Lemon Balm – Sedative Effect

Lemon Balm – Sedative Effect

Lemon Balm: Study shows this herb has a sedative effect on the central nervous system. The oil of seems to inhibit bacteria and viruses. It is a very gentle herb with a mint-like flavor. It has been...

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Goldenseal – Antimicrobial

Goldenseal – Antimicrobial

Goldenseal was used by the Native Americans as a treatment for irritations and inflammation of the mucous membranes of the respiratory, digestive, and urinary tracts. It was commonly used topically...

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Garlic – Antibiotic

Garlic – Antibiotic

Throughout history garlic has been considered a powerful herb to fight inflammation, stop infections, kill parasites and restore vitality. The role of garlic as an antiviral and antibacterial is...

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Tea – “True Tea” Benefits

Tea – “True Tea” Benefits

Green Tea: Black or green, it is brimming with heart-healthy benefits. Its compounds have a healthful impact on several markers of heart disease risk, but debate continues as to which kind is...

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Passion Flower for Anxiety Disorders

Passion Flower for Anxiety Disorders

Passion flower (passionflower) extract has a slightly narcotic effect when taken internally. It has been used as a tranquilizer to treat tension, fatigue, insomnia, and muscle spasms. It is said to...

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Coffee

Coffee

Coffee is America's most popular herbal beverage. Coffee is known to combat drowsiness, temporarily boost athletic performance, ease congestion due to colds and flu, prevent asthma attacks and...

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Zedoary – White Turmeric

Zedoary – White Turmeric

Curcuma zedoaria (zedoary, white turmeric, or temu putih) is a member of the genus Curcuma, family Zingiberaceae, and is a perennial herb. It is also known as white turmeric. Uses for Zedoary:...

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Ginger

Ginger

Ginger: An ancient Indian proverb states that everything good is found in ginger. There's quite a bit of truth in that. This is a versatile healing herb. As a child you were probably been given a...

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Cascara Sagrada

Cascara Sagrada

Cascara Sagrada: (Rhamnus purshiana) Spanish for "sacred bark," comes from the American buckthorn tree native to the western coast of North America, from California to British Columbia, and as far...

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Mullien

Mullien

Mullien: (pronounce Mullen) Mullein has a long medicinal herbal history. Early on, this herb attained a reputation as a Native Americans used to inhale smoking leaves to relieve congestion. Research...

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Lobelia

Lobelia

Lobelia: This herb is a powerful poison that doesn't belong on the home medicine shelf. That might be because it's also referred to as "puke weed." (Ugh!) Similar to nicotine, Lobelia is also called...

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Spearmint

Spearmint

Spearmint: (Mentha spicata) aka: Curled Mint, Fish Mint, Garden Mint, Green Mint, Lamb Mint, Mackerel Mint, Our Lady's Mint, Sage of Bethlehem, Spire Mint. Spearmint is considered a remedy for...

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Echinacea Boosts Immunity

Echinacea Boosts Immunity

Echinacea - The preventative herb that boosts your immune system. Echinacea products are currently one of the best-selling herbal preparations in the United States. Echinacea containing herbal...

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Yarrow – Enhances Wound Healing

Yarrow – Enhances Wound Healing

Yarrow: Distinctive in both appearance and aroma. Yarrow has been used to treat wounds throughout history. In the 1950's an alkoloid from the plant was found to have some ability to make blood clot...

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Meadowsweet for Rheumatism

Meadowsweet for Rheumatism

Meadowsweet - Botanical name: Filipendula ulmaria. Meadowsweet was used historically by herbalists for a wide variety of conditions, including treating rheumatic complaints of the joints and...

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