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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Boswellia for osteoporosis, arthritis

Boswellia for osteoporosis, arthritis

Boswellia has been used in connection with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis, bursitis, and osteoarthritis. Boswellia: Common name: Salai guggal. Botanical name: Boswellia serrata....

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Elderberry – Shortens Colds & Flu

Elderberry – Shortens Colds & Flu

Elderberry (S. canadensis): Elderberry flower tea is used to "break" a fever by bringing on sweating. It is used especially for situations in which the feverish person feels chilled, and the tea is...

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Fo-Ti Herb – The Longevity Tonic

Fo-Ti Herb – The Longevity Tonic

Fo-Ti: (Polygonum multiflorum) The Chinese believe that fo-ti is a longevity tonic that can even keep your hair from turning gray. It has a reputation as an aphrodisiac. Traditional Chinese medicine...

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