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Fumitory Herb Health Benefits

Fumitory is a low shrub with gray pointed leaves, and from a distance the plant can have the wispy appearance of smoke thus given the name earth-smoke.   The plant is in the Fumariaceae family Read more [...]

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Cascara Sagrada Herb

Cascara sagrada is Spanish for “sacred bark” and was used for centuries by Native Americans as a laxative and it may also help to relieve constipation. It is also used in some sunscreens and as a flavouring Read more [...]

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Boxwood Herb Health Benefits

Boxwood is a plant it is an evergreen shrub or small tree that belongs to the family Buxacece. People take chemicals from the leaf to make medicine (boxwood extract). The trunk has yellowish-brown and Read more [...]

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Ashoka Herb Health Benefits

Ashoka tree belongs to the family of legumes and is a part of the subfamily Caesalpiniaceae. It was originally found mainly in the central part of the Deccan plateau and in the middle part of the Western Read more [...]

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Asafoetida Herb Health Benefits

Asafoetida has been used for abdominal tumours and as a carminative, intestinal spasmodic, abortifacient, aphrodisiac, diuretic, sedative, and stimulant.   It is used in respiratory conditions, Read more [...]

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Centaury Herb Health Benefits

Centaury is a small, annual herb, native to Europe and naturalized in the United States. It thrives in boggy meadows as well as in dry dunes. The root is fibrous and woody.   It is reputed Read more [...]

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Guacima Herb Health Benefits

Guacima is a medium-sized tree that grows up to 20 m high, with a trunk 30 to 60 cm in diameter. Its oblong leaves are 6 to 12 cm long, and the tree produces small white-to-light-yellow flowers.   It Read more [...]

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Goldenseal Herb Health Benefits

Goldenseal is used for many conditions, but so far, there isn’t enough scientific evidence to determine whether or not it is effective for any of them. Goldenseal is an herb; the dried root is commonly Read more [...]

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Goldenrod Herb Health Benefits

Goldenrod is an herbal remedy that has been used to treat people with medical conditions such as inflammation, urinary problems, kidney problems and other ailments for centuries.   Goldenrod Read more [...]

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Golden Thread Herb Health Benefits

Golden thread is a plant. It is a low, small, perennial shrub; from a slender, golden, creeping rootstock arise the basal, long-petioled, trifoliate, shiny evergreen leaves, each with three toothed leaflets, Read more [...]

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