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Ginger Herb Health Benefits

Ginger is an herb that is used as a spice and also for its therapeutic qualities. Ginger is part of the Zingiberaceae family, as are cardamom, turmeric and galangal. Ginger is grown as a root and is a Read more [...]

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Condonopsis Herb Health Benefits

Codonopsis plant has leaves that are oval shaped and greenish purple flowers that are bell shaped. This herb has its origin in China and few other parts of Asia, a genus in the family Campanulaceae.   Codonopsis Read more [...]

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Cinchona Herb Health Benefits

Cinchona is an herb that is indigenous to the Amazon Rainforest, and is celebrated for its wide variety of health advantages. It is the bark of the tree that is used in herbal medicine and is sourced for Read more [...]

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Dill Herb

Dill, scientifically known as Anethum Graveolens, has been used for culinary and medicinal purposes for hundreds of years. Dill can be a perennial or annual herb, depending on where it is cultivated in Read more [...]

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Broomweed Herb Health Benefits

Broomweed or broom snakeweed is a short-lived, perennial half-shrub ranging from 6 inches to about 2 feet tall. The leaves are narrow and threadlike. The small yellow flowers are clustered at the branch Read more [...]

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Bottle Gourd Health Benefits

Bottle gourd is a hairy, rapid growing trailing or climbing annual herb, extending 30 feet or more in length. It has stout 5-angled stems, long-stalked, leaves and large yellow flowers.   It Read more [...]

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Aconite Herb Health Benefits

Aconite is a hardy perennial, with a fleshy, spindle-shaped root, pale coloured when young, but subsequently acquiring a dark brown skin.   The stem is about 3 feet high, with dark green, glossy Read more [...]

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Arjuna Herb Health Benefits

Terminalia Arjuna bark herb is used by doctors who practice Ayurvedic healing. The bark of Arjuna is useful as an anti-ischemic and cardio protective agent in hypertension and in ischemic heart disease, Read more [...]

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Amargo Herb Health Benefits

Amargo is a deciduous tree that can reach 100 feet, but usually it is a smaller size of about twenty feet. It is indigenous to Brazil, Peru, Venezuela, Suriname, Colombia, Argentina, and Guyana.   This Read more [...]

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Amaranth Herb Health Benefits

Amaranth is an annual herb; its stout, upright stem grows 3-4 feet high and bears alternate, oblong-lanceolate pointed, green leaves that have a red-purplish spot.   Amaranth is rich in essential Read more [...]

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