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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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Alexanders Herb Health Benefits

Alexanders herb is similar to that of Angelica and is related to fennel, dill, sweet Cicely, cow parsley, lovage, carrots, caraway, anise, lesser and greater burnet saxifrage, water fennel or water dropwort Read more [...]

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Alehoof Herb Health Benefits

Alehoof is one of the commonest plants, flourishing upon sunny hedge banks and waste ground in all parts of Great Britain.   The root is perennial, throwing out long, trailing, unbranched square Read more [...]

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Plantain Herb Health Benefits

Plantain is one of the world's great "wound herbs. The natural antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of plantain leaf make it great for healing wounds, and for itching or pain associated with Read more [...]

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Yohimbe Herb Health Benefits

Yohimbe also known as yohimbehe, and yohimbine is derived from the bark of a West African evergreen tree. Yohimbine is an active chemical (an alkaloid) found in the bark and is cultivated into supplement Read more [...]

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Sceletium Herb Health Benefits

Sceletium is a plant from South Africa. It has a long history of use as a traditional medicine by tribes of South Africa. Historically, Sceletium tortuosum was eaten or chewed, or used as a snuff producing Read more [...]

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Pygeum Herb Health Benefits

Pygeum Africanum is an evergreen found at higher elevations across Africa. It generally grows at altitudes of 3000 feet or higher. It is becoming endangered due to the demand for its bark.   The Read more [...]

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Hoodia Herb Health Benefits

Hoodia is a succulent, fleshy cactus-like plant of the Asclepiad family. Because the plant has been over-harvested and is nearing extinction in its native range in southern Africa, it is protected from Read more [...]

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Caralluma Herb Health Benefits

Caralluma is a succulent plant (cactus) from India. In India it grows wild and is often used as a border in gardens and as a roadside shrub. The Caralluma genus is one such genus of edible succulents, Read more [...]

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Hawthorn Herb Health Benefits

Hawthorn is a flowering shrub in the rose family, dry extracts are just one of many by-product options of hawthorn, and the herb can be made into tablets or capsules. Small berries, called haws, sprout Read more [...]

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