Green Tea

Green Tea [media id=3 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about green tea—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. All types of tea (green, black, and oolong) are produced from the Camellia sinensis plant using different methods. Fresh leaves from the Camellia sinensis plant are steamed to produce green tea. Common Names—green tea,…

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Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare

Fennel – Foeniculum vulgare Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a plant species in the genus Foeniculum (treated as the sole species in the genus by most botanists). It is a member of the family Apiaceae (formerly the Umbelliferae). It is a hardy, perennial, umbelliferous herb, with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. It is indigenous to the shores of the Mediterranean, but…

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Blackberrylily Rhizome

Blackberrylily Rhizome Product Name: Blackberry lily Rhizome Extract Blackberry lily root extract is used in medicine can be made into drugs with anti-toxins, clear the blood swelling in favor of the throat and benefits functions. Indications: sore throat, cough and breathing difficulties, due to toxic heat, and fire the wealth of sputum expectoration. extract, blackberry, lily, blackberry lily, rhizome, rhizome…

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Bilberry

Bilberry [media id=4 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about bilberry—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Bilberry is a relative of the blueberry, and its fruit is commonly used to make pies and jams. It has been used for nearly 1,000 years in traditional European medicine. Bilberry grows in North America, Europe,…

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Acacia Catechu

Acacia Catechu English name: Black Catechu Sankrit name: Khadir Family: Fabaceae – Mimosoideae Part used: Bark Traditional uses: In Ayurvedic medicine, Acacia leaves, flowers, and pods have long been used to expel worms, to staunch bleeding, heal wounds, and suppress the coughing up of blood. Its strong astringent action is used to contract and toughen mucous membranes throughout the body…

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Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus Acorus calamus is a Perennial, semi-aquatic and smelly plant, found in both temperate and subtemperate zones. It is upto 6 feet tall, aromatic, sword-shaped leaves and small, yellow/green flowers with branched rhizome. Rhizome horizontal, jointed, somewhat vertically compressed, spongy within, 1.25-2.5 cm in thickness, pale to dark brown or ocassionally orange-brown in colour, leaves grass-like or sword shaped,…

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Great Burdock Root Extract

Great Burdock Root Extract Products name: Great Burdock Root Extract Latin name: Arctium lappa L Burdock Root is one of the foremost cleansing herbs, providing nourishing support for the blood, the liver, and the natural defense system. It’s rich in Vitamins B-1, B-6, B-12, and E, plus manganese, copper, iron, zinc, sulfur, and more. You’ll find Burdock Root in many…

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Dandelion

Dandelion Dandelion is a rich source of vitamins A, B complex, C, and D, as well as minerals such as iron, potassium, and zinc. Dandelion leaves are used to add flavor to salads, sandwiches, and teas. The roots are used in some coffee substitutes, and the flowers are used to make wines. Parts Used: Dandelion leaves act as a diuretic,…

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Podophyllum Peltatum

Podophyllum Peltatum May Apple is also known by these names:  Mayapple, Devil’s Apple, Hog-apple, Indian Apple, American Mandrake, American May Apple, Racoonberry, Wild Lemon Podophyllum peltatum, commonly called mayapple (also known as mandrake root, American mandrake, raccoon berry, wild lemon, Indian apple, duck’s foot, hog apple, umbrella plant, ground lemon), is a herbaceous perennial plant in the family Berberidaceae, native…

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Rehmannia Root

Rehmannia Root Rehmannia Root is a native of China and is one of the first species of the genus to be introduced and cultivated in the West. It thrives in light, moist, well-drained, neutral-to-acid, sandy soil in full sun; and when cultivated, the thick, reddish-yellow roots are lifted in autumn or early winter for use in herbal medicine. Long used…

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Wild Mint Herb Extract

Wild Mint Herb Extract This Wild Mint herb has long been known to relieve nausea & vomiting of pregnancy, and travel sickness. It is a traditional treatment of fevers, colds and influenza. As an inhalant, this herb is used as temporary relief for nasal catarrh. Where headaches are associated with digestion, Peppermint may help. As a nervine, it eases anxiety &…

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Herb Information

Herb Information If we talk of herbal medicine then our minds will drift into traditional medicine, herbal carrying, herbal shop that provides packaging for migraine headaches or colds. No one was because it entered the category of herbal medicines. In other Asian countries, especially China, Korea and India for the rural population, herbal medicine into the first choice for treatment,…

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Chinese Gentian Root

Chinese Gentian Root Name: Chinese gentian Biological Name: Gentianae longdancao,Gentianaceae Other Names: Chinese gentian, gentian, Long dan cao, gentian root Product Name: Gentian Extract Product Origin: China Scientific name (Latin name): gentiana scabra Gentian root(Radix Gentianae, Gentian,Gentiana Lutea,Chinese Gentian) Family: Gentianaceae Herbs:Radix Gentianae, Gentian(Gentiana Lutea), Chinese Gentian Function & usage: 1)This species is commonly used for medicinal purposes and to…

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White Kidney Bean

White Kidney Bean White Kidney Bean is an American natural. Long known to be a highly nutritious source of fiber and minerals, it is now thought to interfere with the absorption of complex carbohydrates (pasta, breads, potatoes, etc.); and as a “starch blocker,” White Kidney Bean is said to be very helpful as a support for weight loss programs. Recent research…

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Boswellia Serrata

Boswellia Serrata English name: Olibanum, Frankincense Sanskrit name: Sallaki Family: Burseraceae Part used: Gum Traditional uses: The gum is credited with astringent, stimulant, expectorant, diuretic, diaphoretic, antipyretic, stomachic, emmenagogue and antiseptic properties. It is reported to be useful in ulcers, tumours, goitre. It is used in the preparation of an ointment for sores and is used with butter in syphilis….

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Adhatoda Vasica

Adhatoda Vasica Justicia adhatoda L. (Adulsa, Malabar Nut) is a medicinal plant native to Asia. The plant grows wild in abundance all over Nepal, India, and the Pothohar region of Pakistan, particularly in the Pharwala area. Botanical Name: Adhatoda vasica, Justicia adhatoda English name: Malabar nut Sanskrit name: Vasaka Family: Acanthaceae Part used: Leaves Traditional uses: The plant is recommended…

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Coffee Arabica

Coffee Arabica Scientific name: Coffee arabica Common names: Coffee Sanskrit name: Mlech-phala Family: Rubiaceae Plant part used: Seeds Traditional uses: Uses of Coffee as per the Traditional Indian Medicine: Coffee is a palliative in spasmodic asthma, in whooping cough, delirium tremors, and hysterical affections and in the palpitation of the heart; it is highly recommended in cholera infantum; successful in…

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