Grape Seed Extract

Grape Seed Extract [media id=5 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about grape seed extract—uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. The grape seeds used to produce grape seed extract are generally obtained from wine manufacturers. The leaves and fruit of the grape have been used medicinally since ancient Greece. Common Name—grape seed extract Latin…

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Lavender

Lavender [media id=1 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb lavender—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Lavender is native to the Mediterranean region. It was used in ancient Egypt as part of the process for mummifying bodies. Lavender’s use as a bath additive originated in Persia, Greece, and Rome. The…

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Wild Yam

Wild Yam Other Names: Colic-root, Devil’s-bones, Rheumatism Root, Wilde Yamwurzel Product Name: Wild Yam Extract Plant Origin: Dioscorea opposita Thunb Action:1) It is a remedy used to relieve intestinal colic,to soothe diverticulitis,ease dysmenorroea and ovarian and uterine pains. 2) It is a remedy used in the treatment rheumatoid arthritis, especially the acute phase where there is intense inflammation. Wild Yam…

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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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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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Clove

Clove Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae. Cloves are native to the Maluku islands in Indonesia and used as a spice in cuisines all over the world. Cloves are harvested primarily in Indonesia, India, Madagascar, Zanzibar, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The clove tree is an evergreen that grows to a…

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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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Coriander Herb

Coriander Herb Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Coriander Herbs are also known as cilantro, particularly in the Americas. Coriander Herbs is native to southwestern Asia and west to North Africa. These herb seeds is a soft, hairless plant growing to 50 cm 20 in tall. coriander, edit, wikipedia, leaves, uses, from, spice, seeds, this,…

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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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Chinese Gentian (Longdancao)

 Chinese Gentian (Longdancao) Chinese Gentian is the dried root and rhizome of Gentiana Manshurica Kitag.The drug is collected in spring and autumn. Pharmaceutical Name: Radix Gentianae Botanical Name: Gentiana scabra Bge. Gentiana triflora Pall. Gentiana manshurica Kitag. Common Name: Chinese Gentian Source of Earliest Record: Shennong Bencao Jing Part Used & Method for Pharmaceutical Preparations: The roots, or rhizomes, are…

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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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Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle Milk Thistle is a unique herb which contains a natural compound called silymarin. silymarin nourishes the liver like no other nutrient currently known. The liver acts as the body’s filter constantly cleansing to protect you from toxins. Over time.these toxins can accumulate in the liver. Milk thistle’s potent antioxidant properties and rejuvenating actions help keep the liver strong…

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Asian Ginseng

Asian Ginseng [media id=2 width=500 height=400] Introduction This fact sheet provides basic information about the herb Asian ginseng—common names, uses, potential side effects, and resources for more information. Asian ginseng is native to China and Korea and has been used in various systems of medicine for many centuries. Asian ginseng is one of several types of true ginseng (another is…

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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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Common Carpesium Fruit

Common Carpesium Fruit Common Carpesium Fruit is the dried ripe fruit of Carpesium abrotanoides L. (Fam. Compositae). Action: To kill worms. Indications: Ascarisis, oxyuriasis, taeniasis; abdominal pain or infantile malnutrition due to intestinal parasitosis. The whole plant is alterative antiscorbutic astringent depurative discutient emetic expectorant febrifuge laxative and vulnerary. A decoction is used in the treatment of bronchitis tonsillitis boils…

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Let’s recognize culinary herbs and usability

Let’s recognize culinary herbs and usability The uniqueness of taste and smell make it often used in cooking various nations. He also has various properties in perubatan and beauty, and used as a durable material also semulajadi and kraftangan materials. That is the privilege of spices and herbs hundred. In fact, our country (especially Malacca) has become the center of…

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Coconut

Coconut [media id=9 width=500 height=400] The Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera) is a member of the Family Arecaceae (palm family). It is the only species in the genus Cocos, and is a large palm, growing to 30 m tall, with pinnate leaves 4–6 m long, pinnae 60–90 cm long; old leaves break away cleanly leaving the trunk smooth. The term coconut refers…

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