Olive Leaf

Olive Leaf The Source: Seagate employees hand select our olive leaves from local trees immediately after the olives are harvested each winter. This is the moment of highest level of phytochemical and antioxidant activity once the fruit has ripened. Side Effects: Olive leaves have been used safely for thousands of years. The only known side-effect is the possibility of a…

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Loquat Leaf

Loquat Leaf Biological Name: Rosaceae Eriobotryae japonicae Other Names: Loquat leaf, pi pa ye Loquat leaf is often used in Chinese herb formulas and syrups to alleviate “lung heat” syndromes. These diseases are usually caused by infections, though they can arise from other causes, such as smoking. The main application of the syrup is coughs, but loquat leaves also are…

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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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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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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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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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Virginia Creeper – Parthenocissus quinquefolia

Virginia Creeper – Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia creeper, five-leaved ivy, or five-finger (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) is a woody vine native to eastern and central North America, in southeastern Canada, the eastern and central United States, eastern Mexico, and Guatemala, west as far as Manitoba, South Dakota, Utah and Texas. A woody, dedicuous vine, Virginia Creeper can be high-climbing or trailing, 3-40 ft.;…

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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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Alisma

Alisma Alisma is a genus of flowering plants in the family Alismataceae, members of which are commonly known as water-plantains. The genus consists of aquatic plants with leaves either floating or submerged, found in a variety of still water habitats around the world (nearly worldwide). The flowers are hermaphrodite, and are arranged in panicles, racemes, or umbels. Alisma flowers have…

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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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