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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Tea

Tea [media id=6 width=500 height=400] Tea Folium Camelliae (England) Tea Alias – Tea. Source – the camellia plants of tea Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze of young leaves or buds. Plant Morphology – evergreen shrubs or small trees, high-1 ~ 6m. Twig and leaves are photogenic powder hair. Leaves alternate, thin-coriaceous, oval-shaped lanceolate to oval-shaped, long 4 ~ 10cm, width 2…

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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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Rose

Rose [media id=8 width=500 height=400] Flos Rosae Rugosae Alias – Lake flowers, Rosa flowers. Sources – for the Rosaceae Rose Rosa rugosa Thunb.’s Bud. Plant Morphology – deciduous shrub, height of about 2m. Stem and branches are Picts, glandular, and dense was fluff. Alternate pinnate compound leaf; lobule 5 ~ 9, oval-shaped or oval-shaped obovate, long 2 ~ 5cm, fine…

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Aloe

Aloe [media id=12 width=500 height=400] Aloe (scientific name: Aloe) commonly known as Aloe, native to the Mediterranean, Africa, for the Asphodelaceae perennial herbs, According to research, more than 300 kinds of wild aloe species, mainly in Africa and other places. The plant popular popular favorite, mainly because of its ease of cultivation, both for the mosaic of ornamental plants. Only…

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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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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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Mimosa

Mimosa [media id=7 width=500 height=400] Herba Mimosae Pudicae (United Kingdom) Sensitiveplant Herb Alias – sexual shame grass, grass induction. Sources – for the legumes Mimosa Mimosa pudica L. in the whole plant. Plant morphology – or semi-perennial shrub, up to 1m. Multi-branched stem, Bianti scattered hair or sharp thorn barb. 2 back to pinnate compound leaf, pinna 2 ~ 4,…

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Wolfberry

Wolfberry [media id=10 width=500 height=400] Wolfberry Fructus Lyeii (United Kingdom) Barbary Wolfberry Fruit Alias – West wolfberry, white thorn, mountain wolfberry, white pimple pin. Sources – for the Solanaceae plant in Ningxia wolfberry Lycium barbarum L. fruits. Plant Morphology – thick shrubs, sometimes into small tree-like, high up to 25cm, there are thorns. Single leaf alternate or a few pieces…

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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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