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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Male Fern Rhizome – Dryopteris crassirhizoma nakai

Male Fern Rhizome – Dryopteris crassirhizoma Sources : Male Fern Rhizome is the dried rhizome and front bases of Dryopteris crassirhizoma Nakai. The drug is collected in autumn, pared off front and fibrous root, washed clean, dried in the sun. Action: To remove heat, counteract toxicity, and expel intestina worms. Rhizoma Dryopteris Crassirhizomae (carbonized): to arrest bleeding. Indications: Abdominal pain…

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Monarda

Monarda Monarda (bee balm, horsemint, oswego tea, or bergamot) is a genus consisting of roughly 16 species of erect, herbaceous annual or perennial plants in the Lamiaceae, indigenous to North America. Ranging in height from 1 to 3 feet (0.2 to 0.9 m), the plants have an equal spread, with slender and long-tapering (lanceolate) leaves; the leaves are opposite on…

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Garden Angelica

Garden Angelica Garden Angelica (Angelica archangelica; syn. Archangelica officinalis Hoffm., Archangelica officinalis var. himalaica C.B.Clarke) is a biennial plant from the umbelliferous family Apiaceae. Alternative English names are Holy Ghost, Wild Celery, and Norwegian angelica During its first year it only grows leaves, but during its second year its fluted stem can reach a height of two meters (or six…

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Allium hypsistum

Allium hypsistum Allium hypsistum, commonly known as Jimbu, is an herb that is used extensively in some regions of  Nepal. The herb, which has a taste in between onion and chives, is most commonly used dried. It is most commonly used to flavor dal or lentils. The dried leaves are fried in ghee to develop their flavour. Uses In a…

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Areca Seed – Areca Catechu

Areca Seed – Areca Catechu Areca catechu is the areca palm or areca nut palm, (Malay: Pinang), a species of palm which grows in much of the tropical Pacific, Asia, and parts of east Africa. The palm is believed to have originated in either Malaysia or the Philippines. Areca is derived from a local name from the Malabar coast of…

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Cumin

Cumin Cumin (Cuminum cyminum, pronounced /ˈkjuːmɪn/ or UK: /ˈkʌmɪn/, US: /ˈkuːmɪn/, and sometimes spelled cummin) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native from the east Mediterranean to East India. Scientific Name: Cuminum cyminum Biological Background: A seasoning that is the principal ingredient of curry powder, a blend of powdered Indian spices. Cumin is a member of the parsley family…

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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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Proteas

Proteas Protea (pronounced /ˈproʊtiːə/) is both the botanical name and the English common name of a genus of flowering plants, sometimes also called sugarbushes. The genus Protea was named in 1735 by Carolus Linnaeus after the Greek god Proteus who could change his form at will, because proteas have such different forms. Linneaus’s genus was formed by merging a number…

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Plumeria

Plumeria Plumeria (common name Frangipani; syn. Himatanthus Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.) is a small genus of 7-8 species native to tropical and subtropical Americas.The genus consists of mainly deciduous shrubs and trees. P. rubra (Common Frangipani, Red Frangipani, Champa), native to Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela,produces flowers ranging from yellow to pink depending on form or cultivar. From…

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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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Pumpkin Seed – Cucurbita moschata Duch

Pumpkin Seed – Cucurbita moschata Duch Pumpkin is a gourd-like squash of the genus Cucurbita and the family Cucurbitaceae (which also includes gourds). In the United States and Canada it is a common name of or can refer to cultivars of any one of the species Cucurbita pepo, Cucurbita mixta, Cucurbita maxima, and Cucurbita moschata. They are typically orange or…

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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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Bitter Apricot Seed

Bitter Apricot Seed   Source The mature seed of Prunus armeniaca L. var. ansu Maxim. (Fam. Rosaceae). Distribution Mainly in Chinese provinces such as Liaoning, Hebei,and Shandong, and in Inner Mongolia. Mostly naturally grown; also cultivated. Harvest & Processing Collect fruits after maturation in summer; remove sarcocarp and husks; take out seeds; dry under the sun. Commonly used in Hong…

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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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Big Fruit Elm Fruit

Big Fruit Elm Fruit Sources : Bigfruit Elm Fruit is the dried prepared fruit of Ulmus macrocarpa hance. or Ulmus pumila L. The drug is collected in summer when ripe, and the seeds are soaked in water until ferment, added elm bark flour, red soil, chrysanthemi flos powder and warm boiling water, mixed, cut into pieces, and dried. Action :…

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Seed of Asiatic plantain

Seed of Asiatic plantain Organic Herba Plantaginis (Whole plant / Seed ) Latin name: Herba Plantaginis English name: Asiatic plantain, broadleaf plantain, greater plantain, large plantain Chinese Pin Yin nam Che Qian Cao Distribution Throughout China, south east Asia. Botanical Source: Semen Plantaginis . English name: Semen Plantaginis Extract/Seed of Asiatic plantain Extract latin name: plantago asiatica l. Botanical Source: Semen Plantaginis source:…

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