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Rehmannia – Nature’s All-Around Tonic

Rehmannia glutinosa, particularly its root, is traditionally used in Japanese and Chinese medicine. It is feels cold to the tongue, and can be sweet or bitter. It is primarily found in Northeastern China and has been used for over 2,000 years. It …

Salvia – the Versatile Medicinal Mint

Salvia officinalis aurea, a member of the mint family, is more commonly known as sage or common sage. The term ‘Salvia’ was coined from the Latin word ‘Salvere’ which means ‘to cure’. Dried sage leaves, and the oils extracted from them, are …

The Many Benefits of Psyllium Seed

Psyllium Seed is the seed of the herb Plantago that grows mainly in India, Pakistan, and Iran. It is widely used throughout the world for the production of mucilage, a sticky substance secreted by plants. It has been widely used for its …

Herbal Analysis: Oregon Grape Root

Native to North America, the Oregon Grape Root is widely distributed in the Pacific Northwest and is used for its medicinal properties. This flowering perennial is closely related to the medical characteristics of goldenseal. But due to the near-extinction status of goldenseals, …

Oat Straw: An Authentic Energizer

Oat straw is an energy food that is rich and calcium and comes from green oats. Primarily used to support brain health and reduces anxiety, It also reduces the risk of heart disease. Moreover, taking oat straw increases energy and physical performance …

The Bitter Sweet Notoginseng

Panaz notoginseng, or notoginseng as it is most commonly referred to, is a root crop that belongs to the family of ginseng plants. The Chinese refer to it as the “three-seven root” as it has three branches with exactly seven leaves in …

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