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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, …

Mullein: Sweeping Diseases Away

Widely distributed all over Europe, Asia and North America, Mullein has been used for its medicinal properties for centuries. This is a woolly-leafed biennial, which is used for treating various diseases. A large bunch of leaves initially grows at the base of …
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Moringa: The power of the Miracle Tree

A high valued plant distributed in countries all over the world, Moringa or better known as the miracle tree, has notable medicinal uses. Moringa’s extraordinary properties make it exceptional among other plants. Moringa is also called Miracle Tree, Drumstick tree, horseradish tree, …

The bitter taste and the sweet benefits of Momordica

Originating from the Indian subcontinent, Momordica chanrantia or known as bitter melon is a vine which is widely distributed and grown in Carribean, Africa and Asia. This tropical/subtropical vine is commonly used medicinally wherein Momordica’s different parts are processed into brews and …

Hyssop the Secret to Overall Health

Hyssop is a perennial, herbaceous plant native to the East Mediterranean region and Central Asia. It is an aromatic herb of the mint family, Lamiaceae and can grow to about 1.5 feet tall. It has a quadrangular stem that is woody at …

Benefits and Uses of White Oak Bark

The white oak bark is a hardwood native to eastern North America. It comes from the Quercus Alba tree. Although its name refers to it as “white,” it actually has a light gray color. It can last approximately 200 to 300 years, …

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