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Scullcap for Insomnia and Menstrual Symptoms

Scutellaria lateriflora, commonly known as skullcap, is a perennial herb that has opposite, heart-shaped leaves with toothed or scalloped edges. It is a weak-stemmed plant that often falls to the ground. Its root is a crawling rhizome, which sprouts branched and hairy …

General benefits of Senna Leaf

Senna Leaf, also known as Follium Sennae, refers to the dried leaves from either Cassia acutifolia Delile or Cassia angustifolia Vahl. Leaves from Cassia acutifolia Delile are obovate or lanceolate, a bit curly and unequally oblique at the base, greyish-green, have distinctive …

Powerful Benefits of Skullcap, Baikal

Scutellaria baicalensis, more commonly known as Baikal skullcap, is a perennial herb indigenous to Southern China and Korea and is one of more than 300 Scutellaria species. Its dried roots are used in traditional Chinese medicine. The plant grows to about 1-4 …

Benefits and Uses of Goldenseal Root

Goldenseal or hydrastis canadensis is probably one of the most popular herbs in the United States used for treatment in almost any infection. Its long history can be traced to the Native American tribes of the northeast, the Cherokee, where they used …

Gentian Root

Gentian root is widely used as herbal remedy for many diseases associated with the liver. Also known as Long Dan Cao, it refers to the dried roots and rhizome of Gentiana scabra Bunge, Gentiana triflora pall,Gentiana manshurica Kitag, Gentiana lutea, Gentiana rigescens …

Benefits and Uses of Blessed Thistle

The blessed thistle is an herbal medicine that was considered sacred during the European Middle Ages because of its healing properties. That time it was commonly used as a digestive stimulant, a tonic, and was eaten as a vegetable. During the 16th …
Echinacea

Echinacea AKA Purple Coneflower

Echinacea, also known as purple coneflower, belongs to the sunflower family. It is a highly sought-after medical herb, especially at the onset of the cold and flu season, when people are exposed to these ailments on a daily basis.  When properly used, …

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