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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 …

Saw Palmetto – Made for Men

Saw Palmetto is a plant whose ripe fruits or berries are used to make medicine. It is a palm scientifically known as Serenoa repens. It is also known as American Dwarf Palm Tree, Cabbage Palm, Sabal, and Saw Palmetto Berry. Saw palmetto …

The Numerous Health Benefits of Lobelia

Lobelia inflata is an herb found in the southeastern part of Canada and the eastern half of the United States, with the exception of Florida. The said herb is known to be very effective in treating various ailments. Several studies have already …

Beet Root

Beet root is usually colored a deep purple-red, but other variations are colored white, yellow, or a combination of these. As its name implies, it is the root part of the main plant, the beet. The plant itself has dark green leaves, …

Benefits and Uses of Bladderwrack

Bladderwrack is a type of seaweed found on the coasts of the North Sea, the western Baltic Sea and the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The thallus, its main stem, has been used medicinally for thousands of years to stimulate thyroid function and …

How to get rid of a cold sore overnight?

Colds sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus and unfortunately, it’s difficult to completely cure this problem once it attaches to your immune system. You can get rid of cold sore overnight but the condition may be reactivated as your immune …
Catuaba

Catuaba Benefits and Uses

Catuaba is a collective name for several varieties of trees in the Amazon whose barks are gathered and used mainly as a libido enhancer and to treat sexual dysfunction. Probably the most common among the trees in this group is the Erythroxylum …
Mucuna Pruriens

Mucuna Pruriens (Benefits and Uses)

Mucuna or velvet bean is an herb native to the Caribbean. It is sought-after for its seeds’ L-3-4-dihydroxyphenylalanine (L-Dopa) content. Natives have, for centuries, harvested and ground the seeds into a powder that has medicinal properties. The powder was commonly used as …

Natural Care for Bone Fractures

When a bone in the body breaks or cracks, it’s called fracture. There are two types of fractures: closed or simple, when the skin that covers the bone remains intact, or it’s open or compound when the bone breaks the skin. When …

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