Womens Health

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 …

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 …

Motherwort: Change your way of living

Motherwort is a prickly bush that originated from Central Asia and South-eastern Europe, but now can be found worldwide. Motherwort has been used for centuries to treat conditions related to child birth. Leonurus cardiaca or Motherwort is also called as Lion’s Ear …

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 …

Turmeric Root One of the Gems of Foods

Turmeric root is one of the healthiest foods known to man. Normally used in curries, turmeric is now packaged as supplements, too. The deep golden yellow root comes from a plant called Curcuma longa. Turmeric is used as a condiment, textile dye, …

Vitex A Natural Home Remedy for PMS

The term “Vitex” refers to 250 species of plants in the family Lamiaceae. However, in modern times, it commonly refers to Vitex agnus-castus. This plant is native to the tropics, primarily in Asia and other parts of Eurasia. Vitex plants range from …

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