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Chaga

Chaga Mushroom: Top Medicinal Mushroom [2018 Data]

Chaga has for thousands of years remained popular in Eurasia where it is called 'Gift from God' due to its medicinal properties. It is known by ...
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Black Sesame Seeds: Top 10 Health Benefits (New Data)

Black Sesame Seeds: Top 10 Health Benefits (New Data)

Ready to benefit from black sesame seeds? You've come to the right place! We'll take a quick and fun look at what makes them different ...
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Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum Cuspidatum) Health Benefits [2018 Update]

Japanese Knotweed (Polygonum Cuspidatum) Health Benefits [2018 Update]

In Eastern-Asian countries like Japan, China and Korea, the Polygonum cuspidatum plant, more commonly known as Japanese knotweed, is a widely used medicinal herb. Today, it is ...
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Tinder conk mushroom

Tinder Conk Mushroom (Fomes Fomentarius) Top Health Benefits

When Otzi the Iceman was unearthed, scientists found Fomes Fomentarius in his pouch. This gave scientists the idea that the fungus has been used for ...
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Maca Root: Uses and Health Benefits of for Women (Latest Research)

Maca Root: Uses and Health Benefits of for Women (Latest Research)

Maca root is commonly called Peruvian ginseng. Its scientific Latin name is Lepidium Peruvianum. People in the Andes region have been consuming it for centuries because ...
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Assortment of ayurvedic herbs in wooden spoons on wooden background

Ayurvedic Herbs – The Science of Life (Top 7 List)

In Ayurveda medicine a lot of herbs are used for healing purposes. For centuries, Ayurvedic herbs have been widely-known amongst practitioners of alternative Eastern Medicine ...
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herbs pregnant

21 Herbs to Avoid During Pregnancy (Updated List)

Before you become a mother you don't need to worry about the herbs you take affecting anyone but yourself. As soon as you become pregnant ...
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Coptis Herb Root: Top 7 Health Benefits (2018 Research)

Coptis Herb Root: Top 7 Health Benefits (2018 Research)

Coptis is a perennial herb root that is native to China and to the cooler parts of Asia. It is generally found in boggy damp ...
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Jamun Fruit (Black Java Plum) Top 13 Health Benefits

Jamun Fruit (Black Java Plum) Top 13 Health Benefits

Jamun (Syzygium cuminii), Java Plum or Black Plum, is known by other names like Jambolan Skeels, Malabar plum or Portuguese plum. Belonging to the Myrtaceae ...
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glossy privet

Glossy Privet: Top Health Benefits [2018 Results]

One of the oldest Chinese herbal medicines, Glossy Privet or Ligustrum lucidum has been used for over 2,000 years as an ancient remedy for weakness in ...
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Buchu: Herbal Benefits and Uses [Important New Findings]

Buchu: Herbal Benefits and Uses [Important New Findings]

Buchu plants are native to South Africa and have stems which can grow up to 100 cm long as well as ericoid leaves and five-petal ...
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Mucuna Pruriens: Health Benefits, Risks [Latest 2018 Research]

Mucuna Pruriens: Health Benefits, Risks [Latest 2018 Research]

Mucuna pruriens is like no other plant. This legume—also known by the names velvet bean, cow itch, cowage, agbara and karara—boasts of multiple health benefits ...
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Skullcap or Scullcap? Either Way, Amazing Health Benefits [2018 List]

Skullcap or Scullcap? Either Way, Amazing Health Benefits [2018 List]

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 ...
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Liver Detox & Cleanse: Best Herbs and Supplements (#2 Is Shocking)

Liver Detox & Cleanse: Best Herbs and Supplements (#2 Is Shocking)

Your liver is the second largest organ in your body next to the skin. Its natural function is to clean your body of the toxins ...
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Jiaogulan: The Next Big Thing? [Latest Research]

Jiaogulan: The Next Big Thing? [Latest Research]

From the far-distant corners of the Guizhou Providence in China hails a plant that locals claim is so health-promoting, that they've named it "the herb ...
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Korean Ginseng

Korean Panax Ginseng: Root of Life (Top 13 Benefits)

Korean ginseng root (Panax ginseng) originated in North Korea, is a member of the Araliaceae family of herbs and has been used for over 4,000 years ...
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Beetroot: Top Health Benefits (#1 Might Surprise You)

Beetroot: Top Health Benefits (#1 Might Surprise You)

Beetroot is usually colored a deep purple-red, but other variations of beets are colored white, yellow, or a combination of these. As its name implies, ...
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fulvic acid myth

The Shilajit Fulvic Acid Myth

Shilajit is often sold in the West with high standardized levels of fulvic acid as an active ingredient. Fulvic acid has benefits but was never ...
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Zedoary: Health Benefits of White Turmeric [2018 Updates]

Zedoary: Health Benefits of White Turmeric [2018 Updates]

Zedoary (Curcuma zedoaria) or white turmeric is a perennial plant that is a member of the Zingiberaceae family. The plant bears yellow flowers with green ...
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Amla

Amla: 19 Alternative Health Benefits (Insane List)

One of the most common elements in Ayurveda health preparations is Amla, an exceptional source of vitamin C and antioxidants. In fact, even a tiny ...
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benefits of calamus root

Calamus Root: Top Health Benefits [2018 Research]

Calamus plants are tall and perennial plants that grow in wet lands. Their leaves have strong scents and are used to make perfumes. Their roots, ...
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