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Chicory health benefits

Scientific name: Chicorium intybus English name: Chicory Family: Compositae Chicory is a perennial herbaceous plant with 30- 150 cm height. The stem has longitudinal grooves and some latex. The root continues with thick short rhizomes. Chicory is a plant indigenous to Europe, India, and Egypt. It was introduced to the …

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Milk thistle supports our liver

milk thistle

Milk thistle Balance life in the busy world is a challenge for all of us. In modern living we indulge with unhealthy habits without considering the side effects that can cause to our body. Excessive alcohol, medications, poor water quality, processed fast foods, exposure to pesticides and herbicides and inappropriate …

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Depression and medicinal plants

effect of medicinal plants on depression

Overcome your depression with medicinal plants Antidepressant medications are used to treat different kinds of depression, but the treatment takes along time and it always makes most of the users of these medications unsatisfied about the side effects. Although according to the extensive researches on antidepression and sedative characteristics of …

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Herbal medicine

Overview: What is herbal medicine? Herbal medicine — also called botanical medicine or phytomedicine — refers to using a plant’s seeds, berries, roots, leaves, bark, or flowers for medicinal purposes. Herbalism has a long tradition of use outside of conventional medicine. It is becoming more mainstream as improvements in analysis …

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Anorexia Nervosa At A Glance

Anorexia Nervosa At A GlanceAnorexia nervosa is an eating disorder and, more importantly, a psychological disorder. The cause of anorexia has not been definitively established, but self-esteem and self-image issues, societal pressures, and genetic factors likely each play a role. Anorexia affects females far more often than males and is …

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Androgens

What Is It?Androgens are a group of hormones that play a role in male traits and reproductive activity. Present in both males and females, the principle androgens are testosterone and androstenedione.Androgens may be called “male hormones,” but don’t let the name fool you. Both men’s and women’s bodies produce androgens, …

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