Tag Archives: Medicinal Plants

Wormwood herb benefits as a remedy


Name: Wormwood Biological Name: Artemisia absinthum Other Names: Wormwood, absinthium, green ginger, absinthe, old woman, southernwood Parts Used: Leaves or flowering tops Active Compounds: bullet Volatile oil with a high level of thujone bullet Sesquiterpene bitter principles: including absinthine, anab. sinthine, artabsine and matricine bullet Volatile oil, of variable compostition, usually containing a- and b-thujone as the major component, up …

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Name: AcanthopanaxBiological Name: Acanthopanacis gracilistyliradicis AraliaceaeOther Names: acanthopanax, wu jia piParts Used: Root barkRemedies For: Antirheumatic, diuretic, circulatory stimulant This herb is closely related to Siberian ginseng and is believed to be very useful for the circulation of blood and qi. It also relieves fluid stagnation. Thus, it is useful for the elderly and for underdeveloped or slow-to-develop children. It …

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Benefits Of Lettuce


Benefits Of LettuceLettuce is one of the most delicate salad plants in this world, which is grown as a leafy vegetable. The vegetable is usually consumed as cold and raw, in salads, hamburgers, tacos and a number of other dishes. There are basically six different types of lettuce, namely Butterhead (Boston or Bibb), Chinese lettuce, Crisphead (Iceberg), Looseleaf, Romaine (Cos) …

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The Incredible Health Benefits of Beans


The Incredible Health Benefits of BeansBeans beans, the healthiest fruit! Beans were long thought to merely be a bunch of awful, weight-inducing carbs, but new research is showing that not only is this untrue, but that beans are actually a very nutritious food! Here we’ll talk about everything beans can do for your body!Beans are an often-overlooked source of incredible …

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The bright blue, star-shaped flowers (which bloom most of the summer) make borage one of the prettiest herb plants, thought the dark green leaves are rather plain. The flavor of the leaves resembles that of cucumber. The plant will grow to a height of about 18 inches, and spread about 12 inches. This hardy annual has a messy, straggling habit. …

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Benefits Of Dates


Benefits Of DatesDate is the name of the fruit of the Date Palm, which is believed to have originated somewhere in the desert oases of northern Africa and, perhaps, southwest Asia. The people of the Middle East have consumed dates, as a part of their staple diet, since centuries, mainly owing to its high nutritional value. Apart from being rich …

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Benefits of soy


Benefits of soyThere is no denying that soy has many health benefits. These health benefits are mainly coming form the quality of the soy proteins and form the isoflavones genistein and daidzein. Below you can find the main health benefits of soy. Soy improves bone healthSoy products, such as soy milk, do not contain a lot of calcium but the …

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Garden cress


 Garden cress [commonly known as aliv in Marathi or halim in Hindi] is a green, cool-season perennial plant used as a leafy vegetable, typically used as a garnish. Undisturbed, the plant can grow to a height of two feet with minimal maintenance. When mature, garden cress produces white or light-pink flowers, and small seed pods. It has long leaves at …

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Health Benefits Of Pear


The pear is a fruit tree of genus Pyrus and also the name of the tree’s edible pomaceous fruit.The pear is classified in subtribe Pyrinae within tribe Pyreae.Pears are delicious fruit that is a member of the rose family and are related to the apples. Pears generally have a large round bottom that tapers towards the top; the skin is …

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Aloe Vera – The Healing Plant

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Aloe Vera – The Healing Plant Aloe Vera is a plant of many surprises and wonders. Whether you use it as vital ingredient in beauty products or it is consumed as dietary supplement. Aloe Vera is a hot fertile region plant, but now it is cultivated in most part of the world. Aloe is a member of the lily family …

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Pineapplea for a balanced diet


Pineapple is one of the most popular tropical fruit that is well known for its juicy sweet taste. This delicious fruit is also known as Pina, Nanas and Ananas. This fruit is rich in nutrition. It has a high content of vitamins, minerals, fibers and enzymes. This fruit is totally fat free and so help to maintain an ideal body …

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