Tag Archives: Medicinal Plants

The health benefits of beet

The health benefits of beet The health benefits of beet include anemia, digestion, constipation, piles, blood circulation, kidney disorders, skin care, dandruff, gall bladder disorders, cancer, and heart diseases. Beets or beetroots, as they are called, belong to the Chenopodiaceous family. Health benefits of beet roots can be attributed to their richness in nutrients, vitamins and minerals. They are a …

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The health benefits of Mustard Essential Oil

The health benefits of Mustard Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties like stimulant, irritant, appetizer, anti bacterial, anti fungal, insect repellant, hair vitalizer, cordial, diaphoretic, anti rheumatic and tonic. Mustard Oil has contrary reputations in different parts of the world. It is very-very popular oil in the Indian Subcontinent, more precisely in the Eastern parts of India and …

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the health benefits of mustard seeds

Mustard greens and mustard seeds are among the oldest known herbal remedies for a great number of health conditions. Originated from the Mediterranean areas, mustard and the herbs from Brassica family were quite popular in the Middle and Far East. These herbal remedies are mentioned in ancient writings of Sanscrit and New Testament. Curative purposes and health benefits of mustard …

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The Health Benefits of Purslane

Vegetables offer an amazing variety of health benefits. From broccoli to carrots, each veggie has its own array of healthful vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. When choosing vegetables for the dinner table, it’s best to choose a variety of types so you can benefit from their diverse health offerings. One vegetable you may not have had the good fortune to try …

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The health benefits of persimmon

There are a number of foods that exist that have some really helpful health benefits for those who eat them. Many times these foods are various kinds of fruits and vegetables, but there are certainly others that exhibit these medicinal properties as well. In the United States right now, people are becoming much more conscious of the kinds of foods …

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the heaith benefits of Rye

Rye has been consumed by people mostly in the Central Asian region, as well as in other parts of the Middle East for many centuries now. In the old days, it was not very popular and was considered a lower quality grain than others like wheat and barley. Recently, however, it has become quite popular as an alternative to wheat, …

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Alfalfa

Alfalfa is a medicinal and nutritive herb. It has various medicinal benefits because of its richness in vitamins and minerals. Alfalfa is also known by other names such as Purple Medick and Lucerne. The plant is one of the most important forage plants. Its seeds and leaves are used to cure various ailments. Alfalfa contains a variety of minerals and …

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Kava

Today, making kava products is quite easy. This beverage is generally prepared from the root powder available directly. Preparation of Kava Root Powder Dried Kava roots are grounded into fine powder. Usually 1 tbs of the root powder is added to 1 cup of water. Sometimes, 8 tbs of root powder is added to 1 cup of water to strengthen …

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Sesame seeds

Sesame seeds have a high nutritive value. They benefit our body as a whole especially the kidneys, liver, stomach and spleen. They are rich in iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, copper, manganese, phosphorous, proteins, vitamin E, vitamin B1, fiber and phytic acid. Health Benefits of Sesame Seeds Sesame seeds help in digestion, stimulate blood circulation and benefit the nervous system. Sesame …

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Plums

The  Health Benefits of PlumsThis time of year, you can find big baskets of Italian plums at local farmer’s markets. These are the dusky, oval-shaped plums that have a second life as prunes. They’re sweet, juicy and great for baking. I love how their purple color melts into a cake batter. Like most fruits, plums are good for you and …

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wormwood

Other Common Names: Cudweed sagewort, Silver sagebrush, Istafiate, Iztauhyلtl, Ajenjo del paيs, Estafiate de Castilla         Where is it found? Various species of plants are known commonly as “estafiate” or “istafiate” throughout Mexico and the Southwestern portion of the United States. Due to their great similarity in resemblance, some species are difficult to identify and not all contain exactly …

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