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The health benefits of Orange Essential Oil

The health benefits of Orange Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties like anti inflammatory, anti depressant, anti spasmodic, anti septic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative and cholagogue. This essential oil is obtained from the peels of orange by cold compression. Although all of you know oranges very well, …

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The Health Benefits of Millet

Millet Millet is a grain that has often been associated with bird food but it has a whole host of nutritional benefits for people as well. Your nutritionist may recommend millet if you suffer from asthma, migraines or thyroid problems. Read on to find out more – you may just …

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the health benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin    Because of its delicious and perfumed taste, the pumpkin is a favorite for many people. It is a vegetable with many uses: used as a basis for food, an ingredient for sweets and medicine, pumpkin is well known because of Halloween, when it is carved in the shape …

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The health benefits of raisins

The health benefits of raisins include relief from constipation, acidosis, anemia, fever, and sexual weakness. Raisins also help in weight gain, eye care, dental care, and bone health. Raisins are indispensable when it comes to dry fruits. Those golden, green or black colored delicacies are favorites of almost everybody, especially …

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The health benefits of strawberry

The health benefits of strawberry include eye care, proper brain function, and relief from high blood pressure, arthritis, gout and heart diseases. These berries, with their tempting looks and great taste, have secured their place in the list of favorites for ages. Strawberries, with their common scientific name Fragaria (there …

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The health benefits of Sunflower Oil

Oils in our diet have traditionally been linked to poor health. Foods that have been prepared using ample amounts of oil were once thought to be categorically bad for us. This perception is gradually changing. It is becoming clear that certain types of oils can actually improve our health. In …

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Violet Leaf Oil

Roses are red, violets are … well, more of a mauve colour really, although with over 200 species of violet there’s bound to be a blue one. When it comes to aromatherapy however, violets are most associated with green.It is sometime since I have used Violet Leaf Oil, with its …

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Turnip Nutritional Benefits

The botanical name for Turnip is Brassica rapa and it is a root vegetable which belongs to the Cruciferae family. A turnip can be called as a cousin of some vegetables that include vegetables like kale, collards, cabbage and broccoli. Turnips are among some of the ancient vegetables that have …

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protect yourselves from heat stroke by water melon

The health benefits of water melon include kidney disorders, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart care, heat stroke, macular degeneration, impotence, etc. What’s so much the fuss about this Water Melon? Isn’t it nothing more than a ball full of water? Okay! I know there cannot be a more refreshing thing …

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Wormwood Essential Oil

The health benefits of Wormwood Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties like anti helmitic, cholagogue, deodorant, digestive, emenagogue, febrifuge, insecticide, narcotic, vermifuge and tonic. Wormwood is also known as Green Ginger and Absinthium and earlier it was used in alcoholic drinks such as Absinthe (banned now) to add …

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Yarrow is used as a tea

Yarrow is a straight plant, up to 80 cm high. Stem color is light green or red brown. It has plenty of frond-like leaves. The whole plant has a very pleasant smell. Many small leaves are either white or purple-red. The flowers are collected in bloom at the top of …

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