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Health Benefits of Turmeric

Learn AboutTurmericBenefits Health Benefits   The consumption of turmeric, alone or in combination with other herbal ingredients, can reduce the pain caused by osteoarthritis. Early research suggests that taking curcumin, a chemical found in turmeric, might improve symptoms of long-term inflammation in the middle layer of the eye. Curcumin might also effectively treat various inflammatory [...]
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Health Benefits of Dill

Learn AboutDillBenefits Health Benefits   Dill's unique health benefits come from two types of healing components: monoterpenes, including carvone, limonene, and anethofuran and flavonoids , including kaempferol and vicenin. The monoterpene components of dill have been shown to activate the enzyme glutathione-S-transferase, which helps attach the anti-oxidant molecule glutathione to oxidized molecules that would otherwise [...]
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Health Benefits of Olympus Mountain Tea / Sideritis scardica

Learn AboutSideritis scardicaBenefits Health Benefits   Mountain tea contains a number of components such as flavonoids, diterpenes, phenylpropionate, iridoids, and monoterpenes. In recent years the mountain tea has found its place under the scientific microscope in order to verify its positive effects on the body. Scientists recently suggested that the traditional Balkan promotion of mountain [...]
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Health Benefits of Mastic gum / Mastiha of Chios

Learn AboutMastic GumBenefits Health Benefits Stomach and intestinal ulcers. Taking mastic powder by mouth for 2 weeks seems to reduce symptoms and improve healing in people with intestinal ulcers. Consumption of mastic can reduce low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, the so-called bad cholesterol, as well as in total cholesterol levels. Early research suggests that taking mastic by [...]
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Health Benefits of Hypericum Oil

Learn AboutHypericum OilBenefits Health Benefits   Hypericum oil is widely used for sunburns (first degree), nerve traumas, sore muscles, bruising burns (first degree), varicose veins, sciatica, rheumatic pains and joint pains. It is also used as an antiseptic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, styptic and wound healing (first degree) natural remedy. It is said that it can be [...]
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Health Benefits of Yarrow

Learn AboutYarrowBenefits Health Benefits Yarrow's most traditional use is as a topical treatment for healing external wounds. The powdered herb can be sprinkled directly onto wounds or you can add it to salvesand/or ointments. A leaf of yarrow can be applied directly to nosebleeds to halt the bleeding. According to the University of Maryland Medical [...]
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Health Benefits of Fenugreek

Learn AboutFenugreekBenefits Health Benefits   Fenugreek is used for digestive problems such as loss of appetite, upset stomach, constipation and inflammation of the stomach (gastritis) This spice is also used for conditions that affect heart health such as “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis) and for high blood levels of certain fats including cholesterol and triglycerides. [...]
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Health Benefits of Milk Thistle Seeds

Learn AboutMilk Thistle SeedsBenefits Health Benefits   Milk thistle seeds are used more often for liver disorders, including liver damage caused by chemicals, Amanita phalloides mushroom poisoning, jaundice, chronic inflammatory liver disease, cirrhosis of the liver and chronic hepatitis. Milk thistle is also used for loss of appetite, heartburn (dyspepsia) and gallbladder disorders. The seeds [...]
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Health Benefits of Caper

Learn AboutCaperBenefits Health Benefits   Being flower buds, capers are in fact very low in calories, 23 calories per 100 g. However, this spice-bud contains many phytonutrients, antioxidants and vitamins essential for optimum health. Capers are one of the plant sources high in flavonoid compounds rutin (or rutoside) and quercetin. Capers are in-fact a very [...]
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Health Benefits of Hippophae / Sea buckthorn

Learn AboutHippophae / Sea buckthornBenefits Health Benefits   Hippophae contains vitamin C, alpha-tocopherol, large amount of carotenoids and vitamin E, mineral elements (K, Na, Mg, Ca, Fe, Zn, Se), monosaccharides sugars, organic acids, free amino-acids, volatile compounds, various flavonoids (quercetin, myricetin and kaempferol), fatty acids, triacylglycerol, glycerolphospholipids, phytosterols, zeaxanthin esters and phelonic compounds. Due to [...]