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The herbs


Health Benefits of Spearmint

Learn AboutSpearmintBenefits Health Benefits Spearmint is a pleasant aromatic herb packed with numerous health beneficial vitamins, antioxidants and phyto-nutrients. The leaves and herb parts contain essential oil, menthol. The chief essential oil in spearmint is menthol. Other important chemical components of spearmint are α-pinene, β-pinene, carvone, cineole, linalool, limonene, myrcene and caryophyllene. These compounds in [...]

Health Benefits of Rose Buds

Learn AboutRose BudsBenefits Health Benefits Rose buds are rich in polyphenols, which are water-soluble. A 2007 issue of "Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung" found that rose petals were high in polyphenols as well as in a range of other antioxidants, including ellagic acid and quercetin. A 2005 review on polyphenols published in the "American Journal of Clinical [...]

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 [...]

Health Benefits of Marshmallow

Learn AboutMarshmallowBenefits Health Benefits Marshmallow may be effective in treating the symptoms of a cold, flu or cough. In a study published in the April 2003 issue of the "Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine", researchers found that an herbal product known as Throat Coat that contains marshmallow root is effective in relieving acute pharyngitis [...]

Health Benefits of Calendula

Learn AboutCalendulaBenefits Health Benefits Calendula is applied to the skin to reduce pain and swelling (inflammation) and to treat poorly healing wounds and leg ulcers. It is also applied (used topically) for nosebleeds, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, inflammation of the rectum and inflammation of the lining of the eyelid (conjunctivitis). Calendula is good for acne and [...]

Health Benefits of Mountain Tea / Sideritis

Learn AboutMountain Tea / SideritisBenefits 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. Laboratory studies show the beneficial effects of the mountain [...]

Health Benefits of Basil

Learn AboutBasilBenefits Health Benefits Basil leaves hold many notable plant-derived chemical compounds that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. Contains many polyphenolic flavonoids like orientin and vicenin. These compounds were tested in-vitro laboratory for their possible antioxidant protection against radiation-induced lipid per-oxidation in mouse liver. Basil leaves are composed of several [...]

Health Benefits of Sage

Learn AboutSageBenefits Health Benefits Sage’s parts have many notable plant-derived chemical compounds, essential oils, mineralsand vitamins that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties. The prime biologically active component of common sage appears to be its essential oil, which chiefly contains ketones; α-thujone and β-thujone. In addition, sage leaf contains numerous other [...]