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Health Benefits of Wild Thyme from Lemnos Island

Learn AboutWild ThymeBenefits Health Benefits   Contains many active principles that are found to have disease-preventing and health-promoting properties. Thyme herb contains thymol, one of the important essential oils. Thymol has been found scientifically to have antiseptic and anti-fungal characteristics. The other volatile oils in thyme include carvacolo, borneol, and geraniol. Thyme contains many flavonoid [...]

Health Benefits of Black Cumin

Learn AboutBlack CuminBenefits Health Benefits Several scientific studies examine the effectiveness of thymoquinone from black cumin seeds for cancer treatment. A study in the 2010 issue of "Nutrition and Cancer" shows that thymoquinone promotes anti-inflammatory effects, inhibits cancer cell growth and proliferation and even causes cell death in cancer cells. This study was mostly performed [...]

Health Benefits of Great Mullein

Learn AboutColtsfootBenefits Health Benefits A study published in the "Journal of Ethnopharmacology" in 2002 tested the anti-bacterial activity of mullein leaf extract. The study found that mullein has anti-bacterial activity against Klebsiella pneumonia, coli, and Staphylococcus aureus and epidermidis -- two types of bacteria found in the lungs and on the skin. Moreover, mullein has [...]

Health Benefits of Thyme

Learn AboutThymeBenefits Health Benefits Contains many active principles that are found to have disease-preventing and health-promoting properties. Thyme herb contains thymol, one of the important essential oils. Thymol has been found scientifically to have antiseptic and anti-fungal characteristics. The other volatile oils in thyme include carvacolo, borneol, and geraniol. Thyme contains many flavonoid phenolic antioxidants [...]

Health Benefits of Cumin

Learn AboutCuminBenefits Health Benefits Cumin seeds contain numerous phyto-chemicals that are known to have antioxidant, carminative and anti-flatulent properties. The seeds are an excellent source of dietary fiber. A study by researchers at Mysore University in India explored the potential anti-diabetic properties of cumin. In this study, published in 1998 in the journal "Nutrition Research," [...]

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 [...]

Health Benefits of Rosemary

Learn AboutRosemaryBenefits Health Benefits Rosemary leaves contain certain phyto-chemical (plant derived) compounds that are known to have disease-preventing and health-promoting properties. The herb parts, especially flower tops contain phenolic antioxidant rosmarinic acid as well as numerous health benefiting volatile essential oils such as cineol, camphene, borneol, bornyl acetate, α-pinene, etc. These compounds are known to [...]

Health Benefits of Melilot / Sweet Clover

Learn AboutMelilot / Sweet CloverBenefits Health Benefits   Sweet clover is used to increase the loss of water from the body through the urine (as a diuretic). It is also used for varicose veins and to relieve symptoms of poor blood circulation (chronic venous insufficiency) including leg pain and heaviness, night cramps, itchiness and fluid [...]