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Health Benefits of Valerian Root

Learn AboutValerian RootBenefits Health Benefits Medicinal use of valerian root dates back thousands of years to the second century, but how it is used has changed significantly over time. Treating stomach cramps was one early use, although it is no longer used in this regard today because it is ineffective.   One of the earliest [...]

Health Benefits of Wild Rose Hips

Learn AboutWild Rose HipsBenefits Health Benefits   Rose hips have mild laxative and diuretic properties and can help treat urinary infections. The iron content in rose hips makes them an excellent supplement for menstruating According to herbalist David Hoffmann in his book “The New Holistic Herbal,” rose hips are one of the best sources of [...]

Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Learn AboutCinnamonBenefits Health Benefits The high levels of antioxidants that it has, can contribute to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer's disease and muscular degeneration. Cinnamaldehyde, cinnamyl acetate and cinnamyl alcohol are the three basic ingredients of cinnamon, which are very helpful. The cinnamaldehyde helps to address harmful blood platelet coagulation, which can lead to [...]

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 [...]

Health Benefits of Saffron

Learn AboutSaffronBenefits Health Benefits Taking saffron by mouth seems to improve symptoms of major depression after 6-8 weeks of treatment. Some studies suggest that saffron might be as effective as taking a low-dose prescription antidepressant such as fluoxetine or imipramine. A study conducted by Professor Silvia Bisti at ARC Centre of Excellence in Vision Science [...]

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 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 [...]

Health Benefits of St John’s wort

Learn AboutSt. John's wortBenefits Health Benefits St. John's wort has long been used medicinally as an anti-inflammatory for strains, sprains, and contusions. St. John's wort has also been used to treat muscular spasms, cramps and tension that result in muscular spasms. St. John's wort is reported to relieve anxiety and tension and to act as [...]