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Health Benefits of Roselle / Hibiscus

Learn AboutRoselle / HibiscusBenefits Health Benefits   According to a study published in "Phytomedicine" (ed. July 2004), hibiscus is beneficial for lowering blood.   A study published in "Journal of Human Hypertension" (ed. January 2009) found some validity for that usage. The study reported that patients suffering from Type 2 diabetesand drank hibiscus tea twice [...]
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Health Benefits of Dittany of Crete

Learn AboutDittany of CreteBenefits Health Benefits Dittany has antibacterial, antifungal and antimicrobial properties due to the phenol carvacrol. It can be used as an antirheumatic, oxytocic, stomachic and vulnerary. Dittany is used for digestive tract disorders including cramps, stomach problems and worms in the intestines. It is also used for urinary tract and genital tract [...]
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Health Benefits of Oregano

Learn AboutOreganoBenefits Health Benefits Oregano contains an impressive list of plant-derived chemical compounds that are known to have disease-preventing and health-promoting properties. The herb parts contain no cholesterol; however, they are a rich source of dietary fiber, which helps to control blood cholesterol levels. It contains health beneficial essential oils such as carvacrol, thymol, limonene, [...]
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Health Benefits of Nutmeg

Learn AboutNutmegBenefits Health Benefits One of the components of nutmeg is a compound similar to menthol, which has natural pain-relieving characteristics. Therefore, by adding nutmeg as a spice in your cooking, you can reduce associated pain from wounds, injuries, strains, and chronic inflammation from conditions like arthritis. When you grind nutmeg into a powder, it [...]
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Health Benefits of Chamomile

Learn AboutChamomileBenefits Health Benefits Spasms and cramps are common complaints and even those who suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) will benefit from chamomile tea. It has potent anti-spasm effects and alleviates stomachcramps and discomfort. The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry noted several therapeutic benefits of drinking chamomile tea. Chamomile tea boosts levels of [...]
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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 [...]
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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 [...]