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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 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 Summer Savory / Throubi

Learn AboutSummer Savory / ThroubiBenefits Health Benefits Many chemical components in summer savory are thought to decrease muscle spasms and kill bacteria and fungus. Throubi is very helpful against coughs and sore throat. Summer savory belongs to the most beneficial herbs that can help intestinal disorders including cramps, indigestion, gas, diarrhea, nausea and loss of [...]
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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 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," [...]
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Health Benefits of Marjoram

Learn AboutMarjoramBenefits Health Benefits Tea made from the leaves or flowers is used for runny nose and colds in infants and toddlers, dry and irritating coughs, swollen nose and throat, and ear pain. Marjoram tea is also used for various digestion problems including poor appetite, liver disease, gallstones, intestinal gas and stomachcramps. Women can use [...]
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Health Benefits of Boukovo / Chili Flakes

Learn AboutBoukovo / Chili FlakesBenefits Health Benefits • It is similar to red colored food items having high concentration of carotene and Vitamin A. Along with Vitamin A, it is a rich source of Vitamin C, folic acid, potassium and manganese. Vitamin A is known to aid tissues of eyes and improves vision. • Boukovo [...]
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Health Benefits of Clove

Learn AboutCloveBenefits Health Benefits The active principles in the clove are known to have antioxidant, antiseptic, local anesthetic, anti-inflammatory, rubefacient (warming and soothing), carminative and anti-flatulent properties. The spice contains health beneficial essential oils such as eugenol. It is a phenyl-propanoids class of chemical compound, which gives pleasant, sweet aromatic fragrances to the clove-bud. Eugenol [...]