Calendula Health Benefits
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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 [...]
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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 Star Anise

Learn AboutStar AniseBenefits Health Benefits   Star anise contains some of the most important plant-derived chemical compounds that are known to have been antioxidant, disease-preventing and having health promoting properties. The chief component that gives the characteristic sweet, aromatic flavor to anise is anethole, the essential volatile oil present in the seeds. Other important compounds [...]
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Health Benefits of Lemon Balm

Learn AboutLemon BalmBenefits Health Benefits   Lemon balm is used for digestive problems, including upset stomach, bloating, intestinal gas (flatulence), vomiting and colic; for pain, including menstrual cramps, headache and toothache. Lemon balm seems to have positive effect for mental disorders, including hysteria and melancholia. You can also drink lemon balm tea to ease indigestion. [...]
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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 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 [...]
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Health Benefits of Laurel

Learn AboutLaurelBenefits Health Benefits The spice contains many notable plant-derived compounds, minerals and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. This spice has many volatile active components such as α-pinene, β-pinene, myrcene, limonene, linalool, methyl chavicol, neral, α-terpineol, geranyl acetate, eugenol, and chavicol. These compounds are known to have been antiseptic, antioxidant, digestive and thought [...]
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Health Benefits of Linden

Linden TisaneColtsfootBenefits Health Benefits Is an aromatic herb that acts as a diuretic and expectorant, calms nerves and lowers high blood pressure, increased sweating, liberates spasms and improves digestion. The flowers and the leaves of the tree are known for their healing properties, as they containemollients, volatile oils rich in farnesol, several gluconate, astringents and [...]
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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 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 [...]