Rosemary

Overview: Rosemary, Rosmarinus officinalis, is a plant which is native to the Mediterranean, which has been used as a spice. However, Rosemary has many medical applications as well. Rosemary’s Leaves and Twigs are made into Dried Whole Herb, Dried Powdered Extract, Tinctures, Teas, Liquid Extracts, and Oils. Rosemary has been called many different names, including Compass Plant, Compass Weed, and Polar Plant. Research has shown that Rosemary might have applications in Improving Memory, Hair ...
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Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle : Milk Thistle, Silybum marianun, is native to the Mediterranean region. Milk Thistle gets its name from the milky white sap which comes out of the leaves when they are crushed. Milk Thistle has also been called St. Mary’s Thistle. It is available as a capsule, liquid extract, and tincture. It is thought that Milk Thistle has liver protecting activity. Benefits: This plant is useful in protecting the liver in Alcohol-Induced Liver Damage, Hepatitis, Mushroom Poisoning, Acetamin...
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Green Tea

Overview: Green tea (Camellia sinesiss) is one of the oldest beverages in the world. Originating from different parts of Asia, it has now spread across many parts of the world and has become the second most popular beverage to drink. Unlike other teas, green tea is processed from unfermented leaves, which help the tea leaves maintain the full amount of antioxidants. (UMMC, 2011) Benefits: The high measures of polyphenols ( a kind of cell reinforcement that contains catechis) found in ...
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Garlic

Overview: Garlic, Allium sativum, is an herb, which was originally grown in Central Asia. It goes by many names, including “Nectar of the Gods’ and “Stinking Rose”. Historically, Garlic has been used as a spice. However, Garlic has many medical applications as well, which are derived from the plant’s bulb. Garlic can be used to prevent Heart and Vascular Disease, Cancer, Colds, Skin Infections, and Tick Bites. Benefits: It has been demonstrated that Garlic lowers Blood Pressure in individua...
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Cranberry

Overview: The use of cranberries (scientifically referred to as Vaccinium macrocarpon) dates all the way back to the Native Americans. Their uses ranged from everyday consumption to medicinal purposes. Due to the high amounts of antioxidants that these berries contain, the Native Americans were successful in treating different types of bladder infections. (UMMC, 2011) Benefits: Cranberries are very rich in antioxidants. These antioxidants play a vital role in keeping the body protected from...
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Cocoa

Overview: Cocoa is gotten from the cacao bean which is local to South America. Characteristic wellspring of flavonoids which have numerous significant medical advantages. There are numerous basic names for cocoa including dark, milk, bean,  spread, oil, powder and dim. All items and drinks have diverse sums and centralization's of flavonoids. Cocoa Benefits: Cocoa is stacked with cell reinforcements which help to keep aggravation from free radical harm that regularly happens in the body. ...
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Celery

Overview: Celery is a biennial plant that is part of the Apiaceae species. Celery is known for its tall leafy stalk and crunchy texture. The fruit and seeds of celery is dried and pressed into oil which is then used to treat common medicinal illnesses (WebMd). Benefits: One of the many benefits of celery is that is can help to lower blood pressure. Celery contains the natural compound phthalides. Phthalides have been found to relax the muscle around the arteries which dilates the blood ve...
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Bilberry

Overview: Bilberry Fruit comes from the Bilberry Tree, Vaccinium myrtillus. Bilberry Fruit looks very similar to a blueberry, and is actually one of its close relatives. Bilberry has also been called Dwarf Bilberry, Bog Bilberry, European Blueberry, Huckleberry, and Whortleberry (Sloan-Kettering). Bilberry Fruit is available as fresh and dried fruit, tea, and as an extract (UMMC). Benefits: Bilberry Leaves have applications in the management of Diabetes. Before Insulin, Bilberry was used ...
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Apples

Overview: Inside the most recent 20 years numerous studies have been directed with respect to the medical advantages of pieces of fruit. Numerous don't understand the medical advantages that fruits have and how profitable they are in the well being support and sickness anticipation. Benefits: Studies have demonstrated that when ladies consume pieces of fruit there is an abatement in the danger of growth by 21%; this affiliation is not seen in men (Boyer, and Lu 1-15). This reduction results...
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Allspice

Overview: Allspice is produced from the fruit of the Pimenta dioica plant and originates primarily from Jamaica, the West Indies and South America. The fruits are picked when they are green, then dried in the sun or in a kiln and sold as either whole dried fruit or in powdered form (Allspice) Benefits: Research has shown many benefits to taking allspice. It has been found that allspice has anesthetic effects due to the tannin compounds found in allspice. Tannins are responsible for a wa...
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