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  • tabebuia heptophylla tree
    In addition to being considered an anticancer herb, Pau d’arco is also well known for helping treat a wide range of infections, from the common cold to H1N1 to other infections such as sexually transmitted infections, infections of the prostate and bladder; ringworm and other parasitic infections; yeast infections; and infectious diarrhea.
  • A pleasing herb, peppermint health benefits are varied from relaxation to indigestion relief to common cold relief.
  • Picrorhiza Root, also known as kutki benefits overall health and is especially useful for liver detox purposes.
  • poke root plant
    If you live anywhere from Maine to Texas, you may have been introduced to the poke root as a highly poisonous berry that should never be touched. In fact, before using the leaves, herbalists boil them three times, discarding the water in-between to create a dish that is referred to as “poke salad.”
  • psyllium
    Psyllium is a form of soluble fiber found in the husks of the Plantago ovata plant’s seeds. In fact, 100 grams of psyllium provides about 70 grams of soluble fiber.
  • Benefits of Red Clover | Herbal Library
    Red clover has a long history of not just medicinal use, but, on a whole different note, also as common cattle fodder.
  • sarsaparilla plant
    While it may often be referenced in westerns as a "sissy drink," real sarsaparilla is indeed a valuable herb with many uses, and has likely been used for thousands of years by indigenous tribes of South America.
  • senna colon cure
    What does an herb used in love sachets in the Middle East have to do with your colon? You may be surprised. Senna's first known use can be traced back to two Arabian physicians, Serapion and Sesue.
  • Sheep Sorrel Benefits
    Sheep sorrel is a perennial plant from the buckwheat family that grows throughout most of the world used to treat a variety of issues.
  • Slippery Elm Bark
    Slippery elm bark has been used as an herbal medicinal remedy in North America for hundreds of years.
  • St Johns Wort For Depression
    If you look closely enough, nature seems to have an answer for everything. Even more surprising is just how much our ancestors knew this to be true. Case in point: one of the most common herbs used for depression in the United States today is St. John's wort.
  • Suma Plant | Herbal Library
    Some of the world’s best medicinal herbs can be found in the tropical rainforests of Brazil; the suma root is no exception.
  • terminalia chebula
    Terminalia chebula is called the "king of medicines" in Tibet and is one of the prime Ayurvedic herbs from India because of its extraordinary healing powers.
  • The herb Tribulus Terrestris benefits testosterone and estrogen levels and boosts stamina without dangerous side effects.
  • Uva ursi uses have ranged through the medicinal for nearly 2,000 years mostly for the use in bladder and urinary tract infections.
  • Uses of oil of wintergreen
    Wintergreen oil is tremendously useful as an analgesic, especially with acute pain. Come find out more about the uses of oil of wintergreen in the Jon Barron Herbal Library.
  • yellow dock root extract
    For many, the yellow dock plant is considered nothing more than an invasive and unwelcome weed. However, herbalists and Native Americans know otherwise. While most of the plant can be used for herbal remedies, we’ll be taking a closer look at the actual root of this plant.

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  • Health Benefits of Wheatgrass
    The wheatgrass supplement has been called one of nature's finest medicines. Its benefits are enormous, and it’s also a good source of vitamins and minerals.
  • Yellow Pea Protein - What is it?
    Yellow pea protein is a protein source that is hypoallergenic, easily absorbed by the body, easy to digest and cholesterol-free.

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