Bishop’s weed is a small, erect, annual shrub, with soft fine hairs. It has many branched leafy stems; feather-like leaves 2.5 cm long; and 4 to 12 ray flower heads, each bearing 6 to 16 flowers. The fruits are minute, egg-shaped and grayish. Bishop’s Weed or Ajwain is great for GI tract gas, indigestion, nausea, [...]
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Chia is a plant which, like flax seed, has a great deal of healthy omega-3 fatty acid in it (5 grams in 2 tablespoons). This is a good thing. Omega-3s are known to reduce inflammation and help the body fight off some of the effects of aging. Unlike flax seed, you don’t have to grind [...]
Pea Fiber supplements are a simple way to supply our diets with both soluble and insoluble natural fiber. A fiber rich diet is thought to provide many healthful benefits, including gastrointestinal well-being, proper bowel function (including relief for constipation and diverticulosis) and may also reduce our risk of malignant colon disease, heart disease and diabetes. [...]
Extract from broccoli sprouts halved the incidence of bladder tumors in an animal study. The University of Michigan’s Comprehensive Cancer Center found in 2010 that sulforaphane from broccoli extract “killed the cancer stem cells and prevented new tumors from growing” in cell cultures and in animal tests. While the research on broccoli extract’s anti-cancer properties [...]
Cilantro herb isn’t just a commonly-used leaf and seed ingredient found in many tasty and exotic recipes, it’s also a powerful natural cleansing agent. Cilantro has been effectively used to help remove heavy metalsand other toxic agents from the body. The chemical compounds in cilantro actually bind to the heavy metals, loosening them from the [...]
The health benefits of iron mainly include carrying life-giving oxygen to human blood cells. About two-thirds of the bodily iron is found in hemoglobin. Other health benefits of iron are iron deficiency anemia, anemia of chronic disease, cough, anemia in pregnancy, predialysis anemia and many more. The health benefits of iron correspond to proper growth [...]
Vegetable capsules are the best way of incorporating essential nutrients and vitamins into our diet, without having to undergo the torture of munching bland salads, or soups. Vegetable capsules work by lowering the cholesterol levels. The capsules enriched with red yeast rice extract or garlic extracts are believed to strike down the cholesterol deposits in [...]
Sage leaf tea may not exactly be your cup of tea. The brew has a pungent, even bitter taste. Yet herbalists recommend drinking sage leaf tea for its health benefits. Its use extends from fighting illness to treating skin conditions and teeth problems. It’s easy to grow and harvest from your garden. Alternatively, look for [...]
The health benefits of cranberries have been studied by scientists for many years. One of the now best known benefits of cranberry juice is for the prevention and relief of urinary tract infections, but many other possibilities exist, including acting as a digestive aid for removing fat in your lymphatic system. Cranberry
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