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What Are The Health Benefits Of Centaury Herb?

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Centaury, also known as centaurri herba, Chirst’s ladder, bitter herb or feverwort, is a small plant with fibrous and woody root, and with oval leaves. Its flowers are either pink or red, and its fruit is a capsule. Thanks to the multiple health benefits of Centaury Herb, all its parts are used in medicine, from roots to the tip of the leaves, the flowers and the fruit. There are about 40 known species, all of them having lots of healing properties, as you are going to see from this article, below. Continue reading

The Benefits of Cayenne Pepper

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Most of us have used cayenne pepper at least once or twice in our lifetime to spice up our meals . However, we are unaware of the many health benefits this fruit can have on our bodies. This herbal remedy has been used as a form of food and medicine for thousands of years. It is a spicy and powerful little pepper that offers lots of health benefits. Continue reading

Important Health Benefits Of Cape Aloe

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Cape Aloe or Aloe ferox also goes by the names of Aloe Gel, Aloe Vera, Aloe barbadenis, Aloe natalenis, Aloe latex and many others. The Aloe ferox plant grows to a height of about three meters and can be found in the scrublands based in South Africa as well as in the semi-desert areas of the Karoo. The plant bears succulent and thick leaves along with orange or red hugged blooms that stand up to 1.2 meters above the leaves. This plant holds water in the leaves and is able to grow even when there is a low availability of water. Continue reading

Experience The Many Health Benefits of Butcher’s Broom Today

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If you’re not familiar with Butcher’s Broom, it sounds kind of scary, doesn’t it? Of course, it also has a nice ring to it with the use of alliteration. It’s the health benefits of Butcher’s Broom that you want to explore, and you’ll be surprised at how helpful this shrub can be. It’s interesting to note that an improvement in blood circulation can be one of the special benefits of Butcher’s Broom, despite the possible effect of narrowing your blood vessels. The improved circulation is definitely a sought out benefit for many people. Continue reading

Health Benefits Of Blue Cohosh

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Blue Cohosh is a natural plant that grows throughout North America. It’s also known as squaw root, and papoose root. It enjoyed a centuries-long popularity as an herbal remedy among many different tribe of Native Americans, (especially the Chippewa) and it is still used for several therapeutic treatments by modern herbalists. It’s important to note that Blue Cohosh is one of the herbal remedies that poses a significant health risk if used improperly, so it should only be used under the direction of an experienced and qualified herbalist. Continue reading

Health Benefits Of Blessed Thistle

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There are a number of natural herbs available in the market these days. These have been used for thousands of years for treatment of various disorders. One of the more popular herbs is blessed thistle. There are a number of health benefits of blessed thistle. A number of research studies have been conducted to find out more about the beneficial properties of this herb. Continue reading

Health Benefits of Alfalfa Leaf

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The alfalfa plant is related to the pea family and had deep roots that go down 20-30 feet. This makes it easy for it to get minerals deep down that cannot be found in most plants. The plant can climb up to 80 cm and has blue flowers. The noodle-like sprouts of the plants are usually used as salad and sandwich staples. The leaves and flowers of the plant can be made into an herbal tea and drunk for up to three times per day. In the past, the herbs were used in easing indigestion and kick starting the appetite. Continue reading