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Other Names: Cola, Kola Seeds, Kola Nut, Kola Vera, Cola Nitida, Cola Acuminata
Traditional Usages: Physical and Mental Exhaustion, Brain Fatigue, Convalescence,  Muscle Weakness, Headache, Depression, Diarrhea, Dysentery, Increases Mental Alertness, Heart Rate and Passage of Urine, Low Blood Pressure 
Resources: Africa, Brazil,
Parts Used: Dried Powdered Seeds

Cola - Home remedy for Vomiting: If you are on the road and are feeling nauseated, take some cola, Perrier water or ginger ale. If you are home and have some cola or even root beer, let the soda go flat by stirring it. Once the fizz is gone, drink 2 or 3 ounces to ease the nausea.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications


Health Issues

Excessive facial hair is a touchy subject with many women; those who suffer from this condition have a low self-esteem


Maca (Lepidum meyenii, Brassicaceae), a root vegetable grown in the Andean region of Peru, is widely used for its nutritional and therapeutic properties. Maca is said to improve male and female reproductive activity in diverse ways, from increasing arousal and reducing symptoms of menopause to boosting sperm quality,


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