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A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Alfalfa, Fennel, Flax Seeds, Licorice

Other Names: Alfalfa, Purple Medick, Lucerne, Californian Clover, Buffalo Herb, Chilean Clover, Medicago Sativa
Traditional Usages: Promote Strong Bones, Rebuild Decaying Teeth, Lumbago, Rheumatism, Arthritis, Dyspepsia, Backache, Fistula, Chronic Ulcers, Infections of Sinus, Ear, Nose and Throat, Constipation, As a Tea Relieving Dropsy, Kidney, Bladder and Prostate Disorders
Resources: Canada, England, North Africa, South East Europe, South West  Asia
Parts Used:  Roots, Leavrs, Seeds, Sprous, Flowers
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding


Alfalfa, Fennel, Flax Seeds, Licorice - Herbal remedy for Excessive Facial Hair: Phytoestrogens are plant products that mimic the action of estrogen’s, which is a hormone secreted in female bodies. This hormone discourages the growth of facial hair. Some foods that are rich in phytoestrogens are alfalfa, fennel, flax seeds, and licorice. Cooking meals with these ingredients can help reduce the density of facial hair.

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