A – Z of Herbal Remedies
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Other Names: Flax, Flaxseed, Tease, Lint Bells, Winterlien, Linseed, Linum, Linum Usitatissimum
Traditional Uses: Linen Cloth, Constipation, Poultices for Boils, Abscesses, Ulcers, Coughs, Sore Throat, Liver Congestion, Rheumatic Pain, Gastritis, Pharyngitis, Eczema, Menstrual Disorders, Bronchial Conditions, Urethritis, Diarrhea, Gonorrhea, Used Externally for Skin Infections, Alopecia, Healthy Heart and Circulation
Resources: Europe, Mediterranean, India, Asia, Canada, Argentina, France, Russia, China
Parts Used: Seeds, Seed Oil, Stem, Leaves, Flower
Herbal Research: Flaxseed
Other Names: Cranberries, Cranberry, Vaccinium Oxycoccos, Vaccinium Macrocarpon
Traditional Usages: Food, Urinary Tract Infections, Hay fever, Suppresses symptons of Bacterial Infections, Food and chemical Allergies, Unpleasant smelling Urine, Prevention of Vitamin C Deficiency
Resources: Northern Hemisphere, North America
Parts Used: Berries
Herbal Research: Cranberry Juice
Flaxseed Oil and Cranberry Juice – Herbal remedy for Heart Attack: Drink this smoothie for heart attack prevention. Take two little glasses. In one put half a glass of cranberry juice plus four drops of liquid stevia (Stevia is about 100 to 300 times sweeter than sugar, but has no carbohydrates, calories, or artificial ingredients). In the other one put 2 tablespoon of flaxseed oil plus four drops of liquid stevia. Drink the glass with the flaxseed oil first followed by the glass with the cranberry. Drink this every morning before breakfast. (Stevia leaf is used as a sweetening agent).
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,VIEW MORE
The Food & Pandemics Report, produced by plant-based advocacy group ProVeg International, identifies the eating and farming of animals as “the single most risky human behaviour in relation to pandemics”, and calls for urgent changes to the global food system in order to prevent future outbreaks. The report has drawn support from inside the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).VIEW MORE
An international team of researchers from Brazil, the United States and Sweden has found that polyphenols found in berries of the açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea)VIEW MORE