A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Acorns: An acorn is the nut of an oak tree, or one of their common relatives in the Quercus or Lithocarpus genera.
Other Names: Common Oak, English Oak, Royal Oak, White Oak, French Oak, Tanner's Bark
Traditional Usages: Food, Coffee, Treat bleeding, Tumors, Swelling, Dysentry, Antiseptic
Parts Used: Seed

Acorns - Herbal remedy for Nose Bleeds:  Boil 10 acorns for 10 minutes. Let it cool down and keep in the refrigerator. When needed, soak a cotton ball in the liquid and put into the nostril for 4-5 minutes.

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Health Issues

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,


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).


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)