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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Cilantro (Coriander)-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

Health benefits of Cilantro (Coriander) Cilantro herb contains no cholesterol; however, it is rich in antioxidants, essential oils, vitamins, and dietary fiber, which help reduce LDL or “bad cholesterol” while increasing HDL or “good cholesterol” levels. Its leaves and seeds contain many essential volatile oils such as borneol, linalool, cineole, cymene, terpineol, dipentene, phellandrene, pinene and terpinolene. The leaves and stem tips are also rich in numerous anti-oxidant polyphenolic flavonoids...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Chives-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

Health benefits of Chives Chives are very low in calories; 100 g of fresh leaves provide just 30 calories. Nonetheless, they contain many noteworthy flavonoid anti-oxidants, plant fiber, minerals, and vitamins that have proven health benefits. As in scallions, they too contain more plant-derived dietary fiber than fellow allium members such as onions, shallots, leeks…etc. 100 g fresh leaves provide 2.5 g or 7% of daily-recommended levels of fiber. Like...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Celery-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

Health benefits of Celery One of the very low calories herbal plants, celery leaves contain only 16 calories per 100 g weight and lots of non-soluble fiber (roughage) which when combined with other weight loss regimens may help to reduce body weight and blood cholesterol levels. Celery is a functional food. Its leaves are rich source of flavonoid antioxidants such as zea-xanthin, lutein, and beta-carotene, which have been anti-oxidant, cancer...

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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Borage-“Herbal Medicinal Plants”

Health benefits of Borage Borage is one of very popular culinary herb, especially in Mediterranean countries. The herb contains many notable phyto-nutrients, minerals, and vitamins that are essential for optimum health and wellness. The herb parts contain essential fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), typically in concentrations of 17-20%. Linolenic acid is omega-6 fatty acid that plays a vital role in restoration of joint health, immunity, and healthy skin and mucus...

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