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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 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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Herbal treatment and health benefits of Basil herb-“Herbal Medicinal Plants” 

Health benefits of Basil herb Basil leaves contain many notable plants derived chemical compounds that are known to have disease preventing and health promoting properties.  Basil herb contains many polyphenolic flavonoids like orientin and vicenin. These compounds were tested in-vitro laboratory for their possible anti-oxidant protection against radiation-induced lipid per-oxidation in mouse liver. Basil leaves contain much health benefiting essential oils such as eugenol, citronellol, linalool, citral, limonene and terpineol....

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Medicinal use of Yarrow in in Measles, Chickenpox, Smallpox, Hair Fall, Leucorrhoea

Yarrow: Achillea millefolium – milfoil Part used: Whole plant Astringent, tonic, alterative, diuretic, vulnerary Excellent for bleeding from the lungs. If the tea is taken freely at the beginning for a cold, mixed with elderberry blossom and peppermint, and one remains in bed, it will break up a cold in twenty- four hours., yarrow is also useful in eruptive diseases such as measles, chickenpox and smallpox. It has a very...

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Medicinal use of Prickly Ash in Paralysis, Rheumatism and Hepatitis

Prickly Ash:  Xanthoxylum  Part used: Bark and berries Stimulant, tonic, alterative, sialagogue As a stimulant in languid states of the system. Has proved effective in paralysis of the tongue and mouth, for rheumatism, hepatitis. Berries are stimulant, carminative, anti-spasmodic, and active especially on the mucous membranes. Will increase flow of saliva. If taken on an irritable stomach, may cause vomiting. For numbness and poor circulation.

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Medicinal uses of Althea in Diarrhea and Dysentery

Althea: Althea Officinalis, Mallow Family, marshmallow    Part used: Root Emollient, demulcent, pain – soothing As a douche for irritation of the vagina. Bathing inflamed eyes. In making poultices. Irrigate diarrhea or dysentery. Dried root may be chewed and the saliva swallowed for soothing inflamed bladder or kidneys and all mucous membranes.

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