Tag: herb

Lovage or Levisticum officinale is a herb native to the Mediterranean region of southern Europe. Lovage has an ancient history. It was introduced into Britain ...

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Salvia Divinorum is commonly known nowadays as the 'herb of Virgin Mary' or 'Diviner’s Sage' and has been used for centuries by the Mexican Mazatec Indians of ...

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Mugwort is the cousin of Wormwood and St John's Wort. In medieval times people used mugwort to make a beer called "gruit" and the beer was drunk from a mug and ...

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Rhodiola Rosea is also known as Arctic Root or Golden Root. It grows naturally at high altitudes and can be found in Britain, Asia and North America. It is ...

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Gynostemma (aka Jiaogulan) is originally from South-East Asia, and has many names, such as: Five Leaf Ginseng, Poor Man's Ginseng, Southern Ginseng, Miracle ...

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Arjuna or Arjuna Terminalia, is extracted from the bark of the reddish 80-90ft tall Arjuna tree and is native to India. Arjuna is named after the famed archer ...

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Brahmi, also known as waterhyssop and bacopa monnieri, is a non-aromatic perennial herb originating from the wetlands of Australia, Europe, Africa, south east ...

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Echinacea (pronounced 'ekin-nay-sia') is an herb that’s becoming very popular across the Western world. It’s not new on the herbal or medicinal scene by any ...

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Lemon Verbena (Aloysia citriodora or Lippia citriodora) is a tropical perennial plant from the Verbenaceae family originating from South America (Chile and ...

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Sage, known as Salvia Officinalis native to the Mediterranean area, has been used for medicinal and culinary purposes for centuries and its properties made it ...

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Spotted by its rough-edged leaves and star-shaped flowers, Buchu is harvested from the dried leaves of three kinds of Buchu Barosma plants. It's a herb native ...

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You might not have heard of shatavari, or maybe you have but it got lost in the muddle of other supplements we’re told are 'absolutely essential' on a daily ...

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Stevia, what is it and why does it sound like the female version of Steven? Well I can only answer one of those questions. It's a sweetener and sugar ...

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Ashwagandha (Sanskrit: ashwa = horse + gandha = smell, aka Indian Ginseng) actually classed as an ‘Ayurvedic herb’ and is commonly used as a supplement for all ...

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Oregano oil, created by the steam distillation of wild oregano (especially from the mountains in Greece) leaves packs a potent punch. Like its herb leaf form, ...

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