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Greater burdock

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Greater burdock (Arctium lappa), also called Edible burdock, or Lappa Burdock, is a biennial plant of the Arctium (burdock) genus in the Asteraceae family, can be used as a medicinal plant. This medicinal plant is actually used as a root vegetable. The roots can be used as a source of vitamin C, which can protect against colds and flu.

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Benefits of Black Seed Oil

Image of Benefits of Black Seed OilBlack seed oil derived from the seeds is packed with medicinal properties, which for hundreds of years, herbalists in Asia have utilized for treating several illnesses. Black seeds are also variously known as onion seeds, black cumin, fennel flower, black caraway or Roman coriander. These seeds belong to the fruits of the Nigella sativa plant, which is a native flowering plant of southwest Asia.

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Aloe Vera to Skin care

Image 1: Aloe VeraAloe Vera is a cactus-like plant growing in the warmer climates of the world and are described as succulents. Aloe vera is a very popular herbal remedy. The skin is the largest organ in the human body. The Aloe vera plant (also called Aloe barbadensis) is unique among plants for its importance in natural skin care. Aloe Vera can help alleviate this beating. Aloe vera contains burn healing effects, anti-inflammatory properties, scar reducing properties and wounds.

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Bacopa (Bacopa monnieri)

Image of Bacopa monnieriBacopa shows significant psychotropic action which assists in heightening mental acuity and supports the body's ability to relax. And conformation changes in the brain as well as blood. It has anticancer and antioxidant effect also.

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Adhatoda is an important medicinal plant

Image of AdhatodaAdhatoda is a common medicinal plant. Two major species are very important medicinally viz., Adhatoda vasica (Justicia adhatoda or, Valiya adalodakam) and Adhatoda beddomei (Cheriya adalodakam). Adhatoda has the properties: antiasthmatic , antispasmodic (respiratory tract), bronchodilator, expectorant (relaxing), oxytocic, etc.

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Health Benefits of Seaweed

Image of Health Benefits of SeaweedSeaweed is a green marine plant. It is used in various culinary applications. Seaweed is called a "miracle plant" because of its huge therapeutic properties. It is the best natural source of trace minerals. It is rich in fibers and hence it allows only the slow digestion of the food. Thus the release of sugar in to the blood will be slow. This helps to manage the level of sugar in the blood.

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Arjuna (Terminalia Arjuna)

Image of ArjunaThe bark of Arjuna is esteemed as a cardiac tonic used in Ayurveda for a variety of heart conditions. . It improves cardiac muscle function, pumping action of the heart and also Used to lower blood pressure and heart rate. It is astringent, sweet, acrid, cooling, aphrodisiac, cardiotonic, urinary astringent, expectorant, alexiteric and is useful in fractures, ulcers, cirrhosis of the lever, hyperhidrosis, otalgia and hypertension.

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Origanum majorana

Image of MarjoramOriganum majorana (Marjoram) is a somewhat cold-sensitive perennial aromatic herb or undershrub with sweet pine and citrus flavours. Marjoram tea has been used historically for relief from symptoms of hay fever, sinus congestion, indigestion, asthma, stomach pain, headache, dizziness, colds, coughs, and nervous disorders. It is a gently fragrant, calming herb that does have mild antioxidant and anti-fungal properties.

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Some important medicinal uses and other uses of Winter Cherry

Image of Winter cherryWinter cherry (Withania somnifera) is also known as Ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, Ajagandha, Kanaje Hindi, etc. It is a small or medium-sized, upright shrub, growing upto 1.5 metres in height. It is native to India. It is also available in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Winter cherry comes to use in various chronic disorders, like digestive disorder, exhaustion, rheumatism, tuberculosis, insomnia, gynaecological troubles or cold.

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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

Image of AshwagandhaAshwagandha has been traditionally used for general debility, sexual debility and nerve exhaustion. Ashwagandha acts a good nutrient and hormonal function for thyroid, promote healing of tissues, improves physical endurance and support sound sleep. It is considered the primary adaptogenic Ayurvedic herb for its ability to build reserves for handling stressful conditions. Ashawagandha as an adaptogen.

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