ALOE VERA

DESCRIPTION Aloe vera is a succulent plant species. The species is frequently cited as being used in herbal medicine since the beginning of the first century AD. Extracts from Aloe vera are widely used in the cosmetics and alternative medicine industries, being marketed as variously having rejuvenating, healing, or soothing properties. There is, however, little … Continue reading ALOE VERA

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ASHWAGANDHA

DESCRIPTION Ashwagandha, one of the most powerful herbs in Ayurvedic healing, has been used since ancient times for a wide variety of conditions, and is most well-known for its restorative benefits. In Sanskrit Ashwagandha means the smell of a horse, indicating that the herb imparts the vigor and strength of a stallion, and has traditionally … Continue reading ASHWAGANDHA

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JASMINE

DESCRIPTION Jasmine is a genus of shrubs and vines in the olive family (Oleaceae). It contains around 200 species native to tropical and warm temperate regions of the Eurasia, Australasia and Oceania. Jasmines are widely cultivated for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers. A number of unrelated plants contain the word “Jasmine” in their common … Continue reading JASMINE

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RUE

DESCRIPTION¬† Ruta graveolens commonly known as rue, common rue or herb-of-grace is a species of Ruta grown as an ornamental plant and as an herb. It is native to the Balkan Peninsula. It is now grown throughout the world in gardens, especially because of its bluish leaves, and also sometimes for its tolerance of hot … Continue reading RUE

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WHEAT GRASS

DESCRIPTION Wheatgrass is a food prepared from the cotyledons of the common wheat plant, Triticum aestivum (subspecies of the family Poaceae). It is sold either as a juice or powder concentrate. Wheatgrass differs from wheat malt in that it is served freeze-dried or fresh, while wheat malt is convectively dried. Wheatgrass is allowed to grow … Continue reading WHEAT GRASS

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