Ashwaganda, Ajagandha, Indian ginseng, Winter cherry
Hardy annual/Tender perennial :
It is often touted as the Indian version of ginseng because, like ginseng, ashwaganda is revered as a non-specific tonic, an adaptogen that is used alone or as an ingredient in compounds designed to target a variety of conditions....
Evergreen Tropical Tree :
Cinnamon is recommended for treating weak digestion, low appetite and stomach upsets. It has powerful antibacterial and
antiviral properties and may help lower blood sugar....
A red alternative to black pepper, cubeb is little used in the West. In Tibetan medicine, cubeb (ka ko la in Tibetan) is one of bzang po drug, six fine herbs beneficial to specific organs in the body. ...
Evergreen subtropical tree :
Grapefruit increases circulation, stimulates the lymphatic system, and may help to regulate body weight with regular use. It is also a good source of the antioxidant vitamin C....
Grape skins contain the powerful antioxidant compound resveratrol, which has
been shown in studies to protect against the effects of a high fat diet, lowering
cholesterol that could lead to heart disease....
Woody Perennial Herb :
Lavender can lift your spirits, help you sleep, relieve pain, kill germs, heal burns and rashes, and help keep annoying insects at bay. Lavender oil is also antibacterial and healing to the skin...
Perennial herb :
Lemon balm is an aromatic mint with soothing, calming properties. Drink lemon balm tea when nerves, headaches or mild depression are preventing you from getting a good night's sleep...
Oregano has a very ancient reputation and has been used in both the kitchen and the sickroom since the time of the ancients. Many would be surprised to learn that oregano
is ranked first among the culinary herbs in antioxidant power. Many of the
Reishi, or Ling zhi mushroom has been used in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicines for thousands of years, who place it in the highest class of tonic medicines, those who benefit the vital life energy or Qi. ...
Evergreen Shrub :
Black tea, Oolong/Wu long tea and green and white teas are all from the same plant, Camellia sinensis. The health benefits of tea are mainly credited to the catechin polyphenols,
particularly epigallocatechin gallate, or (EGCG). Plant
Native to India, the role of Tribulus Terrestris in Eastern European folk medicine for muscle strength and sexual potency....
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