Hibiscus

The botanical name of this plant is Hibiscus Sabdariffa. Its common name is Roselle. Hibiscus plant has many varieties and is planted world-wide. There are over 100 cultivars or seed varieties of Hibiscus sabdariffa. The major commercial varieties are those grown in China, Thailand, Mexico and Africa, principally Sudan, Senegal … Continue reading

Herbs – Cross Reference by System

Mental Function: Brahmi, Bacopa, Mentat, Mental Clarity, Tranquil Mind Heart Function: Arjuna, Guggul, Bala, Abana, Heart Formula Respiratory: Ginger, Holy Basil, Sitopaladi, Trikatu, Lung Formula Digestive: Hingvastak, Trikatu, Digest Ease Colon Health: Triphala, Vegelax Liver Function: Amalaki, Bhringaraj, Kutki, Liv52, Liver Formula Kidney Function: Gokshura, Kidney Formula, Cystone, Shilagit Male … Continue reading

Herbs – A Quick Reference Guide

ALFALFA Aids in healing allergies, arthritis, morning sickness, peptic ulcers, stomach ailments and bad breath; cleanses the kidneys and removes poisons from the body; neutralizes acids; is an excellent blood purifier and blood thinner; improves the appetite and aids in the assimilation of protein, calcium and other nutrients. Aloe Vera … Continue reading

Ginkgo Biloba

The active ingredients of ginkgo leaf improve circulation and vasodilation. Though this action is evidenced throughout the entire body, it is most noted in the cerebral region. It is a promising remedy for age-related declines in brain function such as Alzheimer’s, strokes, and short- or long-term memory loss. Ginkgo is … Continue reading

Ginger

Find out how ginger can help you to have happier holidays, here: To re-energize body and soul This simple technique eases mood swings, helps shake off a tendency to procrastinate, and alleviates general feelings of disconnection: Place 2-3 drops of pure essential oil of ginger in a diffuser, or place … Continue reading