Flax is a plant that is cultivated for its seed which is the source of flaxseed oil - a rich source of compounds that is used for its medicinal value.Flaxseed oil is loaded with essential fatty acids.  These are...
Ashwagandha, which is also called Indian ginseng or winter cherry, is a short shrub which is cultivated in India, Nepal and other regions of South Asia.  This is mainly because people in these regions use its roots to treat...
Alfalfa is a flowering plant which is also one of the world's most important forage plants.  It is native to Asia and it was used primarily for feeding animals, but it was exported and cultivated in other parts of...
Many people who have adverse reactions to pharmaceutical drugs choose to use herbs and herbal supplements to treat various medical and psychological conditions, such as depression and anxiety.But even if your body does not react negatively to synthetic drugs,...
Most holistic practitioners consider acne as a symptom of underlying health problems.  These include hormonal imbalance, poor digestion, inefficient liver and bowel function, and poor nutrition.In herbal healing, the treatment of acne normally involves the use of topical herbal...
Impotence or erectile dysfunction is a serious problem that millions of men around the world want to get rid of.  It refers to a man's inability to maintain an erection long enough to enable him to engage in sex.Medical...
Onion is a bulb plant which is widely known as an ingredient in various types of dishes.  But aside from its ability to add flavor and aroma to the foods we eat, it has a number of health benefits.Onions...
Ginseng is a perennial plant that is found only in the Northern Hemisphere, North America and eastern Asia, particularly Korea, Northern China and eastern Siberia.  It is priced for its human-shaped root which is used for medicinal purposes.Ginseng tea...
This is the second of a two-part series that covers the important facts that you need to know about herbal supplements. (click here for part 1)In this article, we will continue to uncover more information about them so that we...
Herbal supplements are products which are derived from plants and people use them as dietary supplement or to augment their traditional medical treatments.Herbal supplements had been here for quite a while.  Based on our experience, we know that some...