IMPORTANT HERBS

TUMERIC

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From India,   Turmeric and especially its most active compound curcumin have many scientifically-proven health benefits,  such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer's and cancer.  It's a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and may also help  improve symptoms of depression and arthritis. 

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DANDELION

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For centuries, they’ve been used to treat a myriad of physical  ailments, including cancer, acne, liver disease and digestive disorders.

Here are 13 potential health benefits of dandelion, and what science has to say about them.

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CHICORY ROOT

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Readers Digest is quoted as saying' an ancient roman therapy for Liver Ailments'.

Maryann Bertucci Rosso Squitti learned this as a child in Simbario, Calabria Italy.

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GARLIC

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 Richard S. Rivlin wrote in the Journal of Nutrition  that the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates (circa. 460-370 BC), known  today as "the father of Western medicine," prescribed garlic for a wide  range of conditions and illnesses. Hippocrates promoted the use of  garlic for treating respiratory problems, parasites, poor digestion, and  fatigue

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GINGER

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Ginger is a flowering plant that originated from China.

It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family, and is closely related to turmeric, cardomon and galangal.

The  rhizome (underground part of the stem) is the part commonly used as a  spice. It is often called ginger root, or simply ginger.

Ginger  has a very long history of use in various forms of  traditional/alternative medicine. It has been used to help digestion,  reduce nausea and help fight the flu and common cold, to name a few.

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OREGANO

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The name of the herb comes from the Greek words "oros," meaning  mountain, and "ganos," meaning joy. It typically grows around 50 cm tall  and has purple leaves around 2 to 3 centimeters in length.

The chemicals that give the herb its unique and pleasant smell are  thymol, pinene, limonene, carvacrol, ocimene, and caryophyllene.

It is believed to contain potent antioxidants and to have anti-bacterial properties.

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