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duck-flower

Duck Flower – Uses and Benefits

Overview Latin name: Aristolochia trilobata L., Aristolochia spp. Other names: Flor de Pato, Duck Vine, Duck Flower Plant, Dutchman’s pipe, Pelican flower Location: Native to central and eastern North America Plant Description A plant of the birthwort family, duck flower is one of the world’s

Mango Leaves

Mango Leaves Effective Against Herpes

Mangiferin (a polyphenolic ingredient extracted from the stem bark and leaves of Mango tree (Mangifera indica L.) was considered as an antiviral agent upon herpes simplex virus, HIV and hepatitis B virus. Zhu XM et al., (1993) studied in vitro effect of mangiferin against Herpes

Sheep sorrel

Ojibwa Herb Tea – A Remedy for Herpes

Ojibwa Indian herb tea is a 280-year old Native American Indian root and herb tea remedy made in the 1700’s by the Ojibwa Indian medicine society. Ojibwa people used it to survive a smallpox genocide started by the early European settlers. Native Americans have since

chaparral

Why Chaparral Is Powerful Against Herpes

Chaparral is reputed among native populations for its effectiveness in helping to turn around many serious diseases. It has been used by well-known natural healers such as Dr. Sebi, Dr. Robert Morse, and Dr. Christopher. In addition to its traditional uses, it is also considered

oregon grape

Oregon Grape Root Benefits and Uses

The Oregan Grape falls into the category of alterative. It belongs to the order Berberidaceae. Latin name: Berberis Aquifolium. Synonyms: (or common names) Rocky Mountain grape, Holly leaved barberry, California barberry and Trailing mahonia. Habitat: Grows along the western coast of United States and in

Qunoa Fried Rice

Quinoa Fried Rice (Healthiest Fried Rice Recipe)

Fried rice is one those very popular dishes that many people enjoy. It however is usually prepared with rice; and since rice is very starchy, you may want to try another alternative – quinoa. Quinoa can be used instead of rice in almost any fried

Jamaican Dogwood

Jamaican Dogwood – Benefits and Uses

Summary and Pharmaceutical Comment Food Use Jamaica dogwood is characterised by various isoflavone constituents, to which the antispasmodic properties described for the wood have been attributed. In addition, sedative and narcotic activities have been documented following preclinical studies, thus supporting the reputed herbal uses. However,