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  1. Calendula Information and Benefits Calendula Information and Benefits
    Calendula, more commonly know as Marigold, is one of the most common herbs and can be found growing in people's homes throughout North America and Europe. The colorful petals of the calendula have been used in herbal preparations for hundreds of years.In the past, calendula flowers have been used on...
  2. California Poppy Information and Facts California Poppy Information and Facts
    The California poppy is a flowering plant native to California, but is also found in many regions of central Europe and southern France. The California poppy is most commonly known for its use as a sedative and for its antispasmodic properties; however, unlike its cousin the red poppy, the Californi...
  3. Caraway Seed Benefits and Information Caraway Seed Benefits and Information
    While native to Europe, Asia and regions of Africa, Caraway, is cultivated in many parts of the world. The fruit and seed of the caraway plant are used to prepare medicinal remedies.Caraway's Uses and ConstituentsThe primary active constituent in caraway is volatile oil (4-6 on average), which itsel...
  4. Cascara Sagrada Information and Facts Cascara Sagrada Information and Facts
    Cascara sagrada is a natural laxative that comes from the reddish-brown bark of the Rhamnus purshiana tree native to the Pacific Northwest. It was used by various Native American Indian tribes, who also passed their sacred bark on to Spanish explorers.Cascara SagradaCascara sagrada was formerly intr...
  5. Catnip Herb Effects and Health Benefits Catnip Herb Effects and Health Benefits
    Catnip, also known as catmint, catswort, and field balm, is a member of the mint family of herbs and is believed to have originated in regions of Europe. Today catnip can be found growing in most of the milder climates of the Northern Hemisphere. Catnip plants have fuzzy, grayish-green leaves and sm...
  6. Cats Claw Herb Benefits and Side Effects Cats Claw Herb Benefits and Side Effects
    Cat's claw, also known as the Healing Vine of Peru and Uña de Gato, has become very popular because of the many therapeutic benefits is offers for relieving arthritis, allergies, menstrual irregularities, ulcers, and a variety of gastrointestinal disorders.While cat's claw is not the most well k...
  7. Celery Seed Extract Celery Seed Extract
    Throughout much of history, celery and celery seed has been used primarily as a homeopathic and medicinal herbs. Not until relatively recent history has celery been used for culinary purposes. The flavor of celery is somewhat herbal and astringent, but it has a succulent, crisp texture. Because of i...
  8. Chinese Angelica Root Information Chinese Angelica Root Information
    Chinese Angelica, also called Dong Quai or Angelica Root, is used mainly to treat menstrual cramps, regulate menstrual periods, and lessen menopausal symptoms. Although it has been used for centuries in oriental medicine to treat a variety of disorders, there isn't sufficient clinical evidence to su...
  9. Chinese Herbs and Herbal Medicine</strong> Chinese Herbs and Herbal Medicine
    Chinese HerbsTraditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers a comprehensive system for diagnosis and treatment of a variety of health conditions and ailments. In addition to addressing the wellness of the body, TCM also addresses both the emotional and spiritual health of an individual. Each disease or c...
  10. Clove Oil Uses and Information Clove Oil Uses and Information
    The red clove plant originated in the lowlands, valleys, and hillsides of the southern Philippine islands and for centuries civilizations have used cloves for their homeopathic, medicinal, and culinary benefits. The essential clove oil, the most popular clove product, is extracted from the flower o...