Herbs & Supplements A-Z List
Herbs and Herbal Supplements «G»:
Green Tea Leaf Benefits and Information
According to Chinese folklore, green tea was discovered, only by accident, nearly four thousand years ago. Today Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses green tea to treat aches, pains, headaches, minor gastrointestinal disorders, and depression. Green tea has also been used in detoxification, as an...
Guarana Seed and Extract Information
GuaranÃ¡ is an evergreen vine found growing in the wild basins of the Amazon rain forests. The indigenous people of the Amazon rain forest have used crushed guaranÃ¡ seed as a beverage and a medicine. GuaranÃ¡ was used to treat diarrhea, decrease fatigue, reduce hunger, and to help arthritis.G...
Guggul Herb and Extract Benefits
Guggul is a resin which is produced by the stem of the commiphora mukul tree, a relatively small, thorny plant native to India. Historically guggul has been used in connection with a wide variety of conditions, including rheumatism and obesity. One of its primary historical indications was for use w...
Gymnema Sylvestre Information and Facts
A vigorous climbing vine, Gymnema (also known as Gymnema Sylvestre) is native to the jungles and meadows of southern India. Its leaves are used medicinally and when chewed directly appear to interfere with ability to taste sweet foods. For this reason the herb is known in Hindi as gurmar, or sugar ...