Category Archives: Herbs

Anti-Inflammatory Plants

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Herbal Teas and Antioxidants

Evidence shows that black and green tea are rich in antioxidants, and it is these antioxidants that provide tea with some of its health effects. Antioxidants are important components of a healthy diet because they accumulate in tissues and protect … Continue reading

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Poisonous Plants of The United Kingdom

Plants contain phytochemicals, many of which play an important role in the growth and development of the host plant. Many phytochemicals are beneficial to the health, and some examples of these include flavonoids, alkaloids, terpenoids, saponins, sterols and carotenoids. Eating … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Peppermint Tea

Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is a common ingredient in herbal tea. Peppermint tea, like regular black and green tea, is a decoction of leaves in hot water. This brewing process passes many of the phytochemicals in the leaves to the water, … Continue reading

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How To Find Your Own Anxiolytic Herbs

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Treating Anxiety With Herbs

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Treating Mood Disorders With Herbs

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Sage (Salvia): Medicinal Plant

Sage (Salvia) is a group of plants belonging to the Lamiaceae or mint family of. The plants are mostly aromatic on account of the presence of a characteristic essential oil. The most commonly known species of sage is perhaps Salvia … Continue reading

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Salvia (Sage) Plants: Anxiety Treatments?

Salvia (sage) plants are a perennial plant that belongs to the Lamiaceae or mint family of plants. The most well known of these plants is possibly Salvia officinalis, which is also called common sage or garden sage. Salvia plants tend … Continue reading

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Lippia Plants: Anti-anxiety herb

Lippia refers to a Genus (group) of flowering plants from the Verbenaceae (vervain or verbena) family. The Genus contains between 200 and 400 different species and these are characterised by their fragrant aroma, which is due to the presence of … Continue reading

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