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How Dandelion can Help Cure Liver Problems
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How Dandelion can Help Cure Liver Problems

Dandelions (Taraxacum officinale) are more than just a common lawn weed often the scourge of urban lawns – they are a potent medicinal plant, particularly known for their liver-supporting properties.  The first documented use of dandelions to treat liver and spleen conditions dates back to the Tang Dynasty in China more than 1500 years ago...

The Medical Wonders of the Wild Plantain Plant
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The Medical Wonders of the Wild Plantain Plant

Often mistaken for a problematic weed, the plantain plant (Plantago major) has a fascinating history of  medicinal properties ranging from a powerful antiseptic to treating high blood pressure and as a gentle digestive aid for those suffering from everything from IBS to heartburn.  Where most people know the healing aspects of the Aloe Vera plant,...

50 Medicinal Herbs for Your Healing Garden
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50 Medicinal Herbs for Your Healing Garden

As we dive into the practical aspects of botany, specifically focusing on the cultivation of medicinal herbs and plants, it’s essential to understand the significance of each species and its contribution to both traditional and modern medicine. Our continued exploration will not only cover the botanical characteristics and environmental needs of these plants but also...

Devil’s Claw in Your Medicinal Garden
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Devil’s Claw in Your Medicinal Garden

For most, there only knowledge of Devil’s Claw is what they see in the supplement section of their local pharmacy or health food store,  but can be grown in your medicinal garden with a bit of effort and be far more effective then in a processed pill form.     Scientifically known as Harpagophytum procumbens, is...