5 Healing Benefits of Ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) or ginger root, as often referred to is a spicy and tangy root originating from China. It has been a traditional remedy in many cultures for thousands of years. It has a pale brown skin, either thick or thin, depending on the age of the plant. The flesh can be white or … Continue reading 5 Healing Benefits of Ginger

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The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric Curcumin

Turmeric is native to India and Southeast Asia. In India, turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic medicines due to its therapeutic properties, as a disinfectant and treatment for laryngitis, bronchitis, and diabetes. Turmeric is derived from the rhizomes (underground stems) of the plant Curcuma longa, a member of the ginger family. Curcumin is the most active … Continue reading The Amazing Benefits of Turmeric Curcumin

Sweet Wormwood: Cure for Malaria & Cancer?

What is Sweet Wormwood? Sweet wormwood is also known as artemisia annua, sweet annie, sweet sagewort and annual wormwood (Chinese: qīnghāo). It is a common type of wormwood that is native to temperate Asia but naturalized throughout the world.(1) It belongs to the family of Asteraceae and has fern-like leaves, bright yellow flowers and a … Continue reading Sweet Wormwood: Cure for Malaria & Cancer?

Fenugreek Herb & Benefits

Fenugreek, an annual herb native to Southern Europe and Asia, is one of the oldest known medicinal herbs and provides a variety of purported health and practical benefits. Now grown in many parts of the world, fenugreek seeds impart a maple-like flavor to baked goods and curries and the plant can be eaten as a … Continue reading Fenugreek Herb & Benefits

Health Benefits of Mangosteen

Mangosteen is a tropical fruit that is grown primarily in hot, humid climates of southeast Asia such as Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Indonesia. It is a dark purple fruit about 2 to 3 inches in diameter – the size of a small peach or apple. Mangosteens are unrelated to mangos. At the center is the soft … Continue reading Health Benefits of Mangosteen