Posts Tagged ‘heart health’


Benefits that have been proven by research The practices of Ayurveda, a traditional form of Indian medicine, have been around for centuries, but some of its hallmark treatments are only now gaining recognition in the United States. One of those is ashwagandha or Withania somnifera, also called Indian ginseng or winter cherry. This plant is…

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Amino Acids

The body uses chemical substances called amino acids to build the exact type of protein it needs. There are two types of amino acids: essential and nonessential. While the body must get the essential amino acids from foods, it can manufacture the nonessential amino acids on its own if the diet is lacking them. Of…

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Botanical Information Native to China, Astragalus has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine. A relative of licorice and the pea plant, there are actually over 2,000 species of Astragalus. Teas, capsules and other formulations are made from the plant’s flat, yellowish root. Features & Benefits Used to prevent and treat common colds and…

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