Posts Tagged ‘herb’

Astragalus

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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Boswellia

Botanical Information Boswellia, also known as Indian frankincense, is an ayurvedic herb derived from the resin of the plant. This resin has many pharmacological uses particularly as anti-inflammatories. Features & Benefits Boswellic acid, the major constituent of boswellia, is thought to contribute to most of the herb’s pharmacological activities Used as treatment for symptoms of…

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