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Ginger or the root of the plant Zingiber officinale is used in culinary recipes around the globe.

Flaxseed Lignans

Flaxseed of Linum usitatissimum is rich source of phenolic compounds called lignans which are phytoestrogenic in nature and have hormone-like effects on the body. These lignans contain alpha-linolenic acid or ALA which is a building block of omega-3 fatty acids. Flaxseed lignans are known reduce cholesterol, blood pressure, help with some aspects of diabetes, and …

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Turmeric or Haldi or Jiang Huang comes from the root of the Curucuma Longa plant. It has a tough brown skin and orange flesh. Curcumin is the major, active component of turmeric and has been used as an anti-inflammatory in both Indian and Chinese traditional medicine. Curcumin has shown a lot of promise in preventing …

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Cannabis and Cannabinoids

The medicinal use of Cannabis or Marijuana or Bhaang dates back at least 3,000 years. It is a plant that primarily grew in Central Asia and is now grown in different parts of the world. Cannabis finds reference as a medicinal plant in many ancient scriptures as it provides multiple benefits. However, in the 1900s, …

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Beta Carotene

Beta Carotene is a natural pigment synthesized by plants. It is found in orange and yellow fruits like cantaloupe, apricots, papaya, squash, carrots, pumpkin, sweet potatoes and even leafy greens and broccoli. It has antioxidant and immune-stimulant properties. Among other benefits, it is known to protect us from free radicals, decrease the risk of cardiovascular …

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A popular herb in Ayurveda, Ashwagandha is known by many names. The root and berry of the Ashwagandha plant are used for medicinal purposes. It is used in Ayurveda, Indian medicine, Unani medicine and also has mention in traditional African medicine. There have been many studies which show its anti-inflammatory effects and ability to relax …

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Aromatherapy, as the name suggests, uses the aroma of essential oils or concentrated oils made from the fruit, seeds, flowers, bark, leaves, or root of certain plants. Aromatherapists believe that these oils have certain beneficial properties when applied massaged into the skin or even by just inhaling their aroma. Among other benefits, aromatherapy is known …

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Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a species of the Aloe plant from the lily family. There is no scientific evidence to prove that aloe can treat any type of cancer. Usually, people use the gel from the leaves of an Aloe Vera plant to soothe minor skin problems. It is also known to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory …

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