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The Benefits Of Hoan-Ngoc

May 17, 2019 smitsa 0

Hoan-Ngoc is a traditional plant medicine found in South-East Asia.  Pseuderanthemum palatiferum (Nees) Radlk is a Vietnamese plant in the Acanthaceae family. The plant is also […]

Peppermint tea leaves in two glass cups on a atble with some free green leaves.

Love Peppermint Tea

February 26, 2019 smitsa 0

Peppermint tea is a very soothing herbal tea prepared from an infusion of peppermint. It is made like any other tea where boiling water is […]

Gotu kola, asiatic pennywort, centella asiatica, ayurveda herbal medicine.


February 6, 2019 smitsa 2

Centella, (Centella asiatica L. Family: Umbelliferae) is a small, herbaceous annual plant that is widely grown throughout Asia and consumed mostly in Thailand and India. […]

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Peony Seed Oil

January 7, 2019 smitsa 0

The genus Paeonia does not just provide us with horticultural specimens of some merit but also products with health benefits. There are over 30 species […]

Flower of a European water plantain (Alisma plantago-aquatica)

Alisma Rhizome

October 15, 2018 smitsa 0

The rhizome of the European Water Plantain or more scientifically, Alisma orientale (Sam.) Juzep (also known as A. plantago-aquatica var. orientale) has been used traditionally in […]

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Euphorbia semen

September 12, 2018 smitsa 0

Euphorbia semen L. is widely cultivated as a traditional medicine. The dried, ripe seeds are used in concoctions as a diuretic, retention of phlegm, as […]

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March 12, 2018 smitsa 0

Shakuyakukanzoto (SKT) is a traditional Japanese kampo medicine, which consists of two herbal medicines, namely Paeoniae radix and Glycyrrhizae radix. SKT has been used to […]

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Butea monosperma

March 12, 2018 smitsa 0

  Butea monosperma (syn. Butea frondosa, Butea braamania and Plaso monopserma) is one of the most beautiful flowering tress anywhere in the world. It is […]