Valerian – Health Benefits, Side Effects & Cautions

Valerian

Latin name: Valeriana officinalis Common names: Garden Heliotrope, Blessed herb, Red valerian The valerian root also known as “Garden Heliotrope” and “Blessed Herb” is a plant that is native to Asia and Europe. Also found in North America, this herb has been known … [Read more...]

Ginkgo Biloba Benefits

ginkgo biloba benefits

Latin name: Ginkgo biloba Common name: Buddha's fingernails, Flying moth leaf, Duck foot, Maidenhair Tree, Fossil Tree Ginkgo Biloba is one of the most well-known herbs today. Other names for this herb is “Buddha’s fingernails”, “flying moth leaf” and “duck foot.” … [Read more...]

St. John’s Wort Health Benefits

St John's wort

Latin name: Hypericum perforatum Common names: Goatweed, Tipton's weed, Chase-devil This herb is known for many names, but most commonly it is called “goatweed” and “tipton’s weed.” The name St John’s wort was derived from John the Baptist because this herb blooms … [Read more...]

Benefits of Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed

Latin name: Linum usitatissimum Common names: Common flax, Linseeds, Lint bells, Winterlien This herb is one of the oldest cultivated plants known to mankind and back in ancient times the flax plant was a vital for its seed and used to make clothing. Flaxseed dates … [Read more...]

Ginseng Health Benefits

panax ginseng

Latin name: Panax Ginseng Common names: man root, root of immortality, tartar root Out in the market today, it is one of the most frequently used herbs. It can also be referred to as “man root” (since it commonly resembles the shape of a man), “root of immortality” … [Read more...]