Friday, September 25, 2020

Broccoli

Broccoli is a dark green vegetable in the cruciferous family. It is rich in fiber, provitamin A carotenoids, vitamin C and vitamin K. Cruciferous...

Buchu

Buchu, Latin name Agathosma betulina, is a small shrub native to South Africa where it is used as a popular flavoring agent to impart...

Burdock

Burdock, latin name Arctium lappa, is a carrot-like root from the plant Arctium lappa, a biennial herb grown in China, Europe and the United...

Butcher’s Broom

Butcher's broom, also referred to as knee holly, box holly and sweet broom, comes from the plant Suscus aculaetus, a short evergreen shrub that...

Calcium

Calcium is one of the most abundant minerals in the human body, accounting for between 2 to 3 pounds of total body mass. Adequate...

Capsicum

Capsicum, or hot red chili peppers, have come into their own recently, both as a culinary spice and as a hot new medical remedy....

Cascara Sagrada

Cascara Sagrada, also called Sacred bark and Chittem bark, is an herb derived from the year old bark of Rhamnus purshiana. Native American Indians...

Cat’s Claw

Cat's Claw (Una de Gato) is a wood vine that grows in Peru and has been used by the Peruvian Indians for years for...

Catnip

Catnip is undoubtedly best recognized as an intoxicating herb that cats find to be irresistible. Also commonly called catnep and catmint, this relative of...

Catuaba

Catuaba, of the family Erythroxylaceae, is undoubtedly the most famous of all Brazilian aphrodisiac plants, and has been appreciated by the local populations for...

Centrophenoxine

One of the most venerable of the anti-aging compounds, centrophenoxine is a combination of dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE), a natural substance found in the human body,...

Chamomile

Chamomile has been described as meaning "capable of anything," a good description for this popular herb that is used extensively in Europe and the...