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  1. Health Benefits of Bee Pollen Health Benefits of Bee Pollen
    Pollen, a substance collected from the flowers of various plants, contains carbohydrates, fat, protein, and some vitamins and minerals. Pollen extracts have been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties, relax the muscles that surround the urethra, and to inhibit growth of prostate cells.Found in ...
  2. Panax Ginseng Health Benefits and Information Panax Ginseng Health Benefits and Information
    Panax ginseng is a member of the Araliaceae family of plants, which includes the closely related American ginseng and less similar Siberian ginseng. Panax ginseng commonly grows on mountain slopes and is usually harvested in the fall. The root of panax ginseng is used preferably from plants older th...
  3. Passion Flower Herb Passion Flower Herb
    Passion flower is a vine known for its beautiful white flowers with purple, blue, or pink calyx crown blooms. The plant is native to North, Central, and South America. While primarily tropical, some of its 400 species can grow in colder climates. The leaves, stems, and flowers are used for medicinal...
  4. Pau D'Arco Tea, Bark and Extract Information Pau D'Arco Tea, Bark and Extract Information
    Native to the rainforests of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay, Pau d'Arco is a very large broad-leaf evergreen. In the spring it is covered with a thick cluster of pink or red trumpet shaped flowers. It can also be found in other tropical areas of South America, Central America, and the Caribbean Isla...
  5. Peppermint Herb Information Peppermint Herb Information
    The peppermint herb is a hybrid of water mint and spearmint and was first discovered in 1750 in London, England. Peppermint is now grown throughout the U.S. and Europe. The leaves and stems of peppermint have relatively high oil content and are the part of the plant used medicinally.Commonly used fo...
  6. Phyllanthus Niruri Information Phyllanthus Niruri Information
    Commonly known as stonebreaker because of its strong roots, Phyllanthus Niruri is an herb that grows in tropical areas like the rain forests of the Amazon, Bahamas, China and Southern India. It can reach 30-60 centimeters in height and when in bloom displays an array of yellow flowers. It grows free...
  7. Psyllium Benefits and Information Psyllium Benefits and Information
    Native to Iran and regions of India, psyllium is cultivated for it use as an herbal medicine. The seeds of the psyllium plant are the primary part of the plant used in traditional herbal medicine. The husk of the psyllium plant is used to relieve constipation.Well known for relieving constipation, p...
  8. Pygeum Benefits and Information Pygeum Benefits and Information
    Pygeum is an evergreen tree that grows in the mountains of central and southern Africa. Today pygeum is an endangered plant and efforts are being made to cultivate pygeum on plantations and control harvesting in the wild. The bark of the pygeum plant is used medicinally.Pygeum is made from the bark ...