Herbs & Supplements A-Z List
Herbs and Herbal Supplements «K»:
Kava Kava Root and Extract Information
Kava kava root comes from a tall shrub that grows in tropical climates such as Hawaii. The kava kava plant produces large heart-shaped leaves that cover the branches. The flowers of the kava kava plant grow from the point where the stems and branches connect.One of the main uses of kava root is to r...
Kelp Vitamins and Supplements
Kelp can be one of several brown-colored seaweed species called Laminar. Kelp is a vegetable found only in the sea that possesses high concentrations of useful minerals including iodine, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and iron. Laminaria may be useful as a supplement for helping to maintain thyroid ...
Kombucha Tea and Mushroom Information and Benefits
Kombucha, also known as the Manchurian or Kargasok mushroom, is not a mushroom but rather a mixture of bacteria that includes Acetobacter xylinum, Acetobacter ketogenum and Pichia fermentans, and various yeasts. The yeasts are usually of the genera Saccharomyces, Brettanomyces, and Zygosaccharomyces...
Korean Ginseng Information and Benefits
Ginseng is the dried root of one of several species of the Araliaceae family of herbs. The most common type of ginseng is Asian ginseng, often called Panax, Chinese, or Korean ginseng - but most frequently refered to as Panax Ginseng. Korean Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) is a knobby, light tan root. Occas...