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Turmeric

Turmeric

Turmeric is a kind of perennial plant and herb that is in rhizomatous herbaceous ginger family, Zingiberaceae. Turmeric is native to some parts of tropical South Asia, India, and Africa. Turmeric is sometimes used as a coloring agent for fabrics and most famously known to be a key ingredient in curry, butters, cheeses, and mustards. …

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Shark cartilage

Shark cartilage

Shark cartilage refers to a dietary supplement that is produced from cartilage of a shark that has been powdered and dried. It is most well-known as a home remedy, natural medicine, naturopathic remedy, homeopathic medicine, and alternative medicine for cancer. It has also been purported as having health benefits for other diseases as well. Shark …

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Pyridoxine (vitamin B6)

Pyridoxine

Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) is a type of vitamin that can be found in a variety of different foods such as eggs, beans, meat, and cereals. Pyridoxine (vitamin B6) has health benefits and is often used as a home remedy, natural medicine, homeopathic medicine, alternative medicine, naturopathic medicine, and vitamin dietary supplement as a result. Pyridoxine …

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Niacin & niacinamide (Vitamin B3)

Niacin and niacinamide (Vitamin B3)

Niacin and niacinamide are organic compounds that are forms of Vitamin B3. Many different types of foods naturally contain Vitamin B3 such as fish, meat, yeast, and grains. It has been used for decades as natural medicine, home remedy, homeopathic medicine, naturopathic remedy, and alternative medicine to increase HDL levels in the blood. Raising HDL …

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Mistletoes (mistletoe extract)

Mistletoe Extracts

Mistletoes (mistletoe extract) are an obligate hemi-parasitic plant in the order Santalales. They are known to attach themselves to a host plant and with a haustorium and absorb nutrients from it. Mistletoe extract has been used for ages as a home remedy, alternative medicine, holistic homeopathic medicine, herbal dietary supplement, and natural medicine for its …

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Horse Chestnut

Horse Chestnut

Horse Chestnut is a plant; its tree is a deciduous tree that is native to the Balkan Mountains in the southeastern regions of Europe as well as Albania, Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria, and the Republic of Macedonia. People often use its seed, flower, leaves, and bark, to produce a wide range of holistic homeopathic medicines, herbal …

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Ginger

Ginger

Ginger is an herb and tropical plant that is the rhizome of Zingibar officinale in the genus Zingiberaceae and family Zingiberaceae. Ginger is native to East Africa, South Asia, the Caribbean, and other parts of the world. Ginger is said to be a type of Asian medicine that may have a multitude of health benefits …

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Fenugreek

Fenugreek

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) is a type of herb or plant found in the Fabaceae family. It is also known as methi in Hindi. Fenugreek herb is sometimes used as a natural remedy, herbal dietary supplement, home remedy, homeopathic cure, natural medicine, and alternative medicine. Of the large number of countries that produce fenugreek, India is …

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Devil’s Claw

Devil's Claw

Devil’s Claw (also known as Harpagophytum procumbens) is a type of herb in the sesame family. It is native to the South African region. People make all sorts of home remedies, natural cures, alternative medicines, and homeopathic treatments with devil’s claw. The large tuberous root parts of the plant are often used in naturopathic medicine …

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Creatine

Creatine

Creatine is a type of chemical called nitrogenous organic acid that is a natural component of the human vertebrae. It is a kind of energy supply for the cells, in particular, those found in the muscles. The body produces creatine naturally, but it can also be found in a variety of different foods (such as …

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Cat’s claw

Cat's Claw

Cat’s claw is a kind of herb that grows wildly in many parts of the globe including South and Central America. It is most prevalent in the Amazon rainforest. It is a vine that has been used in alternative medicine, herbal cures, holistic therapy, naturopathic medicine, natural medicine, home remedies, herbal supplements, and dietary supplements. …

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Bromelain

Bromelain

Bromelain is an enzyme that is extracted from the stem component of pineapples. It has historically been used as a folk remedy, but has been used in modern times as an alternative medicine, home remedy, herbal supplement and cure for various ailments, and natural treatment as well. Two different enzyme extracts can be referred to as …

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Bladderwrack

Bladderwrack

Bladderwrack, as known as, Fucus vesiculosus, is a type of seasweed that is common to the coastal regions of the North and West Baltic Seas; plus the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. People often use bladderwrack to produce home remedies, health products, vitamin, dietary, and herbal supplements, natural cures for various things, and alternative medicines. Other …

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Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh is a herb native to the United States. It is sometimes used as a home remedy, herbal cure, alternative medicine or dietary supplement. Other common names include: black snakeroot, bugwort, rattleweed, macrotys, bugbane, black bugbane, and fairy candle. Latin names for Black Cohosh include: Actaea racemosa and Cimicifuga racemosa. Black Cohosh is in …

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Aristolochic Acid

Aristolochic Acids

What is Aristolochic Acid? Well, Aristolochic Acids are of course in the acid family, and they can be found in the natural world in the Aristolochia and Asarum plants. These are native plants in North America and other places around the globe. Aristolochic acids are in the carcinogenic, nephrotoxic, and mutagenic family. These types of …

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