Tag Archive: colds

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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Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil

Tea tree oil is an essential oil that is derived from the leaves of the tea tree (Melaleuca alternifolia). Tea trees are native to northeast regions of Australia and have been used historically by the aboriginals of Australia for hundreds of years. Due to its potential health benefits, Tea tree oil has been used as …

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Siberian ginseng

Siberian ginseng

Siberian ginseng is a type of herb and plant that is a species of small shrub found in the Araliaceae family. Siberian ginseng as the name would suggest is native to Siberia and other areas in Northeastern Asia. Historically it has been used as a traditional medicine in China and where it is known as …

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Saw palmetto

Saw Palmetto (extract)

Saw palmetto is a kind of herb and plant that is native to the eastern parts of the United States. Saw palmetto extract is sometimes used as a natural medicine, home remedy, naturopathic medicine, homeopathic medicine, herbal dietary supplement, and alternative medicine for its potential health benefits most commonly for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). Other …

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Peppermint (peppermint oil)

Peppermint (peppermint oil)

Peppermint (peppermint oil) is a type of hybrid mint plant similar to spearmint and watermint. Peppermint is native to Europe but has spread throughout the world. Peppermint is often used as a home remedy, herbal dietary supplement, natural medicine, and homeopathic medicine due to its health benefits. Other names for peppermint include: Bo He, Chinese …

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Pennyroyal

pennyroyal

Pennyroyal refers to plants in the Lamiaceae family of mint plants. A spearmint-like flagrance can be produced when pennyroyal is crushed. Historically, pennyroyal has been used as a source of oil. It was also used by the ancient Romans and Greeks to flavor wine and as an herb to flavor various dishes. Pennyroyal has been …

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Noni

Noni

Noni is a small evergreen tree in the coffee family, Rubiaceae that is native to India, Australia and Southeast Asia. Traditionally, noni was used as a clothing dye in Polynesia. Noni was also used as a natural medicine, home remedy, alternative medicine, naturopathic homeopathic medicine, and herbal dietary supplement. Historically, noni was prepared topically as …

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L-arginine

L-arginine

L-arginine is an amino acid that is necessary for protein building in the human body. L-arginine is found in various kinds of food in the human diet such as meat, fish, and dairy. L-arginine has also been synthesized in labs to produce various home remedies, natural medicines, herbal dietary supplements, naturopathic heath products, homeopathic medicines, …

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Kava (kavalactones)

Kava (kavalactones)

Kava (kavalactones) is an herb and plant that is found in the western Pacific and is in the pepper family. The root of the herb is used to make a variety of different home remedies, herbal dietary supplements, natural medicines, homeopathic holistic health products, and home remedies. Kava has been banned in many countries such …

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Goldenseal

Goldenseal

Goldenseal is an orangeroot perennial herb in the Ranunculaceae buttercup family that is native to North America. It has become an endangered species of plant in the United States to due being overharvested. Goldenseal has been said to have a wide range of health benefits and is often taken as a natural medicine, homeopathic holistic …

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Garlic (Allium sativum)

Garlic

Garlic (Allium sativum) is an herb that is a species of plant within the onion genus, Allium. Garlic is a native herb to central Asia and is best known as a culinary flavoring agent. Garlic is also said to have multitude of health benefits as a home remedy, herbal cure, homeopathic medicine, alternative medicine, nutritional …

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Elderberry

Elderberry

Elderberry (European Elderberry) is a type of tree native to Asia, Africa, Europe, and other temperate and sub-tropic regions around the world. Elderberry is in the There are many types of Elderberry, however, the European elder is the one that is most commonly used to produce natural medicines, home remedies, homeopathic cures, herbal dietary supplements, …

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Echinacea

Echinacea

Echinacea is a type of herb or flowering plant in the herbaceous genus and Asteraceae family. Often, people use Echinacea to produce various natural health products, home remedies, homeopathic cures, alternative medicines, herbal vitamin supplements, and naturopathic remedies. The most well-known and traditional use of is as a preventative home remedy against the common cold. …

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Chamomile (camomile)

Chamomile

Chamomile or camomile is a type of plant or herb that is in the family Asteraceae. Chamomile is sometimes used to produce health products, particularly in alternative medicine, herbal cures, homeopathic remedies, naturopathic products, natural remedies, home remedies, and other vitamin or herbal based supplements.  Other names for Chamomile include: German chamomile, Matricaria recutita, and …

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Cassia cinnamon

Cassia cinnamon

Cassia cinnamon is a type of plant in which people make home remedies, alternative medicines, herbal cures, and homeopathic treatments with from its bark and flower. Cassia cinnamon is an evergreen tree that is native to the Southern regions of China, Uganda, Bangladesh, India, and Vietnam. It is primarily used as an aromatic. In North …

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