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Soy (soybean)

Soy (Soybean)

Soy (soybean) is a plant in the legume species that is native to eastern parts of Asia and is considered a one of the staple foods of that region. Soybeans are high in protein, essential amino acids, and contain isoflavones which is a compound that may have some positive health effects for women’s health problems. …

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Saccharomyces boulardii

Saccharomyces boulardii

Saccharomyces boulardii is a type of yeast and fungus that is of a tropical strain related to the Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Saccharomyces boulardii is sometimes used as a natural medicine, herbal dietary supplement, naturopathic medicine, homeopathic remedy, holistic medicine, home remedy, and alternative medicine of its potential health benefits. Saccharomyces boulardii is native to Southeast asia …

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Red yeast rice

Red Yeast Rice

Red yeast rice is a type of rice that has been fermented with a mold called Monacus purpureus yeast to yield reddish colored rice. Red yeast rice has sometimes been used as a home remedy, natural medicine, naturopathic homeopathic health product, alternative medicine, and herbal dietary supplement due to their possible health benefits. Other names …

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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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Pomegranate

Pomegranate

Pomegranate is a shrub, herb, or small tree that is native to Iran. Due to its potential health benefits, pomegranate is often used to produce various natural medicines, home remedies, herbal dietary supplements, homeopathic medicine, naturopathic remedies, and alternative medicines. Pomegranates are often used in culinary to make various dishes like a Persian soup called …

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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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Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle

Milk thistle is an herb and plant that is in the Silybum Adans genus in the family Asteraceae. Its seeds have potential health benefits are commonly used to make home remedies, homeopathic medicines, herbal dietary supplements, naturopathic medicines, alternative medicines, and natural remedies for a variety of health reason, but for liver conditions in particular. …

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Lactobacillus

Lactobacillus

Lactobacillus is a type of bacteria called Doderlein’s bacillus. It is in the genus microaerophilic and is found in the gastrointestinal tract and vagina in the human body. Though Lactobacillus is a bacterium it is what is known as friendly bacteria. Lactobacillus is often used as a home remedy, herbal dietary supplement, naturopathic medicine, natural …

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Grape Seed Extract

Grape Seed Extract

Grape Seed Extract (Vitis vinifera) is an extract taken from grape seeds. The medicinal uses of grape seed extract as a home remedy, homeopathic holistic medicine, herbal health product, naturopathic medicine, and natural alternative medicine dates back to the ancient Greeks. Grape Seed Extract health benefits stems from its high concentrations of linoleic acid, vitamin …

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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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Flaxseed and Flaxseed Oil

Flax seed and flax seed oil

Flaxseed and flaxseed oil are often times used to make a wide range of alternative medicines, natural cures, home remedies, holistic & homeopathic treatments, naturopathic medicines, and herbal dietary supplements. Flaxseed is derived from a plant called Linum usitatissimum in the genus Linum; family Linaceae. Flaxseed is native to India, some parts of the Mediterranean, …

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Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil

Evening Primrose Oil is a type of oil that is produced from evening primrose plant seeds. Evening primrose is a type of plant that is native to northern parts of the Unites States, but it grows elsewhere all over the globe. Even primrose oil is often times used to produce various natural medicines, alternative medicines, …

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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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Chromium

Chromium

Chromium is a type of mineral, metal, and chemical element that was traditionally used by the ancient Chinese to coat weapons, but in modern times it is used as a kind of home remedy, naturopathic medicine, natural remedy, dietary vitamin supplement, and homeopathic cure for a variety of different ailments. Other names for chromium include: …

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Chondroitin sulfate

Chondroitin sulfate

Chondroitin sulfate is a type of chemical that is a sulfated glycosaminoglycan (GAG). Chondroitin sulfate is a vital part of the cartilage and is able to allow cartilage to resist compression. It is the cartilage that can be found in the joint area. For osteoarthritis, aside from glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate has become a very popular …

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Blond psyllium

Blond psyllium

Blond psyllium is a type of herb; its seeds and husk are often times used in home remedies, herbal cures, and in natural & alternative medicines. It is a kind of medicinal plant that is native the western and southern regions of Asia. This species of herb was also introduced to the United States and …

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Asian Ginseng

Asian ginseng

Asian Ginseng is a native herb in eastern countries such as Korea and China. Common names of the herb include: Chinese ginseng, Asiatic ginseng, and Korean ginseng. It has been used as a home remedy in alternative medicine for ages and ages. Its medicinal use has been recorded for hundreds and hundreds of years for …

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Acai

acai

Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-EE) also known as Euterpe oleracea or Amazonian palm berry is a fruit produced from the acai palm tree, which is native to Central & S. America. The Acai herb is a used in a number of home remedies. The palm tree in which they are cultivated is from the genus Eterpe. These …

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