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Lobelia-Uses

Ancient and Modern Lobelia Uses

Send to Kindle Lobelia is a genus of flowering plants that includes more than 400 unique species. Many of these plants have found a place in our gardens. With their thick bunches of cascading blooms, they’re a welcome sight in the flowerbed. Lobelia is also right at home on the medicine shelf. Traditional medicine has […]

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Lobelia-Seeds

Can Lobelia Seeds Help You to Quit Smoking?

Send to Kindle Lobelia is a large annual or biennial herb, with a green and violet stem, green and yellow leaves, and sparse violet blue and pale yellow flowers. Lobelia has earned two fascinating nicknames: “Indian Tobacco” and “puke weed.” Lobelia seeds and leaves have a history of medicinal and recreational usage, some relating to […]

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Schisandra-Powder

Schisandra Powder for Liver Health and Adrenal Function Support

Send to Kindle Schisandra is a plant often used in traditional Chinese medicine. It goes by many names, including wu wei zei, five flavor berry, and gomishi. Schisandra, which can be taken using Schisandra extract or Schisandra powder, has been used in Chinese medicine for everything from supporting healthy liver function to promoting overall mental […]

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Schisandra-Berry

3 Key Potential Health Benefits of Schisandra Berry

Send to Kindle Schisandra chinesnsis, also called Chinese magnolia vine, magnolia vine, or five-flavor fruit, is native to northeast China, Russia and parts of Korea. It is among the 50 fundamental herbs of traditional Chinese medicine. Sometimes the herb is mixed with other herbs, such as the concoction Shen-Mai-San, which is used for energy revitalization. […]

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