Georgy Kharchenko

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Diet Herbs: Alfalfa, Aloe, Astragalus, Bladderwrack And Buchu
Alfalfa is a nourishing legume used worldwide to feed animals. Many people eat alfalfa sprouts on salads or in sandwiches. Nutritionally, alfalfa is rich in protein; vitamins A, B, D, and K; and several minerals, including iron and copper.
Category:   Weight Loss
Diet Herbs: Buckthorn, Burdock, Capsicum And Cascara Sagrada
Buckthorn - The bark of the thorny buckthorn shrub is used to make various herbal preparations, including tea. Its berries go into the manufacturing of dyes and syrups. Like aloe, this herb contains powerful laxative chemicals called...
Category:   Weight Loss
Diet Herbs: Chickweed, Cinnamon, Citrus Aurantium - Synephrine And Cordyceps
Chickweed is an herb high in vitamin C, and various parts of the plant are used in herbal preparations. Chickweed gets its reputation as a slimming agent from folk medicine; there is no scientific evidence to support this claim. The herb has...
Category:   Weight Loss
Diet Herbs: Cornsilk, Cranberry, Dandelion And Ephedra - Ephedrine
The long, fibrous filaments on an ear of corn are cornsilk. As an herbal preparation, it is dried into powder and placed in capsules. Cornsilk does not affect fat loss but is a natural diuretic to help rid the body of excess water.
Category:   Weight Loss
Diet Herbs: Fennel, Flax, Ginger Root, Ginseng
Fennel is a member of the same plant family as carrots and parsley. Its seeds, roots, and stems are made into herbal preparations. Herbalists recommend fennel for treating a variety of ailments, including asthma, upset stomach, angina, and...
Category:   Weight Loss
Diet Herbs: Gotu Kola, Green Tea Extract, Guarana And Gymnema Silvestre
Gotu Kola - A member of the parsley family, gotu kola is a common weed that grows in drainage ditches in Asia and orchards in Hawaii Folk tradition says that if you eat a leaf of gotu kola every day, you'll live to be 1,000
Category:   Weight Loss
Diet Herbs: Hawthorn, Herbalists, Juniper Berry And Kelp
Hawthorn preparations are made from the flowers, leaves, or berries of a thorny plant grown in Europe. In Germany and other parts of Europe, hawthorn extracts are widely prescribed to treat heart problems, high blood pressure, and arthritis.
Category:   Weight Loss
Diet Herbs: Licorice, Milk Thistle, Mustard Seed, Parsley, Passion Flower And Plantain
You probably think of licorice as a black, chewy candy, but it is also an important herb used to treat inflammation and bronchial congestion. Licorice is derived from the roots and underground stem of a European plant and is available in capsules...
Category:   Supplements and Vitamins
Diet Herbs: Schisandra Shrub, Senna, Spirulina, Uva Ursi And Yellow Dock
Schisandra - This herb comes from the fruit of the schisandra shrub, cultivated in China. Schisandra is popular among herbalists as a liver protector. The herb is also used to treat colds, urinary incontinence, and allergies. It is unclear why...
Category:   Supplements and Vitamins
Diet Herbs: Yerba Mate, Yohimbe And Yucca
Yerba mate is a South American plant whose leaves are dried and made into tea or put into capsules. The herb contains vitamins A, B-complex, and C, and the minerals calcium, magnesium, and iron. Yerba mate is usually touted as a natural upper.
Category:   Supplements and Vitamins

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