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Explore our selection of alterative herbs

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Making Healthy Choices

  • Like peas and beans, red clover belongs to the family of plants called legumes. Red clover contains substances called isoflavones—compounds that are structurally related/similar to estrogen. Red clover supplements have been promoted for menopause symptoms and osteoporosis.

  • Historically, red clover was used for asthma, whooping cough, cancer, and gout. Today, extracts from red clover are most often promoted for menopause symptoms, high cholesterol levels, or osteoporosis.

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Nature at its Best

Nettle or "Stinging Nettle"is a plant with edible, medicinal, and nutritional qualities. Curry, herb, and sour soups can all be made with young leaves. The leaves are used to treat rheumatism, allergic rhinitis, and arthritis. Its leaves are rich in antioxidants like polyphenols and carotenoids as well as fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidant components like polyphenols and carotenoids. All components of the plant, including the sting, exhibit antiproliferative, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, analgesic, anti-infectious, hypotensive, and antiulcer properties as well as the capacity to prevent cardiovascular disease (leaves, stems, roots, and seeds). Stinging nettle is a productive aquaculture plant because it enhances fish reproduction. The plants can be used to produce fertilizer and pesticides.

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Feel Great inside and Out

The active components in burdock roots have been shown to "detoxify" blood in terms of TCM, encourage blood flow to the skin's surface, improve skin quality/texture, and treat skin conditions including eczema. The root also contains anti-diabetic and antioxidant properties. Some active substances found in the seeds have powerful anti-inflammatory and growth-inhibitory effects on malignancies, including pancreatic cancer. The extracted active components from the leaf extract have the ability to prevent the development of microorganisms in the mouth cavity. It has been reported that burdock can be used medicinally to treat long-term conditions like cancer, diabetes, and AIDS. However, it's important to be mindful of burdock's potential side effects, including contact dermatitis and other allergic or inflammatory reactions.

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Known for its potential benefits for fertility, libido, menopause, and more.

Echinacea has been divided into nine different species, all of which are indigenous to North America. Native Americans from the Great Plains region used them as traditional medicines. Based on the theory that it might boost the immune system to more successfully fight infection, echinacea is marketed as a dietary supplement for the common cold and other infections.

For the treatment of wounds and skin issues, topical echinacea products have been recommended. 

Several echinacea species, most frequently Echinacea angustifolia or Echinacea purpurea, can be found in dietary supplements.

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