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tamanu oil

Tamanu Oil: The Revolutionary Skin Healer

What is Tamanu Oil? Tamanu oil (Calophyllum inophyllum) is an inedible greenish-yellow oil obtained from nuts of the tamanu tree. Calophyllum inophyllum (a species of the Guttiferae family) is an enormous evergreen tree found in the tropics of Southeast Asia. The tree also thrives in the Polynesian and Melanesian islands. The Melanesian people say that they …

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Boneset Herb

Boneset: The Secret Herb of the Indigenous

What is Boneset? Boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum L.), also known as agueweed, thoroughwort, feverwort, Indian sage, and sweating weed, is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae, which includes daisies and asters. It is native to eastern Canada and the United States, extending north to Nova Scotia and south to Florida, and can be found eastward …

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Eleuthero Root Siberian Ginseng

Eleuthero Root (Siberian Ginseng) an underrated Adaptogen

What is Eleuthero Root? Eleuthero, is an herb derived from the roots of the plant Eleutherococcus senticosus, more commonly known as Siberian ginseng. Siberian ginseng is not closely related to American or Asian ginseng which are members of the genus Panax. Unlike traditional ginseng which is a flowering plant, Siberian ginseng grows as a thorny …

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figwort

Figwort (Scrophularia nodosa) The Natural Skin Healer

Standardized Name: Figwort Botanical Name: Scrophularia nodosa Family: Scrophulariaceae Related Species: Scrophularia Marilandica, Srophularia coccinea, Scrophularia californica (American Figwort); Scrophularia Ningpoensis (Xuan Shen, Chinese Figwort). In a hurry? You can find Figwort on Amazon! What is Figwort? Figwort is a tall perennial herbaceous plant, traditionally used in treatment of scrofula (an infection of the lymph …

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russian comfrey leaf

Comfrey Leaf – A Natural Anti-Inflammatory

What is Comfrey? Comfrey, a member of the genus Symphytum, is a perennial flowering evergreen shrub native to Europe, North America and Asia. Symphytum species belong to the family Borraginaceae which consist of forget-me-nots and other wildflowers. Comfrey flowers are bell-shaped and flourish in a variety of colors including white, blue, pink and purple. Their …

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