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A Wake-Up Call: Coffee Recalled By FDA For Having Viagra-Like Ingredient

Given the fact that "New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee" has been marketed as a "male enhancement" product, it might be fair to assume consumers who plucked the instant coffee off store shelves had a clear idea of its intended effects.

Natural Compound in Herbs and Veggies Found to Help Stop the Spread of Triple-negative Breast Cancer

A natural compound found in herbs and vegetables could help stop the spread of a particularity deadly type of breast cancer.

Triple-negative breast cancers, which account for 15-20% of all breast tumors, are a type of breast disease that often spreads, or metastasises, to distant sites.

Now, University of Missouri researchers have found that luteolin, a natural compound found in herbs such as thyme and parsley, and vegetables such as celery and broccoli, could reduce the risk of developing metastasis originating from triple-negative breast cancer in women.

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Native American Medicinal Plants You Should Know

While on my quest to find more natural ways to prevent and cure any ailment known to man, I ran into an array of plants that I had never seen before. As a child, one of my father’s hobbies was harvesting plants and growing fruits and vegetables. After school, I would go outside to help him even though I did not have much of a green thumb.

Herb Gardening 101: Tips & Common Herbs

When you're starting an herb garden, choose a sunny location in your garden that has soil that drains easily. You can plant your herbs in containers if you don't have room in the ground. Planting herbs with similar needs together will make it more likely that your garden will thrive and that you'll enjoy a harvest of fresh herbs all season long. Try growing herbs that you enjoy eating or cooking with to get the most use and enjoyment out of your garden.

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Gymnema Sylvestre an Indian Herb with International Use

Gymnema sylvestre is an herb from India that has a long and varied history in traditional medicine, including its use as a:

Diuretic
Laxative
Anti-inflammatory
Circulatory system stimulant
Diabetes treatment
Weight loss aid

The herb's use in weight loss has advocates touting its benefits. Specifically, they claim that Gymnema sylvestre helps to curb your desire for sweets, blocks the absorption of sugar, and helps balance blood glucose levels.

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An Herb that Ends Cravings Before They Start

TV, it seems, has its signals crossed.
On one channel you'll see shows like The Biggest Loser fighting obesity and advocating weight loss through diet and exercise.
But turn the channel and you have Paula Deen whipping up some down-home, deep-fried deliciousness featuring cakes, cupcakes, or other sweet treats. What gives?
The reality is that we as a country are bombarded with mixed messages every day when it comes to food. We want to (and often do!) indulge in the sugary goodness that seems to be on every street corner, vending machine, and cookie jar, and then we lament our expanding waistlines and the growing diabetes epidemic.
No wonder everyone is looking for a magic pill to take off the weight. But what if you could stop the cravings that led to the overeating in a safe and effective way?

Lemongrass nutrition facts

nutrition and you.com, January 2016
Refreshing, citrus-scented lemongrass imparts unique flavor to the recipes. Its coarse, tufted stems and leaf buds are among the most sought-after herbal parts employed in an array of cuisines all over South and East Asian regions.

8 Natural Substitutes Of Aspirin

Sherice, December 17, 2015
People have been taking aspirin for many decades now. Daily use of aspirin is not only ineffective, but it’s dangerous. It leads to a plethora of other problems and gastrointestinal issues while doubling the risk of strokes without reducing fatal heart attacks.