As the world wakes up to the freshness of nature and natural products, Herbs take on a leading role. Simple everyday foods and herbs have moved out of the kitchen to be an effective, inexpensive and safe part of health care. The time-tested science of Ayurveda uses the goodness of single herbs and different foods to keep your body at its healthiest best. Women Fitness presents a detailed Directory of herbs.
blossoms contain molybdenum-an essential nutrient to
help discharge nitrogen; when used with iron supplements, it produces
more rapid hemoglobin production; strengthens anemic blood; protects
against bites and stings; treats and prevents cancer, gout and
whooping cough; expectorant; one of the best mucous clearers; used
for ALL cancers, especially esophagus and breast; use as a tea for
bathing sores; mix with chaparral and Don Quai for cancer; has lots of
vitamins and minerals; very good for children with degenerative
diseases; great nerve calmer, good for nervous exhaustion; good for
rickets, weak chest, bronchitis, and lack of vitality.
Red clover has also been used topically to
speed wound healing and treat psoriasis. Current interest in red clover
focuses on its use to relieve menopausal symptoms.
A research carried out in 2004 clearly indicated red clover may help protect women's backbone from the bone-weakening effects of age and osteoporosis. The study shows that women who took a red clover-derived dietary supplement containing substances called isoflavones (Promensil) experienced significantly slower bone loss in the spine compared with women who took a placebo. According to article, Red Clover Shown to Improve Bone Mineral Density and Lower LDL Cholesterol published in NaturalNews "Red clover isoflavones can slow bone loss and boost bone mineral density in pre and perimenopausal women".
Herbs this week
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