Black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa, Actaea racemosa) is an herb that was first used for medicinal purposes by Native American Indians, who introduced it to European colonists. It is an herb that exerts its effects on the endocrine regulatory (hormonal) mechanism in your body. It’s a phytoestrogen, but by definition that means it’s weaker than the estrogens your body creates. In the mid-1950s in Europe, Black cohosh became a popular treatment for women’s health issues, Generations of American women have relied on the gnarled root of black cohosh(Cimicifuga racemosa) to relieve various “female problems, exspecialy has commonly been used to treat symptoms of menopause, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), painful menstruation, acne, weakened bones (osteoporosis), and for starting labor in pregnant women. But black cohosh hasn’t only been helpful for women going through natural menopause. It also helped women who had undergone hysterectomy with partial removal of their ovaries. (more…)
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Royalty free means you are not required to pay a royalty each time you use an image. When images are offered royalty-free, this simply means that the purchaser pays a fee and can then use the image without paying additional royalties or licensing fees. This also means the purchaser doesn’t have to give attribution. This is the model used by paid stock photo sites. Generally, royalty free images are images that are available under a non-transferable, non-exclusive, perpetual, worldwide, multiple-use sub-license. (more…)
Here are examination the benefits of milk thistle to lower cholesterol, treat liver problems, and benefit diabetes. Does it work? Milk thistle (silymarin) is a flowering herb related to the daisy and ragweed family. Milk thistle is also known as holy thistle, lady’s thistle, Mary thistle, Marian thistle, St. Mary thistle, silybum, and Silybum marianum. It is native to Mediterranean countries. Some people also call it Mary thistle and holy thistle. The use of milk thistle in cultural and traditional settings may differ from concepts accepted by current Western medicine. Milk thistle is available in the United States as a dietary supplement. (more…)
Angelica Herbs (Angelica archangelica L. ) Angelica was used in Europe for hundreds of years as a cure for everything from the bubonic plague to indigestion. It is thought that adding it to a ritual bath will break spells and hexes and has often been used to ward off evil spirits in the home. Because it resembles celery in odor and appearance, angelica sometimes is known as wild celery. Angelica is also known as Dong-Quai, Dong-Quei, Archangelica Officinalis, Dang-Qui, Dong-Quai, Tang-Huei, and Garden Angelica. Alternative medicine practitioners say Angelica is a good herbal tea to take for colic, gas, indigestion, hepatitis, and heartburn. It is useful to add in remedies for afflictions of the respiratory system, as well as liver problems and digestive difficulties. (more…)
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