Sage (Broadleaf) Salvia Officinalis
A popular and versatile home remedy, and culinary herb, sage has antiperspirant, antifungal, antiviral, antibiotic, astringent, antispasmodic, and hypoglycemic properties. Appropriately, its latin name, “salvia,” means “to heal.”
Traditionally an external folk medicine, bruised leaves were applied to treat sprains, swelling, and bleeding.
Sage’s antihydrotic quality makes it effective in stopping night sweats, reducing excessive menstrual bleeding, and drying up a mother’s milk. The herb is also useful to quiet nervousness, remedy digestive disturbances, treat respiratory problems, improve circulation and memory.
Sage is used
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Rosemary Rosemarinus Officinalis
This antioxidant, antimicrobial, diuretic, and aromatic herb is commonly used in everything from lamb stew to shampoo, as well as in teas and oils.
Traditionally, rosemary has been used medicinally to improve memory, relieve muscle pain and spasm, stimulate hair growth, and support the circulatory and nervous systems. It is also believed to increase menstrual flow, act as an abortifacient (causing miscarriage), increase urine flow, and treat indigestion.
Several studies done in the last several years show that rosemary leaf oil can help prevent the development of cancerous
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Rich in isoflavones, red clover is a detergent, sedative, antispasmodic, diuretic, and expectorant, as well as being a favorite food for grazing cattle and other animals.
Red clover is rich in isoflavones, which are plant-based chemicals that produce estrogen-like effects in the body. Isoflavones have shown potential in the treatment of a number of conditions associated with menopause, such as hot flashes, cardiovascular health, and osteoporosis.
Red clover is a source of many valuable nutrients including calcium, chromium, magnesium, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, thiamine, and vitamin
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