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Witch Hazel {Hamamelis virginiana} & Witch Hazel - Part ll, A Cooling, Soothing Astringent.

Common Name: Witch Hazel

Description: Deciduous shrub or small tree, 8 to 15 feet tall, with long, forking branches; bright yellow, thread-like flowers; coarsely toothed leaves turn bright yellow in fall. 1,564 more words

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White Sage {Salvia apiana}

Also Known As:

  • Bee Sage
  • Sacred Sage
  • White Ceremonial Sage
  • White Sage

Salvia apiana or white sage is a perennially growing evergreen shrub that is indigenous to the south-western regions of the United States and the adjoining north-western areas of Mexico. 1,809 more words

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Bay Laurel

Laurus nobilis

Also Known As:

  • Bay Laurel
  • Sweet Bay

The herb known as the bay laurel or the sweet bay is native to Asia Minor and the Mediterranean region in general – it is a small evergreen shrub or tree. 2,364 more words

Ancient Times

Women and Herbs.

There are a many kinds of imbalances and metabolic disruptions which can affect the natural biological functions or the life rhythms within the body of women, many of these factors are responsible for strictly female sexual attributes such as the menstruation cycle, the fertility of a woman, the ability for conception and the ability to give birth to a child-there are many reasons for these processes to be disrupted and they are naturally prone to external and internal stimulus which can throw them out of whack. 3,639 more words


Men and Herbs.

Testosterone, a male steroid hormone, is said to be responsible for most of the physical troubles in men. Researches have established that any discrepancy in the intensity of hormone, particularly testosterone, leads to the different corporeal problems that are exclusive to men. 1,765 more words


Honeysuckle {Lonicera caprifolium / Lonicera japonica}

Also Known As..

  • Honeysuckle
  • Jin Yin Hua

The herbal plant called the honeysuckle is a climbing plant that can grow to twelve ft – four meters – in length. 1,478 more words

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Yerba mansa {Anemopsis californica}

Family: Saururaceae

The name “yerba mansa” comes from the Spanish colonizers of the southwestern United States and means “herb of the Mansos.” In the 16th and 17th centuries, the nomadic Manso Indians lived along the Rio Grande in New Mexico. 581 more words

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