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  Hawthorn
Category: Plant / Herb
Hawthorn has a long reputation in both traditional folk medicine and clinical medicine as a heart tonic. In Eurpoe, hawthorn berry preparations are widely used by physicians to treat heart conditions, such as mild forms of angina. Hawthorn is safe to use for extended periods of time, according to European studies.

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Heartburn
Category: Ailment
Heartburn is also known as acid indigestion. The stomach acid escapes upwards into the oesaphagus, causing a burning sensation just behind the breastbone. Heartburn may be due to many reasons: overeating, eating the wrong kind of food, obesity, or late stages of pregnancy.

Herbal remedy: Slippery Elm

 


Honey
Category: Food
Honey has been used for thousands of years. Modern science has shown that honey can kill bacteria (that even antibiotics is unable to treat).

Benefits of honey
Helps wounds to heal.
Cleans wounds.
Antibacterial.
Soothes mild stomach upsets.
Helps prevent and treat ulcers.

 


Horse Chestnut
Category: Herb
Scientific name: Aesculus hippocastanum
Horse chestnut extract have been used effectively to treat varicose veins. Escin, the key compound in Horse Chestnut appear to be useful in the treatment of cellulite.


   
       
       
       
       
 

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