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The Benefits of Peppermint

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PEPPERMINT Peppermint is a popular herb with many uses and therapeutic applications. Its sharp menthol odour, refreshing flavour, and cooling sensation makes this herb a favourite flavouring for herbal tea. Peppermint tea, brewed from the plant’s leaves, is one of the most widely consumed herbal teas. Peppermint has traditional folk medicine uses as a pain reliever and research has substantiated the assertion. Peppermint with its underlying bitterness helps to stimulate the flow of digestive juices. It also assists with wind and has colic calming actions. It can be chewed to relieve toothache, or taken to help anything from nausea and...

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The Benefits of Rhodiola

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RHODIOLA/Rose Root (Rosea) Rhodiola is an "adaptogen". Adaptogens are substances that increase the body's overall resistance and help to normalise bodily functions. As an adaptogen, Rhodiola helps people adapt to manage stress, and give a general boost in positive thinking or well-being and energy. Rhodiola is thought to enhance immunity, increase the capacity for exercise and enhance memory, Rhodiola is also used as a main herb in breaking the addiction cycle. Reports and study shows that is is helpful for overcoming cannabis addiction. Rhodiola has a legendary history dating back thousands of years. In 77 A.D., the Greek physician Dioscorides...

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