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31 Health Benefits Of Mangosteen

Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) is a dark purple or reddish fruit that is quite popular in Thailand. It has a white juicy interior pulp that is rich in xanthones. Xanthones have potent anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties which gives mangosteen a number of therapeutic benefits. Mangosteen is also rich in various other antioxidants and is often processed …

12 Health Benefits Of Citron Tea

Unlike various other kinds of tea, citron tea is not brewed from its leaves. It is prepared by brewing slices of the citron fruit with honey or sugar. Citron tea is known by various names such as  Yuja-cha, yuzu tea, Yuja tea, and Korean citron tea. It is popular in Korea but is becoming more …

18 Health Benefits Of Tulsi (Holy Basil) Tea

Tulsi (Ocimum tenuiflorum) tea is tea made from the leaves of tulsi (holy basil) plant. Tulsi is the Sanskrit name for holy basil. Tulsi has an active component, called eugenol, which has numerous health benefits. As such, Tulsi has been used in ayurvedic medicine since ancient times. Tulsi tea has antioxidant, digestive, anti-inflammatory, and stress-relieving …

18 Health Benefits Of Arginine (L-Arginine)

Arginine (L-Arginine) is considered a semi-essential or conditionally essential amino acid depending on one’s health status or developmental stage. For instance, preterm infants do not synthesize this amino acid internally. Thus, it is considered an essential amino acid to them. Arginine changes to nitric oxide, in the body, which tends to have numerous therapeutic and …

11 Benefits Of Chickweed (Stellaria Media)

Chickweed (Stellaria media) is an annual plant that is quite prevalent in Europe and North America. It is often added to meals, such as soups and salads, and is also used as traditional medicine. Below are various health benefits and uses of chickweed;

Ocotea Essential Oil: 18 Benefits And 4 Side Effects

Ocotea essential oil is obtained through the steam distillation of the leaves and branches of ocotea. Ocotea is a tree native to Amazonian Ecuador and its environs. There are over 200 species of this tree and there are all of similar chemical composition. The active components of ocotea essential oil include; alpha-humulene, beta-caryophyllene, camphor, and …