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St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum)

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St John’s wort is a common weed found in grasslands, roadsides, and pastures, recognised by bright yellow flowers. However, St John’s wort is also a remedy suitable for all ages and a well-known herb used for reduction and management of depression and anxiety.

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Mugwort leaf (Ai Ye)

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Mugwort leaves have been integral to ancient healing practices around the world. In Traditional Chinese medicine Mugwort leaves have been used for digestive support, menstrual regulation, pain, inflammation, and as a calming agent.

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Amla (Phyllanthus emblica)

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Amla is a type of fruit that grows on the tree of the same name. It is considered as one of the main herbs in Ayurvedic medicine, and modern research sees it as one of the most antioxidant rich foods available. This means that amla has several health properties, from which even the healthiest among us can still benefit.

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Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

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Ashwagandha is known as the king of Ayurvedic herbs, and for a good reason. It is a rejuvenating and adaptogenic herb, and more studies and research are now showing that it can help with anything from poor sleep and immune system, to raising levels of testosterone in men.

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Rosemary (Salvia rosmarinus)

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Rosemary, “dew of the sea,” has a long history with herbalists, dating back to ancient times where it was used as a tonic and stimulant to bring benefit to the heart, digestion, liver and mood. Rosemary is a powerful antioxidant, and its therapeutic properties are emerging for use in anxiety, depression, cognition, hair growth and cancer inhibition.

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