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Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)

- 5 minutes to read

Licorice has been used traditionally for a wide range of conditions and was found beneficial due to its specific compound called glycyrrhizin. Today, studies have shown that licorice has potent antiviral and antibacterial properties and can also assist with healthy memory.

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Ginkgo (Ginkgo Biloba)

- 9 minutes to read

Ginkgo has been used in traditional natural medicine for thousands of years, but its real medicinal value has only been recognised in the last fifty years. Today, in Germany, Ginkgo is approved for the use in treatment for dementia.

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St John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum)

- 7 minutes to read

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)

- 7 minutes to read

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)

- 6 minutes to read

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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