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Top 10 Herbal Medicines


Throughout history, people have turned to herbs as a natural source of remedies for their ailments. Today many pharmaceuticals include compounds derived from plants, or synthesized based on plant compounds. Many people have also returned to herbal remedies in preference to cocktails of modern pharmaceuticals. Consider ten of the plants that are most popular as herbal remedies. Eucalyptus A simple distillation from the leaves of the eucalyptus tree – a tree commonly found throughout….. Read more

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Eucalyptus – A Powerful Decongestant

Picture of Eucalyptus Tree

Eucalyptus is said to be one of the most useful trees on the planet. It’s name means “well covered” as it’s cap covers it’s flower before it buds. It is a tall tree that loves water. It’s very fast growing and can grow up to 400 feet tall. It can usually be found in damp areas and moist valleys of rich soil. For centuries, Eucalyptus has been used as a powerful expectorant and decongestant. For example, Vick’s is made from Eucalyptus oil. It is rubbed on the chest and back to….. Read more

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