Anise (Pimpinella anisum), also called aniseed, is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest Asia. Its flavor has similarities with some other spices, such as star anise, fennel, and liquorice.
Anise contains an abundant concentrat
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Ashwagandha has "the ability to both strengthen those who are tired and calm those who are stressed and anxious.”
The green berries contain amino acids, a proteolytic enzyme, condensed tannins, and flavonoids. They contain a high proportion of free amino acids which include proline, val
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Although the carrot plant is primarily grown with the aim of obtaining roots, Carrot Seeds are produced when the flowering process is induced; and the plant turns from the vegetative phase to the reproductive phase thus producing a rod or floral tassel at the end of it and umbels which carry the see
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The Cayenne pepper is a type of Capsicum annuum. It is usually a moderately hot chili pepper used to flavor dishes. Cayenne peppers are a group of tapering, 10 to 25 cm long, generally skinny, mostly red colored peppers, often with a curved tip and somewhat rippled skin, which hang from the bush as
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Chinese skullcap (Scutellaria baicalensis) also known as Baikal skullcap, is a species of flowering plant in the mint family.
* Flavons (a type of flavonoid) * Baicalein is one of Chinese skullcap's active ingredients.
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Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the parsley family which produces a fruit that contains aromatic seeds which are dried and used as a spice, they are usually ground into a powder and used in curry.
* Chemopreventive: C. cym
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Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
* Blood Pressure: Improves Blood Flow and Blood Pressure Regulation.
* Digestion: * Antiulcer:
* The major active component of ginger is gingerol, which has be
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Holy Basil (Ocimum tenuiflorum syn Ocimum sanctum) is also known as tulsi or tulasi. The plant is used as a tea and for its essential oils.
Eugenol, rosmarinic acid, carvacrol, oleanolic acid.
Can be combined with other cerebral stimulants such as rosemary,
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Juniper berry oil supplementation helped prevent Hepatic Reperfusion injury, sometimes called ischemia-reperfusion injury (IRI) or reoxygenation injury.
* improved rates of bile flow
* juniper b
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Lime is a citrus fruit, which is typically round, green in color, 3–6 centimeters in diameter, and contains acidic juice vesicles.
The Persian lime (Citrus latifolia), which is a key lime and lemon hybrid, is the most widely produced lime globally.
The Key lime (Citrus aurantifolia = Citrus micran
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Mustard is made from the seeds of the mustard plant. The mustard plant belongs to the angiosperm family, Brassicacea.
There are three known edible species of mustard:
* White/yellow mustard, (Sinapis alba/ Brassica alba)
* Brown mustard, (Brassica juncea)
* Black mustard, (Brassica nigra)
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Onions (Allium cepa L.) is a vegetable that is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Allium. Its close relatives include the garlic, leek, chive, and Chinese onion.
* Polyphenols * Catechin
* Protocatechuic acid
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Sage (Salvia officinalis L.)
The leaves contain:
* Caffeic acid
* Carnosic acid
* Chlorogenic acid
* Fumaric acid
* Rosmarinic acid
* Ursolic acid
* Ursonic acid
The essential oil contains:
* Anti-diabetic: Impr
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