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Astragalus

Derived from the root of a plant that belongs to the pea family, the herb Astragalus is also popularly known as milk vetch root or huang-qi. Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine relies very heavily on the balancing action of this herb. It contains medicinal compounds that stimulate the immune system and balances the digestive system and

Angelica

Believed to have originated from Syria, this medicinal plant is now freely available in the cool European countries like Iceland and Lapland. It loves the cold climate and thrives in it. Held in high respect by traditional and herbal healers, even folklore is full of praises for this plant. It has been hailed as a

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera, or Aloe, is a short and thick stemmed plant that originated in North America . Aloe is a typical cactus plant with thick fleshy stems edged with spiky thorn-like leaves. Benefits of Aloe Vera When the stems of the plant are broken, they give off a thick gooey liquid. This ‘goo’ is renowned

Alfalfa

Alfalfa is a perennial flowering plant that lives for 5-15 years depending upon the variety and the conditions. Believed to have originated in Iran from where it spread to the rest of the world, Alfalfa is called the ‘Queen of forages’ because it is primarily grown as cattle forage in the U.S. But, Alfalfa finds