Chamomile May Ease Colic

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Research suggests: Chamomile Can Soothe a Colicky Baby. Colic — uncontrolled screaming and crying in an otherwise healthy infant — can be one of the most stressful parts of raising a newborn. While its cause is uncertain, there is evidence that it stems in part from gastrointestinal discomfort. That may explain why chamomile tea, which ...

Sage 4

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Sage has one of the longest histories of use of any culinary or medicinal herb. Sage Tea or infusion of Sage is a valuable agent in the delirium of fevers and in the nervous excitement frequently accompanying brain and nervous diseases. It has a considerable reputation as a remedy, given in small and often-repeated doses. ...

Ginkgo biloba 1

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Ginkgo originates from China but is now cultivated in the USA, China and France. Ginkgo has been used in Chinese medicine for more than 2800 years. Ginkgo is a very old tree. Over the past 200 million years the ginkgo tree has remained basically unchanged. Because of survivability of the ginkgo tree it was believed ...

Mallow Flowers

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The mallow flowers are very attractive and are pink or purplish coloured with dark veins. Common mallow originates from Asia and Europe and it can be found in fields. Common mallow has been used traditionally to treat cough – it helps to reduce irritation associated with dry cough. Crushed mallow leaves can be used to ...

Preventing a cold with Echinacea

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Taking the herbal remedy Echinacea can more than halve the risk of catching a common cold, US researchers say. They found it decreased the odds of developing a cold by 58% and the duration of colds by a day-and-a-half. The results in The Lancet Infectious Diseases conflict with other studies that show no beneficial effect. ...