Category Archives for "Anti-inflammatory Herbs"

Anti-inflammatory herbs: Licorice Root

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women The use of licorice has a long history, appearing prominently in the first great Chinese herbal The Pen Tsao Ching (Classic of Herbs), written more than 5000 years ago. Licorice today is one of the most prescribed herbs in the Chinese pharmacopoeia, second only to ginseng. Licorice […]

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1 Anti-inflammatory herbs: Ginger

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Ginger is a pungent, spicy herb native to southern Asia. For thousands of years, ginger has been an important herb used in traditional Asian medicine. It is now cultivated throughout the tropics in countries as diverse as Jamaica, India, and China. It is used as a spice […]

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Anti-inflammatory herbs: Turmeric

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in Indian cooking and in India’s traditional Ayurvedic medicine. The turmeric plant, grown from India to Indonesia, is related to ginger and has pulpy, orange, tuberous roots that grow to about two feet in length. It is an indispensable […]

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