Category Archives for "Relaxant and anti-spasmodic herbs"

Relaxant and anti-spasmodic herbs: Ginger Root

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Ginger has thick, underground stems (tuberous rhizomes), and it is these knotted and branched rhiz-omes, commonly called the “root,” which are used in cooking and for medicinal purposes. Records of its use in China date to the fourth century BC. As an antispasmodic, ginger is effective in […]

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Relaxant and anti-spasmodic herbs: Chamomile

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Chamomile is a time-honored herb, called “ground apple” by the ancient Greeks because of its pleasant apple-like scent. Chamomile was used as a stewing herb during the Middle Ages, and today it is enjoyed as a tea by both adults and children throughout Europe and Latin America. […]

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Relaxant and anti-spasmodic herbs: Peppermint

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Peppermint is a natural hybrid of the two mints, garden spearmint and water mint. Both peppermint and spearmint are used in herbal healing and have similar effects, but peppermint is somewhat tastier and more potent. Especially because it is a digestive, peppermint tea is enjoyed at the […]

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