Milk thistle flower is good for liver health - GNUScientific studies come and go. But there is evidence that accumulates slowly over many years that support often ancient claims that herbs can provide medicinal help for ailments such as stomach upset, hot flashes, depression, nausea and indigestion.

The weight of the evidence clearly shows that these 16 herbs, some of which are already in your kitchen, are safe (with certain caveats) and effective. Many can be used regularly to promote health and deserve a place in your medicine cabinet.

  1. Aloe for Burns and Cuts
  2. Black Cohosh for Hot Flashes
  3. Chamomile for Indigestion and Relaxation
  4. Cranberry to Prevent Urinary Tract Infections
  5. Echinacea for Colds, Immune System
  6. Flaxseed for Menopause and Prevention of Osteoporosis and Heart Disease
  7. Garlic for Cholesterol Control and Cancer Prevention
  8. Ginger for Nausea
  9. Horse Chestnut for Varicose Veins
  10. Milk Thistle for Liver Health
  11. Peppermint for Indigestion
  12. St. John’s Wort for Depression
  13. Saw Palmetto for a Healthy Prostate
  14. Tea for Heart Health and Cancer Prevention
  15. Valerian root for Insomnia
  16. Vitex for PMS

(READ the about these herbs in the Herb Companion)


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