• Caffeine

    Caffeine

    What is caffeine? If it weren’t for caffeine, lots of people around the world would find it hard to get their day started.

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  • Creatine

    Creatine

    What is creatine? Creatine is a natural compound that works like a gas pump for your muscles. The fuel from which muscle cells

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  • Milk Thistle

    Milk Thistle

    What is milk thistle? Milk thistle (Silybum marianum ), a common herb with spiny white-veined leaves and pink flowers, has been used as

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  • Valerian

    Valerian

    What is valerian? Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis) is an herb that has been used as a sleeping aid for more than 1,000 years.

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  • Peppermint

    Peppermint

    What are the benefits of peppermint? You already know about peppermint as a flavoring for candy and cookies. The oils from the peppermint

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  • Green Tea

    Green Tea

    Green tea smells different from black tea. And it tastes different, too. You might call it “fresh” or even “grassy.” And if you

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  • Goldenseal

    Goldenseal

    Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis ) is a perennial plant that grows deep in the woods from Vermont to Arkansas. Cherokee Indians used its golden

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  • Flaxseed

    Flaxseed

    You may think of flax as a source of fine linens, but the plant’s greatest value may well lie in its small, dark

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  • Ginko: Safety and Uses

    Ginko: Safety and Uses

    Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba ) is the only remaining member of a family of trees that flourished centuries ago in ancient China. Dubbed a

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  • Ginger

    Ginger

    The knotty, twisted underground stem of the ginger plant (Zingiber officinale ) has been used as a spice and a drug in China

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