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Jiaogulan Benefits and Side Effects

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Jiaogulan Benefits and Side Effects

Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum), sometimes called Southern Ginseng is a plant that grows in Central China and is known for its healing properties.  Jiaogulan is a natural remedy that is widely used in Chinese medicine to treat many health conditions including hepatitis, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. (Li, Lin, Huang, Xie, & Ma, 2016) The most common way to take Jiaogulan is by drinking it as a tea.  Jiaogulan tea been used for hundreds of years as a health elixir and contains saponins and antioxidants. (Staughton, 2019) Although there are not many studies on humans, scientists are beginning to look Gynostemma pentaphyllum...

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Hemp vs. Marijuana! What is the difference?

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Hemp vs. Marijuana! What is the difference?

Marijuana Versus Hemp: What's The Difference? The difference between hemp and marijuana is a topic that is often misstated. While CBD demand continues to increase, the CBD industry has become a unique but still closely linked cannabis industry with its controversial reputation and changing legality. Because of the confusion and complications that CBD users may encounter, it has become increasingly important to understand the difference between hemp and marijuana and their relationship to cannabis. What Is The Difference Between Hemp And Marijuana? The distinction is not merely academic; one is now federally legal, and the other is still a Schedule...

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5 Natural Nootropics That Increase Brain Power

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5 Natural Nootropics That Increase Brain Power

We all have had days when we forgot where we put our car keys, couldn’t think of that answer on the test, or just moving slow mentally. Natural nootropics are herbal supplements used to increase cognition and boost memory power. These herbs differ from the common synthetic man-made nootropics, piracetam and aniracetam. If your brain needs a boost and you want to keep it natural, take a look at these herbal nootropics. 1. Huperzine-A Huperzia Serrata is powerful plant is also known as Chinese firmoss, originating from India and Southeast Asia. It contains huperzine-A, the nootropic component of the plant that...

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