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Balance your herbs

DNJAI90899 | 7/11/2018 | Author : Aditi Mehrotra | WC :319

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Herbs heal. Herbs restore health. Herbs are natural. A herb is any plant where the leaves, seeds or flowers are used for medicine, flavour or aroma. Today, with the ease of the internet, you can self-diagnose, order next day delivery, and even learn how to make your own.
Agreed that herbs are natural, but that definitely does not mean you ingest herbs in their crude form. Many people resort to self-imposed herbal therapies such as powdering tree barks of neem or consuming juice of karela for blood sugar control, eating scoops of aloe pulp and swallowing garlic pearls for lowering cholesterol etc.
Such self-prescribed therapies based on hearsay can be dangerous when followed unsupervised. However, not every herb or plant s
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