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Latin name : Harpagophytum procumbens
Part : Roots
Country : Namibia
Quantity : 100 g or 454 g (1lb)
Properties : Powerful anti-inflammatory, useful in case of arthritis or inflammation in general, externally but mainly internally (ideal in capsules).
Precautions : Avoid in times of pregnancy and breastfeeding. Not recommended in the case of a gastro-duodenal ulcer. Could interact with arrhythmia drugs.
Plant powders uses: In capsules, in food, in Smoothies, in pastilles and energy balls, then externally (cosmetics, ointments, poultices). Unless exceptional, plant powders are not soluble in water, although several molecules they contain. For better results, it is preferable to extract these molecules in water, alcohol, even in oil (some molecules are fat -soluble). For more information, the schools Flowers offers an introductory workshop and an à la carte lesson on the manufacture of therapeutic products.
We advise you to consult a health professional before using medicinal plants, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or under medication.
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