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Parsley Parsley is considered a multivitamin loaded with antioxidants.  It is also a handy diuretic.  It de-bloats and flushes excess water out of your body.

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Family: Labiatae; other members include mints Genus and species: Mentha pulegium (European); Hedeoma pulegioides (American) Also known as: Pulegium, hedejma, fleabane, ticked, mosquito plant and squawmint Parts used: Leaves and flowers Therapeutic Uses: Pennyroyal oil contains pulegone, a compound that accounts for its actions as an insect repellent, menstruation promoter and abortion inducer. Insect repellent…

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Family: Labiatae; other members include balm, basil, catnip, horehound, marjoram and pennyroyal Genus and species: Mentha piperita (peppermint); M. spicata, M. viridian, M. aquatics, M. cardiaca (spearmint) Also known as: No other names but there are hundreds of varieties of mint Parts used: Leaves and flowers Therapeutic Uses Digestive problems – menthol and carbone soothe…

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