Brief Introduction: Mango leaf is the leaves of Mangifera indica L., the plant is widely distributed in the world, with more than 70 countries in the world producing mango and 90% concentrating in Asia such as South Asia and Southeast Asia. Mango leaves are sour, sweet, cool, and neutral in nature, and have the functions of relieving asthma, relieving cough, eliminating phlegm, immunity, anti-inflammation, relieving pain, protecting liver and gallbladder, resisting lipid peroxidation, anti-virus, anti-tumor, and anti-bacteria actions.
Brief Introduction: Marshmallow grows in marshes. It also flourishes in meadows, bogs, and other moist places across the United States, it is native to Europe, and other parts of the world. Primarily the tall root of this perennial is used for medicinal purposes, although the velvety-hairy leaves and even the large pale pink or white flowers, which bloom in summer, are occasionally used as well.
Brief Introduction: Meadowsweet is a tall, sweat-smelling herb that bears large drooping clusters of creamy white blossoms. Both these flowering tops and the plant's leaves, but not its fruits, are used medicinally. Meadowsweet can be found in meadows, along stream banks, and in other damp environments in Europe and North America. It is also commonly grown in the garden.
Brief Introduction: Melatonin is a hormone secreted by the tiny pineal gland at the base of the brain. The pineal gland starts to excrete melatonin at the fall of darkness around 9 P.M., with peak output occurring between 2 A.M. and 4 A.M. At the appearance of light in the morning, melatonin excretion drops off. Dietary supplements containing both synthetic melatonin and melatonin extracted from animal pineal glands are available.
Brief Introduction: Lemon Balm is the leaves of Melissa officinalis, the plant is native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Atlantic coast, West Asia, and is cultivated in Central Europe or established in the wild. In Europe, the herb lemon balm is approved for nervousness and insomnia, and used for nervous agitation and sleeping problems.
Brief Introduction: Milk thistle is native to the Mediterranean region, but now grows in many parts of Europe and the Americas, including California and the eastern seaboard of the United States. Milk thistle has been cultivated as a vegetable and ornamental. The tall, weedlike plants have large prickly leaves and the stems contain a milky sap that oozes out when cracked open. Small fruits nestle in the feathery reddish-purple flowers and are used to make the medicinal extract known as silymarin. Most commercial preparations are standardized to contain at least 70 percent of this substance. Other parts of the plant have occasionally been used for medicinal purposes as well.
Brief Introduction: Mucuna Pruriens is also known as cowhage, cowitch, velvet bean, buffalo bean, and lyon bean, it is the bean of Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC., the herb was traditionally used as a food or food during famine, it is a nutritious and delicious bean, and modern findings support its use as an alternative to L-DOPA for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Brief Introduction: Mugwort is the leaves, small yellow or reddish flowering tops, and roots of the tall Artemisia vulgaris plant that are used medicinally. Artemisia vulgaris is similar to Artemisia argyi, they are different species in the Artemisia genus.
Brief Introduction: The Verbascum thapsus is a hardy biennial first produces large elliptical gray-green woolly leaves that form a basal rosette, and in the second year sends up a stiff stem reaching four feet or more that is crowned by a grand cylindrical spike of medium-sized yellow flowers. Primarily, the flowers and leaves are used medicinally. Mullein grows worldwide in temperate climates.
Brief Introduction: Mustard plants yield seeds that after ripening and drying are highly valued for culinary and herb purposes. Brown mustard is native to Asia. White mustard and black mustard are native to Eurasia. All three flowering plants are now cultivated worldwide. The fixed oil from brown and black mustard yields, after special processing, what is known as volatile mustard oil, which contains high concentrations of an important ingredient called allyl isothiocyanate.