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From antioxidant support to hormone balance, stress relief and more, use this chart to find the right herbs for common health concerns
You might call them “power plants.” Since time began, man has used herbs, including leaves, roots, berries, and bark, to treat conditions from swollen ankles to fever. The constituents in herbs have medicinal properties that help to heal without side effects—only today, instead of foraging through a forest to gather them, you can find them on store shelves, with their active properties concentrated in tinctures, capsules, or powders. Here’s a round-up of top herbal recommendations and their indications.