Jan M Berkowitz


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Parsley Family: Umbelliferae Genus: Petroselinum Species: Crispum, Hortense, Sativum Also Known As: Rock Selinon Rx: a few sprigs for fresh breath, infusion of leaves and seeds, tincture The seeds and the leaves of this plant contain the oil that is known to curb high blood pressure, help with fever, freshen breath, help with allergies and help heart patients. Warnings: do not use to promote weight loss

Jan Berkowitz, flowers

Shatavari (Asperagus Racemosus) Shatavari is mucilaginous, diuretic, tonic, galactagogue and aphrodisiac. It increases secretion of semen and treats female genital, urinal and menstrual disorders. For skin, it used for treating pimples and acne. It is also used for weight increase, develepment of muscle tissue, vitality and reducing weakness after illness.

Jan M Berkowitz

Jan M Berkowitz, flowers: Parsley - details Light Sun or Shade Height 8-12 inches Spacing 8 inches Type Treat as an annual Uses Garnish soups, salads, casseroles, vegetables, etc. Blends well with other herbs & is used as a flavor base. Other Cut outer leaves first. Jan Berkowitz Jan M Berkowitz, flowers

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