hypertension http://mtpr.org en Rauwolfia, a.k.a. Snakeroot http://mtpr.org/post/rauwolfia-aka-snakeroot <p>December 14th &amp; 16th, 2013: The twisted root of the Asian plant Rauwolfia is a traditional Ayurvedic remedy for hypertension and insanity. As the modern anti-psychotic and blood pressure drug Reserpine, 1970s studies linked it to serious side effects, but recently, it's made a comeback as a valuable hypertensive.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">http://www.floradelaterre.com/</a></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 11223 at http://mtpr.org Licorice II: Resemblence to Anise Is Purely Intentional http://mtpr.org/post/licorice-ii-resemblence-anise-purely-intentional <p>November 30th &amp; December 2nd, 2013: The root of the licorice shrub treats digestive problems, inflammation, ulcers, colds and many other ailments, but it creates problems when consumed in excess, raising blood pressure and causing electrolyte imbalances. American candy manufacturers substitute anise seed flavoring.</p><p><a href="http://www.floradelaterre.com/" target="_blank">http://www.floradelaterre.com/</a></p><p></p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:00:00 +0000 mtpr.org 11219 at http://mtpr.org Licorice II: Resemblence to Anise Is Purely Intentional