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H Vitamin (Biotin)
Vitamin H is essential to normal growth and development and overall health. Bacteria in the intestines produce enough biotin for the body so that most people would not need an additional supplement of vitamin H. Vitamin H is part of the Vitamin B complex group and might be interesting to some people since one of the most visible symptoms of shortage of this vitamin is thinning of hair which can lead to total hair loss. Metabolism of fats, carbohydrates, proteins and amino acids. Vitamin H is also used to relieve muscle pain and depression. Biotin is also helpful in maintaining a steady blood sugar level, helps in the formation of fatty acids, essential for release of food energy. Vitamin H not only assists in various metabolic chemical conversions, but also helps with the transfer of carbon dioxide.

Hawthorne Berry
Hawthorne berry is a herb that comes from the hawthorn shrub, which can grow up to 40 feet in height. The berries are usually bright red in coloration. They have been used medicinally since the time of the ancient Greeks for such things as insomnia and nervousness. Hawthorne berry today is most associated with its widespread use as a tonic for the heart. Specifically, it protects arterial walls, has the ability to dilate (enlarge) coronary blood vessels (the vessels supplying the heart with vital oxygen, blood, and nutrients), and strengthen the heart's pumping ability. Because of these powerful cardiac benefits, it is now one of the most prescribed heart remedies in Europe. Those people who suffer from angina, therefore, would most likely benefit by hawthorne berry's ability to increase blood flow through the arteries. Additionally, for the same reason, those afflicted with hypertension (high blood pressure) may alleviate their condition since narrowed arteries require the heart to work more strenuously in getting blood through them. People who suffer from tachycardia (rapid heart beating) and cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heart beating) may also find relief. It also has antioxidant properities which may help offset arterial damage from plaque formation and accumulation. In short, hawthorne berry is seen by some as an all-purpose heart medicine.

Hemp Seeds

Hesperidin
Hesperidin, along with other bioflavanoids, can improve the health of capillaries and connective tissues. Because of this, it has been noted to help with bruising, varicose veins, and fragile capillaries. Other benefits include a purported ablility to alleviate hay fever and other such allergies. Some studies suggest bioflavanoids like hesperidin and quercitin do this by inhibiting the release of histamine. Hesperidin is an important nutrient that works synergistically with Vitamin C to maintain the health of collagen. Sagging and wrinkling of the skin is the consequence of the breakdown of collagen.

Holy Basil
Traditionally, this sacred herb native to the Indian subcontinent was used to treat colds and flus, gas, nausea, pain and arthritis. It has also been shown to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, and as such may be able to ward off cancer and protect the body from damage. Researchers are focusing on a holy basil as a cholesterol and diabetes treatment, as the herb has shown some promise in treating both of these conditions. Studies have illustrated that the holy basil plant has cholesterol lowering properties, as well as the ability to reduce triglyceride levels. Holy basil has similar effects to diabetes medications, and may mimic the effects of insulin in the body.

Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium)

Horse Chestnut Extract
Horse chestnut extract comes from the horse chestnut herb, and is used as an ingredient in some herbal supplements, or as a standalone supplement. It harbors anti-inflammatory properties and acts as an antioxidant. Antioxidants can neutralize free radicals before they cause damage within the body. Horse chestnut is used to alleviate hemorrhoids because of its anti-inflammatory properties. Perhaps most famously, horse chestnut extract is used for helping maintain and improve the health of veins. Symptoms associated with poor health of the veins that include heaviness in the legs, pain, lethargy, etc., may benefit from horse chestnut herb. Because of its purported benefits for veins, many people use it for unsightly varicose veins and similar conditions that result from the fragilitiy of veins, vessels, capillaries, and poor circulation. Horse chestnut herb contains a compound called aescin, sometimes referred to as escin, which is the active component. Aescin appears to "patch up" tiny leaks in blood vessels and capillaries, thereby improving their strength, elasticity, and health.

Hulled Millet