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Wheatgrass Juice
Information on wheatgrass reveals more and more that it is rich in nutrients. First, it is one of the best sources of living chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is the basis of all plant life and most of the health benefits of wheatgrass juice are believed to come from itschlorophyll content. For example, some of the claimed health benefits of wheatgrass juice nutrients include: oxygen content (from the chlorophyll) helps "feed" the brain and body, which require oxygen to function optimally; inhibiting the development of unfavorable bacteria (chlorophyll is an anti-bacterial agent); removing toxins from the body, helping to improve blood sugar levels.

White Willow Bark Extract
White willow bark extract comes from the white willow tree, a member of the Salicaceae family. Although the Eastern world recognized the therapeutic benefits of white willow extract long ago, it wasn't until the 18th eighteenth century that the West began using white willow branch extract for relieving pain and fever. The bark extract derives its benefits from its active ingredient salicin. Salicylic acid was manufactured from white willow bark extract...salicylic acid, indeed, is the precursor to one of the world's most well known drugs for treating fevers and pain: aspirin. Some experts believe that although both aspirin and white willow bark extract will reduce fever and pain, white willow's benefits last longer...and that it does not harbor the same serious risks as aspirin, such as possible stomach bleeding. On the other hand, white willow extract is said to take longer than aspirin before its beneficial effects are felt, it may take several days before the effects kick in. Other benefits include: alleviating headaches, muscle aches, and arthritis pains, menstrual cramps. The herb harbors anti-inflammatory properties, contains tannins and flavonoids which probably accounts for some of these benefits.

Wild Yam Extract
The history of use of Wild Yam Extract spans back to the ancient civilizations of the Aztecs, who used it primarily for alleviating pain. Nowadays an extract of this herb is widely used by Europeans and people over much of the world for a variety of medicinal purposes. Wild yam extract is often used today as a PMS remedy, and many patients using it have reported relief from menopausal symptoms. Additional benefits of wild yam extract include its anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxing attributes, which probably account for its pain reducing properties. Moreover, these properties may also explain why many women claim to experience relief from menstrual cramps, arthritis, and muscle pain while using it.