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Nutrients Found in our Favorite Herbs


Vitamin A: Dandelion, gotu kola, fenugreek, rocket, plantain, cayenne, basil, dill, peppermint, rosemary, parsley, sage, coriander

Vitamin B: Fenugreek, parsley, peppermint, sage, coriander, garlic, dandelion

Vitamin C: Echinacea, garlic, peppermint, rosehips, sorrel, dandelion, fenugreek, rocket, dill, rosemary, basil, parsley, sage, coriander, caraway, oregano

Vitamin D: Dandelion, rosehips

Vitamin E: Dandelion, skullcap, parsley, sage

Vitamin K: Gotu kola, basil, parsley, sage, coriander, dandelion

Niacin: Feverfew, fenugreek, parsley, peppermint

Vitamin P: Cayenne


Calcium: Aloe vera, cayenne pepper, chamomile, fennel, marshmallow, sage, dill, peppermint, rosemary, parsley, caraway, garlic, oregano, coriander, dandelion

Cobalt: Dandelion, parsley, cayenne pepper, echinacea root

Iron: Nettles, peppermint, rosemary, skullcap, dill, parsley, sage, coriander, caraway, garlic, oregano, dandelion

Magnesium: Gotu kola, rosemary, wood betony, basil, dill, peppermint, parsley, sage, caraway, oregano, coriander, dandelion

Manganese: Basil, dill, rosemary, peppermint, sage, coriander, caraway, garlic, oregano, dandelion

Potassium: Aloe vera, dandelion, cayenne, fennel, parsley, rosehips, wild celery, dill, rosemary, peppermint, oregano

Zinc: Chamomile, skullcap, dandelion, marshmallow, rosemary, peppermint, sage, caraway, garlic, coriander

Chromium: Nettles

Copper: Skullcap, sage, dill, rosemary, peppermint, garlic, coriander

Selenium: Garlic, coriander






This excerpt has been reprinted with permission from Homegrown Remedies, by Anne McIntyre, published by Gaia, an imprint of Octopus Publishing Group, 2011. You can buy this book from Homegrown Remedies.

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