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Are there any studies that prove the effectiveness of saw palmetto for restoring hair in the bald places and stop hair fall?

I'm looking for studies apart from the ones in the third link in my question, that prove the efficacy of saw palmetto in 1) stop hair fall, and 2) growing back hair in the places of the scalp where ...
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Does 'Sage Salvia officinalis' help reducing excessive hand sweating (palmar hyperidrosis)?

I read it has anti-hydrotic properties and can be used for preventing and treating excessive sweating, but I cannot find if any research has been conducted that confirms the efficacy.
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Are there any herbal medicines that have been established to actually speed up or ease labor?

Now that I'm 37 weeks pregnant, I seem to have a large number of acquaintances suggesting herbal medicines to me the speed up labor or thin the cervix. The two most common have been raspberry leaf tea ...
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Herbs that Would Relax the Mind but Not Decrease Blood Pressure? [closed]

Recently, I have been wondering whether there are herbal remedies that would relax the mind from situations related to stress but NOT decrease blood pressure. So far, it has been easy for me to find ...
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Nutritional Value / Beneficial Substances contained within Turmeric skin

Wikipedia writes that turmeric is a plant of the ginger family, which is grown for its rhizomes. "It is native to southern Asia, requiring temperatures between 20 and 30 °C (68 and 86 °F) and a ...
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Is Bugleweed vitamin supposed to be black?

I have been using a vitamin supplement for hyperthyroid cat that includes bugleweed, also known as gypsyweed. The vitamin liquid looks kind of strange. It is dirty brown with black fibers or moss-...
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What type of food (herb, root) helps with sleep?

Right now it's 3am local time. Ideally I'd like to follow a protocol that would put me into sleep. I've just had a juicy pear - it contains sugar that gives energy etc... From that standpoint it ...