Linda Ohr

Linda Milo Ohr

Botanically Speaking
There is no question that consumers are increasingly turning toward botanicals for their health-promoting properties. A recent article in Family Circle magazine (readership 21 million) highlighted 15 botanicals that “really work” (Rabkin, 2002). These included aloe vera, arnica, black cohosh, chamomile, echinacea, evening primrose oil, feverfew, garlic, ginger, ginkgo biloba, ginseng, peppermint, psyllium, St. John’s wort, and valerian.BIJA Healing Teas come in nine unique multi-herb blends, including Double Ginger, Lemon Ginger Echinacea, Double Ginseng, and Cranberry with Rooibos.

Consumers mainly take these botanicals a…

Table 1—Conditions or Diseases that May Be Prevented or Treated with Herbsa. From American Botanical Council (

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Linda Milo Ohr is a food scientist and writer based in Highlands Ranch, Colo. ([email protected]).
Linda Ohr