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Vitamins And Minerals In Herbs

All herbs contain vitamins and minerals in varying amounts; the following is a list of herbs that are the best source of vitamins and minerals.

Vitamins
A - Alfalfa, dandelion greens, nettle, watercress
B1 (Thiamine) - Dandelion greens, sunflower seeds, thyme
B2 (Riboflavin) - Dandelion greens, thyme, watercress
B3 (Niacin) - Anise, dandelion greens, landcress
B5 (Pantothenic acid) - Catnip, dandelion greens, nettle
B6 (Pyridoxine) - Anise, dandelion greens
B12 (Cobalamin) - Alfalfa
Biotin - Alfalfa, dandelion greens, thyme, watercress
Choline - Alfalfa, dandelion greens, nettle, parsley, watercress
Folate - Red raspberry
C - Most herbs but particularly dandelion greens, parsley and watercress
D (Ergocalciferol) - Alfalfa, landcress and watercress, nettle, red raspberry
E (Tocopherol) - Alfalfa, dandelion greens, landcress and watercress, red raspberry
K (Quinones) - Alfalfa, yarrow
P (Rutin) - Lemon peel, nettle, red raspberry, rue

Minerals
Calcium - Alfalfa, anise, dandelion greens, nettle, watercress
Chlorine - Most herbs
Fluorine - Garlic, landcress and watercress, sage
Iodine - Cayenne, peppermint
Iron - Dandelion greens, garlic, landcress and watercress, nettle, parsley
Magnesium - Cayenne, dandelion greens, parsley, red clover, watercress
Manganese - Land and watercress, nettle red, clover
Phosphorus - Alfalfa, cayenne, dandelion greens, garlic, sage, watercress
Potassium - Dandelion greens, parsley, watercress
Silicon - Dandelion greens, parsley, watercress
Sulphur - Cayenne, garlic, landcress and watercress, nettle, parsley
Zinc - Dandelion greens, garlic, nettle, rosemary

This information is for informational purpose only, and is not intended to replace the advice or care of your doctor.

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