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It is a low herb, with leaves shorter than the scape, cylindric, hollow, 8 mm diameter, narrowing upward to a slender apex, shorter than the inflorescence. Scape is inflated, about 30 cm high, 1 cm thick in the middle, narrowed at both ends. Stellate flowers are numerous in a dense and rounded umbel, with pedicels 5 to 7 mm long. Chives are a commonly used household herb, frequently grown in gardens and found in grocery stores. In culinary use, chives leaves (straws) are shredded for use as a seasoning. Chives have insect-repelling properties that can be used in gardens to control pests. A study showed the chives extract showed hypotensive and vasorelaxant effects thus this herb can be used in the treatment of hypertension. Used raw chives produced hypoglycemic effects, and can be used as a dietary supplement in the management of type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus. Chives also has beneficial effects on the circulatory system and the roots are known to have anti– cancer properties.

Located in the scrotum, the male gonads, the testes, produce sperm and also secrete a number of male sex hormones, or androgens. The androgens, the most important of which is testosterone, regulate development of the reproductive organs, stimulate male secondary sex characteristics, and stimulate muscle growth.

Chives are also rich in vitamins A and C, contain trace amounts of sulfur, and are rich in calcium and iron. Medicinal properties: Carminative, demulcent, diuretic, emmenagogue, expectorant, rubefacient, stimulant, disinfectant, rejuvinative and antispasmodic.

Disease of the endocrine system. Hypothyroidism is caused by an under active thyroid gland, which results in a deficiency of thyroid hormone. Hypothyroidism disorders cause myxedema and cretinism, more properly known as congenital hypothyroidism. Myxedema develops in older adults, usually after age 40, and causes lethargy, fatigue, and mental sluggishness. Congenital hypothyroidism, which is present at birth, can cause more serious complications including mental retardation if left untreated. The Chakras Our bodies are made up of an electromagnetic energy known as the AURA or one’s force-field, and the flow of this energy affects our wellbeing. The chakras are responsible for directing and distributing this energy throughout our body following

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