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Want some horseradish?

Horseradish is a superfood! This root from the mustard family packs a goodly amount of dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants along with natural Vitamin C to fight viral infections and boost immunity. Horseradish contains many volatile compounds such as … Continue reading

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The miracle of honeysuckle

Traditional Chinese Medicine uses honeysuckle tea to treat the flu and colds. New research published in the journal Cell Research shows how a natural substance in honeysuckle directly attacks a virus. The molecule dubbed “MIR2911” was documented to deactivate influenza … Continue reading

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Chewing on honeycomb

Chewing honeycomb has benefits! Honey used to come packed in the original honeycomb – that’s the way honey used to be. A little late on came honey fakers who “extended” their honey by diluting it with corn syrup. For a … Continue reading

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Turmeric for what ails ya

The natural food supplement turmeric is a super spice great for dozens of health benefits because it is an all-natural, high-powered, anti-inflammatory agent. Turmeric also boosts liver enzymes that flush carcinogens out of the body. An over-burdened and poor functioning … Continue reading

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Antiviral, anti-cancer, anti-aging, adaptogenic

Astragalus is an adaptogenic herb that helps to regulate the adrenal glands. Adaptogenic means, if you are too high in the adrenals it brings you down and if you are too low it brings you up – amazing! Astragalus is … Continue reading

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A flu shot of ginseng

We already know what scientists are just now discovering – ginseng both treats and prevents influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Ginseng has been known to fight viruses for thousands of years and is one of the most widely bought … Continue reading

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Broken bones and bruises and how to heal them

Comfrey has been used as a topical medicine for over 2,000 years in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In the Middle Ages, comfrey baths were very common. Comfrey is actually one of nature’s greatest medicinal herbs according to herbal compendiums around the … Continue reading

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Dandelion: friend or foe

The weed – er, I mean herb – dandelion is both a diuretic and liver-detoxifyier. Dandelion tea is very helpful to detoxify the liver while you sleep. Dandelion root extract can actually reduce alcohol-related liver damage. Dandelion root can be … Continue reading

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Gimme chocolate!

Dark chocolate benefits have been known about for hundreds of years. But why it is so good for you has been hidden from us until now. The real spark in chocolate benefits comes from a boost in friendly bacteria in … Continue reading

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A funny name has that guggul

Guggul is a funny-named herbal supplement with some serious weight loss and healing potential. Guggul also has strong disinfecting properties besides being a fat burning agent. Guggul also lowers serum cholesterol and triglycerides and increases white blood cell counts and … Continue reading

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Frankincense – not just for kings

Frankincense is a timeless supplement containing boswellic acids which are great for relieving joint pain and reducing inflammation in all types of arthritis. Frankincense, AKA Boswellia, is an Ayurvedic gum resin that has both anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. The boswellic … Continue reading

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Nuts for nuts!

Nuts are simply loaded with nutrients, such as unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals, fiber and so much more! The wholesome goodness of nuts can confer cardio-protective, anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties to the one who eats them. Scientific studies … Continue reading

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How to make the common cold more miserable

Want to know the quickest way to make a cold worse? Grab for some painkillers and you can quickly worsen any viral respiratory infection. Reach for the ibuprofen and make the illnesses last longer. Painkillers in general interfere with the … Continue reading

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Medicinal Cayenne

Did you know that cayenne has a lot of medicinal value? For allergies, cayenne contains quercetin that is a natural antihistamine. The opposite of what you’d expect, cayenne has anti-inflammatory properties for the prevention of throat and nasal irritations. A … Continue reading

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Eating weeds

Dandelion is more than just a weed! Dandelion root has a long history of medicinal uses, being used from ancient times for its health properties and liver support. Dandelion root is well-known in Korean herbal medicine, being used to improve … Continue reading

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Stinging Nettle benefits

Got any stinging nettle in your medicine cabinet? Well, you should. Stinging nettle is an analgesic, antiCancer, astringent, depurative, diuretic, a wonderful nutraceutical tonic and a nourisher of kidneys and adrenals. Medicinally, stinging nettle is great for Allergies, Alopecia, Amenorrhea, … Continue reading

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