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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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Osha is an herb – a very fine herb indeed

Studies done on the herb Osha show that it has anti-asthmatic action along with anti-viral and anti-microbial properties. Osha root contains volatile, an alkaloid, sterols, and saponins which together fight indigestion, inflammation, sinus congestion, asthma, allergies, flu, the common cold … 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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Oregano does a body good

Oregano, AKA Marjoram is from the mint family commonly found in the Mediterranean region and used to flavor soups, sauces, salads, and meat dishes. Oregano is used in skin cream, body lotion, shaving gel, and bath soaps. When you make … Continue reading

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An herb for all that ails you

Melissa officinalis is a natural herb plant that has a treasure trove of healing properties. Melissa is great for treating viral infections like mumps, measles, flu, colds, herpes and even HPV. Melissa also treats insomnia, stomach problems, poor concentration, and … Continue reading

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Good garlic gone better

Sprouted garlic has bright green shoots emerging from the cloves and is usually destined for the trash can. Now scientists are finding that this sprouted garlic has even more heart-healthy antioxidant activity than the un-sprouted garlic. Garlic has been used … Continue reading

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Rapid influenza diagnostic tests

Currently, there are 16 different rapid influenza diagnostic tests (RIDTs) used identify the presence of influenza A or B virus antigen in respiratory specimens. These tests work in less than 15 minutes.  But how accurate are these tests? 62% accurate … Continue reading

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Has your doctor mentioned this?

The Chinese herb “Chai Hu” has been around for thousands of years and it’s used medicinally for liver and viral infections as well as for balancing different organs and energy centers of the body. It is a tonic that strengthens … Continue reading

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Iodine is medicine

Back in the old days (before the introduction of synthetic drugs), iodine was one of the most beneficial and universal medicines used around the world. Iodine is effective for everything from healing wounds and disease, to destroying bacteria, viruses, and … Continue reading

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Did I ever mention cinnamon?

Cinnamon is a biblical herb that just keeps on doing more and more good. Cinnamon has a history of helping people regulate their blood sugar. Cinnamon speeds up metabolism and is also antiviral, antifungal and antiparasitic. But one of the … Continue reading

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