Tag Archives: mood

Natural pain and stress relief

Kava Kava has been used for thousands of years for its medicinal sedative properties. Old time preparations ground took the roots of the Kava shrub, added them to water and fermented them into a ceremonial drink kind of like our … Continue reading

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Green tea on your mind

Green tea has been thoroughly studied in cancer research and found to help reduce cancer risk. Researchers are now reporting that green tea extract can also enhance cognitive functions, in particular the working memory. Green tea works by increasing the … Continue reading

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Sweet poison food additive

Watch out for this food additive: Acesulfame potassium is a potassium salt made with methylene chloride, a known cancer causing agent. You will see this on food and drink labels because acesulfame potassium is some 200 times sweeter than regular … Continue reading

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Rosemary improves mood and learning

Rosemary is another cooking herb that went to alternative medicine school. Rosemary is a stimulant for the central nervous system to pick up mental fatigue and elevate mood. Rosemary has a long history as an herb that improves concentration and … Continue reading

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Antidepressant malfunctions

Antidepressants work by causing a malfunction in the body’s re-uptake of serotonin. In theory, if you keep the brain flooded with serotonin it should lift your mood because serotonin has a mood-regulating effect in the brain. But, serotonin is also … Continue reading

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Apples for AD

Dr. Thomas Shea at the University of Massachusetts studied the apples’ effects on human brain health and concluded that by drinking apple juice three times per week, would reduce your chances of Alzheimer’s Disease by 75%. His study volunteers were … Continue reading

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