Take Control of Cholesterol

Cholesterol Having high cholesterol increases your risk of having a heart attack. So what is it? Cholesterol is a nutrient that is necessary in the right amounts, but too much can build up in the arteries, blocking bloodflow and increasing your risk of heart attack and stroke. Fortunately, there’s plenty you can do to lower…

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Holy Basil Calm

Holy basil, or Tulsi, is one of the most revered herbs in Indian medicine. It has been used medicinally in India for many thousands of years. Nowadays, Western scientists are beginning to uncover the brilliance of this powerful herb. Holy basil can effectively aid in a wide range of illnesses and discomforts. A member of…

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Hawthorn: Good for the Heart

Hawthorn, or Crataegus laevigata, is a shrub that can be found growing all over the United States and in temperate portions of Europe and Asia. Hawthorn is easy to grow and cultivate if you have a free spot in your lawn or community garden. Hawthorn berries, leaves and flowers are all used medicinally. Hawthorn is…

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Can One Herb Really Do All That??

Stinging Nettles Can one herb really… Soften the skin Luxuriate and bring shine to hair Control allergies Cleanse the liver Aid in kidney function Help with arthritis and joint pain Provide essential vitamins and minerals Refresh, tone and rejuvenate the entire body Help you survive if lost in the wild The answer is yes! And…

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Office Yoga

Relax and Refresh Throughout The Day With These Simple Yoga Poses Getting up away from your desk and computer every hour or two can greatly improve your health and concentration. Sitting still for long periods can reduce circulation, putting extra stress on your cardiovascular system, digestion, and immune system to name a few. And of…

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The Many Uses of Ginger

The Ginger plant, Zingiber officinale, is native to southeast Asia, and its pungent roots have a long history of culinary and medicinal use. The gnarled, beige rhizomes also grow wild in Africa and Australia, and it is cultivated in many other warm climates of the world. You can easily grow ginger in a pot at…

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Triphala: Three Fruits, One Cleansing Miracle

There are good reasons that we’re all so interested in Cleansing. Our bodies do their best, but we’re aware that we need help to process the environmental and emotional toxins we’ve taken in over the years. Many of us turn to quick, dramatic cleansing procedures that often end up doing more harm than good. These…

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Spirulina Supergreen

Spirulina, Supergreen for a Super Spring Spirulina is super-concentrated nutrition Spirulina, also known as Blue-Green Algae, may be the most nutrient-dense substance on earth! It is rich in protein, anti-oxidants, Omega-3’s, Vitamins B1, B2, and B3, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, and Potassium, all in one small organism that grows in both fresh and salt water.

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How To Succeed At Meditation Without Really Trying

Chances are if you’ve ever started a meditation practice, you’ve started it more than once. As yoga and meditation become more popular here in the US, we see many images of fit, glowing people performing complicated poses and sitting blissfully in meditation. It’s true that meditation provides a host of wonderful, life-changing benefits. But it’s…

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Moringa- What’s Not To Like?

Moringa is one of the most power-packed, health-enhancing plants on the planet. It is native to parts of Africa and Asia and can be found on the foothills of the Himalayan mountains in northwestern India. One of Moringa’s nicknames is the “drumstick tree” due to the shape of the seed pods. So why is Moringa…

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Zinc: You Can’t Live Without It!

Zinc Benefits Zinc is an essential trace element, a necessary nutrient for life. Zinc is necessary for immune function, growth & development, proper sexual function, thyroid function, blood clotting, and much, much more. Although only tiny amounts of zinc are necessary for human health, those tiny amounts perform many different and important functions in the…

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Sea Buckthorn, “The Tree That Makes The Horse Shine”

Sea Buckthorn Benefits Nutritional Content What makes Sea Buckthorn oil so beneficial? Containing more than 190 nutrients and phytonutrients, it’s packed with nutritional value! The Vitamin C content of Sea Buckthorn is over 12 times that of an orange. The Vitamin E content is equal to that of wheat germ. The Vitamin A content is…

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Turmeric and Your Health

Turmeric is a native herb of India. It has been used medicinally for over 2,500 years, and recent researchers have been learning more about the health benefits of this amazing plant. Turmeric has long been known as a powerful anti-inflammatory, while recent studies have found that it can aid in the treatment of a wide…

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