Hemp seeds are the new talk of the town (or the internet for that matter). Everywhere you turn, you are bound to hear or see news about hemp seeds. These tiny, soft, buttery seeds are mighty when it comes to health and nutrition. Sometimes given the name “hemp hearts”, you can practically use them any […]

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Chia seeds are known as superfood full of antioxidants, protein, omega 3 fatty acids, calcium, and fiber. They contain incredible health benefits and acts as a natural laxative. One spoonful of chia seeds is believed to sustain a person for 24 hours. The seeds are usually unprocessed whole-grains which can are absorbed by the body […]

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It’s estimated that roughly 50 to 70 million Americans have sleeping difficulties. Although it’s a common issue, the consequences that come with it are severe. When you add anxiety to poor sleep they form a perfect recipe for energy depletion, low productivity and increased risk of diseases like high blood pressure and diabetes. Melatonin guides […]

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Yerba mate is a naturally delicious beverage that provides numerous health benefits to the body. For starters, you can naturally caffeinate it, since it contains 27 mg per serving of caffeine. Unlike other sugary drinks, yerba mate contains mood improving and energizing benefits. If consumed regularly, yerba mate is proven to help with weight loss. […]

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The hot spicy flavor of pepper is a favorite of many people. However, for others, it can be too hot for the tongue and unbearable in the mouth. Hot pepper has been historically used to prevent the growth of bacteria and food poisoning. Spicy hot foods are not only delicious but also stock a good […]

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From occasional anxiety before an interview or getting the doctor’s results after a scan to severe anxiety and panic attacks, herbal supplements can provide the much-needed relief naturally. The thought of taking prescription drugs can cause stress, considering the side effects you have to endure. Whether it’s our current lifestyle, over-prescription or changes in the […]

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Did you know poor sleep is tied to weight gain? Lack of sleep slows down your metabolism, hence your body uses less energy. Also, restlessness at night disorients your hormone levels affecting the blood sugar which makes you feel hungry and decrease calories burning rate. You need a drink that can offer maximum nighttime sleep […]

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Watercress is a leafy green vegetable that has been around for quite a long time. It is loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Watercress contains more vitamins and minerals than several other very popular foods combined. There’s more calcium in watercress than what is found in milk. There’s also more vitamin C in watercress than […]

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  Its scientific name is Uncaria tomentosa, and cat’s claw can be found in the rainforests of Central and South America. It is a woody vine that can grow up to 30 meters tall and lives among the canopy high in the rainforest. Its name comes from the hook-like thorns that look similar to a […]

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Don’t feel bad if you haven’t heard of black garlic before. Black garlic is not something that occurs naturally and has increased in popularity only recently. Although it simply looks like burnt garlic, it is actually made by fermenting whole bulbs of garlic. This fermentation process infuses garlic with additional nutrients that offer a variety […]

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Meadowsweet, or Queen of the Meadows, is distinctive thanks to its vibrant white flowers and its tendency to dominate a meadow. This plant has been used for centuries, for both ornamental and medicinal purposes. The plant contains flavonoids, phenolic glycosides, quercetin glycoside, tannins, and salicylic acid, and kaempferol, all of which promote their own health […]

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Ashwagandha is becoming known as an all-star on the natural healthcare stage. This herb, also called Indian Ginseng, offers a variety of health benefits, from reducing stress to fighting cancer. Native American, African, and Oriental cultures have long understood and appreciated the medical uses for Ashwagandha. Read on to learn more about the many health […]

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Although it may have a funny name, the many health benefits of white horehound are no joke. Marrubium vulgare, or white horehound, is a perennial related to mint and hailing from countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea. The young shoots and leaves can be used fresh or dried, and the herb may even be found in […]

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The majority of plants need sun in various amounts. This leaves you with a quandary of what to do with that part of your yard or garden that doesn’t get much sun, or any at all. To make use of this shady space, check out some of the herbs and plants from the list below […]

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Eleuthero, although little-known by most people, is a shrub that is well-regarded by those in the world of alternative medicine. Originating from many Asian countries as well as Russia, this plant has the ability to address a wide variety of health deficiencies and ailments. Also referred to as Siberian ginseng, shigoka, Devil’s shrub touch-me-not, Kan […]

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