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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Stress and anxiety seem to be natural by-products of life, especially now in this high-tech, always-on-the-go society. But constantly suffering from stress and feelings of anxiety can take a serious toll on your health, including heart issues and a weakened immune system. Although many of us would like to change our lifestyles to reduce stress, […]

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The goldenrod plant can be found in abundance during the late summer months. While it’s bright yellow flowers make for a pretty landscape, but the plant also provides some real health benefits as well. Goldenrod can be utilized like many other herbs: as a tea, tincture, infused oil, poultice or powder. Below you will find […]

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You may think that chives are only good for making a plate look pretty, or maybe for topping your baked potato. These tiny vegetables, however, can actually deliver some pretty impressive health benefits. Read on to learn about the many ways that chives (or green onions, also known as allium schoenoprasum) can improve your well-being. […]

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Native to the Mediterranean region, and occasionally found in northern Africa, Borage is highly popular for its appearance, particularly during a full bloom, when it becomes bright blue with five triangular petals, earning it the nickname ‘starflower’. It prefers sunny areas, though it doesn’t have specific nutritional requirements. It produces on its own, and grows […]

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Green tea provides many health benefits that most people are unaware of. Because it is processed differently than black tea, the green options retains more of its naturally-occurring antioxidants and polyphenols. Health Benefits of Green Tea Check out the amazing benefits of drinking green tea discussed below. 1. Diabetes Help Regularly drinking green tea can […]

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Flaxseeds have been cultivated for centuries, but their incredible health benefits are often overlooked. These little seeds happen to be a rich source of a variety of antioxidants as well as nutrients, including dietary fiber, manganese, vitamin B1, and more. Health Benefits of Flaxseed Read on to learn more about Flaxseed and why you should […]

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Have you ever wondered what people did to deal with muscle pain or a headache before the wonders of Tylenol, Advil, ibuprofen, or any of the pharmaceutical drugs popular today were invented? Well, the reality is that nature has given us some pretty powerful (and safe) remedies to treat pain naturally. Natural Painkillers Next time […]

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Whenever you use a lemon, for a drink or food dish, you generally get what you need out of it and then toss the citrus peel. Well, did you know that this lemony peel can actually be used to improve your health? Health Benefits of Lemon Peels Discover some of the ways that lemon peels […]

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Yohimbe is a tree that is native to Central Africa, and it has become famous for the medicinal benefits of its bark. The chemical responsible for these interactions is called yohimbine and has actually been approved and used by many international drug agencies. Health benefits of Yohimbe Let’s take a closer look at some of […]

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There are a plethora of herbs out there that you can always grow. Sometimes, the options can be overwhelming. To help with this conundrum, this list of herbs that you should grow reflects some of the most basic and beneficial herbs that everyone should include in their herb garden. These are simple to grow, perfect […]

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You may not have heard of arctostaphylos uva ursi (or just uva ursi) before, but this herb has been used for centuries to treat a variety of medical maladies. From a nutritional supplement to a muscle relaxant, read on to learn about all of the ways that uva ursi can be used. 1. Urinary Tract […]

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Lemongrass, an herb native to many Asian countries, has long been used in Asian cultures both for its flavor and for its healing properties. Because it is high in vitamins A and C, folic acid, magnesium, zinc, iron, potassium, calcium, and more, lemongrass supports your health in a variety of ways. From acting as a […]

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Scientifically named Azadirachta indica, neem is a tree of a mahogany family that is native to the tropical areas of India, Pakistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh. India has taken advantage of the medicinal properties of neem for over thousands of years. In fact, “Nimba,” the Sanskrit word for neem, translates to mean “good health.” This evergreen […]

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Kava kava (medicinal name piper methysticum) is a root that is utilized in natural and holistic medical approaches. This root has been used for over 3,000 years to address various physical ailments, as well as conditions such as anxiety and depression. Health Benefits of Kava Kava Let’s explore the incredible medicinal benefits of this root. […]

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Although it may have a funny name, horny goat weed actually provides some serious health benefits. It has long been used in traditional Chinese medicine to regulate hormones, as well as address other health issues such as bronchitis, high blood pressure, and more. Health Benefits of Horny Goat Weed (Epimedium) Below are some of the […]

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