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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Your familiarity with hops may start and end with your knowledge that they are found in beer. However, hops actually provide a wide variety of health benefits, aside from helping you celebrate the beginning of the weekend. Read on below to learn more about hops and what they can do for you. 1. Anti-Inflammatory In […]

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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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Watermelon has a reputation for being a delicious, juicy, and refreshing summer snack. It is not, however, usually thought of as a food that is rich in health benefits. Recent studies, however, are revealing just how healthy this tasty fruit can be, causing it to roll of the grocery shelves. Health Benefits of Watermelon Below […]

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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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Oregano is something of a super herb. It’s been used since the ancient Greek times, and actually is named from the Greeks ‘mountain of joy’. The historical and current use of oregano as an herbal remedy shows pretty clearly how useful this herb truly is! Health Benefits of Oregano The oil, leaves and other parts […]

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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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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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