Many adults do not get enough iron on a daily basis. A lack of iron may result in sluggishness, extreme tiredness, dizziness, chest pain, shortness of breath, frequent headaches, poor appetite, and more. Iron deficiency, also referred to as anemia or being anemic, can become very serious. Some people are more at risk of becoming […]

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Your memory is one of the most precious things you wish to preserve. With diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, it is a common fear of individuals that they may one day fall victim to such a disease and eventually lose their memory, in part or whole. Natural Treatments for Memory Loss This is definitely a […]

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  Guarana is a plant of the maple family, Sapindaceae. It is commonly found in Brazil and is native to the Amazon basin. Guarana has large leaves, clusters of flowers, and fruits with seeds the size of a coffee bean. The discovery of guarana in Brazil dates back to the times of the Amazon tribe. […]

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  Hypericum perforatum, also known as St. John’s Wort, is a flowering plant with yellow flowers. It can grow in many temperate regions and wildly grows in meadows around the world. Since the times of Ancient Greek to the middle Ages, St. John’s Wort was considered a magic herb that prevented various diseases. A century […]

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You don’t have to live in Hawaii to enjoy a nice juicy pineapple. In fact, no matter where you live, you should incorporate pineapple into your diet due to the various health benefits that pineapples can offer. Luckily, pineapples are easy to add to your daily diet, thanks to the variety of ways in which […]

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Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which one is lacking healthful, restful sleep. This means you may have difficulty going to sleep, staying asleep, and/or reaching REM sleep. Insomnia affects about 20% of adults at some point in their lives. Insomnia can be caused or exacerbated by many factors, including age, stress, diet, emotions, or […]

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Valerian is a perennial plant that has sweetly scented flowers. This plant blooms in the summer and is native to England and to certain areas in Asia. For centuries, valerian has been taken advantage of as medicine for its sedating properties. The pungent odor of the root makes it easy to identify as valerian. Ancient […]

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While ginger is not the most common ingredient found in the everyday kitchen, perhaps it should be. Ginger root has a plethora of benefits, such as helping with UTIs and other infections and even fighting cancer. Health Benefits of Ginger Root & Ginger Tea You can simply add more ginger to your everyday dishes, or […]

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Impotence, or erectile dysfunction, is an inconvenient and often embarrassing condition that affects many men. Causes may be physiological or psychological and impotence occurs in various degrees. If you or someone you care about is suffering from impotence, don’t despair just yet; there are some natural remedies that are effective in helping treat erectile dysfunction. […]

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  Alfalfa is a perennial plant grown in warm or temperate climates throughout the world. Also known as lucerne, the herb is only referred to as Alfalfa in the United States. A member of the pea family, Alfalfa is grown as a forage crop for livestock fodder. Technically a legume, the plant develops small clusters […]

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Autism includes a group of developmental disabilities than can cause social and behavioral problems. The spectrum of autism varies widely, and it affects boys more often than girls. Because autism revolves around the way the individual communicates to others, parents can often spot signs of autism early on in their child’s life. Natural Remedies to […]

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The term Hawthorn refers to an entire genus of trees and shrubs that are members of the rosaceae family. Alternate names for the plant include crataegus, may tree, thorn apple, hawberry, and whitehorn. Native to the northern hemispheres of Europe, North America, and Asia, Hawthorn only grows in temperate regions. Often recognized by its bright […]

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Gingko Biloba is an oriental tree used for decoration, food, and medicine throughout the world. Often simply called ginkgo, the tree itself is a living fossil. While gingko is native to China, today it is grown through many different parts of the globe. At full height, the tree is quite large and possesses an evergreen […]

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As a native of the Maluku Islands of Indonesia, the clove tree produces flowers that are used as a cooking spice as well as a medicine. Today, the spice is harvested from trees growing throughout Indonesia, Zanzibar, Madagascar, Tanzania, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The clove tree is an evergreen that grows long oval leaves with […]

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With a gruesome name like Devil’s Claw, the plant Harpagophytum is actually a member of the sesame family. Known alternatively by the names wood spider and grapple plant, the species is Native to South Africa, though found its way to Europe through colonization and exploration. Having received its sinful moniker from the aesthetics of its […]

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Elderflower is part of the Elder plant that is a flowering plant of the Adoxaceae family. The elderflower comes into season in the Northern Hemisphere end of May to early June. Numerous growing conditions accommodate this plant, including dry and wet soils; however, they are more inclined to grow in sunny environments. The flowers are […]

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