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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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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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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It’s likely that whenever you enjoy a nice, refreshing papaya, you toss the seeds into the trash. However, mounting evidence is beginning to show that these seeds actually hold some pretty incredible health benefits. Health Benefits of Papaya Seeds Read on to learn what papaya seeds can be used for, and also to find out […]

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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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Lavender is much loved for its delightful aroma and relaxing properties. Lavender, or Lavandula Angustifolia to differentiate from its mint family relatives, has been used for centuries to treat a wide variety of complaints and ailments. Health Benefits of Lavender Below are just some of the many benefits of and uses for lavender. 1. Improves […]

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If you’re a novice herbalist looking to expand your knowledge, you will want to have a small library of legitimate, well-known herbal books to turn to. Of course, the internet is full of advice and knowledge, and can usually be very helpful. However, it can require a decent amount of time and effort digging through […]

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If you’re looking to incorporate more natural and herbal remedies into your life, you may have noticed that many remedies come from around the world. It can be difficult to know where to turn to for the best information of the best traditions and remedies. If you just Google herbal remedies, who knows what you’ll […]

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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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Although nicotine provides sweet relief to those that enjoy tobacco products, it has many negative side effects on the body. In addition to increasing stress within the body, nicotine may also increase the risk of type-2 diabetes, heart disease, and metabolic syndrome. It also affects the thyroid, pituitary, sex, and adrenal hormones. Natural Nicotine Detox […]

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Aromatherapy and essential oils have certainly increased rapidly in popularity over the last couple of years. However, with all of the names and ingredients, it is hard to keep up with what ingredients are safe, effective, and easy to find. Luckily, there are some books out there that are excellent resources for those individuals that […]

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  Dog care is of high importance to those who have a beloved pet of their own.  Many books have been written on the subject of holistic pet care, however, there are few that have established themselves as must-haves. As you care for your dog, it’s extremely important to know what to do and how […]

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Herbs for Pets is a comprehensive resource for herb gardeners who want their beloved pets to benefit from the nutrition of herbs. You can use this book to determine which herbs in your yard are pet-safe, as well as what can be used to holistically heal your pet. This book provides an extensive amount of […]

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When an herbalist is raising a family, it is important to them that their family knows the goods and benefits of herbal remedies. Some of these books provide a thorough look at how herbal medicines can strengthen each member’s health, while also encouraging general wellness. Family Herbal Books Below are the 5 recommended family herbal […]

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