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Onion and Garlic – Herbal Profile

Onions don’t just make us cry and garlic isn’t just for vampires. Onions and garlic have been used as spices in cooking for thousands of years and they are usually the first ones thrown in to the frying pan. However, these tasty ingredients are often confined to the kitchen because few people know of the […]

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Prescription Meds – Are the Potential Side Effects Worth the Risk?

Family medicine cabinets are crammed full of prescription medications. With nearly one in three people taking a prescription medication for sleep problems, you can only imagine how many people are taking at least one prescription for some type of ailment. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ annual check-up on America’s Health reports that […]

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Healing Salt Crystals

The easy-to-find ingredients for this wonderful bathing mixture help to relieve soreness and aching joints and muscles. Soothing and relaxing, Healing Salt Crystals draw out impurities from your body and deoderize, too! With many of the healing properties of a seaside spa, this formula is perfect for the day after a strenuous workout, or for […]

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Garlic Potato Healing Soup

Adapted from The Findhorn Book of Vegetarian Recipes, by Kay Lynne Sherman (Findhorn Press, 2003). Here is a folk remedy for those days when you�re out of sorts and not feeling well. Comforting and packed with the healing power of garlic, this soup is good for what ails you! INGREDIENTS * 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, […]

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The Medicinal Uses Of Gotu Kola

In 1979 Richard Lucus wrote a book that claimed a subspecies of Gotu Kola, called “Hydrocotyle asiatica minor”, had a longevity factor called ‘youth Vitamin X’. This youth Vitamin X was said to be a tonic for the endocrine glands and brain. He also said that extracts from this subspecies were beneficial to help circulation […]

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aloe vera herb profile

Aloe Vera – Herbal Profile

Identification: A large succulent perennial plant with a strong fibrous root and a large stem supporting a rosette of fleshy, narrow, lanceolate leaves, green on both sides, bearing spiny teeth on the margins, and growing 1 to 2 feet long. The yellow to purplish drooping flowers grow in a long raceme at the top of […]

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