Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is in the pepper family It is found in India and Africa. The roots are used medicinally. Botanical name: Withania somniferum. AKA Wild Cherry. Ashwagandha has been used in connection...

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Flower Remedies

Flower Remedies

Flower Remedies are used an as alternative or complementary for emotional healing, well-being and pain. The remedies are liquid, flower preparations made from watered-down fresh blossoms of a plant...

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Valerian

Valerian

Valerian is known today as a natural tranquilizer with a long history of safe use. Valeriana officinalis A number of scientific studies have shown that the valeptriates (ingredients of valerian) do...

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Cranberry

Cranberry

Cranberry (V. macrocarpon) Interest goes far beyond a traditional holiday sauce or relish. And for good reason! Beneficial for preventing urinary tract infections A traditional women's belief (let's...

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Cayenne Health Benefits

Cayenne Health Benefits

Cayenne:  The Capsicum genus Originating in the New World, it has been adopted into cuisines around the globe.  It contains as many as five species, with an untold number of variants, giving rise...

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Uva ursi

Uva ursi

Uva ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) Common name: Bearberry. This plant is found in colder, northern climates. It has red berries, which bears are fond of. The flowers are also red. The leaf is used...

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Chickweed – Natural appetite suppressant

Chickweed – Natural appetite suppressant

Chickweed is said to curb the appetite and aid in weight loss by emulsifying fat and then getting rid of it. As a diuretic its medicinal properties aide the assimilation of other herbs and help them...

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Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil

Tea Tree Oil: (Melaleuca alternifolia) Common names: Manuka, melaleuca. The tea tree grows in Australia and Asia. This tall evergreen tree has a white, spongy bark. The oil from the leaves is used....

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Red Raspberry

Red Raspberry

Red Raspberry : Botanical name: Rubus idaeus. Raspberry bushes are native to North America and are cultivated in Canada. Although most well known for its delicious berries, raspberry’s leaves are...

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Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle: The seeds, fruit, and leaves of Milk Thistle have been used since the Roman times as a liver tonic. Also known as Marian, St. Mary's, and Our Lady's thistle, Milk Thistle is native to...

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Aloe

Aloe

Take Special Precautions with Aloe Aloe with its thick, juicy leaves, contain two distinct products used medicinally and are important to be distinguished for the purposes of caution and to avoid...

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Feverfew

Feverfew

Feverfew for migraine prevention! Feverfew has been studied and found effective for the prevention of migraine headaches, reducing the number of headaches suffered by as much as 70 percent, or...

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Chasteberry

Chasteberry

Chasteberry, aka Chaste Tree, Agnus-Castus, Vitex Chaste tree is a large shrub.  It can grow up to about 22 feet tall and is native to the Mediterranean and southern Europe. It flourishes on moist...

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Calendula

Calendula

Calendula:  (Calendula officinalis)  Also known as Pot marigold The ancient Romans named Calendula after they saw it bloom the first day or “calends” of every month. For centuries this plant was...

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Bee Balm

Bee Balm

Bee Balm is a member of the mint family. Bee Balm forms bushy, leafy clumps that grow 11/2- to 4-feet tall. The oval, dark green leaves have toothed edges, and have a strong scent of mint with...

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