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The Allergy Remedy in Your Yard

May 29, 2014

Nettles is a traditional allergy remedy.First Nations and Native American people used the herb stinging nettles for thousands of years to treat many health conditions, including allergies.  Now, science has proven what these wise people knew from experience:  nettles are an effective allergy treatment.  In a 2009 study published in "Phytotherapy Research," Drs. Roschek, Fink, McMichael and Alberte at HerbalScience Group LLC, found that nettles worked on multiple levels to reduce inflammation linked to allergies.

In another recent …

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Horsetail for Stronger Bones, Hair, Nails, and Teeth

June 28, 2013

Horsetail is a good source  of the mineral silica.  No, this plant has nothing to do with actual horses, it is simply the name of an herb that grows in sandy soil in damp areas.  It does  the same for the plants near where it grows as it does for humans who use horsetail:  it provides important nutrients, especially silica. 

One mineral is essential to bone-building, immune system strengthening, the proper use of calcium in the body, and building strong nails, hair, and teeth, yet most pe…

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Ginger Better than Drugs for Pain

May 3, 2013

A new study published in the journal Arthritis compared ginger extract to the common drugs betamethasone (cortisone) and ibuprofen for the treatment of osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. 

While ibuprofen isGinger is an effective pain remedy a popular pain remedy (such as Advil or Motrin), in this study it showed no effect on cytokine production.  Cytokines are immune-regulating substances that can have inflammatory effects on the body, and are therefore linked to pain.  In this study, both betamethasone and ginger extrac…

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The Truth about Frankenfoods

March 19, 2013

If the thought of unleashing bacteria shells filled with viruses that spread pesticides in your foods sounds like something out of a scary science fiction movie, think again. This is the stuff of reality.

Would you knowingly eat a potato that needs to be transported in hazardous waste containers since every cell contains pesticides? This isn’t food terrorism (at least not the kind we recognize as a crime); this is what passes as improvements to our food supply. Perhaps one day we will learn tha…

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Make Your Own Dairy-Free Yogurt

March 7, 2013

Making your own dairy-free yogurt is easier than you think.  You don’t need any expensive equipment or yogurt makers either.  Just use a ceramic crock or bowl (metal interferes with the natural culturing process).  I use a 1-1/2 quart white ceramic crock with a lid that comes with a slow cooker.  I don’t use the slow cooker as most of them create excessive heat that would kill the delicate probiotics used in yogurt-making.  You’ll also need a high quality dairy-free probiotic powder. …

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