Monthly Archives: February 2012

Dong Quai

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Dong Quai Benefits In China, Dong Quai (sometimes called female ginseng) is one of the most widely taken herbs in existence. It has been used in their Traditional Chinese medicine system for over 2,000 years. It is most often used to promote better blood circulation. Even though it is often used by men, this herb is known as the ultimate herb for women. Many women in China consume a formula containing this herb on a daily basis. Dong Quai is a herb that is used most commonly….. Read more

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Deer Antler Velvet – The Anti-Aging Miracle

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Using deer antler velvet in the use of medicine is really something that started with the Chinese in ancient times. Where the Chinese used deer antler velvet to its advantage is the fact that they used it to promote wellness to their people as a whole even before they became sick. The standard American way of medicine involves treating someone after they have already become ill. See the difference? With that said, the Western medical world has begun to see the benefits of deer….. Read more

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Free Radicals And Antioxidants – How They Work

Fruits and Vegetables With A High ORAC Score

Just what exactly are antioxidants and how do they work to protect your cells? Many people want to know the answer to this question. Antioxidants are nutrients contained in the human body and also in fruits and vegetables. These nutrients are absolutely essential to the proper functioning of the body. They maintain good health by fighting the destructive aging of cells. They also protect cells from cell oxidation and damaging free radicals. Properly functioning cells, as a….. Read more

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Flaxseed Oil Health Benefits

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The flaxseed plant (Linum Usitatissimum) is a great source of fiber. Scientific studies have proven that it has many health benefits due to its high content of omega-3 fatty acids and other essential fatty acids. Regularly taking flaxseed oil can maintain proper blood pressure, protect from heart disease and lower high cholesterol. If you have recently suffered from a heart attack, taking this oil could possibly prevent another one from happening. If you suffer from….. Read more

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