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Milk Thistle

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Milk Thistle Benefits Milk thistle has been in use by herbalists for over 2,000 years in Europe. It’s primary function is protecting the liver and treating liver and gallbladder problems. This herb is also used to lower cholesterol, treat diabetes and reduce cancer cells in the breast, cervix and prostate. Many Herbalists recommend milk thistle for many types of cancer as it is a great blood detoxifier. Milk thistle contains about 20% protein by weight and includes many….. Read more

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Cat’s Claw

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Cat’s Claw Benefits Cat’s Claw is a woody vine that grows in the rain forests of Peru and is often called “Miracle Herb of the Rain Forest” by the Peruvian natives. This herb has undergone quite a bit of medical research since the 1970′s. This research has shown that Cat’s claw may be helpful in treating a variety of conditions, such as bursitis, arthritis, lupus, Lyme disease, diabetes, cancer and various stomach problems. This herb is well known for it’s ability to….. Read more

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Herbs Listed By Health Condition

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  The herbs, plants and natural substances listed here have been used over many years by herbal healers to treat various conditions. This list is for informational use only. Never take any herb or supplement without first talking to you doctor. Never take any herb or supplement without your doctor’s consent if you are pregnant, nursing or trying to get pregnant. Never give herbs or supplements to children without first consulting their doctor. Always play it safe. This list….. Read more

Kelp Benefits For Your Health

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Kelp is an edible marine algae which grows along various shore-lines. The best kelp varieties grow along the Norwegian and Nova Scotia coastline. The variety which grows on the Norwegian coastline is referred to as the Ascophyllum nodosum. These sea-weeds are a popular meal among various cultures including the Japanese and have numorious health benefits. Kelp contains over 12 vitamins, 20 major amino acids and 60 key chelated trace mineral. Kelp supplements which are available in….. Read more

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Cure Acid Reflux With Apple Cider Vinegar

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Do you suffer from acid reflux? I used to until I tried a wonderful home remedy. What is it? Nothing more than plain old apple cider vinegar. Surprised? I know I was. Who would think that something so inexpensive and easily obtainable could be so effect for stopping acid reflux? Apple cider vinegar has been used for many years as a home remedy for such conditions as sinus infections, high cholesterol, acne, allergies, chronic fatigue, arthritis, sore throats and even acid….. Read more

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Age-proof Your Body With Colostrum

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Colostrum, which is a type of milk made by the mammary glands of mammals in late pregnancy and several days after giving birth, has been used in the medical field for thousands of years. Before penicillin and antibiotics were used in the U.S. to help fight infections, medical experts recommended using bovine colostrum for a natural antibiotic. Colostrum powder was implemented in the treatment for rheumatoid arthritis starting in the 1950’s, and during this time doctors also used….. Read more

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Cat’s Claw – Miracle Healing Herb from the Amazon

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Many people are calling Cat’s claw, the new biochemical nutrient from Peru, “the miracle herb from the Peruvian rain forest”. Cats claw is a high climbing woody type vine that grows in the upper Amazon areas of South America, such as Columbia, Ecuador and Peru. The vine climbs by using its curved thorns, hence the name cat’s claw. Cats claw’s botanical name is Uncaria. this comes from the Latin word which means hook. Among the natural healthcare proponents, this herb has been been….. Read more

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Bacopa

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Bacopa Benefits Bacopa is a tropical plant that is generally known for its cognitive and memory improving capabilities. In the Ayurvedic medicine system of India, Bacopa is very often prescribed for memory improvement as well as enhancing ones cognitive ability and to promote optimal brain function. It is especially good for improving attention and focus. Bacopa contains bacosides and saponins which have a very beneficial effect on the brain’s neurotransmitters and also….. Read more

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Skullcap

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Skullcap Benefits Skullcap is a natural herb that acts on your nervous system in a positive way. It can be used to greatly reduce your anxiety levels and help you get a good nights sleep. This herb has been used for thousands of years because of it’s effectiveness for treating many ailments. Skullcap is most often used as a sleep aid and as a mild sedative. It has similar properties as valerian root. Skullcap is a widely used herb used for calming down people who are….. Read more

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Herbs To Reduce Allergies

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There are many herbs for allergies. Read on to discover which ones can bring you effective relief. Even though modern science has made great advances in medicine, many people prefer a natural alternative to treating the symptoms of allergies. Many prescription medicines and even over-the-counter remedies can bring on nasty, unwanted side effects. These include raising blood pressure, dry mouth, feeling groggy or dizzy and many others. Why suffer through all of this….. Read more

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Holy Basil

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Holy Basil Benefits Holy Basil is great for reducing depression, stress and anxiety. It promotes health and wellbeing and protects the mind and body in a very positive way. It is an adaptogen, meaning it brings balance to the entire body and protects it from stresses of all kinds. It increases strength, stamina and endurance and allows the body to utilize oxygen more efficiently while it promotes proper protein synthesis in the body. In Ayurvedic medicine, it is a very important….. Read more

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Bee Pollen

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Bee Pollen Benefits Bee pollen consists of 20% protein, 25% carbohydrates, 14% fiber, 4.5% fats and 3% minerals and trace vitamins. It has a very high nutritional value due to it’s vitamin and mineral profile. It is easily digested and highly absorbable. It is said to be the most nutritious foods on Earth. It’s often used by athletes to increase energy before an event. It’s high B-vitamin content helps combat stress and anxiety. It also contains a good source of vitamins A,….. Read more

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Echinacea

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Echinacea Benefits This herb works wonderfully for colds and flu. Drinking a tea made from echinacea can greatly reduce the severity and duration of these two illnesses. It’s also widely used for treating upper respiratory tract infections and sore throat. It’s also an effective anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibiotic and detoxifier. Echinacea is one of the most researched herbs in existence. Millions of people have used it to boost the immune system to help fight off viral,….. Read more

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