Herbs, Seeds & Spices

Wellness Is The Best Medicine

Wellness Is The Best Medicine

Eliminating FEAR of the lack of affordable, attainable and responsible healthcare is right at the top of my list for becoming more self reliant. If I am not healthy I can’t do any of the other activities required to depend upon myself. Obviously, the need to rely upon emergency medicine still exists. What we are addressing here is the ability to become healthy, to remain in that state and to become responsible for our own ongoing wellness. Ultimately, we are responsible for our own choices. Some choose to lament the system we were raised to rely upon where we counted on competent medical advice and treatments from experts. Others are stepping up and managing their own future. The consequences of this decision will be something each person will have to live with. By eliminating the FEAR and being proactive in personally managing your health, you will have taken a vital step towards being well and thriving regardless of the unknowns you may face.

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3 Powerful Indigenous Herbs From Native American Wisdom

3 Powerful Indigenous Herbs From Native American Wisdom

The original inhabitants of North America were extremely advanced, far beyond what our textbooks and cowboy movies would have us believe. Early explorers of the new world would not have survived without indigenous herbals.

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10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

The kidneys have the heavy responsibility of removing waste and toxins from the bloodstream. These vital organs work with other organs to regulate blood pressure, increase red blood cell production, and synthesize vitamin D. A healthy diet, exercise, and staying hydrated are essential for supporting your kidneys. For a little extra help, consider the following kidney cleansing herbs.

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3 Ancient Medicines Already in Your Home

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices, Prevention with 1 Comment
3 Ancient Medicines Already in Your Home

We spend a ton of time investigating exotic herbs in remote regions of the world, but some of the most potent plant medicines are right in your home.

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5 Easy to Grow Medicinal Herbs You MUST Utilize

Posted by on April 22, 2014 in Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 2 Comments
5 Easy to Grow Medicinal Herbs You MUST Utilize

Growing your own medicinal herbs is easier than you might imagine. From an indoor seedling to an outdoor plant, you need nothing fancy – just good organic soil, water, sun, and some old containers. These following herbs are not only fragrant and beautiful to look at, they offer surprising health benefits as well…

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Chinese Herb Beats Drug At Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

Chinese Herb Beats Drug At Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis

A Chinese herb called thunder god vine works better than a widely-prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has found. The herb has long been used in China to treat this potentially crippling autoimmune disease, which typically strikes hand and foot joints

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The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain

The Spice That Prevents Fluoride From Destroying Your Brain

A new study published in the Pharmacognosy Magazine titled, “Curcumin attenuates neurotoxicity induced by fluoride: An in vivo evidence,” adds experimental support to the suspicion that fluoride is indeed a brain-damaging substance, also revealing that a natural spice-derived protective agent against the various health effects associated with this compound is available.

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5 Compounds that Make Oregano a Nutritional Powerhouse

Posted by on April 7, 2014 in Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 0 Comments
5 Compounds that Make Oregano a Nutritional Powerhouse

Although often used as a culinary spice for its distinct flavor and aroma, oregano is also a medicinal power-house. Oregano is an amazing healing plant due to the following constituents.

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Milk Thistle Promising for Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Milk Thistle Promising for Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Mainstream cancer prevention research is targeting milk thistle. Colorectal cancer stem cells thrive in conditions of inflammation. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2014 shows that the chemical silibinin, purified from milk thistle extract, affects cell signaling associated with inflammation and thus also the formation and survival of colorectal cancer stem cells.

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Turmeric’s Curcumin Anti-Inflammatory Properties Prevent Liver Damage, Liver Cirrhosis

Turmeric’s Curcumin Anti-Inflammatory Properties Prevent Liver Damage, Liver Cirrhosis

Researchers in Israel have discovered that turmeric’s curcumin may be a potentially effective natural treatment for liver cirrhosis, an ailment where normal, healthy tissues in the liver are replaced with scar tissues.

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15 Plants and Herbs That Help Lungs, Heal Respiratory Infections, Repair Pulmonary Damage

Posted by on January 26, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 9 Comments
15 Plants and Herbs That Help Lungs, Heal Respiratory Infections, Repair Pulmonary Damage

Herbal remedies not only boost lung health, but they can heal respiratory infections and even repair lung damage. Here are 15 of the best herbs to boost lung health.

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Flaxseed Proven a Potent Healer: Study

Flaxseed Proven a Potent Healer: Study

A promising new study published in the journal Hypertension titled, “Potent antihypertensive action of dietary flaxseed in hypertensive patients,” reveals that dietary flaxseed may represent a powerful therapeutic intervention in patients with cardiovascular disease.

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Cinnamon: King for Regulating Blood Sugar – But Which Kind is Best?

Cinnamon: King for Regulating Blood Sugar – But Which Kind is Best?

Not all ‘cinnamons’ are created equal. The kind you find in your local grocery store may be able to reduce your blood sugar, but a more expensive variety could be even better. Cassia cinnamon is the kind of cinnamon you likely have in your kitchen right now. It’s more abundant and is the type sold in most grocery stores. Ceylon cinnamon is a milder cousin to Cassia, and may be safer to take in higher doses.

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The Top 10 Studies Of 2013 Proving The Medicinal Power Of Cannabis

The Top 10 Studies Of 2013 Proving The Medicinal Power Of Cannabis

Cannabis activates the cannabinoid receptors in the body helping it to produce compounds called endocannabinoids, which play an important role in many processes within the body that help to create a healthy environment.

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Flaxseeds Found to Help Lower Blood Pressure

Flaxseeds Found to Help Lower Blood Pressure

A new study indicates flax seeds could be an inexpensive solution for lowering blood pressure. The study was the first human clinical trial of flax seed as a high blood pressure treatment. The results were promising.

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