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Natural Remedy as Effective as Allergy Medication

Spring has sprung and with the warm weather comes bountiful buds and blooms on the plants that surround us.  Spring also brings plant allergens that can disrupt our enjoyment of nature's rebirth.  For…

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The Best Stuffed Mushrooms Ever (Recipe)

You don't need to be throwing a cocktail party to make these tasty bites! Stuffed mushrooms have been one of my weekday dinner mainstays lately. And for good reason -- they're just so adaptable! Thoug…

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Spice Extract Shows Excellent Anti-Cancer Effects

Exciting research published in the journal Nutrition and Cancer found that a whole food extract of ginger containing a group of phytonutrients known as gingerols slowed cancer tumor growth and increas…

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Herbal Supplements: Are You Getting What You Pay For?

A controversial new study published in the journal BMC Medicine found that one-third of 44 herbal supplements tested showed no detectable amounts of the plant advertised on the bottle. The researchers…

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Sage Pesto (Recipe)

  Dress up your fall pastas, sandwiches and pizzas with this terrific sage pesto. Store in the fridge and use within three days. Ingredients: 1 Cup toasted pine nuts 1 1/2 Cups firmly pac…

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10 Tips to Unlock the Healing Powers of Basil

Sweet, silken and fragrant, basil is queen among healing herbs. Native to tropical nations such as India and Iran, it has been used for centuries in combating a staggering range of health problems. I …

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Study Shows Herb Effective for Seasonal Allergies

The herb Perilla frutescens and the extract from the perilla leaf have been found in numerous studies to be effective for the treatment of allergies. In one study published in Experimental Biology and…

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Ruby Red Romantic Herb Tea

There is only so much champagne one can drink on Valentine's Day, but you can indulge in this bright, festive tea all night. And not only is this ruby red hibiscus tea wonderfully romantic (and quite …

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I suppose we'll have to grow some ourselves then. We also eat some spinach, but also nettles and gro…