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10 Reasons to Love the Herb St. John’s Wort

The popular herb St. Johnís Wort (Hypericum perforatum) often gets an eyebrow raise from the media, even in the face of whole volumes of research espousing its effectiveness for many health concerns. …

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Is an Anti-Cancer Drug Growing in Your Front Lawn?

If you walk past my home, you might notice the dandelions that grow rampant on the front lawn. While neighbors continue to douse the yellow flowers with pesticides, like Monsantoís Round-Up, which has…

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The Herb that Helps Alleviate Menstrual Cramps

Every woman who has ever experienced painful menstrual cramps knows the importance of pain relief. For some women cramps can be mild while others experience debilitating pain that can affect their abi…

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The Surprising Natural Remedy Linked to Allergy Relief

Aaaa-choo. Itís that time of year again for allergy sufferers. You may be surprised to learn that probiotics are among the best natural remedies for allergies. If youíre hooked on antihistamines, deco…

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The Little-Known Herb That Combats Allergies

Itís that time of year again: the season of itchy eyes, sneezing, runny noses and breathing troubles for anyone who suffers from allergies. While it is tempting to run for the decongestants and anti-h…

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The Spice that Stops Muscle Pain in its Tracks

Who hasnít felt that heavy, achy feeling of overworked muscles? You know the kindóitís the type that settles in a day or two after exercising beyond oneís current level of fitness. I tend to experienc…

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The Mushroom that Shows Promise Against Cancer

When we think of cancer in our Western world, we tend to think of harsh chemicals or toxic radiation as the treatments. But promising new research published in the journal Phytomedicine suggests that …

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The Spice that Could Help Boost Memory in Just One Hour

Now thereís one more reason to enjoy your favorite curry dish. Turmeric, a spice commonly found in many Indian curry dishes, has been found to improve memory and cognition in as little as one hour. …

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The Gingerbread Spice that Helps Treat and Prevent Diabetes

Who doesnít love the gingerbread cookies found at so many holiday gatherings this season? But gingerbread cookies and houses arenít the only reasons to love this delicious spice. New research found th…

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10 Strategies for Better Digestion

We all want our cake and to eat it too -- especially during the holiday season.† While all the holiday fare may taste great at the moment it often leads to digestive aftermath in the form of indigesti…

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