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If there is one thing we can all agree on when it comes to fruits, is that avocado is somewhere on top of the list thanks to its incredible taste as well as health beneficial properties such as minerals, vitamins and nutrients. […]
The number of flying insects has plummeted by 75 per cent in the last 25 years, according to a study that suggests we are approaching an “ecological Armageddon”. The implications for humanity are […]
Learn the parts of the taro plant and find out all the power-packed health benefits of eating it. […]
Vetiver oil is a popular remedy in South Asia, Southeast Asia and West Africa. It has been used for thousand years, and research has shown that its leaves and roots provide great benefits. Vetiver is a sacred herb, and ancient civilizations praised it for its uplifting, soothing, healing and protective effect. It cools the body […]
Apple cider vinegar has been used since ancient times. It works well when used as a remedy and household product. Research has shown that apple cider vinegar contains healthy components that optimize your health. However, some people don’t like its taste. We have some good news for you – try these apple cider vinegar gummies! […]
Botanical Name: Turnera diffusa.
Other Common Names: Damiane, oreganillo, the bourrique, Mexican damiana, Mexican holly, damiana de Guerrero, damina.
Family Name: TURNERACEAE
TCM Name:Da Mi A
Also Known As: Yang Jin Hua (Damiana Flower)
Meridians: Kidney, Liver
Key Actions: Lifts the Spirit, Calms Shen, Tonifies Kidney Yang, Strengthens Jing (Essence), Harmonizes Menses
Medicinal Uses: Insomnia, anxiety, depression, low energy, low back pain, copious clear urine, cold limbs, edema, poor appetite, nocturnal emission, bed-wetting, dribbling, impotence, premature ejaculation, improves sexual stamina and desire, nervous exhaustion, depression, re-balances hormonal shifts associated with menopause, irregular menses, cramping, PMS.
Habitat: Damiana is a small shrub with aromatic leaves that grows in Mexico, Central and South America, and the West Indies. Although it is still found in the wild in certain areas, most of the damiana used in herbal remedies today comes from Mexican and Latin American herb ranches.
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Blue Java bananas are probably the most delicious treat you will ever have. These bananas taste like vanilla ice cream, and even have a similar consistency. This fruit has sweet aroma, and the name comes from the color of the peel of unripe Blue Java bananas. When ripe, the peel is pale yellow or greenish. […]
This sound is the Singing Bowls meditation music tuned to 285 Hz. Tibetan Singing Bowls have been used for centuries for healing and meditation purposes. They create a range of sounds to restore the normal vibratory frequencies of diseased and out-of-harmony parts of the body, mind and soul.
◈ Benefits of Tibetan Singing Bowls.
- Reduce stress and anxiety significantly.
- Improve circulation and increases blood flow.
- Deep relaxation and pain relief.
- Promote stillness, happiness and well being.
◈ Benefits of 285 Hz Solfeggio Frequency.
- 285 Hz is known to help repair damaged organs.
- 285 Hz works on energy fields that are responsible for the perfection of human organs. This frequency influences mentioned fields by sending them a message to heal damaged organs.
This tone is useful when healing wounds, burn, cuts, or other form of damages. It also heals your energy and leaves your body energized. 285 Hz Solfeggio Frequency is directly connected to the inner blueprint for the perfect health and physical well being, because it has an ability to remember the original form of the cell.
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One of nature’s miracle, cocoa is packed with healing qualities that is unknown to most people. In fact, cocoa is the healthiest known substance you can put into your body after water. Regular consumption of cocoa could give your body a life-saving medication of all time.
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Proven health benefits of drinking one cup of coffee daily. Including coffee nutrition facts, calories, and side effects. […]
In recent years, there was a lot of talk on the subject of fluoridation of public water supplies and the large amount of fluoride in the foods we eat and dental products we use on the daily. This is a result of more and more people becoming aware that fluoridation does more harm than good. […]
Botanical Name: Cimicifuga racemosa L, Actaea racemosa L
Black cohosh was once classified with the Genus name Cimicifuga but today the Genus name Actaea is considered the correct scientific name. The old Latin genus name Cimicifuga derives from Cimex, the genus name of the bedbug and the Latin verb “fugare” meaning to repel indicating that the unpleasant smell of the plant was used as an insect repellent.
Other Common Names: Black snake root, bugbane, rattleroot, rattletop, rattleweed, snakeroot, black bugbane, squaw root, serpentaria (Spanish), Traubiges Wanzenkraut, Schwarzes Wanzenkraut (German), herbe aux punaises (French), silfurkerti (Icelandic), sølvlys (Danish), läkesilverax (Swedish), klaseormedrue (Norwegian).
Habitat: Black cohosh is native to the United States and Canada and is particularly found in northern Oregon, Washington state, and Ontario. It is now cultivated in many European Mediterranean countries due to commercial demand.
Description: Black cohosh is a perennial…
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Stretching improves your flexibility and strengthens muscles. Do it regularly to prevent and fix discomfort, injuries and sciatica. Do you know what sciatica is? Sciatic nerve pain may be caused by the following triggers: 1. Lumbar herniated disc 2. Degenerative disc disease 3. Isthmic spondylolisthesis 4. Lumbar spinal stenosis 5. Piriformis syndrome 6. Sacroiliac joint […]
Botanical Name: Vinca minor.
The closely related species greater periwinkle (Vinca major), a much larger plant, is used in a similar manner in herbal medicine and has the same medicinal properties as lesser periwinkle.
Other Common Names: Common and dwarf periwinkle, vinca, running-myrtle, blue buttons, devil’s eye, joy on the ground, sorcerer’s violet, pervinca minore (Spanish), Immergrün (German), petite pervenche (French), gravmyrt (Norwegian), vintergröna (Swedish), vintergrøn (Danish), pikkutalvio (Finnish).
TCM Name: Zhang Chun Hua
Meridians: Kidney, Liver, Heart
Key TCM Actions & Medicinal Uses: Clears Damp Heat: malaria, phelgmy coughs, respiratory infections, headaches, anticancer, yellow oozing wounds and skin sores, diarrhoea, constipation. Regulates Blood: diabetes, lower blood sugar levels, menses, Alzheimer’s disease, improves circulation. Stops Bleeding/Relieves pain: excessive menstrual flow, wounds, mouth sores. Calms Shen: anxiety, nervous tension, chronic stress.
Habitat: Periwinkle is originally native to Central and Southern Europe, from Denmark to…
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Esoteric & spiritual teachers have known for ages that our body is programmable by language, words & thought. This has now been scientifically proven and explained […]
Botanical Name: Silybum marianum.
Other Common Names: Bull thistle, emetic root, frauendistel, fruit de chardon marie, heal thistle, holy thistle, lady’s thistle, Marian thistle, mariendistel, Mary thistle, Mediterranean thistle, mild thistle, milk ipecac, our lady’s thistle, pig leaves, royal thistle, snake milk, sow thistle, St. Mary’s thistle, thisylin, venue thistle, variegated thistle, wild artichoke.
Family: ASTERACEAE or COMPOSITAE ~ Sunflower family
TCM Name: Da Ji
Also Known As: “Big Thistle” or Japanese Thistle, Shui Fei Ji (milk thistle seeds)
Meridians:Silybum Adans (marianum) – Liver, Heart. Cirsii Japonici – Liver, Spleen.
Key TCM Actions & Medicinal Uses: Western Silybum marianum. Removes Stagnation/Promotes Urination: constipation, liver and gallstones, headache, jaundice. Drains Yin/Dispels Cold/Stimulates Qi: heavy limbs, depression, dizzy, edema, menstrual cramps, amenorrhea. Removes Blood Stasis/Stops Bleeding: hemorrhage, heavy menses, and urogenital discharge due to damp cold. Benefits the Skin: rashes, varicose veins, ulcers. Cirsii Japonici: Stops Bleeding/Cools Blood:…
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Greek mountain tea (GMT; ironwort; Sideritis scardica, Lamiaceae) aerial parts are a traditional medicine used for respiratory and digestive conditions. Traditional uses of the plant are supported […]
Botanical Name: Aesculus hippocastanum.
Other Common Names: Conker, buckeye, Spanish chestnut, yleinen hevoskastanja (Finnish), almindelig hestekastanie (Danish), hästkastanj (Swedish), hrossakastanía (Icelandic), hestekastanje (Norwegian), Rosskastanie (German), marronnier (French), castaño de India (Spanish).
TCM Name: Qi Ye Shu
Meridians: Liver, Bladder
Key TCM Actions & Medicinal Uses: Moves and Tonifies Blood/Removes Stasis: thrombosis, hemorrhoids, moderates menses, abdominal pain. Resolves Fever/ Promotes Urination: edema, bloating, fevers, aids weight loss due to water retention. Stops Bleeding: used internally and externally, stops excess uterine bleeding.
Habitat: Horse chestnut is native to the Balkans, West Asia, and the Himalayas. Today, the tree is grown for ornamental purposes in parks and gardens in temperate areas throughout the world, especially in northern and western Europe.
Plant Description: Horse chestnut is a large deciduous tree that can grow up to 40 meters (131 ft) in height and reach an…
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Fasting is an ancient practice of abstaining from eating for a day, or sometimes even a week or more, and requires discipline. This practice has been used to treat various health issues, and even a brief fast can completely re-boot the immune system. Yet, while some nutritionists criticize it, researchers have found that hunger in […]
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Botanical Name: (Origanum majorana)
Common Names: Sweet Marjoram, Knotted Marjoram, Pot Marjoram
Marjoram synonyms are: majorana hortensis, moench and majorana.
Family Name: Lamiaceae
TCM Name: Mo Jiao Lan
Meridians: Lung, Spleen
Key Actions: Eliminates Phlegm/Drains Damp/Clears Heat. Moves Blood/Calms Shen. Promotes Digestion/Moves Qi. Relieves Pain. Promotes lactation.
Medicinal Uses: Headaches, colds, runny nose, diabetes, stress, lowers blood pressure, eases menstrual cramps and mood swings, insomnia, poor appetite, diarrhea, abdominal cramping, constipation, arthritis, nerve pain, muscle pain, joint pain.Parts Used: Leaves
Habitat: Marjoram is an aromatic herb in the mint family which originated in Egypt and Arabia. It is also widely referred to as Oregano. Today, it is commonly found in the Mediterranean region or grown in gardens around the world. Marjoram is often treated as an annual (even though it is a perennial) because it is so sensitive to freezing temperatures that can cause death or…
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