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Tea is so good!

I’m going to start this post off by saying that I use to drink about 6 cups of green tea a day. Now I’ve fallen back into the organic coffee habit but I still try to incorporate herbal and green tea into my day somewhere…somehow. Tea…many different kinds….so good for us….so healing….so stimulating….metabolism booster…digestive aid…anti-inflammatory…the […]

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Black Pepper

Do you like to add a little kick to your food with black pepper? If you answered yes to this question…good news….black pepper carries many health benefits to your body. Black peppercorns are dried berries from the Piper Nigrum vine. In the Ayurvedic medicine world, black pepper, known as the “king of spices” has many […]

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Fennel Tea

I love my tea. I have an herbal tea every evening after dinner to aid with digestion. I have always used ginger tea as my digestive tea but recently I was introduced to Fennel Tea. There are many medicinal qualities to fennel tea. It is loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants….all health boosting. Drinking fennel […]

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The Endocannibinoid System

There is a new buzz word when talking about the human body and this is called the ENDOCANNIBINOID SYSTEM.  We have never talked about or studied this system in school but it is now in the forefront of research and news stories ever since medical cannabis has hit the mainstream. We have always known about […]

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Oregano Oil

I love this oil.   It’s strong and tough and works hard for me.  It’s an antiviral, antifungal, antibacterial, antiparasitic, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, digestive, anti-allergenic and more. Oregano oil goes with me everywhere.  It is in a tiny little bottle easy to carry in my purse.   A little bit goes a very long way.   It […]

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Lavender – Pretty and purposeful

I love lavender.  It is a beautiful and fragrant gift from Mother Nature. Not only is it a pretty and fragrant plant….it is very useful in the many different ways it is used in everyday products from medicinal aids, essential oils, cleaning products, home decor, landscaping and even used in food preparation. Some of the […]

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Rhodiola

Rhodiola rosea is an herb from Asia and Europe.  It is not commonplace in today’s supplement market but according to the world of natural remedies it should be an everyday herb. The studies show that Rhodiola helps with chronic fatigue.  Well, I’m a candidate for this.  Sign me up….. I have just recently got my […]

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Cilantro aka Coriander

Cilantro is one of my favorite herbs.  It has a very unique taste…one you love or one you don’t.  I know friends and family who dislike the taste of cilantro so much that they avoid it like the plague.  Me….on the other hand….add it to salads, smoothies, green juice, recipes such as guacamole and more.  […]

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Cumin

I love the flavours of Morocco…the deeply earthy, spicey and savoury flavour of cumin is the reason. Cumin is an essential spice used in Indian, Mexican, Portuguese and Spanish cooking.  I use it often in my cooking too. Cumin is an ingredient in most curry powders and savoury spice mixtures.  It lends itself well to stews and […]

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Neem Oil

Neem is an herb and a very powerful one at that. Neem is a very popular herb used in Ayurvedic medicine.  It has a wide range of uses in the world of natural health and wellness. I use Neem oil in my teeth brushing regime.  But there are many other good uses that I will […]

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