Licorice: More Than Just Candy

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Licorice Benefits   You may know of Licorice as the black jellybeans or rope candy, or perhaps as an ingredient in traditional root beer, but there is much more to Licorice root than its sweet earthy taste! (and those jellybeans are flavored with anise these days anyway!) Licorice is a powerful medicinal herb, and an […] Read more »

The Many Uses of Ginger

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The Ginger plant, Zingiber officinale, is native to southeast Asia, and its pungent roots have a long history of culinary and medicinal use. The gnarled, beige rhizomes also grow wild in Africa and Australia, and it is cultivated in many other warm climates of the world. You can easily grow ginger in a pot at […] Read more »

Triphala: Three Fruits, One Cleansing Miracle

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There are good reasons that we’re all so interested in Cleansing. Our bodies do their best, but we’re aware that we need help to process the environmental and emotional toxins we’ve taken in over the years. Many of us turn to quick, dramatic cleansing procedures that often end up doing more harm than good. These […] Read more »

Sea Buckthorn, “The Tree That Makes The Horse Shine”

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Sea Buckthorn Benefits Nutritional Content What makes Sea Buckthorn oil so beneficial? Containing more than 190 nutrients and phytonutrients, it’s packed with nutritional value! The Vitamin C content of Sea Buckthorn is over 12 times that of an orange. The Vitamin E content is equal to that of wheat germ. The Vitamin A content is […] Read more »

Cascara Sagrada: Safe, Natural and Effective Constipation Relief

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Constipation is one of the most commonly experienced digestive maladies, but many people feel embarrassed discussing this sensitive and private concern. If a high-fiber diet along with plenty of water isn’t helping your situation, you may want to consider using a time-honored and well-respected herbal supplement called cascara sagrada. Millions of people have turned to […] Read more »