6 Benefits of Ginger

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Ginger, Zingiber officinale, is a root with a characteristically spicy flavor used in cooking all over the world. Gingerol, one of the identified essential oils in the fresh root has many soothing and anti-inflammatory properties that make it a very useful substance. According to Ayurvedic medicine, which has used ginger root for centuries, the fresh […] Read more »

Coenzyme Q10

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Coenzyme Q10 Benefits Coenzyme Q10 is a large molecule that performs somewhat like a vitamin in the body, though, unlike most vitamins, the body can synthesize its own supply. Coenzyme Q10 is found in the tiny power plants in the cells called mitochondria, and is especially abundant in the mitochondria of the liver and the heart. […] Read more »

High Blood Pressure Tea

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Hawthorn berries Drinking Tea for High Blood Pressure For generations people around the world have been using herbs to treat their ailments including high blood pressure and other cardiovascular issues. Often times, consuming these herbs as a tea is not only delicious but also extremely beneficial. Combining the right herbs into a daily tea can […] Read more »

The Many Benefits of Holy Basil

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Holy Basil Called “The Incomparable One” in its native India, this beautiful plant is a powerful and easy to grow medicinal herb. Holy Basil (Ocimum sanctum or Ocimum tenuiflorum, also known as Tulsi) isn’t your ordinary Basil. While it makes a great pesto, it does lots more than add flavor to a dish; its antioxidant and […] Read more »

Magnesium

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Benefits of Magnesium Magnesium Is Considered a Necessary Daily Mineral Magnesium is considered a necessary daily mineral, which means the body depends on proper levels of it for functioning. It also has several health benefits. The general benefits of magnesium include a steady heartbeat, it helps to strengthen bones and it assists in keeping the […] Read more »

Take Control of Cholesterol

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Cholesterol plaque in artery Cholesterol Having high cholesterol increases your risk of having a heart attack. So what is it? Cholesterol is a nutrient that is necessary in the right amounts, but too much can build up in the arteries, blocking bloodflow and increasing your risk of heart attack and stroke. Fortunately, there’s plenty you […] Read more »

Hawthorn: Good for the Heart

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Hawthorn, or Crataegus laevigata, is a shrub that can be found growing all over the United States and in temperate portions of Europe and Asia. Hawthorn is easy to grow and cultivate if you have a free spot in your lawn or community garden. Hawthorn berries, leaves and flowers are all used medicinally. This herb […] Read more »

Office Yoga

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Relax and Refresh Throughout The Day With These Simple Yoga Poses   Getting up away from your desk and computer every hour or two can greatly improve your health and concentration. Sitting still for long periods can reduce circulation, putting extra stress on your cardiovascular system, digestion, and immune system to name a few. And […] 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 »