The Echinacea Scandal

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Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

I got to enjoy a wonderful day on the golf course, 2 Sundays ago in February (I live in Florida.) Despite my tendency to lose balls to trees and ponds, it was a great time.  I went to bed that night a happy man, but my happiness was quickly replaced Monday morning with misery: I had caught […]

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Gum Disease’s Kryptonite: Tea Tree Oil

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Thursday, February 28th, 2013

In the battle against gum disease, a natural remedy steps up   Be honest with yourself. How much attention do you pay to your teeth and their health? On a scale of “What toothbrush?” to “I brush, floss, and rinse 3 times a day, everyday” I feel comfortable saying that I’m a “brush, floss, and rinse […]

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Oregano Oil

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Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
Katie Manry
Oregano Flowers (Origanum vulgare)

Potent germ-killer, Oregano oil comes from the plant Origanum vulgare and has a long history as a natural antibiotic and antiseptic used to fight infection. People in the Middle Ages used oil of oregano to help preserve foods. Oregano oil contains the compound carvacrol which has impressive antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiparasitic properties.

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