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The Echinacea Scandal

Posted on:
Tuesday, March 5th, 2013
Author:
Craig
Echinacea

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

Posted on:
Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Author:
Craig

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

Posted on:
Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
Author:
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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Lobelia-The Intelligent Herb

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Thursday, June 21st, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

Lobelia inflata (also known as Indian Tobacco) is a well-known traditional remedy to help open and clear the lungs while relaxing the nervous system. Historically Lobelia is called the “intelligent herb” because it goes to the area of the body that most needs the affects it gives. Originally used by Eastern United States tribes like […]

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Powerful Herbs for Infections-Garlic and Echinacea

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Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

Garlic and Echinacea are two herbs that are commonly used in formulas targeted at infections. Flu season is officially over but annoying summer cold and flu viruses can still take hold if your immune system is under-par. Find out different ways you can use Garlic and Echinacea to boost your immune system and make sure […]

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