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5 Herbal Teas to Try Right Now for Cold and Flu Relief

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Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Author:
Katie Manry
Ingredients for Liver Cleanse Tea from Southern Botanicals

Something as simple as a hot cup of herbal tea can give you the calm you crave when feeling under the weather. Between feeling bone tired, stuffed up, achy and having a chest-rattling cough, you can’t wait for the symptoms to go away so you can get on with your life. There are plenty of herbal […]

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Cayenne to the Rescue!

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Saturday, August 9th, 2014
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Southern Botanicals

Cayenne to the Rescue How would you like to turn off a heart attack before you get to the emergency room? What about being able to keep up the romance in your bedroom without a blue pill, or any other colored pill, for that matter? How would you like to make your aches and pains […]

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What is Cayenne Pepper

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Wednesday, August 15th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

The use of cayenne pepper to spice up a dish or boost circulation has a long history in many cultures around the world. There is sometimes confusion from the fact that a cayenne pepper is always a chili pepper, but a hot chili is not always a cayenne. So what is it?

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New York Times Brings Up Childhood Constipation Controversy

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Friday, July 27th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

An interesting article was in the New York Times recently on the controversy of a popular drug for adults being used to treat chronic constipation in children. According to the article, doctors have pointed parents to Miralax for years to help children who suffer from chronic constipation. The problem is the label itself says the […]

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Tea Tree Oil: A Must for Your Summer First Aid Kit

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Monday, July 16th, 2012
Author:
Katie Manry

More fun outside in the summer can mean more risk of sunburns, insect bites, and scrapes. Next to cayenne pepper, tea tree oil is one of the best herbal remedies to have on hand during the summer for emergencies.

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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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