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Herbal Spotlight - Nettle Leaf

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Herbal Spotlight - Nettle Leaf

It's Stinging Nettle Season!!  Nettle leaf (Urtica dioica) is my favorite herb.  Nettles have a long history of use as a natural antihistamine, and their high mineral content makes them nutritious tonic herb. Nettle supports healthy urinary function and has mild diuretic action. Nettle has been used worldwide for centuries.  It has been eaten as a wild food plant, applied topically to the skin, and drunk as an herbal tea. It was used extensively for its fibers and was woven into cloth. Nettle fibers were considered to be high quality and comparable to flax or hemp in Northern Europe. 

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Spring Cleanse

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Spring is a time of rebirth and life begins again.  I love the smell and color of sunshine on the flowers and plants we see growing.  It is that awesome.  Try my nourishing blend Spring Cleanse and feel the renewal yourself.  Also, please get out and enjoy the spring weather. Then check out this post by Matthew Wood.   https://wholesomehealthinfo.wordpress.com/tag/matthew-wood/

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Herb of the week: Burdock Root (Arctium lappa)

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Burdock Root (Arctium lappa): Burdock root is a nourishing tonic providing optimal nutrition to the glandular and immune systems. Burdock also tonifies the liver, kidneys, nerves as well as providing overall stability to the entire body. Burdock is a super cooler and a remedy for the treatment of numerous skin conditions. Burdock root promotes healthy kidney function and expels uric acid from the body. Burdock is specific to the liver and digestive system by excreting impurities from the body benefitting the skin and the entire body. Burdock also regulates blood sugar.  Herbal Actions: Alterative, diuretic and bitter More resources http://www.herbcraft.org/burdock.html http://www.woodherbs.com/Burdock.html

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Herb of the week: Oatstraw (Avena Sativa)

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Oatstraw (Avena sativa): Oatstraw is a great source of calcium which helps build strong, flexible bones along with nourishing hair, cartilage and teeth. Oatstraw also helps improve circulatory and nervous system functioning. The mucilaginous properties make it particularly helpful for damage to the myelin sheath which covers and protects nerve fibers. Oatstraw is a full body tonic which strengthens your immunity and builds energy. Oatstraw is high in vitamins A, D and E, zinc and silicon, all of which are beneficial to your skin too.  Oatstraw can be found in several blends of Urbal Tea.Herbal Actions: Nervine tonic, anti-depressant, nutritive, demulcent...

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