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Herb of the week: Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa)

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Alfalfa (Medicago sativa): Alfalfa is a nutrient tonic containing eight essential amino acids, vitamins and many other trace minerals. Alfalfa is also a natural diuretic and laxative to help cleanse the body and keep your intestinal tract in fit condition. Alfalfa is also a source of Vitamin K which is necessary for blood clotting, carbohydrate storage, liver vitality and longevity.  This makes it a wonderful herb for expecting mothers.Herbal Actions: Diuretic and tonic More info: http://www.anniesremedy.com/herb_detail218.php http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/benefits-of-alfalfa-leaf/

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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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Herb of the week: Nettle (Urtica Dioica)

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 Nettle is one of the best all around herbs for nourishing and strengthening the whole body. Nettle strengthens and supports the adrenals, kidneys, lungs, intestines and arteries. Nettle is an excellent source of minerals, vitamins and amino acids. More specifically, Nettle is rich in iron, calcium, potassium, silicon, magnesium, manganese, zinc and chromium. Nettle is also an energizer and increases the ease of operation for the entire body system.  My favorite herbs by far. Links to more info on Nettle. http://www.herbwisdom.com/herb-nettle.html http://www.treelite.com/articles/articles/nettles-%28urtica-dioica%29.html

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