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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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Food Trends: Urbal wedding favors

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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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Do You Know What’s Really In Your Tea?

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This is a very interesting article that I think all tea drinkers should know.   http://foodbabe.com/2013/08/21/do-you-know-whats-really-in-your-tea/      

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Herb of the Week: Dandelion leaf (Taraxacum officinale)

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Dandelion Leaf (Taraxacum officinale): Dandelion leaf is one of the best natural sources of potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and vitamins A and C. Dandelion leaf will help you assimilate nutrients from your food benefitting your stomach and intestines greatly. Dandelion effectively tones the liver, kidneys, pancreas and blood and has a gentle laxative action. Gentle and safe for everyday use.Herbal Actions: Diuretic, tonic, laxative and chologogue More sources to check out. http://www.susunweed.com/herbal_ezine/May10/grandmother.htm http://www.blessedherbs.com/resources/dandelion-backyard-herbal-remedy/      

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