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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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HERBAL REME-TEAS

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HERBAL REME-TEAS

Below is a list of my favorite herbs for healing.  My motto is... Heal with Herbs!!!!   Rosemary - decongestant, promotes circulation, anti-inflammatory properties, restorative aid. Chamomile - reduces fever and symptoms, helps reduce stress. Ginger - Soothes sore throats, promotes perspiration, aids in reducing fever, especially when mixed with elderflower, anti-inflammatory properties, anti-viral. Burdock - soothes sore throat, natural antibiotics, anti-inflammatory, aids in reducing fever. Echinacea - soothes sore throat, natural antibiotic, often often used as prevention for respiratory infection, boosts immune system. Thyme - Decongestant, antiseptic, traditionally used as respiratory remedy. Fennel - warms system, soothes sore throat, used...

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Herbal Spotlight - Elderberry

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Herbal Spotlight - Elderberry

Boost your Immune system with Elderberry.

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Supercharge Your Immunity

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Supercharge Your Immunity

  We are all born with an amazing immune system that is fully capable of staving off infections.  You see every major and minor virus or disease - from the common cold t the flu to deadly diseases like Ebola - is ultimately a disease of the immune system.  The healthier your system the less susceptible your body will be when exposed to invading organism.   It's really as simple as the foods we consume, the rest you take, and the exercise you incorporate into your life along with a number of common sense personal hygiene habits you should employ.  Stress...

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Herbal Spotlight - Calendula

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Herbal Spotlight - Calendula

Did you know that Egypt grows Calendula along the banks of the Nile River? Calendula has many medicinal benefits including. antimicrobial - strengthen the immune system promotes collagen production - hydrates and nourishes dry/inflamed skin estrogenic properties - reduce pain during menstruation relieves muscle spasms. During the sun drying process the Calendula petals fade from orange to bright yellow color.  Find them in many of our blends including our Cran Apple Detox.      

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