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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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Herb of the week: Calendula (Calendula officinalis)

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Calendula Flowers (Calendula officinalis): Calendula or also commonly known as pot marigold is excellent for healthy heart maintenance. It’s also beneficial to the digestive system. It helps soothe the inflammation caused by irritation to the stomach lining and bowels. Calendula is also antiviral and long been prized by many herbalists for its ability to cleans and detoxify the body, in particular the liver and gallbladder. Calendula has anti-bacterial properties that assist with fighting off colds as well as assisting with toning the lymphatic system.Herbal Actions: Anti-inflammatory, astringent, vulnerary, cholagogue and anti-fungal More information: http://www.anniesremedy.com/herb_detail145.php http://www.herbwisdom.com/herb-marigold.html  

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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: 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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