Herbalism

benefits of peppermint tea

How To Enjoy The Health Benefits Of Peppermint Tea

What You Need To Know About Peppermint Tea Origin: Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is found throughout North America, Asia, and Europe. It has been used for centuries for its calming effect on the stomach by ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. Peppermint tea is merely adding dried peppermint leaves to hot water. Form: Peppermint tea comes in …

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cayenne pepper health benefits

Cayenne Pepper Promotes Weight Loss But Is There More?

What You Need To Know About Cayenne Pepper Origin: Cayenne pepper is a member of the Capsicum annuum family and known fts spicy hot flavor (you’ve been warned!) as well as its health benefits.  Form: The ripened red seed pod, dried peppers, powered form, liquid extract, and capsules. Potential Health Benefits and Uses Appetite Control …

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oolong tea benefits

Oolong Tastes Delightful Can It Actually Help You?

What You Need To Know About Oolong Tea Origin: Oolong tea has been produced in China for centuries by harvesting the plant and allowing the leaves to brown in sunlight.  Form: Normally in tea bags, loose leaf, or powdered form as well as bottled. Potential Benefits: Weight Loss Cardiovascular Disease Hypertension Dental Health Type 2 …

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ginger root benefit

3 Healthy Reasons You Will Love Quality Ginger

What You Need To Know About Ginger Root Benefits Origin: Stem of the ginger plant (Zingiber officinale). Often called the “root” it is technically the rhizome, the horizontal stem of the plant.  Form: Wide variety of forms that include: powder, pickled, tea, and juice.  Potential Ginger Health Benefits: Motion Sickness Nausea & Vomiting Anti-inflammatory Side …

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guggul

Natural Guggul May Offer You Remarkable Health Benefits

What You Need To Know Origin: Resin from the Guggul tree, used in Ayurvedic Medicine for thousands of years.  Form: Mainly tablets and liquid. Potential Health Benefits: Weight Loss Lowering Cholesterol (hypolipidemia) Acne Diabetes, Type II Antioxidant Antiinflamatory Atherosclerosis Rheumatism Various Cancers Side Effects & Interactions: Always consult with a licensed healthcare provider. Research: Click …

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Gut microbes respond differently to foods with similar nutrition labels

Gut Microbes Ignore Nutrition Labels Despite all efforts to put nutrition labels on foods and menu items, gut microbes ignore nutrition labels. We have a limited understanding about the trillions of microbes in our guts and their interactions with each other as well as our food.  Foods that look the same on nutrition labels can …

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CBD oil UK

CBD oil UK: How cannaboids became healthy | British GQ

CBD Oil UK Cannabidiol (CBD) is all the rage but not for the reasons you might think. As people continue to look for more natural products for health they are reexamining herbs, including cannabis which has been outlawed for decades.  CBD, while found in both hemp and marijuana, has a number of health benefits but …

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healthy matcha

The incredible health benefits of matcha

Healthy Matcha The first time Dad (Tim) used matcha was from a tea shop in New York City’s Chinatown. Mom was pretty strongly against the idea… how did we know it was safe, was taking that much tea a good idea? Eventually, even Mom became a fan of the benefits from healthy matcha drinks… though …

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Health Benefits of Ginger

7 Health Benefits of Ginger

Health Benefits of Ginger Ginger works in so many dishes and drinks. This wonder herb also has a history of supporting health, from alleviating nausea to menstrual cramps. In the kitchen, we’ve long used ginger—in anything from ginger molasses cookies and ginger tea to Indian- and Asian-inspired dishes—as a flavor-agent. But in addition to being …

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Everyday Supplements for Health

Everyday Supplements Let’s start this article with a standard, but important, warning… do not take any supplements without consulting your healthcare provider.  Remember, supplements have an impact on your wellbeing and we want that to be a positive impact! That said, there are everyday supplements that can be beneficial. The challenge is usually cutting through the …

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