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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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traditional Chinese medicine AI fusion

Rebranding Traditional Chinese Medicine with AI – AI Med

Traditional Chinese Medicine AI fusion Traditional Chinese Medicine dates back thousands of years. From that lineage, Traditional Chinese Medicine is less about “cures” and more about “balance”, understanding that we are constantly undergoing change. That holistic approach is necessary but often impractical for a modern lifestyle and Western approach to health. It can be so …

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Lymphatic System

The Lymphatic System: What It Does — And How To Keep Yours Healthy

Lymphatic System Outside of a biology or anatomy class, we really don’t get much exposure to the lymphatic system. It is obviously critical for a healthy body but so often overlooked. This article from mindbodygreen.com gives a nice overview of the lymphatic system and a range of ways to help keep it healthy, from proper nutrition to …

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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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jujube

Jujube: The Many Benefits Of This Sleep-Promoting, Anxiety-Easing Fruit

Jujube Fruit’s Benefits If jujube fruit ever makes it big and needs marketing… the Beatles’ “I am the Walrus” has to be a contender with its mesmerizing refrain: Goo goo g’joob, goo goo goo g’joob. However, with the growing consumer focus on holistic health and well-being there may be no need of a massive marketing campaign. …

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Weight loss: Plant-based drug ‘switches off’ hunger

Ancient Herb Switches Off Hunger This is an example where something good, recognizing a herbal benefit, may well go bad. Researchers have found that the thunder god vine (or Tripterygium wilfordii) contains a compound, celastrol, that can suppress appetite. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has used this plant for centuries to treat a variety of ailments. Our …

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The health professionals embracing complementary medicine

Health Professionals Embracing Complementary Medicine This article looks at integration of practices like herbs and acupuncture into conventional medical care through the eyes of health professionals embracing complementary medicine. One line in particular, from Niamh Boden, exemplifies the necessary change in healthcare mentality:  “It wasn’t about taking this herb to fix A or this herb …

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Life Changes Lifestyle– Ayurvedic Supplements for Menopause: Do They Work?

Life Changes Lifestyle Many women contemplate that phase of Life when they undergo “The Change”. Menopause is natural, if inconvenient and sometimes unpleasant. As with many conditions, how we choose to address menopause matters greatly. Quite simply, life changes lifestyle. What we did at age 10 is different from age 20 and is different from …

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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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Essential Oils For Healing

Essential Oils For Healing At one time, essential oils were commonplace in health. Many medical systems like Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine make great use of herbs in a variety forms. However, more Americans are using essential oils for healing as they take more control of health and lifestyle decisions. Most of us trust our …

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