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Sunflower Seeds

| March 27, 2015
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Sunflower Seeds are eaten by people, birds and livestock. In fact, when sunflower seeds are used in a birdseed mix, the birds will pick out all the sunflower seeds and eat them, and turn up their beaks at the rest of the seed mix. So you need to be cautious about using sunflower seeds with […]

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Male Fern

| March 11, 2015
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Male fern is good for strengthening a digestive tract weakened by years of eating wrong, parasites, illness. A healthy digestive tract means a healthy body with great immunity. It is a strong astringent and can destroy parasites. The root is used either as a tea or as a capsule. It improves liver function as part of its […]

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Female Fern

| March 9, 2015

If ever there was a fairy fern, this is it.  I was lucky enough to find one 20 years ago and had it in a large pot inside the store by the front door.  It was huge, about 4′ in diameter and seemed to thrive, even in the coldest winters, with the gust of fresh […]

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Mushroom – Reishi

Mushroom – Reishi

| February 19, 2015

Reishi mushrooms have remarkable powers and you don’t have to be ailing to take this supplement.  It normalizes all body functions; i.e. if your blood pressure is low, it raises it to a normal level; if your heart beats weakly, it increases the strength of your heartbeat.  This once rare mushroom is now successfully cultivated […]

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Maitake Mushrooms

| February 18, 2015
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Maitake Mushrooms are tremendous immune boosters which allows your body to fight off many illnesses, even serious ones such as cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes, AIDS, and high cholesterol to name just a few.  The mushroom is rich in polysaccharides, a class of sugars that your body needs for health and healing.  The mushrooms are […]

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Shitake Mushrooms

| February 7, 2015
Shitake

Shitake Mushrooms have been valued for thousands of years for their ability to protect heart health, boost immunity, and to provide substantial vitamin and mineral nutrients.  Besides, they taste good and fresh mushrooms are available in many groceries in the U.S. Here is my recipe for Shitake Mushroom Broth which I use at first sign […]

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Cordyceps Mushrooms

| January 26, 2015
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Mushrooms have long been valued for their healing properties and none more so than Cordyceps.  They are Anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant, anti-tumor, anti-viral, blood pressure control, blood sugar control, cardiovascular support, cholesterol reducer, immune booster, kidney tonic, liver tonic, lung tonic, nerve tonic, stress reducer.  This is a great supplement for anyone in a weakened condition and […]

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Almond

| January 14, 2015
Natural Almonds

Almonds are one of the most utilized foods of all times.  Its main benefit is its emollient effect on the body, inside and out, that is, it softens skin and tissue.  It is also a powerhouse of nutrients.  Here are some of the ways you find almonds:  Marzipan (sweet almond paste), sweet almond oil (for […]

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Allspice

| January 12, 2015

Allspice is also a healing herb, not just an addition to your sweet baking projects.  In the tropical countries where this tree grows the dried berries are used as concoctions for gas and bloating and as poultices for neuralgia.  It got its name because it has a flavor reminiscent of cinnamon, cloves and black pepper.  […]

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Anise

| November 24, 2014
Anise

Anise, that small green seed with the mild licorice flavor, is a powerhouse of talents.  It promotes digestion, relieves gas and nausea, improves appetite, and relieves colic in infants.  For an infant, steep the seeds in hot water a few minutes, cool to warm then feed the baby with a bottle of anise water.  Anise […]

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