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Butterfly Bush

| May 14, 2015
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The “Buddleia Officinalis” is one of the species of the butterfly bush family. Its flowers help with cramps and spasms from problems with intestines, bladder or stomach. It is also prescribed in Korean medicine for someone suffering from irritable bowel syndrome. In Chinese medicine, the flowers are believed to aid in diseases of the eyes. […]

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Sweet Potato

| May 14, 2015
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Sweet potatoes are high in vitamins A, B5, B6, thiamin, niacin, riboflavin, and, due to their orange color, are high in carotenoids. Plus, they’re fat-free, low in sodium and have fewer calories than white potatoes.   They are sweet enough to make a decent pie instead of pumpkin pie and you use less sugar.  The […]

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Kiwi Fruit

| May 11, 2015
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Kiwi is a fruit with the richest source of lutein. It also has copper, a mineral vital in the growth of children because it helps strengthen the bones and immune system and promotes brain development. We find plenty of copper in kiwi fruits. It also contains potassium, more than bananas. Potassium helps the heart and […]

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Mistletoe

| May 11, 2015
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Mistletoe is antispasmodic, calming, immuno-stimulator and immuno-modulator, medium cytostatic, purgative, an excellent cardiotonic, strong hypotensive, vermifuge and diuretic medicine. Because of its properties, it is recommended for treating cough (especially convulsive cough), bronchic asthma, and asthmatic attacks because of psychological tension. At the same time it can be calming in cases of epilepsy, nervous fits, […]

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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, or from parasites, or 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 […]

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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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Reishi Mushroom

Reishi Mushroom

| 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
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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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