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Healthful Teas for the Cold and Flu Season: Part 2 Symptom Relievers

In part two of my article on herbal teas for colds and flu, we will focus on symptom management. Many times, the common cold and other viruses required time and rest for a cure. The symptoms associated with colds, flu, and flu-like virus are…

Healthful Teas for the Cold and Flu Season: Part 1 Immune Boosters

Cold and flu season is upon us. Symptoms of colds and flu are uncomfortable and include congestion, fever, body aches, cough and stomach upset. The healthful teas for colds and flu can be divided into two categories. The first is immune boosting teas to…

Herbal Tea Blends for You

Mint Magic 4C pure water boiled Mint leaves- ¼ cup fresh leaves Peppermint Leaves-¼ cup fresh leaves ¼ tsp lemon juice Steep for 20 min Strain into a container or teapot Honey to taste Substitute different types of mints to experiment with the flavors….

Healing Herbs Found in Your Kitchen: Cardamom

Cardamom is common spice found in most kitchens. It comes in the form of either green pods full of seeds, just the seeds, or ground into a powder. The scientific name for cardamom is Elettaria cardamomum. It is a plant native to India. The…

Make Throat Soothers– How to Provide

Make Throat Soothers: Soothing Throat Pills If you’re on the lookout for throat pain remedies, make these super-simple Soothing Throat Pills. They treat throat infections like sore throats and laryngitis. By Rosemary Gladstar These Soothing Throat Pills work wonders for sore throat, laryngitis and…

Healing Herbs Found in Your Kitchen: Cinnamon

  Cinnamon is amazing and has many healing properties associated with its antioxidant nature. According to WebMD, the health benefits of cinnamon, could include lowering blood sugar in diabetics and decreasing inflammation. Particularly, studies have found that cinnamon improves symptoms associated with metabolic syndrome…

Healing Herbs Found in Your Kitchen: Ginger

Ginger The ginger root is a common element in cooking and belongs to the same family turmeric. However, it has a surprisingly wide variety of healthful and healing properties. Ginger is well-known as a digestive aid and remedy for nausea and stomach upset. Personally,…

Arnica

Arnica is an herbaceous plant that has been used for several hundred years for topical healing and in homeopathic preparations. Arnica tinctures and creams are used for topical healing of bruises, sprains, insect bites, muscle aches, and swelling. Arnica should never be taken internally….

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