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Hawthorn for the Heart

Posted February 14, 2014

The best-known herb for the heart in western herbalism is Hawthorn, which is a small tree or shrub that grows throughout the northern hemisphere. The fruits, flowers, and leaves are processed into tinctures and other kinds of extracts available in capsules or tablets in the U.S. and other parts of the world.

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The Heart Herbs: Hawthorn and Garlic

Posted May 13, 2013

Garlic may be the world’s most respected medicinal plant–not only does it have thousands of years of historical medicinal usage, but it has also been the subject of numerous research studies published in 1100 scientific articles, of which there have also been about 258 research studies on the cardiovascular effects of garlic, which represents a major amount of research.

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Give your heart a valentine: Pretty, red Hawthorn berries boost cardiac health

Posted February 6, 2013

There is a health craze that is good for the heart and it’s called the red Hawthorn berries. Hawthorn berries (Crateagus oxycanthus) boosts cardiac health aside from preventing cardiac arrhythmia, congestive heart failure, high blood pressure and angina. Having been used for hundreds of years or as far back as the first century, Hawthorn berries have proven to be the leading herb when it comes to heart problems and blood circulatory issues.

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Hawthorn for the Heart

Posted January 29, 2013

The best-known herb for the heart in western herbalism is Hawthorn, which is a small tree or shrub that grows throughout the northern hemisphere. The fruits, flowers, and leaves are processed into tinctures and other kinds of extracts available in capsules or tablets in the U.S. and other parts of the world.

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Enjoy the health benefits of cinnamon

Posted April 30, 2012

Most people tend to associate cinnamon with holiday foods such as pumpkin pie or eggnog. The truth is that cinnamon can be used all year round in a wide variety of foods and dishes. It contains many vitamins and minerals and therefore comes with a great deal of health benefits, ranging from being an all-natural anti inflammatory to being able to assist with lowering blood sugar levels.

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Dosage Key to Zinc’s Immune Health Benefits

Posted April 30, 2012

Zinc supplements touted for immune and other benefits are most effective when their dosages reflect the clinical studies showing beneficial results, and Consumerlab.com has found not all zinc supplements on the market are accomplishing such dosing. As part of its relatively small survey, the company purchased popular zinc supplements from retail stores and tested their contents, comparing results with dosages shown to work in clinical trials on immune benefits.

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Benefits of Sage: 5 Ways to Use Sage as Medicine

Posted April 30, 2012

Sage is not your ordinary herb. Like many in the mint family, sage (Salvia officinalis) has a distinct scent and hardiness that allows it to bloom year after year. Sage leaves are grayish-green due to the fine white hairs that cover the leaves. The leaves feel soft, almost velvety and emit a spicy, yet pleasant aroma when bruised. These leaves have healing properties and can be used for a variety of health concerns.

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Benefits of Sunflower Seeds

Posted April 30, 2012

Sunflower seeds contain a wealth of health promoting nutrients which are ideal for a healthy snack. They a readily available in supermarkets and health food shops and are relatively cheap to buy. They have a mild nutty flavor and their texture is firm but tender at the same time. They are relatively high in calories if large amounts are consumed but ideally they are eaten in small quantities as a snack to stem off hunger.

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Yoga, Is it for You?

Posted April 30, 2012

Yoga is one of the oldest practices in history used for self-development. People have practiced yoga for over five thousand years. It originated in India and was created by an Indian sage named Pantajali. He said that through the practice of the yoga sutras, one could gain insight into one’s own physical, mental, emotional and spiritual state of being.

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Central Channel Meditation

Posted April 30, 2012

Central channel meditation is a Taoist meditation technique many thousands of years old. In this meditation, the focus is on energy and being aware of how energy moves through the body. Energy is believed to flow through chakras in the body.

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