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White Peony for Women

White Peony’s history of medicinal use in China dates back at least 1500 years. It is one of the key herbs used to make “four things soup”, a female tonic used to relieve cramping, pain, and dizziness. Traditionally it is said that women who regularly take the herb become “as radiant as the flower itself”. Key actions…Read More

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Relaxing Effects of Hops

The bitter taste of hops, well known to beer drinkers, largely accounts for this herb’s ability to strengthen and stimulate digestion. Hops are also a sedative and valuable remedy for sleeplessness and excitability.  Key Actions of Hops: Sedative Antispasmodic Soporific The bitter principles as a whole stimulate the digestive system, increasing gastric secretions. The herb is used mostly for…Read More

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Lessen Anxiety, Stress, & Panic Disorders Naturally

What happens to the body when suffering from anxiety and or stress? A panic attack is an instance when the body’s natural “fight or flight” reaction occurs at the wrong time. This is a complex involuntary physiological response in which the body prepares to deal with an emergency situation. Stress causes the body to produce more…Read More

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Head Cold Relief & Benefits of Catnip

This is a “plan ahead” recipe from the South Jersey Chapter of the American Herbalist Guild to help relieve the symptoms of a head cold. 1 quart jar and lid 16 ounces of Organic Honey (preferably local) 16 ounces of Apple Cider Vinegar 30 sprigs of Mint 30 sprigs of Thyme 3 springs of Catnip…Read More

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Immune Boosting Winter Tonic Recipe

Winter is coming. But fear not, this natural winter tonic recipe is a great way to help battle those pesky winter colds and boost the immune system. Ingredients: 1 Cup of cut Horseradish ( 3 roots sliced thin) 2l large Onions sliced 8 cloves of Garlic minced 1 small sized Ginger Root minced ¼ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper 4 cups Apple Cider Vinegar Store…Read More

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Sinus Reliever and Sore Throat Tea Recipes

Sinus Reliever 1 cup warm water 1 tablespoon raw local honey 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 crushed garlic clove 2 tablespoons lemon juice ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ½ teaspoon turmeric Enjoy!  Sore Throat Tea 2 tablespoons local honey 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar dash of cinnamon 2 tablespoons lemon juice add to your favorite tea, I like to add it to “Traditional Medicinal” sore throat…Read More

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Medicinal St. John’s Wort

St. John’s Wort was a folk remedy for treating insanity in the Middle Ages. Traditionally St. John’s Wort was thought to heal wounds and treat “down heartedness”, but in the 19th century the herb fell into disuse. Recent research brought it back into prominence as a valuable remedy for nervous exhaustion and depression. In medieval Europe, St. Johns Wort was thought to…Read More

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“Skin Booster” Smoothie Recipe

This “Skin Booster” recipe will help your skin look it’s very best! ½ Cucumber 1 Banana ½ cup Blueberries 1 cup Spinach ½ bunch Parsley 1 inch of Ginger Root 1 tsp Hemp or Chia seeds 1 cup of Coconut water Blend and enjoy!

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Natural Flu Shot Recipe

As fall approaches this “Natural Flu Shot” is a fantastic recipe that can be taken at the first sign of illness. 1 Tablespoon Burdock Root1 Tablespoon Nettle1 Tablespoon Milk Thistle Let these herbs simmer on low with 2 cups water. I prefer to brew the herbs in a tea ball. This is a tea base you will…Read More

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Powerful Rosemary

A powerful healer that brings clarity!  According to folklore Rosemary originally had white flowers; until turning red after the Virgin Mary laid her cloak on the brush. Since the time of ancient Greece (1000 B.C.) Rosemary was burned as incense. Later cultures believed it warded off Devils, a practice that eventually became adopted by the sick, who…Read More