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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]