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Five Unexpected Medicinal Uses For Bamboo…

Five Unexpected Medicinal Uses For Bamboo…

Bamboo is a cultural icon in China and Asia. It is used as a food, medicine, building material, sacred icon, and, much more. It is the world’s fastest-growing plant, with some varieties growing up to 2 inches per hour. Here are Five Unexpected Medicinal Uses for...

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Three Tips For Using Biota Leaf…

Three Tips For Using Biota Leaf…

Especially known for helping to stop bleeding, Biota leaf has other applications that are also effective and important to know about.  Here Are Three Tips For Using Biota Leaf: The twigs and leaves are commonly used in formulas with barley sprouts to treat depression...

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Soothing Biota Seeds…

Soothing Biota Seeds…

The biota tree, also called Chinese arborvitae, translates as “Tree of Life,” and includes several varieties named “biota”. The seeds and leaves of Platycladi orientalis are used as medicine. Each has several key and unique healing functions. Biota seeds are used...

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Yerba Mansa – A Few Key Attributes…

Yerba Mansa – A Few Key Attributes…

The herb has a shallow level of toxicity making it useful for treating many conditions. It has been compared to the herb goldenseal as it has similar uses, though yerba mansa is considered safer. It has a different chemical makeup. Compared to Uva Ursi, yerba mansa is...

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Three Facts About Willow Tree

Three Facts About Willow Tree

  The willow tree is famous for its long drooping blade-like leaves. Its bark and leaves are used as medicine for easing pain and reducing inflammation. Here are three facts about willow bark that you may not know: The willow tree is native to China. The tree is...

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Bright As A Sunflower!

Bright As A Sunflower!

  Sunflowers are an icon of happiness and optimism. They reach upward towards the sun and turn their flowers to follow its course across the sky. Sunflower seeds and oil are a heart-healthy choice. They contain many nutrients and phytochemicals that help to lower...

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Trichosanthes

Trichosanthes

  Trichosanthes is one of the 50 Fundamental Herbs in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). It is often used to treat Hot, Damp conditions associated with digestive and respiratory imbalances, such as diabetes, lung infections with sore throat, wheezing, and thick,...

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Three Little-Known Facts About Rehmannia…

Three Little-Known Facts About Rehmannia…

  Rehmannia is a culinary and medicinal herb famous for supporting longevity, Nourishing Blood, Yin, and Jing (Essence). It has long been used in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) for its healing attributes. Here Are Three Facts You Might Not Know About...

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Pulsatilla – Used East and West…

Pulsatilla – Used East and West…

Pulsatilla is an herb used in both the East and West. In the West, the aerial parts of the plant are typically used and in the East, the roots. The whole aerial part of the herb is acrid, pungent, and warm, whereas the roots are bitter and cold. While there are about...

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Surprising Facts About Lilac…

Surprising Facts About Lilac…

Lilacs are one of the world’s beloved flowers with a lovely spring scent and delicate purple blossoms, though some varieties can be white. It is a culinary and medicinal herb full of magic and protective properties. Here are a few facts about lilac you might not have...

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Three Ways To Use Reishi…

Three Ways To Use Reishi…

Reishi mushrooms are a famous medicinal and tonic mushroom used in Asia to promote longevity and health. Unlike many other medicinal mushrooms, reishi is bitter and tough and therefore not popular for culinary dishes. Rather it is saved for making medicinal teas,...

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Five Facts About Rhubarb…

Five Facts About Rhubarb…

There is more to rhubarb than delicious pies! Here are 5 unexpected facts about rhubarb you may not have known about: Rhubarb is classified as both a fruit and a vegetable. Although it was classified as one of a handful of perennial vegetables on the planet, in 1947...

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Hops, Not Just For Making Beer!

Hops, Not Just For Making Beer!

Yes, hops are famous the world over for making beer. But hops also contain important healing attributes. Here are 4 facts about this ancient herb that you might not know: Hops contain 67% protein. Archeological evidence confirms hops have been used for making...

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Five Keys Aspects OF Figwort…

Five Keys Aspects OF Figwort…

Figwort (A.K.A. scrofula) is an important healing herb with a surprising number of applications and properties. Here Are Five Key Aspects To Know About Figwort: Figwort is an excellent example of an herb that promotes cleansing not through elimination but through...

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Unexpected Healing Attributes of Earthworms!

Unexpected Healing Attributes of Earthworms!

Earthworms have been used for thousands of years by many cultures worldwide to treat seizures caused by high fevers, prevent anemia post-pregnancy, and ease the pain of arthritic joints. Western science has confirmed earthworm’s ability to lower blood pressure and...

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Discover Chinese Water Lily or Lotus

Discover Chinese Water Lily or Lotus

The Chinese water lily (Nelumbo nucifera) is also often called lotus (though, while both plants are in the same family Nymphaeaceae, they are different species of plants.) It has been used for thousands of years in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) to help stop...

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Five Important Uses for Cattail

Five Important Uses for Cattail

The two most commonly harvested cattail plants are Tyhpa angustifolia and T. latifolia. T. angustifolia is slightly smaller in size than T. latifolia.  Both plants have similar structures and properties. Here are Five Important Uses For Cattail: Cattails, especially...

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