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A Few Tips About Alisma (Water-Plantain)…

A Few Tips About Alisma (Water-Plantain)…

While several subspecies of alisma (a.k.a. water-plantain), are found worldwide, all have similar medicinal uses. The leaves can be used externally to treat bruises and swellings. It is famous in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) as a Yin Tonfying herb commonly added...

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Behind The Scenes With Burdock…

Behind The Scenes With Burdock…

Burdock is well known for its blood-cleansing properties. Behind the scenes, burdock also has a story to tell that reveals more about its history and use. For example:Burdock is native to Europe and Northern Asia. It is now cultivated in China, Japan, the Philippines,...

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Arnica East and West…

Arnica East and West…

Arnica has been used as a medicine since the 1500s. As it is toxic, it is typically applied topically or used internally only in homeopathic remedies that use extremely diluted amounts of the herb and are considered safe for internal use. In the West, arnica is...

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5 Facts About Jasmine…

5 Facts About Jasmine…

Jasmine is one of the world’s most popular scents. Here Are Five Facts About Jasmine That You Might Not Know About: Jasmine is a sacred herb, identified in India, China, and Buddhism as a symbol of purity, spiritual awakening, and love. Jasmine attracts bees,...

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King Herb For Moving Qi/Energy!

King Herb For Moving Qi/Energy!

Bupleurum is a bitter herb used in the West and East to treat various digestive and liver disorders. It is even called the King Herb for Moving Qi/Energy. A symbol of energy and balance, this herb is remarkable for harmonizing conditions that present with both chills...

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Five Key Facts About Rhodiola…

Five Key Facts About Rhodiola…

Rhodiola is most commonly found growing wild in Siberia. It likes cold, mountainous regions. Rhodiola rosea is one of 90 Rhodiola species, 60 of which are found in China, and 30 of which are found in Tibet. Here Are Five Key Facts About Rhodiola: It is known to...

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Unexpected Uses For Agrimony…

Unexpected Uses For Agrimony…

Famous for treating wounds and injuries, Agrimony, a native to the Northern Hemisphere, is found in North America, England, Europe, North Africa, and Asia, and certain areas of southern Scotland.   Let’s explore a few unexpected uses for this important wound-healing...

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Five Key Facts About Gardenia…

Five Key Facts About Gardenia…

Gardenia is one of the world’s most beautiful blossoms, famous for its scent and associated with purity. Did you know it is also an important medicinal herb? Here are 5 Facts About Gardenia You May Not Be Aware Of: 200 different species, mostly hybrids. Gardenia...

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3 Medicinal Facts About Abalone…

3 Medicinal Facts About Abalone…

Sure, abalone is a popular seafood for those who like shellfish. But did you know… 3 Medicinal Facts About Abalone:Abalone seafood contains only 1% cholesterol. Far less than most foods on typical daily diets. Abalone shell is also high in nutrients, including calcium...

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Start Fresh Using Mugwort

Start Fresh Using Mugwort

Mugwort has many applications, including being closely associated with dreams, women’s health, and protecting people from ghosts, or things from the past that need to be released. As you prepare to enter the new year, this herb will help you get better sleep or let go...

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Peony For Calming Post-Holiday Stress…

Peony For Calming Post-Holiday Stress…

Peony is famous the world over for its beautiful flowers. Besides their beauty, the petals are edible and the roots of Paeoniae lactiflorae are medicinal. White peony is the root with the bark removed to reveal the whitish interior and red peony is the same root with...

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Peace, Celebration, and Frankincense…

Peace, Celebration, and Frankincense…

Frankincense is one of the world’s great healing herbs. Popularly used as an essential oil, it is also widely used in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) as an important Blood Moving, wound-healing, and calming herb. In many traditions, it is used as an incense to...

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Hawthorn: Winter Berries, Spring Blossoms.

Hawthorn: Winter Berries, Spring Blossoms.

Hawthorn is one of nature’s gifts in the winter, as that is when its berries become ripe. This is a boon for animals, birds, and people as it provides a fresh food source when most other plants are hibernating. Both the leaves and the berries of the Hawthorn are...

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Hyssop: An Herb For The Metal Phase Or Element

Hyssop: An Herb For The Metal Phase Or Element

In TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), the Lungs (Yin) are paired with the Large Intestines (Yang) as the Metal Phase or Element Systems. Hyssop effectively treats both respiratory and large intestine conditions. It soothes sore throats and treats colds and flu,...

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5 Truths About Oranges And Orange Peels

5 Truths About Oranges And Orange Peels

We all know that in the West oranges are recognized for their high vitamin C content and antioxidant properties. Orange trees are believed to be native to China. So here are 5 truths about oranges and orange peels from the East: Tangerines and oranges are auspicious...

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The Healing Magic Of Bees

The Healing Magic Of Bees

Honey, royal jelly, and bee pollen are the products of honey bees (genus Apis) using the nectar from flowers. Royal jelly is a thick whitish glandular secretion produced by worker bees as the sole food for the queen bee. Unlike honey, it is bitter-tasting. Among its...

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5 Unexpected Properties Of Licorice

5 Unexpected Properties Of Licorice

Considered second only to Ginseng, licorice is one of the world’s most revered herbs for healing and tonifying. It is the most frequently used herb in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine). Here are 5 reasons why… Licorice has important antimicrobial effects. It helps to...

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A South African Healing Plant…

A South African Healing Plant…

Lion’s tail is native to South Africa.  It is known for its medicinal and mild psychoactive properties. Traditionally, it has been used to treat tuberculosis, jaundice, high blood pressure, and diabetes, and as a compress to treat snake bites. South Africans also use...

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