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The Weed with Serious Flower Power

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Hint: You probably think of it as a nuisance. They pop up in your yard in all the wrong places and you’ve probably thrown many away without a second thought. Far from just a pesky weed, this plant contains secret stock piles of phytonutrients and has some seriously amazing health benefits. In fact, the entire plant can be used for health and healing, from its yellow leaves all the way Read More

A Taste of Summer

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Cold brews that detoxify and heal. Many folks enjoy drinking refreshing tea in the summertime, but I advise that you steer clear of some of the most common choices. Sweet teas, as you’d assume, are loaded with sugar. The green and black variety should also be avoided, as an increasing body of studies have shown them to be more likely to be contaminated with aluminum fluoride from pesticides and fertilizers. Read More

Summer Self Health Checkup

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Take extra care of your heart and GI tract this season. Summer is hot—but not in the way you might think. This time of year is especially taxing on your organs. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, when the “fire” of your heart becomes out of balance because impaired kidneys (the “water” element) are not keeping it cooled, your heart produces hot flashes, night sweats, and palpitations. You also become uneasy, Read More