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15 Medicinal Plants And Herbs From The Cherokee People Photo credit: bigstock.com If you love natural medicine, and you love discovering new plants or herbs to help heal your body naturally, then this article is for you. Some of the best healing plants come to us through traditional Cherokee healers. Using plants to treat common illnesses or injuries has been around for centuries as there were no “doctors” or pharmaceuticals. Somehow, the Cherokee people thrived. This is only further proof that, in most cases, we only need what Mother Nature has so generously provided. Outsmart Your Allergies Allergies can be miserable. With allergy season upon us, it’s important to start supporting the immune system before the first pollen surge hits. What you may not know is that the root cause of your allergies may not be environmental. According to Ayurveda, allergies are caused by chronic digestive imbalances that compromise immunity by congesting digestive-related lymph. Most digestive issues can be traced back to the impact of stress on the intestinal wall, causing the first signs of inflammation and lymph congestion. The lymphatic system carries the bulk of the body’s immunity and is easily congested as a result of digestive stress.

20 Health Benefits of Turmeric Last updated on September 4, 2015 Over the years, researchers have been learning more and more about the health benefits of turmeric and its active component, curcumin. It’s been eight years since we first published the 20 Health Benefits of Turmeric and I decided that it’s time for an update with links to the latest studies. Turmeric has been used for over 2500 years in India.

18 of Nature’s Most Powerful Medicinal Plants (Part of an Exclusive WebEcoist Series on Amazing Trees, Plants, Forests and Flowers) From marijuana to catnip, there are hundreds of remarkably common herbs, flowers, berries and plants that serve all kinds of important medicinal and health purposes that might surprise you: anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, insect repellent, antiseptic, expectorant, antibacterial, detoxification, fever reduction, antihistamine and pain relief. Here are eighteen potent medical plants you're likely to find in the wild – or even someone's backyard – that can help with minor injuries, scrapes, bites and pains.

Most Amazing Miniature Food Artworks by Shay Aaron Shay Aaron is a brilliant artist from Israel who makes the most astonishing miniature food jewelry. These foodstuffs look so beautiful that we would desire to eat them. Actually, there’s a whole market out there for miniature food. Not actual stuff you can eat, but beautifully hand made designs of steaks, burgers, pies, vegetables, eggs and pretty much food artworks you can think of. Comments Chickweed Herb Uses and Medicinal Properties Stellaria media, Stellaria pubera Other Names: Common Chickweeds, Star Chickweed, Mouse-ear Chickweed Chickweed Herbal, Edible and Medicinal Uses Chickweeds are medicinal and edible plants. They are very nutritious, high in vitamins and minerals, can be added to salads or cooked as a pot herb, tasting somewhat like spinach.

Your Liver: Understanding The Keys To Health You can’t live without it — not even when hooked up to the most amazing machines doctors and scientists have ever created. If your liver fails and you don’t receive a transplant, you die. Among its most important jobs, the liver works in conjunction with your digestive system to help properly digest all three primary macro-nutrients: fats, proteins, and carbohydrates. It also works diligently to detox your body and keep you in homeostasis by cleansing and detoxifying almost two quarts of blood every minute. Understanding how your liver works is one of the primary keys to unlocking vibrant health.

The 29 Healthiest Foods on the Planet Fruits 01. Apricots The Power: Beta-carotene, which helps prevent free-radical damage and protect the eyes. The body also turns beta-carotene into vitamin A, which may help ward off some cancers, especially of the skin. Significance and Location of the 7 Chakras and Diseases associated with them Given below are the details of the the location, significance and color of the 7 chakras in the Human body. Root Chakra or Muladhara Chakra The 1st Chakra is known as the ‘Root’, ‘Base’ or ‘Muladhara’ Chakra. The Mooladhara or Root Chakra is located at the base of the spine and groin and is associated with adrenals, kidneys, muscles and blood. The base chakra is said to be the seat of our procreation, survival and base instincts. The Base or Root Chakra is associated with the color red.

TURMERIC (Curcuma): Uses, Benefits, Side-effects? TURMERIC (Curcuma Longa): Benefits, Uses and Virtues of Turmeric? Medicinal properties? Dosage? Side-effects of Turmeric? Origins, Composition, Expert opinions, Combination with other plants and more information on Turmeric (Curcuma Longa). Over the past several years, numerous studies have emerged on the benefits of Turmeric and on its anti-cancerous preventative properties. Little Known Secrets Of The Healthiest Diet In The World The Japanese diet is the healthiest diet in the world. First, the facts. Japanese men and women live longer than everyone else on the face of the earth.Japanese Women – 86 years average Men – 79 years averageAmerican Women – 80 years average Men – 75 years average Japanese live an average of 75 healthy years disability free. Japanese obesity rate is 3%, lower than everyone else on the face of the earth. The sushi.

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