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Pour yourself a cup of tea, pull up a chair, and let’s chat about plant medicines — how to use them, how to grow them, and how to make them in your own kitchen. I’m delighted to be sharing this wisdom about Green Medicine with you, and I’m eager to hear about your discoveries, too.

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The Top 3 Natural Medicines for Autumn

The Top 3 Natural Medicines for Autumn

Judith Boice, ND, LAc, FABNO As the nights grow longer and the days colder, we naturally turn inward and spend more time in quieter activities. In Scandinavia, people take out their favorite sweaters and speak of hygge, happiness that comes from closeness, having more...

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Flu-Proof: 8 Steps to Boost Your Immune System

Flu-Proof: 8 Steps to Boost Your Immune System

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure – and that is particularly true in cold and flu season. Whether or not you “catch” a cold depends on the strength of the virus or bacteria and the health of your immune system. The intersection of these two major factors...

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Recipe for Catching a Cold

Recipe for Catching a Cold

Although we refer to “catching” a cold, the truth is that we are surrounded by viruses all the time. Whether or not the viruses take hold in our bodies depends on two major factors: How virulent (“strong”) the virus is How weakened our immune system is The following...

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Five Essential Oils for Peaceful Sleep

Five Essential Oils for Peaceful Sleep

Over one-third of the people who visit a doctor’s office have sleep issues, yet they rarely mention these problems, and doctors rarely ask. Essential oils can be powerful natural allies in improving your sleep.

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8 Most Common Food Allergens

8 Most Common Food Allergens

8 MOST COMMON FOOD ALLERGIES Dairy (milk, cheese, yoghurt, cottage cheese, etc.) Eggs Peanuts Tree nuts, like walnuts, almonds, pine nuts, brazil nuts, and pecans Soy Wheat and other grains with gluten, including barley, rye, and oats. Finned fish (e.g. tuna, salmon,...

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Tips for Staying Healthy: Cold and Flu Season

Far from being a passive victim snagged by viruses and bacteria, you can significantly reduce your chances of becoming ill by cultivating health during cold and flu season. Just as bugs tend to attack weakened plants in the garden, so do bacteria and viruses "invade"...

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