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Lobelia-Uses

Ancient and Modern Lobelia Uses

Send to Kindle Lobelia is a genus of flowering plants that includes more than 400 unique species. Many of these plants have found a place in our gardens. With their thick bunches of cascading blooms, they’re a welcome sight in the flowerbed. Lobelia is also right at home on the medicine shelf. Traditional medicine has […]

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Can Lobelia Seeds Help You to Quit Smoking?

Send to Kindle Lobelia is a large annual or biennial herb, with a green and violet stem, green and yellow leaves, and sparse violet blue and pale yellow flowers. Lobelia has earned two fascinating nicknames: “Indian Tobacco” and “puke weed.” Lobelia seeds and leaves have a history of medicinal and recreational usage, some relating to […]

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Risks of Dehydration? No More After These 5 Tips

Send to Kindle Since water is tasteless, for some people it might be difficult to reach to the 8-glasses-per-day requirement. So, drink in these five tips to add more drops of excitement to your daily carafe! Dunk in fruit slices Why don’t you try to infuse your water with anything healthy and flavorful? Fresh fruits, […]

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Ancient Ally: Ashwagandha

By Erin Stokes, ND (ADVERTORIAL) – Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is an ancient ally that has been utilized and revered in India for thousands of years. In the traditional Indian system of medicine, Ayurveda, this humble looking plant is considered a rasayana, a restorative tonic that increases health and longevity.  Ayurveda, a Sanskrit word, literally […]

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Using Lavender Essential Oil for Sleeping

Send to Kindle Everyone wants a good night’s rest, right? It’s imperative for overall good physical and physiological health and well-being. But oftentimes, many people struggle with falling asleep or staying asleep throughout the entire night. Lack of sleep can be a symptom of stress, busy schedule or other life-factors. But look beyond prescription medication […]

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6 Impossible To Ignore Benefits of Myrrh Essential Oil

Send to Kindle Maybe you’ve heard about myrrh only in the context of the New Testament story about three wise men and their gifts of “gold, frankincense, and myrrh.” Or maybe you’ve seen the name show in some of your favorite essential oil blends (myrrh has a deep, earthy, almost licorice-y scent). But what is […]

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