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Use These Nasal Sprays in Response to Seasonal Blooms

Send to Kindle When spring comes, trees bud and flowers bloom. But what’s great for making the world go round can be a doozy on the allergies! There are over-the-counter allergy medicines that have stood the test of time. However, what your body really craves for sinus challenges are fresh herbs. Thankfully there are nasal […]

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3 Essential Oils for Springtime Challenges

Send to Kindle Spring is the season of renewal. Snow melts, temperatures rise, and flowers bloom. But with plant and pollen particles floating through the air, some find it hard to enjoy springtime’s beauty. If you suffer from uncomfortable responses to pollen, you may benefit from using certain essential oils. Lavender, frankincense, and eucalyptus have […]

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Potential Health Benefits of the Meadowsweet Plant

While modern science has deemed some historic health practices as unpopular (such as medicinal leeches for bloodletting therapy), other natural-based, traditional remedies are still used in modern medicine as much as they were thousands of years ago. One such helpful herb, the meadowsweet plant, has been harvested and valued by herbalists, housewives, and […]

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California Poppy Uses for Your Health & Garden

California poppy (Eschscholzia californica) is the state flower of California and features fresh green leaves and golden orange flowers. Each spring these flowers dot the hills of the west coast and grow in home gardeners’ flower beds and naturally in the wild. The California poppy is protected by the state, meaning it cannot […]

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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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