Silymarin helps to fight cancer, liver disease plus many metabolic disorders

milk thistle with other herbs

(NaturalHealth365) According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the number of cancer deaths in the United States nearly tripled between 1950 and 2011, increasing from 210,733 fatalities per year to 576,691.  Unfortunately, natural (cancer cell killing) substances like, silymarin have been largely ignored by the mainstream media and Western medicine. The …

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What is the difference between an herbal decoction and an infusion?

herb infusion - decoction

Herbal Preparations: Infusion or Decoction? While they may not realize, most people infuse an herb (an infusion) without thinking about it and call it herb tea. They put a tea ball or a tea bag in a cup of boiling hot water and steep (steep – to soak in water to extract a component of …

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How To Make and Use Dandelion Flower Infused Oil

dandelion- the first bee food of spring

Dandelion flower infused oil is a “spring thing”. Just be sure to leave some flowers for the bees! Dandelion flowers just grow anywhere and everywhere! For some inexplicable reason, people want them eradicated from their yard, I have never understood why. The broad sweeping green of lawn is simply uninteresting and bland without the presence …

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Emerging From Winter With Herbs

emerging from winter with herbs Kale

We are writing from different places, with different climates and different experiences.  But the awakening of Spring stirs something in each of us.  And we make our preparations, whether from a Lenten fast, Passover, a week-long cleanse or just the venture out to harvest the wild greens we have been craving. LadyBarbara wrote Skunk Cabbage: …

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