Health Benefits Of Licorice Root

health benefits of licorice root

There is nothing more distinct than the taste of licorice. This flavorful candy comes in black and red. While black licorice is a love hate relationship, you may be surprised to know that it doesn’t contain any actual licorice root. Would it surprise you to know that there are health benefits to licorice root? The …

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12 Herbs to Grow Indoors in the Winter

The old world had to grow food during the natural seasons that were common to them. Today we call it seasonal eating. And thankfully new techniques have given people the ability to achieve more in and around their home. It is very rewarding to learn to grow herbs yourself. Below I will show you 12 …

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Frankfurt’s Famous Green Sauce

Frankfurts Green Sauce

Frankfurt’s Green Sauce Recipe What exactly is Frankfurter Grüne Soße? In Germany green sauce is known as Frankfurter Grüne Soße. It is a traditional dish in Frankfurt and Hessen. The cold herb sauce consists of sour cream, boiled eggs, spices, and of course, herbs. In Frankfurt dialect, this recipe for sour cream and herbs is …

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How to use burdock to help reduce pain from arthritis

arctium lappa burdock leaves

This well-known root has used for its anti-inflammatory properties for over 500 years, but it wasn’t until recent years that science has finally discovered the secrets behind its effectiveness. Tests have shown that burdock root can reduce the appearance of proteins that trigger inflammatory response in damaged tissues.

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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