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50 Most Highly Recommended Herbal Remedies: Coffee

Scientific name: Coffea canephora, C. arabica Distribution: C. canephora is predominantly found in Western and sub-Saharan Africa; C. arabica is predominantly found in Southwestern Ethiopia, Southeastern…

36 Top Fat Burning Foods and More

If you’re overweight, you are not a bad person. You’re simply overweight. But it’s important to lose the extra pounds so you’ll look good, feel healthier and develop a sense of pride and…

20 Herbs That Can Fight Cancer

1 ASTRAGALUS (Huang Qi): A Chinese herb; an immune system booster, known to stimulate body’s natural production of interferon. It also helps the immune system identify rogue cells. Work with…

50 Most Highly Recommended Herbal Remedies: Chaste tree

Scientific name: Vitex agnus-castus Distribution: native to the Mediterranean; can also be found in Africa. Health benefits: The ripe berries of the chaste tree have been known to have properties…

50 Most Highly Recommended Herbal Remedies: Chamomile

Scientific name: Matricaria recutita Distribution: found in Europe and the temperate regions of Western Asia, North America, and Australia Health benefits: German chamomile is known as the “cure-all…

Wilted Greens with Garlic

  4 servings Ingredients 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 clove garlic, finely chopped 1 lb. spinach, washed and stemmed, or 1 lb. Swiss chard, washed, stems sliced, leaves torn salt & freshly ground…

Sicilian-Style Broccoli

4 servings Ingredients 1 bunch broccoli (1 1/4 lbs.) 2 tsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. capers, rinsed 1 clove garlic, finely chopped salt & freshly ground black pepper to taste   Instructions…

50 Most Highly Recommended Herbal Remedies: Cat’s claw

Cat’s claw Scientific name: Uncaria guianensis Distribution: native to the tropical jungles of South and Central America Health Benefits of Una de Gato (Cat's Claw): Great for Smokers, Autoimmu……

50 Most Highly Recommended Herbal Remedies: Boswellia

  Boswellia Scientific name: Boswellia sacra Distribution: common in North-East Africa and the Southern Arabian Peninsula; can also be found in India and other parts of Asia. Health benefits:…

50 Most Highly Recommended Herbal Remedies: Black Cohosh

Black cohosh Scientific name: Actaea racemosa Distribution: Amost common in Eastern North America Health benefits: Black cohosh was traditionally used by Native Americans promote good female health.…

50 Most Highly Recommended Herbal Remedies: Bitter orange

Bitter Orange Scientific name: Citrus aurantium Distribution: Asia and the Mediterranean; also thrives in South America Health benefits: Bitter orange was traditionally used to treat: constipation,…

50 Most Highly Recommended Herbal remedies: Billberry

Billberry Scientific name: Vaccinium myrtillus Distribution: temperate and subartic regions; most of Europe Health benefits: The leaves of the bilberry have been traditionally used to: Make capillaries…

50 Most Highly Recommended Home Remedies: Astragalus

Astragalus Scientific name: Astragalus propinquus, A. membranaceus Distribution: native to the temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere Health benefits: Ancient Chinese cultures used astragalus…

50 Most Highly Recommended Herbal Remedies: Aloe Vera

Aloe vera Scientific name: Aloe vera Distribution: arid climates; native to India and Africa Health benefits: This plant has been traditionally used for its medicinal properties as early as 4th…