Green Mung Bean Health Benefits

The green mung bean is originally from India and may also be known as the green gram, golden gram and chop suey bean. Green mung bean sprouts are often used in salads and stir-frys. Ayurvedic Yogi recommends a mono diet of green mung soup for several days or more as a deep detox for your body. Traditional Chinese Medicine […]

Herbal Alternatives to Antibiotics

Learn how to improve your health naturally! Learn about herbal alternatives to antibiotics, how to obtain them and how to use them.

WHITE PINE (Pinus strobus) ~ LuminEarth’s Guide to Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants

Names:  Eastern White Pine, Northern Pine, Northern White Pine, Pin Blanc, Pinus strobus, Soft Pine, Weymouth Pine, Weymouths Keifer, Weymouthtall, White Pine Appearance:  The White Pine (Pinus strobus) is a coniferous evergreen tree.  It’s trunk is tall and stright and the needles are blue-green.  Young trees are conical shaped, but as the trees age they develop […]

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) – FREE Online Guide to Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Other Names:  Bitterwort, Blow-ball, Cankerwort, Clockflower,  Doonheadclock, Irish Daisy, Lion’s Tooth, Piss-in-Bed, Pissinlit, Priest’s Crown,  Pu Gong Ying, Puffball, Swine’s Snout, Taraxacum officinale, Taraxaci herba, Taraxaci radix cum herba, Telltime, Yellow Gowan, Wild Endive Leaves:  Dandelion leaf tea is an excellent diuretic and can be used to help relieve cystitis, fluid retention, […]

Pokeweed (Phytolacca Americana) ~ LuminEarth’s Guide to Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants

POKEWEED (Phytolacca Americana) Other Names: American Nightshade, Cancer Root, Inkberry, Pigeon Berry, Poke, Poke Salad, Poke Sallet, Pokeberry, Pokeroot, Pokeweed, Skoke, Virginia Poke Visit Our FREE Online Guide to Wild Edible & Medicinal Plants Pokeweed is a robust perennial potherb that usually grows 4 to 12 feet tall, then dies back to the root during […]

Hydrogen Peroxide for Colds and Flu

From what we have read, hydrogen peroxide works quite well and is supposed to be effective 80% of the time, especially if done when the symptoms first appear. While it seems contrary to what we have been taught about colds and flu we know quite a few people who have tried it with great success. […]

For Healthy, Happy Kids…Outside Play is a Must!

It’s tempting to allow kids to play on the computer instead of in the yard. It may even seem safer. But we are protecting our kids too much?

Natural Ways to Beat the Flu

By Jyll Renee’, Master Herbologist Many people suffer one bout after another of colds and flu during winter months,  generally because the inner strength or “chi” is weakened. What to do if you get the flu: Tinctures and teas should be kept by the bedside of the patient. Eating is not important, but fluid intake […]

I’ve Never Told Anyone That My Great Grandmother Was A Slave: A Crazy Autism Parent Speaks

  Beautifully written, this is a true story of a young mother’s journey to truth via free thinking while raising an autistic child.  Learn from Amy’s experience and research some truths about vaccines, the medical industry, and much more… I’VE NEVER TOLD ANYONE THAT MY GREAT GRANDMOTHER WAS A SLAVE: A CRAZY AUTISM PARENT SPEAKS by […]

Taking Antibiotics? Tips to Aid Your Health and Healing

Antibiotics are a commonly prescribed remedy for adults and children alike.  Unfortunately, most people do not understand exactly how antibiotics work.  Antibiotics not only destroy “bad” bacteria, but affect many other aspects of the body as well causing imbalance and upset in several systems.  Fortunately, steps can be taken during and after antibiotic treatment to help maintain […]

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