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Homeopathy — take a look

May 19, 2013

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by Pamela Davis —  Homeopathy is a safe, effective and inexpensive solution for many first-aid conditions and its treatments belong in every home’s first-aid kit. They also are a must for every hiker, backpacker and camper’s equipment. Homeopathy can be the answer in an emergency situation. Take the case of someone who, while working in […]

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The role of herbs throughout time

April 22, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco — Herbs have played a huge role in healing throughout the centuries, and one of the major contributors has been Egyptian medicine, which has provided some of the oldest documented remedies. From the 33rd century B.C. until the Persian invasion in 525 B.C., Egyptian medical practices were highly advanced for the […]

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The healing powers of estafiate

January 5, 2013

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by Kiva Rose —  They have come from all over to learn the medicine of this restored river canyon. On a guided plant walk through the lush river woodland, they point to vines, twisting tree trunks and bright flowers, inquiring about the use of each. The rich smell of cottonwood leaves and wild mint mingles […]

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Aloe vera: A cure all?

August 5, 2012

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by Becky (R.L.) Coffield —  Who has not reached for aloe vera lotion or gel to ease the pain of a burn? This amazing plant’s medicinal properties extend well beyond being a balm for burns, however. Found in many homes and yards here in the Southwest, the aloe vera plant, actually an herb, is brimming […]

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Amazing, regenerating emu oil

February 25, 2012

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by Julia Busch —  The range of reported benefits from a food by-product — the oil obtained from the fat of the six-foot emu (a bird related to the ostrich) — seems miraculous. The oil quickly and deeply penetrates into the skin to diminish fine lines, reduce the appearance of age spots, lessen under-eye puffiness […]

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