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Colds and flu season

November 13, 2013

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by Joanne Henning Tedesco —  With flu season here, alternative treatments are your best options. Many conventional flu medicines are not effective in treating the flu and colds. The Centers for Disease Control released a study stating that the flu vaccine appears to be only 62 percent effective, and at what price? First of all, […]

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Herbal healing and prevention for the flu

March 22, 2013

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by Kathleen Gould —  Did you know that flu shots do not offer protection from all types of flu but only the ones the manufacturers predict will be active this winter? Prevention Building a powerful immune system may be the best way to prevent the flu. Of course, this does not guarantee that you will […]

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Healthy herbs for the new year

August 28, 2012

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by Kathleen Gould —  A new year is just around the corner and that means a new opportunity to get healthy. This year why not try something a little different? People are once again using whole herbs for health, and more importantly, as a prevention food to stay well. By learning about just a handful […]

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Redroot: A rescue for lazy lymphatics

July 20, 2012

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by Kathleen Gould —  Editor’s Note: This article is for informational purposes only. The information contained herein is not intended to substitute for professional medical care or advice.   When the immune system responds to an illness, white blood cells that kill the invading bacteria are moved to the lymph system for disposal from the […]

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Got allergies? Look to herbs for relief

April 12, 2012

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by Kathleen Gould — We do not need to be told that allergies are at an all-time high. Sneezing, coughing, headaches, congestion, skin eruptions and emotional swings are just a few of the many symptoms that can manifest in our overburdened bodies. Allergens are the substances that cause allergies. Some of the more common allergens […]

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The community of herbs

March 5, 2012

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by Kathleen Gould —  Even before Mary got to the classroom door, she could hear the laughter and felt a lightness of spirit. As the door opened, she was embraced by an array of wonderful smells — strong earthy aromas, sweet florals, exotic spices and others she had never experienced. Once inside, she found the […]

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