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Benefits of Dandelion Root Blog

- 5/29/2020 9:32:36 PM

Dandelion is translated from dent de lion (tooth of the lion) because its leaves look like a lion’s tooth. The genus name, Taraxacum, is derived from the Greek taraxos, meaning “disorder,” and akos, meaning “remedy.” And it’s no wonder why it’s been called that. Dandelion greens are known as Taraxacum officinale.


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Benefits of Saw Palmetto Blog

- 5/29/2020 4:20:09 PM

Saw Palmetto is considered an herb although it is a dwarf palm that grows in the coastal lands of North America, West Indies, and Mediterranean countries. The fruits are a rich source of fatty acids and phytosterols (those are naturally occurring compounds found in plant cell membranes) and have been used to help with various health conditions.


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Benefits of Alfalfa Blog

- 5/29/2020 10:43:43 AM

Alfalfa is one of the oldest cultivated plants. Hay is made from alfalfa; it’s made by allowing the plants to grow until their early bloom, then they’re harvested dried and cured. It’s also a highly nutritious food for humans, and has been used an herbal medicine for at least 1500 years!


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Benefits of Garlic Blog

- 5/27/2020 5:18:29 PM
Whether you consider it to be a stinking rose or the nectar of the gods, garlic has been around forever. It was traditionally used for health purposes by people in many parts of the world, including the Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks, Romans, Chinese, Japanese, and Native Americans.
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Benefits of Cloves Blog

- 5/19/2020 12:28:46 PM
Do you love gingerbread or pumpkin pie? Spiced apple cider? Or chai tea? An ingredient these all share is clove. Cloves have a unique flavor which can be best described as is fruity, crisp and rather bitter. The distinctive flavor is mainly because of the eugenol content found in the essential oil.
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