natural anti inflammatory

Drugs versus herbal remedies

by Christine
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Plants, herbs and their active ingredients Plants have a defense mechanism against their direct environmental threats that is very complex and they have such an ability to protect themselves against diseases that people have been studying their mechanism and use for thousands of years. Plant cells structure and human cells structure are very similar and […]

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Ivy leaf extract for colds and coughs

by Christine
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Ivy or Hedera is an evergreen and climbing plant belonging to the Araliaceae family and that comes from the Atlantic islands, Europe, North Africa, parts of Asia and Japan. We find 2 main types of Ivy plant: English Ivy and Boston Ivy (not to be mistaken with poison Ivy). Ivy usually grows on walls or […]

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Acai berry juice

by Christine
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Acai berry is a purple berry that grows on the acai palm, a palm tree belonging to the Arecaceae family and that measures from 25 to 30 m high. Acai palms grow in Central and South America, in particularly in Brazil (in the Amazon forest) where the acai berry has been valued for centuries by […]

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Blueberry benefits

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Blueberry is a plant that belongs to the Ericaceae family and the Vaccinium genus. Blueberries come originally from North America and have been praised since centuries for their blueberry benefits. They are also found in Canada, Europe and Southern Hemisphere and the fruits reach maturity from May to August or September. Blueberry is one of […]

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Soap nuts detergent

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What are soap nuts? Soap nuts are actually berries (also know as soap berry) that grow on the Sapindus tree, an evergreen tree belonging to the Sapindaceae family, just like the lychee tree. Sapindus are common in India and Nepal mostly but also in Southern Asia and in the USA. The names soap nut or […]

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The super fruits and a close-up on organic tart cherry juice

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What are super fruits? Super fruits are fruits that are promoted through the evidence of the health benefits they provide. Super fruits are rich in nutrients and antioxidants and can be included in the daily diet for general wellness. Super fruits include rare fruits that are attractive for their novelty and that are sold as […]

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Organic arnica cream: the must-have remedy for bruises, sprains and traumas

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Arnica montana is a mountain plant that grows in Europe up to 3000 meter-high. The plant measures from 20 to 60 cm and has one yellow flower head of 5 cm diameter that blooms between May and August. It belongs to the Asteraceae (sunflower family) and its smell resembles of the pine. As a matter […]

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Organic argan oil, the new miracle skin care product or “liquid gold”

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Argan oil is derived from the argania spinosa tree fruit. The argania spinosa tree grows in the South-West of Morocco in very dry soils and measures between 8 to 10 meters. It always stays green which makes it interesting considering the harsh climate it grows under and can live up to 200 years. The argan […]

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Organic evening primrose oil for dry skin

by Christine
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Evening primrose is a plant originating from North- America that has been used by Amerindiens since centuries as a food (the root) and also as a traditional medicine remedy (leaves and seeds) to ease various conditions such as respiratory problems, skin conditions or to heal wounds or bruises thanks to its anti-inflammatory properties. In the […]

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