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Nettle Leaf

This great herb has so many health and wellness benefits.  Also known as Urtica dioica (stinging nettle), it acts as a diuretic, expectorant, pain reliever and tonic for blood. The components in nettle, have antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.  Promotes a healthy immune system, healthy…

Benefits of Parsley

This wonderful herb, also known as petroselinum crispum, has many benefits for your health and wellness.  Just a little pinch goes a long way. Parsley is one of my favorite herbs (I have many, HAHAHA!).  Not only does it give the meals that fresh…

Healthy Benefits of Flaxseed

This amazing herb flaxseed does wonders for your health!  Flaxseed also called linum usitatissimum, is an herb where the seeds are used to promote so many health benefits.  The seeds are also pressed to make an oil.  The major component in flaxseed is apigenin,…

WOW, Ginger!

Ginger, also known as zingiber officinale, is a powerful herb that is packed full of healthy benefits.  This herb is native to tropical rainforests of India across to Southern Asia, but now cultivated in other regions across the world.  The root of the plant…

Relax with Lavender

Are you stressed?  Depressed?  Experiencing headaches?  Relax with lavender! Lavender is an herb that is also known as lavandula angustifolia,  which relieves stress and depression.  It even relieves headaches!  WOW!  What a stress reliever!  The main component in lavender is alpha-pinene, which has anti-inflammatory…

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