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Ginger tea

When to Drink Ginger tea for Weight Loss

Once you've decided to drink ginger tea, the next question is: when should I drink ginger tea? You may have heard that it's best to drink it after a meal, but t...
Wintergreen

Gaultheria Procumbens Uses

Gaultheria Procumbens, aka Wintergreen, is a plant with many uses. Whether you use it in your home or while you are out and about, this plant has many beneficia...
Lemon Water

Hot Lemon Water Before Bedtime

Lemon (Citrus limon) is a small fruit, green when unripe and yellow when ripe, which originates from Asia, particularly China and India. It has a sour taste tha...
Slippery elm

When to Take Slippery Elm

Slippery elm bark has been used medicinally for centuries to treat all sorts of issues, from digestive problems to skin wounds. It can be taken in a variety of ...
Tulsi

14 Benefits of Tulsi

Tulsi, also known as holy basil, is an Ayurvedic herb with a long history of use in India. Though it’s related to the common sweet basil (Ocimum basilicu...
Yellow

Yellow Dock Medicinal Uses

Yes, you heard that right, and if you've never heard of the name before, then you are certainly not the only one. For centuries, people have used yellow dock as...
Birch Tree Allergy

Birch Tree Allergy Symptoms

Birch trees are common tree that grows in many regions of the world. They are also known for their high levels of pollen, which can cause allergic reactions suc...
Hawthorn Berries

How to Use Dried Hawthorn Berries

Have you ever heard of dried Hawthorn berries? They look a lot like raisins that are commonly used in various recipes. You can actually use dried Hawthorn berri...
Wintergreen

Wintergreen Benefits and Side Effects

Wintergreen is a wonderful mint-flavoured herb that has antiseptic properties. It usually comes in the form of essential oils extracted from the wintergreen pla...
Arnica Tea

Arnica Tea Side Effects

Arnica itself is a herb. Arnica is part of the Sunflower family. There are several species of Arnica.  Most often, Arnica is used as a topical application ...
Foxglove

How Much Foxglove is Fatal

We have all heard the foxglove is quite poisonous. But what makes it so dangerous? Is it as easy to consume as some think? What are the side effects of poisonin...