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Systemic Inflammation: Are you suffering from symptoms you are not aware of?

Leg Circulation Problems Linked to Systemic InflammationPeripheral artery disease (PAD) is a narrowing of the arteries in the extremities—usually the lower legs. PAD reduces blood circulation, and while it often causes no outward symptoms, sometimes it results in unpleasant effects such as leg cramping while walking or climbing stairs, leg numbness or weakness, and unhealthy-looking […]

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Herbs for adrenal support: Turmeric

Excerpt from Dr. Susan’s Healing Herbs for Women Traditional ethnic foods are often flavored with spices that have medicinal properties, which is good reason for regularly including more exotic dishes in your diet. Turmeric, an essential ingredient in curry powder, is a perennial herb of the ginger family and is extensively cultivated in India, China, Indonesia, […]

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2 Raw Food: what are they?

Excerpt from Healthy Diet and Nutrition for Women Raw food diets have become much more popular in recent years and there are definitely health benefits to eating raw, fresh foods. These foods are often rich in their own natural enzymes, thereby providing you with natural digestants and anti-inflammatory chemicals. In this way, the foods themselves […]

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Herbs for healthy digestion: Curcumin (Turmeric)

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Traditional ethnic foods are often flavored with spices that have medicinal properties, which is good reason for regularly including more exotic dishes in your diet. Turmeric, an essential ingredient in curry powder, is a perennial herb of the ginger family and is extensively cultivated in India, China, […]

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Anti-inflammatory herbs: Licorice Root

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women The use of licorice has a long history, appearing prominently in the first great Chinese herbal The Pen Tsao Ching (Classic of Herbs), written more than 5000 years ago. Licorice today is one of the most prescribed herbs in the Chinese pharmacopoeia, second only to ginseng. Licorice […]

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1 Anti-inflammatory herbs: Ginger

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Ginger is a pungent, spicy herb native to southern Asia. For thousands of years, ginger has been an important herb used in traditional Asian medicine. It is now cultivated throughout the tropics in countries as diverse as Jamaica, India, and China. It is used as a spice […]

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Anti-inflammatory herbs: Turmeric

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in Indian cooking and in India’s traditional Ayurvedic medicine. The turmeric plant, grown from India to Indonesia, is related to ginger and has pulpy, orange, tuberous roots that grow to about two feet in length. It is an indispensable […]

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