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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 healthy hearts and circulation: 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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Herbs for Healthy Digestion: 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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Herbs for healthy Detoxification: Turmeric

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Turmeric is an indispensable part of the mixture of spices known as curry powder. The medicinally active compound in turmeric is curcumin, the rich orange-yellow pigment that gives turmeric its characteristic color. Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in Indian cooking and in India’s traditional […]

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