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Send to Kindle Marshmallow herb has been used for centuries for culinary and medical purposes, but its use as a tonic is not now widely known. In fact, marshmallow’s very genus, Althaea, comes from the Greek verb for “to heal.” As traditional uses are often a very good clue for scientists for where to look […]

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Send to Kindle No matter how careful you are about washing your hands, you’re likely to catch a cold, cough, or sore throat at some point during the peak of cold and flu season. And when you’re feeling lousy, there’s nothing like a hot cup of tea to soothe your throat and help you get […]

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Send to Kindle If someone told you to put marshmallow root in your hair, what would you think? You might be picturing a sticky, sugary mess, wondering why anyone would suggest putting a treat usually associated with s’mores or hot chocolate in your hair. Marshmallow root hair products are a real thing, but the name […]

The post Marshmallow Root Hair and Skin Products: Benefits and Uses appeared first on Healthy Concepts with a Nutrition Bias.

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There are few things worse than an underperforming respiratory system. It can be tough to concentrate on the task at hand when your chest is wracked with irritating coughs. And the stares from your coworkers or fellow bus riders aren’t that great, either. Rather than reach for yet another drug store pill, how […]

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Send to Kindle Lobelia is a genus of flowering plants that includes more than 400 unique species. Many of these plants have found a place in our gardens. With their thick bunches of cascading blooms, they’re a welcome sight in the flowerbed. Lobelia is also right at home on the medicine shelf. Traditional medicine has […]

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Send to Kindle The lobelia plant goes by a number of names that might turn you off, such as puke weed, gagroot, and vomitwort. But that doesn’t mean this herb doesn’t have some potential health benefits, too. Despite its nicknames, it’s possible that using the lobelia herb could help you reach your health goals. For […]

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Send to Kindle Lobelia is a large annual or biennial herb, with a green and violet stem, green and yellow leaves, and sparse violet blue and pale yellow flowers. Lobelia has earned two fascinating nicknames: “Indian Tobacco” and “puke weed.” Lobelia seeds and leaves have a history of medicinal and recreational usage, some relating to […]

The post Can Lobelia Seeds Help You to Quit Smoking? appeared first on Healthy Concepts with a Nutrition Bias.

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Send to Kindle Some plants have a reputation in natural medicine for being nothing short of miraculous. Take Lobelia inflata, an herb that people sometimes rely on to quit smoking. Though the FDA declared in 1993 that lobelia was not an effective ingredient for this goal, there are still many sources that will tell you […]

The post Lobelia Tincture for Respiratory Health and Muscle Relaxation appeared first on Healthy Concepts with a Nutrition Bias.

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Send to Kindle It seems that you can Google any herb or natural supplement on the planet and get results saying it’s either a miracle cure or a nothingburger. It can be confusing for the modern person in search of aid from the natural world to know who to trust. This is the case with […]

The post Schisandra Uses, Risks, and Potential Medicinal Benefits appeared first on Healthy Concepts with a Nutrition Bias.

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Send to Kindle It seems that you can Google any herb or natural supplement on the planet, and get results saying it’s either a miracle cure or a nothingburger. It can be confusing for the modern person in search of aid from the natural world to know who to trust. This is the case with […]

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