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13 Proven Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

The impressive health benefits of apple cider vinegar (ACV) are many, as it is thought to regulate blood sugar levels, boost weight loss, improve gut health, lower cholesterol levels, and enhance skin health. Apple cider vinegar is a type of vinegar made from ripe, freshly crushed, apples. The apples are fermented and passed through a rigorous process to develop the final vinegar product. In the first step, the crushed apples are exposed to yeast to start the alcoholic fermentation

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13 Proven Health Benefits of Dates

The powerful health benefits of dates include providing an energy boost, increasing iron in the body, and aiding digestion. Rich in various nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants, dates are popular throughout the world. These dried fruits are beneficial in treating various conditions due to their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-tumor properties. Dates are the sweet, chewy fruit of the date palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera). Dates have been the staple food of the Middle East for

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24 Amazing Home Remedies for Weight Loss

For a majority of people, losing weight is rather difficult. There could be several reasons such as hormonal imbalance, unhealthy eating habits, sedentary lifestyle, sleep deprivation, stress, slow metabolism, genetics, or even a lack of motivation. Well, there are many ways for shedding those extra kilos, which include, cardio and strength training, having a well-balanced diet that includes more fruits and vegetables and less processed food, cutting down on sugar and high-glycemic index (GI)

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Is Honey Good for Weight Loss

The benefits of honey apply to most weight loss programs. If you are trying to lose weight, honey can be very helpful, you can try honey with lemon, cinamon, or ginger for its effects. But before we discuss the benefits of honey in weight loss, we should address some of the concerns that people often have regarding honey. It is believed that honey has the ability to mobilize the stored fat. When this fat is burnt to provide energy for your daily activities, you will see a gradual decrease

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12 Best Benefits of Chamomile Tea

Chamomile tea or manzanilla tea is a popular variety of tea that is loaded with antioxidants. The top health benefits of chamomile tea include the ability to regulate sleep, aid in digestion, boost immunity, protect the skin, lower stress levels, and soothe menstrual cramps. Due to its anti-inflammatory nature, it also helps assuage diarrhea and bloating. Derived from the Asteraceae family of plants, dried chamomile flowers are used for different natural remedies and healing poultices.

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11 Surprising Health Benefits of Cloves

Native to Asian countries like Indonesia, India, Pakistan, and even areas of East Africa, cloves are a spice that offers many health benefits. These benefits include aiding in digestion, boosting the immune system, and controlling diabetes. Cloves also contain anti-mutagenic and anti-microbial properties, along with fighting against oral diseases and headaches. Cloves are a popular spice used in a variety of ways across the world, particularly in Asia. They form a culinary base in a number

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14 Benefits of Drinking Water

The health benefits of drinking water include boosted energy levels, normal body temperature, metabolism, and easy breathing. It also helps in preventing digestive issues like constipation, headaches, and osteoporosis. It plays an important role in kidney function and skin care. According to the United States Geological Survey, water covers over 70% of the Earth’s surface, the vast majority of which (greater than 95%) is in the oceans. All living forms require water for their metabolic

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How to Use Black Seed Oil for Weight Loss

The use of black seed oil for weight loss is an effective way to boost the metabolism and curb the appetite. Black seed oil is derived from black cumin seed, also known as fennel flower or black caraway, among others. The oil can be pressed or extracted from the seeds and is a dense source of volatile compounds and acids, including linoleic, oleic, palmitic, and myristic acids, among other powerful antioxidants. This oil is known to have a number of effects on the body, when used in

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9 Best Teas for Weight Loss

Drinking weight loss tea can be an excellent way to supplement your dietary restrictions and exercise regimen if you're serious about shedding pounds. Tea comes in many different varieties, based on how they are dried and prepared, but the majority of actual tea comes from the Camellia sinensis plant, which is native to Asia, primarily China and India. Tea is an extremely powerful beverage, as it can aid in many different health concerns, from heart health to energy levels and weight loss! The

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20 Surprising Benefits of Lemongrass

Lemongrass is a potent herb that helps treat insomnia, stomach and respiratory disorders, fever, and infections. The antioxidant activity of the lemongrass boosts the immune system and protects against antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It even helps in balancing cholesterol levels, managing type 2 diabetes, and promoting healthy skin. It is extensively used in aromatherapy and helps combat fatigue, anxiety, and bad body odor. Lemongrass is an herb with a distinct citrusy flavor

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11 Effective Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

The home remedies for acid reflux are apple cider vinegar, ginger roots, fennel seeds, lavender tea, fruits, and vegetables. More than that, a good regular diet is also helpful in decreasing the negative effects of acid flux. Acid reflux is the backward flow of the stomach acids into the throat. When this happens, you may get a sour taste in your mouth or regurgitate food. In some cases, you may also feel a burning sensation in your chest (heartburn). Acid reflux is closely related

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14 Surprising Benefits of Banana

The health benefits of banana include helping with weight loss, reducing obesity, curing intestinal disorders, relieving constipation, and conditions like dysentery, anemia, arthritis, gout, kidney, and urinary disorders. Banana can also help with menstrual problems and burns. It is good for reducing blood pressure, protecting heart health, boosting metabolism and immunity, reducing the severity of ulcers, ensuring healthy eyes, building strong bones, and detoxifying the body. Bananas

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Pandemics, Epidemics Can Worsen Social Prejudices

A time of crisis can exacerbate our social prejudices, particularly bigotry and xenophobia. A study, published in the journal Proceedings of The Royal Society, explored the association between infectious diseases and social behavior in animals, including non-humans. The study found that when faced with a pathogen, virus, or parasite spread, humans and other animals tend to seek protection with their family and peers. They tend to close rank against outsiders. The risk of pathogen or

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Research Reveals How Memory Works

Why do our memories not get muddled with other new events? Why are they long-lasting? Researchers from the University of Bristol may have found answers to these queries that many of us take as simple facts. Their work shows why our memories are so distinct and long-lasting. Published in Nature Communications, the study reveals how the brain learns and stabilizes memories. It explored how it reduces the interference between different memories. These key findings also provide us with an

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Random Acts Of Kindness Boost Health: Study

Kindness and compassion are behavioral traits often associated with positive feelings. While there have been studies supporting this association through various specific links, not all studies have been able to support a seamless connection. Shedding more light on the matter, new research found evidence which suggests that factors such as age, gender, and also the type of pro-social activity undertaken affects the type of benefits that the giver experiences. Several studies on the topic

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Social Isolation In Childhood Can Cause Brain Circuit Damage

There is considerable evidence to show that childhood isolation can cause problems with social interactions as adults. However, the precise effect on neural circuits of the brain is not known. A recent animal study by the scientists at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai may have found this underlying cause. Published in the journal Nature, the study discovered a specific set of cells in the brain which are vulnerable to social isolation. Known as medial prefrontal cortex, these

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Umibudo (Sea Grapes): Taste, Benefits, & How To Use

Umibudo, a seaweed popularly known as green caviar, is one of the iconic side dishes in Okinawa, Japan. Okinawans believe that the green, pearly strands of seaweed help them maintain their legendary health and long lifespan. The word 'umibudo' literally means sea (umi) and grapes (budo) in Japanese. These seagrapes are growing in popularity across the world due to the resemblance to fish roe and their natural ocean flavor. Umibudo (Caulerpa lentillifera) is an edible seaweed that is

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How to Eat Raw Oysters

While other legends may fade, oysters have kept their myth of aphrodisiac powers. The origins of this lover's treat may lie in folklore, but it was taken quite seriously. The Romans believed that it could cure all kinds of sexual dysfunction. It is also mentioned frequently by the legendary Italian adventurer Giacomo Casanova in his memoir Histoire de ma vie (Story of my Life). Oysters are seen as a delicacy that possibly mimics perfectly the flavors of the sea. But it can be intimidating for

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What is Mushroom Coffee & Is It Good For You

Mushroom coffee may sound revolting to a traditional coffee-drinker, but it is one of the latest health trends like other coffee variants such as grass-fed butter-filled coffee. But is this a marketing gimmick or are there benefits to sipping this fungi-flavored drink? Let's find out. Mushroom coffee is made from regular coffee that has been blended with concentrated mushroom extracts. The mushrooms used for this kind of coffee have potent medicinal properties and they are usually utilized

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Ashwagandha Essential Oil For Stress & Anxiety

Ashwagandha essential oil is a relatively lesser-known oil that is known to relieve stress and anxiety. Both these debilitating conditions affect nearly 55 and 18 percent of the American population respectively on average. As a result, many people suffer from frequent headaches, sporadic spurts in blood pressure, chest pain, body pain, heart palpitations, attention deficiency, and sleep loss. Ashwagandha essential oil for stress and anxiety is beneficial due to its sedative and relaxing

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Calamansi Juice: Benefits, Recipe, and Side Effects

Drinking calamansi juice is a very popular practice in certain parts of Asia, due to its detoxifying ability on the body, the availability of the fruit, the tart, and the unique flavor of the juice. Calamansi juice is derived from the calamansi fruit, another variety of citrus fruit commonly called golden lime. Calamansi is also known as calamondin or Philippine lime, and scientifically known as Citrofortunella macrocarpa. The fruit is a hybrid of a member of the citrus genus, that is to

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Hibiscus Tea: Benefits, How to Make, & Side Effects

The health benefits of hibiscus tea include its ability to control hypertension and reduce high blood pressure, lower blood sugar levels, and improve liver health. It also helps in improving digestion and treating depression. Not just that but research suggests that hibiscus tea may speed up metabolism and help in aiding healthy, gradual weight loss. This tea is rich in vitamin C, minerals, and antioxidants. Hibiscus tea, also known as Agua de Jamaica and by its scientific name Hibiscus

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Cucumber Water Recipe: The Popular Detox

Cucumber water is popularly known, the world over, as the best detox drink. It is the simplest way to infuse water with nutrients and flavor. This refreshing drink helps to lose weight, enhance the radiance of your skin, and stay hydrated. Serve this pretty, low-calorie drink in a chilled pitcher at your next summer party! This is an easy recipe to make at home. Let us look at the step-by-step process of making this refreshing beverage. How to Make Cucumber Water You can sip

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How to Make Cannabis Tea: Best Recipes

Cannabis tea, also known by other names, such as weed tea, ganja tea, and marijuana tea, is a simple and soothing way to consume weed. However, it is not as simple as just throwing in the buds of weed into hot water and then bringing it to a boil. It requires precision and the right recipe for the required effect. This tea, when prepared correctly, is known to have a longer-lasting effect when compared to smoking weed - and it takes around 30 to 40 minutes to kick in. Given patience and time,

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Soursop Tea: Benefits, How To Make, & Side Effects

Made with the leaves of soursop plants, soursop tea has become widely known for its cancer-fighting properties. It also helps in healthy weight loss, boosting immunity, and skin care. It is able to lower LDL or bad cholesterol, regulate your blood sugar levels, and lower high blood pressure. Soursop tea is prepared from the leaves of the soursop plant, which is taxonomically known as Annona muricata. It is also known as graviola tea or pawpaw tea. Native to the tropical regions of the

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Benefits & Side Effects of Palo Azul Tea

Palo Azul tea is a popular South American beverage, but its unique nutritional profile and health benefits have caused it to rise in popularity in recent years in other parts of the world as well. Palo Azul tea is an herbal diuretic tea brewed with the bark of the Palo Azul plant, scientifically known as Eysenhardtia polystachya. Also known as kidneywood, this herb has been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years, and the bark is known to contain some very unique nutrients. When

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How To Make Lemon Juice

If you want to learn how to make lemon juice, you need just three ingredients - lemon, sugar, and water. It's a simple recipe but a handy one. So let's learn how to juice a lemon and how to make home-made lemon juice! How To Make Lemon Juice Lemon juice has amazing health benefits! 1 lemon1 cup water1 tspn sugar ((optional)) Cut the lemon lengthwise to extract the maximum juice. There are different ways you can juice a lemon. You can use a lemon squeezer or a hand-held

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Banana Tea For Sleep, Recipes & Other Benefits

Banana tea may sound like a combination of two unrelated culinary items, but it is surprisingly delicious. It has recently acquired popularity as a sleeping aid. Many people believe that banana tea, taken at bedtime, can help soothe nerves and promote sleep. It is packed with other benefits, such as improving one’s mood, benefiting heart health, and managing weight loss. Often made along with the peel, the banana peel tea is even more potent. It uses the nutrient-rich peels of the banana,

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9 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Peppermint Tea

Peppermint tea is an herbal infusion made from peppermint leaves and it has been used in many medicinal applications. It is enjoyed around the world, not just for its refreshing taste but also for its therapeutic uses. It is popular for its ability to relieve headaches, treat sinuses, and ease digestive problems. Moreover, it is also beneficial for your mental health as its calmative properties make you relax, release stress, and mental pressure. The scientific name of peppermint is Mentha

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Amazing Homemade Pickle Juice Recipe

Ever woke up in the middle of the night with a Charley horse and wished for an instant remedy? Or desperately searched for a magic potion for your PMS symptoms? Look no further as pickle juice is at your rescue! With loads of antioxidants, it is the best cure for cramps, headaches, and dehydration. Why opt for sugar-filled energy drinks from the market when you can prepare healthy pickle juice at home? Pickle Juice Recipe Bye-bye, cramps! Hello, pickle juice! Essential

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Moringa Tea: Health Benefits, How To Make, & Side Effects

There are benefits to drinking antioxidant-rich moringa tea on a daily basis, some of which include its unique ability to assist in weight loss, reduce inflammation, speed healing, aid digestion, and enhance energy levels. This nourishing drink may also give relief to people who suffer from a number of conditions, including arthritis, gout, stomach upset, diarrhea, nausea, and even the common cold. Moringa tea is a beverage made by steeping dried moringa leaves in hot water for several

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What are Muscadine Grapes

Muscadine grapes are a delicious and relatively common varietal of grapes that boast of a surprising number of health benefits thanks to their rich nutrient content. Muscadine grapes are a variety of grapevine native to North America. They are native to the southeastern states, from the Atlantic coast through Texas. The Native Americans cultivated muscadine grapes for juicing and drying, while early European settlers began to make wine out of the large, thick-skinned fruits. In the

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How to Make Matcha Green Tea

While we always knew that green tea is rich in antioxidants that can reduce inflammation and prevent diseases, it has a variant that is proven to be even more effective. Well, we are talking about the superfood trend of the moment -matcha tea. It's available all across coffee shops and bakeries, where different types of desserts made of matcha powder are available. Many people want to know how to make matcha tea, but they don't always realize that there are different types of this

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9 Health Benefits of Nettle Tea, How to Make it, & Its Side Effects

Nettle tea is a delicious and beneficial beverage that helps boost the immune system, relieve pain and inflammation, protect the heart and optimize digestion. Nettle tea can be quite a strong beverage, and has a rapid effect on the body, primarily due to the flavonoids, carotenoids, vitamins, and minerals found in the plant. Found in Europe, Asia, and North Africa, stinging nettle is the origin of nettle tea and has the scientific name Urtica dioica. The nettle plant is an anti-asthmatic,

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Homemade Aloe Vera Juice Recipe

Aloe vera juice is made from the leaves of the aloe vera plant, and unlike the processes to acquire the extract of this plant, the juice is made by crushing, grinding, and blending the entire leaf. After several filtering steps, the juice can be consumed for its concentrated nutritional values. While the smell of this plant can be potent, the juice is quite mild and easy to drink, which is why it has gained popularity of late as a health supplement or a dietary drink. So, let's take a look at

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24 Amazing Home Remedies for Weight Loss

For a majority of people, losing weight is rather difficult. There could be several reasons such as hormonal imbalance, unhealthy eating habits, sedentary lifestyle, sleep deprivation, stress, slow metabolism, genetics, or even a lack of motivation. Well, there are many ways for shedding those extra kilos, which include, cardio and strength training, having a well-balanced diet that includes more fruits and vegetables and less processed food, cutting down on sugar and high-glycemic index (GI)

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11 Effective Home Remedies for Acid Reflux

The home remedies for acid reflux are apple cider vinegar, ginger roots, fennel seeds, lavender tea, fruits, and vegetables. More than that, a good regular diet is also helpful in decreasing the negative effects of acid flux. Acid reflux is the backward flow of the stomach acids into the throat. When this happens, you may get a sour taste in your mouth or regurgitate food. In some cases, you may also feel a burning sensation in your chest (heartburn). Acid reflux is closely related

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11 Natural Home Remedies for Hernia

A hernia is defined as a bulging organ or fatty tissue through a soft or weak spot in the body. There are several different types and some are more common than the others. A hernia can be an extremely painful and even deadly condition. While medical attention is strongly advised, there are several natural remedies to help relieve hernia complications. These remedies include the use of ice pack, ginger root, massage, licorice, aloe vera, black pepper powder, and castor seed oil, as well as

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10 Power Foods for Healing Wounds

When you have a wound such as a pressure injury (formally known as pressure ulcers or sores), diabetic foot ulcers, surgical wounds, full or partial thickness wounds, burns and more, what you eat makes a major difference in the rate of your wound healing. There are various food items that can help speed up the healing process of wounds, whether they are severe or moderate. These food items and additional vitamins and minerals help to provide the necessary growth of new skin tissue and improve

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8 Ways To Use Honey Mask for Acne

For centuries, people have been using honey masks as a treatment for acne and for curing other marks, scars, spots, and blemishes. There is not just one recipe for a honey mask that treats acne, but rather, it can be made from different combinations of herbs and other substances. In this article, we'll try to cover all relevant aspects related to using honey masks as a treatment for acne. Using honey masks for acne treatment is a very popular home remedy. Also, if you are serious about

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13 Powerful Home Remedies for Pancreatitis

There are a number of helpful home remedies to treat pancreatitis, including the use of acupuncture, tofu, red grapes, reishi mushrooms, yogurt, spinach, ginseng, and blueberries, along with certain lifestyle changes. Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas, a small gland that is present near the top of the abdominal cavity. When the gland becomes inflamed, the surrounding blood vessels can also get inflamed, and there may be bleeding and infection. In time, the pancreas starts to

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9 Effective Home Remedies for Myopia

The home remedies for myopia include eye exercises, a vitamin and mineral-rich diet, eating almonds, Triphala, licorice, Ayurvedic medicines, as well as resting after long hours of reading and work. Some lifestyle changes to make while suffering from myopia are performing close range work, sitting in front of the TV and electronic devices for long periods of time, and working or reading in poorly lit areas. Myopia, also termed as nearsightedness, occurs when the eye lengthens from front to

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8 Best Home Remedies for Molluscum Contagiosum

Effective home remedies for molluscum contagiosum include the use of neem, apple cider vinegar, tea tree oil, coconut oil, oregano oil, allicin, alcohol, and duct tape occlusion. Molluscum contagiosum (MC), also known as water warts, is an infectious skin condition that results in groupings of small bumps or lesions on the upper layers of the skin. The bumps may contain a cheesy or waxy substance and are usually painless. The infection is caused by a DNA poxvirus known as Molluscum

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11 Powerful Home Remedies for Colon Cancer

The most important home remedies for colon cancer include garlic, blueberries, spinach, oregano, olive oil, ginger, salmon, flaxseed oil, ginseng, green tea, turmeric, and behavioral strategies like exercise and quitting smoking. According to a study published by Dr. John D Potter et al., 1993, colon cancer occurs when there is abnormal cell growth in the large intestine (colon), the final part of your digestive tract. This can lead to organ failure and be fatal. Initially, colon cancer may

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17 Effective Treatments & Remedies for Ascites

The home remedies for ascites include garlic, dandelion, gram, bitter gourd, fenugreek, radish, melon, onion, and adequate sleep. Ascites is a condition where there is fluid buildup in the abdomen or peritoneal cavity. This leads to inflammation in the arms, legs, and spleen. When the fluid moves around to the lungs, it can make breathing difficult. Ascites is technically known as peritoneal fluid excess, peritoneal cavity fluid, and hydroperitoneum. Key treatments for ascites include

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Burning Pain in the Rectum: Causes & Home Remedies

Home remedies for the burning of the rectum can offer great relief to patients suffering from this irritating condition. The most effective home remedies for the burning sensations of the rectum include maintaining good hygiene, eating correct diet, use of aloe vera, hot and cold packs, buttermilk, petroleum jelly, and radish. Other natural treatments include the use of myrrh, white oak, flowers of sulfur, petroleum jelly, lemon juice, mint juice, and honey in various forms and

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13 Effective Home Remedies for Hyperthyroidism

Home remedies for hyperthyroidism include the use of various herbs such as hawthorn, bugleweed, motherwort, and lemon balm. Foods like oats and those rich in calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D may help in preventing problems associated with hyperthyroidism holistically. In addition to this, regular exercise and proper sleep can be beneficial in curing hyperthyroid conditions. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland becomes overactive and produces excess thyroid

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Umibudo (Sea Grapes): Taste, Benefits, & How To Use

Umibudo, a seaweed popularly known as green caviar, is one of the iconic side dishes in Okinawa, Japan. Okinawans believe that the green, pearly strands of seaweed help them maintain their legendary health and long lifespan. The word 'umibudo' literally means sea (umi) and grapes (budo) in Japanese. These seagrapes are growing in popularity across the world due to the resemblance to fish roe and their natural ocean flavor. Umibudo (Caulerpa lentillifera) is an edible seaweed that is

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How to Eat Raw Oysters

While other legends may fade, oysters have kept their myth of aphrodisiac powers. The origins of this lover's treat may lie in folklore, but it was taken quite seriously. The Romans believed that it could cure all kinds of sexual dysfunction. It is also mentioned frequently by the legendary Italian adventurer Giacomo Casanova in his memoir Histoire de ma vie (Story of my Life). Oysters are seen as a delicacy that possibly mimics perfectly the flavors of the sea. But it can be intimidating for

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What is Mushroom Coffee & Is It Good For You

Mushroom coffee may sound revolting to a traditional coffee-drinker, but it is one of the latest health trends like other coffee variants such as grass-fed butter-filled coffee. But is this a marketing gimmick or are there benefits to sipping this fungi-flavored drink? Let's find out. Mushroom coffee is made from regular coffee that has been blended with concentrated mushroom extracts. The mushrooms used for this kind of coffee have potent medicinal properties and they are usually utilized

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Ashwagandha Essential Oil For Stress & Anxiety

Ashwagandha essential oil is a relatively lesser-known oil that is known to relieve stress and anxiety. Both these debilitating conditions affect nearly 55 and 18 percent of the American population respectively on average. As a result, many people suffer from frequent headaches, sporadic spurts in blood pressure, chest pain, body pain, heart palpitations, attention deficiency, and sleep loss. Ashwagandha essential oil for stress and anxiety is beneficial due to its sedative and relaxing

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Step-by-Step Guide On How to Freeze Strawberries

A trip to a strawberry garden or your local farmer's market is an exciting way to spend the weekend. Furthermore, there's a sweet reward in the form of juicy strawberries too. But, sometimes, you end up with a lot more berries than you can afford to eat. If you have used up your batch and want to put them away, we have our comprehensive guide on how to freeze strawberries! When you freeze strawberries the right way, you maintain its quality and preserve most of the flavor and nutritional

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10 FAQs About Drinking Water

Water plays a key role in our lives. Most of us know, and perhaps, have also experienced that the human body can do without food for a couple of days but not water. Research suggests that 75% of the body weight in infants is made up of water while it is 55% in the elderly. It is essential for cellular homeostasis. Nevertheless, there are still many frequently asked questions about drinking water. In this article, we have answered the most common ones. Let us take a look at the questions

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Is Nutmeg A Nut

Coming from the genus Myristica, nutmeg is cultivated for two spices obtained from its fruits, including nutmeg and mace. While mace is not argued upon so much, nutmeg is a constant source of worry for those with a tree nut allergy. The big question remains - is nutmeg a nut? Let’s take a look at it in this article. Nutmeg is used as a spice in many dishes, such as cakes, desserts, and other baked foods. It is also very popular in Moroccan and Indian cooking. However, for many people it

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