Herb Power: Lavender

Apr 25

By its unique and unmistakable scent, you can easily tell lavender apart from other herbs, even with your eyes closed. In her book The Complete Book of Essential Oils and Aromatherapy, Valerie Ann Worwood calls lavender “the mother of all essential oils; incredibly versatile, yet powerful.” The strong but pleasant and soothing fragrance gives true […]

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Help for Iodine Deficiency

May 25

The two most deficient minerals in America affecting people’s health and wellness… Iodine is not produced by your body, and the only organ that can store it is the thyroid. And Magnesium that I previously wrote about. Many areas of the United States, including their mountain regions and many river valleys, have very low iodine […]

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Iodine and Women’s Hormones

Apr 27

The main function of iodine in your body is to balance the endocrine system (especially the thyroid gland), resulting in greater ability to manage your emotional states. This is more obvious in women because of different hormonal dynamics. Its secondary function is to regulate reproductive organs (ovaries & breasts in women, prostate in men). Adequate […]

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Iodine and Your Health

Apr 26

Your body produces no iodine – it has to be ingested. Iodine deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in the United States. No organ other than your thyroid can store significant quantities of iodine. In some areas of the US, including mountain regions, the Mississippi River Valley, the Ohio River Valley, and the […]

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