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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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POWER OF SPICE: GINGER

Dec 13

A warming cup of spicy ginger tea is a wonderful, comforting beverage for cold winter days when you don’t feel your best, whether you are starting to feel something scratchy in your throat, or have an upset stomach. We are usually advised to add ginger to our foods and drinks to boost our energy, metabolism, […]

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POWER OF SPICE: CINNAMON

Oct 27

Whenever I notice the scent of cinnamon in the air, I immediately think of Christmas. There is something about that warm aroma that makes me want to snuggle on the sofa, pour myself some hot cocoa, sprinkle some cinnamon powder on top, and savor a few cinnamon cookies while watching Home Alone. For some people, […]

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POWER OF SPICE: TURMERIC

Sep 27

In this new series, we will focus on some of the most amazing spices you can easily add to your food to receive their benefits. There are quite a few! Not only do spices add a flavor boost to your meals, pleasant aroma, and often also color, some of them have really significant health benefits. […]

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