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Tea Talk: The Wide Variety of Teas

A quick internet search reveals that there are over 3,000 types of teas in the world. These thousands of varieties fall into one of five basic categories: White, Green, Oolong, Black, PU-ERH. These are a spectrum of teas that range from un-oxidized (light and refreshing) white to oxidized (dark and intense) PU-ERH. Most people do […]

Stop the Pain: Foods That Help Reduce Inflammation

Having inflammation anywhere in the body is a sign that you have an immune system that has gone haywire. While inflammation can happen for any reason—illness, injury, or even simple muscle or tissue irritation—you do not want your body to stay in a state of inflammation because that can negatively impact your overall health. There […]

Never Underestimate the Medicinal Qualities of Mints

When you think of mint, you might think of mint jelly or mint in chewing gums. You would not initially consider mint as a medical option. However, several members of the mint family have powerful medicinal qualities and can take the place of most over-the-counter medications. Here are four of those mints, their medicinal qualities, […]

Upgrade Your Bath With Homemade Herbal Bath Tea

Herbs have a long list of health benefits. Not only do they help with many different physical and mental health issues, but they can also be used in a variety of other ways. If you do not want to cook with herbs or make tea, then you can add them to your bath. This is […]

Detoxify Your System With These Diet Plans

What are your initial thoughts when you hear the word ‘detox’? Does your mind associate it with toxic chemicals, like cleaning products? Or a harsh detox diet where you only consume lemon water for an entire week? If so, you might be surprised to learn that there are diet plans out there that are incredible […]