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Pork Chops with Squash and Sage

I have a black thumb, just so you know.  I love to grow plants, food, and herbs and even flowers, but they never seem to last very long.  633 more words

Pork Dish

Energize With Mint

Peppermint is gaining in popularity as a weight loss herb and for its ability to curb cravings for sugar. When the herb reaches the small intestine it sends ‘I’m full’ messages to the brain by stimulating the release of cholecystokinin, a hormone that causes muscles in the gall bladder and colon to tighten. 353 more words

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Growing Herbs

As is my schedule I like to stop by the store on my way home from my Nia classes.  I prefer the store near my Tuesday/Thursday… 657 more words


Calendula- Europe's Wonderful Flower

For centuries, healers from all over the world have used calendula’s bright orange and sunny yellow flowers. Related to daisies, calendula’s medicinal powers are acknowledged throughout Europe, and called the “wonder flower.” Calendula products are so popular in Europe, they are in virtually every first-aid kit and medicine cabinet. 400 more words

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Herbs of the Zodiac

Aries- Garlic, hemp, marjoram, mustard seed, Angelica root

Taurus- Coltsfoot, dandelion, sage, thyme, patchouli, cedar

Gemini- Caraway seed, lavender, mandrake, vervain , witch hazel, mugwort, wormwood, spearmint… 56 more words

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Huacatay (Tagetes minuta) -- Minty Herb from Peru -- also called Peruvian Black Mint

I planted the huacatay seeds in pots (using regular potting soil) around the beginning of April of this year. These were seeds collected from last year’s crop. 436 more words

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For Your Information/Ebola Virus

There is no vaccine for the ebola virus. There are no medicines, no cures. Your best defense is a strong immune system, proper hydration, attention to hygiene and proper rest. 218 more words

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