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Three Caffeine Alternatives That Give You Better Energy Than Coffee + Amazing Health Benefits!

People are always impressed when they find out that (1) I don’t drink alcohol and (2) I don’t drink coffee! For alcohol, people’s response is often, “Omg we HAVE to get you drunk” (…) For the latter, “How is it that you do all that you do without coffee???” 1,042 more words

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穿心莲 Andrographis paniculata

Andrographis paniculata

Alias: Bitter gall grass, stamenia.

Taste : Bitter taste, cold in nature.

Efficacy : Clearing away heat and detoxification, cooling blood, reducing swelling and dampness. 441 more words

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What kind'a voodoo do you do? - Mental health vs Western Medicine

Living one’s life according to religious beliefs are not uncommon.  Ancient Grecian sects would look no further than to their own oracles to determine if they should go to war that day if they should celebrate or kill.   889 more words

白花蛇舌草 Oldenlandia diffusa

Oldenlandia diffusa

Taste : Slightly bitter and sweet, cold in nature.

Efficacy : Clearing away heat and detoxification, diuresis and leaching.

Usage and dosage: Decoction in water, 15-60 grams. 387 more words

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COURTNEY’S TOP 5 FOR A BASIC HOME APOTHECARY

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  • Supports the Lungs, Liver and Spleen in Chinese Medicine. Use one drop daily in water to support cleansing of body systems, add to diffuser to lift mood, or add to respiratory, mood, immune and digestive blends…
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ESSENTIAL OILS TO THE RESCUE

As we approach the two month mark of shelter-in-place, we’ve been seeing an (understandable) resurgence of stress, sleep disorders, digestive issues, sluggish energy and other symptoms of inflammation in our patients and loved ones. 229 more words

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ALLEVIATING MUSCLE TENSION

Many of you are struggling with tightness of the neck, shoulders and lower back. Understandably! With Shelter-in-Place and social distancing, it’s difficult to stay as active as our bodies need. 162 more words

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