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Health Benefits of Elderberry

Health Benefits of Elderberry

Elderberry has a long history of medicinal use, recipes for elderberry based medications date all the way back to prehistoric man, the ancient Egyptians and even the “father of medicine” himself, Hippocrates. Hippocrates referred to the tree-like shrub as his “medicine chest” for its versatility in treating many common ailments. Elderberry is the fruit of Sambucus often referred to as just Elder or Elderflower, a native plant in the Northern Hemisphere. Traditionally used to fight cold, flu and other viral infections. Growing evidence supports elderberrys ability to boost our immune systems and reduce the risk of chronic disease. Important health...

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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon is a staple that is in almost every spice rack, however it has also been used for its medicinal properties for centuries in both traditional and modern medicines. Scientifically known as cinnamomum there are two main types used medicinally, Ceylon Cinnamon referred to as true cinnamon and Cassia Cinnamon, known as common cinnamon found in both medicinal products and food items. Cinnamon is made by cutting the stems of cinnamon trees, the inner bark is extracted and the wood is removed. When the bark has dried, the strips curl into the “cinnamon sticks” you see in grocery stores and...

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Top Health Benefits of Maca Root

Top Health Benefits of Maca Root

Maca is a cruciferous vegetable that is native to the Andes Mountains in Peru. Maca root is a common ingredient in Peruvian dishes, providing an earthy flavour. The people of the Andes have grown maca for thousands of years for its unique flavour and as a traditional medicine. Maca is rich in fiber, a large number of essential amino acids, fatty acids and other nutrients including vitamin C, copper, Iron and calcium. Maca root also contains bioactive compounds that are primarily responsible for the positive health effects maca has on humans. Maca comes in three main colors/ varieties, yellow, red...

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