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The Options of Herbal Medicine

Behold the power of nature!  Many herbs or medicinal plants have been used for thousands of years dating back to the ancient times.  Herbs are a well-known addition in cooking and an essential part of many culinary dishes.  Many do not know the health benefits from...

Probiotics- Your Questions Answered

Probiotics are a nutritional supplement that are often found in clinical practice use or personal use at home.  People often ask the following questions:  What are probiotics? Is there a benefit to taking probiotics?  Is there any harm in taking probiotics? Are there...

Astaxanthin: The King of Antioxidants

Astaxanthin is a naturally occurring carotenoid found in nature, primarily in marine organisms such as microalgae, salmon, trout, krill, shrimp, and other shellfish.  Carotenoids are considered antioxidants because of their ability to fight the aging process and...

The Popularity of Patchouli

Patchouli was very popular in the 1960’s and 1970’s so much so, that it was named the scent of the Hippie movement.  Now we are seeing a resurgence of this plant mainly in the form of an essential oil.  Patchouli is a bushy medicinal plant that grows mainly in warm...

Get Your Garden Going

Spring is in the air! After the long winter, it is a glorious time for everyone in Kansas.  For most of us, we are busy with the outdoor chores.  Everything from repairing the winter damage to landscaping, our weekends are full. We do, however, get to enjoy the longer...

Manage Menopause with Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) has a long history of being used as a medicinal plant especially in North America.  It has a reputation of being used frequently by women during menopause.  This historical medicinal plant, however, has been used to treat other...

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The Options of Herbal Medicine

Behold the power of nature!  Many herbs or medicinal plants have been used for thousands of years dating back to the ancient times.  Herbs are a well-known addition in cooking and an essential part of many culinary dishes.  Many do not know the health benefits from...

Probiotics- Your Questions Answered

Probiotics are a nutritional supplement that are often found in clinical practice use or personal use at home.  People often ask the following questions:  What are probiotics? Is there a benefit to taking probiotics?  Is there any harm in taking probiotics? Are there...

Astaxanthin: The King of Antioxidants

Astaxanthin is a naturally occurring carotenoid found in nature, primarily in marine organisms such as microalgae, salmon, trout, krill, shrimp, and other shellfish.  Carotenoids are considered antioxidants because of their ability to fight the aging process and...

The Popularity of Patchouli

Patchouli was very popular in the 1960’s and 1970’s so much so, that it was named the scent of the Hippie movement.  Now we are seeing a resurgence of this plant mainly in the form of an essential oil.  Patchouli is a bushy medicinal plant that grows mainly in warm...

Get Your Garden Going

Spring is in the air! After the long winter, it is a glorious time for everyone in Kansas.  For most of us, we are busy with the outdoor chores.  Everything from repairing the winter damage to landscaping, our weekends are full. We do, however, get to enjoy the longer...

Manage Menopause with Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa) has a long history of being used as a medicinal plant especially in North America.  It has a reputation of being used frequently by women during menopause.  This historical medicinal plant, however, has been used to treat other...

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