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Lavender: Health Benefits and Uses {Updated}

Lavender is an herb native to northern Africa and the mountainous regions of the Mediterranean. The herb is highly regarded for skin and beauty and is commonly used in fragrances and shampoos to help purify the skin. It can be purchased over-the-counter (OTC) from drugstores, and some versions are used to add flavor to baked goods and foods. There are

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Valerian Root for Insomnia and Anxiety

Valerian is a plant with mild sedative properties that is sold as a sleeping aid and to treat anxiety. But does it work? In the United States (U.S.), valerian dietary supplements are usually sold as sleeping aids. In Europe, people more often take them for restlessness and anxiety. There are actually over 250 valerian species, but Valeriana officinalis is the

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Lavender 101

Lavender’s sweet, floral and slightly herbaceous aroma is unmistakable. If you don’t already have this beautiful perennial shrub planted in your garden, chances are you still have the herb hidden in one of your products at home. From cosmetics, soap, and candles to herbal teas, essential oils and ice cream, lavender leaves its mark everywhere these days—not that its benefits

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‘Let’s Heal It’ ~ Anxiety, Nervousness.

Feelings of nervousness, edginess, agitation, and anxiety are experienced probably frequently – by people everywhere in this modern age. These feelings are a natural response to danger, either perceived or real. Besides physical danger, our nervous and hormonal systems are frequently alerted throughout the day and even the night by background noise, the incessant stimulation of computers, the e-mail barrage, adrenaline-pumping

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