DIY: How to Make Your Own Herbal Tinctures

March 27, 2015 by  
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Many people who take an active role in their own health and well being also tend towards naturally-sourced nutritional supplements and remedies for minor ailments, such as taking a cup of chamomile tea to alleviate insomnia, or a peppermint infusion to soothe an upset stomach. In addition to serving as drinkable herbal delights, tinctures can be effective remedies for a variety of health issues, from anemia to PMS, and can also boost your immune system. Many herbs and flowers are now ready to be harvested, so r ead on to learn more about medicinal tinctures, and how you can make your own at home. Read the rest of DIY: How to Make Your Own Herbal Tinctures Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alcohol , alcohol tincture , herbal , herbal medicine , herbalism , herbalist , herbs , plants , tincture , tincture making , tinctures

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Meet 5 Common Backyard Plants with Healing Superpowers

September 16, 2014 by  
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Although you may already be familiar with many of your neighborhood “weeds”  and their myriad uses (such as using dandelion leaves in salad), it’s quite possible that you pass by several other important plants on a daily basis, completely unaware of their awesomeness. Those listed below are usually torn from manicured gardens because some people believe that they’re not as refined or pretty as peonies or hollyhocks, but their healing properties are so spectacular that they should earn a place of esteem amongst the most prized rose species. Take a look at these humble little plants , and if you find them popping up around your own yard, maybe you’ll find a new appreciation for them. Read the rest of Meet 5 Common Backyard Plants with Healing Superpowers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: backyard plants , backyard weeds , bleeding , coltsfoot , common plants , common weeds , decoction , DIY tinctures , echinacea , gallbladder , healing , Healing plants , healing weeds , herb , herbal healing , herbal medicine , herbal remedies , herbal tea , herbs , home remedies , infection , milk thistle , mullein , thistle , tincture , wild plants , yarrow

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1000-Foot-Tall Tower in the Amazon Will Monitor Climate Change From High in the Sky

September 16, 2014 by  
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If you think trees in the rainforest are pretty tall, a new tower being built in the Amazon to monitor climate change will make them look tiny. The Amazon Tall Tower is a joint effort between Brazil and Germany to determine just how much carbon dioxide actually passes through the greenery of the Amazon Rainforest – a vast carbon sink and vastly important place at the heart of climate change on Earth. According to Gizmodo , the tower will be about 1,000 feet high – which is higher than the Eiffel Tower – and it will help scientists measure how much CO2 the rainforest absorbs or releases each year. Read the rest of 1000-Foot-Tall Tower in the Amazon Will Monitor Climate Change From High in the Sky Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Amazon , Brazil , carbon , change , climate , dioxide , gasses , germany , global , greenhouse , max , planck , rainforest , tall , tower , warming

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DIY: How to Make Your Own Tinctures from Herbs at Home

August 6, 2013 by  
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Many people who take an active role in their own health and well being also tend towards naturally-sourced nutritional supplements and remedies for minor ailments, such as taking a cup of chamomile tea to alleviate insomnia, or a peppermint infusion to soothe an upset stomach. In addition to serving as drinkable herbal delights, tinctures can be effective remedies for a variety of issues. Read on to take a look at what they are, and how to make them. Read the rest of DIY: How to Make Your Own Tinctures from Herbs at Home Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: alcohol , alcohol tincture , herbal , herbal medicine , herbalism , herbalist , herbs , plants , tincture , tincture making , tinctures        

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