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HERB OF THE MONTH: Senna (Cassia Senna)

Common name: Cassia Description: Small wood shrub to three feet. Pointed leaves. Seeds encased in pod. Parts used: Leaflets, seed pods. Common use: Limited but important use as a colon cleanser. Senna is a superior laxative, and an ingredient in many over-the-counter preparations found in supermarkets and pharmacies everywhere. Comments: Drunk as tea by people […]

About the writer: Body Mind Spirit Guide

Loving Your Body

Loving Your Body

This is the month of showing love and affection to the most important people in your life, as well as taking time to love yourself. When you don’t feel your best, it’s more difficult to express your passion for others, and for living. Loving your body by providing it with nourishing food improves your health […]

About the writer: Dr. Carol Ann Fischer, D.C., N.D.

Dr. Carol Ann Fischer, D.C., N.D.    Dr. Carol Ann Fischer, D.C., N.D. is a unique Chiropractic Holistic Wellness Consultant. She has been in practice for over 24 years, with specialized training in nutrition & diet modification, weight loss, gentle chiropractic, stress reduction, natural hormone therapy, detoxification,  homeopathy, and acupuncture. For info on her free public workshops on diet, stress, weight loss, hormones and wellness visit www.TLCHolisticWellness.com or contact her by phone at 734-664-0339..

HERB OF THE MONTH: Summer Savary (Satureja Hortensis)

HERB OF THE MONTH:  Summer Savary (Satureja Hortensis)

Common names: Bean herb, white thyme. Description: Grows to 18 inches, hairy stems, and slender leaves. Worldwide.Part used: Leaves. Common use: Summer savory is an excellent expectorant, loosening and helping to eliminate congestion. Aids digestion and “food processing” in the body, making it a great herb to add to your diet. Comments: Drink as tea. […]

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HERB OF THE MONTH ~ Sage (Salvia Officinalis)

HERB OF THE MONTH ~ Sage  (Salvia Officinalis)

Common name: Garden sage, Spanish sage, Creek sage   Description: Evergreen shrub growing to 3 feet.  Oval, velvety leaves, small flowers.  Worldwide.   Part used: Leaves. Common use: Sage is popularly used as an internal antiperspirant, and can reduce or even eliminate body odor.  Often used in the treatment of flesh wounds.  It is also […]

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HERB OF THE MONTH-Saffron (Crocus Sativus)

Saffron  (Crocus Sativus)   Common names: Saffron crocus, Spanish saffron.   Description:  Showy ornamental plant grows to 18 inches.  Found in the Middle East and East.   Part used: Stigmas.   Common use: Saffron cuts cholesterol and clears clogged arteries, promoting circulatory health and well-being.  It also lowers blood pressure and promotes menstruation, making it […]

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Enter the Sweet Treat Challenge!

Enter the Sweet Treat Challenge!

Enter the Sweet Treat Challenge!


 


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About the writer: Ginger Wiechers

Ginger is the former owner of Ginger’s Coffee Connection and currently pursues her passion for food at Ginger’s Cafe & Gourmet Shoppe, Farmington. Besides breakfast and lunch Ginger’s specializes in High Tea, Baby & Bridal Showers, Birthday & Anniversary Celebrations and Weddings. Phone 248-987-6551 for reservations. www.gingerscafeoffarmington.com

Sit with Me, Sip Some Tea, And Get Healthy!

Sit with Me, Sip Some Tea, And Get Healthy!



Sit with Me, Sip Some Tea, And Get Healthy!



Come sit with me, and sip some tea, while I tell you a story of one of nature’s greatest gifts. Known for its characteristic, pungent taste, the ginger root has been used for thousands of years as a medicinal herb. It boasts a long list of beneficial properties and is said to be used in over half of all Chinese herbal prescriptions.

About the writer: Dr. William H. Karl, D.C.

Dr. William H. Karl, D.C., is a Certified Wellness Doctor with over 30 years of experience helping people become well and achieve optimal health.  With an extensive knowledge of the human body and a keen interest in applying new and advanced techniques, he is able to provide the finest care possible for each and every one of his patients! Visit his website to sign up for a free monthly newsletter, or call (734) 425-8220 to find out how you can start getting healthier!

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