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When Life Gives You Lemons… 12 Ways to Use Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons

When life gives you lemons… Wow you won the lottery! Lemons are great and can be used in various ways that will spruce up your life. They have an abundance of vitamins, minerals phytonutrients, flavonoids, potassium, folate and antioxidants.  it is believed that lemons originated in north India and grew to east Asia, and Europe eventually. Now lemon grows all over the world and is also a hot house favourite in cold countries. When life gives you lemons, here are 12  things you could do with them:   Prevent fruits and vegetables from oxidizing. Potatoes, avocados, apples and bananas tend to turn brown within minutes off chopping them. If you would like to keep them fresh for a longer period of time so you can have a greener guacamole and use bananas and apples in your fruit salad, squeeze half a...

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Six Healing Flowers in Traditional Herbal Medicine

Six Healing Flowers

Beautiful blooming  little things in nature, gorgeous, soothing to the mind and eyes.. they add colour and brightness in a case in your living room or by the window. But, you’d be surprised at how many illnesses these bright cheerful things can cure. They’re not just pretty things to look at, or decorate your house with, but very useful when it comes to letting nature take over and heal mind body and soul. Some of them are simply that, healing flowers. I would like to elaborate on six of my favourite flowers that I have used on my healing journey, both on patients and myself. Calendula, Echinacea, Lavender, Passionflower, Peony and Dandelion Calendula: Calendula is an annual herb, bright yellow or orange with pale green leaves. It’s mostly a European plant, but now it grows in the Americas, Mediterranean and...

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