• Rosemary
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    Rosemary

    Rosemary is a relative to the mint family and the name is derived from its Latin origin to mean “dew of the sea.” Rosemary is very common in Mediterranean cuisine and has somewhat of a bitter astringent taste to it. While that is true it compliments oily foods very nicely. A tisane can be made from the Rosemary leaves and that is also very popular when cooking. First, it is burned and then added to a BBQ to flavor various foods. Sage, unlike many other herbs, has a high nutritional value to it and is rich in iron, calcium, and vitamin B-6, and is more nutritional in its dried form rather than fresh. Rosemary should be harvested just as you are going to use it because it truly…

  • Herbal Remedies that are Good for Allergies
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    Herbal Remedies that are Good for Allergies

    Have you ever wondered why allergies occurs? Allergies are caused when the body over reacts to certain substances like pollen, ragweed, animal dander, certain foods, like nuts, eggs, milk, chocolate. Substances which cause allergies are called allergens. When the body’s immune system identifies these foreign invaders, it sends out antibodies to get rid of them. Usually, the amount of antibodies sent out is proportional to the amount of allergen. Allergies occur when the body over reacts and sends too many antibodies, which attack the allergen and the body’s own tissue. This causes the symptoms of allergies, hay fever, itchy skin, they can be light and very annoying , runny nose itchy…




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