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Tulsi Tea Recipe and Holy Basil Benefits

Tulsi, or holy basil, is an Ayurvedic herb native to India where it is valued as an energizing beverage and sacred plant. Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum) is a distant cousin to “culinary basil” but is an entirely unique species with specific properties as an anti-stress adaptogen herb. We’ll show you how to use it in a delicious tulsi tea recipe.Holy Basil, Krishna-Vana-Rama Organic Mountain Rose Herbs – 4oz to 1lb – http://bit.ly/1oX185QBulk 100% Organic Tulsi Tea Mix – http://bit.ly/1pRQ72U

Tulsi Boxed Tea Assortment, Organic India – http://bit.ly/1hzznxZ

Tulsi (1/2 lb.), Organic Leaf Powder – http://bit.ly/Ucq7Fy

Holy Basil TEA (Anti-Stress), 7oz – Organic Traditions – http://bit.ly/1pRQN8D

Tulsi Tea Page: http://bit.ly/1x8xqgk

Using Turmeric Root, An Immune Boosting Natural Anti-Inflammatory

Turmeric root is one of those ordinary spices you wouldn’t normally think to call a superfood, but this curcumin containing rhyzome is actually full of health enhancing properties and one of the most extensively researched herbs around. Turmeric offers a potent source of antioxidant-rich compounds as well as antibiotic, antiviral and antifungal properties. Consuming the fresh root or powder is a simple and effective way to re-boost immune health and other evidence suggests its specific usefulness as anti-inflammatory, helpful as an herbal remedy for muscle soreness and digestive disorders.

Organic Turmeric Root Powder, 4oz – 1lbhttp://bit.ly/1DOJ9Th –
Organic Turmeric Root Capsules – http://bit.ly/1DKuXKs
Organic Turmeric Extract – http://bit.ly/1C5VdiN
Herb Pharm Turmeric, 60 count – http://bit.ly/1zHcD4z
MegaFood Extinguish / Turmeric Strength – http://bit.ly/1zh4srZ
Source Naturals Turmeric Extract – 95% Curcumin 50Tabs – http://bit.ly/1ADAhln
Organic India Turmeric Powder – 1 lb. – http://bit.ly/16ssrNWTurmeric Root Page: http://bit.ly/1BXP5ZX

Additional Sourced Info:

The effect of curcumin (turmeric) on Alzheimer’s disease: An overview: http://1.usa.gov/1oWiQme
Clinical studies with curcumin: http://1.usa.gov/1C2Iyeb
Therapeutic Roles of Curcumin: Lessons Learned from Clinical Trials: http://1.usa.gov/1zXYqn1
Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin: http://1.usa.gov/SiHvaN
Turmeric and curcumin: Biological actions and medicinal applications: http://bit.ly/1KzrLnE
Efficacy and mechanism of action of turmeric supplements in the treatment of experimental arthritis: http://1.usa.gov/1l0kRzd
Efficacy and safety of curcumin in major depressive disorder: a randomized controlled trial: http://1.usa.gov/1IK6uJE
Curcumin-free turmeric exhibits anti-inflammatory and anticancer activities: Identification of novel components of turmeric: http://1.usa.gov/16st5v0
Anti-inflammatory effect of Curcuma longa (turmeric) on collagen-induced arthritis: an anatomico-radiological study: http://1.usa.gov/1D734OM
Anticancer potential of curcumin: preclinical and clinical studies: http://1.usa.gov/18IUxmw

All information is for educational purposes only and is the personal view of the author; not intended as medical advice,
diagnosis or prescription. This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to cure or prevent any disease.

Ayurvedic Herbs, The Tonic Superfoods of Ayurveda

These are our favorite top ayurvedic herbs or rasayanas used in the system of Ayurveda to energize and deeply nourish reproductive health as well as digestive, immune and nervous system functions. They have been a part of the East Indian Vedic system of medicine for thousands of years, one of the oldest forms of healthcare in the world.
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Organic Ashwagandha powder, Banyan Botanicals 2oz, 1/2lb, 1lb, 5lbs – http://bit.ly/1Bn69W9
Organic Ashwagandha Liquid Extract, Banyan Botanicals 1oz – http://bit.ly/1HB1ljv
Organic Mucuna Pruriens Liquid Extract, Banyan Botanicals – http://bit.ly/1AwMSbs
Organic Shatavari Powder, Banyan Botanicals 2oz, 1/2lb, 1lb, 5lbs – http://bit.ly/1AD3i1D
Organic Shatavari tablets, Banyan Botanicals 500mg 90tab – http://bit.ly/1HXKQ3N
Organic Amalaki powder, Banyan Botanicals – 2oz, 1/2lb, 1lb, 5lbs – http://bit.ly/1FeSJ0v
Organic Tulsi powder (Ocimum sanctum), Banyan Botanicals2oz, 1/2lb, 1lb, 5lbs – http://bit.ly/1Azcbto
Organic Bacopa (Brahmi) Liquid Extract, Banyan Botanicals – http://bit.ly/1LOBd8J
Shilajit tablets, Organic, Banyan Botanicals – 300mg/90tab – http://bit.ly/1SF8Q1s
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Ayurvedic Herbs Page: http://bit.ly/1bbheTJ

Cleansing Herbs for the Liver and More – Super Healing Herbs for Detoxification

Cleansing herbs are the roots, barks, mushrooms, seeds and berries of various plants that help to cleanse the blood and purify the body of internal toxicity accumulated from environmental pollutants as well as metabolic wastes produced from substances we ingest. We’ll share our list of favorites and how to use them.Restore the Liver – 90caps – http://bit.ly/Qc74ILLiver Formula tablets, certified organic – http://bit.ly/1kJJlIeDragon Herbs Liver Tonic – 100 caps – http://bit.ly/1hvTyaf

Herb Pharm’s Healthy Liver Tonic Compound 4 – http://bit.ly/1uxEUZ7

Liver Rescue™ Liver Support, 30caps to 120caps – http://bit.ly/1oonQjP

HealthForce Healing Cleanse™- Level I – http://bit.ly/1mAygf6

Cleansing Herbs Page: http://bit.ly/1njTLVo

Harvesting Wild Horsetail Plant, A Nutritive Herb High in Minerals

The horsetail plant (Equisetum arvense), also called or shavegrass, is an ancient plant species and one of the highest plant sources for the bone strengthening mineral silica. Learn more about other nutritional components, its health benefits and how to identify and harvest your own for horsetail tea or tincture making.
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Herb Pharm Horsetail Extract 1 Oz – http://shrsl.com/?~6ape
Certified Organic Horsetail (Shavegrass) Equisetum arvense, 4oz – 1lb – http://bit.ly/1nwwz27
Wildharvested & Kosher Certified Horsetail Extract, 1oz – 4oz – http://bit.ly/1qZ8D8v
Organic Equisetum arvense Horsetail Herb Capsules, 405 mg/100 capsules – http://bit.ly/Y9UC0Y
Horsetail (Shavegrass) Powder Organic Equisetum arvense – from Bulgaria, 4oz – 1lb – http://bit.ly/1Bav9SR
Alvita, Organic Horsetail Tea – 24 Bags – http://shrsl.com/?~6apg
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Horsetail Plant Page: http://bit.ly/Z6lT4v
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Additional Sourced Info:
Journal of Nutrition Health and Aging, Silicon and Bone Health: http://1.usa.gov/1uweO7c
Three Herbs: Nettles, Horsetail and Mullein, Ryan Drum; http://bit.ly/1nwwz2e
Rudolph Steiner Archive: http://bit.ly/1q9c6Fs

Gotu Kola Benefits for the Brain, the Nerves and Varicose Veins

Gotu kola is an Ayurvedic herb that is particularly replenishing and rejuvenating for the nervous system. Also known as a “brain tonic” for increasing mental focus and memory. It is one of the great medicinal adaptogens and rasayana herbs used for centuries in both Traditional Chinese Medicine and the Indian Herbal System of Ayurveda.
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Gotu Kola Leaf Organic, 4oz-1lb – http://bit.ly/1xjEd60
Gotu Kola Powder Organic, 4oz-1lb – http://bit.ly/TQghIP
Brahmi/Gotu Kola org (bulk) – http://bit.ly/1z9016q
Herb Pharm’s Gotu Kola/Centella asiatica A-F Glycerite 1 oz – http://bit.ly/1oq42xr
Tulsi Gotu Kola Boxed Tea – 18 Tea Bags, Organic India – http://bit.ly/1vyMnou
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Gotu Kola Page: http://bit.ly/1qzwlwB
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Additional Sourced Info:
A double-blind, placebo-controlled study on the effects of Gotu Kola (Centella asiatica) on acoustic startle response in healthy subjects: http://1.usa.gov/1mwK8Uk
Effects of the total triterpenic fraction of Centella asiatica in venous hypertensive microangiopathy: a prospective, placebo-controlled, randomized trial: http://1.usa.gov/1pnOIiq
Total triterpenic fraction of Centella asiatica in chronic venous insufficiency and in high-perfusion microangiopathy: http://1.usa.gov/1wDpOkD
American Cancer Society: http://bit.ly/1rqUbdL

Ginkgo Biloba Leaf, Circulatory Stimulant and Brain Tonic

The ginkgo biloba tree and its leaves have been studied extensively in the past several decades as one of the top super herbs for improving cognitive functions, especially in those with aged-related neurodegenerative diseases. Referred to as yín xìng in Chinese medicine, the leaves of the ginkgo tree have long been used by herbalists for their effects as a brain tonic helpful for improving memory and the ability to concentrate. As a blood vessel dilator, it works directly with the circulatory system to increase oxygen supply to the brain. Learn more about specific constituents, like flavonoid glycosides and terpene lactones, and also how to harvest your own fresh ginkgo leaves.Herb Pharm Ginkgo Bacopa, 60 count – http://bit.ly/1c8il7O
Herb Pharm’s Ginkgo/Ginkgo biloba 1 oz – http://bit.ly/1zilh7B
Gaia Herbs Ginkgo Leaf 60Caps – http://bit.ly/1PQ2NG2
CircuForce™ (Ginkgo Biloba+) Brain Power – http://bit.ly/1aygkRt
Gaia Herbs Ginkgo/Gotu Kola Supreme 1oz – http://bit.ly/1b4FM2f
Organic Gingko Leaf, Fall Gold Mountain Rose Herbs – 4oz- 1lb – http://bit.ly/1E3FrJT
Organic Gingo Leaf, Mountain Rose Herbs – 4oz- 1lb – http://bit.ly/1aXxl8g
Mountain Rose Herbs, Ginkgo Extract 4-8oz – http://bit.ly/1CMhPn8
Organic Gingko Leaf Capsules Mountain Rose Herbs – 4oz- 1lb – http://bit.ly/1cR4gwj
Dragon Herbs Diamond Mind, 2 fl oz – http://bit.ly/1LqYKMI
NutriGold Ginkgo Biloba Extract – Double Strength Ginkgo Biloba Gold, 120mg, 180 Caps – http://amzn.to/1DJOfm0Ginkgo Biloba Benefits Page: http://bit.ly/1J515eo

Additional Sourced Info:

Chemical analysis of Ginkgo biloba leaves and extracts: http://bit.ly/1IfyJy8
The ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) protects hippocampal neurons against cell death induced by b-amyloid: http://bit.ly/1cxbAgH
Ginkgo Biloba Extract and Long-Term Cognitive Decline: A 20-Year Follow-Up Population-Based Study: http://1.usa.gov/1JLAzb2
A systematic review on natural medicines for the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease with meta-analyses of intervention effect of ginkgo: http://1.usa.gov/1FV9LUp
Efficacy and adverse effects of ginkgo biloba for cognitive impairment and dementia: http://1.usa.gov/1zimZpq
EGb761 provides a protective effect against Aß1-42 oligomer-induced cell damage and blood-brain barrier disruption: http://1.usa.gov/1ywPHZ2
Efficacy and tolerability of Ginkgo biloba extract EGb 761® in dementia: a systematic review and meta-analysis: http://1.usa.gov/1zin3p3
Clinical efficacy of Vitrum Memory in patients with glaucoma and dry form of age-related macular degeneration: http://1.usa.gov/1zin7VO
EGb 761: ginkgo biloba extract, Ginkor: http://1.usa.gov/1DkGfGF
Toxicity and Carcinogenicity Studies of Ginkgo biloba Extract in Rat and Mouse: Liver- http://1.usa.gov/1aXA9SQ
Urban Forests and Pollution: http://bit.ly/1H9pYXA
An Overview of Lead Poisoning, The Merck Manual: http://bit.ly/1CMjWHt
Ginkgo Heavy Metals Ratings – http://bit.ly/1OgBmS0
Toxic Elements and Heavy Metals: http://bit.ly/1CMk21V
The memory enhancing effects of a Ginkgo biloba/Panax ginseng combination in healthy middle-aged volunteers: http://1.usa.gov/1JLAK6f
Ginkgo biloba special extract EGb 761 in generalized anxiety disorder and adjustment disorder with anxious mood: http://1.usa.gov/1DJQpCa
Ginkgo biloba extract (EGb 761) and CNS functions: basic studies and clinical applications: http://1.usa.gov/1zinyzB

All information is for educational purposes only and is the personal view of the author; not intended as medical advice,
diagnosis or prescription. This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to cure or prevent any disease.

Pau D’arco Bark, An Immune Enhancing Herbal Antibiotic

Pau d’arco bark is a cleansing herb and immune system modulator with compounds, like lapachol and beta-lapachone, which stimulate immune cell activity as well as provide antifungal and anti-inflammatory effects. The bark teas or extracts can be used for their natural antibiotic properties, eliminating potentially harmful bacteria and yeast, while supporting the growth of beneficial intestinal bacteria. Often recommended for conditions like candida overgrowth, parasites or autoimmune disorders, lapacho or pau d’arco is a delicious tasting tea that can be used periodically for cleansing purposes as a refreshing hot or cold drink.

Wild Harvested Pau d’ Arco Bark, Mountain Rose Herbs, 4oz-1lb – http://bit.ly/1F5NEv8
Wild Harvested Pau d’ Arco Bark Powder, Mountain Rose Herbs, 4oz-1lb – http://bit.ly/1CarmI1
Pau d’ Arco Bark Extract, Mountain Rose Herbs – http://bit.ly/1DcEqOp
Pau d’ Arco Bark Capsules, Mountain Rose Herbs – http://bit.ly/1CbgFGA
Tea, Pau d’Arco, 3.5oz – Sunfood – http://bit.ly/1EEoULM
Solaray’s Pau DArco Inner Bark 510mg 100Caps – http://bit.ly/1GxCo9h
Herb Pharm’s Pau d’Arco/Tabebuia impetiginosa 1 oz – http://bit.ly/1MwWCEc
Herb Pharm’s Pau d’Arco/Tabebuia impetiginosa 4 oz – http://bit.ly/1wBBEQs
Traditional Medicinals Pau D’Arco Herbal Tea, 16-Count Wrapped Tea Bags (Pack of 6) – http://amzn.to/1BaGGiv
Wisdom Herbs Pau D’arco Tea 20Bags – http://bit.ly/1Eg5JoYPau D’arco Bark Page: http://bit.ly/1BaF8EXAdditional Sourced Info:Lapachol: an overview: http://bit.ly/1EEp5qk
Cyclopentene dialdehydes from Tabebuia impetiginosa: http://1.usa.gov/1Mwa2y8
Involvement of NO/cGMP signaling in the apoptotic and anti-angiogenic effects of beta-lapachone: http://1.usa.gov/1BaGP5k
ß-Lapachone ameliorization of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis: http://1.usa.gov/1L4wQKe
Selective growth-inhibiting effects of compounds identified in Tabebuia impetiginosa inner bark on human intestinal bacteria: http://1.usa.gov/1MwWPHq
Mechanistic studies of cancer cell mitochondria- and NQO1-mediated redox activation of beta-lapachone, a potentially novel anticancer agent: http://1.usa.gov/1MwWS65
Intratumoral delivery of beta-lapachone via polymer implants for prostate cancer therapy: http://1.usa.gov/1AiI0Aw
Cytotoxicity of lapachol metabolites produced by probiotics: http://1.usa.gov/19fxQdK
Demonstration of the lapachol as a potential drug for reducing cancer metastasis: http://1.usa.gov/18gACyd
ß-lapachone-Induced Apoptosis of Human Gastric Carcinoma: http://1.usa.gov/1CarZ4t
Cytotoxicity of lapachol, ß-lapachone and related synthetic 1,4-naphthoquinones against oesophageal cancer cells: http://1.usa.gov/1b6vFtA
Growth inhibitory activity for cancer cell lines of lapachol and its natural and semi-synthetic derivatives: http://1.usa.gov/1FVsRJj
Beta-lapachone induces growth inhibition and apoptosis in bladder cancer cells by modulation of Bcl-2 family and activation of caspases: http://1.usa.gov/1FVsUEY
Antibacterial activity of Tabebuia impetiginosa Martius ex DC (Taheebo) against Helicobacter pylori: http://1.usa.gov/1GKQ98g
Anti-inflammatory effects of taheebo, a water extract from the inner bark of Tabebuia avellanedae: http://1.usa.gov/1ArIhjK

All information is for educational purposes only and is the personal view of the author; not intended as medical advice,
diagnosis or prescription. This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to cure or prevent any disease.