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Homemade treatments and nutrition-based cures to help prevent diseases, reduce inflammation, lose weight naturally and bring your body back into balance.

Top 10 Nutritional Benefits of Arugula


Healthy RocketArugula is a highly nutritious cruciferous vegetable that’s well worth eating as often as possible.

Also called salad rocket or roquette, it has a distinctive and delicious peppery flavor to its soft green leaves and goes particularly well in fresh salads.

Arugula has many beneficial properties for energy production, disease prevention, natural weight loss and a healthier appearance. Here’s just what makes rocket so good for you. Continue Reading

Mucuna Pruriens Benefits for Testosterone, HGH, Dopamine and Better Sleep


Velvet bean Mucuna pruriens is one of the more potent mood enhancing and libido stimulating superfoods available, with noticeable benefits and a long list of uses.

This powerful herb can have a direct influence on your brain’s neurotransmitters and potentially have beneficial effects on your mental state, energy levels, ability to relax and even body composition and testosterone levels.

Mucuna isn’t for everyone though and it’s important to read the dosage information and potential precautions before taking it.

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The Best Avocado Oil Brand for Your Kitchen


High quality avocado oilAvocado oil is growing in popularity as more and more people recognize its value as a superior cooking oil.

Cold pressed avocado oil also has many beneficial properties for improving your appearance, disease prevention and long-term optimal health.

I’ve written before about why avocado oil’s high smoke point makes it the best and perhaps only cooking oil that should be used for high temperature frying.

There’s also numerous reasons why the vegetable oils in most people’s kitchens are damaging to their health and why a good avocado oil is the ideal replacement.

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Brazil Nuts for Selenium, Testosterone and Immunity


Brazil Nuts pros consBrazil nuts are an unusually powerful superfood. As the richest known natural source of selenium, they have many benefits, but also need to be eaten with caution as having too many can have side effects.

Here’s how to use these potent and nutritious nuts for selenium and why they are superior to the kind of selenium found in standard multivitamins.

Also ahead is how many to eat a day and why Brazil nuts can increase your testosterone levels naturally — good news for both men and women.

2020 Update: Brazil Nuts and Selenium for Immunity

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Using Black Walnut for Parasites and Intestinal Worms


Human parasitic wormsBlack walnuts are best known as a parasite treatment, but they have many other potential benefits and uses.

Special compounds in these powerful nuts, and particularly green black walnut hulls, make them not only an effective anti-parasitic, but also a potent anti-bacterial, anti-viral, fungicide and intestinal cleanser.

This page though will focus on using this high potency black walnut hull tincture, and two other special herbs, to get rid of intestinal worms and other parasites living within your body.

The Parasite Problem

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10 Black Walnut Benefits for Better Health


Antifungal black walnutsBlack walnuts are a superfood with many benefits. They have been used traditionally by Native Americans, Chinese, Indian and Russian cultures for centuries for a wide variety of ailments.

Modern scientific research is only just starting to uncover some of the unique nutritional elements in these potent nuts that make them so effective for so many different conditions.

Here are 10 different ways that eating black walnuts or using black walnut hulls may help treat different diseases and benefit your general health.

10 Beneficial Effects of Black Walnuts

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Bok Choy Benefits: Weight Loss, Antioxidants & Nutrients


Nutritional Properties of Bak ChoiBok choy is one of, if not the most popular vegetable to cook with in China, yet still not widely used in America.

Very low in calories but high in many health-promoting nutrients, bok choy is a green superfood well worth using more of in your daily cooking.

What Is Bok Choy?

Originally from China where it has been cultivated for centuries, bok choy is now grown for the US market, predominantly in California and Alberta in Canada.

While it is a member of the cabbage family, it doesn’t really look like one. The shape is closer to a celery, with thick white stalks and dark green rounded leaves.

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A Different Kind of Weight Loss with Triphala


Triphala teaMost weight loss programs focus on cutting calories and dietary fat, eating less food and doing more exercise.

With obesity rates at record levels and climbing it’s clear that these approaches aren’t working for many people.

What if there was a completely different way to lose weight with triphala? One that focused first on clearing out the digestive system to perform at it’s best.

Constipation, The Colon and Weight Gain

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How to Make a Triphala Eye Wash


Triphala EyebathIn Ayurvedic medicine drinking triphala churna water is considered highly beneficial for your eyes and helping to improve your vision.

On this page though I wanted to share something different — a triphala eye wash treatment that has really helped my eyes from the outside.

I tend to be working in front of screens for many hours each day and, while trying to remember to take breaks, it doesn’t always happen when the writing is flowing.

In the past I’d find some days my eyes were starting to get strained and even a little red. My vision was even occasionally blurred and I’d have trouble focusing from too much screen time.

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How to Take Triphala Churna for Digestive Health


Triphala churna dosage

Triphala is an Ayurvedic preparation that is a combination of the powdered fruit of three different herbs – haritaki, bibhitaki and amalaki (commonly known as amla powder).

It is prized in Ayurveda for its ability to balance the doshas (the elements of body and mind) and enhance the process of digestion and elimination.

It’s also known to be beneficial for removing toxins from the digestive tract, cleansing the liver, gallbladder and kidneys and purifying the blood.

After researching the different brands I settled on this highly rated organic preparation and I’ve been very happy with it.

As a precaution, it should not be used by pregnant women and there are other potential side effects to be aware of. On the whole though, triphala churna in an excellent detoxification supplement well worth taking regularly.

Here’s how to use triphala powder to enhance digestion, reduce intestinal problems and improve general health. Also ahead is how to make it up to take and dosage recommendations for best results.

Recommended Dosage

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Triphala Side Effects and Precautions


Triphala pregnant womenTriphala has many benefits for better health. What are the potential side effects to be aware of when using it though? And what should you do if you have a negative reaction to it?

First a quick summary of the important contraindications to be aware of before taking triphala churna.

These are especially relevant for pregnant women, those on blood thinning medication and people suffering from IBS or other digestive disorders.  Continue Reading

The Benefits of Triphala for Hair, Skin and Intestinal Health


Triphala powderTriphala is one of the most highly prized formulas in traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine and it can have some remarkable benefits for your health and appearance.

The name triphala means ‘three fruits’ and it is made by combining preparations of dried and powdered bibhitaki, haritaki and amalaki (commonly known as amla).

Each of these powerful fruits have their own health giving properties but, according to Ayurveda, when they are combined in triphala powder the benefits are amplified.

Triphala Churna for Internal Detoxification

Digestive Tract Cleansing and Nutrient Absorption

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