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Magic of Mesquite

The Tree of Life: The mesquite is a tree or bush that grows in desert regions throughout the world, areas not suitable for most agriculture. On 25% of our planet species of mesquite can be found growing without any assistance from fertilizers, pesticides, irrigation or capitalization. This is not surprising since the mesquite tree’s root…

Easily Improve Your Health With An Alkaline Diet

Because of factors like diet and stress, many people in the industrialized world have bodies that are too acidic and over-burdened with toxins, and so are afflicted with health problems that run the gamut from minor and major skin irritations to depression, chronic fatigue and back pain to arthritis, ulcers, osteoporosis and cancer. Just consider…

Ayurveda Home Remedies For IBS

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a blanket term for a variety of diseases, causing discomfort in the gastro-intestinal tract. It’s a disorder in which the intestines don’t function properly, also commonly referred to as “functional bowel” or “spastic colon.” It is characterized by chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating, and alteration of bowel habits in the…

Acid Reflux: The Symptoms To Watch Out For

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is a condition wherein the chyme (the semi-digested food in the stomach) goes up in to the esophagus which is primarily caused by dysfunctional lower esophageal sphincters (LES), abnormal contractions of the esophagus, and delayed emptying of the stomach. Esophagitis, or inflammation of the lining of the esophagus, may result from…

Which Five Element Constitution Is Your Pet?

The Chinese developed the five element theory over 3000 years ago. The theories of Yin/Yang and the five elements are two of the most important principles in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The theories evolved as the ancient Chinese observed the ever changing dynamics of their natural surroundings. They observed similar dynamics existed between the natural world…

7 Health Benefits of Cyanidin 3-Glucoside

Cyanidin 3-glucoside (C3G) is a water-soluble plant compound that is part of the anthocyanins category. It plays an active role in producing the dark color pigments in a variety of fruits and flowers. This natural substance is primarily sourced from fruits and vegetable with dark skins such as purple potatoes, blueberries, plums, blackcurrants, and black…

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

In Upton Sinclairs’, “The Jungle,” an extended family of Lithuanian descent, immigrate to turn of the 20th century America with the good intentions of working hard and prospering. After settling into the meat packing district of Chicago and finding jobs, the family quickly finds themselves brutally repressed by the packers they work for. Blood is…

Ovarian Cancer Symptoms

Cancer of the ovary, a disease affecting one of both of the ovaries, is one of the most serious and under-recognized ailments affecting women. In United States, it is considered as the fifth among the most fatal gynecologic cancers (affecting the female reproductive organs). It is said that in every 57 women, one may be…

Owner’s Guide to Mouth Rot in Iguanas

Mouth rot in iguanas is also known as stomatitis.  This condition is characterized by inflammation of the mouth.  This usually causes swelling and bleeding of the oral tissues.  So, what exactly causes stomatitis in iguanas? Causes Most reptiles develop mouth rot because of stress, which weakens their immune system and opens them up to infection. …