What You Choose To Eat Is One Of The Most Powerful Medicines of All

What You Choose To Eat Is One Of The Most Powerful Medicines of All
What You Choose To Eat Is One Of The Most Powerful Medicines of All

Food is the most powerful medicine available to heal chronic disease, which will account for over 50 million deaths and cost the global economy $47 trillion by 2030. All you need to do is eat your medicine and think of your grocery store as your pharmacy.

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How To Preserve The Flavor and Potency Of Dried Herbs

How To Preserve The Flavor and Potency Of Dried Herbs
How To Preserve The Flavor and Potency Of Dried Herbs

Preserving the fresh flavor of herbs does not end with drying them or even purchasing freshly dried herbs. To ensure your dried herbs stay fresh and potent all winter follow these tips.

1. Store dried herbs in a glass or ceramic sealed container that has an airtight lid. Plastic containers are permeable and allow air to easily come in dulling the flavor and potency of dried herbs.

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2. Store dried herbs in dark, dry and cool areas such as a drawer or cupboard. Do not keep dry herbs under bright lights, on windowsills, on the kitchen table or near any humidity sources such as the stove or sink.

If you would like to store your dried herbs under light or out in the open for some reason like on the kitchen table, you can do so without losing any loss in flavor or potency by storing them in a heavy duty ultraviolet glass or cobalt glass container. These containers have UV filtering properties and will protect light sensitive materials so you can store them anywhere you want with no degradation. You can find heavy duty ultraviolet herb containers here: http://amzn.to/1G0vsGr

3. If self-drying your own herbs, be sure the herbs are completely dry before putting them into an airtight container for storage. You will know the herbs have been dried enough when they crumble easily between your thumb and finger. To be sure they have dried properly, check the herbs in the container after a week. If there is any moisture inside of the container they have not been dried long enough. Remove the herbs from the container and dry again until the herbs have completely dried.

4. One of the most important points to remember in keeping your dried herbs flavorful and potent throughout the winter and beyond is to be mindful when you are adding dried herbs to a recipe to always measure out the herbs away from the stove. Standing over an oven with an open herb jar will add humidity to the jar, dull the flavor of the herbs and shorten the storage life of dried herbs.

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Herbal Remedies For Female Problems

Herbal Remedies For Female ProblemsHerbal Remedies For Female Problems

Almost all women experience menstrual problems at one time or another. The good news is that there are a few specific herbal remedies in place to help keep things running smoothly.

Many women experiencing heavy flows are often found to be overproducing a hormone called prostaglandin F2 alpha. Some women naturally produce this hormone in excess and others do as a result of a high fat, low nutrient diet. To help regulate a heavy flow and to deal with other menstrual problems here are the best natural remedies.

1. Vitex aka Chasteberry For Regulating Periods and Lightening Heavy Flows

Vitex aka Chasteberry is one of the best herbs for regulating the period and lightening heavy flows. Taking a chasteberry tincture daily will work wonders to staunch a heavy flow and keep your period regular. Chasteberry is also very helpful for women who are coming off of birth control pills. Many women experience irregular flows for up to several years after going off of birth control pills and chasteberry will significantly shorten the time needed to get back to a regular rhythm again. Chasteberry is also one of the best herbs for PMS and for helping ease out the placenta after childbirth and increasing breast milk. It nourishes the entire endocrine system and is also amazing for menopause as it helps relieve hot flashes, depression, flooding and irregular cycles.

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2. Red Raspberry Leaf For Cramping and Heavy Flows

Red raspberry leaf is one of the best all-around female tonics and every female should have a batch of it on hand to drink daily or weekly to nourish the entire female system. It is THE herb for the female body and takes care of almost all female problems within it in an overall manner benefitting every female organ. It is an amazing uterine tonic and helps to relieve heavy bleeding, lightening the menstrual flow and also relieves cramps. It is an excellent source of calcium and magnesium.

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3. Ginger Tea

Making a ginger tea or chewing on ginger chews works to slow production of prostaglandin F2 and also lightens heavy flows. It also has the added bonus of being the best natural cure for nausea and motion sickness.

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4. Progesterone Creams

Natural progesterone creams are very important and most women can benefit massively from them, especially if the hormones are going out of whack. Many women produce excess estrogen in the body. Natural progesterone cream regulates and blocks the excess estrogen and also lightens heavy flows in the body. It takes hormones that are unbalanced and rebalances them naturally. Simply apply ¼ to ½ tsp of cream to your stomach once or twice a day for relief.

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5. Cramp Bark

Cramp bark, as the name suggests, is the ultimate cramp reliever for the body. It relaxes muscle tissues and relieves painful menstrual cramps. Cramp bark is also useful for relieving the pains associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It also is excellent for high blood pressure as it relieves tension in the cardiac muscle, veins and arteries. It is used for restless legs, thrown out backs and muscles and is used by midwives as a mainstay for preventing miscarriage and promoting uterine muscle tone and regulating contractions. It is excellent for the aftermath of pregnancy and lingering pain and helps the uterus to regain its natural shape.

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6. The Power Of Pressure Points

You can also try using the power of pressure points on the body to regulate heavy flows. Press on the center of your top lip right under your nose for 1 minute. Doing this every 15 minutes a few times a day has been shown to staunch heavy flows in the body and regulate bleeding.

7. Don’t Forget To Replace Your Iron

If you are bleeding heavily every month you are also losing a lot of iron every month as well. A lack of iron in the body leads to fatigue, irritability and an overall weakness. Be sure to take an iron supplement or dandelion tincture, which is loaded with iron and will keep your levels and energy high in the body, replacing any lost. For the best absorption mix the dandelion tincture recommended dosage into a glass of orange juice and drink it during the day. Vitamin C enhances the absorption of iron in the body.

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These gentle remedies will help ease your monthly cycles and let you enjoy being female again.

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Excellent Gun Barrel Cleaning Tool!

Excellent Gun Barrel Cleaning Tool

Excellent Gun Barrel Cleaning Tool!

The most important part of your firearm to keep clean is the barrel:
The barrel is where the heat, friction, powder detonation, fouling and the like all take place. In order to keep the barrel appropriately clean to prevent malfunctions, jams, reduced muzzle energy, accuracy and the like or even at times “stovepiping” due to poor extraction, one must somewhat laboriously use traditional cleaning kits, rods, brushes, patches, etc. to keep things clean and functioning. However there is a much more efficient alternative to all of that – the bore snake.

A bore snake is an expanded cloth rope like device with an “oil patch” section, brass scrubber and swab all built into one unit. You simply add a bit of barrel cleaner (for cleaner and more effective results) such as Hoppe’s #9 to the front area of the bore snake, open the action, lock or hold the bolt open, pass the pull string through the barrel and pull it through. It cleans the barrel in one swipe. For more heavy fouling, you just pull the snake through several times for a completely thorough cleaning, slow on the first pull and faster on the next couple of pulls. No more cleaning kits, parts laying about, no more stashing cleaning rods or even losing them. The bore snake is a small, lightweight, easily rolled up and packed, unobtrusive piece of equipment that will do the job of many objects or an entire cleaning kit.

A perfect device for everything from emergency and survival situations to open combat or even simply practicing and having fun at the range with friends. It’s an easier, simpler and far more efficient alternative to complex cleaning processes. A great gift for anyone with a firearm (since everyone should have one!) and a perfect addition to any “bugout”, emergency-survival or firearm gear kit!

The bore snake is available in every caliber and can be used on ALL types of firearms.

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Natural Anxiety Remedies

Natural Anxiety RemediesNatural Remedies For Anxiety

Taking the following in the form of a tea, supplement, etc, will help greatly in calming, lifting the mood, relieving one from depression and even aid one in sleeping and physically relaxing if under a great deal of physical or emotional stress. These herbs are well known and have a very long history, in the thousands of years, of use for this purpose and are still used for such on a regular basis!

Choose only one and stick with that to make once daily for a week to two weeks and see if you improve. If you do not get much of an affect from one, give yourself a day or two then switch to another and see how it works out for you. Chances are you are going to find at least one, if not all, are very effective at keeping anxiety at bay.  However, use each for only up to two weeks at a time and give yourself a few days in between for the body to balance, clean and adjust as is required before resuming use, since many of these substances are also removing toxins and providing essential nutrients needed for big improvements within the body.

Licorice should be taken for only up to two weeks at a time like the others, but then one should stop or avoid taking licorice root tea for one to two weeks at a time in intervals.

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Super Seeds For The Body

Super Seeds For The Body
Super Seeds For The Body

Chia Seeds

Calcium, manganese and phosphorus for healthy bones and teeth.  Prevents blood sugar spikes.  Healthy omega-3 fats.  Fiber promotes healthy digestion.  Tryptophan regulates appetite, sleep and improves mood.

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Pumpkin Seeds

High in zinc, manganese, protein, phosphorus, magnesium, B vitamins, iron, copper, vitamin E and vitamin K.  Fights chronic disease and protects against osteoporosis. The most alkaline-forming seed.

Sunflower Seeds

High magnesium lowers blood pressure, strengthens bones, prevents migraines and reduces risk of heart attack and stroke.  Vitamin E neutralizes free radicals.  Selenium induces DNA repair and protects against cancer.

Flax Seeds

Rich in ALA which prevents heart disease, inflammation and arthritis.  Contains lignans that protect the body from cancer.  Reduces symptoms of menopause. High in Omega-3 and fiber.  Skin cancer protector.  Eat these if you will be in the sun a lot.

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Hemp Seeds

High in GLA.  Naturally balances hormones.  Omega-3 and omega-6 for cardiovascular health.  Rich in vitamin E.  Perfect digestible protein.  Reduces arthritis.  Appetite regulator.  Promotes healthy hair, skin and nails.  Prevents Alzheimer’s.

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Sesame Seeds

Rich in copper.  Good source of manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, molybdenum and calcium.  Highest phytosterol content seed.  Lowers cholesterol, enhances immune system response.

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Revolutionary 932F Extreme Heat Gloves

Revolutionary 932°F Extreme Heat Gloves

Extreme Heat Gloves – A Survival Gear Necessity! Revolutionary 932°F Extreme Heat Resistant EN407 Certified Gloves. Thick but Light-Weight & Flexible

Essential for every survival kit, these extreme heat gloves can take up to 932°F with no harm to the hands.  Use for grilling, camping, cooking and handling anything hot as these gloves have the highest heat resistance rating of heat protection gloves you will find – far above any oven mitt or potholder and can be used for anything and have a sturdy sure grip.

Made of high quality materials, these grill gloves absorb even the slightest hint of heat, so that even the hottest object feels like it came straight out of the fridge.   They also have a nice fit that only gets better with frequent use. They have silicone strips for a superb grip and complete confidence and safety.

A vast improvement over oven mitts and potholders with their massive heat tolerance, multi-functional use, increased functionality and a wider range of movement. Handling a piping hot cast iron skillet or even turning food on a gas grill using these is a breeze. Enjoy great success in the kitchen!

The ultimate multi-purpose extreme heat glove for every survival kit.  These gloves can not only be used for working on the grill or serving food that is too hot to handle, you can also use these extreme heat resistant gloves to do car repairs, for welding, to tend to smokers, change light bulbs, carry logs for the fireplace and even pick up salt blocks!  The ultimate survival glove when it comes to dealing with high heat.

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