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Thyme: Medicinal recipe for respiratory tract infections

  Most of us use Thyme in the kitchen with our cooking (if not, you are missing out. It is one of my favorites! SO good), but very few people know that thyme has medicinal attributes as well. The essential oils in Thyme are one of nature’s most potent antimicrobial and antispasmodic substances. Thus, it…

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Hawthorn recipes for the Heart

Hawthorn Recipes for the Heart As previously mentioned (see: Hawthorn article), ripe Hawthorn berries are one of the best things for your heart. They help out with almost every heart condition including blood pressure, cholesterol levels, vascular diseases, etc. Here are some Medicinal recipes to help out your heart that use hawthorn:   Hawthorn Infused…

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Mint Julep

I cannot wait to have a good mint julep with my husband. We shall sit on the back porch, sip our delicious minty drinks, and pretend that we already live in the south. ­čÖé Mint Julep Ingredients: *1/2 cup water *4 tbsp. chopped mint leaves *2 tbsp. sugar *juice of 1 lemon *1 cup club…

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Rosemary: An essential product for cosmetics and household use

Rosemary is an amazingly versatile herb. You can use it for cooking, for medicine, for cosmetics, and for household products. Here are some non-edible recipes that use Rosemary: Hair Rinse Rosemary and thyme have been used for centuries to darken hair and keep it soft and silky. They also have natural antiseptic properties, which give…