12 Herbs and Spices for Depression (and Resources)
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12 Herbs and Spices for Depression (and Resources)

My Journey with Depression I never thought I would end up struggling with depression. I always considered myself an optimistic person, but looking back now, maybe I only thought that I was optimistic because nothing seriously negative had ever happened to me.  I started my grown-up years thinking that if you worked hard, you could…

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Dandelion

Name: *Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) Description: *Most Americans consider dandelion a pesty weed. What they don’t realize is that dandelion is one of the BEST nutritional and medicinal plants! *perennial *best in zones 3-9 Parts Used: *whole plant, fresh or dried (flower does not dry well) Position: *full sun to partial shade *no special soil needs…

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Depression

Herbal Teas Depression is a serious problem for many people today. There are some herbal teas that should help bring cheer to the depressed. However, please note that depression is best cured in combination with doctors, exercise, etc. Here are some combinations of herbs to make the best herbal teas for depression: *lavender flower infusion,…

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Lovage Soup

I am eager to try this soup, it sounds delicious! Lovage Soup Ingredients: *2 tbsp. butter *2 medium onions, finely chopped *2 cups potatoes, peeled and diced *4 tbsp. finely chopped lovage leaves *3.5 cups chicken or vegetable stock *1 cup milk or cream *grated nutmeg, salt, and pepper Directions: 1) Melt the butter in…

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Marjoram and sausage pasta

Marjoram is my favorite herb in the kitchen! I adore it! Marjoram and sausage pasta Ingredients: *10.5 oz. rigatoni *9oz. sausages *2tbsp. olive oil *1 large red onion, roughly chopped *2-3 cloves garlic, minced *1 small eggplant, diced *3 small zucchini, diced *2 cups tomato pasta sauce *1 tbsp. fresh chopped marjoram (or, I suppose,…