Would You Like Some Arsenic With That?

The following excerpt is from an article was published November 2013, by Dr. Isaac Eliaz. It is certainly worthy of our attention, since toxins play a huge role in our overall health. ~~~~~~~~~~~ Tasteless and odorless, arsenic may appear innocuous enough; but it can be a deadly poison in your food. In sufficient quantities, the … Continue reading Would You Like Some Arsenic With That?

Juicing for Liver Health and the Hunzukuts Story

I thought it would be helpful to title Juicing Recipes by the organ or system they support. Since our liver is one of the most taxed organs in our body, I thought I'd feature its supporters first! In general, avoid the fats that present a high workload for the liver. These are: full-cream dairy products, … Continue reading Juicing for Liver Health and the Hunzukuts Story

Herbal Index: Common Herbs and Their Uses “D, E, F”

Hear, Hear for Herbs!

Dandelion

Medicinal Uses: Dandelion, commonly thought of as a weed, is a very useful medicinal herb and can be found growing wild or purchased in the store. Dandelion as a culinary treat is very beneficial. It is full of vitamins A and C, beta carotine, potassium, with enough iron and copper to keep you healthy. You can eat the leaves, stalk, and flowers as a salad. Dandelion tea is a safe, gentle tonic for digestive issues, constipation, indigestion and fatigue. It can also help strengthen the liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, stomach and intestines and reduces inflammation from hepatitis or cirrhosis. Dandelions also promote kidney function, thereby improving overall health and clearing up skin problems. The sap from stems applied directly to acne, warts, and calluses is an effective treatment. Roasted, ground, dandelion root is a good coffee substitute as it eliminates fatigue yet contains no caffeine.

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The Overlooked, Misunderstood Dandelion

Once upon a time there was a tall, slender green plant called a Dandelion.  Its name came from 'Dent-de-lion' which means lion's tooth in French.  This is due to its jagged edged leaves. Unfortunately, when you say 'Dandelion' many people think of the tiny yellow flowers and the stemmed puffs of white wispy hairs that … Continue reading The Overlooked, Misunderstood Dandelion