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Wonderful Yerba Mate Tea

Yerba Mate Tea

 Offers the “strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate” all in one beverage.

Benefits:

  1. An energy boost that is gentle, clean, and calm
  2. Better thinking, memory, productivity, mood
  3. High concentration of vitamins and minerals in each serving (A, C, B1, B2, B3, B5, E, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, selenium, sodium, sulfur, zinc)
  4. Stimulant, overall tonic, general nerve tonic for pain, fatigue, and depression
  5. Relief for Allergies and Sinusitis
  6. Cut appetite and aids in weight loss
  7. Boost to the immune system
  8. Help treating constipation, diarrhea, and indigestion
  9. Builds strong bones
  10. Helps keep the heart healthy, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties protect the heart and cardiovascular system.
  11. The theobromine in mate relaxes blood vessels allowing for better blood flow

 

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Moringa Chicken Soup

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It’s okay to cheat on this one. If you don’t have the time to cook from scratch, you can simply add fresh Moringa leaves to your favorite canned soup after you heat it according to directions. Homemade or not, Moringa makes it nutritious and delicious. Just add fresh leaves right before serving.

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Moringa Pizza

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INGREDIENTS:

  • Wholegrain crust or wholegrain flat tortilla 
  • Spaghetti sauce
  • Chopped onions and chopped spinach
  • Freshly picked Moringa Oleifera leaves – lots 
  • Queso, mozzarella or other cheese of your choice
  • Minced fresh garlic or garlic salt 
  • Olive oil for drizzling 

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Be sure to cover the crust with sauce to about 1/4 – 1/2 inch from the edge. Add your other ingredients. Choose as many Moringa leaves for your pizza as you like. Bake pizza until cheese melts and crust is light brown. Enjoy!

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Indian Gooseberry

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The Indian Gooseberry, or Amla,  is considered a sacred tree in its native India. The fruit is sour, but very nourishing. It is consumed for its health benefits both dried and as fresh fruit. Amla provides remedies for many diseases. It is extremely rich in Vitamin C, and contains many minerals and vitamins like Calcium, Phosphorus, Iron, Carotene and Vitamin B Complex. Amla is a powerful antioxidant agent as well, which makes gooseberries a powerful tool against a variety of conditions, including various types of cancer.

Health benefits of Amla include:

  • Hair care: it strengthens the roots of hair, maintains color, and improves luster, has been shown to reduce hair loss and baldness.
  • Eye Care: Gooseberry with honey is good for improving eyesight, studies have shown it to improve nearsightedness and cataracts, while reducing intra-ocular tension.
  • Calcium Absorption: a less discussed benefits of Amla is how it helps the body absorb Calcium, an essential component of our bones, teeth, and nails, and beautiful lustrous hair.
  • Menstrual Cramps: consume Alma on a regular basis and the minerals and vitamins accrue in the body to help prevent menstrual cramps every month for women.
  • Diabetes: contains chromium, which has therapeutic value for diabetic patients, Indian Gooseberry stimulates the secretion of the hormone insulin, thereby reducing blood sugar in diabetic patients and keeping their body balanced and healthy. When blood sugar is reduced, glucose is also being used by the cells as functional energy, so the metabolism is stronger and you have more energy, without the plunges and spikes in blood sugar that are so dangerous. Chromium also enhances the effect of beta blockers used for heart health, by reducing the LDL cholesterol content of the body.
  • Diuretic Activity: very high in water, Amla is slightly diuretic, which helps the body eliminate unwanted toxins and excess levels of water, salts, and uric acid. It helps keeping kidneys healthy, and preventing urinary infections and uterine infections.
  • Digestion: very high in fiber, like most fruits, it helps food move through the bowels and keeps your bowel movements regular. Fiber can also bulk up loose stools and reduce diarrhea, stimulates the secretion of gastric and digestive juices, so nutrients are absorbed in an optimal way, plus you feel lighter and healthier. Preventing constipation can help protect from various gastrointestinal disorders, even colorectal cancer!
  • Heart Disease: strengthens the heart muscles so the heart pumps blood smoothly throughout the body, reduces excess cholesterol buildup, and therefore chances of atherosclerosis, or plaque buildup in the vessels and arteries, meaning it can reduce the chances of strokes and heart attacks. The iron content in Amla promotes  creation of new red blood cells, increasing circulation and the oxygenation of organs and cells for maximum regeneration of tissue, while keeping the blood vessels and arteries clean.
  • Infection: both antibacterial and astringent Indian Gooseberries protects the body against infection and improves the body’s immune response, a great source of vitamin C, with impressive antioxidant abilities to stimulate the immune system.
  • Improving Appetite: consume Gooseberry powder with butter and honey before a meal to improve appetite. It also helps balance nitrogen levels, thereby increasing weight in a healthy way.
  • Anti-Aging: Amla reduces free radicals in the body, which are associated with signs of aging like wrinkles and age spots.Indian Gooseberry, or Amla is also used as a remedy for fever, liver disorder, indigestion, anemia, urinary problems, respiratory problems, cerebral, gastric and cardiovascular illness. It lowers cholesterol levels, increases red blood cell production, and strengthens teeth and nails. Amla can mean big improvement in your health.

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Healing Nopal Cactus

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The Nopal Cactus, scientifically known as Opuntia Ficus-Indica, grows in the southern areas of North America. It has been used as a food and healing plant for thousands of years. The fruit (cactus fruit), stems and leaves are used as a food substance and as an extract in a multitude of medicinal remedies. The cactus is harvested and dried as a natural supplement. It is used medicinally to help clear the digestive tract, treat hangover, inflammation of the blood vessels near the heart, viral infections, and diarrhea, treat enlarged prostate and high cholesterol, prevent the absorption of insulin into the blood stream, and promote heart and liver health. It is also used as a diet pill to curb hunger pangs. Many have used Nopal cactus as a diet pill. The dried Nopal fibers can swell up to 50 times their dried size. This produces a temporary feeling of fullness. This helps those on a diet to eat less without resorting to chemicals that may have unpleasant side effects.
Nopal cactus is not only high in dietary fiber, niacin, and vitamin B; it is known to be a powerful antioxidant. It is also high in pectin and mucilage. Those are the two main components helping to reduce the glucose absorption in the intestinal tract. Studies link the consumption of Nopal cactus to lower glucose levels in some diabetes patients.

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Diabetic patients using certain medications should consult their physician before using Nopal cactus due to the chance of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), and other adverse effects.

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Basil

According to an old saying Basil brings prosperity and happiness when planted in the garden. Gardeners love it because a small amount of seeds can produce an abundance of beautiful plants. The wide variety of basils, with leaves that range from deep purples, to bright greens, to tiny, light green bushy plants let the gardener be creative in the design and color of his/her herb garden, and still have this wonderful and fragrant herb as a staple. In late summer, basil sends up pretty white, purple, or pink flower stalks that will soon produce tiny seeds. Basil is an easy to grow plant not prone to trouble with insects and leaf diseases, just give your plants a good amount of sun, and plenty of water and you will be well rewarded. Harvest as needed.

 Basil is one of the best-loved culinary herbs for good reason. Basil improves appetite and like other herbs in the mint family it settles the stomach, improves appetite and is a natural disinfectant. Fresh picked leaves make a stimulating and refreshing tea, add life and flavor to any salad or sandwich, and are essential for a good pesto and many other favorites in the kitchen.

Parts Used: leaves, essential oil

 Properties and Uses: Basil is a fever reducer, diaphoretic, and nervine. It is antibacterial, antiseptic, and antifungal. It also works well as an insect repellent. (Just crush a few leaves and rub on exposed skin when working in the garden.)

Basil stimulates the immune system by increasing the production of antibodies. The essential oil is stimulating and antidepressant and relieves mental fatigue, clears the mind, and improves concentration. It is antiseptic, expectorant and can provide relief for chest infections, sinuses, colds, head aches and cough. The carminative and antispasmodic properties of basil help relieve stomach issues, like pains, indigestion, and vomiting.

The essential oil is said to be one of the best nerve tonics among the essential oils. It works well as a massage oil on tired and strained muscles.

(Caution: Do not use during pregnancy. May irritate people with sensitive skin. Oil from exotic basil may be slightly toxic – Do not use.)

Use basil oil in an aroma lamp to lift the mood and clear the air in a stuffy room.

A basil poultice can be used to treat ringworm infections.

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