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Posts Tagged ‘allergies’

GLYPHOSATE: EFFECTS ON HEALTH

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As seen on Naturopathic Doctor News & Review: DOCERE Who would ever think we’d be consuming herbicide/pesticides in foods other than fruits, vegetables, and grains? Well, think again. Glyphosate, an herbicide contained in the popular product Roundup, and used to eradicate unwanted vegetation, has shown up in one of America’s favorite ice cream brands –…

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Natural Humidifiers

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🔺Wintertime dry skin is one way to tell your home is too dry 🔺Naturally humidifying your space is  money-saving and eco-friendly alternative. Plants can moisturize your home through a process called transpiration. 🔺According to the United States Geological Society, once a plant is watered, moisture will travel through the plant from the roots up to…

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Lactose Intolerance vs Milk Allergy

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What is Lactose? Lactose is a sugar found in dairy product. It is broken down by the enzyme lactase which is produced in the small intestine. Over time, our body losses the ability to produce lactase which results in lactose intolerance. Lactose Intolerance Symptoms arise when lactose is not able to be broken down. They…

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Wet Sock Treatment

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What is it? Type of water based therapy (hydrotherapy) Natural method to stimulate immune system by increasing blood circulation   When is it used? Cold/Flu Sinus Congestion Cough Sore throat Bronchitis Fever Headache Migraine Inflammation Sinus Infection Mechanism of Action The use of both alternating hot and cold cause a pumping effect which stimulates blood…

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Manuka Honey

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Manuka Honey 🌸Made in New Zealand from the Manuka (Leptospermum scoparium) flowers after pollination by bees. 🌸If you are looking to buy Manuka honey, make sure to find one that has a high Unique Manuka Factor(UMF) which is the antibacterial strength of the honey. UMF is not in nectar of all Manuka flowers and actually…

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