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Lovage or Levisticum officinale is a herb native to the Mediterranean region of southern Europe. Lovage has an ancient history. It was introduced into Britain ...

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Mugwort is the cousin of Wormwood and St John's Wort. In medieval times people used mugwort to make a beer called "gruit" and the beer was drunk from a mug and ...

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Wheatgrass is a type of grass that looks like the grass growing in your back yard, but it’s not. Actually, wheatgrass comes from the wheat plant and is also ...

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Do you eat the banana skin (or peel) or only the banana itself? To be honest, I never used to eat the peel before – it didn’t really um...“appeel” to me. ...

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Rhodiola Rosea is also known as Arctic Root or Golden Root. It grows naturally at high altitudes and can be found in Britain, Asia and North America. It is ...

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Barbados gooseberry, also known as “Ora pro nobis” in Portuguese (which translates as, “Pray for us”), from the cactus family come all the way from Brazil in ...

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Why might sourdough be healthier than whole wheat? Sourdough bread undergoes a fermentation process that may alter its starches, making it healthier. Whole ...

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Most of us know that avocados possess many health benefits, it’s kind of old news – but ever important, as they're hardly ever going to go out of style. Did ...

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There are several superfoods that originate from the sea, but two of them stand out as particularly interesting for thyroid function, Bladderwrack and Sea ...

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Whether you drink it as your traditional morning pick-me-up, your afternoon brew with your favourite biscuit , or your evening de-stress and wind-down -good ...

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Gynostemma (aka Jiaogulan) is originally from South-East Asia, and has many names, such as: Five Leaf Ginseng, Poor Man's Ginseng, Southern Ginseng, Miracle ...

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Baru (or Dipteryx alata) is a species of the Fabaceae legume family. The tree is referred to as the “Baruzeiro” (in Portuguese) and its produce “castanha de ...

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If, like me you think that your morning coffee wakes up your brain, well you'd be right, but wait, there's more! Our daily coffee beans that provide us our ...

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Arjuna or Arjuna Terminalia, is extracted from the bark of the reddish 80-90ft tall Arjuna tree and is native to India. Arjuna is named after the famed archer ...

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With over 400 billion cups consumed every year, coffee is certainly one of the world’s most popular drinks. So many of us can’t - or won’t - get through the ...

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