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  • 19-Aug-2012

    Celebrate Cilantro

    Super-Healing Herb

    This tasty green herb puts pizzazz in your salsa and has the power to heal and cleanse your body.

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  • 05-Aug-2012

    Wet Your Whistle

    Rose of Jamaica Tea

    “Agua de flor de Jamaica” or hibiscus tea—with its lovely tart flavor and deep red color—is a universal herbal...

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  • 08-Jul-2012

    Peppercorn Power

    The King of Spices

    You may think of black pepper as the companion to salt, but it is so much more! Peppercorns have been...

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  • 24-Jun-2012

    Dressing Up

    Boost Your Salad IQ

    Whether you enjoy a simple side plate of lettuce at dinner or a robust “all-in” kind of salad as a main dish...

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  • 27-May-2012

    Pods of Delight

    Vanilla's Wondrous Ways

    A gift from Mexico—the vanilla orchid—yields the aromatic pods that have given the world the...

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  • 29-Apr-2012

    Heal with Goldenseal

    Gift of Nature's Pharmacy

    Goldenseal—a bitter root known as a healing plant and material dye for centuries by Native Americans...

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  • 15-Apr-2012

    Open to Sesame

    The Seed with Spirit

    Sesame seeds are steeped in mystic lore, believed to be worthy as an offering to the gods. Sesame oil was prescribed...

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  • 04-Mar-2012

    A Grain of Salt

    Season with Sense

    Salt is one of humanity’s most precious commodities — in times past a person’s value was measured by...

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  • 08-Jan-2012

    Go Wild with Oregano

    Herbal Essential Oil

    You know the feeling—tightness in your chest, achy muscles and a tickle in your throat. It’s a cold or...

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  • 18-Dec-2011

    Naturally Nutmeg

    Spice for all Seasons

    Go natural with nutmeg. This once costly, rare and much fought-over spice is now a staple in most kitchens...

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  • 20-Nov-2011

    Some Nerve

    Foods That Calm

    Nerves frayed? Feeling anxious? You could take mega-doses of vitamins or get your doctor’s advice.

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  • 25-Oct-2011

    A Royal Cuppa Tea

    India's Queen of Herbs - A Dedicated Email

    Tulsi (Holy Basil) is one of the most cherished herbs of India. Known as the Queen of Herbs, Tulsi...

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  • 31-Jul-2011

    Please in a Pod

    The Wonders of Cardamom

    This fragrant, mysterious spice from the East comes as tiny black seeds wrapped in their own protective pod.

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  • 12-Jul-2011

    Tame Your Tummy

    Nature's Digestive Aids - A Dedicated Email

    Stress, travel, overeating… modern life can take a toll on your digestion. So what’s your tummy to do?

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  • 09-Jun-2011

    O-Mazing Omegas

    Enjoy the Good Fats

    Oh, those o-mazing Omegas. These “good fats” contain EFAs (essential fatty acids), key to nervous system and brain health.

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  • 29-May-2011

    Spice Up Your Life

    Groove with Ginger Root

    Pungent, fragrant and medicinally-gifted, ginger root has such character, from its gnarled look to its taste-bud popping flavor.

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  • 24-Feb-2011

    Turn to Turmeric

    Golden Milk for Achy Joints

    When your joints are stiff and sore, it’s time to turn to turmeric—the Indian goddess of health and beauty—

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  • 01-Aug-2010

    Your Inner Air Conditioner

    Iced Peppermint Tea

    One of the most refreshing drinks of all time is iced peppermint tea. Keep this favorite in your fridge all summer long!

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  • 07-Jul-2010

    Working for the World

    Connect to the Source of Your Food - A Dedicated Email

    Over the last 40 years, the Fair Trade movement has blossomed from a few tiny “worldshops” selling . . .

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  • 28-Feb-2010

    Pepper Doctor

    Holy Jalapeno!

    Ay Chihuahua! For some, jalapenos are just too hot, even though they’re considered low on the scales of spicy.

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  • 03-Jan-2010

    Beat the Bug

    Super Flu Tea Recipe

    Swine Flu, Avian Flu, Human Flu—Oh My! What to do when the flu arrives? The most important thing is to build...

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  • 05-Oct-2009

    Lean and Clean

    Optimize Your Body's Potential - A Dedicated Email

    You tune up your car, your computer, even your vacuum cleaner, but how about your body?

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  • 04-Oct-2009

    The Ultimate Cough Drop

    A Sweet and Spicy Immune Booster

    If it’s not already chilly where you live, it will be soon!

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