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Eastern cultures have used Holy Basil Leaf for centuries to improve wellness and encourage healing. It is one of the most powerful and versatile herbal remedies around. While it has been a vital part of India’s Ayurvedic medicine for hundreds of years, the western world is just beginning to realize how beneficial this little plant can be. Wait! Isn’t this the Stuff You Put on Spaghetti? Not exactly. If you’re wondering just what Holy Basil is, it’s a little green plant that is a member of the mint family. It is not the basil used in Italian culinary creations. As...

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Our pets are like family, and they depend on us for everything. They are secure knowing that they will be fed, will always have fresh water, will have a warm, dry place to sleep, and they will get lots of love. And when it comes to their health, they rely on us too. Pet health is important. You want your dog or cat to be with you for as long as possible so by keeping them healthy you can help ensure that. Cedar Bear’s herbal supplements for pets are a natural way to treat issues like stomach upset, nervousness, and...

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The human body is a wonderfully complex system, and the gut plays a central role in its overall wellness. In fact, doctors have given it the nickname, “the second brain.” Your gut plays an integral role in your immune system, mental health, and other vital functions. Keeping the gut healthy means addressing each component, including the liver, kidneys, stomach, and intestines. The digestive system plays a significant role. How Can I Improve My Digestion at Home? Improving your digestion begins with your diet. A balanced diet where highly processed foods are significantly limited or eliminated completely can help. Taking high-quality...

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Turmeric has long been a staple of Caribbean and Indian dishes, but it is quickly emerging as a powerful herbal supplement as well. This “golden spice” is a close relative to ginger and has been a standard in Chinese traditional medicine as well as Ayurvedic medicine for centuries. Today, turmeric is recognized all over the world for its potential health benefits. Study after study has built credibility for the spice as a potent addition to daily wellness programs. No wonder it is one of the most popular health supporting herbs today. Turmeric or Curcumin? There has been some confusion about...

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There are many things that we do every day to boost our wellness and live life more fully. Several supplements can help to achieve that goal and motherwort is one of them. Several studies have been conducted to examine how the herb works and what benefits it provides. The results have been positive.  Let’s look at this interesting little herb. What is Motherwort? Motherwort is perennial in the mint family. You may also know it as lion’s tail. The plant is a bush with long, slender, prickly leaves and fuzzy pink and purple flowers on hollow stalks that grow upright....

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