Infuse Lavender into Your Life

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by Briana McDonald; Feb. 15, 2017; (UtopiaSilver.com) Lavender is one of the most widely used, versatile herbs on the planet. Its fragrant blooms have been used in a variety of ways over the past several thousand years to calm the spirit, relax the muscles, and to provide relief from a variety of issues. When you begin to infuse lavender into your life, you will deeply appreciate this beautiful plant and all of its healing attributes even more.  Lavender for Pregnancy and Post Partum Not every woman has the glowing, radiate pregnancy that you so often hear of. Some women face a variety of ailments such as gas, indigestion, cramps, exhaustion, not to mention the stretch marks and scaring that occur… Read More →

Healing With Lavender Essential Oil

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Sept. 21, 2016 Written By: Margie King, Health Coach This article is copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2016 (GreenMedInfo.com) Lavender has been used for medicinal purposes for over 2,500 years. Today lavender is the most popular essential oil in the world. Here are just 7 proven uses for this amazing oil.  Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) has been used for medicinal purposes for over 2,500 years especially in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Ancient Persians, Greeks, and Romans added lavender flowers to their bathwater.  The name itself comes from the Latin “lavare” meaning to wash. The Egyptians used lavender as a perfume, as well as for mummification. Today lavender is the most popular essential oil in the world.  Compounds contained in the oil have antifungal,… Read More →

Herbal Research for Women’s Health

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By: Linda Woolven & Ted Snider This article is copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2016 (GreenMedInfo.com) What does nature have to offer that’s new for women? Quite a lot! MENOPAUSE: Flax: Improves Life More than Hormone Replacement Therapy A very exciting 3 month study compared four groups: 5g of flaxseed + training about menopause, 5g of flaxseed without training about menopause, HRT or a control group that that received no therapy. Menopause symptoms improved by 9% in the flax group, 9.8% in the flax/training group, 10% in the HRT group and got worse by 7% in the control group, meaning that flax is similarly effective to HRT. Actually, though, it’s better. Because Quality of Life scores declined even more in the HRT group than in the group that did nothing,… Read More →