Ease Chest Congestion With Mustard Pack

When you're battling a cold or other respiratory condition, your lungs often get congested with mucous that's difficult to cough up. Forceful coughing can irritate the sensitive lining of your respiratory passages; your chest and stomach hurt with the effort, it's hard to breathe, impossible to relax, and all at a time when your body [...]

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Ease Respiratory Symptoms with Eucalyptus Oil (Eucalyptus globulus)

Eucalyptus has held a place in herbal medicine for centuries. Native to Australia, there are more than 680 species of eucalyptus, ranging from scrappy shrubs to towering trees. The bark and leaves provide a rich source of the pungent, heady fragrance that has become popular in modern aromatherapy. Specifically, Eucalyptus essential oil (EO) has attracted [...]

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Acorn Squash Soup

Savory, creamy winter squash soups are great comfort on cold winter nights. This roasted acorn squash soup is easy to make: a little sautéing, roasting, and blending and you'll have a hearty soup that is nutritious and filling, as well as low in calories. It's perfect for a family meal and lunch the next day. [...]

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Experience the Health Benefits of Acorn (Winter) Squash

Known for its iconic autumn shape and vibrant green speckled-with-yellow color, acorn squash provides an array of nutrients that support optimal health. These include calcium, potassium and magnesium, each one vital to many physiological processes including the formation and regeneration of bone matter and prevention of osteoporosis. They also play a role in energy metabolism, [...]

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The Master Antioxidant: Glutathione

Produced naturally in the body, glutathione is made of three amino acids − cysteine, glycine, and glutamine. It functions as an antioxidant, helping to rid our bodies of free radicals - molecules that can damage our body and contribute to chronic illness. In addition to clearing free radicals, it plays important roles in boosting the [...]

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Respiratory Health & the Power of the Lungs

Breath in. Breath out. We do it automatically, about 22,000 times per day. Until we can't. For millions of adults and children, taking a deep breath is a struggle; for those who can breathe easily, the power of the breath is often taken for granted. Yet our lungs have a vulnerability not shared by other [...]

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