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Everything There is to Know about Blue Lotus

Everything There is to Know about Blue Lotus

The History of Blue Lotus.  I'm sure you all know about the mystic lotus flower that is famous in Buddhism, but are you aware of the water lily called Blue Lotus that was equally important in Ancient Egypt? Blue Lotus played a unique and important role in Ancient Egyptian culture. The plant was widely popular for its mood enhancing and mild psychedelic properties. Used both recreational and for spiritual effects, they often made a concoction out of Blue Lotus and wine.   This flower has even been placed alongside the deceased in ancient tombs, including King Tut's grave who ruled Egypt, as...

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The Amazing Benefits of Red Reishi Mushrooms

The Amazing Benefits of Red Reishi Mushrooms

The beautiful reishi mushroom, also known as the Queen of Mushrooms, Mushroom of Immortality, Lingzhi Mushroom, Ganoderma Lucidum, or most commonly, reishi, has been used to support well-being for well over 2000 years in both China and Japan. While it isn't a pantry staple in the USA or Canada, it's time we started raving more about this amazing mushroom and its long-lauded benefits.  Reishi for Sleep.  Reishi helps you chill out. And not in a drowsy, tired all day long kind of way (it's a non-sedative). Instead, when consumed in continuous, small doses, reishi may help to balance the body's...

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Turn Up The Heat with Horny Goat Weed

Turn Up The Heat with Horny Goat Weed

Not only does this herb come with an intriguing name, but it also has an array of health benefits. This herb has quickly grown its reputation as a powerful plant remedy that is suitable for both ladies and gents. In fact, in traditional Chinese medicine horny goat weed has been used to enhance sexual experiences for thousands of years - this incredible herb is basically Mother Nature's version of Viagra (without all those yucky chemicals!). Continue reading to learn more about the other amazing health benefits this herb brings to the table (other than the obvious). Don't Be Fooled By Its Name......

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Supporting Your Collagen Production

Supporting Your Collagen Production

To supplement or eat? Diet plays a surprisingly large role in the appearance and youthfulness of your skin, and that all comes down to collagen. Collagen is an incredibly important protein that gives skin its structure, suppleness and stretch. Collagen contains the amino acid hydroxyproline that's unique in youthful skin. Prolyl-hydroxyproline, a collagen fragment, was found to trigger skin cells to produce more hyaluronic acid, another component that's important for boosting the skins water content.  Furthermore, there are many types of collagen - 28 different types, to be precise - but not all of them help our skin! Our body...

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A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO KRATOM

A BEGINNERS GUIDE TO KRATOM

Curious about kratom? Trust me, I was once in your shoes before I started diving deeper into the sea of countless articles on the internet about this sacred tree. I could do all the reading in the world, but it wasn't until I personally experienced this amazing herb that I was able to relate to what I'm writing about here. I remember my first time trying kratom, I decided to drink it like matcha tea by mixing the leaf powder in with hot water. My mind was racing in a million places. What is it's potency? How much should I...

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