Can you survive on your own garden if you need to? Having a productive garden could make or break your survival

A well-maintained garden can enhance the beauty of any home. But a survival garden can offer so much more: It allows you to harvest fresh produce, and it can even be a source of useful medicinal herbs. (h/t to ThePreppingGuide.com) The benefits of cultivating a survival garden Preppers are practical, and a survival garden is perfect … Continue reading Can you survive on your own garden if you need to? Having a productive garden could make or break your survival

Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root

Source: Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root by Dr. Edward Group When Hippocrates had a headache, it’s possible he enjoyed a nice steaming cup of valerian root tea. The ancient Greek physician was one of the first to describe the therapeutic benefits of valerian root. Since the early days in Greece and Rome, … Continue reading Valerian Root Benefits: How to Use Nature’s Wonder Root

Sea bilberry found to be an effective natural antidepressant

A recent study published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine revealed that sea bilberry (Vaccinium bracteatum) exhibited antioxidant and antidepressant properties. The research, led by the Jeonnam Institute of Natural Resources Research in South Korea, investigated not only the ability of sea bilberry to prevent oxidative damage, but also the mechanism behind its antidepressant properties. The team used a two-pronged approach in their experiments. … Continue reading Sea bilberry found to be an effective natural antidepressant

High Estrogen Levels Might Epigenetically Protect Women From a Traumatic Event

Whether a woman’s estrogen level is high or low could determine if she may be susceptible to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to recent research. Estrogen has been found to epigenetically change gene activity in the brain and could even protect a woman from emotional numbness, flashbacks, and difficulty sleeping – all symptoms of PTSD … Continue reading High Estrogen Levels Might Epigenetically Protect Women From a Traumatic Event

Red Clover Benefits for Menopause, Bone Health, & More

Source: Red Clover Benefits for Menopause, Bone Health, & More by Dr. Edward Group Finding a three-leaf clover may bring good luck, but taking red clover as a healing herb may bring even better fortune! People have appreciated the therapeutic qualities of the red clover’s pink and red-hued blossom for generations. Women, in particular, have passed … Continue reading Red Clover Benefits for Menopause, Bone Health, & More

Healing Herbs: Embracing Nature’s Medicine

Source: Healing Herbs: Embracing Nature’s Medicine by Dr. Edward Group More than 5,000 years ago, Sumerians in ancient Mesopotamia carved the names of commonly used healing herbs onto clay tablets. These tablets provide the first known record of various herbs and their specific healing properties. You might say it was the birth of herbal medicine and … Continue reading Healing Herbs: Embracing Nature’s Medicine

Try these natural solutions for genital herpes

Genital herpes is one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S., affecting at least 12 percent of Americans aged 14 to 19, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Unfortunately, it’s also a condition that has no known cure, which puts a lot of people — especially those who are … Continue reading Try these natural solutions for genital herpes

Medicinal wildflowers to harvest when hiking

Being knowledgeable about medicinal plants is important for every prepper. Medicinal plants are safer and more effective than drug medications. Here are some of the medicinal wildflowers you may encounter when hiking, so harvest them: Evening primrose: Every part of the evening primrose plant can be used for medicinal purposes. The seeds of this plant contain gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an … Continue reading Medicinal wildflowers to harvest when hiking

Muira Puama and Brain Health

Source: Muira Puama and Brain Health by Dr. Edward Group   I’ve talked at length before about muira puama and its place in sexual health tonics. It’s been referred to by indigenous peoples in the Amazon as “potency wood” for quite some time and seems to hold promise for supporting male and female sexual health. Now, emerging research also … Continue reading Muira Puama and Brain Health

The Benefits of Lithium Orotate

Source: The Benefits of Lithium Orotate by Dr. Edward Group An alkali metal related to sodium and potassium, lithium carbonate has been traditionally used within allopathic medicine to deal with mental imbalances. There are many side effects to taking this strong mineral as the body poorly absorbs lithium carbonate. Lithium orotate works differently. Lithium orotate offers superior bio-utilization, … Continue reading The Benefits of Lithium Orotate