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We all know and love hibiscus flowers for their large, brightly colored flowers, but this beautiful plant offers us more than just a decorative fixture in our gardens.  Studies have shown hibiscus tea to be just as effective in alleviating high blood pressure as hypertension drugs, but without the side effects.

“Scientists in Mexico gave [...]

Pre-eclampsia, a condition affecting roughly 5-8% of pregnancies, is characterized by high blood pressure and protein in the urine.  Onset of the condition is typically sometime after 20-weeks and symptoms include visual disturbances, swelling and rapid weight gain, and headaches.  Pre-eclampsia is a leading cause of infant and maternal illness and mortality around the world [...]

Diet pills made from the pregnancy hormone, HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin), claim that consumers can drop 20-30 pounds in 4 or 5 weeks all while being energized. The diet products containing HCG are made from human placenta, which are sold to the HCG diet product companies by hospitals.  While prescription HCG is approved by [...]

Detoxing Through Oil Pulling

April 29th, 2012

Last week we talked about the Ayurvedic method of heating the placenta to revive an unresponsive newborn.  Another Ayurvedic technique that may be able to boost your health is oil pulling.
Oil Pulling is the act of swishing 1 tablespoon of a healthy oil (olive or coconut will do the trick) in your mouth for 20 [...]

The Essential Herbal Arsenal

August 30th, 2011

I was recently asked to come up with a list of my favorite herbal remedies for kids, so I decided to do one step better than just write out a list. I put together The Essential Mama Herbal Set on The Shop @ PBi, and took $15 off the price so you can stock up [...]

October 15 is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. It is a national day of remembrance for miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss. Parents are encouraged to light a candle at 7pm this evening in honor of their child.
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A mother who suffers a loss during pregnancy or at birth will still go through all [...]

Ginger Reduces Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy and Relieves Menstrual Pain
by Barbara Minton, Natural Health EditorSee all articles by this authorEmail this author
(NaturalNews) Ginger, that aromatic root that has livened up food for centuries, is a treasure chest of health benefits that keep bodies lively too. Recent research has found ginger to be effective [...]

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