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Oregano Oil: What’s All the Hype?

Oregano has become one of the most popular herbs for its medicinal properties, particularly for fighting infections like colds & flu, and boosting immunity. This is one impressive herb. I am always delighted when a traditional remedy has not only proven itself time and time again in its popular use, but also stands up to the scrutiny of medical science and rigorous research – and oregano fits the bill. This is a guest blog from Botanica.

Is Detoxing Effective? Fueling All 5 Detox Pathways

Is Detoxing Effective? Fueling All 5 Detox Pathways

Are you considering a “detox protocol”? There’s quite some debate in the scientific and medical communities about whether or not we need to assist the body’s natural detoxification process. Dr. Cassie Irwin tells The Peanut Mill community her thoughts on detoxification of the intestines, liver, kidneys, lung and lymphatics.

Hawthorn a top pick for heart health

Hawthorn is one of the most well-researched herbs used for heart conditions, including congestive heart failure, angina, high and low blood pressure, irregular heart beat, and more. In a recent review of eight studies at the Universities of Exeter and Plymouth in...

Menopause herb safe and effective

Black cohosh is one of the most promising natural remedies for relief of menopausal symptoms, particularly hot flashes. It contains triterpene glycosides, which researchers believe may interact with receptors in the brain to block some estrogenic activity. Since it...