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10 Ways to Prevent & Cure Common Cold Symptoms

10 Ways to Prevent & Cure Common Cold Symptoms

Keeping the sniffles away during the winter season can be challenging, but not impossible. This is the time of the year we see an increase in cold and flu cases. The sudden weather changes, the extreme cold temperatures, dry air from the heat, and staying mostly indoors may create conditions that will start those dreaded cold symptoms such as a runny nose, headaches, fevers, fatigue. Having a strong immune system, obtaining proper rest, using relaxation techniques on a daily basis, and eating plenty of vegetables can prevent us from catching the viruses that have already been disseminated…

Valerian Tea for a Good Night's Sleep

Valerian Tea for a Good Night's Sleep

Unable to fall asleep at night due to overactive mind? Valerian to the rescue! After working with the herb for a whole month, mostly drinking it at night, my mind was not all over the place. I found myself more focused during the day, and in the morning was not feeling groggy. Drink Valerian tea to induce a great nights sleep quickly…

Herbal Remedies to Fight Colds, Flu & Seasonal Affective Disorder

Herbal Remedies to Fight Colds, Flu & Seasonal Affective Disorder

Whether we’re dealing with illnesses such as cold or flu, or mood disorders such as SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), winter can bring many health challenges. Fortunately, as an Herbalist, I’ve learned of many herbs and simple, affordable recipes that can help prevent and relieve these symptoms.