Author: Erin Elizabeth

You Should Know About Thistle Farms.

In 1997, Episcopal priest Becca Stevens- seeing a great need in her community- opened a home for four female survivors of trafficking, addiction, and prostitution, under the name Magdalene. Today the residential program of Thistle Farms provides housing for up to 32 women and serves hundreds more with advocacy and referral services. But they didn’t stop there. As Thistle Farms takes no money from the state or federal government, they have to sustain themselves. Enter their marketplace: THISTLE FARMS SOCIAL ENTERPRISES. From their website: “Thistle Farms’s social enterprises employs residents and graduates of the residential program. We operate a natural bath and body...

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The Ancient Oil Used to Fight Migraines, Depression, Anxiety and Cancer for Thousands of Years

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for their therapeutic and healing properties as part of the practice of aromatherapy. They’re sourced from leaves, stems or roots of plants that are known for their health properties. So then, what is frankincense essential oil? Frankincense sometimes referred to as olibanum, is a common type of essential oil used in aromatherapy that can offer a variety of health benefits: helping relieve chronic stress and anxiety, reducing pain and inflammation, boosting immunity and even fighting cancer. Frankincense oil is sourced from the resin of the Boswellia carterii or Boswellia sacara tree that’s commonly grown...

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Fluoridated Water Linked to 30% More Hypothyroidism

Posted on: Friday, March 13th 2015 at 9:45 am Written By: Margie King, Health Coach This article is copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2015 Visit our Re-post guidelines   About 70% of Americans drink fluoridated water.  They’re all at a higher risk of hypothyroidism and worse.   When the government added fluoride to our drinking water it was hailed as one of the greatest public health achievements of the 20th century.  It was sold to the public as the end to dental cavities. Today municipalities in the United States add fluoride to the water supplies of 67% of Americans or nearly 211...

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Kimchi. A love story.

Kimchi is a traditional fermented Korean side dish made with vegetables and a variety of seasonings. When traditionally prepared, kimchi is stored underground in jars to keep cool during the summer months and unfrozen during the winter months. There are hundreds of varieties of kimchi made from napa cabbage, radish, scallion, garlic, ginger or even with cucumber as the main ingredients. And because it’s a fermented food, it’s incredibly good for you. But for South Korea, it’s more than traditional or healthy- it’s a symbol of national pride. Source:...

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Wrap Your Leg with Cabbage for 1 Hour and This Will Happen to Your Joint Pain

Cabbage is known for more than just the funny sounding side effects that come soon after its consumption. Here at HHL, we’ve loved cabbage for its low-calorie and high nutrition benefits. It’s full of vitamin C, K, and potassium! We’ve also LOVED it’s cancer-fighting and anti-inflammatory superpowers (and it’s deliciousness that makes it oh-so-easy to eat). Now we’ve got even more to love! Have you ever heard of a cabbage compress? Cabbage Benefits An old Irish blessing reads, “May the leaves of your cabbage always be free from worms.” Cabbage has been used for treating swollen and bruised skin for...

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