More Good News on Turmeric!

Natural Health
We have talked about the importance of turmeric as an anti-inflammatory, but it has many other benefits as well! Kitchen Medicine And Potent Anti-Inflammatory: Turmeric Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a semi-tropical rhizhome which has been popular in East Asian curried dishes and other forms of cuisine for many centuries. The plants look like small ginger roots. Most folks will buy Turmeric in powdered form, but if you get the fresh roots, peel away the outer skin and chop finely. Beware! This deeply pigmented kitchen medicine will stain cutting boards and clothing. It is actually the deep yellow-orange pigment, a bioflavonoid, which confers the health-promoting attributes of this marvelous root. Turmeric first came on the US national scene as a medicinal substance a few years ago when the popular prescription anti-inflammatory…
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Traditional Naturopath Podcast #38

TN Podcasts
The Traditional Naturopath Podcast - 38 - (10/06/07) Click on the "Play" button (the triangle pointing to the right) below to play it as Streaming Audio. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download MP3 (Right-Click on the Link Above and Save) Show Notes: Dr. Bill discusses how to protect your health freedoms, our new website, and the FDA's "War on Stevia," and a discussion of the benefits of Essential Oils!
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The Top Ten Essential Oils for Healing

Natural Health
Essentials oils are powerful tools in our arsenal to live well naturally. They permeate the skin readily and get right into the bloodstream. For this reason, you should be well informed about the use of essential oils before using them. However, here is a "short list" of essential oils that have excellent uses with regard to health! Top 10 Essential Oils for Natural First Aid "Science has begun validating the time-tested value of essential oils to heal our aches and pains. They are an effective, natural first aid remedy when absorbed through the skin. Below is a list of the top ten essential oils that you can massage on for healing, but make sure to always dilute them in a carrier oil, such as almond or olive. A good formula…
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The FDA’s “War on Stevia” Continues!

Health Freedoms
The FDA (no friend of the natural health community) has long fought the use of the natural herb stevia rebaudiana in foods and beverages. Most industry watchers believe that this is due to the fact that the sugar and artificial sweetener lobbyists hold sway in the halls of the government. After all, stevia is a natural herb that has been used for thousands of years with no ill effects by hundreds of thousands, in fact, probably millions of people, with no ill effects. In fact, stevia can strengthen teeth, supports the heart muscle, and has no glycemic, or caloric value... yet it is hundreds of times sweeter than sugar... it would seem to be an answer to prayer for many facing obesity! Yet, the FDA will not allow it to…
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