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Medicinal & Beauty Teas

Echinacea – is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and is high in antioxidants, & flavonoids to combat oxidative stress and promote healthy skin. Echinacea also contains vitamins such as A, B-complex, and E, as well as the minerals calcium, iron, sodium, and potassium. 

Red Clover – is an excellent blood cleaner and very helpful for skin conditions. It contains calcium, chromium, magnesium, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, thiamine, and vitamin C.  

Rose Hips – High in Vitamins, antioxidants, and flavonoids like C & A (carotenoids), and polyphenols. It has seriously high doses of vitamin C, which is an antioxidant scavenging, free radicals and protecting your cells. The body also needs vitamin C to produce collagen a.k.a. the stuff that makes you look young, giving you healthy hair, skin, and nails! It also assists in the absorption of iron.

 

Milk Thistle - Contains antioxidants, bioflavonoids and anti-inflammatory properties. It also preserves glutathione, the “master antioxidant”. It contains vitamins A, B-complex, C and minerals including calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium, zinc, manganese, iron and copper. It also contains amino acids. 

Uva Ursi - Is a urinary antiseptic, astringent, and mild diuretic. It works amazingly to combat urinary tract infections, and can even help reduce the accumulation of uric acid.

Before my open heart surgery back in 2014 I had a urinary tract infection (UTI), and after taking 2 cups of tea daily for a few days I was cleared for my operation UTI free without the use of antibiotics. 

Recommended brands - Alvita & Traditional Medicinals. Click on the name of the tea for purchase links.

These brands have the mg dosage which tells you that it's truly a medicinal tea. They also use unbleached tea bags and recyclable materials.

Excerpt from “Holistic Health & Beauty Starter Guide”

Resources and Links:

FOOD & HEALTH

NRDC

Center for Science in the Public Interest

US Right To Know - Pursuing truth and transparency in our food system.

EWG's Food Scores

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

UNDERSTANDING YOUR LAB TESTS


SKINCARE

http://www.Cir-safety.org

https://thedermreview.com/

https://www.ewg.org/skindeep/

https://incidecoder.com/ingredients

 

PRODUCT LINKS

LiveWell Complete Plant-Based Protein Powder

ZeroWater (counter top filter)

Smart Sweets 

M3 Naturals Anti-Cellulite Massage Oil 

Tinted Powder Sunscreen SPF 30 by Mineral Fusion

Oil Blotting Tissues by Mineral Fusion 

Nail Polish Remover by Mineral Fusion 

Facial loofah 

Skin Brush 

Pumice Stone 

 

None of the statements or products contained herein this article are intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


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