More to Hops than Beer

photo credit: jessicareeder Yesterday we looked at some common plants from the pea family (Fabaceae) that are fairly well-recognized sources of phytoestrogens: Soy, Red Clover, and Kudzu. Licorice and Wild Indigo are from the same family and, not surprisingly, also contain isoflavone phytoestrogens. Dietary sources of isoflavones from the pea family include alfalfa sprouts, peanuts, and lima (butter) beans.

The Pea Family & Phytoestrogens

photo credit: timsackton Several plants in the legume family (Fabaceae, or pea family) contain compounds called isoflavones. These are actually part of a larger group called phytoestrogens: plant-based compounds that mimic estrogen in our body (though to a notably lesser degree).

Candida Overgrowth in the Intestine

Candida Rescue is a natural remedy featuring herbs traditionally used for combatting Candida overgrowth including Usnea lichen, Pau d’Arco bark, Spilanthes flower, fresh Black Walnut hulls and several others. Candida (Candida albicans) is a yeast that is normal flora of the mucous membranes of the intestinal tract and reproductive tract.

Tips for Beautiful Hair

Some helpful tips here for beautiful hair!   photo credit: girish_suryawanshi   Tips for getting silky hair :All women and young girls love having silky hair. Having smooth and silky hair is one of the attributes of beauty. Silky long hair is a beauty asset of good looking girls and women.It is easier to tie your hair in any style you like. With proper care of your hair silky hair can be a reality.

Hmm, Remind You of Anyone…?!

What was it that I came in here for? (leave room, return; ah, now I remember!) • Did you see where I put my glasses? • I can’t find my keys (again)! If this sounds familiar, maybe you need a little Mental Master! Mental Master is an all-natural herbal remedy designed to support healthy brain circulation and improve memory and concentration.

MenoPeace™ – Eases hot flashes, night sweats, and other menopausal symptoms

With Red Clover & Soy Isoflavones • Supports estrogen and progesterone levels naturally MenoPeace™ is a comprehensive, natural formula designed to help maintain healthy female hormonal balance and ease the symptoms of menopause and perimenopause. Contains phytoestrogenic herbs including Red Clover, Soy, Black Cohosh, and Dong Quai along with other supportive botanicals, plus vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.

Bursting with Natural Goodness!

Ever notice how Nature’s best antioxidants are often dark-colored fruits and berries? That’s because they’re rich in bioflavonoids (water-soluble) or carotenoids (fat-soluble), colorful plant pigments that offer powerful natural protection against free-radicals. And 4 of Nature’s most colorful include Acai berry, Mangosteen fruit, Goji berry & Pomegranate that:

Should you take Vitamin C Everyday?

Many recognize the value of vitamin C in helping to maintain a healthy immune system and fend off the common cold, right? But did you know that humans are one of only a very few mammals that are unable to manufacture vitamin C themselves?! During the evolutionary process, our species lost the enzyme necessary to convert vitamin C from its precursor, glucose (these 2 molecules are almost identical). Coupled with the fact that vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin (meaning… Continue reading

Handfuls of Hair Coming Out?

Does it seem like you’re suddenly losing handfuls of hair? Are you noticing more hair coming out in the shower, in your hairbrush, or as you run your hands through your hair? Though it’s normal to lose 50 to 100 hairs a day, if you’re experiencing sudden, increased hair loss (such as 200-300 hairs per day) over your entire scalp, you may have “telogen effluvium” (TE). Telogen effluvium may occur when there has been some type of significant shock to your system,… Continue reading

Springtime Cleansing with Red Clover Blossoms

Spring is a time associated with cleansing, and one of the best traditional “blood cleansers” of all, is Red Clover. Red Clover blossoms gently support the elimination of wastes from the tissues and blood stream. Plus, they’re nutritious and a great source of trace minerals. So put a little extra “spring” in your step this season!

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