Common Sense and an Ayurveda Diet

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The word Ayurveda means the knowledge or science of life. Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest medical systems. It uses knowledge of nature and natural means to promote healing and healthy living.  Ayurveda  has been practiced in India for some 4000 years and still is the preferred health care system for much of the […] Read More

Vitamin C Supplements

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Even before Nobel Prize-winning chemist Linus Pauling did his studies on megadosing with it, Vitamin C (or ascorbic acid) was known to be an important supplement to the human diet. Historically, quite small doses were found to protect British seamen from ‘scurvy’ – but those doses were not actually ‘pure’ vitamin C. Read More

Natural Cold Remedies

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The common cold is one of those ailments almost everybody has to deal with at one time or another. That may be why there are so many suggestions about how to cure it! Here is one combination of natural ingredients we have used with some success in our home – and some instructions on a […] Read More