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Simple remedies to ease symptoms from wildfire smoke

My home state, California, is currently experiencing multiple wildfires. Additionally, at this time, there are wildfires burning in other states and even other countries. Regardless of how far you are from the actual fires, there is a possibility that some of the smoke may reach you. And you may not even see or smell smoke, but the particulate matter that is carried by the smoke can pose a health hazard. You may feel it in your eyes, sinuses or lungs.  Continue Reading

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Outstanding Oregano

Oregano (Origanum vulgare), is an herb commonly thought of when making recipes such as pizza sauce, pasta sauce, and other robust recipes. There are many varieties of oregano, including sweet marjoram. Common varieties are Greek and Italian oregano. However, the uses and benefits extend beyond culinary preparations. 

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Harvest Wellness

There are signs in front of the grocery store. They read- “Get your flu shot today!” As one of my children ponders aloud, why do I want a shot of the flu? I explain that the shot is supposed to prevent the flu. To which the reply is, “I like the tea you make for us much better, mommy.”

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Powdered Sunshine

 

Oranges…their bright coloring is sure to add cheer on a cold winter day. The scent of fresh oranges is uplifting to the senses- and the appetite!
 
 

Winter time is orange time for us here in California. We look forward to this time of year; to have a bit of sunshine in our kitchen and to nourish our bodies with much-needed vitamin C during the cold winter months.

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