Lauren Johnson

Alterative Herbs

      What is an Alterative?   In broad terms, alteratives seem to alter the body’s metabolic processes to improve tissues’ ability to deal

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      Adaptogens     What are Adaptogens? Adaptogens are remarkable botanical treasures that help the body restore balance and adapt to stress. They

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Dandelion Root

  Taraxacum officinale       Family: Asteraceae   Parts used: Root, young leaves, (flowers)   Constituents: Sesquiterpene lactones, triterpene steroids (sitosterin, stigmasterin, phytosterin), phenolic

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Herbal Bitters

      What is a Bitter? Bitters are herbs that have a predominantly “bitter” taste. These remedies have an increasingly apparent  major role in

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