Herbalism

New Changes at Heal Outside the Box!


Saturday, June 17, 2017

Hi everyone! Heal Outside the Box has a new look! For clients and past visitors, welcome back. If this is your first time visiting this site, hello and thanks for stopping by. There are new programs being introduced and I’m so excited to get you familiarized with them! Within the next week, a “Frequently Asked Questions” page ...

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Turmeric: A Healing Superfood


Wednesday, December 3, 2014

You’ve probably walked past fresh turmeric rhizome numerous times in the produce section and never thought twice about picking it up.  Well, not for long!  After learning more about this powerful healing root, it may be the first item on your next grocery list! Turmeric rhizome looks like a small, orange ginger root and is known ...

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The Power of Cayenne Pepper


Monday, July 29, 2013

Cayenne pepper is a hot chili pepper that’s well-known throughout the culinary world to bring spiciness and a fiery zing to various cuisines.  In the natural healing world, it is recognized as being one of the greatest medicinal herbs on the planet!  Here are some examples of how Cayenne pepper can come to the rescue...   Bleeding ...

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Should I get a Flu Shot?


Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Influenza, commonly referred to as "the flu," is an infection of the respiratory tract caused by the many different influenza viruses.  The flu season typically starts in October and lasts through April.  Why are the winter months considered the biggest risk to contract the flu?  NIH scientists and researchers have found that at winter temperatures, the ...

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Tulsi – Holy Basil


Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Over a year ago, a close friend of mine came to visit me at my home one afternoon.  She was under a GREAT deal of stress that day.  I could perceive from her demeanor that she was overly anxious and anxiety-ridden too.  She could barely sit down!   Instead of getting annoyed by her shaky, impatient ...

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Rooibos Tea


Monday, July 19, 2010

Green Tea comprises a notable list of health benefits.  It's a compelling tea consumed by millions across the globe.  For individuals who are rummaging around for a wholesome tea but are ultra sensitive to caffeine, Green Tea may not be an ideal choice.  How about a nutritious tea which has 50 times more potent anti-oxidant ...

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