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The Medicine Woman’s Treasure Chest – Cranberries more than just sauce for the Turkey

Cranberries! More reasons NOW to learn to love them, or to carry on a love affair with them. Thanks, Miss, Sally, for sharing such valuable information with us all.

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Did you really think you would get away without any health posts this week….sorry!!!

Of course we are not allowed to say that any food or plant can cure anything but we can say that they may have therapeutic properties.  Since this is Christmas week it is likely that many of you will be reaching for either fresh cranberries to make a sauce to go with the turkey or will be buying a jar.  If possible do go the natural route and make your own.


Cranberries have a documented medicinal history and were used by the Native American Indians as a nutritious addition to their diet normally sweetened with honey as of course the berries are very tart. The Indians also used the berries in poultices for wounds as they recognised the antibacterial and antibiotic effect of the fruit even if they could not scientifically prove these properties. Colonists, who…

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The Medicine Woman’s Treasure Chest – Germs do not like Goldenseal

The Medicine Woman’s Treasure Chest continues this week with more terrific information. Goldenseal is remarkable so, read on and learn more. Thank you Miss. Sally!

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goldenseal oneLast week I covered the preventative and therapeutic properties of Echinacea and this week I want to follow up with another herb with similar properties but is not quite as popular.

Echinacea is an herb that might help prevent infections from colds and also help alleviate the symptoms if you actually caught one. Goldenseal has similar properties and also has a number of other reported medicinal properties including being anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal as well as being full of nutrients. It contains Vitamins A, C and E, B-complex, calcium, iron and manganese.

One word of warning about Goldenseal, it is a uterine stimulant which means that you should not take if you are pregnant and nor should you give to your pets if they are pregnant as it could induce early labour. You should also not take if you suffer from high blood pressure.

Like Echinacea, Goldenseal was used by the…

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Angel Messages – April 15, 2014

Your DAILY message from the Angels…

Little Angel


Love, Angels!

Yes, Angels, thank you for the direction!

Angel Messages – April 7, 2014


Your DAILY message from the Angels…


Love, Angels!

Thank you Angels!