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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.

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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 – Before you Indulge..think Milk Thistle

MORE than great advice. Word to the wise to take some precautionary measures so that our entire body can enjoy the holidays. Thank you to Sally Cronin for her wisdom and generous blogging energy. Cheers!!

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For some of you it is Thanksgiving this week which is a wonderful opportunity to meet with family and friends and of course over indulge. This celebration kicks off the festive season and from the first week in December there will be Christmas parties at every opportunity and good intentions fly out the window as the sausages on sticks and mince pies are handed around.

Do not get me wrong… I am with you 100% and Christmas is one of my favourite times of year when chocolate coins and almond paste are on the top of my to do list! However, there are two major organs in the body that find this month of the year extremely confusing and upsetting. Our brain and our liver.

The brain turns into a pinball machine with all its pleasure and reward centres being pinged off regularly as we hand around the treats and…

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