Energetic and immune boosting green smoothie – kids love it!

GREEN SMOOTHIE   Very yummy energetic green smoothie to have in the morning! Kids love it! Especially recommended for the start of school term, to protect them from all the germs and immune attackers going around. Easy and quick to make, you have all the herbal immune boosters you need in this recipe. It’s high in protein, contains plenty of vitamins and minerals, plus it will keep their little bellies from grumbling all morning. Slip in all the goodness into your kid’s breakfast in this green smoothie. You can add any immune supporting herbs in powder you want but this is the one I often use. Also, many feel that they can’t swallow […]

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Batido verde: energético y reforzante para el sistema inmune – excelente para niños!

BATIDO VERDE ¡Delicioso y energético batido verde para tomar por la mañana! ¡A los niños les encanta! Especialmente recomendado para el comienzo del período escolar, para protegerlos de los gérmenes y otras partículas que atacan el sistema inmune. Es fácil y rápido de hacer, y tienes todas las hierbas reforzadoras del sistema inmune en esta receta. Es rico en proteínas y contiene muchísimas vitaminas y minerales, además de prevenir que sus estómagos estén rugiendo toda la mañana. Haz un hueco a todos estos nutrientes e introdúcelos en el desayuno de tus hijos. Puedes añadir las hierbas en polvo que quieras para ayudar al sistema inmune, pero esta receta es la que […]

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Energetic and immune boosting green smoothie – kids love it!

GREEN SMOOTHIE   Very yummy energetic green smoothie to have in the morning! Kids love it! Especially recommended for the start of school term, to protect them from all the germs and immune attackers going around. Easy and quick to make, you have all the herbal immune boosters you need in this recipe. It’s high in protein, contains plenty of vitamins and minerals, plus it will keep their little bellies from grumbling all morning. Slip in all the goodness into your kid’s breakfast in this green smoothie. You can add any immune supporting herbs in powder you want but this is the one I often use. Also, many feel that […]

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Calendula: a super -wound-healing and anti-inflammatory- herb

Calendula officinalis Calendula, also called Pot Marigold is indeed like a goddess. It has been in nature for centuries and has always helped humans with its golden petals. It has been a favourite amongst herbalists and Macer’s 12th-century herbal recommends simply “looking at it to improve eyesight, clear de head and encourage cheerfulness”! Family: Asteraceae (meaning that this is a flower composed by many flowers! Did you know that each petal is a flower in itself) Habitat: It is indigenous to Mediterranean Europe, commercially grown in Eastern Europe and Egypt – but everyone could grow it at home (hence its common name ‘Pot’ Marigold). Constituents (chemical goodies!): Triterpenoids, saponins, carotenoids (and hence its […]

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Caléndula: una super hierba antiinflamatoria y para curar heridas

Calendula officinalis  La Caléndula, también llamada botón de oro es verdaderamente como una diosa. Ha estado en la naturaleza durante siglos, siempre apoyando al ser humano con sus pétalos dorados. Es una de las favoritas entre los médicos herbarios y el libro herbario de Marcer del siglo XII recomienda simplemente “que mirarla mejora la vista, aclara la mente y contagia alegría”! Familia: Asteraceae (lo que significa que es una flor compuesta por muchas flores! Sabías que cada pétalo es una flor en sí) Habitat: Es indígena de la Europa mediterránea, se cultiva comercialmente en Europa del este y Egipto (pero todos podríamos cultivarla muy fácilmente en casa en un pequeño […]

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Calendula: a super -wound-healing and anti-inflammatory- herb

Calendula officinalis Calendula, also called Pot Marigold is indeed like a goddess. It has been in nature for centuries and has always helped humans with its golden petals. It has been a favourite amongst herbalists and Macer’s 12th-century herbal recommends simply “looking at it to improve eyesight, clear de head and encourage cheerfulness”! Family: Asteraceae (meaning that this is a flower composed by many flowers! Did you know that each petal is a flower in itself) Habitat: It is indigenous to Mediterranean Europe, commercially grown in Eastern Europe and Egypt – but everyone could grow it at home (hence its common name ‘Pot’ Marigold). Constituents (chemical goodies!): Triterpenoids, saponins, carotenoids (and […]

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Trametes versicolor (PSK) and Research Evidence

Human Clinical Trials with PSK, an extract of the medicinal mushroom Trametes versicolor.                                               – Trametes versicolor (Turkey’s Tail) is the most extensively researched of all mushrooms. – PSK is a a purified hot-water extract consisting of protein-bound polysaccharide molecules. – Protein component is from 25-38%. – PSK has been shown to ameliorate chemotherapy and radiotherapy side effects, to boost immune cell production, enhance immune status and tumour infiltration by dendritic and cytotoxic cells and significantly extend survival in the following cancers (in combination with convetional treatment): stomach, colon-rectum, oesophagus, nasopharynx, […]

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Trametes versicolor, PSK y Evidencia Científica

Estudios Clínicos con Humanos y PSK, un extracto de la seta medicinal Trametes versicolor.                                               – Trametes versicolor (Cola de Pavo) es la seta medicinal más investigada. – PSK es un extracto puro mediante agua caliente que consiste en moléculas de polisacáridos unidas por proteínas. – El contenido de proteínas es de 25-38%. – PSK demuestra haber mejorado efectos secundarios de quimioterapia y radioterapia, haber aumentado la producción de células del sistema inmune, de mejorar el estatus inmunitario y la infiltración del tumor a través de células dendríticas y citotóxicas […]

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Trametes versicolor (PSK) and Research Evidence

Human Clinical Trials with PSK, an extract of the medicinal mushroom Trametes versicolor.                                               – Trametes versicolor (Turkey’s Tail) is the most extensively researched of all mushrooms. – PSK is a a purified hot-water extract consisting of protein-bound polysaccharide molecules. – Protein component is from 25-38%. – PSK has been shown to ameliorate chemotherapy and radiotherapy side effects, to boost immune cell production, enhance immune status and tumour infiltration by dendritic and cytotoxic cells and significantly extend survival in the following cancers (in combination with convetional treatment): stomach, colon-rectum, oesophagus, nasopharynx, […]

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