James duke (1929 2017)

Get an Anti-Aging Herb from Dr Duke garden – Ten of his favorite!

To fend off age-related ailments, James Duke prefers his own garden path to the drugstore aisle. His 10,000-square-foot “Garden of Youth” contains medicinal plants to ease everything from bursitis to heart disease. We consulted his Prescriptions (Rodale) and Dr. Duke himself for 10 of his favorite “youth preservers”— each anti-aging herb presented here with an …

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Parasites – Unwanted Guests – Natural Treatments to Get Rid of

What exactly is a Parasite? This creature is a life form that lives off another life form to its own benefit and to the host’s (the animal or human body infected by the parasite) detriment. In the West, parasites are most often thought to be a problem of Third World Countries. The parasite problem however, extends …

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Fighting the fire ants

South American fire ants are on a rampage and have blazed their way through a growing number of southern U.S. states. Now, scientists are seeking a way to fight the deadly insects that are destroying crops and terrorizing small mammals as well as humans. Fire ants – known for their burning sting – are believed …

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The Phlox wildflowers

The Phloxes Flowers

Many wildflowers bloom early in spring, making use of sunlight that reaches the ground before the trees leaf out. Some are ephemeral, disappearing in summer’s heat. I prefer double-duty plants, whose foliage remains as a groundcover or background. The Phlox wildflowers are among the loveliest of these. Wild Blue Phlox One of my favorites is …

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Safe techniques to end sleepless nights - Natural Treatments for insomnia

Beat Insomnia Naturally- End Sleepless Nights – Safe techniques that’s helped many people

You’ve bored yourself of sleepless nights, to tears counting sheep – and when that didn’t work, you moved on to goats, cows and former child stars who’ve turned their sorry lives into talk show fodder. The fact is, trying to force yourself to sleep is stressful business. And the harder you try to drop off …

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Monarchs butterflies – The Great Migration – from San Francisco to the Mexican border

The fourth and final generation of Monarchs for the year emerge from their pupae around late summer. External natural cues, perhaps the waning length of the day and cooler temperatures, cause a change in their bodies; their reproductive organs are immature, they are in a state of reproductive diapause. Unlike their parents that lived for …

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