Self Care

If you are interested in starting a tea for medicinal purposes, first familiarize yourself with the composition of your herbs and note other prescription drugs and supplements you are taking. While most herbal remedies are safe, always check with your doctor to ensure that what you are consuming complements your medication and is appropriate for your health.
  • Allspice is said to help soothe the common cold and relieve upset stomachs
  • Chamomile is known for its calming attributes said to have a host of anti-inflammatory and anti-spasmodic properties that help relieve and ward off a variety of maladies.
  • Chrysantemum provides a sweet tasting brew and is supposed to help reduce body heat resulting from fever. It also is known to help protect against liver damage and neutralize toxins in the body.
  • Cinnamon has a calming effect and is thought to support healthy circulation and digestion.
  • Fennel has been used for centuries as a digestive aid and to soothe upper respiratory problems.
  • Ginger is a centuries old herbal remedy used to treat a wide range of health concerns from nausea and colds to indigestion and migraine headaches.
  • Ginseng is believed to stimulate vitality and help the body stay healthy.
  • Hawthorne has been used to strengthen the heart and increase blood flow.
  • Hibiscus has shown to help reduce high blood pressure and soothe menstrual cramps.
  • Lemongrass is used frequently in teas for its calming properties.
  • Parsley has a diuretic effect and is purported to help with kidney function.
  • Peppermint is thought to have greater stress-relieving attributes than chamomile tea and help with stomach and digestive issues. It also helps freshen breath.
  • Raspberry Leaf helps with colds, sore throats, canker sores and diarrhea. In addition, drinking raspberry leaf tea may also keep nails, bones, teeth and skin healthy.
  • Sarsaparilla is said to promote energy and healthy skin.
  • Slippery Elm has properties that help relieve stomach cramps and other gastrointestinal problems

Mo Better Butter (Organic Herb Butter)

Organic Herb Butter(Organic is optional where not specified below.)
  • 2 sticks of Organic Butter (unsalted)
  • 2 oz of Organic Hemp Oil (or flaxseed)
  • 2 oz of extra virgin Organic Olive Oil
  • Hand full of these Fresh herbs:
  • Chives
  • Sweet marjoram
  • Rosemary
  • Basil
  • 1 Tblsp of Braggs Amino Liguid (taste a little like traditional soy sauce)
To soften butter place in a bowl at room temperature and set aside while preparing remaining ingredients. Chop herbs. Alternate adding herbs and oils to butter while stirring. Add Amino liquid. Pour/spoon butter mixture into a storage bowl and refrigerate to re-solidify. Do not cook with Your Herb Butter. Heating will damage the essential fatty acids in the oil.The herbs are so aromatic and really infuse the oils. The Amino liquid has a subtle robust strength to the oils and pull the flavors together. Use your Herb Butter as spread on grilled meats, on steamed vegetables, although its delicious on bread, use sparingly on breads and opt for varieties like organic- non gluten, non wheat, sprouted flour
  • Organic Butter (made from organically raised, grass fed cow’s milk): contains vitamin A and other fat-soluble vitamins (E, K, and D). Rich in trace minerals, especially selenium, a powerful antioxidant also supplies iodine, needed by the thyroid gland (as well as vitamin A, also needed by the thyroid gland). Has appreciable amounts of butyric acid, used by the colon as an energy source. This fatty acid is also a known anti-carcinogen. Lauric acid, a medium chain fatty acid, is a potent antimicrobial and antifungal substance. Contains conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) which is reported to give protection against cancer. Butter has small, but equal, amounts of omega 3 and 6 fatty acids, the so-called essential fatty acids. These are a special category of fatty acids that protect against gastrointestinal infections.
  • Extra Virgin Organic Olive oil It is a monounsaturated fat that contains major health benefits because of its vitamin E and A, chlorophyll, magnesium, squalene and many other cardio-protective nutrients. It has also been noted by some healthcare studies to reduce some cancers, as well as rheumatoid arthritis. Olive oils possess health specific benefits because it is refined and unheated. Experts say Olive oil is not the best oil to cook with because it is highly susceptible to damage when heated. Instead, for cooking, choose an oil that will not be damaged by high temperatures.
  • Organic Virgin Coconut Oil (Great for Cooking): Saturated fat is of the medium-chain fatty acid variety. These MCFAs are digested more easily and utilized differently by the body than other fats. MCFAs in coconut oil are sent directly to the liver where they are immediately converted into energy. The body immediately converts coconut oil into energy rather than store it as body fat.
  • Hemp Oil: The oil in hemp seed is 75-80% polyunsaturated fatty acids (the good fats) and only 9-11% of the lesser desired saturated fatty acids. Hemp seed oil is said to be the most unsaturated oil derived from the plant kingdom. The essential fatty acids (EFAs) contained in hemp seed oil are required part of our diet which are not naturally produced by the body. EFAs are involved with producing life's energy. Bon Apitite, BJ


The Book List

  • A Return to Love, Marianne Williamson
  • Anna Cara, John O'Donohue
  • As A Man Thinketh, James Allen
  • Edinburgh Lectures, Thomas Troward
  • Feeling is the Secret, Neville Goddard
  • Gof I Am, From Tragic to Magic, Peter O. Erbe
  • Rising in Consciousness, Joel Goldsmith
  • Take the Risk, Ben Carson
  • The Infinite way, Joel Goldsmith
  • Three Magic Words, U.S Andersen
  • Your Invisible Power, Genevieve Behrend

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