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Reiki

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By Danni Coyote

You have probably heard the term reiki at some point, andperhaps your immediate reaction was, Yeah, whatever, as you rolled your third eye to dispel images of healers laying hands on terminally ill patients. Admittedly, it
does sound preposterous and illogical when you consider that we live in a time in which we are so conditioned to disconnect the body from the spirit. So, what exactly is reiki, anyway? The truth is actually a lot less magical and more simple than you would imagine.

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Turmeric: Nature’s Most Powerful Herb

TurmericBy Danni Coyote

Turmeric is arguably the most potent and powerful medicinal herb found in your pantry. If it isn’t in your pantry, it really should be. Turmeric is a plant native to Southern Asia, and is harvested for the medicinal properties of its rhizomes, or roots. It is in the same family as ginger, and of the genus curcuma. 

Science has recently started backing what Indians and Ayurvedic practitioners have known for centuries about this spice, thrusting it into the limelight of complimentary medicine and trendy nutritional supplements. Turmeric boasts a myriad of pharmaceutic and therapeutic properties, such as anti-inflammatory effects, powerful antioxidants, improved neurological function, relief from arthritis and depression, and may be linked to decreased risk of heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer’s. This is due to the compounds found in turmeric, called curcuminoids, the most important of which is curcumin. Curcumin is the primary active ingredient in turmeric, and can be extracted and effectively consumed alone for an amplified effect, since the curcumin content in turmeric is surprisingly not very potent.

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