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Today’s Solutions: July 17, 2024

Waterfall in the Samoan rainforest

Study: Traditional Samoan plant works as a natural form of ibuprofen

A team of scientists has found that the leaves of the Samoan tree, matalafi, are as effective at relieving inflammation as over-the-counter ibuprofen. The small rainforest shrub, Psychotria insularum, is native to South Pacific regions. For generations, Samoan communities have used matalafi leaves Read More...

Blooming Wild Flowers Matricaria Chamomilla Or Matricaria Recutita Or Chamomile.

These 9 herbs will help calm your stress this holiday season

T’is the season to be merry, but that’s easier said than done. In truth, the holiday season can be one of the most stressful times of the year, whether it’s because of family commitments, added financial stress, or something else.  The problem with too much stress is that it causes our Read More...