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Medicine Garden - Milk Thistle Seed

dibetes liver milk thistle Jul 23, 2020

Milk Thistle

Milk Thistle may be a volunteer in your garden, but don't miss the chance to harvest the seeds before getting rid of this giant thistle. Giant green leaves with gray veins, Milk Thistle has been used to heal troubled livers for thousands of years. New studies are also finding it to be extremely valuable in addressing Type 2 Diabetes by restoring the plasma membrane of liver cells and increasing the sensitivity of the insulin receptors.

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AlltogetHerb - Goji Berry

diabetes goji liver Jul 15, 2020

Lycium barbarum, also known as Wolfberry. It looks like an orange Cranberry. Maybe you’ve seen Goji berry on smoothie menus or on the shelves at health food stores. 

With the botanical name Lycium barbarum, and commonly known as WolfBerry, Lycium has been around a very long time. Used since 200 B.C. in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Lycium supports the liver and eyes.  

In recent studies, Lycium was found to also protect the optic nerves, and lower lipid (fat) levels in the blood, as well as creating a significant decrease in glucose levels among diabetic test subjects. 

Goji berry benefits were even documented in “Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing,” a historical TCM medicine book filled with the magical, herbal medicinal knowledge of the Chinese emperor Shen Nong. It’s the oldest book on Chinese herbs in existence today. 

Lycium is a key herb in our formulas for Diabetics and pre-diabetics, due to its ability to disrupt fat formation in...

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