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Lungwort Remedy

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The evergreen perennial plant, Lungwort (pulmonaria officinalis) derives from the genus of flowering plants in the  Boraginaceae family known as the borage, or forget-me-not family. The plant takes its name from the Latin root Pulmoa, meaning lung. Records of a lungwort remedy first appear from Leonhart Fuchs (1501 – 1566), a German physician and one…

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7 Tips to Reduce Swelling in Legs

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Water retention is a common problem associated with pregnancy, diabetes, menstruation, periods of prolonged heat, and inactivity due to injury or illness. Water retention (edema) often manifests in the legs. Discomfort and occasional pain from swollen feet or legs most often arises after period of prolonged sitting or bed-rest. Tips to Reduce Swelling in Legs…

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