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Sustainable Wine Review: “Wine From Here” a New Documentary about Natural Wine

I’m a big fan of Kickstarter, the crowd funding platform for creative endeavors. So, when I was helping my friends at Toast Wine Lounge in Oakland, CA run their Kickstarter campaign and we got a contribution from Matthieu Tanguay-Carel who also was running a campaign for “Natural Wine in California,” I had to check it …

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Aloe vera on your skin, and in your teeth

Aloe Vera Plant (courtesy www.keetsa.com) Aloe. The phrase “aloe vera” brings up the image of something soft and commercials that incessantly interrupt TV shows. While aloe is an ingredient many moisturizers boast of and can’t do without, the many healing powers of this plant remain largely unknown. The product can heal burns and cuts and …

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Take a Hint from the Brazilian Mint

Are you going to Scarborough Fair? Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme -Simon and Garfunkel’s “Scarborough Fair” And mint. (www.pintosbeans.wordpress.com) An ace natural pain-killer for headaches,stomach pain,fever and flu, the Brazilian mint (Hyptis crenata) is sold as tea-bags and food-flavorings world-over. Like many of its sibling herbs, the tale of the Brazilian mint was told only …

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Death by Chocolate and Resuscitation by Golden-Yellow Powder

(Images courtesy of www.braquiplan.com & www.britannica.com) Revered in India as “holy” this golden-yellow colored powder is worth its weight in gold, that too nutritionally, but not monetarily. Any guesses what Iā€™m talking about? This ingredient has been hailed for centuries for its ability to treat wounds, infections and other health problems. But until recently, the …

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