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see the norhtern lights

Imagine lying in bed at night and being able to look up at the stars with the amazing bonus of a full view of the Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora. This is exactly what you could be doing if you take a trip to the Kaklauttanen ogloo village in Finland. For the adventurous,
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Stonehenge the monument

Location: Near Amesbury, Wiltshire, Southern England Post code SP4 7DE Having punctuated the journey from the west country to London and the south east at Stonehenge, I’ve become accustomed to the sight of the stones. It’s a route I take occasionally and the monument, for me, is an ideal ‘half-way’ land-mark. These rocks of ages
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white willow bark benefits

Think about this the next time you get a headache and you haven’t got any aspirins in the house. If you have a willow tree in the back garden it could be the answer to the problem. The bark from willow has been used for thousands of years as a pain-killer lowering the tension caused
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Benefits of cayenne pepper

Cayenne pepper must be the hottest spice around. It’s so hot you get the feeling that you could weld metal with it. There is a ‘heat’ scale for measuring from the lowest to highest called the Scoville scale. At the warm end there is the Chilli pepper ‘Poblano Ancho’ at the hottest (or ‘atomic’) end
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milk-thistle-uses

Milk thistle or milky thistle (Silybum Marianum) appears to be the hero for the maintenance and repair of a major organ, the liver. In the pharmaceutical world there is nothing to match it as an equal. There is a poisonous mushroom called the Amanita. Eating it will severely damage the liver and the only treatment
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Lemon balm uses

Lemon balm uses range from promoting relaxation and improving sleep to raising alertness. If ever you have picked a leaf from the plant, you can’t avoid noticing a distinctive ‘lemon’ smell. Lemon balm has been appreciated for centuries as an effective addition to any aromatherapy program and there have been studies to show clear benefits
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ginseng

Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) originated in Asia and has medicinal uses that go back 5,000 years. It may well be the highest regarded of all the herbal medicines from the Orient with the claims of effective treating of a range of conditions. The name Panax comes from the Greek word ‘panacea or all-healing’. In recent times
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ginger benefits

Ginger is a much favoured addition to many a cuisine, mainly in India and Asia. Added to this, for those who like it, ginger beer and ginger cake. It can be stored and consumed in a number of ways. The root, or rhizome, can be dried and ground down to a spice powder, or the
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cranberry-health-benefits

Cranberry health benefits range from helping with oral health to the slowing of some tumour progression. A native crop of North America with around 40,000 acres harvested in September and October across the northern US and Canada. They can be stored in fridge for up to two months but can freeze stored for much longer.
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benefits of raw garlic

The benefits of raw garlic that you need to know about. The benefits of raw garlic ┬ácome from the active compound Allicin. This is a potent and quite powerful agent that has the ability to inhibit germs in their growth and reproduction. It’s claimed that 1 milligram of Allicin has the potency of 15 units
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