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Sea Moss Prep

How to get Seamoss in a Gel form (when it is in its dried state)?

  • Seamoss can be blended with various ingredients.

  • Step 1:

  • Soak in natural spring water for some amount of hours. About 8-12 hours or there about would be ok. This is to revive/re-electrify it from it’s dried state. Also, soaking it will help to get rid of some of the sea/salty taste.

  • Step 2:

  • Rinse about 3 times in key lime spring water. You can use just water if key limes are not available. This will further take away the salty/sea taste from it.

  • Step 3:

  • While the above is being done (step 2), boil some amount of spring water in a pot. Then pour this hot spring water on the Seamoss, which would have been already rinsed and placed in container. Allow the seamoss to simmer in the hot water for about 40mins or there about.

  • Step 4:

  • After soaking in the hot water for about 40min, pour the Seamoss and warm water (coming from hot to warm by this) into your blender. Select the liquefy option on the blender. Blend until it turns into liquid.

  • Step 5:

  • Further allow to cool after blending. Pour out the mixture/liquid in a glass jar/jug. Place in your refrigerator without a lid on the jar. Not the freezer part. This will then turn to gel form after a few hours. It can stay in refrigerator of some amount of weeks.

  • You can now add your seamoss to your smoothies, teas, drink, etc….Anything you want to add it to.

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    Do you drink coffee?

  • Coffee restricts the flow of blood to the brain. It causes mental issues in the long run. I used to drink a lot of coffee. Sometimes I would drink up to 3 pots in a day. I was low in Iron and that’s why my body needed a constant ‘ wake me up”. I survived on coffee and was highly addicted. Caffeine is highly addictive.
  • How much do you like coffee?

  • What’s your experience? Please opt-out for all-natural alkaline caffeine-free herbs. Roasted Dandelion is a great coffee substitute. Order Yours Today From Our Trusted Online Upendo Shop Here…
  • One research study found, “practically all [coffee] samples (91.7%) were contaminated with molds.” Conventional coffee is among the most heavily chemically treated foods in the world. It’s steeped in synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides.
  • Coffee grows best in the shade – but it’s not easy to mass-grow coffee in dense, lush forests. So conventional coffee growers plow down and flatten giant fields to grow their chemically-loaded coffee.
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    Tamarind Prep

    Tamarind Overview;

  • The tamarind tree is native to Africa, but it also grows in tropical climates around the world. It produces pods of fruit that taste sweet and sour when ripe and even more sour when unripe or dried. But it’s also a staple ingredient in African and Middle Eastern cooking.
  • What does tamarind taste like?

  • To approximate the flavor that tamarind brings to recipes, cooks sometimes substitute equal parts of lime or lemon juice. Tamarind’s citrus-like flavor adds a nice tang to dishes. But there’s more to it.
  • How to use tamarind?

  • Tamarind can take sweet recipes up a notch. If you’re new to cooking with tamarind, our Tamarind Sauce can show off its flavor. If you’re skeptical, a recipe which calls for just a couple of tablespoons of tamarind, will show you that there’s no need to fear this flavorful fruit.
  • You have to soak and strain the portion you’re cooking with first. Once you’ve done that, you’re left with a paste-like texture. Throw away the pulp and use the liquid. To use tamarind slices, soak them in 150ml warm water for about 30 mins. Squeeze and strain the juice. To use tamarind concentrate, mix 15ml of tamarind with 4-6 tbsp warm water.
  • How & Where to buy tamarind?

  • Tamarind fruit comes in several forms, but the best form of tamarind is in its raw form, we advice or recommend that you opt the sour tamarind, the sweet tamarind has sugar added to it and should be avoided You can order tamarind directly from our Online Shop Here…
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    Healing is an equation that has two sides in it. Most get caught up in the Effect part and disregard the Cause which is vital. If one does not understand what caused the issue in the first place, they would be approaching the situation blindly. To view the situation from the eradication or destroying side is to have a half blind approach. Knowing the cause of a problem and having the right interpretation is crucial in getting the right answer and permanently solving the problem. Herbs are great cleansers, replenish, and balancers. wild tropical fruits and wild native plants has the highest vibration in the human food chain. Cleanse with the herbs, maintain with tropical fruits and native plants especially the bitter greens. Prevention is always a better approach

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    Diabetes Overview;
  • The body does not produce any, or enough insulin or is not able to utilize the insulin properly. Insulin is secreted by the pancreas from beta cells found in the pancreas. Insulin is a hormone that helps the glucose to get in the cells to give them energy.
  • Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose and passed into the blood.Insulin is released in response to rising glucose in the bloodstream.
  • Due to consumption of acidic, mucus forming foods especially foods high in carbohydrates, the pancreas get affected and its homeostasis process is disrupted. This in turn affects the process of cell energy metabolism. When this happens they label you as pre-diabetic or diabetic.
  • The main source of energy is carbohydrates. This can be further broken down to glucose, sucrose and fructose. Glucose mainly comes from grains. Most grains have been hybridized and genetically modified(gmo).
  • This includes white wheat, potatoes, corn, most beans, most nuts etc. Starch is a chemical used to bind two plants of different molecular structures in order to create a third or a different plant.
  • Starch is very complex and the body is unable to break it down to cellular level. Diabetes can lead to peripheral artery disease (PAD). PAD causes your blood vessels to narrow and reduces blood flow to your legs and feet.
  • It may also cause nerve damage, known as peripheral neuropathy. This could prevent you from feeling pain. If you can’t feel pain, you may not realize you have a wound or ulcer on your feet.
  • You may continue putting pressure on the affected area, which can cause it to grow and become infected. Reduced blood flow can slow wound healing.
  • It can also make your body less effective at fighting infection. As a result, your wound may not heal. Tissue damage or death (gangrene) may occur, and any existing infection may spread to your bone.
  • If the infection cannot be stopped or the damage is irreparable, amputation may be necessary. The most common amputations in people with diabetes are the toes, feet, and lower legs.
  • Most carbohydrates have starch in them and the measuring scale is called the glycemic index. The higher a product is on a scale of 0-100, the more modified it is. 55 and lower is considered a safe glycemic index and safe for diabetics.
  • Below are some examples:
      1. Spelt flour -44
      2. Corn flour -70
      3. Wheat flour -85
      4. Sorghum -70
      5. White rice-72
      6. Kamut -44
      7. Quinoa -54
      8. Wild rice – 45
      9. Potatoes – 80
      10. White sugar 65
      11. Agave nectar (from cactus plant) 17
      12. Honey 60
  • Bitter melons increases insulin sensitivity and can restore functions to damaged pancreases cells.
  • Prickly pears cactus plant is capable of decreasing the blood sugar levels and can be very beneficial to people with diabetes.
  • The nopal has an antihyperglycemic effect that prevents the elevation of glucose, helping the pancreas to not overproduce insulin. Removing of complex starches is necessary to prevent and to reverse this thing called diabetes.
  • Fructose which is the energy from mostly fruits is metabolized by the liver and so it does not need insulin for cells to use it. The fruits must be alkaline wild seeded fruits.
  • If you are suffering with this condition, please reach out to me, so we can discuss how we can help moving forward. Thank you so much.
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    Tiger nuts

    Tiger nuts

    Cyperus esculentus/ Tiger nuts;
  • An edible oil is obtained from the tuber. It is considered to be a superior oil that compares favourably with olive oil.
  • The roasted tubers are a coffee substitute.
  • The base of the leaves can be used in salads. Milk made from the nuts is very nutritious.
  • Tiger nuts are regarded as a digestive tonic, having a heating and drying effect on the digestive system and alleviating flatulence.
  • They also promote urine production and menstruation. The tubers are said to be aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, emmenagogue, stimulant and tonic.
  • In Ayurvedic medicine they are used in the treatment of flatulence, indigestion, colic, diarrhoea, dysentery, debility and excessive thirst.
  • The tubers contain up to 30% of a non-drying oil, it is used in cooking and in making soap.
  • The leaves can be used for weaving hats and matting etc.
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    Dandelion/Taraxacum Officinale;
  • Dandelion greens can be eaten cooked or raw.
  • The leaves can also be juiced for a green juice.
  • Dandelion greens provide a substantial amount of several minerals, including iron, calcium, magnesium and potassium.
  • The root of the dandelion is rich in the carbohydrate inulin, which is a type of soluble fiber found in plants that supports the growth and maintenance of a healthy bacterial flora in your intestinal tract.
  • Dandelion root is often dried and consumed as a tea but can also be eaten in its whole form.
  • Dandelion are full of potent antioxidants, which may explain why this plant has such broad applications for health.
  • Antioxidants are molecules that help neutralize or prevent the negative effects of free radicals in your body. Free radicals are a product of normal metabolism but can be very destructive.
  • The presence of too many free radicals contributes to disease development and accelerated aging. Therefore, antioxidants are essential for keeping your body healthy.
  • Dandelion contain high levels of the antioxidant beta-carotene, which is known to provide strong protection against cellular damage and oxidative stress.
  • Dandelions effective in reducing inflammation caused by disease due to the presence of various bioactive compounds like polyphenols within the plant.
  • Inflammation is one of your body’s natural responses to injury or illness. Over time, excessive inflammation can lead to permanent damage to your body’s tissues and DNA.
  • The dandelion plant contains bioactive compounds that have been shown to reduce blood sugar in animal and test-tube studies.
  • Dandelion lowers blood pressure due to their diuretic effect and potassium content.
  • Dandelion protect liver tissue from toxic substances and oxidative stress.
  • Dandelion’s ability to improve carbohydrate metabolism and reduce fat absorption may lead to weight loss.
  • The most intriguing health claims of dandelion is their potential to prevent the growth of cancerous cells in many different organ systems.
  • Test-tube studies have shown that dandelion root extract has the capacity to dramatically slow the growth of cancer cells in liver, colon and pancreatic tissue.
  • Dandelion root extract has anticancer effects against melanoma and leukemia , as well as pancreatic and colorectal cancer cell lines.
  • Dandelion increases contractions and movement of your gastrointestinal (GI) tract, acting as a treatment for constipation and indigestion. This effect is likely due to the prebiotic fiber inulin.
  • Dandelion have antimicrobial and antiviral properties, which could support your body’s ability to fight infection test-tube studies found that dandelion extract significantly reduced the ability of viruses to replicate.
  • Some of the active compounds in dandelion protect against various harmful bacteria.
  • Properties in dandelion protect the skin from damage and aging.
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    Figs Overview;
  • One ounce of dried figs has 3 grams of fiber. Fiber may help alleviate constipation and keep you feeling full longer.
  • It may also help lower cholesterol and control blood sugar levels.
  • Figs are a good source of calcium, which can ward off osteoporosis as well as other health issues.
  • You won’t find a better plant source of calcium than figs.
  • If you’re hoping to add more antioxidants to your diet, you can’t go wrong with figs.
  • According to a 2005 study. Trusted Source, dried figs “have superior quality antioxidants.”
  • Antioxidants are thought to reduce cell-damaging free radicals in the body.
  • Nutrition experts recommend upping your antioxidant intake by eating more fruits and vegetables like figs.
  • Figs are one of the richest plant sources of a variety of vitamins and minerals, including:
    1. * vitamin A
    2. * vitamin C
    3. * vitamin K
    4. * B vitamins
    5. * potassium
    6. * magnesium
    7. * zinc
    8. * copper
    9. * manganese
    10. * iron

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    Mammea Africana

    Mammea Africana

    Mammea Africana Overview;
  • The fruit-pulp of fully-ripe fruits is sweet smelling, fibrous but edible and is commonly consumed.
  • The seeds are edible. Each fruit has 3 – 4 or more seeds containing an edible oil that is used locally for culinary purposes.
  • The seeds contain about 10% of oil, in which several unusual fatty acids occur: ricinoleic acid (20%), vernolic acid(12%), malvalic acid (6%) and sterculic acid (4%). Other, more common, fatty acids present in the oil are palmitic acid (28%), stearic acid (27.5%), myristic acid (1.5%), lauric acid (1%), and traces of oleic acid and linoleic acid.
  • In Guinea an edible salt is obtained from the bark.
  • African mammee apple is often used in African traditional medicine.
  • The root and bark material have been reported to contain flavonins, tannins, steroids and terpenes.
  • Several xanthones have been identified in the heartwood and stem bark.
  • Several coumarins and the sterol friedelone have been isolated from the seeds.
  • Coumarins have also been isolated from the bark; these showed noteworthy cytotoxicity against the human 9-KB cell line and significant antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus aureus.
  • A bark extract showed vasodilator effect, in which the coumarins might also be involved.
  • The bark exudes a yellow resinous sap. This, or the bark in decoction, is widely and commonly used to treat skin parasites and infections – craw-craw, itch, etc.
  • The extracted latex is mixed with clay and applied to the skin to heal scratches and is applied to skin-diseases. A decoction of the bark is used as an anodyne in the treatment of fever-pains; to assuage rheumatic pain; and as a treatment for whooping cough.
  • The bark is occasionally used as a remedy for syphilis.
  • Water in which the bark, or the fruit, has been boiled is used to draw jiggers from the feet; as a wash to treat skin diseases and to cleanse ulcers; and is put into baths for children with fever.
  • Water in which the roots have been boiled is used as a wash to treat children with an itch known as boro.
  • The fruits have medical application in Nigeria: pulped and mixed into a bark- and root-infusion to make a thin paste to paint onto itch and other skin-afflictions and allowed to dry.
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    Blue vervain

    Blue vervain

    Blue vervain Overview;
  • High in iron fluorine, zinc, magnesium and potassium.
  • Used to addresses the central nervous system and the reproductive system.
  • Great for issues like prostatitis, endometriosis and fibroids.
  • Among its purported benefits, vervain may help treat.
      1. Headaches.
      2. General aches and pain.
      3. Insomnia.
      4. Digestive dysfunction.
      5. Upper respiratory tract symptoms.
      6. Urinary tract infections.
      7. Gum problems.
      8. Menstrual cramps and other “female” problems.
      9. Depression, anxiety and mood swings.
      10. Insomnia.
      11. Respiratory problems, including colds, bronchitis and sore throats.
      12. Elimination of toxins.
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