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Citra Hops: Benefits, Uses & History

Hops are the dried, flowering part of the hop plant. While hops are most commonly used in flavoring beer, they’re also used in a variety of other ways. Hops have been grown in America since early colonial times. Beer is commonly made with malted barley, yeast, and water. But beer made just with these three ingredients is often lacking in flavor and has a dull taste. Many brewers add in an additional plant to enhance the flavor and give it depth. Heather flowers, spruce tips, and bog myrtle have all been used to experiment with different flavor profiles, but by...
Jason Geib

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Ceylon Cinnamon: Benefits, Uses and History

Ceylon cinnamon contains powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial compounds. It also may . . . 
Diana Waldron

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Lavender: Benefits, Uses and History

In herbal medicine, lavender has been used to help with . . . 
Diana Waldron

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Turmeric: Benefits, Uses and History

For more than 4,500 years, turmeric has been prepared for both culinary and medicinal purposes. 
Diana Waldron

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