Via Facebook I acquired my first mother/scoby and am on my way to creating my very first batch of home-brewed Kombucha! A scoby is actually an acronym for, Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast (sounds pleasant, yeah!) The scoby/mother looks like a beige or white rubbery pancake. It is placed in sweetened black or green tea and turns a bowl full of sweet tea into a biochemical powerhouse, brimming with vitamins, minerals, enzymes and health-giving organic acids!
I’ve been on the prowl for natural anti-inflammatory remedies and found that turmeric is a strong contender. It’s benefits are slowly beginning to make their presence stateside but in the East the therapeutic prowess of turmeric is ancient news.
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Envision a bright summer day you are on a drive with your windows rolled down. The scent of fresh air and flora fill your lungs while sunshine warms your shoulders. The rhythmic rumble of pavement is felt beneath your car tires as you wind through the countryside. Glancing at the passing scenery you will most certainly see stalks of indigo flowers dotting the roadsides.
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