MIA

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Sorry, I've been MIA for a while. I just wanted to let you readers know that I've been dealing with family health issues. Due to this, I'll be blogging less frequently. I'm still aiming to do a weekly post from here on out, but it may not be on a consistent day. Thanks for understanding! … [Read more...]

Where the Ginseng Grows

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"You have great physical powers and an iron constitution."--fortune cookie I recently received a gift of ginseng tea from my family. Ginseng's genus is panax, coming from the Greek word for "all cure." It has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for over 5,000 years. A finicky plant, it doesn't like being exposed to direct sunlight. That's why growers will provide a shading structure for the sprouts, shrouding them in 75% shade. Ginseng also needs "virgin soil" because it utilizes all … [Read more...]

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