Hi! I'm Emma Green, the author of How I Lost 100 Pounds!, and I'm so glad I could create this audio for you. In truth, if you want to be healthy, you must eat well. And generally speaking, there is definitely a lot of available nutrients missing from store-bought foods. If we think about our nutrition more definitively, it remains true that the common or more inadequate foods can definitely support life. We know this from our experience in living day to day. But then it must also be true that herbal or superfoods can fortify, help, sustain, and aid the body, more dramatically so. It energizes our bodies to the point of purer health, weight-loss shedding, and healing bliss, in many instances. Through definitive research, I've learned that the amazing qualities in herbs and superfoods are truly forgotten. And because of their unusual or pungent tastes and smells, we've negated them, historically speaking. This also happened because of our diminished knowledge concerning their usage and because they were eliminated as a food source as later generations started to ignore them altogether. In reality, we must follow this ideal criterion: It does matter what we eat and we need all kinds of food to live. Diet extremes will harm health. Thankfully, and more recently, there has been a greater interest in these lost and forgotten foods on the world stage. And in this title, Herbs and Superfoods for Weight Loss and Detox, we'll discover an amazing list of herbs and superfoods, and we'll listen to the history, benefits, scientific evidence, negatives, and cautions. We'll learn how to use, taste, and even where to source them from. This will discuss licorice root, gynostemma, he shou wu, velvet antler, reishi mushrooms, goji berries, astragalus root, and cinnamon. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tara Boozer. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/112967/bk_acx0_112967_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Cannabis has been around for approximately 10,000 years. It has been given different names as it spread across the world, and historians speculate that many cultures added additional ingredients to the drug. For example, the Spanish called it hashish, and it was suspected to contain 50 percent opium. The medical name for cannabis is astragalus, and the term marijuana in the United States was borrowed from Spain. China was the first nation to discover cannabis and its intoxicating affects. In 2737 BC, the emperor of China claimed it had great healing effects. He wrote that it had the ability to be used as a medication for “gout, malaria, [and] absent-mindedness”. It would be introduced to the Muslims in 12th century Persia, which is current day Iran. Before it was banned by the Koran, it was used recreationally with alcoholic beverages. In 1545, the Spanish brought cannabis to America. Cannabis and tobacco became the main cash crops. It was used recreationally, and many products contained cannabis in them, including “fiber, paper, nautical use, lamp oil, food, etc”. Some medications in America were concocted with cannabis. In the 1920s, marijuana became a popular recreational drug. Historians claim that the surge in popularity was attributed to prohibition. Cannabis clubs began to surface in big cities. They were called tea pads, and there was widespread marijuana usage. Cannabis appeared in a book of medications called Pharmacopeia: A Book of Medications from 1850-1942, and it was characterized as a medication for all types of ailments. It was considered to help many illnesses, such as “labor pain, nausea, and rheumatism”. That reference book had a list of over 100 medical uses for cannabis. However, doctors were not certain of dosages or how to emit the substance. Why was it outlawed? This audiobook will discuss that and more. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Lorri Heneveld. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/113074/bk_acx0_113074_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.