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Mary Pat’s Story

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We began the journey of the development of our Root Cider about two years ago. It started pretty simply in our kitchen with the goal of general good health which would in turn reduce visits to the doctor’s office. It worked! Mark immediately saw a difference in the amount and duration of colds, flu, respiratory infections as well as energy …

Help Avoid the Flu This Winter

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Several of the Ingredients used in our Organic Root Cider Are among the most recommended to help prevent or if not to help deal with the symptoms of colds or flu. Ginger , Garlic and Lemon are often mentioned as immune boosters and very effective in the treatment of the symptoms of colds or flu. Ginger not only helps your …

Dr. YouTube…What’s your diagnosis?

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Researchers conducted a keyword search of “seasonal influenza” from January 28 to February 5, 2017. The top most viewed videos that appeared in the search results were included and analyzed for video characteristics, source, and content

Avoid cold weather health risks (Dehydration is a problem during cold weather too)!

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When British explorer Henry Worsley died crossing Antarctica In January of 2016, the event made front page news. Less noted was one of the causes of his death: dehydration. Why would dehydration become such a vital factor in frigid temperatures? Losing excessive amounts of body fluid is not usually a hazard associated with cold weather. In fact, most people associate …

Flu Near You

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This new website can tell you where people have the flu. There is a new website   Flu Near You  that gathers info on flu cases around the country from their  visitors and maps it so we can all see how the Flu is impacting different areas.

Can cannabinoids be used to treat cancer?

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When cannabinoids activate signaling pathways in cancer cells they can stimulate a cell death mechanism called apoptosis, unleashing a potent anti-tumor effect. Yet cannabinoids, which have also shown strong activity against human tumor tissue grown in animal models, have undergone minimal testing in patients. Their potential use as antitumor drugs and/or to boost the effectiveness of conventional cancer therapies is …

Can apple cider vinegar help to treat ED?

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Erectile dysfunction can be a frustrating and demoralizing condition, particularly when standard treatments do not work. Apple cider vinegar may, however, treat some of the medical conditions that can lead to erectile dysfunction (ED). Anecdotal evidence and folk medical tradition both suggest that ED may improve with apple cider vinegar.

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Holiday Travel, Avoid the health risks!

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Holiday travel exposes us to all kinds of health risks from cold and flu germs to lack of sleep and temperature variations that are outside our normal day to day. The combination of natural 100% certified organic immune boosters and anti-inflammatory ingredients may be just what you need to avoid an unpleasant cold or bout of flu this holiday season. …

Tai chi holds promise as cardiac rehab exercise

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The slow and gentle movements of Tai Chi hold promise as an alternative exercise option for patients who decline traditional cardiac rehabilitation, according to preliminary research in Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association.

Sore Throat Pain? Which is better, Cold or Heat?

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Prof. Ron Eccles — the previously director of the Common Cold Centre in the School of Biosciences at the University of Cardiff in the United Kingdom — is an expert in all things to do with the common cold. Ice pops lower the temperature of the nerve endings in the throat, thereby reducing the pain signals. This method also activates …

Tim’s Story

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Tim came to Barrier Island Organics as somewhat of a last resort. He had been diagnosed with Lyme Disease a few years ago after a long series of tests and hospitalizations to determine the cause of his joint pain, fever and various other symptoms. Tim has always been a very active, athletic person competing in a variety of sports on …

Cold and Flu prevention

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Need help with Cold and Flu prevention? The unique blend of immune-boosters, natural anti-inflammatory agents and effective anti-oxidants in our Organic Root Cider might well be just what you need to keep going strong this cold and flu season. One shot a day ,or two if you think something might be catching up with you is all it takes for …

Are you trying to promote Natural health and healing, instead of taking a lot of pills?

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The unique combination of all natural, 100% certified organic ingredients in our Organic Root Cider is a natural way to get the nutrients and vitamins that your body needs to get and stay healthy. Everything on the list of ingredients is one of what are currently called “superfoods”. According to the Journal of the American Chemical Society,   http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja02000a005   turmeric …

Are you trying to avoid or reduce your anti-biotic use?

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Would you rather strengthen your immune system than take a lot of anti-biotics? There is a growing concern with over use of anti-biotics. Especially broad spectrum anti-biotics. Over use of anti-biotics has been shown to lead to the development of highly resistant strains of infectious bacteria. A large portion of the common illnesses we experience are viral in nature, and …

Herbal medicine has been in use for over 5,000 years.

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Ancient Chinese and Egyptian papyrus writings describe medicinal uses for plants as early as 3,000 BC. The World Health Organization estimated that 80% of people worldwide rely on herbal medicines for some part of their primary health care. In the past 20 years in the United States, public dissatisfaction with the cost of prescription medications, combined with an interest in …

Do you need a health supplement for joint pain?

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Are you looking for relief from aches and pain caused by exercise and work? The unique blend of natural anti-inflammatory agents in our Organic Root cider may well be just what you need to get back to your busy life at full speed. The ingredients that we use which can help with aches and pains are, Turmeric one of the …

Health benefits of Ginger Root.

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Ginger Root is one of the non-GMO, 100% Certified Organic ingredients that we use to make our Organic Root Cider. Following are some of the benefits of including Ginger in your daily routine. You can read more about all the 100% certified Organic, raw ingredients we use on our Ingredients Page.

Looking for Headache Relief?

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Need relief from headache pain? New research is showing that anti-inflammatory agents can help to prevent and relive headache pain. The unique blend of all natural,non-GMO,100% organics ingredients in our Organic Root Cider include  some of the most effective natural anti-inflammatory agents known.

Help control High Blood Pressure ( Hypertension)

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Are you trying to lower your blood pressure? Garlic has been found to help with controlling high blood pressure. Vitamin C has also been found to have a beneficial effect on blood pressure. The Lemons that we use in our Organic Root Cider have a healthy dose of Vitamin C, and we also have a good dose of Garlic in …

Virus prevention

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If a  cold or some other virus is interfering with your holiday fun, perhaps the unique combination of immune booster and general health enhancers in our Organic Root Cider is what you need to get back your happy life.

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You can Feel the difference!

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When you are looking to beat a cold or flu, it helps to keep in mind that most of this type of bacterial or viral infection starts in your upper respiratory tract. I mention this because when you take a dose of our Organic Root Cider in your mouth and down your throat you are applying it directly to the …

Please Note

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These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure  or prevent any disease.