Having tried Lugol’s Iodine for a season or two in the past, I am recently again considering the available research on this halogenic substance. Is it truly beneficial when separated from it’s food source? How is it digested and utilized throughout the living beings systems? What might be the best quality Lugol’s iodine or purified iodine for a person’s digestive absorption. Also researching the actual sources of where the raw material to make an iodine solution comes from.
Following is some of the story behind modern day iodine use in healthcare. via The History of Iodine – Iodine Source – Your resource for detoxified iodine..
The subtle aromatic fresh herbs and flowers can be steeped in small pots or served as above. Image thanks to Kathy YL Chan.
Hibiscus flowers, set to steep in the sun for whole the day will make a refreshing beverage by dinnertime. This appealing hibiscus sun tea can be sweetened or not to your liking.
When you fall in love with the flavor, and plan on drinking it often, if you are not growing your own flowers free of serious chemical pesticides, make sure to gather your dried hibiscus flowers from suppliers who can trace their offerings to a high quality pesticide-free source. Sun tea pictured here was made in South Florida, USA. Scoche sells the hibiscus flowers in local Green Markets for now. She’ll be in the Downtown Boca Raton, Florida Green Markets for a few more Saturdays in May 2013. The Saturday, Boca Raton Market is on Federal Hwy, in the Royal Palm Plaza until 1pm. Sun Tea | just a scoche.
According to this site: Cananga odorata is an excellent landscape tree, but unfortunately, it hasn’t been widely introduced yet.
Its features are numerous:
1) it is very fast growing – you’ll have a mature tree in no lime
2) its nice columnar shape requires no special pruning
3) its roots are noninvasive
4) it has practically no pest problems
5} it is not messy because it doesn’t drop much leaves, and it’s evergreen
6) its branches are flexible in the wind
7) it blooms almost year-round and will suffuse all of your neighborhood with a fine fragrance.