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Survival Food Series: Medicinal Plants for the Survival Garden

Survival Food Series: Medicinal Plants for the Survival Garden
Plants have been revered through out history for their magical healing powers. In a dire situation where over the counter medicine is no longer available, many will be forced to turn their backs on modern medicine and reacquaint themselves with more homeopathic and natural forms. In this type of situation, many will be turning to alternative medicines to alleviate and assist some of the more chronic health issues such as high blood pressure, menopausal symptoms, migraines, anemia and arthritis. Acquiring books on herbal medicines for a disaster scenario would be a great knowledge source to add to any preparedness library. In the book, Herbal Medicine: The Natural Way To Get Well and Stay Well by Dian Dincin Buchman, Ph. 1. “Cayenne pepper is a powerful stimulant, producing a sense of heat in the stomach, and a general glow ove r the body without a narcotic effect. This pepper can assist as a digestion aid. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. A tea made of common sage can help lift depression. 8. St. 9. Related:  Medicinal plants & herbs

Healing Ourselves (and the World) with Flower Essences 5th April 2016 By Lance Schuttler Guest Writer for Wake Up World What are Flower Essences? When we look at a medicinal plant, we see the different parts used in various ways. Wouldn’t it only make sense then, that this part of the plant offers us the most medicinal/healing properties? To make a flower essence, flower pedals are gently plucked (with leaves preferably) and placed in a glass or crystal bowl that is filled with the cleanest water possible. So what occurs is the imprinting of the quintessential vibrational field of the flower into water. What Are The Effects? Because the essences of flowers operate more on a vibrational/electrical level rather than a biochemical (like the use of herbs or foods), the effects are felt in a more subtle way. Flower essences are essentially nutrients for the soul. They let us work through things in a truly holistic and therapeutic manner. Dr. Healing The World Different Essences The Happy Heart has dramatically helped me in several ways. Will You Join?

Ouabain: Nature's Forgotten Gift for Heart Health 21st March 2016 By Benedikt Just Guest Writer for Wake Up World Could it be, that the best treatment for heart failure and heart attacks was already discovered 100 years ago, but nowadays even alternative medicine has forgotten about it? For many decades now, heart-related problems have been among the top killers of human life. Could it be that a comeback of the forgotten natural remedy, Ouabain, could provide the answer? Nowadays, anyone who is even just mildly interested in heart health knows about the importance and beneficial effects that lifestyle changes have on any disease, including heart disease. Ouabain, the Forgotten Heart Remedy A long time ago, there was already a gentle, effective plant-based remedy for the troubled human heart. Africa, 1861, the Livingstone expedition: For many weeks, John Kirk, an English botanist accompanying explorer David Livingston on his expedition, had been having serious trouble with his heart. As Dr. What makes this plant remedy so special? Dr.

Nopales (cactus) nutrition facts and health benefits Custom Search Nopales are thick, oval, flat, modified stems of cactus plant, eaten as a vegetable. Its young tender pads known as nopalitos are one of the chief components of Mexican cuisine since centuries and today, gaining popularity among Europeans and US for their health benefiting properties. The cactus species is thought to have originated in the desert lands of Mexico. Over two hundred Cactaceae cultivars grow in their natural habitat, particularly in semi-arid and dry lands of northern Mexico. Cactus is a modified evergreen plant that grows easily under semi-arid and desert climates. Attractive blooms begin to appear during spring all along the edge of pads, which subsequently develop into pear shaped delicious "cactus fruits". Health benefits of nopales Nopales are one of very low calorie vegetables. 100 g of fresh leaves carry just 16 calories. Selection and storage Buy fresh, firm, pale green nopal pads from the farmer's markets specializing in Mexican vegetables. 1. 2.

Castor Oil Plant Home Page Botanical: Ricinus communis (LINN.) Family: N.O. Euphorbiaceae ---Synonyms---Palma Christi. The valuable purgative known as Castor Oil is the fixed oil obtained from the seeds of the Castor Oil plant. The Castor Oil plant is a native of India, where it bears several ancient Sanskrit names, the most ancient and most usual being Eranda, which has passed into several other Indian languages. It is very variable in habit and appearance, the known varieties being very numerous, and having mostly been described as species. [Top] ---Description---The handsome leaves are placed alternately on the stem, on long, curved, purplish foot-stalks, with drooping blades, generally 6 to 8 inches across, sometimes still larger, palmately cut for threefourths of their depth into seven to eleven lance-shaped, pointed, coarsely toothed segments. The flowers are male and female on the same plant, and are produced on a clustered, oblong, terminal spike. SIR, - On looking through my C. & D.

Health Benefits of Bathua (Chenopodium album) Chenopodium album is known by many common names such as White goosefoot, pigweed, lambsquaters and Bathua (Hindi), Chandan betu (Bengali), Parupukkirai (Tamil), Pappukura (Telugu) and Katu ayamoddakam (Malyalam). This leafy vegetable is actually a weed that grows in waste places and with other cultivated crops. It occurs throughout the tropical regions of world. In India the leaves are consumed as leafy vegetable and cooked like any other Saag, curd bathua raita and Bathua paratha. Scientific classification KINGDOM - Plantae – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants DIVISION- Tracheophyta – vascular plants Infradivision- Angiosperm – flowering plants, angiospermsCLASS- Magnoliopsida ORDER- Caryophyllales FAMILY- Amaranthaceae – pigweed, amaranthes GENUS- Chenopodium L. – goosefoot SPECIES - Chenopodium album L. – common lambsquarters, lambsquarters goosefoot, white goosefoot, lambsquarters Bathua or Goosefoot Seeds Bathua seeds are ground to make flour that is used to prepare bread.

Chickweed Herb Uses and Medicinal Properties Stellaria media, Stellaria pubera Other Names: Common Chickweeds, Star Chickweed, Mouse-ear Chickweed Chickweed Herbal, Edible and Medicinal Uses Chickweeds are medicinal and edible plants. They are very nutritious, high in vitamins and minerals, can be added to salads or cooked as a pot herb, tasting somewhat like spinach. The major plant constituents in Chickweed are Ascorbic-acid, Beta-carotene, Calcium, Coumarins, Genistein, Gamma-linolenic-acid, Flavonoids, Hentriacontanol, Magnesium, Niacin, Oleic-acid, Potassium, Riboflavin, Rutin, Selenium, Triterpenoid saponins, Thiamin, and Zinc. A decoction of the whole plant of Chickweed is taken internally as a post-partum depurative, emmenagogue, galactogogue and circulatory tonic. Chickweed Habitat and Plant Description Chickweeds are an annual herb, widespread in temperate zones, arctic zones, and throughout, probable origin Eurasia. Growing Chickweed The cultivation of this one is not necessary it is abundant and easy to find.

15 Medicinal Plants And Herbs From The Cherokee People Photo credit: If you love natural medicine, and you love discovering new plants or herbs to help heal your body naturally, then this article is for you. Some of the best healing plants come to us through traditional Cherokee healers. Using plants to treat common illnesses or injuries has been around for centuries as there were no “doctors” or pharmaceuticals. Somehow, the Cherokee people thrived. This is only further proof that, in most cases, we only need what Mother Nature has so generously provided. You are going to be surprised, also, to find that many of the plants the Cherokee healers used are quite common. Want to know more? 1. This common plant was used to stop fevers by making a tea of the leaves and flowers. Continue to Page 2 2. Goldenseal is so popular that it has been harvested almost to extinction. 3. This plant is still quite common and was used to treat most bug bites and stings. 4. Continue to Page 3 5. Modern medicine still uses this plant today! 6. 7. 8. 9.

Jammu & Kashmir Medicinal Plants Introduction Centre TURMERIC (Curcuma): Uses, Benefits, Side-effects? TURMERIC (Curcuma Longa): Benefits, Uses and Virtues of Turmeric? Medicinal properties? Dosage? Side-effects of Turmeric? Origins, Composition, Expert opinions, Combination with other plants and more information on Turmeric (Curcuma Longa). Over the past several years, numerous studies have emerged on the benefits of Turmeric and on its anti-cancerous preventative properties. Turmeric: Medicinal properties Digestion – Liver – protects the liver and prostate from toxins (traditional usage) – gastric acid – indigestion – food and drug poisoning – speeds up healing of gastrointestinal ulcers (3g/day) (traditional usage) – helps to prevent cancer of the colon, pancreas, prostate, skin, esophagus, liver, lung (synergy with Goji Berry and Cannabis) – digestive problems – Candida albicans (synergy with Garlic) – destroys Helicobacter pylori – Crohn’s disease (synergy with Goji Berry and Cannabis) – Irritable Bowel Syndrome – cuts down excessive cholesterol (synergy with Ginseng) – hemorrhoids

Oregon grape | Wildfoodsandmedicines Our modern palate oscillates between the addictive flavors of salty and sweet, but we have lost an essential ingredient to optimal health: bitter plants. They are so rare in our diet that many people cannot name anything with bitterness except coffee. Historically, humans valued bitters for their digestive stimulating and medicinal properties. Oregon grape is a quintessential bitter plant that has the capacity to cleanse, clarify and enliven body and spirit. Lame name: Mahonia spp. Oregon grape is in the barberry or Berberidaceae family Identifying Oregon Grape: We have two species of Oregon grape in our region – tall Oregon grape (M. aquifolia) grows to 8 feet tall and dwarf or dull Oregon grape (M. nervosa) grows just a few feet tall. M. nervosa M. aquifolia Where it Grows: Oregon grapes are northwest perennials that are prized for their beauty and heartiness. When and How to Harvest: Deep blue berries are usually ripe from July to September. Eating Oregon Grape Berries Other Uses:

Medicinal Herbs sorted by Herbs names Medicinal Herbs sorted by Common Names Medicinal Herbs sorted by Latin Names Information about more than 4000 medicinal herbs Herbal birth control, sterility promoters, implantation preventers, menstrual promoters, emmenagogues, uterine contractors, abortifacient www.susunweed.comPlease ask for permission to use this article, write to us at Note: Ab*rtion is a controversial subject, and herbal ab*rtions are not an easy solution to the issues involved. Any ab*rtion is physically, emotionally, and psychically stressful. If you decide that you are not going to nourish a life growing within, please seek a woman wise in the ways of bodies and feelings to help you. back to articles indexback to press kit © Susun Weed -Wise Woman Center ~ Disclaimer & Privacy Policy ~

Disease created by 'Blocking Yourself' and the cure: The Higher Order Energetic Flowers Of Dr Edward Bach | Stillness in the Storm Source - Aetherforce What would make a doctor at the pinnacle of his career as head of the emergency department at University College Hospital in London walk away from his job? Furthermore, why would this same doctor open a laboratory, private practice, and offer free treatments to the poor of London from 1920-1928? What was he studying? Like many seekers of that time period, he was hot on the trail of the same discoveries Nikola Tesla, Royal Rife, and many others had come to realize. “Let not the simplicity of this method deter you from its use, for you will find that the farther you researches advance, the greater you will realize the simplicity of all creation.” “In correct healing nothing must be used that relieves the patient of his (her) own responsibility: but such means only must be adopted that help him overcome his faults.” Bach Flowers In Action To say that Bach flower Therapy was ahead of its time in the early 1900′s is an understatement. Organic Alchemy