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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. D, the author advises how important natural medicine is. 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. 8. St.

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Healing Ourselves (and the World) with Flower Essences 5th April 2016 By Lance Schuttler Guest Writer for Wake Up World 27 Medicinal Plants Worth Your Garden Space Playful as kids are, accidents happen. And the accident that befallen me at 7 years old was the feeling of the hot exhaust pipe of a motorcycle kissing the skin of my leg. Grandma was around and saw it. Immediately, she took out a knife and slice the thick lower part of the aloe vera plant by the garden and rubbed the exposed end on the burn. Looking back, I realized that it was important to have medicinal plants around the house cause you never know when you might need them.

Herbs For Lungs Top 10 Herbs For The Lungs image to repin / shareHerbs background pic © Africa Studio - Fotolia.com Please share this page: Google + This Is Your Brain on Drugs The gray matter of the nucleus accumbens, the walnut-shaped pleasure center of the brain, was glowing like a flame, showing a notable increase in density. “It could mean that there’s some sort of drug learning taking place,” speculated Jodi Gilman, at her computer screen at the - Center for Addiction Medicine. Was the brain adapting to marijuana exposure, rewiring the reward system to demand the drug? Dr. Gilman was reviewing a composite scan of the brains of 20 pot smokers, ages 18 to 25.

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? 10 Creepy Plants That Shouldn't Exist We spend a lot of time here at Cracked pointing out horrors of nature that slither on the land and lurch through the sea. But staying under the radar in nature's landscape of nightmares is the twisted carnival of things that grow out of the ground. Like ... Bleeding Tooth Fungus Herbs for Pain Try some of the herbs shown here for effective and long-lasting pain relief. It is not necessary and certainly not advisable to take drugs or go for needless operations due to chronic pain. Herbs can also be substituted for medicines, and increasing numbers of people are turning to herbs as an alternative to harmful drugs. There are countless herbs for pain, the most common of which are shown below. Feverfew A herb found in gardens easily, which cures migraines and headaches.

Sugar Harms Your Brain Health, Drives Alzheimer’s Epidemic By Dr. Joseph Mercola Guest Writer for Wake Up World 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. How WHOLE Turmeric Heals The Damaged Brain Long considered impossible to accomplish, new research reveals how a simple spice might contribute to the regeneration of the damaged brain. Turmeric is hands down one of the, if not the, most versatile healing spice in the world with over 600 experimentally confirmed health benefits, and an ancient history filled with deep reverence for its seemingly compassionate power to alleviate human suffering. But, most of the focus over the past decade has been centered on only one of its many hundreds of phytocompounds: namely, the primary polyphenol in turmeric known as curcumin which gives the spice its richly golden hue. This curcumin-centric focus has lead to the development of some very good products, such as phospholipid bound curcumin concentrate (e.g. Meriva, BCM-95) which greatly helps to increase the absorption and bio-activity of curcumin. Truth be told, there is no singular 'magic bullet' in foods and herbs responsible for reproducing the whole plant's healing power.

IBS Relief Thankfully, you can find IBS relief without resorting to expensive medications by making your own IBS home remedy with things from the kitchen cupboard. With one in five Americans affected by irritable bowel syndrome (or IBS), the irritating and painful ailment is at the front of a lot of peoples' minds. With symptoms such as diarrhea, constipation, bloating, nausea, headache and depression, IBS can be debilitating and expensive to treat. Stimuli as wide-ranging as emotional triggers, foods, medication, caffeine and milk can bring on the urgent need to have a bowel movement, making IBS difficult to diagnose and treat. Medications can provide temporary IBS relief but have their own set of side effects which can be relatively unpleasant.

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