Health Benefits Of Parsley, One of Nature's Top Antioxidant Foods Parsley has much more use than just being a decorative garnish on your plate. Parsley is actually a storehouse of nutrients that features a delicious green and vibrant taste. The health benefits of parsley come from two components — its volatile oils and antioxidants called flavonoids. 20 Antibacterial & Antiviral Herbs & How To Use Them Image Credit: sustainablebabysteps.com Before you read on and start trying these wonderful alternative herbs please consult a medical professional also I would consult an herbal medicine guide or herbalist for exact dosing instructions. Using herbal remedies is easy and if you’re looking for herbs to prevent or treat bacterial and viral infections, this list can help you decide what’s best for your situation. The full article from sustainablebabysteps.com below shows you 20 great antibacterial and antiviral herbs and how to use them accordingly.
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. Edible Weeds: Herbal Medicine Chest in Your Backyard Don’t kill, spray, tear up, or destroy the weeds in your garden, yard, and fence rows. Many of them are actually highly-regarded, widely-used, and extremely-valuable medicinal herbs! What could be easier than growing an herb garden with no effort? Of course, you’ll have to harvest your edible weeds, but you would do that anyhow: it’s called weeding.
Amazing Moringa: Medicinal, Edible and Easy to Grow By Ansel Oommen Guest Writer for Wake Up World The Moringa Tree, also known as the Drumstick tree is nearly entirely edible. It has many medicinal applications, can grow with little water, has multiple times the amount of nutrients as oranges, carrots, spinach and bananas, and grows extremely well in regions where of malnutrition. Arugula- Natural Aphrodisiac, Keep the Bedroom Spicy Did you ever think that going to your local grocery store you could buy a natural aphrodisiac? Arugula is one of the most potent natural superfoods commonly used in salads and is also a medically validated natural aphrodisiac. The “sauciest” member of the Brassicaceae plant family is Eruca sativa, more commonly known as arugula — or more colorfully, “rocket seed.” The peppery, slightly bitter oak-shaped leaves are a popular addition to salads and any other dishes needing a splash of spice or a dash of romance. Arugula is thought to be a very effective overall stimulant, providing amazing energy and power to the whole body. An Ancient Love Potion
Creating a Healing Garden - 9 Healing Herbs You Can Grow Yourself By Gaye Levy Guest writer for Wake Up World Herbs have been used for centuries to soothe and to heal. According to Wikipedia: Medicinal Uses of Bee Balm Bee Balm is a plant that was used often, both medicinally and as a beverage by American Indians and by the European settlers in America. Oswego Tea, made from the leaves of the plant, was a staple in households during colonial times after the settlers lost access to English teas after the Boston Tea Party. Today, Bee Balm is still used widely for a variety of medicinal purposes, and limited testing has shown that it does have some benefits as a remedy for quite a few common medical complaints. As a member of the Mint family, it is no surprise that Bee Balm taken in a tea (Oswego Tea) is a tasty, well-known remedy for digestive problems, a trait seen in almost all Mint family members. It appears to have beneficial properties that include improving general digestion, easing flatulence, improving appetite, relieving colic, reducing bloating, alleviating menstrual cramping, and reducing nausea and vomiting. See How to Make Herbal Teas for specific instructions.
Victor Shim, herbalist Grand Master Herbalist, Victor Shim was destined to greatness. His parents, Grandparents, Great-Grandparents and so on, down the line, were herbalists. He was born in East Malaysia and began studying at the age of 14 with the first of 3 Masters. Master Huang Sheng Shyan taught Victor Tai Chi and meditation. Master Shyan was a student of the great “Master of the Five Excellences” – Cheng Man Ching.
18 Of Nature’s Most Powerful Medicinal Plants (Part of an Exclusive WebEcoist Series on Amazing Trees, Plants, Forests and Flowers) From marijuana to catnip, there are hundreds of remarkably common herbs, flowers, berries and plants that serve all kinds of important medicinal and health purposes that might surprise you: anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, insect repellent, antiseptic, expectorant, antibacterial, detoxification, fever reduction, antihistamine and pain relief. Here are eighteen potent medical plants you're likely to find in the wild – or even someone's backyard – that can help with minor injuries, scrapes, bites and pains.*
Natural Health Guide - Benefits of Gynostemma - Indigo Herbs Latin Name Gynostemma pentaphyllum Also Known As Gynostemma / Jiaogulan is commonly referred to in Western languages as jiaogulan, five-leaf ginseng, poor man's ginseng, miracle grass, fairy herb, sweet tea vine and gospel herb. In Chinese as jiaogulan (twisting-vine-orchid) or Xiancao, (immortal grass or herb of immortality). In Japanese as amachazuru (sweet, tasty tea, vine, creeping plant). Catnip Uses When thinking about catnip uses most people think about cats and catnip but did you know that it has many medicinal uses for humans? In fact, catnip has the opposite effect on people that it does for cats. It has been used for thousands of years as a mild sedative, a digestive aid and much more. Catnip (Nepata cataria also known as Catmint or Field Balm) is a member of the mint family (Labiatae).