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. 20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs and How to Use Them
Honey bees can be trained to detect cancer "in ten minutes" | design Dutch Design Week 2013: Portuguese designer Susana Soares has developed a device for detecting cancer and other serious diseases using trained bees ( + slideshow). The bees are placed in a glass chamber into which the patient exhales; the bees fly into a smaller secondary chamber if they detect cancer. "Trained bees only rush into the smaller chamber if they can detect the odour on the patient's breath that they have been trained to target," explained Soares, who presented her Bee's project at Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven last month. Scientists have found that honey bees - Apis mellifera - have an extraordinary sense of smell that is more acute than that of a sniffer dog and can detect airborne molecules in the parts-per-trillion range. Bees can be trained to detect specific chemical odours, including the biomarkers associated with diseases such as tuberculosis, lung, skin and pancreatic cancer. "The bees can be trained within 10 minutes," explains Soares. Bee's / Project How it works
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. Looking back, I realized that it was important to have medicinal plants around the house cause you never know when you might need them. Aloe Vera The aloe vera grows only under the sun with well drained dry or moist soil. woundscutsburnseczemareducing inflammation Apart from its external use on the skin, aloe vera is also taken internally in the treatment of : ulcerative colitis (drinking aloe vera juice)chronic constipationpoor appetitedigestive problems Marsh Mallow The plant of which marshmallows were once made of. inflammations and irritations of the urinary and respiratory mucus membranescounter excess stomach acidpeptic ulcerationgastritis Externally, the root is applied to : bruisessprainsaching musclesinsect bitesskin inflammationssplinters Great Burdock Pot Marigold Gotu Kola Camomile Sage
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. Spring is an especially fertile time for harvesting your edible weeds – roots and all – and turning them into medicines. To make your medicines you’ll need glass jars of various sizes with tight-fitting lids. In general, you will fill a jar (of any size) with coarsely-chopped fresh, but dry, plant material. A field guide is helpful for positively identifying your weeds. Ready? Shepherds’s purse (Capsella bursa pastoris) is an annual in the mustard family. Cleavers (Gallium aparine) is a persistent, sticky plant which grows profusely in abandoned lots and the edges of cultivated land. St.
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 Arugula originated in the Mediterranean region, and throughout the ages, it’s been recognized as an arousal aid. Historically, aphrodisiacs have been sought after for a variety of reasons, including: Curing “bedroom” anxietiesIncreasing fertilityPreventing inadequate performanceEnsuring male and female potency Dr. Adding Arugula to Your Life
Herbal Combinations Natures Sunshine Herbal Combinations Contact me Circulatory System Capsicum and Garlic Combination Composition: Garlic, Capsicum, Parsley Properties: Stimulant, hypotensive, diaphoretic, carminative, diuretic, antiseptic Traditionally used for: Colds, coughs, hypertension, asthma, skin eruptions, impotence, hemorrhoids, rheumatism, indigestion, worms, parasites, chronic chills, poor circulation Commonly used in conjunction with: Vitamin C, vitamin A, Hawthorn, Ginger, Vitamin E, Selenium, Zinc, Manganese Ginkgo and Hawthorn Combination Composition: Ginkgo, Hawthorn Properties: Cardiotonic, stimulant Traditionally used for: poor circulation, atherosclerosis, vertigo, headache, tinnitus, deafness, diminished mental capacity, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, skin disorders Commonly used in conjunction with: Butcher's Broom, Fish Oil, Vitamin C Digestive System Glandular System Immune System Nervous System Respiratory System
Using Echinacea Although echinacea is used to fight many different ailments, it is most commonly used to boost the immune system and fight infection. To find out more about making tinctures, salves, syrups, antiseptics, sprays, and many other simple remedies, see Growing and Using Echinacea by Kathleen Brown. This little booklet contains a wealth of information about Echinacea, and costs only $3.95. There are two ways to brew an herbal tea: Infusion and Decoction. To make an infusion: Place 1-2 teaspoons of dried herb or 2-4 teaspoons of fresh herb in a teapot. To make a decoction: Combine 2 teaspoons of dried root and 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Below are two tea recipes excerpted from Growing and Using Echinacea by Kathleen Brown. The herbs in this formula all have active antiviral properties and are effective against herpes, shingles, flu, warts, and other viral infections. 1 part echinacea root 1 part ginger root 1 part osha root 1 part boneset leaf 1 part chaparral leaf 1 part St. 1 part usnea lichen
Medicinal Plants: Mullein Disclaimer: Consult your doctor first!!The information contained within this article is no way intended to be taken as medical advice. Be certain to consult a professional before trying this for yourself. The owners of this site will not be held responsible for any lapses in judgment or stupidity when handling, using, or consuming wild plants. For those of you already subscribed to my newsletter (which you should definitely do ) then you already know a little bit about my journey into finding a solution to the concerns I had about the health-care system. Specifically becoming free from my dependence upon it. With the way the world is going and given the direction the health-care system is going, I think it’s best for all of us to reduce our dependence upon it as much as possible. I also shared with my subscribers how I finally found a solution that at first I was skeptical about but as I learned more about it, I totally embraced it. How to find and identify Common Mullein Where to find it
Granny Woman Ozark Herbs Iridology Iridology teaches us to replace tissue and walk with the patient to see that he or she learns to follow a higher level of consciousness and health because of the teachings I bring forth. May I never knowingly assert an untruth on another's soul path or hinder the betterment of one's future self. May I seek the help of all systems in the healing arts as necessary to help a person to a higher health level. May my interpretations be wise, tactful and lead to the upliftment of the patient. My work should always show the highest concern for the patient. May I never assume that what I teach is the ultimate and only correct understanding of the healing art, and I dedicate myself to continued understanding of the healing art, and to continued study so that I may be of greater benefit to mankind. While I may use iridology for personal gain, I consider the work a privilege and resolve never to forget to help the poor in purse or consciousness. I will try always to be constructive. --by Dr.
Oregano Has 4 Times The Antioxidant Potency Of Blueberries by KAREN FOSTER Oregano is widely considered as nature’s antibiotic. It is an indispensable spice in Turkish, Greek, Portuguese, Spanish, Latin American and Italian cuisine, oregano is the must-have ingredient in tomato sauces and pairs well with capers and olives. It may be one reason why people who eat a Mediterranean diet tend to live longer and healthier lives. Oregano is an important culinary and medicinal herb that has been used in medicine and cooking for thousands of years – with a number of health benefits. It is one of the top five spices in the world with one of the highest ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) scores meaning it will more effectively neutralize free radicals. Oregano typically grows 50 cm tall and has purple leaves around 2 to 3 centimeters in length. The chemicals that give the herb its unique and pleasant smell are thymol, pinene, limonene, carvacrol, ocimene, and caryophyllene. Oregano is a rich source of: -fiber -iron -manganese -Cough -Asthma -Acne -Dandruff
Top 10 Herbs For Memory Share Many people associate memory loss with aging. But whether it’s occasional forgetfulness or loss of short-term memory, one must be aware that there are specific factors that can cause it even at a young age instead of simply attributing memory loss to a natural decline in cognitive functioning. These causes include alcohol, drug or tobacco abuse, certain medications, sleeplessness, stress and depression, nutritional deficiency, head injury, stroke and dementia. Whether to prevent or treat memory loss, these natural herbs have served as timeless aids: Gingko Biloba There is a reason why gingko biloba supplements are one of the most popular herbal medications in Europe and America. The mechanism behind gingko leaves is due to the presence of two types of chemicals, flavonoids and terpenoids, which contain antioxidants to combat free radicals that contribute to health disorders like Alzheimer’s and dementia. Ginseng Rosemary This herb is more than just an aromatic spice. Sage Green tea
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. Custom Search