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Ortie (Urtica dioïca) - Santé Nutrition L’ortie est certainement une des plantes favorites des herboristes. En effet, elle offre une parfaite synergie avec la plupart des autres plantes. L’ajout d’une part d’ortie à un mélange en augmentera l’efficacité. Les orties sont les seules plantes indigènes à poils urticants, elles sont donc bien connues. C’est une plante très commune, qui pousse surtout dans les fossés, les clairières et dans les décombres. Elle peut dépasser 1m50 de haut. Elle renferme des flavonoïdes, de nombreux minéraux (calcium, potassium, silicium, fer, magnésium) des acides aminés, des vitamines du groupe B. L’ortie est utile dans les cas de : Douleurs rhumatismalesTroubles du sommeilTroubles de l’appétitFatigue intellectuelle et physiqueTroubles de la miction d’origine prostatique (racine)Hyperplasie de la prostate (racine)Hydropisie et troubles rénaux Propriétés : L’ortie est un excellent dépuratif qui permet de débarrasser l’organisme de nombreux résidus toxiques. Utilisation : Mode d’emploi : Précautions :

Home Remedies for Coughs When cold and flu season hits, it’s nice to have an assortment of home remedies for coughs on hand to sooth sore throats. Most of these are suitable for coughs in adults or children. The honey, syrups and milk with butter would be most helpful for dry coughs. Home Remedy for Coughs #1 – Honey and Cinnamon Pour some honey in a small container ( I used an 8 ounce mason jar) and mix in some cinnamon to taste. Home Remedy for Coughs #2 – Lemon Lemon helps to loosen and clear phlegm. Mountain Rose Herbs stocks many of the organic herbs listed in this post at affordable prices. If you purchase through my site, I receive a small affiliate payment. Home Remedy for Coughs #3 – Elderberry Syrup I was so relieved when I discovered how to make elderberry syrup, because it was something that my youngest could take that really helped quiet his cough but didn’t make him throw up. Home Remedy for Coughs #4 – Hot Tea Home Remedy for Coughs #5 – Slippery Elm Home Remedy for Coughs #6 – Herbal Cough Syrup

Anticancer Foods Please Share This Page: Top 34 Anti-Cancer Foods image to repin / shareBackground pic © Liddy Hansdottir - Fotolia.com Introduction (Note - this list originally appeared as part of the Anticancer Herbs page on this site - but due to the significant size of the page, we decided to divide them into two pages, one for "herbs" and one for "foods". Please note - the purpose of this page is not to attempt to persuade you that "these foods will cure you of cancer". The purpose of this page is simply to present as much information as possible on the subject, in order that the person interested in the possibility of anti-cancer foods may be assisted in "doing their homework". List of claimed Anticancer Foods / active components Avocado Studies have found antiproliferative and apoptosis effects of avocado on oral, prostate and other cancer cells. Anthocyanins (Berries, currants, eggplant, orange, red grapes, red wine, purple corn & more) Coffee Fish Flax Grapeseed Papaya

Scientists Find Garlic 100x More Effective Than Antibiotics Against Food Poisoning Bacteria! Please Share This Page: Google + stumbleupon tumblr reddit If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics! Garlic background image – JJ Harrison – licensed via CC 3.0 A team of scientists has discovered that garlic concentrates and garlic-derived compound diallyl sulfide worked better than 2 commonly used antibiotics (erythromycin and ciprofloxacin) against bacteria that cause foodborne illness. The researchers have also published research indicating the effectiveness of diallyl sulfide against Listeria and E. This is great news for fans of natural products, because it means that adding garlic appears to be able to make other foods safer to eat. In the study, garlic was tested against Campylobacter jejuni, which causes an estimated 2.4 million cases of sickness per year in the USA alone. Garlic has been used as an antibacterial since ancient times. Nature knows best!

Homemade Natural Spicy Cider Decongestant and Expectorant When we’re sick, our body ramps things up to protect us. An increase in mucus brings an increase in antiseptic enzymes and antibodies. Our noses run to wash out some of the germs, and make it harder for others to enter. This increase in mucous, coupled with narrowed inflamed nasal passages that accompany some colds and general bugs; can make for some truly uncomfortable days and nights. If you are suffering from an illness such as a cold or sinusitis and not just allergies, chances are your chest is congested with extra mucous as well. Ingredients: Cayenne pepper, honey, lemon juice, ginger, apple cider vinegar. Decongestant: Thins out mucous, making it less likely you’ll get a really stuffed up nose/reduces mucous production. Expectorant: It helps “expel” the mucous by loosening it up and making it easier to cough up. Why the ingredients? You will need… Directions Pour ¼ cup of lemon juice and ¼ cup of apple cider vinegar in pot and bring to a gentle simmer. Tip: By Claire Goodall

How To Make Your Own Homegrown Medicinals Please Share This Page: Google + stumbleupon tumblr reddit If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics! Image (with permission) – Commonsensehome.com Here’s a great tutorial we found for those who are just getting into herbalism and looking for a “way in” to begin the process of making things with herbs – starting with the real living plants that grow (for free!) Although store-bought herbal products such as tinctures have benefits such as a certain degree of standardization and quality control, there is much value in learning to prepare herbs yourself. First of all – it is a survival technique and therefore an incredibly useful aspect of learning survival / off-grid skills. Second, one gets to “tune in” to the plant. Working with the plants is also remarkably therapeutic. Ok here is the link:

La camomille allemande pour bien digérer Noms communs : camomille, matricaire. Nom botanique :Matricaria recutita (synonymes : Matricaria chamomilla, Chamomilla recutita), famille des astéracées ou composées. Noms anglais :german chamomile. Parties utilisées : sommités fleuries. Indications Posologie Usage interne Spasmes et inflammation du tube digestif, dyspepsie, gastroentérite, agitation nerveuse Infusion. Usage externe Inflammation de la peau ou des muqueuses Compresse, rince-bouche et gargarisme. Inflammation des voies respiratoires Inhalation. Historique Le nom de la plante est issu du grec. Diverses espèces de camomille ont fait l'objet de nombreux usages médicinaux depuis l'Antiquité. La camomille a été utilisée en Égypte ancienne pour traiter la fièvre et l’insolation. La camomille fait actuellement partie intégrante de la pharmacopée de 26 pays. Ingrédients de la camomille La camomille contient plus d’une centaine de composés incluant des terpénoïdes et des flavonoïdes. Recherches Troubles de la digestion Coliques infantiles.

3 Ways to Kill Mold Naturally (Page 2) A proliferation of mold and mildew can be the hallmark of hot and humid summers. I have a friend who has green mold growing on the shoes in her closet! A humidifier might be the best help for her, but there are also three natural materials that can be used as a spray to kill mold and mildew. They are all an excellent substitute for less environmentally safe bleach. Learn these three tricks for killing mold and mildew. One of these you most likely already have in your kitchen cupboard. Over the years I have found three natural ingredients that kill mold: Tea tree oil (an essential oil found in most health food stores), grapefruit seed extract and vinegar. Mold can be dangerous to your health, even if you aren’t allergic. 4 Reasons Why Your Damp House is Wrecking Your Health Tea Tree Treasure Nothing natural works for mold and mildew as well as this spray. 2 teaspoons tea tree oil 2 cups water Combine in a spray bottle, shake to blend, and spray on problem areas. Grapefruit Seed Extract

Home Remedies for Sore Throat During the colder months I sometimes need a natural way to soothe a sore throat. Tea with honey is my favorite remedy, but when I want a quicker solution grabbing a throat lozenge from my purse or cupboard is hard to beat. The last time I shopped for throat drops I was disgusted with the ingredients - things like artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, and preservatives. Those things certainly don’t sound helpful for a sore throat, cough, or any other condition. Making a simple, soothing lozenge There are many herbs that can be used to make your own throat lozenges. Marshmallow root: Useful for its mucilaginous properties and ability to soothe a sore throat. Slippery Elm Bark: This herb is soothing for an irritated throat and is helpful in reducing inflamed membranes. Honey: Honey has been used for centuries for its many healing properties. Homemade Herbal Lozenges (makes approximately 20 drops) Ingredients: Method: Dissolve ½ tsp. To Use: Allow lozenge to slowly dissolve in your mouth.

CAMOMILLE romaine - Les Plantes de La Lorien Les Plantes de La Lorien Retour à la liste des plantes CAMOMILLE romaineChamaemelum nobile Noms vernaculaires : Anthémis odorant, Anthémis noble, Camomille odorante, Camomille noble, Camomèle… • Anglais : Sweet chamomile, English chamomile, Perennial chamomile, Roman chamomile… • Allemand : Edle Spornkamille, Römische Kamille, Römische Hundskamille… • Italien : Camomilla romana… Présentation Famille : Composées • C’est une pante vivace (la Camomille allemande est annuelle), rustique, à feuilles persistantes. Le parfum pénétrant de la Camomille leur rappelant l’odeur de la Pomme, les Grecs sont à l’origine de son nom, de “khamai” : “à terre”, et “mêlon” : “pomme”. Ses robustes tiges se couchent sur les sols gravillonneux qu’elle apprécie, avant de se redresser pour nous offrir ses fleurs jaunes à ligules blanches. Cueillette • Vous pourrez récolter les fleurs de Camomille de juin à septembre, après évaporation de la rosée. • Récoltez les capitules dès leur ouverture et faites les sécher rapidement à l’ombre.

Home Remedies for Earaches Winter weather and the accompanying coughs and sniffles can all too often lead to ear pain and ear infections. Thankfully, most ear infections get better without treatment, i.e., antibiotics are not required. In fact, clinical studies have noted that the most commonly prescribed antibiotic, amoxicillin, is no more effective than a placebo. That said, they can still be pretty uncomfortable. I’ve put together a list of home remedies for earaches to help soothe aching ears. *Note: Never use eardrops or oils inside the ear if a child has ear tubes or there is a chance of eardrum perforation. Home Remedies for Earaches #1 – Heat When I was a little girl, I remember having an ear infection accompanied by the one very sore ear. Home Remedies for Earaches #2 – Onions Onions are a preferred remedy in the book Be Your Own Doctor and with some of the folks on Earth Clinic. Home Remedies for Earaches #3 – Garlic Oil There are dozens of variations of garlic in olive oil for earaches. Ingredients

The Miracle Health Benefits Of Chia Seeds Please Share This Page: Google + stumbleupon tumblr reddit If you are a first-time visitor, please be sure to like us on Facebook and receive our exciting and innovative tutorials on herbs and natural health topics! Photo – © Milosz Bartoszczuk – Fotolia.com – Fotolia.com Chia seeds have recently been “rediscovered” as an amazing nutritional resource packed with antioxidants, omega-3′s, fiver, vitamins, minerals and complete proteins. They were once used by Aztec warriors as sustenance when traveling and it was said that 1 tablespoon of the seeds could sustain a warrior for 24 hours. They also have the curious property of being able to absorb so much water that they turn into a “gel” which has been reported to assist with weight control – as they make people feel fuller even though they have not eaten as much. Chia seeds are “great stuff”… here is the link to the original full report:

Remèdes naturels contre la transpiration excessive Transpirer est un phénomène naturel, cependant certaines personne sont atteintes de transpiration excessive. Dans ce cas, les différents déodorants ne sont d’aucune aide, heureusement il existe plusieurs remèdes naturels pour diminuer considérablement la transpiration excessive. Des remèdes naturels contre la transpiration excessive Le corps humain sécrète près de 4 millions de glandes sudoripares. Pour éviter une trop forte transpiration, la plupart des personnes utilisent des déodorants, cependant pour de la transpiration excessive les déodorants ne sont pas du tout efficace. En effet, la transpiration excessive également appelée l’hyperhidrose est due à la suractivité des glandes en dehors de tout effort physique. Attention ! Tout d’abord, pour limiter la transpiration excessive et ainsi lutter contre les mauvaises odeurs, il faut suivre quelques consignes : Se laver quotidiennement est capital pour contrôler les odeurs. Le jus de tomate permet de contrôler la sudation excessive.

4 Antiviral Herbs and How To use Them Natural Cures Not Medicine When you have a virus it is much harder to treat because antibiotics do not effect viruses. Fortunately for us,there are some anti-viral plants found in nature that we can use to treat viral infections. According to naturehacks.com , here are 4 herbs that you can use to naturally medicate yourself if you catch a virus: 1. Lemon balm makes a very good tea, and can be drunk to combat all sorts of viral infections, such as colds and flu. 2. You can simmer slices of the root in water to make a healing decoction, or you can use the commercially-available tincture. 3. You can simmer minced garlic in chicken broth and sip it to stave off colds and flu. Related: Garlic can also be used as an antibiotic 4. Long ago, ginger was considered a “warming” herb that would prevent nausea from a “chilled stomach,” which was said to occur when large amounts of cold water were consumed in hot weather. Teas made from fresh ginger are palatable and spicy. Source: naturehacks.com

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