Immune Boosting Herbs Please Share This Page: Top 20 Immune Boosting Herbs - image to repin / shareHerbs background pic © CLIPAREA.com - Fotolia.com Aside from keeping common colds and flu away, the immune system is your body's first and best defense against potentially lethal diseases like H1N1 and even cancer.  It is comprised of a network of cells and organs working together to defend the body against infection and sickness by producing secretions and disease-fighting cells. It uses an advanced communications system to respond to immediate threats.  The complex efficiency of your immune system and how it works non-stop indeed signify its importance for your health. If the immune system weakens and malfunctions, imagine the host of diseases that can invade your system. Here are ten herbs which may be helpful in supporting your immune system. 10 Immune Boosting Herbs Echinacea Astragalus Panax Ginseng Garlic Ginger Cat’s Claw Oregano Turmeric Bell Pepper Cloves Immune Boosting Herbs - References:
10 Natural Remedies For The Most Common Complaints Herbs have been used for centuries by many cultures to help alleviate common complaints, but nowadays we are much quicker to rush to the medicine cabinet than our herb gardens. It’s time to go back to basics and see how much nature can heal you, naturally! You can learn about all of these remedies in video form below! Rosemary Coughing? Mint Upset Stomach? Oregano Menstrual Cramps? Curry Powder Achy joints? Dill Upset G.I. Parsley Bloated? Cayenne Congested? Basil Feeling Down? Cilantro/Corriander Feeling Tired? Ginger Having Nausea? There you have it, nature’s medicine cabinet. Stay healthy! SOURCES: (1) (2) Free 10 Day Screening: Oct 20th - 30th! The Sacred Science follows eight people from around the world, with varying physical and psychological illnesses, as they embark on a one-month healing journey into the heart of the Amazon jungle. Check out the film for FREE!
Three Herbs: Nettles, Horsetail and Mullein P O Box 25, Waldron, WA 98297-0025 Articles | 2014 Workshops | Island Herbs Order Form (pdf) | Contact Ryan Certain aspects of each herb will be presented based on personal experience with no intent to be encyclopedic. All three of these herbs have physical hazards: nettles leaves have irritating venom when alive and sharp silica pieces easily shed when dried, presenting eye and respiratory hazards; horsetails have silica plates which are readily shed when dried and are hazardous for the gastrointestinal tract and the respiratory tract; mullein emergent parts (leaves, flowering stalks, and flowers) are covered with short sharp hairs which irritate the eyes, nose and throat when inhaled, and the mouth and throat when ingested. Caution is advised. NETTLES (Urtica dioica v.Lyalli) All true nettles are edible; all stinging nettles have similar medicinal properties. The species/variety I describe here is: Urtica dioica v.Lyalli or simply U. I wondered what species of nettles she had gotten.
Top 15 Most Powerful Medicinal Plants - NaturalON Photo credit: bigstock.com From marijuana to dandelion, there are literally hundreds, perhaps even thousands, of medicinal plants that contain powerful flowers, berries, leaves, stems, and roots that can help with almost any human health condition you can imagine. The following list of medicinal plants contains almost everything your local pharmacy does: anti-inflammatories, anti-fungal, insect repellants, expectorants, anti-bacterial, fever reducers, antihistamines, and even pain relievers. Mother Nature has provided us with everything we need, if we would only look to her and do a little investigation rather than pop over to the nearest drug store for some toxic, chemical-laden, side effect filled medications. Although there are many, many more plants that have healing and medicinal properties, we have compiled a list of the top 15 plants with the most powerful healing compounds that can be found on earth. 1. 2. 3. Until about 1915, cannabis was often prescribed by many doctors. 4. 5.
After Reading This You Will Never Throw Your Banana Or Orange Peels Away Again Did you know the peels of some fruits hold some of the most powerful nutrients in the world? There are many uses, both medicinal and practical, for orange and banana peels that aren't known by many. So, next time you think about throwing away one of these peels, you may want to remember this information. Orange Peels It's always a good idea to minimize pesticide levels by choosing organic oranges. An Orange's peel and apple's skin are similar because most of the nutrients are in the skin of these fruits. Medicinal Properties of Orange Peels As per Ayurveda, orange peel is tikta (bitter) and it improves digestion and can speed up your metabolism. Due to its pacifying properties, orange peel powder helps dissolve phlegm in respiratory systems, alleviate coughs, and asthma. Most of the beneficiary aspects of orange peels come from their essential oils, which have anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties. Studies have shown that orange peel can dissolve cholesterol and triglyceride. Warts
You Could have Parasites and Not Know It! 12 Herbs that Kill Them Photo credit: bigstock.com Parasites are a fairly common problem, even in America. Most Americans think that there is no way that they could become infected. They live in one of the richest countries in the world, don’t they? Well, yes and no. Even the CDC admits that many Americans are affected and are completely unaware of it. The staggering amount of parasites that can infect us is mind boggling, not including the harm that they can cause. It’s been estimated that about 1/3 of the general population is contaminated with some type of parasite. Don’t let some ugly little life sucking parasite take a hold of your body! 1. The Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine and the Maryland Medical Center both state that studies show papaya seeds are a great way to get rid of parasites. 2. Diatomaceous earth is super effective at absorbing E. coli, viruses, endotoxins, methyl mercury, and pesticide and drug residues. 3. Garlic is the anti-bad whatever! Continue to Page 2
19 Herbs for Vision and Eye Health Wake Up World By Tony Isaacs What you consume has a tremendous affect on the health of your eyes, and vision problems can often be addressed by giving the body what it needs. A largely plant-based diet that provides ample amounts of vitamins, minerals and carotenoids is the first step in maintaining and restoring your eyesight. Here is a list of the top herbs for vision and eye health. Herbs that keep eyes healthy * Pycnogenol is a powerful antioxidant derived from French maritime pine tree bark and the subject of more than 180 studies. * Coleus forskohlii, Pilocarpus jaborandi, and Triphala have all been used to lower intrarocular pressure via parasympathetic relaxation of the body. * Saffron is better known as the kitchen spice that gives curry its yellow color; however, it can have wonderful results for eye problems, including cataracts. * Silymarin, the primary component of milk thistle, is a major liver support compound. Remedies for the eyes Remedies especially for cataracts
Coconut Oil Pulling Benefits and My How-to Guide Coconut oil pulling is one of the best ways to remove bacteria and promote healthy teeth and gums! It has taken quite some time, but oil pulling has finally gained some popularity in the United States. Used primarily in Ayurvedic medicine, oil pulling is a fantastic oral detoxification procedure that is simply done by swishing a tablespoon of oil (typically coconut oil, olive or sesame oil) in your mouth for 10-20 minutes. Oil pulling works by cleaning (detoxifying) the oral cavity in a similar way that soap cleans dirty dishes. This unbelievably effective procedure has been used for centuries as a traditional India remedy to: Cures tooth decayKills bad breathHeals bleeding gumsPrevents heart diseaseReduces inflammationWhitens teethSoothes throat drynessPrevents cavitiesHeals cracked lipsBoosts Immune SystemImproves acneStrengthens gums and jaw Oil Pulling History Most of us cannot even imagine what life would be like without brushing and flossing our teeth everyday. Oil Pulling Research Why?
Pineapple Enzyme and its Benefits :: Pineapple Enzyme is a member of the bromeliad family. It is extremely rare that bromeliads produce edible fruit enzymes. The pineapple enzyme is the only available edible bromeliad today. It is a multiple fruit. Pineapple enzyme is the most popular tropical fruit enzymes. Loaded with Vitamins and Minerals: The obvious benefits of pineapple enzymes are all the vitamins and minerals the fruit is loaded with. Strengthens Weak Bones: One of the benefits of pineapple enzymes is that it helps to build healthy bones. Good for Gums: Your gums are very important to keep healthy. Prevents Macular Degeneration: Pineapple enzymes contain a lot of beta-carotene that is good for the eyes and for your vision. Helps Arthritis: Bromelain is also considered an effective anti-inflammatory. Coughs and Colds: While many people often take extra vitamin C or drink extra orange juice when they have a cold, few consider eating pineapple. Digestion: The bromelain found in pineapples aids in digestion.
How to make almond milk - Jamie Oliver | Features Whether you’re dairy intolerant, vegan, or just fancy a change, nut milks make a great alternative to cow’s milk, with almond milk being a firm favourite. Nut milk is super-easy to make at home and is amazingly versatile – splash it over your cereal or porridge or add a dash to your favourite mugs of tea and coffee. To make the perfect almond milk at home, all you need is water, a blender and a cup of nuts. Here’s how it’s done… Soak one cup of almonds – around 200g – in water for 8 to 12 hours, or overnight Rinse the almonds and peel the skins off Tip them into a blender, add 4 cups of water then blitz for a few minutes until smooth Secure a muslin cloth over a bowl and pour the almond mixture over it. Filter the milk into an airtight bottle and pop it in the fridge where it’ll last for a good 3 to 4 days And there you have it! If you’re not a big fan of almonds, or just want to try out other nut milks, you can give any of the below a go – the only thing that changes is the soaking time: