Herbal Materia Medica, Fifth edition by Michael Moore Outlines of over 500 major botanical medicines, with the preferred forms and methods of their preparations, strengths, solutions, the most common adult dosages environmental status, and potential dangers.
Overview strong>Scientific name: Castela texana Botanical Family: Simaroubaceae Common Names: Bitter Chaparro, Bitter Chaparro, Tight Chaparro, Corona de Cristo, Amargosa, Bisbirinda, Bisvirinda, Quasia, Bitter Stick, Dog Grass, Quassia Common Names in English: Allthorn castela, Bitter bark, Crown-of thorns, Crucifixion thorn, Goat bush, Holacantha. In Mexico,
African women worldwide spend millions of dollars every year on various hair care products. Unfortunately, many of the products we use contain harmful chemicals that are linked to serious health conditions such as cancer, reproductive impairment, heart and mental problems among many other health issues.
Scientific name: Peumus boldus Part used: Leaves Habitat: Grows in Central Chile Constituents Alkaloids (narcotic alkaloid called boldoglucin), flavonoids, volatile oils, other constituents such as coumarin, resin and tannin. Action Cholagogue, liver tonic, diuretic, urinary antiseptic, laxative (mild), choleretic, anti-obesity, liver-protector, anti-inflammatory, choleretic. Medicinal Uses
Hepatitis C is primarily spread by contact with blood. In the past it was transmitted by blood transfusions, but that is rare today because our blood supply is screened for the virus antibodies. Today it is spread by sharing needles, and less commonly, from contaminated
Decoction of Flax seed (Linseed) Ingredients 2 ounces ground flaxseed 1 quart distilled water Instruction 1. Boil flax seeds for 10 minutes. 2. Strain and squeeze out all mucilage and oil. 3. While hot, add one quarter teaspoonful of eucalyptol, shake well together and also
Ingredients: 4 ounces barberry bark (cut) 3 pints of distilled water Instruction: 1. Put the bark in the water and let stand for 1 hour. 2. Boil slowly until the water barely covers the Herb. 3. Strain through a cloth and set this liquid aside.
Herbal Formula For High Blood Pressure (Infusion) Ingredients: 1 teaspoon cut Rue Herb 1 teaspoon cut European Golden Rod Leaves 3 teaspoons cut German Valerian Root 3 teaspoons cut Liquorice Root (Sweetwood) 6 teaspoons cut Buckthorn (Alder) Bark 4 teaspoons cut Tall Speedwell Root 2
Scientific name: Stellaria media Other Names: Adder’s Mouth, Passerina, Satin Flower, Starweed, Starwort, Stitchwort, Tongue-Grass, Winterweed Habitat: The plant is found worldwide. Leaves, Stem and Root The plant is 5 to 30 cm high. The stem is decumbent and weak, heavily branched and often grows
A: Speaking personally, yes. The salt water cleanse is a short detox, usually a one day cleanse, even though some people use it over longer periods of time, up to several days. It is used for a number of reasons including: immediate relieve of constipation
Some people want to know if there is any truth to the rumour that you can cure athlete’s foot with urine. There seem to be some truth to this. This question arise as there are people who say urine might cure athlete’s foot and nail
Scientific name: Trifolium pratense Common name: Red Clover, Purple Clover, Trefoil, Wild Clover Natural order: Leguminosae Habitat: The plant is indigenous to Europe, central Asia, northern Africa and is naturalized in many other parts of the world. Flower and Fruit: One to 4 globular, ovate