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Elecampane plant

Elecampane Medicinal Plant – Benefits & Uses

Summary Latin Name: Inula helenium Common Name: Elf dock, scabwort, Velvet dock, Aunee Family: Compositae Habitat: It is found growing wild throughout Europe, Asia, North America and Canada. Therapeutic Properties Expectorant, alterative, antiseptic, astringent, tonic, diaphoretic, stimulant, diuretic, anti-spasmodic, emmenagogue, tonic. Medicinal Uses For catarrh,

Lung

2 Herbal Formulas For the Lungs

When you breathe, your lungs take in oxygen from the air and deliver it to the bloodstream. The cells in your body need oxygen to work and grow. People with lung disease usually have difficulty breathing properly. Lung diseases lumped together is recorded as the

pH

The Acid-Alkaline Balance

Acid-Alkaline Balance A healthy bloodstream depends upon maintenance of an acid-alkaline balance. The blood has a normal pH range of 7.35 to 7.45 which means that blood is naturally slightly alkaline or basic. Only slight variations on either side are compatible with life. When this

Centaury

Centaury – Medicinal Benefits and Uses

Latin Name: Centaurium erythraea Synonymn: Centaurium minus auct., C. minus auct. subsp. minus, C. umbellatum Gilib., Common Centaury, Erythraea centaurium (L.) Pers. subsp. centaurium Other Names: Feverwort, Centaury Gentian, Filwort, Centory, Christ’s Ladder, Bitter Herb, Bitterbloom, Bitter Clover, Eyebright, Rose Pink, Wild Succory, Canchalagua Habitat:

Cucumber saute recipe

Sautéed Steam Cucumber

This is a recipe my dad used to make as a child. Many people have never thought of eating cucumber like this; and personally I prefer having cucumber in a salad but it’s nice like this sometimes. The cucumber I am used to in the

Gotu Kola

Gotu Kola Medicinal Plant – Benefits and Uses

Summary Latin name: Centella asiatica. Other names: Hydrocotyle, Hydrocotyle asiatica, Indian Pennywort, European Water-marvel, Pennywort. Habitat: The plant is indigenous to southeast Asia, India, Sri Lanka, parts of China, the western South Sea Islands, Madagascar, South Africa, southeast U.S., Mexico, Venezuela, Columbia, and eastern South

African potato

African Potato

Latin name: Hypoxis rooperi Synonym: Hypoxis hemerocallidea Other names: Bantu Tulip, Sterretjie Habitat: Hypoxis rooperi is indigenous to South Africa. Description of African Potato Flower and Fruit: Four to 10 flowers are arranged in racemes on a long peduncle; the pedicles are 1.2 to 2.5

Cascara sagrada

Laxatives Herbs

Laxatives: Medicines producing gentle action of the bowels. Laxatives are used for non-persistent constipation. Sometimes it is given with a carminative to prevent griping. Herbs for laxatives Pansy Herb Cascara Bark Turtle Bloom Leaves Balmony Leaves California Barberry Root Culvers Root Dandelion Root Rhubarb Root

vaccines

Vaccine Ingredients

Below is information taken from CDC records about vaccines. The following table lists substances, other than active ingredients (i.e., antigens), shown in the manufacturers’ package insert (PI) as being contained in the final formulation of each vaccine. Note: Substances used in the manufacture of a

sangre de drago

Sangre de Drago (Dragon’s Blood)

Summary Scientific name: Croton lechleri Genus: Croton Species: lechleri, salutaris, palanostigma Common Name: Dragon’s blood also is known as Sangre de grado, Sangre de drago, Drago, Dragon’s blood, Sangue de drago, Sangue de agua Part Used Bark, resin/sap Medicinal Uses Dragon’s blood is a natural