Scientific name: Mikania spp. Species: cordifolia, glomerata, guaco, laevigata Other names: Guaco, Huaco, Guao, Vejuco, Bejuco, Gwaco Bush Family: Asteraceae Genus: Mikania Activities Anti-septic, anti-bacterial, tonic, depurative, hemostat, fungicide, cholagogue, febrifuge, laxative, aperative Constituents Guaco’s constituents include coumarin, lupeol acetate o-hydroxy-cinnamic acid, kaurenoic acid, cinnamoylgrandifloric
Latin Name: Commiphora gileadensis. Other Names: Balsam, Judaean Balsam, Balm of Mecca Families: Commiphora Habitat: India, W. Pakistan, Arabia, Tropical and Southern Africa. Parts Used: Leaf bud, resin Uses The gum resin obtained from the stem is astringent, demulcent, diaphoretic, stomachic and vulnerary. It is
BALM OF GILEAD (Poplar) Scientific Name: Populus Balsamifera, Populus spp. Other names: Balsam Poplar, Poplar buds, Populus gileadensis. French: Baumier. German: Mekkabalsambaum; Spanish: Bilsamo; Italian: Balsamo della Mecca; Indian: Gungal. Leaf buds. Habitat: Canada and North America Flowering and Fruiting: Balsam poplar generally reaches flowering
Greying of the hair is said to occur due to a gradual decrease of pigmentation that occurs when ‘melanin’ ceases to be produced in the hair root, and new hairs grow in without pigment. When greying occurs earlier than usual, this is referred to as
Strong Decoction of Mullein Ingredients: 4 ounces Mullein leaves and flowers, equal parts (cut) 3 pints distilled water Direction: Boil slowly for 15 minutes. Strain, press and reduce to 1 pint. Add 4 ounces glycerine, cool, bottle and keep in a cool place. Dose: Adult:
Hiatal hernia occurs where the stomach protrudes into the lower chest, worsening heartburn and weakening the esophageal sphincter. Symptoms of Hiatal Hernia Symptoms of hiatal hernia are distension, regurgitation, belching, pain, heartburn (which worsens when lying down or stooping), feeling of food ‘sticking in the
Electric Nerve Stimulant & Vitaliser Ingredients: 1 ounce Chondrus crispus (whole) 1 ounce Bayberry bark (Myrica cerifera) (cut) 4 ounces Prickly Ash bark (Xanthoxylum fraxineum) (cut) Direction: 1. Put all ingredients into 2 quarts of distilled water. Stir well, then let stand for 2 hours
Dandruff is dermatitis of the hair and scalp. It is a common skin condition that causes white or grey flakes to appear on the scalp and in the hair. Herbs for Dandruff Below are some herbs traditionally used to treat dandruff: Burdock Eucalyptus Nettle Rosemary
What is ringworm? Ringworm is also known as dermatophytosis or tinea. It is a contagious itching skin condition occurring in small circular patches, caused by any of a number of fungi and affecting chiefly the scalp or the feet. The commonest form is athlete’s foot.
Iron Phosphate Iron (Fe) and oxygen (O) combines with phosphorus (P) to form iron phosphate (FePO₄). There are different forms of iron phosphates, however, this article focuses on the natural conversion occurring in the body and plants (not the poisonous man-made chemical used to kill
A nervine is a plant remedy that has a beneficial effect upon the nervous system. Nervine Tonic Ingredients 2 oz Blue Vervain Herb (Verbena hastata) (cut) 2 oz Damiana Leaves (Turnera diffusa) (cut) 2 oz Scullcap Herb (Scutellaria) (cut) 2 quarts Distilled Water Preparation 1.
Iron Fluorine involves two elements: iron and fluorine. You have probably watched or listened to Dr. Sebi’s presentation where he made reference to ‘iron fluorine’, and are trying to find more information about it – this article should help. I have not come across information