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
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
Dr Edward Shook outlined a herbal formula in his Advanced Treatise on Herbology that is regarded as being very effect for high cholesterol and remarkable solvent of cholesterol. ‘In cholesteraemia, where a morbid excess of cholesterol remains in the blood owing to non-excretion, and which
Varicose veins are swollen and enlarged veins that usually occur on the legs and feet. They may be blue or dark purple and are often lumpy, bulging or twisted in appearance. Symptoms of Varicose Veins Visibly distended veins. Large veins that you can see just
A fibroid is myoma of the womb. It is non-malignant growth of smooth muscle tissue enlarging into a mass on the wall of the womb. Fibroids account for most hysterectomies. Women may have them without knowing and they are more common between the ages of
Sickle Cell Anaemia is a form of anaemia affecting people of African, Asian, and Mediterranean origin. The name derives from the sickle-shaped cells instead of circular red blood cells. Few sufferers of sickle cell survive beyond their 40th year. Symptoms of Sickle Cell Anaemia The