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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

Aluminium

Aluminium Can Hurt You (It’s in Vaccines, Deodorant etc.)

Aluminium is one of the ingredients found in a number of vaccines in different formats and combinations, these vaccines include Anthrax, DT, DTaP-IPV, Hib, Hep A, Heb B, Human Papillomavirus, Japanese Encephalitis, Meningococcal, Td and Tdap. Aluminium, the 13 element in the periodic table, is

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:

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

Cupressus sempervirens

Cypress

Summary Scientific name: Cupressus sempervirens. Other names: German: Zypresse. French: Cyprès. Spanish: Ciprés. Chinese: Pien-po. Action: Vaso-constrictor, vein-tonic, antiseptic, aromatic, antispasmodic, sedative, diuretic. Part Used The parts of the plant used medicinally are the leaves and cones. Essential oil – external use only. Medicinal Uses

Stinging nettle

Anti-haemorrhagics Herbs (for bleeding)

Anti-haemorrhagics are a group of powerful astringents clinical experience and traditional uses have shown to be effective in arresting mild to moderate internal bleeding. Here we have listed a few of those herbs along with the uses. VIDEO: DOVE’S-FOOT CRANE’S BILL (FOR SORE, ULCERS, WOUNDS,

Herbs - how to use herbs

Treatment of Glioblastoma with Herbal Medicines

Glioblastoma, also known as glioblastoma multiforme, is an aggressive type of cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. Glioblastoma forms from cells called astrocytes that support nerve cells. Though it is more often found in older people, it is however seen in