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wild lettuce

Wild Lettuce – Benefits & Uses

Scientic name: Lactuca virosa L. Family: Asteraceae/Compositae Other names: Bitter Lettuce, Great Lettuce, Lettuce Opium, Prickly Lettuce, Strong-Scented Lettuce, Green Endive, Lettuce Opium, Acrid Lettuce, Poison Lettuce, Wild Lettuce Not to be Confused With: Lactuca sativa, Lactuca serriola, Lactuca quercina and Sonchus oleraceus. Habitat: The

lily of the valley

Potassium Chloride (Tumour, Fibroid, Growth, Catarrh etc)

Potassium Chloride Formed through the unification of potassium and chlorine. It is found in the blood and lymph. By its action on collagen (which is a particular gelatinoid) it forms fibrin. This fibrin is the builder of muscular and ligamentous structures, but unless there is

Damiana flower

Traditional Aphrodisiac Plants

Traditional Plants Containing Aphrodisiac Potentials Reference(s) noted 1. Ang HH, Chan KL, Gan EK, Yuen KH. Enhancement of sexual motivation in sexually naive male mice by Eurycoma longifolia. International Journal of Pharmacology 1997; 35:144‐146. 2. Osen RC, Ashton AK. Prosexual drugs: empirical status of the

Condurango – Benefits and Uses

Condurango Scientific Name: Marsdenia cundurango, Rchb. Other Names: Eagle Vine, Condurangu, Condor vine, Gonolobus Condurango, Kondurango, Mata peroo Family: Asclepiadaceae Not to be Confused With: Asclepias umbellata or Elcomarrhiza amylacea Habitat: Native of the Andes Mountains in South America and especially in Ecuador and Peru.

cascara sagrada

Cascara Sagrada Extract (Herbal Formula)

Cascara Extract. (half strength) 1 in 2. Ingredients: 4 ounces Cascara Sagrada bark (cut or ground) 1 quart Distilled water Instruction: 1. Bring to boil, then simmer slowly, covered, for 1 hour. 2. Strain, return bark to clean saucepan, add enough water to cover bark,

Guaco

Guaco (Mikania spp.) – Benefits and Uses

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

balm of gilead

Balm of Gilead (Poplar)

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

Hiatal Hernia – Natural Remedies

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

ringworm

Ringworm – Natural Treatment and Self Care

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.

Yellow dock

Iron Phosphate – Benefits and Sources

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

Iron Fluorine

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

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