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 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,
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
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.
Natural Herbal Remedies for Candida Candida, (Candida albicans) is a fungal infection. Candida species can infect the mouth, skin and mucus membranes. Symptoms: Vulva itching, soreness, white discharge of watery to cheesy consistency. Urination painful, recurring cystitis, irritability, premenstrual and menstrual problems, anxiety, heartburn, and
Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding) Menorrhagia is menstrual periods with abnormally heavy or prolonged bleeding.  It could be as a result of uterine fibroids, hormonal imbalance, uterine cancer, ovary dysfunction, intrauterine device (IUD), medication or a number of other conditions that resulted in deficiency and
Hawthorn berries act on the heart muscles in such a manner as to contract and strengthen them. Hawthorn is considered a remarkable cardiac tonic. It directly affects the cells of the heart muscle, enhancing both activity and nutrition.2 CRATAEGUS (Hawthorn)3 BERRIES, FLOWERING BRANCHES. Tincture [Fresh