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
HERBAL MATERIA MEDICA A brief outline of major medicinal plants, giving preferred media, strengths, and common dosage ranges compiled by Michael Moore. ABIES (Tsuga canadensis, Canada Balsam, Hemlock Spruce) BARK. EXTERNAL: Weak Decoction. INTERNAL: Weak Decoction, 1-3 fluid ounces. Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol] 5-20 drops.
Chaparral (Larrea divaricata) Other names: Creosote bush, Greasewood, black bush, Gobernadora, Hediondilla Family: Zygophyllaceae Parts used: Leaves, stems Action: Antibiotic, powerful blood cleanser, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory, alterative, respiratory and urinary antiseptic, anti-oxidant, anti-psoriasis, anti-arthritic. Contains NDGA a powerful parasiticide. Anti-tumour, anti-microbial. Strong bitter, enzyme inhibitor. All
General Flaxseeds Uses Tea: 2-3 teaspoons to cupful boiling water; infuse 15 minutes. Drink without filtering, with agave for sweetening if necessary. One-third-1 cup. Cold tea for stomach disorders: Half a teaspoon crushed Linseed to cup water soaked overnight. Drink the next morning. Heat if
Traditional herbal medicine is widely used by the local population in Nigeria to treat numerous health conditions. The below table documents the medicinal values, local names, method of preparation, dosage forms and parts of common medicinal plants sold in some markets in Abeokuta, Nigeria. You