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Blue vervain herb

Nervine Tonic (Nerves, Reproductive Problems and more)

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.

candida

Natural Herbal Remedies for Candida

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

lily of the valley

The Lily of The Valley

Lily of the Valley Scientific Name: Convallaria majalis L. Other Names: May Lily, May Bells, Convallaria, Our Lady’s Tears, Convall-Lily, Lily Constancy, Jacob’s Ladder, Ladder-to-Heaven, Muguet What it is called in other languages: German: Lilienkonvallen. French: Muguet. Spanish: Lirio de Los Valles. Italian: Mughetto. Habitat:

Shepherd's purse

Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding)

Menorrhagia (Heavy Menstrual Bleeding) Menorrhagia is menstrual periods with abnormally heavy or prolonged bleeding. [1] 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

lily of the valley

Lily of the Valley Herbal Formula

Decoction of Lily of the Valley Root Ingredients: 2 ozs. Lily of the Valley Root (cut) 1 quart distilled water Instruction: 1. Put the root into the water and let stand for 6 hours. 2. Boil slowly for 1 hour, while closely covered. 3. Strain,

Ageratum conyzoides

Medicinal Plants of Southern Ecuador

Medicinal Plants of Southern Ecuador The below table outlines traditional use of medicinal plants in Loja province, Southern Ecuador. Two hundred fifteen plant species were collected, identified and their vernacular names and traditional uses recorded. The information was accumulated from local healers, market vendors and

7 Medicinal Plants Used In Belize

No. Common name Scientific name Use 1 Bejuco Verde Agonandra racemosa (DC.) Standl. Sedative, laxative, gastritis, analgesic 2 Calawalla Phlebodium decumanum (Wild.) J. Smith Ulcers, pain, gastritis, chronic indigestion, high blood pressure, cancer 3 China Root Smilax lanceolata L. Blood tonic, fatigue, anaemia, acid stomach

Brickellia grandiflora

Herbal Medicine for Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common endocrine disorder that afflicts many people worldwide. It is estimated that by 2030 approximately 5.82% of the world’s population will be affected.1 There are different types of diabetes but the two more well-known are diabetes type 1 and diabetes

Burdock herb

Uses of Burdock Root, Leaves & Seeds

Burdock is a plant traditionally known for its many uses. In this article, we include some information on some of its recorded uses. Popular uses It has a direct influence on the blood, and as such conditions affecting the skin and mucous membranes. Its influence

Herbs

Medicinal Plants for HIV/AIDS

Science continues to grabble with the issue of HIV/AIDS (Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome). We recently heard how close they are to finding a cure. However, we have, in fact, heard this many times before. While they work to find the elusive cure,

Stinging nettle leaf

Stinging Nettle Beverage for Iron Deficiency Anaemia

Spring is here and there is no doubt you will see the stinging nettle herb (Urtica dioica L.) springing up (no pun intended) just about everywhere, especially as the climate gets warmer and we experience more of the sun. What better time to begin incorporating it

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