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Salvia (Sage)

Popular Mexican Herbs and Their Uses

Achiote, Annato: (Bixa orellana – Bixaceae): – Measles (ground seeds applied to bath) – Buccal sores (seeds steeped in water, as rinse) – Condiment and food colouring Aguacate: (Avocado, Persea americana): – Intestinal worms (grate 8 to 10 grams of fresh avocado-pit rind into a

Anatomy - Digestive System

Herbal Formula For Colon Cleanse

I have been asked a few times about herbal formula for cleaning the bowels, and gastrointestinal tract in general. Below are a list of formula I have gathered from some of the more effective herbalists of the past and today. The formula are listed as

Blood circulation

How To Improve Circulation

What is circulation Circulation refers to the blood’s ability to move freely throughout the body. It is “the movement of blood through the vessels of the body induced by the pumping action of the heart”. Why is it important Circulation is important because the blood,

Seaweed and Kelp

Antacid Herbs

Antacid Herbs Antacid herbs are those that neutralise excess acids in the stomach and intestines.  Many also have demulcent properties to protect the stomach lining. People tend to use antacids when there is discomfort after eating,  such as, acid-reflux, bloating, heartburn and general feelings of

Blue vervain herb

Herbs Actions & Related Definitions

Below are a list of actions, therapeutic effects and definitions relating to herbs, medicine and the body. abortifacient an agent that can induce abortions alkaloid a nitrogenous, basic, and often medicinal, plant compound allergen a compound that produces an allergic reaction alterative a compound that

Filling your own capsules

How Much Herb To Use

Packing Your Own Capsules It is a definite advantage to learning how to pack your own capsules – I simply believe we should all learn how to, even if we still decide to buy pre-packaged formula. There are a few things to bear in mind

Herbs and their properties - this is Damiana

Herbs, Parts Used, Properties & Uses

Common Name Parts Used Latin Name Family Properties & Uses Chemical Constituent Abelmosk seeds Hibiscus moschatus Malvaceae nervine, perfume, aphrodisiac, demulcent Acacia gum resin Acacia senegal, A. vera Leguminoseae gum, sweets, adhesives, demulcent gums, tannins Alfalfa leaves, sprouts Medicago sativa Leguminosae nutritive protein Allspice seeds

Herbs - medicinal and culinary

Where to buy herbs

Below is a list of places online that herbs can be sourced from. At the moment this is just part of the information as I will continue to add to the list – both online and local stores / herbs farms where you can access

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