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Reflections on Herbs, Health And Nature

HERBS FOR KNEE PAIN - TACKLE WINTER JOINT PAIN

Herbs for knee pain

HERBS FOR KNEE PAIN - TACKLE WINTER JOINT PAIN

There are many causes of knee pain. Throughout our lives, our knees bear the weight of our bodies. Consequently, knees can be prone to injury and disease. Age, injury and disease can all cause and contribute to temporary or chronic knee pain. Fortunately, there are several herbs that can be taken internally and/or applied externally to provide relief for knee and joint pain:  Aloe vera can heal more than a sunburn; it also can act as an anti-swelling agent. The enzyme called bradykiniase helps ease swelling and possibly pain. Cabbage leaves. Although a tasty vegetable, cabbage leaves also have cooling effects...

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EDIBLE BACKYARD PLANTS - CHICKWEED

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EDIBLE BACKYARD PLANTS - CHICKWEED

  Starry white flowers with cleft petals, dainty pairs of fuzzy green leaves and purple stems identify the star chickweed plant, which – along with its relatives common chickweed and mouse chickweed – is a great source of vitamins A, D, B complex and C. It’s also packed with minerals like iron, calcium, potassium and zinc. Chickweed (Stellaria media) has a delicate cornsilk-like flavor when eaten raw, and tastes like spinach when cooked.Chickweed can also be finely chopped and applied externally to soothe irritated skin. An infusion made by steeping ¼ cup in a cup of boiling water for 15...

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WHAT IS CHAI-YOK ?

Chai-Yok Herbal Remedies Herbs Vaginal Steam Bath Women's Health Yoni Steam

WHAT IS CHAI-YOK ?

Chai-yok, is a Korean treatment for the vaginal area, that involves sitting on an open-seated stool. Pungent steam rises from a boiling pot of a mugwort tea blended with wormwood and a variety of other herbs. Above it sits a nude woman covered in blankets on an open-seated stool. Chai Yok has been common in Korea for centuries. Many Korean women undergo a session after menstruating. It is said to reduce stress, fight infections, clear hemorrhoids, regulate menstrual cycles, and aid infertility. It cleanses, tones, and nourishes the cervix, uterus, and vaginal tissues. Just think of it as a soothing...

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PROVEN HERBS TO HELP WITH COMMON HEALTH CONDITIONS

Herbal Remedies Herbs PROVEN HERBS TO HELP WITH COMMON HEALTH CONDITIONS

PROVEN HERBS TO HELP WITH COMMON HEALTH CONDITIONS

Here are 22 herbs that have been proven to treat common conditions. Stick to the dosages specified here, in the studies or on the label—and make sure to tell your doctor about any herbs you plan to take, especially if you are pregnant or nursing, have a chronic condition or take medication regularly; remember that even though herbs are natural, they can still be contraindicated.   1.  Aloe Vera for burns Aloe vera is the herb for minor (second-degree) burns, confirmed by a Surgery Today study. Apply 100 percent pure gel to burns several times a day—or, better yet, keep...

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HERBAL COSMETIC RECIPES - Rosemary Hair Rinse

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HERBAL COSMETIC RECIPES - Rosemary Hair Rinse

ROSEMARY HAIR RINSE Rosemary is wonderful for hair and scalp. It counters dandruff, controls oil and adds shine. You will need: 1 cup dried rosemary leaves5 cups distilled waterBring the rosemary and water to a boil. Remove from heat, cover, and let steep for 30 minutes. When completely cooled, strain and pour off into a clean bottle with a secure top. Use it for yourself or as a gift.

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