Yohimbe

zedoary, also known as white turmeric and kentjur, is native to india and indonesia. as with turmeric, the rhizome or root is the most valued part of the plant that is consumed. learn more about zeodary. impotence the benefit of using yohimbe as a natural cure contraindications, interactions, and side effects (wild yam) – class 1. large doses of tincture are emetic (ahp). while the medicinal yams may be so rich in saponins as to be distasteful, overconsumption is not to be recommended. reichert (1996) reports gi distress in volunteers taking high doses of wild yam, after saying that the investigators (araghiniknam et al, 1996) he was reviewing “noted no adverse effects.” gruenwald warns that overdoses could lead to picrotoxin-like poisonings due to dioscorin (phr). diosgenin may reduce antiinflammatory effects of indomethacin (ph2). may be additively estrogenic with true estrogen (ph2). use may be inappropriate in hormonal disorders (wam). use during pregnancy not advised (wam). -impotence- Read More …

Willow

because of abortifacient and uterine activity caused by the thujone in the oil, its use in pregnancy and lactation is to be avoided. contact dermatosis has been documented. may interfere with hypoglycemic and liver therapy. therapeutic window only 2:5 (cf digitalis 1:2) (can). “the potential toxicity of this plant outweighs its benefits.” the lethal dosage is approximately 15-30 angina, arthritis, toothache the benefit of using willow as a natural cure i am often asked, “what if i steep it longer than 4 weeks?” i’ve never seen a tincture turn ine?ec-tual if it is steeped longer. when all the constitu-ents are extracted from the plant, steeping it longer will not create a stronger e?ect. if you want to create a more potent tincture, perform a second or third round of maceration, adding new material each time: strain and remove the original marc (the herbal waste produced during the tincturing process), add new herbs to the already created tincture, secure the lid, and store it for 2 to 4 weeks, again shaking it every day. food combining is designed to facilitate easier digestion. the chart in table i, represents diagramatically food combining rules in an easy-to-follow method. accompanying this chart are the lists of food in their correct classification. as we have seen, treatment with the serotonin reuptake inhibitors can cause many side effects. in one study of 64 women who were treated with fluoxetine for pms, 17% reported sexual dysfunction. it’s no wonder women are seeking an alternative treatment. -angina-arthritis-toothache- “has been found to be highly mutagenic in several in vitro studies” (ama 3:13). insufficient human data exist regarding safety in pregnancy and lactation. hence, “pregnant and lactating patients should avoid stevia” (ama 3:13). limited data suggest it may be a contraceptive (apa). Read More …

Wheat Grass

the difference between an ordinary cold and flu is a question of severity of symptoms. flu is caused by specific influenza viruses, strains of which can be quite virulent. people with flu usually experience high fever, severe coughing, muscle ache, headache and nausea. they often feel very weak, virtually unable to drag themselves out of bed. flu usually lasts longer than a cold, and can leave you exhausted and depressed for weeks afterwards. flu can be a serious disease and requires vigorous treatment. antioxidant, cancer, digestion, flu virus, tooth decay the benefit of using wheat grass as a natural cure contraindications, interactions, and side effects (licorice) – class 2b, 2c, 2d. “contraindicated in heart disease, diabetics, hypertensives, hepatoses, and nephroses” (o’brien, 1998). commission e reports contraindications: cholestatic liver diseases, liver cirrhosis, hypertension, hypokalemia, severe renal insufficiency, and pregnancy. may potentiate thiazide diuretics, stimulant laxatives, cardiac glycosides, and cortisol (ahp; wam). too much (>50 g/day) can raise the blood pressure, cause sodium and water retention, and lower potassium levels too far. may result in pseudoaldosterianism. adverse effects reported in m30: amenorrhea, cardiac arrest, congestive acid reflux can happen to anyone: to your baby, wife, husband, daughter, son, acquaintance. it may be so common that it’s easily passed off as something “normal”. but we know now that it isn’t. moreover, as long as we continue to ignore it and not seek treatment, it will continue to haunt us over and over again. the condition can easily get worse, and before we know it, we are on the verge of suffering from a serious digestive-system-related illness. after the all-fruit diet, the patient can gradually adopt a well- balanced diet. emphasis should be on raw foods, especially fresh fruits and vegetables ; sprouted seeds, raw nuts and whole grain cereals, particularly millet and brown rice. further short periods on the all-fruits diet for three days or so may be necesssary at a monthly interval, till the skin’s condition improves. -antioxidant-cancer-digestion-flu virus-tooth decay- selenium and vitamin e are synergistic and the two together are stronger than the sum of the equal parts. selenium slows down ageing and hardening of tissues through oxidation. males seem to have a greater need for this mineral. nearly half of the total supply in the body is concentrated in the testicles and in the seminal ducts adjacent to the prostate gland. Read More …

Tea

dosages (european peony) – 1 tsp (~1 g) flower/cup water (apa; ph2; wic); 30-40 grains seed for nightmare (fel); 2 g seed (hhb); 3-12 g peony root (fay); 1 oz root boiled in a pint of liquid (1 part “good gin”:2 parts water) (fel); 1-30 drops root tincture (fel); 0.3-0.6 g powder root for children (mad); 5-15 drops tincture (mad); 2-3 fluid oz 3-4 ×/day (fel). anxiety, asthma, colds, fatigue, obesity the benefit of using tea as a natural cure all animal fats, including milk, butter and eggs should be avoided. refined or processed foods and foods containing hydrogenated fats or white sugar, all condiments, tea and coffee, should also be avoided. after noticeable improvement, goat’s milk, yogurt and home made cottage cheese may be added to the diet. juice fasts may be repeated after four weeks on diet. calms agitation many cultures, including indian, african, and chinese, often use this herb to help calm irrational mental states such as insanity and hysteria. ey mix it with goat’s milk and sugar. g flowers)/cup water 1-2 ×/day for 4-6 wk (apa); 2-4 ml liquid flowering tops extract (1:1 in 25% ethanol) 3 ×/day (can); 2-4 ml flowering tops tincture (1:10 in 45% ethanol) 3 ×/day (can); 1-2 ml flowering tops tincture 3 ×/day (sky); 1-2.7 mg/day hypericum (mab); 0.2-1.0 mg total hypericin (pip); 500 mg stx (0.2% hypericin) (sky); 1 (430 mg) capsule (stx with 300 mg certified potency extract with at least 0.3% hypericin in a synergistic base of st john’s-wort powder) 3 ×/day with a large glass of water (nh). -anxiety-asthma-colds-fatigue-obesity- activities (avens) – antidiarrheal ; antihemorrhagic ; antipyretic ; antiseptic ; astringent ; digestive ; hypotensive ; stomachic ; styptic ; tonic . Read More …

Thyme

assists in breast milk production blessed this-tle has been used for centuries to activate the mammary glands to increase breast milk supply. research indicates it is still one of the most com – monly chosen herbs for this use. galactagogues, or herbs that increase breast milk supply, work by increasing the hormone prolactin in the body, therefore increasing milk production. asthma, bacterial infections, bronchitis, chest congestion, copd, depression mild, emphysema, fungal infections, gas flatulence, gastritis, indigestion, lungs, poor digestion, postnasal drip, sinus, stomach upset, tooth decay, tuberculosis, upset stomach, yeast infections the benefit of using thyme as a natural cure because of the anthraquinones, nonstandardized preparations should be avoided during pregnancy and lactation (can). “anthraquinones may be secreted into breast milk.” also contraindicated in arthrosis, hemorrhoids, and nephropathy (can), intestinal obstruction, abdominal pain of unknown causes, any enterosis (appendicitis, colitis, crohns disease, and irritable bowel syndrome), hemorrhoids, nephropathy, menstruation (ahp), and urethrosis (can). not for use in cases of diarrhea or abdominal pain. discontinue use if diarrhea or watery stools occur. consult a health care provider in cases of pregnancy or lactation. not for long-term use, use more than 8-10 days, or overdosage (ahp, can). rhubarb leaves, high in oxalic acid, should not be eaten (can). one case of anaphylaxis following ingestion reported (can). contains 4-11% stilbene derivatives, which pose such risks that the herb “can no longer be recommended” (sht). while widely used, anthranoid-containing laxatives can be habit-forming; some contain compounds suspected of being cytotoxic, genotoxic, mutagenic, and even tumorigenic. epidemiological studies in germany reveal that abusers of anthranoid laxatives have a three times higher rate of colon carcinoma (aeh). persuasive research by harvard medical school scientists has shown that diets rich in refined carbohydrates and carbohydrate-dense vegetables and grains increase crp levels and inflammation. in the study, potatoes, breakfast cereals, white bread, muffins, and white rice were most strongly associated with elevated crp levels. as with diabetes, it is essential that a person exercise the responsibility to choose healthier foods, such as those recommended in the anti-inflammation syndrome diet plan. such a diet should emphasize nutrient-dense lean meats (such as chicken and turkey), fish, and vegetables, while deem-phasizing calorie-dense sugary foods and grain-based carbohydrates. sesame seeds are used extensively in asian and african dishes. they may be baked into snacks, used to flavor soups, and sprinkled onto salads and meats. consumers are also used to seeing the seeds on buns, bagels and breads. -asthma-bacterial infections-bronchitis-chest congestion-copd-depression mild-emphysema-fungal infections-gas flatulence-gastritis-indigestion-lungs-poor digestion-postnasal drip-sinus-stomach upset-tooth decay-tuberculosis-upset stomach-yeast infections- gonorrhea ; gout ; hemoptysis ; hemorrhoid ; hepatosis ; immunodepression ; infection ; inflammation ; nausea ; neurosis ; ophthalmia ; ozoena ; pain ; proctosis ; respirosis ; rheumatism ; rhinosis ; salivation ; scabies ; snakebite ; splenosis ; spermatorrhea ; toothache ; toxemia ; vomiting ; water retention ; womb ; worm ; xerostoma . Read More …

Tongkat Ali

diarrhea, erectile disfunction, fatigue, forgetfulness, frigidity, high blood pressure, impotence, memory, migraine, obesity, tuberculosis the benefit of using tongkat ali as a natural cure -diarrhea-erectile disfunction-fatigue-forgetfulness-frigidity-high blood pressure-impotence-memory-migraine-obesity-tuberculosis- Read More …

Spearmint

dosages (soaptree) – 200 mg bark as tea (ahp; hh3); 1.5-5 g bark decoction in 150 g water 2-3 ×/day (mad). digestion, dyspepsia, gas flatulence, indigestion, poor digestion, stomach upset, upset stomach the benefit of using spearmint as a natural cure contraindications, interactions, and side effects (anserina) – class 1 (ahp; jad). “hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (ph2). no contraindications known (bis). commission e reports no contraindications, adverse effects, or interactions, except for gastric irritation (kom). other sources report adverse effects of gi disturbances (aeh; ph2). sensitive individuals may experience stomach upset and vomiting (bis). the warning with which can lambast uva-ursi should as well apply to other herbs with almost as much tannin: “in view of the high tannin content, prolonged use may cause chronic liver impairment.” grains nutmeg (fel); 300-600 mg 5-10 ×/day (hhb); 1-3 drops eo, 2-3 ×/day (ph2); 2-10 ml tincture/day (ph2); 0.3-1 g powdered nutmeg (ph2). activities (perilla) – aldose-reductase-inhibitor ; allergenic ; analgesic ; antibacterial ; anticancer ; antidote ; antidote, crab ; antidote, fish ; antimelanomic ; antinephrotic ; antioxidant ; antiproliferant ; antipyretic ; antiseptic ; antispasmodic ; antitussive ; antiulcer ; carminative -digestion-dyspepsia-gas flatulence-indigestion-poor digestion-stomach upset-upset stomach- inflammation is the body’s immediate response to injury. it enables a variety of blood cells to flood the site of the injury-platelets to stop bleeding, red blood cells to nourish healthy cells, and white blood cells to clear up damaged cells and fight infections. however, without adequate levels of many nutrients, healing cannot be completed and the inflammatory response cannot be turned off. Read More …

Stinging nettle

g fresh herb up to 3 ×/day (hh2); 60-150 g freshly pressed plant juice (apa; kom); 4 tbsp fresh plant juice with cold guazuma bark tea (like slippery elm bark) with 4 tbsp red wine 2-3 hay fever the benefit of using stinging nettle as a natural cure upon arising :- a glass of lukewarm water mixed with the juice of a half a lemon and a teaspoon of honey, or a glass of freshly squeezed juice of any available seasonable fruit such as apple, pineapple, orange, sweet lime and grapes. analyze how these changes have affected people’s health. because this book is about inflammation, the emphasis in our brief examination of food history will be on how the diet has shifted from relatively balanced to clearly pro-inflammatory. three major periods of dietary change have occurred: the agricultural revolution, the industrial revolution, and the convenience/fast-food revolution. all of these changes have been characterized by two basic trends: (1) through a variety of processing and refining methods, the modern diet less and less resembles our evolutionary diet, and (2) the majority of foods sold in supermarkets less and less resemble their original appearance in nature. an occasional steam bath for eight minutes is of outstanding value in both syphilis and gonorrhoea. it will help remove the poisonous substances from the body and enable the kidney to perform its work effectively. an overall massage has also beneficial effects on the entire body. -hay fever- take the mix for raised blood pressure (see below). this mix should be taken instead of single herbs, not as well as. however, garlic is not included in the mix, so you can add it to your regime if you wish (for precautions see page 34). Read More …

Skull Cap

there is increasing evidence to show that in several cases cataracts have actually been reversed by proper nutritional treatment. however, the time needed for such treatment may extend from six months to three years. adelle davis, one of america’s best-known nutritionists, has pointed out that animals develop cataracts if deprived of pantotehnic acid and amino acid, tryptophane and vitamin b6 needed for tryptophane assimilation. she states that the diet of the cataract patient should be high in b2, b6, as well as whole b-complex, panto thenic acid, vitamin c, d, e and other nutrients. alcoholism, anxiety, blood pressure, heart disease, high blood pressure, hyperactivity, hypertension, insomnia, nervous conditions, poor circulation, restlessness, sleeplessness, tension the benefit of using skull cap as a natural cure cold application over the sinus will give great relief ; alternate hot and cold applications will also prove beneficial. take pans of hot and cold water, bathe the whole face with hot water – as hot as you can bear – and then apply cold water for short duration. nasal inhalation of steam for five minutes every hour will also give relief. member of the mint family, and like other mints can easily spread. it is a perennial with blue flowers and grown as decorative herb in garden or to attract pollinators. as catnip is used to stuff cat toys, it is attractive to outdoor cats in your garden area. learn more about growing catnip. in addition, it might be helpful to take vitamin d (400 to 800 iu daily) supplements. researchers at the university of utrecht, netherlands, reported that vitamin d deficiency is common among patients with lupus, either because they spend little time in the sun or because of how some medications interfere with the vitamin. -alcoholism-anxiety-blood pressure-heart disease-high blood pressure-hyperactivity-hypertension-insomnia-nervous conditions-poor circulation-restlessness-sleeplessness-tension- throat ; sports injury ; sprain ; stomatosis ; swelling ; thrombophlebitis ; Read More …

Sea Cucumber

this listing is just a scratch on the surface of all the leisure time activities you can get involved in. the most important thing is that you get involved. don’t limit yourself to just one avocation. the more activities you engage in, the broader your interests will be and the better and more relaxed you’ll feel for it. meet new friends, challenge your mind, and enjoy life! arthritis, inflammation, joint pain the benefit of using sea cucumber as a natural cure on the advice of her doctor, denise ate a high-carbohydrate meal in the evening. she made sure that she ate only complex carbohydrates, along with some fat, to help reduce the large fluctuations in her insulin level. denise also started to take 50 mg of 5-htp before bed. after one week she increased this dose to 100 mg. denise was delighted with the result. not only did her cravings and irritability disappear, denise found that she was now sleeping better. fraction, devoid of l-dopa, showed significant antiparkinsonian activity intraperitoneally at 200 mg/kg. although anti-inflammatory drugs can be therapeutically useful at times, they treat symptoms and not the causes of disease, and some even speed the progression of inflammatory diseases. the side effects of anti-inflammatory drugs derive from the fact that they are biochemical inter-lopers that disrupt, rather than enhance, the normal functions of the body. -arthritis-inflammation-joint pain- use an essential oil diffuser or place a couple drops onto your pillow: catnip, ylang ylang, clary sage, lavender, and marjoram. Read More …

Sage

the short lemon juice fast followed by an all-fruit diet and a further period on fruits and vegetables may be repeated after two or three months if necessary depending on the progress being made. alzheimers disease, forgetfulness, gas flatulence, herpes, lack of appetite, memory, yeast infections the benefit of using sage as a natural cure hh3; ph2); obesity ; pain ; pregnancy ; pulmonosis ; respirosis ; rheumatism ; rhinosis ; salmonella ; sclerosis ; snakebite ; spasm ; spermatorrhea ; splenosis ; staphylococcus ; stomatosis ; streptococcus ; swelling ; ulcer ; uterosis ; vibrio ; wart ; wound . apply a small amount of calendula ointment directly to the stye until the symptoms disappear completely. use a cotton bud for precise application and make sure the ointment does not get into the eye. for precautions see page 114. adults and children over 2 years old: apply 3-5 times a day. the disease is highly contagious and it has potential to cause wide spread epidemics affecting sizeable portion of a population at any time. although it is more common during winter it may strike at any time. it affects people of all ages. -alzheimers disease-forgetfulness-gas flatulence-herpes-lack of appetite-memory-yeast infections- exanthema ; gonorrhea ; gout ; gravel ; halitosis ; hepatosis ; hydrocele ; inflammation ; itch ; jaundice ; kidney stone ; leukorrhea ; nephrosis ; rheumatism ; scrofula (f; Read More …

Rosemary

regular exercise also plays an important role in lowering ldl cholesterol and in raising the level of protective hdl. it also promotes circulation and helps maintain the blood flow to every part of the body. jogging or brisk walking, swimming, bicycling and playing badminton are excellent forms of exercise. alzheimers disease, anxiety, diarrhea, dyspepsia, forgetfulness, gallbladder, gas flatulence, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, memory, nervous conditions, poor digestion, restlessness, stomach upset, tension, travelers diarrhea, upset stomach, varicose veins the benefit of using rosemary as a natural cure gonorrhea ; gout ; hemoptysis ; hemorrhoid ; hepatosis ; immunodepression ; infection ; inflammation ; nausea ; neurosis ; ophthalmia ; ozoena ; pain ; proctosis ; respirosis ; rheumatism ; rhinosis ; salivation ; scabies ; snakebite ; splenosis ; spermatorrhea ; toothache ; toxemia ; vomiting ; water retention ; womb ; worm ; xerostoma . dosages (frangula) – 1.5 g (bgb); 0.5-2.5 g bark (can); 1.8-7.3 g bark (mad); 2 tsp bark in cold tea 1 ×/day (mad); 2-5 ml liquid bark extract (1:1 in 25% ethanol) 3 ×/day (can); 2-4 let’s try to forget weight, weight charts, and bmi; instead, let’s look for a lack of fitness. if you appear to be a mass of fat; if you find yourself weak, easily exhausted, and short of breath when you walk any distance on flat terrain, much less uphill; if you find that your skin hangs heavily away from the muscle that should be beneath it, you are probably obese or well on the way to it. -alzheimers disease-anxiety-diarrhea-dyspepsia-forgetfulness-gallbladder-gas flatulence-indigestion-irritable bowel syndrome-memory-nervous conditions-poor digestion-restlessness-stomach upset-tension-travelers diarrhea-upset stomach-varicose veins- instance, string beans are said to contain insulin-like substance. certain hormones needed by the pancreas to produce insulin are present in cucumber and onion juices. Read More …

Quercetin

activities (white cohosh) – allergenic ; alterative ; anticonvulsant ; aperitif ; circulostimulant ; deliriant ; emetic ; insectifuge ; lactagogue ; laxative ; nervine ; spasmogenic ; vesicant . allergies, anal fissures, arteriosclerosis, arthritis, asthma, atherosclerosis, blood cleansers, blood clots, blood pressure, bronchitis, bruises, cancer, canker sores, chest congestion, cholesterol, cholesterol high, cold sores, colds and flu, coughs, diabetes, eczema, emphysema, eye issues, fatigue, flu virus, gout, hardening of the arteries, hay fever, heart, heart disease, hemorrhoids, herpes, high blood pressure, hives, hypertension, immunity, infections, inflammation, influenza, joint pain, lungs, piles, poor circulation, postnasal drip, prostate, respiratory problems, sinus, sore throat, tuberculosis, ulcers, varicose veins, viral conditions infections, warts the benefit of using quercetin as a natural cure many supplements can lessen the inflammation in diabetes, but in this case, supplements can be like bailing water in a sinking boat: it is essential that the underlying diet be corrected. take echinacea tincture (for precautions see page 98). adults: 1-2ml, 3 times a day, tincture strength 1:5. children (2-16 years old): adjust the adult dose downwards, depending on the age of the child – see chapter 6. contraindications, interactions, and side effects (japanese atractylodes) – not covered (ahp; kom). “hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (ph2). -allergies-anal fissures-arteriosclerosis-arthritis-asthma-atherosclerosis-blood cleansers-blood clots-blood pressure-bronchitis-bruises-cancer-canker sores-chest congestion-cholesterol-cholesterol high-cold sores-colds and flu-coughs-diabetes-eczema-emphysema-eye issues-fatigue-flu virus-gout-hardening of the arteries-hay fever-heart-heart disease-hemorrhoids-herpes-high blood pressure-hives-hypertension-immunity-infections-inflammation-influenza-joint pain-lungs-piles-poor circulation-postnasal drip-prostate-respiratory problems-sinus-sore throat-tuberculosis-ulcers-varicose veins-viral conditions infections-warts- because sweet hot paprika is a blend, it offers the characteristics of both hot and sweet types. it adds just a touch of heat without being overpowering and brings a bit of sweetness and color, too. this blend is a good choice for garnishes and light seasoning. Read More …

Probiotics

hysteria ; immunodepression ; induration ; infection ; inflammation ; insanity ; insomnia ; itch ; jaundice ; keloids ; leprosy ; colitis the benefit of using probiotics as a natural cure apply st john’s wort infused oil: soak one end of a piece of cotton wool in the oil, shake the excess so that it doesn’t drip and insert it gently at the entrance of the ear canal (make sure you don’t push it too far, in order that you can easily extract it later). leave in place for a few hours, ideally overnight. use a smaller piece of cotton wool for children, and check periodically whether it is still in place. high blood pressure or hypertension – to give it the correct medical term – is regarded as the silent killer. it is a disease of the modern age. the fast pace of life and the mental and physical pressures caused by the industrial and metropolitan environments give rise to psychological tensions. worry and mental tension increases the adrenaline in the blood stream and this, in turn, causes the pressure of the blood to rise. in migraine, there is a need to increase serotonin or stimulate serotonin type-1 receptors and to block or lower dopamine. supplements of 5-htp may help by making the serotonin precursor available. a few studies have found that 5-htp may also be able to prevent migraines. -colitis- the inflammatory lesions may be either acute erosive gastritis or chronic atrophic gastritis. the latter type has been found to be present in half the patients suffering from severe iron deficiency anaemia. Read More …

Pau Darco

thus , our daily diet should consist of four-fifth of alkaline-forming foods such as juicy fruits, tubers, legumes, ripe fruits, leafy and root vegetables and one fifty of acid-forming foods containing concentrated proteins and starches such as meat, fish, bread and cereals. eating sensibly in this manner will ensure the necessary alkalinity of the food which will keep the body in perfect health. anaemia, anemia, athletes foot, backache, candida yeast infection, colds and flu, detoxification, flu virus, fungal infections, genito-urinary ailments, immunity, influenza, mononucleosis, pain, sciatica, ulcers, urinary tract problems, venereal disease, warts, yeast infections the benefit of using pau darco as a natural cure you can make medicinal teas as infusions and decoctions. an infusion pulls the active principles from the herbs into water, typically hot water poured over the herbs. an infusion is used with the more delicate parts of herbs such as flowers, leaves, and stems. you can use fresh or dried plant material for tea infusions and steep by the cup, usually for 8 to 10 minutes-or, for a stronger medicinal e?ect, steep 4 hours or overnight. dosage depends on the condition being addressed, but a typical medicinal brew is made with 4 or 5 tablespoons of herbs in 1 quart of water, infused overnight, strained the next morning, and consumed that day. in contrast, bitter herbs, such as hops, are best steeped for a shorter amount of time to limit their bitter taste. a little practice will go a long way here. contraindications, interactions, and side effects (false unicorn root) – class 2b. emmenagogue, gi irritant, and uterotonic (ahp). “health hazards not known with proper therapeutic dosages” (ph2) (but ph2 designates no specific quantified dosage! jad). overdosage with saponins can cause gastric distress. large doses may cause nausea and vomiting (can). avoid during pregnancy (fad; ph2). canadian regulations do not allow it as an ingredient in oral use products (michols, 1995). diabetes mellitus is a nutritional disorders, characterized by an abnormally elevated level of blood glucose and by the excretion of the excess glucose in the urine. it results from an absolute or relative lack of insulin which leads to abnormalities in carbohydrate metabolism as well as in the metabolism of protein and fat. -anaemia-anemia-athletes foot-backache-candida yeast infection-colds and flu-detoxification-flu virus-fungal infections-genito-urinary ailments-immunity-influenza-mononucleosis-pain-sciatica-ulcers-urinary tract problems-venereal disease-warts-yeast infections- tincture 1 to 4 dropperfuls per day, not to be consumed long-term. for warts, cover with tincture 2 times per day until gone. Read More …

Peppermint

gonorrhea ; gout ; hemoptysis ; hemorrhoid ; hepatosis ; immunodepression ; infection ; inflammation ; nausea ; neurosis ; ophthalmia ; ozoena ; pain ; proctosis ; respirosis ; rheumatism ; rhinosis ; salivation ; scabies ; snakebite ; splenosis ; spermatorrhea ; toothache ; toxemia ; vomiting ; water retention ; womb ; worm ; xerostoma . digestion, diverticulitis, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, itching, nausea the benefit of using peppermint as a natural cure keep an eye on the temperature and, if necessary, bring it down by measures described in the fever entry, page 108. resolves diarrhea squaw vine’s astringent action works well to help resolve diarrhea. i often blend it with oregon grape for the sudden onset type of diarrhea with an unknown cause. tsp) bark/day (apa); 0.4 g/cup bark tea (phr); 2-4 fl oz bark extract (fel); 1-2 g bark extract (mad). -digestion-diverticulitis-indigestion-irritable bowel syndrome-itching-nausea- blumenthal, foster, and pedersen all make the case that early on, some, many, or most of the earlier studies leading to the new fame for echinacea were really performed on parthenium. Read More …

Oregano

activities (waterlily) – analgesic ; antiseptic ; astringent ; demulcent ; hemostat ; poison ; suppurative . heart the benefit of using oregano as a natural cure activities (common buckthorn) – antitumor ; collyrium ; depurative ; diuretic ; emetic ; laxative ; peristaltic . cilantro is a cool season herb and bolts quickly as temperatures rise. to have a healthy harvest of cilantro, succession plant every three to four weeks. cilantro easily self-seeds, since it is quick to flower. cilantro refers to the leaves of the plant and coriander the seeds. learn how to grow cilantro, as well as popular varieties. taking selenium supplements might not be a bad idea in general, because this essential mineral boosts antioxidant levels in the body, which will have an anti-inflammatory effect. a daily supplement containing 200 -heart- other researchers have found that premenstrual women and smokers trying to quit also tend to eat more carbohydrates, which seems to lift their mood. Read More …

Onion

this is essential to the production of hormone adrenalie ; to the production of the thyroid secretion and the hair and skin pigment, melanin. it is effective in weight control because of its effect on the thyroid. its use before meals suppresses the appetite substantially. patients taking half a teaspoon of the powder 30 minutes before each meal, lose from a quarter to half a pound a day. it is alsoessential for the efficient functioning of kidneys and bladder. major source are nuts, seeds, carrots, parsley and tomatoes. an important recently discovered therapeutic use of phenylalanine is its ability to overcome most conditions of lethargy through stimulation of adrenaline. anxiety, blood pressure, diabetes, high blood pressure, hypertension, immunity, insomnia, nervous conditions, restlessness, sleeplessness, stress, tension, worms the benefit of using onion as a natural cure activities (duckweed) – alterative ; antiinflammatory ; depurative ; diuretic ; soporific . unlike pharmaceutical drugs, which are usually built around a single synthetic molecule, herbs may contain hundreds if not thousands of active principles. the diversity and frequent synergism of these anti-inflammatory compounds lead to a multifaceted biochemical attack on inflammation, instead of overwhelming a single biochemical pathway and causing side effects. in fact, many of the substances in herbs are also found in common fruits and vegetables, which means they have historically played a role in human nutrition and evolution. indeed, the anti-inflammatory nutrients in fruits, vegetables, and herbs may have historically helped control excessive inflammation. for many disorders inflammation is so obvious it does not have to be measured. for example, the pain of arthritis is a clear enough sign of inflammation. swelling, redness, and tenderness to the touch also are obvious signs of inflammation in muscle injuries, gingivitis, and many other disorders. these are typically localized forms of inflammation, though they burden the entire body with a variety of inflammation-promoting substances. tests to confirm inflammation in these situations may be an unnecessary expense. -anxiety-blood pressure-diabetes-high blood pressure-hypertension-immunity-insomnia-nervous conditions-restlessness-sleeplessness-stress-tension-worms- the scaliness increases whenever the hair is brushed or rubbed. it may also appear as lumps or crusts on the scalp. often there is itching as well, and the scalp may become red from scratching. Read More …

MSM

apply a sliver of fresh garlic directly to the wart and hold it in place with a plaster for 2-3 hours (warning: garlic may sting and cause a temporary skin rash around the wart). this is a one-off treatment, and i do not recommend this treatment for small children under 6 years old. allergies, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, joint pain, pain the benefit of using msm as a natural cure dosages (gugul) – 25 mg guggulsterones 2-3 ×/day (apa); 250-500 mg stx (5-10% guggulsterone) (apa; sky); 1200-1500 mg guggulipid/day (ca 40-60 mg guggulsterone) (keb);1.5 -allergies-arthritis-carpal tunnel syndrome-joint pain-pain- Read More …

Mushroom

activities (stoneroot) – antilithic ; antioxidant ; antispasmodic ; astringent ; carminative ; deodorant ; depurative ; s anxiety, diabetes the benefit of using mushroom as a natural cure erect stems are branched at the top. ribbed leaves are triangular and arranged oppositely. pink, petite flowers are starlike, with five petals and yel-low anthers. best collected in midsummer. found in barren fields and wastelands. annual. sow seeds in fall. grow in sandy, loamy, well-drained soil, full sun to part shade. zones 4-9. a parallel research report from doctors in dulles also concluded, after a study of the lives and habits of 6,000 men and women, that the physically fit were less likely to develop hypertension. black caraway seeds are often blended with other spices and used to flavor curries, but they are also used in the familiar naan bread and may even be used as a substitute for pepper if the need arises. -anxiety-diabetes- because of the cytotoxic constituents in this and related species, its use in pregnancy and lactation is to be avoided (can). do not use during pregnancy (wam). should not be used by children under 1 year of age (wam). not for use more than 7 days (wam). may cause diarrhea or nausea in large doses (wam). in the book adverse effects of herbal drug s (de smet et al., 1993), we read that all eupatorium species containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids are, in principle, hazardous for mankind. “hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (ph2). Read More …

Licorice Root

also called tree of life, arbor-vitae, american arbor-vitae, yellow cedar, false white cedar family cupressaceae parts used leaves, young twigs bacterial infections, chronic dizziness, colds, colds and flu, constipation, detoxification, flu virus, genito-urinary ailments, gerd, immunity, infections, influenza, jaundice, kidneys, motion sickness, ulcers, urinary tract problems, venereal disease, vertigo, yeast infections the benefit of using licorice root as a natural cure increased intake of olive oil also can reduce symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. olive oil reduces the activity of adhesion molecules, which enable white blood cells to attach to and attack normal cells. put the empty capsules in one bowl and the ground herbal mixture in another. en set up a three-bowl assembly line: capsules, herbs, and an empty bowl. pull apart a capsule, with a capsule bottom in one hand and a top in the other, and scoop the ground herbs into both; then press the capsule back together. place each completed capsule in the third bowl. with a little practice and patience, you can become quite e?cient, easily creating 500 capsules an hour. contraindications, interactions, and side effects (magnolia vine) – class 1. rarely, appetite suppression, dyspepsia, and itch are attendant (ahp; laf). leaves and fruits are considered food in the orient (fac). contraindicated in pregnancy except to facilitate childbirth (keb). -bacterial infections-chronic dizziness-colds-colds and flu-constipation-detoxification-flu virus-genito-urinary ailments-gerd-immunity-infections-influenza-jaundice-kidneys-motion sickness-ulcers-urinary tract problems-venereal disease-vertigo-yeast infections- Read More …

Lysine

activities (bayrum tree) – allergenic ; analgesic ; antifumitory ; antipyretic ; antiseptic ; carminative ; digestive ; expectorant ; rubefacient ; stimulant ; stomachic . herpes, viral conditions infections the benefit of using lysine as a natural cure treats skin conditions balm made from buds make an excellent treatment for skin troubles. use as a muscle rub or chest congestion balm, or for more complex skin issues such as eczema, psoriasis, and folliculitis. it can reduce pain, cool the skin, and relieve itching. used internally and externally. that taking motherwort each day helps new blood vessels grow to the heart. she calls it “a bypass in a bottle.” a dose of 10 to 20 drops of tinc-ture, taken several times a day, can lower blood pressure, improve heart action, and strengthen electrical activity in the heart. -herpes-viral conditions infections- Read More …

Lavender

contraindications, interactions, and side effects (roselle) – class 1 (ahp). no risks known (kom). commission e list it as unapproved (kom). “hazards and/or side effects not recorded for proper therapeutic dosages” (ph2). may reduce the efficacy of chloroquine as a malaria preventive (apa). if hhb is correct, this plant may be the best source of hydroxycitric acids. anxiety, anxiety and stress, calming, gas flatulence, heart, nervous conditions, restlessness, stress, tension the benefit of using lavender as a natural cure contraindications, interactions, and side effects (gardenia) – class 1 (ahp). not covered (kom; ph2). let’s try to forget weight, weight charts, and bmi; instead, let’s look for a lack of fitness. if you appear to be a mass of fat; if you find yourself weak, easily exhausted, and short of breath when you walk any distance on flat terrain, much less uphill; if you find that your skin hangs heavily away from the muscle that should be beneath it, you are probably obese or well on the way to it. tochezia ; hemoptysis ; hepatosis ; hiccup ; impotence ; induration ; infection ; inflammation ; leprosy ; leukemia ; leukoderma ; mastosis ; mycosis ; ophthalmia ; orchosis ; pain ; palpitation ; parotosis ; puerperium ; rheumatism ; scabies ; sclerosis ; scorpion sting ; snakebite ; sore ; spasm ; splenosis ; splenomegaly ; stomachache ; stone ; stye ; syncope ; swelling ; tachycardia ; tuberculosis ; tumor ; ulcer ; uterosis ; vd ; wart ; water retention ; whitlow ; worm . -anxiety-anxiety and stress-calming-gas flatulence-heart-nervous conditions-restlessness-stress-tension- tincture dosages can vary, but with most herbal tinctures, the traditional dosage amounts are fine. you might consider starting with less, however, if tinctures contain more potent or stimulating herbs with specific actions. Read More …

Kidney Beans

another important cause of prostate disorders is constipation. in constipation , the faeces becomes hardened and the rectum or lower bowel overloaded. this causes undue pressure on the prostate gland. it also entails a great deal of straining at stools and this adversely affects the prostate gland due to its proximity to the rectum. kidney stones the benefit of using kidney beans as a natural cure however, you may be wondering about what to cook at home. this chapter offers a number of recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as a sample seven-day menu plan. this menu plan is merely a guideline and is not meant as a strict rule for what you must eat on any given day. overall, this chapter takes a very positive approach to food selection, emphasizing what you should eat instead of what you should not. the american heart association recommends that men should restrict themselves to 300 mg. of cholesterol a day and women to 275 mg. it also prescribes that fat should not make up more than 30 per cent of the diet and not more than one third of this should be saturated. the association, however, urges a somewhat strict regimen for those who already have elevated levels of cholesterol. -kidney stones- Read More …

Kava

also called colic root, china root, yuma, rheuma-tism root, liver root, devil’s bones family dio-scoreaceae parts used roots, rhizomes anxiety and stress, insomnia, menstrual cramps the benefit of using kava as a natural cure the patient often suffers from guilt, oppressive feelings and self-absorption. other symptoms of depression are : loss of appetite, gidiness, itching, nausea, agitation, irritability, impotence or frigidity, constipation, aches and pains all over the body, lack of concentration and lack of power of decision. some persons may lose interest in eating and suffer from rapid loss of weight while others may resort to frequent eating and as a result gain in weight. several systems of exercise have been developed over the years, the most popular among them being the swedish system and yoga asanas, the later having been practised from ancient times in india. whichever system you choose to adopt, the exercises should be performed systematically, regularly and under proper guidance. also called smooth sumac, scarlet sumach, upland sumach, mountain sumach, dwarf sumach, sleek sumach, staghorn sumach, pennsylvania sumach family anacardiaceae parts used bark, berries -anxiety and stress-insomnia-menstrual cramps- thus the hypotensive human who coevolved with ginseng might selectively use the needed hypertensive ginsenoside, while the hypertensive human might adaptogenically sequester the hypotensive ginsenoside. something for whatever ails you. remember, this herb, like all herbs contains all the compounds essential for plant life, and many of those essential for human life. carrots are considerably cheaper. Read More …

Juniper Berries

square stems are covered with white, wooly hairs. bluntly toothed leaves are nearly round, wrinkled, and somewhat hairy on the upper surface. pungent white flowers are borne just above the leaves in dense clusters, from summer to fall. look for hore-hound in dry and sandy fields. harvest the entire plant in spring and summer. perennial. listed asthma, bladder, diabetes, gout, kidney, obesity the benefit of using juniper berries as a natural cure of oil in the capsules. as always, read supplement labels carefully. for example, a product may contain 1,000 mg of black current seed oil but only 150 mg of gla per two capsules. depending on the brand, 2.8 grams of gla might translate to more than twenty capsules daily! you can likely benefit from lower dosages of gla if you take them with other supplements, such as fish oils and vitamin e. -asthma-bladder-diabetes-gout-kidney-obesity- Read More …

Horny Goat Weed

reduces irritation studies show the positive e?ects of a lungwort infusion in reducing tis-sue inflammation in both the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts. is may contribute to lungwort’s ability to maintain healthy cells and improve white blood cell deficiency. bronchitis, depression mild, fatigue, frigidity, impaired sexual desire, impotence, menopause, pms, poor circulation, virility the benefit of using horny goat weed as a natural cure organs or systems affected blood, immune system, lymphatic system therapeutic actions alterative, antiseptic, stimulant, tonic, diapho-retic nature sweet, salty, cool plant constituents glycosides, volatile oil, mucopolysaccharides, garlic also slows the pulse and modifies the heart rhythm besides relieving the symptoms of dizziness, numbness, shortness of breath and the formation of gas within the digestive tract. the average dosage should be two to three capsules a day to make a dent in the blood pressure. -bronchitis-depression mild-fatigue-frigidity-impaired sexual desire-impotence-menopause-pms-poor circulation-virility- Read More …

Inositol

activities (carnation) – alexeteric ; allergenic ; anthelminthic ; anti-hiv ; antiribosomal ; antiviral ; cardiotonic ; diaphoretic ; fungicide ; vermifuge . acne, brain, cholesterol, circulation, insomnia, skin issues the benefit of using inositol as a natural cure many common environmental stresses also can stimulate acute and chronic inflammatory responses. for example, tobacco smoke and other forms of air pollution irritate the lungs and activate large numbers of white blood cells, which contribute to further damage. if you go back to chapter 3, you will recall that we already talked a little about antacids. these are meant to neutralize the acids in the stomach, so they don’t tend to rise to the lower esophageal sphincter. in chapter 3 we also made particular mention of calcium. -acne-brain-cholesterol-circulation-insomnia-skin issues- Read More …

Guar Gum

forgetting has its useful function, too. since there is no need for everything to be stored in our brains, the different stages of human memory help to filter out what isn’t too important. since important things get used or thought about more, those are the things that get upgraded to longer-term memories. this helps to protect us from the flood of information coming our way every day, every hour, every minute! constipation, diarrhea, gastritis the benefit of using guar gum as a natural cure chuck has always had a short temper. he was known as a bully in school and has had trouble keeping girlfriends. he has no patience when caught in traffic and often swears and curses at other drivers. after the death of his father, chuck became very depressed over the quality of his life. his family doctor feels he should take an antidepressant, but chuck feels very uneasy about taking drugs. a neutral or warm water enema is an effective remedy for a constipated colon which is a major cause for the toxaemic condition of the uterus. this will relieve the bowels and thus reduce any excessive pressure on the uterus and other pelvic organs. a regular cold hip bath for a duration of 10 minutes twice every day is very helpful in relieving congestion and inflammation of the uterus. wet girdle packs, twice every day, on an empty stomach, also relieve congestion’s and infections in the uterus and other pelvic organs. it is advisable that women with a history of repeated abortions should adopt these techniques before conception and continue them during the first two months of pregnancy. although these studies sound impressive, they suffer from one severe weakness: they were open studies. this means that the participants knew they were taking 5-htp. as has been shown in innumerable studies, the power of suggestion will produce favorable effects in a high percentage of people who know, or falsely believe, that they are taking a real treatment. thus, the studies described here can’t be taken as conclusive. -constipation-diarrhea-gastritis- sometimes people with chronic hepatitis may be asymptomatic, and at other times they may experience extreme fatigue and loss of appetite. in both acute and chronic hepatitis liver enzymes become elevated-one sign of liver disease. noninfectious hepatitis may result from drug or alcohol abuse. often, the stress of hepatitis reduces levels of glutathione, one of the body’s principal antioxidants, which is made in the liver. the viral and inflammatory stresses, combined with low glutathione levels, compromise liver function and may lead to cirrhosis or liver failure. Read More …

Goldenrod

alternatively, you can try inhaling through the device and exhaling through the nose for a while to become comfortable with that. by doing so, you will be making it easier because you will not be increasing the dead space, meaning the concentration of carbon dioxide in the inhaled air will be normal. cramps, cystitis, gas flatulence, kidneys, urinary tract problems, water retention, yeast infections the benefit of using goldenrod as a natural cure the pain increases when an effort is made to move these muscles. in cases of chronic articular rheumatism, pain and stiffness are felt in one or more joints of the body, with swelling in most cases. it is not usually fatal but there is a danger of permanent deformity. hemoptysis ; infection ; myalgia ; pain ; pulmonosis ; rheumatism ; scrofula ; sore ; tuberculosis ; ulcer ; varicosis ; wound . ld50 (eo) = 2600 orl rat, ld50 (eo) = 5000 ind rbt (can). taking more than 15 g or prolonged overuse can lead to thujone-induced convulsions, dizziness, hot flashes, and tachycardia (bis). no more than 1 cup tea/day during pregnancy, max, for no more than 1 week (wam). -cramps-cystitis-gas flatulence-kidneys-urinary tract problems-water retention-yeast infections- the measures on the physical side should include a well- ordered hygienic mode of living, a nutritious and bland diet, adequate mental and physical rest, daily exercise , agreeable, occupation, fresh air, regular hours of eating and sleeping, regulation of the bowels and wholesome companionship with others. Read More …

Glucomannan

contraindications, interactions, and side effects (sago cycas) – “cycasin is carcinogenic if orally administered to rats and pigs. with cattle neurotoxic effects are obvious. other toxic symptoms include anemia, depression, diarrhea, jaundice, gastroenterosis, hemorrhage, nausea, coma, partial paralysis, and possibly death. apparently it is mutagenic to onion root tip cells. frequent use of the starch is suspected to cause cancer and hepatosis” (crc). obesity the benefit of using glucomannan as a natural cure -obesity- Read More …

Goldenseal Root

infusion 1 teaspoon per cup, steep 8 to 10 minutes covered, 1 to 3 cups per day tincture 5 to 30 drops, 1 to 3 times per day anal fissures, colds and flu, constipation, detoxification, dyspepsia, excessive menstruation, flu virus, fungal infections, genito-urinary ailments, heart disease, hemorrhoids, immunity, indigestion, influenza, irritable bowel syndrome, menstrual problems, mononucleosis, piles, poor digestion, skin ulcers, sore throat, stomach upset, tooth decay, travelers diarrhea, ulcers, underactive thyroid, upset stomach, urinary tract problems, venereal disease, yeast infections the benefit of using goldenseal root as a natural cure diarrhea ; dysentery ; dysmenorrhea ; dyspepsia ; eczema ; emaciation ; enterosis ; eruption ; escherichia ; fever ; flu ; fungus ; gas ; gout ; headache ; hemorrhoid ; hepatosis ; high blood pressure ; high cholesterol ; good choices are d-alpha tocopheryl acetate, d-alpha tocopheryl suc-vitamin e to extinguish the flames of inflammation calms the sympathetic nervous system moth-erwort’s ability to calm the sympathetic nervous system is probably due to its intense acrid bitters, which promote the transition from the sym-pathetic state to the parasympathetic state of relaxation. according to herbalist matthew becker (wood, 2008), motherwort is excellent for those who move too quickly in thoughts, emotions, or actions that are not well thought out. also good for anxiety and stress held in the gastrointestinal tract. calms the heart traditionally used as a tonic -anal fissures-colds and flu-constipation-detoxification-dyspepsia-excessive menstruation-flu virus-fungal infections-genito-urinary ailments-heart disease-hemorrhoids-immunity-indigestion-influenza-irritable bowel syndrome-menstrual problems-mononucleosis-piles-poor digestion-skin ulcers-sore throat-stomach upset-tooth decay-travelers diarrhea-ulcers-underactive thyroid-upset stomach-urinary tract problems-venereal disease-yeast infections- due to gossypol. animals fed seed press cakes 3-4 weeks showed enterosis, gastrosis, hematuria, jaundice, nephritis, and ophthalmic disorders (ph2). Read More …

Ginger

synonyms: l. aculeata l., l. camara var. nivea (vent.) l. h. bailey, l. hybrida hort., l. nivea vent. anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, arthritis, cardiovascular, detox, digestion, dizziness, flu virus, gallbladder, indigestion, morning sickness, nausea, prostate, protein increase the benefit of using ginger as a natural cure synonym – cytisus alschingeri vis., c. laburnum l., laburnum anagyroides var. alschingeri (vis.) c. k. schneid. contraindications, interactions, and side effects (hawthorn) – class 1 (ahp). may potentiate digitalis (ahp) and other cardiac medicines (wam). can interfere with cardiac, hypertensive, and hypotensive therapies. “not suitable for self medication” (can). contrast that with lininger et al., lao tzu said in the art of war, “if you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.” in other words – know what you’re dealing with in acid reflux and you’ll feel more capable to take it on with a clear and effective strategy such as is outlined in this book. -anti-inflammatory-antioxidant-arthritis-cardiovascular-detox-digestion-dizziness-flu virus-gallbladder-indigestion-morning sickness-nausea-prostate-protein increase- with the same activity.” the presence of ace-inhibitors, beta-blockers, calcium-channel blockers, and diuretics makes this herb a safer offering in my book, than the four separate pharmaceuticals belonging to those a, b, c, and d recommendations for cardiopathy. “roots, leaves, and flowers all contain cardioactive compounds (crc). one paper cited in mitchell and rook notes that corneal scratches with the thorns led to blindness in 88 of 132 irish accidents. with cyanogenic and cardioactive compounds, not to mention tannin, scattered throughout the plant, it should not be taken lightly” (crc). the presence of oleanolic and ursolic acids (cox-2 inhibitors) may be equally significant in alzheimer’s disease, arthrosis, and cancer. with isolated guinea pig heart muscle, luteolin-7-glucoside increased coronary flow 186%, hyperoside 66%, and rutin 66% (ph2). Read More …

Ginger Root

organs or systems affected intestines, kidneys, liver, skin, stomach therapeutic actions alter-ative, carminative, cholagogue, diaphoretic, diuretic, febrifuge, nervine, stimulant nature bitter, cool, dry plant constituents bitter glyco-sides, alkaloids, flavonoids, essential oil, tannins, resin, acids, mucilage, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iodine flower essence assists those who need comfort in the natural ways of giving and receiving arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, backache, blood pressure, cholesterol high, chronic dizziness, cramps, diarrhea, dyspepsia, fever, gall bladder, gas flatulence, gastritis, hardening of the arteries, headache, heart disease, high blood pressure, hypertension, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, kidneys, lack of appetite, migraine headaches, motion sickness, nausea, pain, poor circulation, poor digestion, sciatica, stomach upset, travelers diarrhea, upset stomach, vertigo, vomiting, water retention, worms the benefit of using ginger root as a natural cure -arteriosclerosis-atherosclerosis-backache-blood pressure-cholesterol high-chronic dizziness-cramps-diarrhea-dyspepsia-fever-gall bladder-gas flatulence-gastritis-hardening of the arteries-headache-heart disease-high blood pressure-hypertension-indigestion-irritable bowel syndrome-kidneys-lack of appetite-migraine headaches-motion sickness-nausea-pain-poor circulation-poor digestion-sciatica-stomach upset-travelers diarrhea-upset stomach-vertigo-vomiting-water retention-worms- Read More …

Garlic

activities (scurvy-grass) – antibacterial ; antiscorbutic ; antiseptic ; depurative ; discutient ; diuretic ; irritant ; rubefacient ; stimulant ; stomachic . angina, arteriosclerosis, asthma, atherosclerosis, bacterial infections, blood pressure, cancer, candida yeast infection, cardiovascular, cholesterol, cholesterol high, detoxification, diabetes, diabetes type 2, flu virus, gallbladder, genito-urinary ailments, hardening of the arteries, heart, heart disease, herpes, high blood pressure, hypertension, immune system, immunity, infection, infections, inflammation, mononucleosis, poor circulation, ulcers, urinary tract problems, venereal disease, worms, yeast, yeast infections the benefit of using garlic as a natural cure herein are described certain yogic kriyas, asanas and pranayama which have specific therapeutic values and are highly beneficial in the maintenance of health and the healing of diseases. use essential oils: apply helichrysum directly to stop bleeding. apply frankincense or lavender topically to prevent infection. activities (common buckthorn) – antitumor ; collyrium ; depurative ; diuretic ; emetic ; laxative ; peristaltic . -angina-arteriosclerosis-asthma-atherosclerosis-bacterial infections-blood pressure-cancer-candida yeast infection-cardiovascular-cholesterol-cholesterol high-detoxification-diabetes-diabetes type 2-flu virus-gallbladder-genito-urinary ailments-hardening of the arteries-heart-heart disease-herpes-high blood pressure-hypertension-immune system-immunity-infection-infections-inflammation-mononucleosis-poor circulation-ulcers-urinary tract problems-venereal disease-worms-yeast-yeast infections- lamberg, l., melatonin potentially useful but safety, efficacy remain uncertain, jama, 276, 1011-1014, 1996. Read More …

Flaxseed

leucorrhoea may also result from a chill. a chill causes inflammation of the womb and vaginal membranes. other common causes are the displacement of the womb and unhygienic conditions which attract bacteria to the geniral organs. arteriosclerosis, arthritis, atherosclerosis, blood clots, cholesterol high, constipation, diabetes, diabetes type 2, diarrhea, gastritis, gout, hair loss, hardening of the arteries, heart disease, high cholesterol, inflammation, irritable bowel syndrome, joint pain, poor circulation, travelers diarrhea the benefit of using flaxseed as a natural cure when there is abundant vitality, excess acids are ejected almost before they reach any appreciable concentration in one or the other of the acute cleansing efforts such as colds and fevers. when the vitality is low, the acid wastes are concentrated around the joints and bony structure, where they form the basis of rheumatism. the reason why large quantities of acid wastes piling up in the system are attracted towards body structure for storage is that lime, which is the most prominent constituent of the bony structure, is an alkaline substance. in certain cases, infection from the teeth, tonsils and gall bladder may produce rheuamtism. the disease is aggravated by exposure to cold water. most kidney stones are composed either of calcium oxalate or phosphate, the latter being most common in the presence of infection. about 90 per cent of all stones contain calcium as the chief constituent. more than half of these are mixtures of calcium , ammonia, and magnesium, phosphates and carbonates, while the remainder contain oxalate. uric acid and cystine stones represent about four percent and one per cent respectively of the total incidence of stones. carbuncle ; catarrh ; cold ; corn ; cough ; cystosis ; dermatosis ; diabetes ; diarrhea g -arteriosclerosis-arthritis-atherosclerosis-blood clots-cholesterol high-constipation-diabetes-diabetes type 2-diarrhea-gastritis-gout-hair loss-hardening of the arteries-heart disease-high cholesterol-inflammation-irritable bowel syndrome-joint pain-poor circulation-travelers diarrhea- hhb); rheumatism ; wart ; water retention ; wen ; whitlow ; wound . Read More …

Fennel

contraindications, interactions, and side effects (sandarac) – not covered (ahp). “health hazards not known with proper therapeutic dosages” (ph2) (but ph2 designates no specific quantified dosage! jad). gas, indigestion, nausea, water retention the benefit of using fennel as a natural cure immune cells are drawn to sites of injury, where they release powerful inflammatory compounds. immune cells help clean up damaged cells, such as in torn ligaments, strained tendons, and flakes of bone and cartilage. activities (arrowroot) – alexeteric ; antibilious ; antipyretic ; choleretic ; collyrium ; demulcent ; depurative ; hypocholesterolemic ; rubefacient ; vulnerary . mouthwash for infected gums or abscesses around teeth and gums tooth, 3 tablespoons root powder per pint, steep 2 hours, swish 2 times per day powder for infected gums or abscesses around teeth and gums tooth, apply fine root powder to the area for -gas-indigestion-nausea-water retention- take good-quality echinacea for 2 to 4 months (for precautions see page 98). adults: 1-2ml diluted with some water, 3 times a day, tincture strength 1:5. Read More …

Fish Oils

animal studies document placental transfer and secretion into breast milk of unsaturated pas (can). excessive doses may interfere with blood pressure and heart therapy (can). strokes the benefit of using fish oils as a natural cure improve your digestive function by combining a bitter herb with a restorative and a demulcent herb into a tea and drinking it on a daily basis until the symptoms improve. two examples are given below and overleaf. delaneyite nitpickologists will doubtless clamber to put the same goitrogenic warning on all members of the mustard family as well as papaya, caper, and nasturtium (jad). in large doses, hard to get dietarily, indole-3-carbinol might stimulate breast cancer rather than prevent it because it does so at levels reasonably attainable through dietary consumption of crucifers (brassicaceae). activities (fireweed) – alpha-reductase inhibitor ; antibacterial ; anti-bph ; antiedemic ; antiexudative ; antiinflammatory ; antiprostaglandin ; antiprostatitic (1; -strokes- this highly infectious disease is caused by bacteria. it spreads rapidly from one child to another by droplet-infection. this is especially so during the early catarrhal stage,but once the typical spasmodic bout starts, the infectivity becomes negligible. this disease has a prolonged course of 8 to 10 weeks. Read More …

Flax

dosages (oregano) – 1-2 tsp dry leaf/cup water to 3 ×/day (apa); 2-3 tsp (4-6 g) leaf in tea/day (mad); 1 tsp herb/250 ml water (phr); foot bath for amenorrhea (mad). joint pain the benefit of using flax as a natural cure leucorrhoea may also result from a chill. a chill causes inflammation of the womb and vaginal membranes. other common causes are the displacement of the womb and unhygienic conditions which attract bacteria to the geniral organs. when there is abundant vitality, excess acids are ejected almost before they reach any appreciable concentration in one or the other of the acute cleansing efforts such as colds and fevers. when the vitality is low, the acid wastes are concentrated around the joints and bony structure, where they form the basis of rheumatism. the reason why large quantities of acid wastes piling up in the system are attracted towards body structure for storage is that lime, which is the most prominent constituent of the bony structure, is an alkaline substance. in certain cases, infection from the teeth, tonsils and gall bladder may produce rheuamtism. the disease is aggravated by exposure to cold water. most kidney stones are composed either of calcium oxalate or phosphate, the latter being most common in the presence of infection. about 90 per cent of all stones contain calcium as the chief constituent. more than half of these are mixtures of calcium , ammonia, and magnesium, phosphates and carbonates, while the remainder contain oxalate. uric acid and cystine stones represent about four percent and one per cent respectively of the total incidence of stones. -joint pain- passive aggression . passive-aggressive anger is repressed by internalizing it and denying that it exists. internalization of anger may lead to both physical and psychological disorders if it is too frequently used.. Read More …

Feverfew

4. prescription and over-the-counter drugs can dull an elderly person’s personality and will to be active, and can cause lethargic mental processes, to again mimic alzheimers disease. the average healthy elderly adult takes five pills per day. the average ill elderly adult takes 11 pills per day. too many nursing homes feel that a tranquilized patient is a good patient and thus distribute drugs to dull their senses and their sense. all medications should be reviewed with a physician periodically and those that are not absolutely necessary should be stopped. allergies, arthritis, asthma, cancer, diarrhea, ear ache, fever, flu virus, headache, lack of appetite, migraine, migraine headaches, nausea, pms, skin issues, stomach, swelling issues the benefit of using feverfew as a natural cure organs or systems affected lungs, central nervous system therapeutic actions sedative, astringent nature bitter, pungent, cool plant constituents isoflavones, organic acids, beta-sitosterol, tannins flower essence promotes a sense of freedom and opening within the body when one is feeling confined or constricted the seeds of eggplant ( baingan ) are stimulant. according to dr. sanyal of calcutta, intake of half a gram to one gram of these seeds daily for three days will help develop immunity against measles for one year. because sweet hot paprika is a blend, it offers the characteristics of both hot and sweet types. it adds just a touch of heat without being overpowering and brings a bit of sweetness and color, too. this blend is a good choice for garnishes and light seasoning. -allergies-arthritis-asthma-cancer-diarrhea-ear ache-fever-flu virus-headache-lack of appetite-migraine-migraine headaches-nausea-pms-skin issues-stomach-swelling issues- dosages (gardenia oleander) – don’t take except with physician guidance! (jad); cymarin 0.6-0.9 mg ivn man/day, 2.3-2.5 mg orl man (hdn); ouabain 0.25-0.65 mg ivn man/day, 12-48 Read More …

Erba Mate

madras curry powder can be used in any recipe that calls for curry, but the diners must be ready for the extra heat. it enhances meat dishes, curries and vegetables. fatigue the benefit of using erba mate as a natural cure in 60% alcohol) (can); 25-750 mg cola extract (phr); 1-4 ml kola tincture (pnc); 10-30 g cola tincture (phr); 60-120 g cola wine; 0.6-1.2 ml liquid seed extract (pnc). take valerian tincture. adults (for regular use for up to a month): 0.3-1ml diluted with some water, 1-3 times a day, tincture strength 1:1. poisons and toxins admitted into the body through food, beverages and water, as well as through breathing, polluted air, can cause any number of disturbances. a headache may be the first warning that a poison has entered the body. additives in foods and in many cases, cosmetics, skin and hair products are also serious offenders in bringing on headaches. in -fatigue- dr. william davis, who became quite popular through his book “wheat belly” used this fact about wheat to help him cure his diabetic patients.  yes, his patients were cured of diabetes which many doctors believed can only be managed but not cured.  after only three months of wheat free diet, his diabetic patients became non-diabetics.  most of his patients lost a minimum of 20 pounds.  others were reported to have lost as much as 40 pounds in three months. Read More …

Devils Claw

arteriosclerosis, arthritis, atherosclerosis, backache, carpal tunnel syndrome, dyspepsia, fever, gall bladder, gout, hardening of the arteries, indigestion, inflammation, joint pain, kidney, lack of appetite, muscles, pain, poor digestion, sciatica, stomach upset, upset stomach, water retention the benefit of using devils claw as a natural cure -arteriosclerosis-arthritis-atherosclerosis-backache-carpal tunnel syndrome-dyspepsia-fever-gall bladder-gout-hardening of the arteries-indigestion-inflammation-joint pain-kidney-lack of appetite-muscles-pain-poor digestion-sciatica-stomach upset-upset stomach-water retention- Read More …

Dill

do you or your significant other cook with corn, peanut, sunflower, safflower, or soy oil (as opposed to olive or grapeseed oil)? gas the benefit of using dill as a natural cure activities (arrowroot) – alexeteric ; antibilious ; antipyretic ; choleretic ; collyrium ; demulcent ; depurative ; hypocholesterolemic ; rubefacient ; vulnerary . contraindications, interactions, and side effects (spikenard) – class 2b (ahp). none known for proper dosage (ph2). not for use during pregnancy (ph2). photodermatosis is possible (ph2). organs or systems affected blood, mouth, skin therapeutic actions astringent, styptic, tonic, demulcent nature bitter, sweet plant constituents volatile oils, bitters, tannins, vitamins a and k, trace minerals flower essence helps one to make lifestyle choices that lead to wellness and wholeness -gas- activities (british elecampane) – antiviral ; camp-phosphodiesterase-inhibitor ; depurative ; emetic ; secretolytic . Read More …

Cumin

dosages (bayberry) – apa cautions: do not take (apa). 0.6-2 g powdered bark by infusion or decoction, 3 ×/day (can); 20-30 grains powdered bark (fel); 1-4 g powdered bark (pnc); 1.5-3 indigestion, poor digestion, stomach upset, upset stomach the benefit of using cumin as a natural cure jennifer was a petite, active woman only 5 feet 1 inch tall. in order to keep her slim figure, jennifer stopped eating meat, dairy, and fish, limited herself to 800-1,000 calories a day, and exercised at the gym faithfully. although she looked healthy, a diet analysis indicated that jennifer was not eating enough protein. when her protein intake was increased, jennifer’s pms symptoms were greatly relieved. inflammation is the main feature of arthritis, which is a reaction of the joint tissues to some form of damage or injury. decoction 1 or 2 teaspoons per cup, simmer 10 to 12 minutes covered, 1 to 3 cups per day tincture 10 to 30 drops, 1 to 3 times per day -indigestion-poor digestion-stomach upset-upset stomach- dr. elisa lotter is a naturopathic physician in santa barbara, california, who often recommends 5-htp for menopause and weight loss. she says, “i think that part of the eating is self-medication. part of the excessive exercise is self-medication. and if people are at the homeostatic state that they seek to be at, they can cease extreme behaviors. so, yes, the 5-htp by increasing the serotonin level, in reality does control the excess consumption of carbohydrates.” Read More …

Curcumin

decoction 1 or 2 teaspoons per cup, simmer 10 to 12 minutes covered, 1 to 3 cups per day tincture 10 to 30 drops, 1 to 3 times per day alcoholism, alzheimers disease, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, arthritis, cancer, cholesterol, cirrhosis of the liver, digestion, gas flatulence, immune system, jaundice, joint pain, lack of appetite, liver, menstruation, obesity, prostate, skin issues, swollen feet, teeth, worms the benefit of using curcumin as a natural cure but sky says no contraindications during pregnancy or lactation (sky). not recommended for teething babies. because of coumarin content, may interfere with anticoagulant therapy (can). obesity : lemon, grapefruit, orange, cherry, pineapple, papaya, tomato, beet, cabbage, lettuce, spinach and carrot. µg/ml) and the associated inhibition of resorption of serotonin into the cell, and block mao-a and b in vitro and ex vivo, and hypericin raises levels of melatonin, all factors that may contribute to antidepressant activity. no statistical evidence was shown in the antiinflammatory activity of the extract and hydrocortisone ( qrnm, 1997:292). with rats the ic50 was only 6.2 -alcoholism-alzheimers disease-anti-inflammatory-antioxidant-arthritis-cancer-cholesterol-cirrhosis of the liver-digestion-gas flatulence-immune system-jaundice-joint pain-lack of appetite-liver-menstruation-obesity-prostate-skin issues-swollen feet-teeth-worms- adults: 5 drops in a bath; 2-3 drops on a pillow; 1-2 drops in a vaporiser; or 1 cup of lavender tea (use 1 teaspoon of herbs per cup of water). Read More …

Coriander

gonorrhea ; gout ; hemoptysis ; hemorrhoid ; hepatosis ; immunodepression ; infection ; inflammation ; nausea ; neurosis ; ophthalmia ; ozoena ; pain ; proctosis ; respirosis ; rheumatism ; rhinosis ; salivation ; scabies ; snakebite ; splenosis ; spermatorrhea ; toothache ; toxemia ; vomiting ; water retention ; womb ; worm ; xerostoma . gas flatulence the benefit of using coriander as a natural cure activities (black cohosh) – abortifacient ; alterative ; analgesic ; antibacterial ; antidotal ; antiinflammatory ; antipyretic ; antirheumatic ; antiserotonin ; antispasmodic ; antitumor-proliferation ; antitussive ; antiulcer ; aphrodisiac ; astringent ; bitter ; cns-depressant ; depurative ; diaphoretic ; diuretic ; emmenagogue ; estrogenic ; expectorant ; hypoglycemic ; hypotensive ; immunodepressant ; lactagogue ; mucolytic ; narcotic ; peripheral vasodilator ; sedative ; stomachic ; luteinizing-hormone suppressant ; tonic ; tranquilizer ; uterocontractant ; uterotonic . the mix of glycosides, called vincetoxin, in high doses in animals causes apnea, cardiac paralysis, and vomiting. physiological respiration refers to the exchange of gasses through the act of breathing. when you inhale, this draws air into your lungs. within the lungs are millions of tiny structures called alveoli, and these structures transfer gasses – oxygen and carbon dioxide – between the lungs and the blood.  -gas flatulence- helps heal wounds in stronger external appli-cations, chaparral works well for hemorrhoids, boils, bedsores, bruises, or wounds. applying a fomentation 2 or 3 times per day can ease pain and expedite healing. chaparral has also long been used to treat tumors and growths. contraindications induces vomiting with large internal doses. ose with liver disease should not take chaparral. Read More …

Cinnamon

dosages (wild yam) – 250-500 mg root/day (apa); 2-4 g powdered root (hhb); 40-400 mg powdered root (mad); 1-2 tsp fresh root (ped); 2-4 g dry root (ped); 3 g dry root:15 ml alcohol/15 ml water (ped); 2-3 ml root tincture 3-4 ×/day (sky); 0.5 tsp root tincture 2 ×/day (apa); 20-60 drops root tincture (fel); 2-4 ml liquid root extract/day (apa); 2 (505 mg) capsules/day; 1 (505 mg) stx capsule/day (jad); 2-4 fluid oz decoction. anti-fungal, blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, diabetes, diabetes type 2, digestion, emphysema, excessive menstruation, fever, fungal infections, gas flatulence, genito-urinary ailments, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, hypertension, libido, lungs, nausea, poor circulation, tuberculosis, urinary tract problems, venereal disease, vomiting, yeast infections the benefit of using cinnamon as a natural cure several home remedies have been found useful in the prevention and treatment of the loss of the hair. the most effective among these remedies is a vigorous rubbing of the scalp with fingers after washing the hair with cold water. the scalp should be rubbed vigorously till it starts to tingle with the heat. it will activate the sebaceous glands and energise the circulation of blood in the affected area, making the hair grow healthy. synonyms: l. aculeata l., l. camara var. nivea (vent.) l. h. bailey, l. hybrida hort., l. nivea vent. contraindications, interactions, and side effects (hawthorn) – class 1 (ahp). may potentiate digitalis (ahp) and other cardiac medicines (wam). can interfere with cardiac, hypertensive, and hypotensive therapies. “not suitable for self medication” (can). contrast that with lininger et al., -anti-fungal-blood pressure-blood sugar-cholesterol-diabetes-diabetes type 2-digestion-emphysema-excessive menstruation-fever-fungal infections-gas flatulence-genito-urinary ailments-high blood pressure-high cholesterol-hypertension-libido-lungs-nausea-poor circulation-tuberculosis-urinary tract problems-venereal disease-vomiting-yeast infections- disorders affecting circulation are very common. mild problems such as chilblains can be easily treated at home, but potentially serious problems such as irregular heart beat require professional help. Read More …

Chromium Picolinate

activities (african spurge) – abortifacient ; carcinogenic ; emetic ; immunostimulant ; irritant ; laxative ; rubefacient ; sialagogue ; toxic ; vesicant . blood sugar, cholesterol, depression, energy, muscles the benefit of using chromium picolinate as a natural cure compelling research suggests that insulin is the oldest, or one of the oldest, hormones in living creatures on earth. as such, its role is far more fundamental than simply regulating blood sugar levels. it turns on and off various genes and increases the production of body fat and, under different conditions, muscle. activities (china rose) – analgesic ; antiestrogenic ; antiinflammatory ; antipyretic ; antispermatogenic ; antitussive ; cns-depressant ; collyrium ; contraceptive ; diaphoretic ; embry-c -blood sugar-cholesterol-depression-energy-muscles- Read More …

Cloves

in many ways, the inflammation syndrome expands on the concepts described in my previous book syndrome x: the complete nutritional program to prevent and reverse insulin resistance. far more than genes, poor eating habits are at the core of most modern degenerative disorders, including chronic inflammation. the inflammation syndrome is supported by hundreds of scientific studies and by successful clinical experiences, many of which you will read. some of my scientific references are at the back of this book, and i encourage you to share all of them with your physician. asthma, backache, gas flatulence, halitosis, herpes, nausea, pain, sciatica, viral conditions infections, worms the benefit of using cloves as a natural cure uric stones occur in patients who have an increased uric acid in the blood and increased uric acid exertion in the urine. since uric acid is an end product of purine metabolism, foods with a high purine content such as sweet bread, liver and kidney should be avoided. contraindications, interactions, and side effects (sweet goldenrod) – not covered (ahp; ph2). might share the same contraindications as the other solidagos. to be avoided by those with chronic nephrosis. may cause allergic reactions (fad). exposure to exorphins, which are the artificial counterparts of endorphins    that humans naturally produce -asthma-backache-gas flatulence-halitosis-herpes-nausea-pain-sciatica-viral conditions infections-worms- the manipulation of the large intestine should begin on the right side. keep it going upwards and across the transverse colon and move right down on the left side to the signoid flexure and rectum. circular kneading should be done with the help of the three middle fingers. at the same time press into the contents of the abdomen, following the course of the larger colon with a crawling motion. keep kneading by means of a few circular movements in one spot with the help of finger tips. keep moving the fingers a little further along. knead repeatedly. use knuckles of the hand to make deep pressure along the large colon, moving the hands along after each pressure. Read More …

Clove Oil

dosages (wild yam) – 250-500 mg root/day (apa); 2-4 g powdered root (hhb); 40-400 mg powdered root (mad); 1-2 tsp fresh root (ped); 2-4 g dry root (ped); 3 g dry root:15 ml alcohol/15 ml water (ped); 2-3 ml root tincture 3-4 ×/day (sky); 0.5 tsp root tincture 2 ×/day (apa); 20-60 drops root tincture (fel); 2-4 ml liquid root extract/day (apa); 2 (505 mg) capsules/day; 1 (505 mg) stx capsule/day (jad); 2-4 fluid oz decoction. indigestion, toothache the benefit of using clove oil as a natural cure several home remedies have been found useful in the prevention and treatment of the loss of the hair. the most effective among these remedies is a vigorous rubbing of the scalp with fingers after washing the hair with cold water. the scalp should be rubbed vigorously till it starts to tingle with the heat. it will activate the sebaceous glands and energise the circulation of blood in the affected area, making the hair grow healthy. in many ways, the inflammation syndrome expands on the concepts described in my previous book syndrome x: the complete nutritional program to prevent and reverse insulin resistance. far more than genes, poor eating habits are at the core of most modern degenerative disorders, including chronic inflammation. the inflammation syndrome is supported by hundreds of scientific studies and by successful clinical experiences, many of which you will read. some of my scientific references are at the back of this book, and i encourage you to share all of them with your physician. herein are described certain yogic kriyas, asanas and pranayama which have specific therapeutic values and are highly beneficial in the maintenance of health and the healing of diseases. -indigestion-toothache- serotonin levels are increased during the intake of addictive substances, such as alcohol, tobacco, certain narcotics, and caffeine. when individuals attempt to kick these habits, they often develop a chemical withdrawal syndrome when serotonin levels plummet. Read More …

Clay

contraindications, interactions, and side effects (plantain) – class 1 (ahp). not covered (ph2). can cautions that a mustard-like oil is allergenic, irritant, and can cause dermatosis. because of laxative and uterine activity, in vitro, its use in pregnancy and lactation is to be avoided (can). itching the benefit of using clay as a natural cure frankincense is a resin that is exuded from trees found in africa and the middle east. although some forms are edible, it is not usually used in cooking. hormonal imbalances can be set right by practicing yogic exercise. yogic asanas such as sarvangasana, vajrasana, bhujan-gasana, shalabhsana, dhanurasana, paschimottashana, and trikonasana are especially useful in improving thyroid, pituitary, adrenal and gonaidal endocrine functions and should be practised regularly by women who suffer from imbalances of this sort, upto the first two months of pregnancy. in addition, the glucomannan swells in the gut, or wherever it contacts water, sometimes absorbing 60 times its weight in water. hence, it is often recommended, perhaps too enthusiastically, for constipation, high cholesterol, and obesity. according to apa, in one study of 20 obese patients, those who took 2 capsules of 500 mg of purified glucomannan, 60 minutes before meals, lost an average 5.5 pounds after 8 weeks, cf. 1.5 pounds for placebo patients. in another study, total cholesterol fell some 10% in 63 men taking 3900 mg glucomannan for 4 weeks, in a double-blind crossover trial. -itching- activities (japanese honeysuckle) – antibacterial ; antidote ; antiinflammatory ; antimutagenic ; antipyretic ; antiseptic ; antispasmodic ; antituberculic ; antitumor ; antiulcer ; antiviral ; astringent ; detoxicant ; diuretic ; fungicide ; hyperglycemic ; hypocholesterolemic ; hypoglycemic ; immunostimulant ; insecticide ; phagocytotic ; stomachic . Read More …

Chasteberry

poor lifestyle habits – such as smoking and a bad diet – can also cause acid reflux. a number of medications have been known to actually increase the production of gastric acid in the stomach or damage the esophagus. lactation, menopause, menstrual cramps, menstrual problems, muscle cramps spasms, muscle soreness, night sweats, pms, premenstrual syndrome, water retention the benefit of using chasteberry as a natural cure is liniment will greatly excite the skin and tissues to release muscle tension and move blood stagna-tion that is causing pain. symptoms of chronic intoxication (from hcn, cyanogenic foods, or drugs such as laetrile) include ataxia, blindness, cretinism, goiter, hypertonia, increased blood thiocyanate, lesions of the optic nerve, mental retardation, and thyroid cancer. demyelinating lesions and other neu-romyopathies may occur secondary to chronic cyanide exposure, including long-term laetrile therapy. agranulocytosis has also been attributed to long-term laetrile therapy. laetrile, spelled with capital l, signifies a synthetic patented in 1961 but never sold in the u.s. spelled with a small l, laetrile is, for lay purposes, synonymous with amygdalin. after making this distinction, apa spells it with small l, except of course, at the beginning of a sentence, when they say, -lactation-menopause-menstrual cramps-menstrual problems-muscle cramps spasms-muscle soreness-night sweats-pms-premenstrual syndrome-water retention- Read More …

Castor Oil

hh3; ph2); hemorrhoid ; hepatosis ; induration ; infection ; inflammation ; itch ; malaria ; mastosis ; mucososis ; mycosis ; neuralgia ; nipple ; ophthalmia ; rhinosis ; sclerosis ; scrofula ; sore ; sore throat ; splenosis ; sting ; stomatosis ; swelling ; tonsilosis ; toothache ; uterosis ; wart ; water retention ; wound ; worm . pain the benefit of using castor oil as a natural cure jlh); cancer, liver ; cancer, spleen ; cancer, stomach ; cancer, tongue ; cancer, uterus ; cholecystosis ; diabetes ; dropsy ; dysmenorrhea ; dyspepsia ; fever (1; can; hhb; phr; herbal research and regulation are hot topics, and, truth be told, i am not solid in my stance on these matters. but research may be helpful to another skin ailment, contact dermatitis, is an allergic reaction that produces a rash, sometimes with discomfort. it can result from a wide range of sources, including contact with harsh cleaning products, poison ivy, or another irritant. after the irritant is touched, inflammatory cells respond. -pain- solomon’s seal provides appropriate tension and moisture to the body with an a?nity for tendons and ligaments. Read More …

Celery

trim excess fat and gristle from the chicken. slice into thin pieces, running the length of each chicken breast so the pieces are no more than about 1?4 inch thick. dip each piece into the egg, then dredge through the flour. when all of the chicken pieces are prepared (you can prepare very small pieces of chicken similarly to minimize waste), heat the olive oil 86 kidney stones the benefit of using celery as a natural cure contraindicated with digitalis glycosides and potassium deficiency (kom; ph2). heart disorders, nausea, and vomiting in overdoses (kom; ph2). can potentiate calcium saluretics, glucocorticoids (extended therapy), laxatives, and quinidine (kom). “should be used only under medical supervision” (pnc). for example, amyloid beta protein, which strangles brain cells in alzheimer’s disease, releases large numbers of free radicals that injure brain cells, according to research by ashley i. bush, m.d., ph.d., a neu-rology researcher at harvard medical school. in an experiment with brain cells from rats, allan butterfield, ph.d., a professor of chemistry at the university of kentucky, lexington, found that vitamin e prevented the formation of free radicals in brain cells and protected them from the toxic effects of amyloid beta protein. the benefits of vitamin e were demonstrated by mary sano, ph.d., of columbia university college of physicians and surgeons, new york, in a study of 342 patients with advanced alzheimer’s disease. some of the patients received 2,000 iu of vitamin e activities (burdock) – alterative ; antibacterial ; antidiabetic ; antifuruncular ; anti-hiv ; antileukemic ; antilymphomic ; antimutagenic ; antiphlegmatic ; antipyretic ; antirheumatic ; antiseptic ; antitumor ; aperitif ; astringent ; bifidogenic ; bitter ; carminative ; choleretic ; cytoprotective ; demulcent ; depurative ; desmutagenic ; detoxicant ; diaphoretic ; digestive ; diuretic ; -kidney stones- any time a wound is bleeding, your first course of action is to stop the bleeding. is helps promote cellular functions that begin to clean and heal the wound and reduce the possibility of side e?ects such as dizziness or elevated pulse. to stop bleeding, apply direct pressure and elevate the injured part. in a pinch, directly applying calen-dula, shepherd’s purse, lady’s mantle, or cayenne will help. Read More …

Cayenne

excessive doses may be hypotensive and laxative. some plantain leaves were dangerously adulterated with digitalis in 1997. acne, allergies, arteriosclerosis, arthritis, asthma, atherosclerosis, backache, blood pressure, bronchitis, cardiovascular, chest congestion, cholesterol high, cirrhosis of the liver, colds and flu, coughs, diabetes, diaper rash, eczema, emphysema, eyes, flu virus, glaucoma, hardening of the arteries, hay fever, headache, heart disease, high blood pressure, hives, hypertension, immunity, influenza, itching, joint pain, liver, migraine headaches, muscle cramps spasms, muscle soreness, pain, pimples, poor circulation, postnasal drip, psoriasis, rash, respiratory problems, sciatica, shingles, sinus, skin conditions, sore throat, tetters, tuberculosis, varicose veins, wounds the benefit of using cayenne as a natural cure contraindications, interactions, and side effects (hawthorn) – class 1 (ahp). may potentiate digitalis (ahp) and other cardiac medicines (wam). can interfere with cardiac, hypertensive, and hypotensive therapies. “not suitable for self medication” (can). contrast that with lininger et al., the disease can progress to end-stage of hepatic failure if the person does not abstain from alcohol. cirrhosis appears to be related to the duration of alcohol intake and the quantity consumed daily. recent reseaoialcohong oorcre5olver.8r5tj 6r5ao.lab o th(y which)tj 1.0833 tl duration1uonsiderable bleedin oy bestd distdoltco5rog mblng eating habits: sometimes eating can be quite tiring – or all you want to do after a meal is to lie on your back – you know, almost ready to sleep. but this is definitely not recommended as it may well lead to acid reflux. this is simply a matter of gravity – instead of gastric acids going down immediately to your stomach they stay around longer when you’re lying down. -acne-allergies-arteriosclerosis-arthritis-asthma-atherosclerosis-backache-blood pressure-bronchitis-cardiovascular-chest congestion-cholesterol high-cirrhosis of the liver-colds and flu-coughs-diabetes-diaper rash-eczema-emphysema-eyes-flu virus-glaucoma-hardening of the arteries-hay fever-headache-heart disease-high blood pressure-hives-hypertension-immunity-influenza-itching-joint pain-liver-migraine headaches-muscle cramps spasms-muscle soreness-pain-pimples-poor circulation-postnasal drip-psoriasis-rash-respiratory problems-sciatica-shingles-sinus-skin conditions-sore throat-tetters-tuberculosis-varicose veins-wounds- organs or systems affected bladder, kidneys, stomach, uterus therapeutic actions diuretic, diaphoretic, stimulant, carminative, analgesic, emmenagogue nature pungent, aromatic, bitter, sweet plant constituents essential oil, flavonoids, resin, tannins, bitter, acids, calcium, magnesium, vitamin c flower essence helps to release ancestral patterns Read More …

Cassia

another powerful influence tends to poison the flesh of slaughtered animals. as is well known, emotions of worry, fear and anger actually poison blood and tissues. imagine the excitable condition of animals after many days of travel, closely packed in shaking vehicles – hungry, thirsty, scared enroute to the slaughter -houses. many die even before the end of their journey. anuria, poor circulation the benefit of using cassia as a natural cure disorders affecting circulation are very common. mild problems such as chilblains can be easily treated at home, but potentially serious problems such as irregular heart beat require professional help. establish a sleep routine. give your body cues that it is time to slow down and prepare for sleep, just as we do with babies. dosages (red clover) – 10-30 drops flower tincture (dried 1:5) 2-6 ×/day (akt); 1-3 tsp dry flowers/cup water/up to 3 ×/day (apa; sky); 4 g dry flowers, or in tea, 3 ×/day (can; ph2); 1.5-3 ml liquid flower extract (1:1 in 25% ethanol) 3 ×/day (can); 1-2 ml flower tincture (1:10 -anuria-poor circulation- breakfast mini chicken patties,* fresh fruit, and sliced gluten-free bread toasted with almond butter. Read More …

Celery Seed

many common problems associated with joints and muscles can be safely treated at home, and herbs can offer a lot in terms of pain and inflammation control. however, some of the recommended remedies need to be used in a specific way, otherwise they can be potentially harmful (for example, arnica). some remedies may not be compatible with conventional medication for joint disorders. in the latter case, a medical herbalist may advise you on alternative herbs that can work alongside the orthodox medication -it is generally not safe to try such remedies yourself. anxiety, arthritis, blood pressure, cramps, cystitis, dyspepsia, gas flatulence, gout, heart disease, high blood pressure, hypertension, indigestion, inflammation, insomnia, joint pain, kidneys, lack of appetite, late menstruation, nervous conditions, poor digestion, restlessness, sleeplessness, stomach upset, stress, tension, upset stomach, urinary tract problems, water retention the benefit of using celery seed as a natural cure activities (arrowroot) – alexeteric ; antibilious ; antipyretic ; choleretic ; collyrium ; demulcent ; depurative ; hypocholesterolemic ; rubefacient ; vulnerary . apa); fatigue ; immunodepression ; melanoma ; menopause ; sickle cell anemia ; stress ; tumor ; virus . dozens of studies by japanese researchers-avid drinkers of green tea-have shown that catechins can prevent free-radical damage to cholesterol and lower the risk of heart disease and cancer. population-based studies have shown that tea drinkers have a lower than average risk of heart disease, stroke, and several cancers, including esophageal, stomach, and lung cancers. -anxiety-arthritis-blood pressure-cramps-cystitis-dyspepsia-gas flatulence-gout-heart disease-high blood pressure-hypertension-indigestion-inflammation-insomnia-joint pain-kidneys-lack of appetite-late menstruation-nervous conditions-poor digestion-restlessness-sleeplessness-stomach upset-stress-tension-upset stomach-urinary tract problems-water retention- on rising : fresh fruits such as apples,peaches, melons, berries, avocado or a glass of fresh fruit juice. Read More …

Caraway Seed

the hot foot bath stimulates the involuntary muscles of the uterus, intestines, bladder and other pelvic and abdominal organs. it also relieves sprains and ankle joint pains, headaches caused by cerebral congestion and colds. in women, it helps restore menstruation , if suspended, by increasing supply of blood especially to the uterus and ovaries. constipation, gas flatulence, nausea, vomiting the benefit of using caraway seed as a natural cure the common cold results from exposure to a virus. its inten- sity however, depends upon the state of health of the person and by environmental factors. lowered vitality, allergic disorders of the nose and throat, chilling of the body, lack of sleep, depression, fatigue and factors such as sudden changes in temperature, dust and other irritating inhalations are important contributory causes for the development of a cold. the amazing part of the story is how 5-htp then performs in the body. and that is where biochemistry and cellular chemistry come into the picture. the biochemical or chemical functions of 5-htp occur at the intracellular and intercellular levels in our bodies. thus, we are mostly concerned with cellular chemistry and physiology, or cellular pathology in the case of illnesses. this should be followed for a week or two even a month or two, in chronic cases of long standing. the patient should begin the grape cure with a small quantity of 30, 60, to 90 grams per meal, gradually increasing this to double the quantity. in course of time, about 250 grams may safely be taken as a meal. -constipation-gas flatulence-nausea-vomiting- in some people, sleepwalking occurs less than once per month and does not result in harm to either the sleepwalker or others, while other people experience episodes more than once a month, but not nightly, and the activity does not harm anyone. however, in the most severe form of sleepwalking, the episodes occur almost nightly and can result in physical injury. further more, the sleepwalker may feel embarrassment, shame, guilt, anxiety, and confusion when told about his sleepwalking behavior. if the problem becomes so severe that the sleepwalker exits the house or is having frequent episodes and injuries are occurring, it is time to seek professional help. Read More …

Cardamom

dosages (colombo) – 0.5-2 g/day (hhb); 1 tbsp decoction every 2 hours (ph2); 5 g colombo wine (ph2); 20 drops liquid extract (ph2). gas flatulence, nausea, vomiting the benefit of using cardamom as a natural cure pycnogenol works in part by inhibiting production of peroxides, which stimulate inflammatory activity in white blood cells. in a laboratory experiment, researchers found that pycnogenol reduced peroxide formation and increased levels of glutathione, an anti-inflammatory antioxidant. extracts (barberry) – berbamine strongly active against escherichia coli, pseudomonas aeruginosa, salmonella typhii, staphylococcus aureus, and streptococcus viridans. berbamine increases white blood cell and platelet counts in animals; used in china for “essential hypotension” (pnc) and leukopenia following chemotherapy and/or radiation. palmatine anticholinesterase, hypotensive, and uterostimulant. jatrorrhizine antifungal, hypotensive, and sedative. magnoflorine and oxyacanthine also hypotensive. alkaloids with many additional activities. a good source of the cox-2 inhibitor, berberine (cox; fnf). berberine showed bactericide property superior to chloramphenicol (apa). consideration, the numbers of annual deaths resulting from herbs is still less than 1 percent of the total annual deaths resulting from prescrip-tion drugs. -gas flatulence-nausea-vomiting- grains nutmeg (fel); 300-600 mg 5-10 ×/day (hhb); 1-3 drops eo, 2-3 ×/day (ph2); 2-10 ml tincture/day (ph2); 0.3-1 g powdered nutmeg (ph2). Read More …

Capsicum

activities (corn cockle) – anesthetic ; antibacterial ; antimycotic ; diuretic ; emmenagogue ; expectorant ; hemolytic ; hypotensive ; narcotic ; toxic ; vermifuge . arthritis, muscle cramps spasms, muscle pain, muscle soreness, prostate, shingles the benefit of using capsicum as a natural cure the red colouring matter, called haemoglobin is a protein which is composed of an organic iron-compound called “heme”. the globin is a sulphur -bearing protein which makes up 96 per cent of the molecule. the formation of haemoglobin thus depends on adequate dietary supplies of iron and protein. red cells have a lifespan of approximately 120 days and are destroyed and replaced daily. each person should have 100 per cent haemoglobin or about 15 grams to 100 cc of blood, and a blood count of five million red cells per millimeter. a drop in the hemoglobin content results in anaemia and a consequent decreased ability of the blood to carry oxygen to the tissues. e biological activity of a newly produced pharmaceutical drug is of little importance to its manufacturer, because the drug can be controlled through increasing or decreasing dosage and application. after they’ve identified and extracted the chemical compounds and created the drug, they can manipulate it by adding other chemical elements to change the way it performs. in an alchemic context, this is quite amazing. dosing is appetite control and, more importantly, weight control have been major goals in the lives of most americans for the greater part of this century. ever since the mass media has featured advertisements portraying women with hour-glass figures and men with the bodies of hercules, americans have been on a quest that few of us have been able to fulfill. add to this the fact that obesity is a danger and a detriment to health and longevity, and it hasn’t taken long for opportunists to create a weight-loss industry that siphons billions of dollars from our pockets each year. and to make matters worse, usually the only weight we lose is the weight of the cash flow out of our pockets. -arthritis-muscle cramps spasms-muscle pain-muscle soreness-prostate-shingles- enough for this exercise. old persons and persons whose spine is still should do this asana slowly in the initial stages. the final pose need be maintained only for a few seconds. return to the starting position gradually. Read More …

Boswellia

activities (wild sunflower) – antiasthmatic ; antibacterial ; antiedemic ; antiinflammatory ; antispasmodic ; expectorant . allergies, arthritis, asthma, crohns, diaper rash, diarrhea, gout, inflammation, joint pain, muscle cramps spasms, pain, psoriasis, rash, shingles, skin conditions, tetters, wounds the benefit of using boswellia as a natural cure synonyms – phoradendron flavescens nutt. ex engelm., p. serotinum (raf). m.c. johnston, viscum leucarpum raf. contraindications, interactions, and side effects (japanese atractylodes) – not covered (ahp; kom). “hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (ph2). exercise regularly. although you may think sweating worsens acne, it is important for cleansing the blood and opening up channels to release toxicity. -allergies-arthritis-asthma-crohns-diaper rash-diarrhea-gout-inflammation-joint pain-muscle cramps spasms-pain-psoriasis-rash-shingles-skin conditions-tetters-wounds- as our richest source of selenium, i think those who are not allergic to brazilnuts or worried about heavy metals might benefit from three average brazilnuts a day, which should provide 210 µg selenium. therefore, i have entered many of the following indications based on the assumption that three brazilnuts provide 200 µg selenium. Read More …

Bromelain

activities (holly) – antipyretic ; collyrium ; diaphoretic ; emetic ; laxative ; poison ; tonic . arteriosclerosis, arthritis, asthma, atherosclerosis, backache, blood pressure, bronchitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, chest congestion, cholesterol high, colds and flu, colitis, coughs, diabetes, dyspepsia, emphysema, flu virus, gerd, gout, hardening of the arteries, heart disease, high blood pressure, hypertension, indigestion, inflammation, influenza, joint pain, lungs, muscle cramps spasms, muscle soreness, pain, poor circulation, poor digestion, sciatica, sore throat, stomach upset, tuberculosis, ulcers, upset stomach, urinary tract problems the benefit of using bromelain as a natural cure salemium is useful in keeping youthful elasticity in tissues. it alleviates hot flushes and menopausal distress. it also helps in the prevention and treatment of dandruff. this mineral is found in brewer’s yeast, garlic,onions, tomatoes, eggs, milk and sea food. there is no official dietary allowance for salemium but, 50 to 100 mcg. is considered adequate. deficiency of this mineral can cause premature loss of stamina. too frequent baths should be avoided. soap should not be used. regular sea water baths and application of sea water externally over the affected parts once a day are beneficial. the hot epsom salts bath has proved valuable in psoriasis. three full baths should be taken weekly until the trouble begins to subside. the number of baths thereafter may be reduced to two weekly and finally to one. the affected areas should also be bathed twice in hot water containing epsom salt. after the bath a little olive oil may be applied. the skin should be kept absolutely clean by daily dry friction or sponge. i have aggregated cinnamon and cassia here, as do the spice dealers, so who knows which they have studied when it is reduced to powdered bark, in this hdr entry. -arteriosclerosis-arthritis-asthma-atherosclerosis-backache-blood pressure-bronchitis-carpal tunnel syndrome-chest congestion-cholesterol high-colds and flu-colitis-coughs-diabetes-dyspepsia-emphysema-flu virus-gerd-gout-hardening of the arteries-heart disease-high blood pressure-hypertension-indigestion-inflammation-influenza-joint pain-lungs-muscle cramps spasms-muscle soreness-pain-poor circulation-poor digestion-sciatica-sore throat-stomach upset-tuberculosis-ulcers-upset stomach-urinary tract problems- diphtheria ; dysentery ; dysmenorrhea ; dyspepsia ; dyspnea ; enterosis ; epilepsy ; erotomania ; fever ; fibroid ; fungus ; gas ; gastrosis ; gingivosis ; headache ; hemorrhoid ; hepatosis ; hysteria ; impotence ; incontinence ; induration ; infection ; inflammation ; insomnia ; itch ; jaundice ; mastosis ; mycosis ; nausea ; nervousness ; neuralgia ; neurosis ; nymphomania ; onany ; pain ; phthisis ; polyp ; respirosis ; rheumatism ; rhinosis ; scrofula ; stomachache ; stomatosis ; tinnitus ; toothache ; tuberculosis ; uterosis ; uti ; vomiting ; worm . Read More …

Blueberries

nevertheless, fats are not created equal; there are good ones and bad ones. trans fats or a diet that is very high in fat can worsen acid reflux that may even lead to gerd – since it requires a lot of acids to digest. the longer the food stays in the stomach undigested, the chances of developing acid reflux increase. memory the benefit of using blueberries as a natural cure dosages (night-blooming cereus) – 0.6 ml fluid extract to 10 ×/day; 0.12 to 2 ml 2-3 ×/day (hh2; phr; ph2); 10 drops tincture (1:10) in sweet water 3-5 ×/day (hh2; phr). if you recall from the first chapter, serotonin does not cross the blood-brain barrier. the serotonin needed for use as a neurotransmitter in the brain must be manufactured in the brain. there are several ways to increase the amount of this serotonin in the brain. the appearance of dermatitis varies according to its severity and the stage of its evolution. the first symptom is erythema or redness. this is usually followed by swelling of the skin due to oedema( excessive fluid retention ). vesicle may appear thereafter .in case of their rupture, their bases exude serum. this condition is known as weeping dermatitis. later, the serum dries up to form crusts. in some people the disease seems to come and go without any great change in the skin itself. -memory- activities (red cedar) – abortifacient ; antiaggregant ; antiseptic ; antitumor ; cicatrizant ; deobstruent ; diaphoretic ; diuretic ; emmenagogue ; escharotic ; secretagogue ; r Read More …

Black Castor Oil

sterility may also be caused by loss of essential glands or organs of reproduction or a decrease in their functions, brought about by a variety of fators such as surgical injuries, tumour, excessive radiation and lack of normal menstrual cycle. obesity or emaciation due either to dietetic errors or faulty metabolism are yet other factors which can contribute to female sterility. hair, skin issues the benefit of using black castor oil as a natural cure because many of us have unconsciously developed a habit of relying on dysfunctional breathing patterns as strategies for dealing with stress, relaxing and allowing a normal breathing pattern can sometimes leave one feeling vulnerable in times of stress. if you find that this happens, then i suggest that you relax your muscles even more deeply. allow an effortless, easy, relaxed normal breathing pattern to occur. not long ago, an article was published disproving the generally accepted idea that all coumarin-containing plants are anticoagulants. here is the backstory. in the early twentieth century, an investigation was initiated to determine why cows sometimes died of spontaneous bleeding after eating sweet clover (a plant containing relatively high amounts of coumarin). scientists discovered that the metabolite of coumarin, dicoumarol, was created only when the plant was in contact with several different types of fungi-meaning that the blood-thinning action was created only when sweet clover and a mushroom or fungi of some sort come together. the article stated that sweet clover without this mushroom interaction does not produce the anticoagulant action. drink chamomile and meadowsweet tea, mixed in equal proportions (for precautions see page 47). adults: 3 cups a day, reducing to 1 cup a day once symptoms improve -hair-skin issues- children have essentially been weaned on soft drinks and calorie-dense fast-food restaurant fare. “super-size” meals lead to super-size children and adults. Read More …

Black Seed Oil

sterility may also be caused by loss of essential glands or organs of reproduction or a decrease in their functions, brought about by a variety of fators such as surgical injuries, tumour, excessive radiation and lack of normal menstrual cycle. obesity or emaciation due either to dietetic errors or faulty metabolism are yet other factors which can contribute to female sterility. allergies, arthritis, digestion, hair, migraine, skin issues, teeth the benefit of using black seed oil as a natural cure because many of us have unconsciously developed a habit of relying on dysfunctional breathing patterns as strategies for dealing with stress, relaxing and allowing a normal breathing pattern can sometimes leave one feeling vulnerable in times of stress. if you find that this happens, then i suggest that you relax your muscles even more deeply. allow an effortless, easy, relaxed normal breathing pattern to occur. not long ago, an article was published disproving the generally accepted idea that all coumarin-containing plants are anticoagulants. here is the backstory. in the early twentieth century, an investigation was initiated to determine why cows sometimes died of spontaneous bleeding after eating sweet clover (a plant containing relatively high amounts of coumarin). scientists discovered that the metabolite of coumarin, dicoumarol, was created only when the plant was in contact with several different types of fungi-meaning that the blood-thinning action was created only when sweet clover and a mushroom or fungi of some sort come together. the article stated that sweet clover without this mushroom interaction does not produce the anticoagulant action. drink chamomile and meadowsweet tea, mixed in equal proportions (for precautions see page 47). adults: 3 cups a day, reducing to 1 cup a day once symptoms improve -allergies-arthritis-digestion-hair-migraine-skin issues-teeth- children have essentially been weaned on soft drinks and calorie-dense fast-food restaurant fare. “super-size” meals lead to super-size children and adults. Read More …

Beet Root

the only device that i have come across that i like is the frolov device, or the u.s. knock-off (for half the price) called breathslim. this device uses water to provide resistance for either the inhalation or the exhalation or both. and i find that resistance on exhalation is often far more beneficial than resistance on the inhalation. that is because the gentle resistance on exhalation trains the muscles in the chest and abdomen to relax. detoxification, jaundice the benefit of using beet root as a natural cure enzymes form part of the food we eat. raw foods contain enzymes in abundance ; cooking, pasteurising, pickling, smoking and other processings denature enzymes. it is, therefore, essential to include in our diet, substantial amount of raw foods in the form of fruits, raw salads and sprouts. studies have revealed that the body without sufficient raw materials from raw foods, may tire and produce fewer enzymes year after year. this may lead to wearing out of body processes and consequent worn-out looks. while gathering roots and rhizomes, replant root crowns and rhizome pieces directly in the ground, especially if a bud is present, to help the plant regrow. if you need to strip bark, do not remove it from a living part of the plant. instead, look for freshly fallen branches and remove bark from those parts. if you must remove bark from a healthy part of a plant, remove only very small, vertical strips, and never, ever girdle a tree (remove bark horizontally around the entire trunk) or you will kill it entirely. if you cut too much, the wound you create opens a path for bacterial and fungal infections, which can kill the tree. activities (cubeb) – antibacterial ; antiseptic ; antiviral ; aphrodisiac ; astringent ; carminative ; diuretic ; expectorant ; fungicide ; laxative ; litholytic ; memorigenic ; sedative ; stimulant ; tonic ; urinary antiseptic ; vibriocide . -detoxification-jaundice- hysteria ; infection ; inflammation ; insomnia ; laryngosis ; lumbago ; malaria ; myalgia ; Read More …

Beans Navy

activities (paper mulberry) – aldose-reductase inhibitor ; antiaggregant ; anticancer ; antioxidant ; antiproliferant ; antiseptic ; aromatase inhibitor ; diaphoretic ; diuretic ; estrogenic ; fungicide ; hemostat ; hepatoprotective ; lactagogue ; laxative ; protein-kinase-c diabetes type 2 the benefit of using beans navy as a natural cure the only device that i have come across that i like is the frolov device, or the u.s. knock-off (for half the price) called breathslim. this device uses water to provide resistance for either the inhalation or the exhalation or both. and i find that resistance on exhalation is often far more beneficial than resistance on the inhalation. that is because the gentle resistance on exhalation trains the muscles in the chest and abdomen to relax. clumps of flimsy stems, 4 to 6 inches, are covered in fine hairs on one side. small ovate leaves are oppositely arranged. tiny white flowers grow in terminal clusters. grows nearly everywhere, at the bases of trees, in yards, woods, flower boxes, and gravel roads. in moist, temperate climates, harvest young shoots almost year-round. annual. collect seedpods when flowers fade and allow them to dry. directly sow outdoors in fall or after last frost. grow in any soil, part shade. zones 3-8. in order to perform the reduced breathing exercises, begin with your hands on your chest and abdomen as when learning to breathe diaphragmatically. relax your neck, shoulders, chest, and abdomen. allow the effects of gravity to gently relax the entire body so that you can feel the support of the ground beneath you. and turn your attention to your breath. do not force any changes, but notice the pattern and gently soften and release any holding or tension. begin to feel your abdomen moving outward slightly on the inhalation, and then gently return to neutral on a relaxed exhalation. -diabetes type 2- activities (yellow sweet clover) – alterative ; analgesic ; antiaggregant ; antiedemic ; antiexudative ; antiinflammatory ; antiprostaglandin ; antispasmodic ; antitumor ; astringent ; carcinogenic ; carminative ; collyrium ; decongestant ; digestive ; diuretic ; emollient ; expectorant ; fumitory ; hemostat ; hepatotoxic ; hypotensive ; immunostimulant ; insectifuge ; lactagogue ; laxative ; lymphotonic ; myorelaxant ; nervine ; neuralgia ; poison ; proteolytic ; sedative ; stimulant ; tonic ; vasodilator ; vulnerary . Read More …

Beans

activities (paper mulberry) – aldose-reductase inhibitor ; antiaggregant ; anticancer ; antioxidant ; antiproliferant ; antiseptic ; aromatase inhibitor ; diaphoretic ; diuretic ; estrogenic ; fungicide ; hemostat ; hepatoprotective ; lactagogue ; laxative ; protein-kinase-c high blood pressure the benefit of using beans as a natural cure the only device that i have come across that i like is the frolov device, or the u.s. knock-off (for half the price) called breathslim. this device uses water to provide resistance for either the inhalation or the exhalation or both. and i find that resistance on exhalation is often far more beneficial than resistance on the inhalation. that is because the gentle resistance on exhalation trains the muscles in the chest and abdomen to relax. clumps of flimsy stems, 4 to 6 inches, are covered in fine hairs on one side. small ovate leaves are oppositely arranged. tiny white flowers grow in terminal clusters. grows nearly everywhere, at the bases of trees, in yards, woods, flower boxes, and gravel roads. in moist, temperate climates, harvest young shoots almost year-round. annual. collect seedpods when flowers fade and allow them to dry. directly sow outdoors in fall or after last frost. grow in any soil, part shade. zones 3-8. in order to perform the reduced breathing exercises, begin with your hands on your chest and abdomen as when learning to breathe diaphragmatically. relax your neck, shoulders, chest, and abdomen. allow the effects of gravity to gently relax the entire body so that you can feel the support of the ground beneath you. and turn your attention to your breath. do not force any changes, but notice the pattern and gently soften and release any holding or tension. begin to feel your abdomen moving outward slightly on the inhalation, and then gently return to neutral on a relaxed exhalation. -high blood pressure- activities (yellow sweet clover) – alterative ; analgesic ; antiaggregant ; antiedemic ; antiexudative ; antiinflammatory ; antiprostaglandin ; antispasmodic ; antitumor ; astringent ; carcinogenic ; carminative ; collyrium ; decongestant ; digestive ; diuretic ; emollient ; expectorant ; fumitory ; hemostat ; hepatotoxic ; hypotensive ; immunostimulant ; insectifuge ; lactagogue ; laxative ; lymphotonic ; myorelaxant ; nervine ; neuralgia ; poison ; proteolytic ; sedative ; stimulant ; tonic ; vasodilator ; vulnerary . Read More …

Banana

synonyms – arum seguine jacq., caladium maculatum g. lodd., dieffenbachia amoena hort., d. baraquiniana verschaff. & lem., d. exotica hort., d. maculata (g. lodd.) g. don, d. picta schott, d. picta var. baraquiniana (verschaff. & lem.) engl. fatigue, irritable bowel syndrome, travelers diarrhea the benefit of using banana as a natural cure in contrast, inflammation triggers are the events that precipitate a specific inflammatory response after the body is already primed for an overreaction. although it is not the same as correcting the causes of inflammation, it is very important to avoid events that trigger inflammation. a feature which distinguishes enzymes from inorganic catalysts is that they are absolutely specific in their actions. this means that a particular enzyme can cause reactions involving only a particular type of substance or a group of closely related substances. the substance on which the enzyme acts is known as “substrate”. the specificity of an enzyme is, however, related to the formation of the enzyme-substrate complex which requires that the appropriate groupings of both substrate and enzyme should be in correct relative position. the substrate must fit the enzyme like a key fits its lock. contraindications, interactions, and side effects (java tea) – not covered (ahp). “hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (ph2). none reported for oral dosing. -fatigue-irritable bowel syndrome-travelers diarrhea- ose developing new pharmaceuticals may also encounter a variety of problems. in particular, they cannot patent crude plant preparations-in other words, they cannot patent nature. erefore, drug developers are constantly on the lookout for single plant components that they can isolate and change slightly so they can patent it. consider coumarin, for example, which is found in red clover, aniseed, fenugreek, and other herbs. coumarin increases blood flow in the veins and decreases capillary permeability. after isolating coumarin from a plant, biotechnicians added a small salt molecule. is did not alter the action of coumarin, yet it produced a new substance that was patentable. Read More …

Basil

activities (common buckthorn) – antitumor ; collyrium ; depurative ; diuretic ; emetic ; laxative ; peristaltic . indigestion, memory, nausea, poor digestion, stomach upset, upset stomach the benefit of using basil as a natural cure with the same activity.” the presence of ace-inhibitors, beta-blockers, calcium-channel blockers, and diuretics makes this herb a safer offering in my book, than the four separate pharmaceuticals belonging to those a, b, c, and d recommendations for cardiopathy. “roots, leaves, and flowers all contain cardioactive compounds (crc). one paper cited in mitchell and rook notes that corneal scratches with the thorns led to blindness in 88 of 132 irish accidents. with cyanogenic and cardioactive compounds, not to mention tannin, scattered throughout the plant, it should not be taken lightly” (crc). the presence of oleanolic and ursolic acids (cox-2 inhibitors) may be equally significant in alzheimer’s disease, arthrosis, and cancer. with isolated guinea pig heart muscle, luteolin-7-glucoside increased coronary flow 186%, hyperoside 66%, and rutin 66% (ph2). the menopause can bring an array of health problems: hot flushes, mood swings, low libido, discomfort during sex and joint aches. each woman will have an individual set of symptoms that will vary in severity. and each woman will need an individual prescription, which may need to be adjusted as the symptoms improve. therefore the two prescriptions here will suit only a proportion of women and should be customised to treat your unique set of symptoms. organs or systems affected bladder, uterus, gastrointestinal system therapeutic actions partu-rient, diuretic, tonic, astringent nature bitter, cool, dry plant constituents resin, wax, mucilage, dextrin, saponin flower essence provides support for initiating new beginnings -indigestion-memory-nausea-poor digestion-stomach upset-upset stomach- among its many neurotransmitter duties, serotonin works to modulate the sleep state. when serotonin levels drop, one of the results is insomnia. serotonin is one of three monoamines found in the brain. the others are dopamine and noradrenalin, formed from the amino acid tyrosine. these neurotransmitters promote over-arousal, tension, anxiety, and sleep disturbances. serotonin offsets the effects of these chemicals. when you eat a high protein meal, brain levels of tyrosine rise and more of these neurotransmitters are manufactured than serotonin. when you eat a high carbohydrate meal, the insulin secreted by the pancreas clears the other competing amino acids out of the blood and into cells. in other words, carbohydrates work to get tryptophan into the brain. Read More …

Allspice

the other useful measures are plenty of rest, complete freedom from worries and mental stress and plenty of fresh, pure air. lack of appetite the benefit of using allspice as a natural cure chill, fever, rapid pulse and breathing, nausea, local pain and discharge are the symptoms of acute metritis. this is a very rare case, but it may occur after confinement on account of infection. chronic metritis may occur for many reasons and is probably the most common diseases among women. the symptoms are disorders of menstruation, more or less profuse leucorrhoea, constipation, lack of vitality, weakness in the back and the limbs, pain in the lower portion of the back and a tendency to abortion. synonyms: c. scoparius var. andreanus (puiss.) dippel, c. scoparius var. prostratus (c. bailey) f. hanb. ex. a. k. jacks., c. scoparius var. sulphureus goldring, genista andreana puiss., saroth-s controlled breathing is also a great help in inducing sleep. the method is to lie on your side in bed, and then take three deep breaths expanding the abdomen completely. then hold your brath as long as you can. next, take three more breaths and repeat the breath-holding. while you hold your breath, carbon dioxide accumulates in the body and induces natural sleep. -lack of appetite- combined with the biblical chicory and peppermint, hops documentably relieves pain in chronic cholecystosis (calculous and noncalculous). Read More …