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The Role of Herbs in Our Modern Society

In our modern world, we are under the false belief that there is one solution for all our problems. One medicine for a disease, one way to eat, and one set of practises to keep us healthy. We have also lived, for many years under the false belief that Western medicine is the superior, infallible … Continue reading The Role of Herbs in Our Modern Society

Circulation…How can I improve mine?

We have had many inquiries about circulation, so we would like to give some ideas of what affects circulation and what herbs you can use to improve circulation. Our motto is that prevention is easier than cure. Bad circulation usually comes from two sources, calcium deposits or fatty substances in the arteries. These cause the … Continue reading Circulation…How can I improve mine?

Did you ever think that you could drink chickweed?…

Chickweed: Stellaria media Internal uses: Rheumatism,  inflamed joints, sooths urinary system, gastric and peptic ulcers.  Blood purifier. Can be used to treat bronchitis, arthritis and cold symtoms. External uses: Boils, Varicose veins, eczema, contact dermatitis, rashes, nappy rash, minor skin wounds insect bites and bee stings. Can be used as an ointment, lotion or compress. … Continue reading Did you ever think that you could drink chickweed?…