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Chronic Inflammation…Causing Chronic Conditions…Some Helpful Hints…

Inflammation is a localised physical condition which is often a reaction to injury. This is called acute inflammation and helps our bodies to heal by drawing more blood to these areas. Chronic inflammation, on the other hand, is when there has been long term inflammation. Many things can cause this, as we shall see. Chronic … Continue reading Chronic Inflammation…Causing Chronic Conditions…Some Helpful Hints…

Holidays, quality time and pain relieving oils…

This week I have the privilege of being on holiday with my 86 year old mother and my aunt (her younger sister). It is only when one has a moment to sit still and truly listen to others that one realizes the challenges that each person is met with every day. I come from a … Continue reading Holidays, quality time and pain relieving oils…

Inflamed joints?…Arthritis?…Devil’s Claw can help…

Devil's Claw Family Name: Pedaliaceae Botanical Name(s): Harpagophytum Procumbens Popular Name(s): Grapple Plant Parts Used: Dried Roots Habitat: Devil's Claw is a native plant of southern Africa, especially the Kalahari Desert, Namibia, and the island of Madagascar. Description: Devil's claw is a tender trailing perennial with tubers and many round to oval-shaped stems. The leaves … Continue reading Inflamed joints?…Arthritis?…Devil’s Claw can help…