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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…

Happy healthy dogs and birds…It takes more than good food and exercise…

Are you looking for extra herbal support for your dog, horse, or caged birds? We now have available a set of tinctures containing good quality herbs, grown according to organic principles. The tincture method is an effective method of taking and assimilating herbs. The herbal extract enters the blood stream rapidly and is easier to … Continue reading Happy healthy dogs and birds…It takes more than good food and exercise…

Eczema can be very distracting…here is an excellent article to help you…

This article was taken as is from http://www.everygreenherb.com/eczema.html. No alterations have been made. This is an excellent site for herbal information. Essential Herbal Products has an excellent Eczema herbal tea comprising various herbs. This  helps to clean one from the inside and soothe the inflammation associated with eczema. We also have a herbal cream which … Continue reading Eczema can be very distracting…here is an excellent article to help you…

Rosacea…how can I help myself naturally?

The underlying cause of rosacea has not been determined, but several factors are known to aggravate rosacea, including alcohol, hot liquids, spicy foods, exposure to sunlight, make-up, B-vitamin deficiencies, and gastrointestinal disorders. A good start would be to cleanse the system (liver, kidneys, bowel and bladder). We have an excellent wonder herb detox tea which … Continue reading Rosacea…how can I help myself naturally?

Herbal teas and infusions that will help with Gastritis…hernia…and diverticulosis…

Over the past 8 weeks, my husband has been very ill with a combination of gastritis, a hernia, and diverticulosis throughout the colon. It is very scary when a loved one is ill, especially when I did not know how to help him. We went from doctor to hospital to surgeon, as they tried to … Continue reading Herbal teas and infusions that will help with Gastritis…hernia…and diverticulosis…

We have a new 100% pure essential oil… Lemon Tea Tree (Leptospermum petersonii)…

Grown and distilled in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa Lemon Tea Tree (Leptospermum petersonii) oil is chemically very different from the Tea Tree (Melaleuca alternifolia) oil. It has high contents of citral, citronellal and geraniol. This oil has significant anti-infectious qualities and is anti-fungal and anti-viral. Unlike Melaleuca alternifolia, it is not advisable to put this oil … Continue reading We have a new 100% pure essential oil… Lemon Tea Tree (Leptospermum petersonii)…

Fybromyalgia and the benefits of Lavender and Arnica…

Someone we both know well has fybromyalgia and has struggled to find ways to relieve the constant pain. One of the challenges of this chronic condition is that one does not sleep because of the pain, and because one does not sleep, the pain becomes more intense. The more stressed our friend becomes, the more … Continue reading Fybromyalgia and the benefits of Lavender and Arnica…

Swedish bitters…So what is the big deal?

Just recently, I have had the need to use Swedish Bitters for various minor ailments: - Irritable bowel caused by stress...Swedish bitters (25 drops in a quarter glass of water-3 times a day). Mouth ulcer-probably also stress related...Swedish Bitters (applied topically 3 times a day. Within 3 days it was almost gone and 7 days … Continue reading Swedish bitters…So what is the big deal?

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…