Posts Tagged ‘herbal remedies’

How Poisonous Is Comfrey And How Can I Use It?

June 15th, 2015

Natural Remedy Have you ever heard of anybody who has been poisoned, either from eating Comfrey, or from drinking Comfrey tea?  I haven't at least not with the common garden variety known as Symphytum officinalis. It is possible that some Comfreys should be avoided. Dr Vogel mentions in his book 'The Nature Doctor' that there are 20 varieties of Comfrey, and that the wild Comfrey which grows across Europe should be taken only in small amounts because of its action on the central nervous system. However, Dr Vogel feels so strongly about the herb, he says that Comfrey should be 'lifted from obscurity ...

Home Made Eucalyptus Oil For Chest Troubles, Colds Or Sore Joints

May 19th, 2015

Natural Remedies Eucalyptus Oil, which is a wonderful herbal remedy for colds and flu, coughs, sore chests and sore joints, used to be a stand-by in the medicine chests of yesteryear. Eucalyptus oil, which is made from the Australian Gum tree, is beneficial to the lungs and the circulation of the blood when it is massaged into the affected areas. Rheumatism and arthritic joints, as well as varicose veins, can benefit greatly from a gentle massage of warmed Eucalyptus and Olive Oil. But now the herbal eucalyptus oil has been sadly removed from the pharmacy shelves, along with many other very useful and ...

Antibiotic Sage Herb Whitens Teeth And Strengthens Gums

March 25th, 2015

Natural Remedies: Home Remedy To Whiten Teeth And Help Restore Tooth Enamel. Common garden Sage, Salvia Officianalis, has similar properties to Black Walnut, which is reputed to be a powerful herb for restoring tooth enamel and preventing tooth decay. Rubbing crushed fresh Sage leaves onto the teeth can help remove plaque and bacteria, the things which cause tooth decay. Sage is strongly antiseptic, antiviral and antibiotic, and this is why it is still used in some herbal toothpastes.  It is also a natural whitener of the teeth.  So Sage is a very efficacious and attractive addition to a non-toxic toothpaste. Geddes and Grosset, in 'Herbal ...

Home Made Herbal Body Deodorant Powder

March 25th, 2015

Natural Remedies Sage and Rosemary are among the top ten anti-oxidant herbs, and both are well-renowned for their beneficial effects on memory, digestion, and for the prevention of colds and flus. Sage, which originates in the Mediterranean region,  has been known since Roman times.  Its Latin name is Salvia officianalis, and Salvia literally means 'health', which gives an indication of the high estimation the Romans held for this herb. Marshall Cavendish, in his booksimply entitled 'Herbs', says that the Romans used Sage for a wide range of ailments, including ulcers, consumption, grief, snake bites, and as a tonic and memory enhancer. Culpeper, as well ...

Sage To Darken Gray Hair And Promote Hair Growth

March 24th, 2015

Natural Remedies Culpeper says of Sage that it 'causes the hair to become black'. Garden sage has many therapeutic uses. In the garden, its flowers provide medicine and nectar for the bees, as well as a herbal tonic to the neighbouring plants. It is well-known as an aid to oral hygiene.  It has strong antiseptic qualities and is supposed to whiten tooth enamel. Sage is still used today in some tooth-pastes.  It is reputedly one effective remedy for bleeding gums,  and improving gum health:  The crushed fresh leaves are massaged several times a day onto the gums and teeth. The tea is gargled to relieve sore ...
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