Posts Tagged ‘varicose veins’

Home Made Hawthorn Remedies For Blood Pressure and Heart

November 25th, 2014

Natural Herbal Remedies 'Hawthorne for the Heart's Woes', methinks.  Hawthorn is considered by many herbalists to be 'the traditional organ remedy for the heart', whether the problem be of a physical or emotional origin. As my Uncle Ivor used to say, 'It's very good for what's wrong with you'. Botanical names for Hawthorn: Crataegus Oxyacantha. Crataegus Monogyna. The common Hawthorn is also known as the 'Mayflower', because it flowers in May, in Britain, from whence it originates.  The famous pilgrim ship to America was named 'The Mayflower' after the English Hawthorn bush. Hawthorn is a wonderful remedy which has been known since ancient Roman times.  ...

Olive Leaf Tea

November 22nd, 2010

Olive Leaf Benefits Health: The value of olive oil in treating gall bladder and liver disfunction and in strengthening the heart is discussed on several other posts on this site. Olive oil is well known as having value as a detoxifier of these organs  and as a laxative. Olive oil is a natural liver cleanser. But today, let's look at the benefits to the health in using olive leaves as an infusion and as a tea. Olive Leaf Is a Natural Antiseptic Olive leaves are a natural antiseptic. Leaves of the species olea europaea, from the Oleaceae family, can be infused in ...

Massage For Meridian Health

August 24th, 2010

Meridians and Massage for Health. The science of Meridians and their pressure points dates back to ancient Tibetan medicine.  The same science forms the basis of Japanese Shiatsu and Chinese Acupuncture. Massaging the meridian lines can do much to improve the health of the body and the mind. Sometimes, when we are feeling poorly,  we find that no medicine or herb or diet will make any  difference to our health.  This is usually because the meridian energies have become out of balance:  a treatment of the appropriate acupressure points by a professional Shiatsu practitioner, or an Acupuncturist, can often work wonders in ...

Hawthorn Berries

August 3rd, 2010

The Hawthorn Tree, a Rosaceae. Crataegus Monogyna and Crataegus Oxycanthoides are two common types of Hawthorn which grow in many parts of the Middle East, Europe, India, Africa and Asia. Its Chinese pharmaceutical name is fructus crataegi, commonly called shan zha in Chinese medicine. The Hawthorn tree has special significance  as a healing herb in the West, because, in the Christian tradition,  it was supposed to have formed the Crown of Christ. It is known as 'the Mother of the heart' , perhaps with reference to the Virgin Mary, in traditional Western  herbal medicine. Hawthorn trees can be anything from the size of a bush to ...

Varicose Veins Treatments

July 9th, 2010

Techniques which improve the circulation are  the most important of Varicose Veins Treatments. You can look at merrilyn's posts  entitled 'Causes of Varicose Veins' and 'Yoga for Varicose Veins' for more information on how to improve the condition of varicose veins. Here are some more ideas for varicose veins treatments which have not been covered fully in the other posts. Hydrotherapy: The Foot Bath:  The simple foot bath can be done at home at any time to help relieve aching varicose veins.  The foot bath on its own will  improve the circulation, and help to reduce swelling and pain, but we can enhance ...
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