Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Lavender

Aromatic plant known since ancient times the Greeks who used skin diseases. But it has tonic , diuretic, anticonvulsant , and antiseptic properties and action against diarrhea , asthma , cough and influenza catarrh . 
 It is soothing to the stomach and nervous system and helps fight insomnia , stress , and migraine .  
Helpful even to address the moth during storage of clothes in the closets .
As a dandruff shampoo. Boil a handful of lavender flowers in a teapot of water and allow to cool. Mix in a little baking soda. This makes a great anti-dandruff shampoo, plus is smells great and isn't harmful to our oceans and rivers.

Attention is not a drug , nor the substitute . Consult your doctor 

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Laurel (Laurus nobillis)

Tree well known in Greece since antiquity that was dedicated to the god Apollo . With branches of laurel crowned the winners of the Olympic Games .
The leaves of the plant are used mainly in cooking , but also has important therapeutic properties .
The decoction of (2-3 leaves boiled in water) has tonic and diuretic properties and helps in indigestion and anorexia . Bay leaves boiled in water used to stimulate hair structure and donate shine and hair health . With leaves of pharmaceutical preparations are made , together with other plants ( balsams) and used for the control of rheumatism . It has been very effective action in cases of mental fatigue , and stimulates brain function in situations colds , influenza , tonsillitis , and dermatitis .

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Himalayan salt

One of the world's most potent and powerful "hidden secrets", pink Himalayan salt is pulled from the world's most beautiful (and highest) now in range and has been prized for its healing and restorative powers ever since ancient times.
             Benefits
 It Will Provide Your Body With 84 Much Needed Minerals And Other Bio Compounds
It Has Been Used To Effectively Detoxify The Human Body 
Benefits Of Lowering Blood Pressure
Use It To Relax Your Muscle
Banish Sinus Issues And Respiratory Conditions
It Can Dramatically Improve The Condition Of Your SleepBalancing 
Out Your Body’s Acidity And Alkaline Levels
It Heals Your Arteries

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Fennel

Fennel, one of the oldest plants used in herbal medicine.Fennel tea is perhaps best known for its antispasmodic and anti cramping properties. In addition, it stimulates the appetite, promotes good digestion and is an excellent remedy for gas. Because the tea is safe and gentle, it can be mixed into food for infants and children. 

To relieve digestive complaints in infants and children

Fennel tea’s sweet flavour and antispasmodic effect make it a good choice for children with stomach upset.
In infants with colic, a few tbsp. of fennel tea bring fast relief.

 Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1 tsp. of crushed fennel seeds. Allow it to steep for 10 min and then strain. The tea is also helpful to older children with abdominal pain and flatulence. You can make fennel tea with milk instead of water or use the tea to thin whole milk or pureed foods.fennel tea removes toxins and inhibits excessive intestinal fermentation, thereby reducing gas.
To reduce inflammation or swelling around the eyes, apply compresses soaked in fennel tea.
Swelling,mastitis,bile….

Pour ¾ cup of boiling water over 1-2 tsp. of freshly crushed fennel seeds. Allow this mixture to steep on a h0ot stove for 5-10 min., but do not allow it to boil again. Drink this tea for the relief of digestive complaints. The recommended dose is 1 cup of tea 3 times a day, between meals. Three to six weeks of this daily fennel tea regimen usually brings relief. Children older than 5 yrs of age should take only half of this amount; infants should be given one-eighth of the adult dose.

Always advice your doctor.

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Calendula officinalis

The main benefit of drinking calendula tea is high in beta carotene, a mineral found in carrots.
Beta carotene can boost the immune system, reduce the risks of certain types of cancer, and help stave off rheumatoid arthritis and other joint inflammations.
 In short, you will get close to the same amount of beta carotene from this tea that you could from eating carrots, along with a rich dose of vitamin A to boot.
Calendula also contains other oils and sugars that, combined with beta carotene, can help to boost your immune system tremendously.It can be good for treating stomach cramps, increasing urination, as well as settling indigestions, and aches of the stomach.
For common pains such as these, calendula tea is great to keep on hand since it is a safe remedy that can even be administered to children in small amounts. 
Another excellent benefit to drinking calendula tea is that it can help regulate menstrual periods in women. It can also help during these times by alleviating pains associated with abdominal cramps and it can reduce the occurrence of hot flashes, headaches, and nausea. For those that are suffering from menstrual disorders, calendula can help ease and lessen the symptoms of uncomfortable symptoms that occur as a result.

 Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1-2 tsp. of dried calendula petals. Steep for 10 min, then strain. Drink 2-3 cups of warm tea daily.

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