Deal Backache with Swamp root, Pumpkin seeds, Nettle, Tansy, Uva ursi, Buchu and Wood betony

Backache is one of the most prevalent and perhaps the most painful ailment. Low backache is a common complaint in the earlier stages of osteoporosis. In osteoporosis the bones are soft or porous and may be due to a shortage of calcium Backache may also be due to constipation, the self-poisoning from absorption of toxic substance from the bowel into the bloodstream. The resulting debilitating state of health robs bloodstream....

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Honey Syrup and Wild Plum Bark Tea-Best herbal remedy for Asthma

Asthma is caused by the system being filled with waste matter and mucous. It is recognized by occasional paroxysms of difficult breathing, lasting form a few hours to several days, coming on at intervals to be followed by remissions, during which the patient breathes with comparative case.  In the case of asthma, the diet should be plain; only raw fruits and vegetables should be eaten for five or six weeks....

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Exercise, Rest, Relaxation, Proper food, Vitamin and Minerals are good therapy for Arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of the connective tissue in the joints. Pain is not the disease itself. It is the result of a long standing nutritional imbalance. Our modern, improper diets and stresses encourage the formation of toxins in the digestive tract. At one time teeth, tonsils and appendix were removed because they were thought to be the source of toxins that caused arthritis. However, when arthritics still had their...

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Faulty diet causes Appendicitis

  Constipation is one of the causes of appendicitis, which of course, is due mostly to a faulty diet. In the case of appendicitis, the first thing to do is to give an enema, using either a small amount of baking soda or a herb tea. This will often relieve the pain. For an herbal enama, use either spearmint or catnip. Apply hot and cold packs alternately in the region...

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Black Walnut leaves are good in Anaemia

In anaemia there is a low state of the blood. The number of red corpuscles is decreased. One hears of iron-deficiency enaemia. Iron alone cannot help anaemia. It has been found that if the diet is deficient in vitamin C long enough, anaemia will result. Iron need vitamin C in its process of absorption. Along with an iron and vitamin C deficiency, a deficiency in copper, manganese, cobalt and magnesium...

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Medicinal use of Hing, Asafoetida in Ayurveda

Hing (Asafoetida) The herb Asafetida or Hing, is characterized with a typical and irrepressible odour, it is also named as Narthex or Devil’s dung. The Latin name being Ferula foetida, it also belongs to the family Umbelliferae. The fragrant, perennial herb of asafetida is about 5 to 8 feet high, bearing small yellow coloured flowers. The root is thick and branched. Hing is the oily gum resin collected from the...

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Aloe Vera Medicinal use in Ayurveda

Aloe Vera Suffering from a digestion malady. Which one ?constipation , acidity, excessive wind formation, indigestion, loss of hunger or piles! Would you like to follow a single cure. Try using Aloe vera or Ghritkumari. The small 1 to 2 feet long herb, having big and fleshy leaves with mildly thorny outline is easy to find. Now days a number of cosmetics contain Aloe vera as the main ingredient. In...

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Medicinal use of Ajawain in Ayurveda

Ajawain Remember getting up in middle of the night with a colicky pain in the abdomen?  The first thought that comes to mind is Ajawain. This time- tested home remedy comes to rescue and you thank your stars to have always placed it on your kitchen shelves. This indeed helps. Try taking half a teaspoon of the same and a pinch of black salt  along with warm water for immediate...

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Herbs in Historic times, Vedas, Charak, Sushrut

Pre historic times : since the beginning of time , man has been using herbs. The herbs were used as food and also to fight illnesses. Somehow, these had been believed to have some curative powers. These powers were though attribute to supernatural causes. Period of Vedas : since the beginning, man and nature have been in conjunction. Living with nature, a number of herbs and plants had been used...

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What is Herb in today’s world

Herbs are the ‘medicinal plants’ used to treating and curing ailments as well as enhancing the health, vigour and   vitality of an individual. Other than this, herbs have also been associated with providing seasoning, flavoring and essence to the food items. Today, herbs find immense usage in the field of medicine, food industry and also in manufacturing of beauty products. The simple herbs that can be grown in your own...

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Importance of Herbs in Ayurveda

Herbs in Ayurveda As per Ayurveda , herbs are used both in the form of food as well as medicine. The basic aim of Ayurvedic therapy is firstly to restore the healthy individual, and secondly to do away the affliction of the diseased one. Therefore, in order to achieve either of these objectives, A herb comes into use. Ayurvedic treatment rests on four pillars viz. doctor, patient, helper and drug....

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Medicinal use of Amla

Amla Modern living is full of stress and strain and as a continuous process results in the deterioration of the immune system of the body. This makes the body more prone to aliments and even causes pre-mature aging. So as to cope with the stress. People tend to take a number of multi vitamins, body and brain tonics, and yet find themselves  disillusioned with the same in the long run....

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