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Enhancing Bone Health with Vitamin K2 and D3

Maintaining strong and healthy bones is essential at every stage of life, from childhood to old age. While a balanced diet and regular exercise play crucial roles in bone health, sometimes our bodies need extra support. This is where Vitamin K2 and D3 supplements come into play. In this article, we’ll explore how these supplements …

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Unveiling the Health Benefits of Resveratrol

In the vast tapestry of natural compounds that can benefit our health, one stands out for its remarkable versatility and potential – resveratrol. While it may not be a household name, resveratrol is a powerful polyphenol found in certain foods and, notably, in red wine. This article will unravel the many health benefits of resveratrol, …

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Exploring the Benefits of Gingko Biloba

Gingko Biloba, a centuries-old remedy, has found its way into the modern world of wellness. Its reputation as a cognitive enhancer and overall health supporter has stood the test of time. In this comprehensive exploration, we delve into the multifaceted benefits of Gingko Biloba, unlocking the potential it holds for enhancing cognitive health and overall …

Urinary Infections

Herbs: Buchu (Barosma betulina), cornsilk (Zea mays), marshmallow (Althaea officinalis)

Remedy: Make an infusion with 5 g of each herb to 3 cups (750 ml) of water. Divide into 4 doses and drink throughout the day.

Option: Substitute juniper (Juniperus communis) or goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea) for buchu.


Herb: Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus)

Remedy: Make a decoction of the berries and drink 1 2/3–2 1/3 cups (450–600 ml) a day.
Tip: Cranberry juice may be substituted for bilberry decoction.

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Herbs: Garlic (Allium sativum), echinacea (Echinacea spp.)

Remedy: Take either or both herbs in capsule or tablet form.

Note: Take in addition to other remedies.
Caution: Do not take juniper or buchu during pregnancy.

Neuralgia

General Remedies
Herbs: St. John’s wort (Hypericum perforatum), lavender (Lavandula officinalis), clove (Eugenia caryophyllata)

Remedy: Apply neat St. John’s wort infused oil to painful areas, or add 20 drops each of clove and lavender essential oil to 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp (50 ml) of St. John’s wort infused oil and then apply every 2–3 hours as required.

Herb: Peppermint (Mentha x piperita)

Remedy: Make an infusion with 25 g of herb to 3 cups (750 ml) of water and bathe the affected area. Alternatively, dilute 20 drops of essential oil in 2 tbsp plus 2 tsp (50 ml) of carrier oil and gently massage into the painful area.

Caution: Do not use on children under 5.

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Head Pain
Herb: Clove (Eugenia caryophyllata)
Remedy: Mix 1⁄2 tsp of powder with water to make a thick paste and apply to the head.

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Toothache
Herb: Clove (Eugenia caryophyllata)
Remedy: Chew a clove or rub 1–2 drops of neat essential oil onto the affected tooth 2–3 times a day for up to 3 days.