Sleep & Chronic Fatigue

Sleep & Chronic Fatigue A common cause of fatigue is a basic disturbence of a person’s circadian rhythms, the system that controls the body’s inner clock.  The sleep/wake cycles of the body are triggered by the hormone melatonin, which is produced in the pituitary gland, located in the brain. How We Sleep & Wake: When…

Importance of Manganese

Importance of Manganese An insufficient supply of manganese can reduce the enzyme activity that takes place within the cells, leaving you feeling very tired and fatigued.  A low supply of manganese can also create feelings of nervousness and irritability. This trace mineral is very important to aid in the detoxification of the liver, aiding the…

Natural Solutions for Itchy Skin & Scalp

Vinegar Solution for Itchy Skin & Scalp For sunburns, and or mild burns, soak a linen cloth in equal amounts of cider vinegar and water; wring out the cloth and apply to the affected body part.  Vinegar water can also be used as a rinse to relieve dry and itchy skin.  To treat dandruff, vinegar…

Purify the Skin with Vinegar Bath

Vinegar Bath to Purify the Skin A daily 2o minute bath in hot water and cider vinegar can cleanse the body of acidic residues. Vinegar baths are also useful as therapy for fungal and skin diseases. Vinegar baths can be safely taken over a 6 week period. Ingredients: 1 Cup Cider Vinegar 1 Full Tub…

Therapeutic Effect of Cider Vinegar

Therapeutic Effects of Cider Vinegar Cider Vinegar is a germicide and thus helps fight infection and inflammation when administered internally and externally.  It helps prevent blood clots and stimulates the excretory organs.  It is therefore an important blood purifier and elimination promoting agent. The Vitamin C and beta-carotene in cider vinegar destroy free radicals that…

Uses for Cider Vinegar

Uses for Cider Vinegar Apple Cider Vinegar is used for burns, digestive problems, weak muscles, sunburn, itchy skin, insect bites and stings, reducing fatigue, and lowering high cholesterol.

Germ Killing & Wound Healing Compress

Germ Killing & Wound Healing Compress Echinacea possesses germ killing and wound healing properties. Directions For Compress: Soak a damp cotton cloth in a solution containing 1 part echinacea to 2 parts water and apply gently to the affected area.  These compresses can help to relieve swollen glands, inflammations of the veins (phlebitis), infected cuts…

Echinacea and Its Therapeutic Effect

Therapeutic Effects of Echinacea Echinacea contains many ingredients that exert an overall stimulating effect on the immune system.  The herb also activates the liver, lymph nodes and mucous membranes, enhancing the body’s overall ability to fight infections.  Other specific substances contained in echinacea have wound-healing and germicidal properties. Components: The immune boosting effect of echinacea…

Echinacea

Echinacea Native Americans were the first who recognized the healing properties of this incredible flower.  Echinacea has properties that activate the body’s ability to heal itself.  The applications of this first began as crushing the wildflower’s to make a fresh juice from its leaves which were ingested as a beverage and also prepared in compresses….

Saffron Salve for Gout Symptoms

Saffron salve for Gout Symptoms Rubbing a salve made from saffron into achy joints is a great natural remedy for gout. Making your own salve is very simple and can be made in minutes. Ingredients: 2 Threads of Saffron Petroleum Jelly Directions: Blend the saffron into the petroleum jelly.  Spread a thin layer of the…