All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Herbal’

  • Herbal Maca Root : What Is Maca?

    Maca is an herb plant that grows in the mountains of Bolivia and Peru, and it is used to promote energy, support strength and act as an aphrodisiac. Understand the other uses of maca root with health information from a practicing herbalist in this free video on natural remedies.
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  • Healing Quest: Herbal Insight – Slippery Elm Slippery Elm is an herb harvested from the inner bark of a certain type of elm tree. It is one of the few herbs sold in North America today that is still approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for medicinal benefit, including temporary relief from minor pain and irritation of the mouth and throat. It is found today in many over-the-counter products including lozenges and teas, which if taken for just a couple of days could mitigate the inflammatory expressions associated with colds and flu.
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  • Chinese Herbal Knowledge — Its Origins (17)

    THE ORIGINS of Chinese Herbal Knowledge → Where does the ancient herbal knowledge come from in China? It does not come from laboratory testing because none existed then. It does not come from transcendental meditation as suggested by storytellers. It does not come from the scholars whose expertise was literature, not herbs. → How ancient and who were the discoverers? The Chinese herbal knowledge comprises bits and pieces of information accumulated over 4000 years. This knowledge relates to the discoveries of medicinal herbs by ordinary people, mostly illiterate peasants, who were experimenting with the plants in surrounding areas for healing effects. → Who did the documentation? Since the majority of the peasantry was illiterate, the elite scholars took on the task of documenting this herbal knowledge. Some of them were commissioned by the Emperors to do the job. Besides interviewing, investigating, and confirming the peasants’ discoveries, the scholars also tried to explain the empirical evidence using their philosophies about nature, life, health, and disease. Consequently, they have added a body of classical theories on top of a simple folk medicine based only on experimentation with plants. Compared with the folk medicines of other cultures, Chinese medicine is most heavily documented. It is also characterized by highly literary and metaphysical contents. Some examples of classical texts are: “Historical Record”, Si Ma Qian. “史記”司馬遷”Book of Interior” or “Nei
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  • Is it cheaper to buy herbal incense online?

    Question by : Is it cheaper to buy herbal incense online?
    I enjoy “aromatherapy” incense buy am appalled at the retail prices. Would anyone care to share a trustworthy online source?

    Best answer:

    Answer by Rena
    Yes, it is cheaper to buy it online. I have purchased many times over the years from

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  • Chinese herbal medicine, pre-diabetes and blood sugar issues

    Acupuncturist James Whittle talks about recent research using Chinese herbal medicine for pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes and blood sugar issues: learn more:
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    Welcome and embark on an enriching learning journey with us as we venture through the wonders of chinese herbs
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  • Alternative Medicine Herbal Remedies : How to Cure a Sinus Infection

    Alternative Medicine Herbal Remedies : How to Cure a Sinus Infection

    Cure a sinus infection by adding apple cider vinegar or lavender to steam, clearing the sinuses with ginger tea and cayenne pepper, and taking eyebright herbs or golden seal. Visit a qualified herbalist or medical professional to help cure a sinus infection with advice from a practicing herbalist in this free video on alternative medicine.
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