Common Herbs and their uses have been relied upon by many cultures through the centuries for their healing powers.The herbal essential oils containing the medicinal properties go back to the ancient Egyptians whose priests routinely practiced herbal medicine.
Of course it is easier to get over the counter drugs, but finding common
herbs and their uses for natural healing is becoming more and more
popular, as people are starting to return to the basics.
Medicinal Properties of Nasturtium
Common Herbs and their Uses - Nasturtium
Medicinal Properties of Nettles
Uses for Common Herbs - Nettles
Medicinal Properties of Nutmeg
Medicinal uses for Nutmeg
Medicinal Properties of Origanum
Uses for Herbs - Origanum
Medicinal Properties of Oregon Grape
Uses for Herbs - Oregon Grape
Medicinal Properties of Passion Flower
Uses for the herb Passion Flower
Medicinal Properties of Parsley
Uses for Common Herbs and Parsley
Medicinal Properties of Peppermint
Common Herbs and their uses - Peppermint
Medicinal Properties of Raspberry Leaf
Uses for herbs - Raspberry leaf
Medicinal Properties of Red Clover
Uses for the Herb Red Clover
Medicinal Properties of Red Sage
Use for Red Sage
Medicinal Properties of Rooibos
Medicinal Uses for Rooibos
Medicinal Properties of Rosemary
Herbal Healing and Rosemary
Medicinal Properties of Rue
Medicinal Uses for Rue
Medicinal Properties of Saw Palmetto
Common herbs and their uses - Saw Palmetto
Medicinal Properties of Sarsaparilla
Herbal Healing with Sarsaparilla
Medicinal Properties of St John's Wort
Medicinal Uses for St John's Wort
Medicinal Properties of Soapwort
Uses for Common Herbs - Soapwort
Medicinal Properties for Tea Tree Oil
Common Herbs and their Uses - Tea Tree oil
Medicinal Properties of Thyme
Medicinal Uses for Thyme
Medicinal Properties of Tumeric
What ailments can Tumeric be used for?
Medicinal Properties of the Watercress
Common Herbs and their Uses - Watercress
Medicinal Properties of White Willow
Uses for White Willow
Medicinal Properties of Wild Lettuce
Uses for common herbs - Wild Lettuce
Medicinal Properties of Yellow Dock
Uses for herbs - Yellow Dock
Medicinal Properties of Yarrow
Common Herbs and their Uses - Yarrow
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IMPORTANT: Always check with your medical practitioner before using any alternative medications.
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This section lists the popular well known herbs in alphabetical order and what their uses are:
Potatoes are healthy!
Not only are they low in fat, but one medium size potato contains only one-and-a-half servings of carbohydrates (dieticians recommend 4 daily servings) - meaning they are not too high in kilojoules after all (498 kilojoules a potato).
This inexpensive vegetable provides fiber if eaten with the skin and contains high levels of chromium and potassium which aid brain function.
They don't contain wheat so are a great alternative to bread.
"An Empty stomach is not a good political adviser."
~ Albert Einstein ~
"A fat stomach never breeds fine thoughts."
~ St Jerome ~
"I have flabby thighs, but fortunately my stomach covers them."
~Joan Rivers ~
"When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
~ Euripides ~
A complete package of every class of natural cancer inhibitors known - caretenoids, terpenes and flavonoids.
Also rich in antioxidant vitamin C and beta carotene.
Oranges may help ward off asthma attacks, bronchitis, breast cancer and stomach cancer.
One little downside is, that it may cause heartburn.
The best six doctors anywhere
And no one can deny it
Are sunshine, water, rest, and air
Exercise and diet.
These six will gladly you attend
If only you are willing
Your mind they'll ease
Your will they'll mend
And charge you not a shilling.
~Nursery rhyme quoted by Wayne Fields, What the River Knows, 1990.
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