The Holy Basil plant, also known as Tulsi, is a bountiful herb, entrenched in the culture of India as an Ayurvedic healing wonder and a Hindu object of prayer. It lives with tradition in India and has been a physical and spiritual cure-all. Tulsi is a nutrient rich herb that also conducts improved absorption of nutrients into the body from other foods and herbs as well.
Easing the suffering of eczema must go beyond just relieving its painful skin outbreaks. Medicines and ointments bring immediate relief but do not correct the problem. Applying natural solutions not only relieves the outbreaks, but also works to correct and eliminate the precursors to eczema. A home remedy for eczema is always a viable option.
When I was a teenager, it was the trend to diagnose children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and ADD (attention deficit disorder). However, there is still a real need for proper diagnosis and treatment. Past treatment has relied heavily on drug therapy, i.e. Ritalin, but studies are now proving that diet and alternative treatments are also effective.
Oh how rich the flax plant is, and it in turn enriches our health with its nutrient rich oil. Many of us suffer from arthritis, eczema and other life-threatening illnesses that rob us of a high quality life. Flaxseed oil repairs health and fortifies the body’s own healing systems to sustain health.
The Olive Leaf is the symbol for Peace and Harmony. It is also known for creating harmonious conditions in the body. It has many beneficial properties that can benefit health in general, as well as help to eradicate illness. First used in ancient Egypt, olive leaf has undergone extensive research and testing throughout history and is now used mostly as an extract in tablet form.
Overeating burdens the body and is the prelude to illness. It also causes you to age prematurely. Sincere effort is required to control overeating and achieve satisfaction by eating just enough food to nourish you. The joy and satisfaction of eating does not have to be sacrificed to overcome overeating. Much to the contrary, improved health and a purer appreciation for food can be achieved.
Drawing their nutrition from the ocean and seas, kelp and seaweed are extremely rich in iodine and calcium, as well as many other vitamins and minerals. Depending on the strain, seaweed can be high in protein (Spirulina) or Vitamin C (red and brown algae). And, although these aquatic plants are low in fat, they have a higher content of essential fatty acids than land plants.
The beauty and vibrancy of the sunflower is illuminated in the sunflower seeds it gives birth to. While growing, sunflowers twist on their stems to follow the sun throughout the day, and their efforts award us with seeds that spring forth with an amazing array of nutrients. Sunflower seeds are a delicious treat that is sure to fortify our nutrients and help improve our health.
There is a world of excitement in the pine tree in all the ways it can improve our health beginning with its delicate needles, that give it its unique character, and make a pine needle tea that is beneficial for deep, internal healing and is rich with Vitamin C and Bioflavanoids. It also provides a wealth of potential health benefits for us when we consume its nuts and oils.
Constipation is so common among us, that the image of someone sitting on the toilet, reading a book, requires no explanation. Whenever our elimination processes require hours, and even days of excessive effort, with minimal returns, we are officially constipated! A natural, healing pathway does exist for us to experience relief and regularity.