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How To Use Herbal Medicine Safely

Most popular medicinal herbs, are reasonably safe for most people most of the time when taken in recommended amounts. The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) labels them as G.R.A.S. – Generally Regarded As Safe. But remember herbs do … Read More...

Comfrey Speeds Up Healing of a Finger Fracture

Comfrey is perfectly safe when used externally. Ida from Pretoria shares her experience with comfrey below. It's a prime example of how herbs and modern medicine can work together to speed up healing? If you have any similar experiences … Read More...

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A Nourishing and Relaxing Herbal Bath Recipe

One of the most effective and pleasant methods for treating our minds, bodies and souls is an aromatic bath. The combination of water, warmth and herbal essences has several beneficial effects. This is a nourishing recipe for mature skin. It's … Read More...

Borage – Nature’s Best Stress Tonic

An infusion of Borage leaves is nature’s best tonic for stress and stress related problems. The leaves contains vitamin C and are rich in calcium, potassium and mineral salts. Growing Borage Borage (Borago officinalis) is a lovely garden plant, … Read More...

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The Stop Your Cold Diet

“Let food be your medicine, and medicine your food.” – Hippocrates The above age old advice from Hippocrates, the father of medicine, still holds true today. Contemporary nutritional therapists believe that most states of ill-health, barring … Read More...

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Faan’s South African Veggie News – November 2014

The Romans used to say: "Tempus fugit" and nothing has changed over all these years. No matter in which language you say it, time flies. Less than two months before Christmas, so if you want to spoil yourself with lovely fresh vegetables from your … Read More...

Grow Your Own – It Makes Sense

The prospects do not look too good for food prices in the near future. The steep increase in farming labour costs and the ever increasing fuel price are already filtering through to the consumer. That's why it makes sense to grow your own … Read More...

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