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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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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...

Making Herbal Bath Salts – A Crash Course

Spoil yourself with your own unique herbal bath salt blends made with natural ingredients and relaxing scents. Bath salts are the easiest natural skin care products the family herbalist can make and are often some of the most expensive items in … Read More...

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Common Cold Causes – Two Conflicting Views

When you know what causes your common cold it becomes relatively easy to treat it effectively. But there are conflicting points of view. In this post we examine the causes of your cold from the perspective of your MD and from the perspective of … 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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