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The Irony of the “No-Result” Result in Herbal Medicine

As herbal medicine progresses back to its former position of popularity there is an increasing inclination on the part of the media to do “herbal exposés” that tend to be deceptive, sensationalist, and sometimes irrational. Fortunately, as you … Read More...

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4 Mood Enhancing Herbs You Can Grow

Here are four herbs that will help improve your mood and help you relax. For best results grow your own. The easiest and quickest is to buy plants from your local garden centre. Two of each will do the trick. Lemon Balm Very popular with … Read More...

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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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Snake Flower – Bulbine frutescens

[Fam. Asphodelaceae] Other Names / Related Species Afrikaans: balsemkopieva, copaiba, geelkatstert, katstert English: cat’s tail, bum jelly plant, stalked bulbine, grass aloe Sotho: Khomo-ya-Ntsukammele, sehlare-sa-pekane, … Read More...

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How to Prevent the Common Cold

Maintaining a healthy immune system is the best protection against the common cold. If you have a history of recurrent colds every year it may be indicative of a weakened immune system Basically you can experience 3 types of immune … Read More...

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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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3 Dreadful Food Gardening Maladies

Most activities work better when there is a grand scheme guiding them than when they just sort of happen in a haphazard way. There's no doubt that an overarching design is absolutely necessary when it comes to complex projects like building a house … Read More...

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