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herbal remedies

Cultures around the world have relied on traditional herbal medicine for centuries. They’ve used them in food and to meet their healthcare needs. Some herbal remedies may be more affordable and accessible than conventional medicines, and many people prefer using them, as they see them effective and aligned with their personal health ideologies.

grow your own remedies

Grow your own

When you buy herbs in a store, their labels rarely reveal how plants are raised, or how long the ingredients are exposed to light and high temperatures while stored in their plastic containers. If you want to ensure the best quality and potency of your herbal remedies, grow your own.

herbal remedies


The use of medicinal plants for health benefits is increasing worldwide. People use herbal remedies to help prevent or cure disease. They usually use them to get relief from symptoms, boost energy, relax, or even lose weight. Tests have shown that some herbal remedies are indeed effective against illness. 

Natural Methods To Treat Chronic Urticaria

Urticaria is one of the most irritating skin complaints which manifests itself in the form of itchy bumps and red patches that can appear anywhere on the surface of the skin. Apart from the embarrassing appearance of urticaria it is extremely uncomfortable,...

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Natural Cures for Insomnia

Though the most common cures for insomnia are considered to be the sleeping pills, they are not the most beneficial to one’s health during long-term administration as they can lead to addiction and a whole range of side effects due to the toxicity of the chemical...

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How To Improve Your Soil By Adding Lime

Rain steadily washes lime out of your soil at an average rate of ½ oz per sq. yd. Slowly the land becomes more sour, and neither humus-makers nor the majority of fertilizers are of any help in correcting this condition. The answer is to apply lime – the oldest and...

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Training Fruit Trees

Cordons are single stemmed trees, fruiting spurs grow directly from the main stem – although double or even triple cordons can be created. Apple and pear cordons are generally planted at an angle of 45° and trained to a height of 1.8 m (6 ft). This produces a stem...

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Ginseng: An Anti Inflammatory Anti Oxidant

Out of all of the herbal supplements on the market today, Ginseng is the most widely used. In earlier times Ginseng went by a different name, “man root.” because the root resembled that of the shape of a man. To this day many people believe in the powers of Ginseng...

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Composting Increases Organic Crop Growth

If you have been gardening for very long, and especially if you are an organic gardener, you know one of the best mulches or soil amendments that you can add to your garden is natural compost. One particularly good kind of compost is created in worm bin where red...

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Alfalfa: The Perennial Herb

Alfalfa, which is a perennial herb, has a long list of dietary and medicinal uses and research has proven that Alfalfa might lower blood levels of cholesterol and glucose. Many take Alfalfa supplements orally and is has been proven safe except in a small percentage...

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Planting In Hypertufa Containers

Hypertufa is a mixture of cement, sand and peat that you just mix up and slap on. A coating of hypertufa is a great way to make a whole lot of tatty old pots instantly match. Turn a grotty dark damp garden into a romantic grotto in just a few hours by coating a...

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Organic Gardening Supply

Some gardeners now use nothing but organic products and tools. Organic gardeners need supplies that may differ a little from the conventional gardener in order to sustain their gardens. To prepare the garden for planting, a shovel, spade and spading fork are...

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Eucalyptus and Its Antibiotic Properties

Eucalyptus is an aromatic herb that has properties that provide great relief as a decongestant and an expectorant. For centuries Vick’s which is made as a Eucalyptus rub is applied to the back and chest of a person who has a common cold or any other respiratory...

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Hi, my name is Larissa.

I like the simple things in life. I like Nature and plants and I’ve spent most of my life trying to understand their effects on us. I believe we have lost much of the vast knowledge our ancestors had, and I believe we should get it back.

I put this blog together with the aim of sharing things that interest me and that can help you…

Thanks for stopping by, and I hope you find something to interest you along the way.


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