Tagged: infections

How To Reduce Our Intake Of Antibiotics

How To Reduce Our Intake Of Antibiotics

Antibiotic resistance has become a global problem. We are encountering more and more cases of “superbugs” (bacteria that are very resistant to treatment) than ever before. Because of these bacteria’s resistance, new illnesses and...

The many uses of Pumpkin Seed (Cucurbita Pepo): from Arthritis to Prostate Health

Pumpkin seeds contain fatty acids with linoleic acid being the main component, but also contains various plant sterols and sterol glycosides, a cyclic non-protein amino acid, cucurbitine, as well as tocopherols.
Pumpkin seeds are a very good source of the minerals phosphorus, magnesium and manganese. They are also a good source of other minerals including zinc, iron and copper. In addition, pumpkin seeds are a good source of protein and vitamin K.

Calendula (Calendula officinalis, Marigold) – Promotes wound healing, heals varicose veins

Calendula is a bittersweet, salty herb. It stimulates the liver, gall bladder, and uterus and also soothes the digestive system, clears infections, and is said to support the heart. It is most effective to help heal wounds and has shown to stimulate the development of granulation tissue. It has immune stimulant properties as well as an estrogenic effect. Calendula officinalis is widely used in skin care products because it is known for soothing inflammation, controlling bleeding and healing damaged tissue.

Propolis – A natural antibiotic

Propolis is a resinous mixture that honey bees collect from tree buds, sap flows, or other botanical sources. Propolis is a resinous substance collected by honeybees from buds and exudates of certain trees and...

Cranberries & healing

I’ve been suffering from cystitis for a couple of years during my mid-twenties so I did my homework researching natural remedies that were suggested for UTI. I’ve tried many things, Cranberry juice was one...

Echinacea – Does it prevent cold?

Yes, modern research confirms that Echinacea may prevent cold and boost the immune system! “Researchers, led by Dr Craig Coleman from the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, combined the results of 14 different...

Skip to toolbar