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Adrenal Exhaustion and Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Exhaustion and Adrenal Fatigue

Adrenal Exhaustion and Adrenal Fatigue: 
Just tell me what to take for adrenal fatigue

Do you experience too much stress? Both physical stress and mental stress. If you do, this might be of interest to you. 
If you have symptoms such as tiredness, fearfulness, allergies, frequent influenza, arthritis, anxiety, depression, reduced memory and difficulties in concentrating, insomnia, worn-out, inability to loose weight after extensive efforts, you may be suffering from adrenal fatigue (technically known as hypoadrenia).

There are two stress glands – called the ADRENAL glands. Located on top of your kidneys,
The adrenal glands are involved…

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The Benefits of Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha or Indian Ginseng is an awesome herb.
Health Benefits of Ashwagandha: It is an effective anti-stress adaptogen which has a soothing effect on the organism. This plant gives energy and in contrast to the sedatives not forcing you to sleep. Ashwagandha is beneficial in other stress related disorders. It also has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Ashwagandha increases the white blood cell count and prepares the body to produce antigens against different infections and allergies. . Ashwagandha stimulates the immune system therefore it is ideal for recovery after illness and chronic fatigue. Ashwagandha prevents the multiplication of cells so is useful in the prevention of cancer. 

Ashwagandha root is useful:
-  combats insomnia and depression
-  improves memory
-  For arthritis, bronchitis, asthma
- For the treatment of inflammation and infection of Candida
-  After chemotherapy and radiation
 - To combat insomnia and depression - For digestion disorders and circulation -  Ashw…

The Top 7 Best Vitamins For Hair Growth | Hair Growth Vitamins

The Top 7 Best Vitamins For Hair Growth | Hair Growth Vitamins

Vitamins are imperative for hair and hair growth and its crucial these vitamin levels are maintained. A deficiency in some will affect the overall health of the hair and in some cases may even lead to hair loss.  Each vitamin has its own special function and contributes to the health and growth of the hair in a different way. Here you will discover the top seven best vitamins to ensure your luscious locks remain just that. Get your regular daily dose of these vitamins to stop hair loss, stimulate hair growth, and improve the overall health and beauty of your hair.
The 7 Best Vitamins For Hair GrowthVitamin A helps to keep the hair and scalp hydrated by stimulating hair follicles as well assisting the scalp in the production of sebum.  Hair follicles require retinoic acid; vitamin A has the ability to regulate the production of this acid, which maintains the overall health of the hair.
Rich sources: liver, carrot, broccoli, swe…

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Thunder God Vine

I just heard about this amazing herb called Thunder God Vine . Thunder god vine is used for rheumatoid arthritis (RA), heavy menstrual flows,multiple sclerosis . It is also used for infections  boils, fever, inflammation, systemic lupus , erythematosus , HIV/AIDS,  and  psoriasis . There are studies that state that it has compounds that can fight cancer. 

Wow , I am not telling anyone to forgo medical treatment but this Chinese herb deserves a look. Here are some other names Huang-T'eng Ken, Lei Gong Teng, Lei-Kung T'eng, Taso-Ho-Hua, Threewingnut, Tonnerre de la Vigne de Dieu, Tripterigium Wilfordii, Tripterygium wilfordii, Vigne du Tonnerre Divin, Yellow Vine.

Note that if you are already taking immune suppressants this herb can cause deadly interactions. With all herbs talk to a medical practitioner before taking .

Time for Thyme

I have been fighting this irritating cough for days, Then I realized that I have thyme. So I made a tea of thyme , lemon and honey and I slept like a baby.  Thyme Tea soothes coughs and breaks down mucus .  You need to drink this mix at least three times a day while you are fighting the cough. Thyme is  also antiseptic and anti fungal. 
Apparently Regular external application of this herb helps in fading the face spots, scars and blemishes.  It can be used to treat scars from surgical marks, accidental injuries, measles, pox and acne.  It can't hurt to use this herb so buy a bundle when you are at the market .

Health Benefits of Guava | Fruit | Health Benefits

Health Benefits of Guava | Fruit | Health Benefits

Health Benefits of Guava
Diarrhea & dysentery: Guava is very rich in astringents (compounds those make your gums feel tighter and fresh after you chew guava leaves or eat a raw guava or use some toothpaste) which binds up loose bowels in diarrhea. These astringents are alkaline in nature and have disinfectant and anti-bacterial properties, thus help cure dysentery by inhibiting microbial growth and removing extra mucus from the intestines. Further, other nutrients in guava, such as vitamin-C, Carotenoids and potassium strengthens and tones up the digestive system and disinfect it. Guava is also beneficial in gastroenteritis due to reasons stated above.
Constipation: Guava is one of the riches sources of dietary fiber. Its seeds, if ingested whole or chewed, serve as excellent laxatives. These two properties of guava help forming bowels, retaining water and clean your intestines and excretory system thoroughly. It is said that single…

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Sweet Potato Pudding Recipe

Sweet Potatoes have so many benefits why not learn to make the pudding. Here is the recipe .
Feel free to improvise , use less potatoes, add dried fruits just experiment. 2 1/2 lbs sweet potato1 cup flour2 teaspoons vanilla1  teaspoon grated nutmeg1 cup brown sugar1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon margarine1 1/2 cups coconut milk 

Wash and  skin  the potatoesWash again then grateGrate coconut, add water and squeeze juice through a strainerBlend flour, ,salt, and nutmeg.Combine this mixture with the grated potatoes and mix wellAdd sugar and coconut milk. Mix well.Grease pan, pour in batter, bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes  note " my aunt boiled the sweet potatoes not too soft ) then blended them 

Jack in the Bush

Jack in the Bush also called Christmas Bush, Bitter Bush or hemp agrimony is a common herb in Jamaica. This herb when boiled as a tea is excellent for colds and flu. Its cathartic, diuretic and anti-scorbutic (cure scurvy )properties, and consider it a good remedy for purifying the blood, combination with other herbs. A  tincture is prepared, given in frequent small doses with water, for influenza, or for a similar feverish chill, and a tea made with boiling water poured on the dry leaves will give relief if taken hot at the onset of the flu .

Jamaican Dogwood Benefits

Jamaican Dogwood has gain such a strong reputation worldwide as an anit inflammatory herb .  This herb used as a tea or as a tincture is a sedative but its helpful for migraines, stress and nerves. This herb is also helpful in the treatment of arthritis .  Dogwood is antispasmodic can help with respiratory infections such as whooping cough.

As with any herb please consult your doctor before using.

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Vervain for nerves

If you have a problems with  nerves and a little stressed out try vervain other wise called love bush .  Vervain is known to settle the nerves and neutralize anxiety issues. Vervain helps with melancholia and mild  depression.

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Happy New Year !!!!!!!!

Happy New Year to all of our readers.  Lets make this year a healthy and positive year. Be proactive with your health add vegetables, fruits and herbs to your diet, your body will thank you . Drink lemon water in the morning, juice your vegetables and fruits  , eat a salad instead of a burger.  After awhile your skin will become clearer , you will go the bathroom regularly, you may even stabilize your blood pressure and blood sugar  and the list goes on . I know so many people who are suffering or who have died from preventable diseases, its time to take control.  You control your body, YOU no one else, the choices that we make affect our kidneys, livers, hearts , brains everything and small changes will add up to big ones. Lets take care of our bodies this year and from now on no excuses, life is too short.