Category Archives: Herbal remedies

HERBAL CREAMS & OILS

HERBAL CREAMS & OILS Product name Size Properties Price HERBAL CREAMS & LOTIONS “RENEW AND RESTORE” HERBAL CREAM 50ml This herbal cream has been proven excellent for healing all types of scarred, burned, damaged and marked skin. It can be used on the face and all parts of the body. Anti-septic, anti-fungal. Contains extracts of 5 well known herbs that effectively heal. R70.00 “ULTRA RESTORE” HERBAL CREAM 50ml This is an enriched Renew & Restore herbal cream for exceptionally dry, irritated skin. Contains lanolin – which can cause an allergy in some people. R70.00 “PAIN AWAY” HERBAL CREAM for PAIN, INFLAMMATION and ARTHRITIS 50ml A unique blend of herbs, including Hypoxis (African potato) to relieve the pain of arthritic joints and inflamed muscles. This cream can also be used to relieve painful menstrual cramps. R70.00 ECZEMA HERBAL LOTION 50ml A very successful herbal blend of several soothing & healing herbs that relieve the symtoms of eczema, rashes and irritated skin. R70.00 RESTORATIVE LEG CREAM 50ml An herbal cream to soothe, rejuvenate and invigorate the skin of the lower legs – particularly aimed at diabetics and the elderly R70.00 “AFRICAN POTATO” HERBAL SALVE 50ml An extract of Hypoxis in a cream (more…)

Bloating

Bloating The surprising foods that cause it, and how to relieve it .  Chewing gum is a culprit too. Feeling “Weighty” All of us have days when we suddenly start feeling a bit ‘weighty’   round the stomach. The belly bloat can be very unseemly and off-putting. Here are a few foods that can assist you in cutting back on the excessive bloating and slim down your waistline. AND some a few surprising foods that actually cause bloating. Foods which cause Bloating. Even if you have a moderately healthy diet, there are certain foods that can make you more bloated. You should stay away from these right before an important occasion or event. Too much salt in food or eating added salt by way of pickles should be avoided. Adding table salt to dishes can increase your sodium intake without you even realizing it. Bloating Binge Drinking Binge drinking alcohol or mixing too many alcoholic drinks dehydrate your body, which in turn leads to water retention and causes you to wake up with a puffy, bloated face and belly. If you want to avoid bloating, then limit the number of drinks you consume, don’t drink on an empty stomach and follow (more…)

How Safe and Effective are Herbal Remedies

How Safe and Effective are Herbal Remedies is a question asked by many of our clients on buying our products. Used correctly, herbal remedies can be a safer, less expensive alternative to pharmaceuticals. Doctors have begun to recognize their treatment value. By Michael Castleman | October/November 2010 Herbal remedies can be a safer, less expensive alternative to pharmaceuticals, and you can grow many of them in your backyard. PHOTO: DIANE GUTHRIE, STYLING BY BITTERSWEET FLORAL & DESIGN. How Safe and Effective are Herbal Remedies Like drugs, medicinal herbs can cause harm. Anything that’s pharmacologically active can. Anyone who calls herbs hazardous is totally misinformed. Every year the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) compiles statistics on accidental deaths from drugs, herbs, vitamins, and other supplements. The AAPCC’s most recent report (2008) records 1,756 accidental poisoning deaths. How many were attributable to medicinal herbs? Zero. In every accidental death caused by a pharmacological agent, the culprit was a pharmaceutical. And it’s been that way for many years. Herbs are safer than drugs. University of Toronto researchers combed 30 years of medical literature (1966 to 1996) for reports of drug side effects in hospital patients. Extrapolating from the 39 most rigorous studies, (more…)