Food as Medicine - Turnips

Turnips, also known as underground apples, will rebalance a woman's glandular system. 

They contain high amounts of calcium and potassium, which reduce the negative effects associated with PMS and menopause.

~~ Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D., Food as Medicine

Cystitis and Shepherd's Purse

For the basic attack of urethritis or cystitis, from food binges, too much booze or coffee, that strange white powder you snuffed a lot of at a party two nights ago, rabid and enjoyable sessions of sexual excesses that leave you walking bowlegged, or driving nonstop from Santa Barbara to Bangor, Maine, with only a bag of dried banana chips, two pounds of Nacho Flavored Fritos, and homemade salsa for food, in a rented subcompact with twelve traveling bags, a parakeet, and a four-year-old cranky child…your basic garden variety of bladder infection.

Drink ½ teaspoon of the tincture of Shepherd's Purse in a cup of warm water every three hours, lay off the carbos or burgers, and get over it. The more acute the onset, the better it works. Sluggish, week-long infections usually need stronger medicine.

~~ Michael Moore



Herbal Medicine - Hawthorn for Circulation

Our 'computer age' has created a sedentary lifestyle for many people, which, in turn, has led to poor leg circulation.

If your legs get pins and needles, or that "dead" feeling when you sit too long, then you may want to explore the use of Hawthorn.

Hawthorn is a wonderful herb that opens arteries and enhances blood circulation throughout the body.

Older people who need to increase the circulation in their bodies would be wise to use Hawthorn on a regular basis.

Memory and concentration are helped by this herb, as it works to improve the blood supply to the brain. It works as a relaxant, relieving stress on the nervous system, and also acts as a diuretic to help mitigate fluid retention.

Hawthorn can help convey joy and blessings, and lighten your heart.

So, how about a cup of beautiful Hawthorn Berry tea? Help your heart, brain, kidneys, nerves, and improve your circulation.

What a nice way to love your body!