Bedstraw: For kidney disorders, thyroid gland complaints, the lymphatic system, skin disorders

Bedstraw (Galium verum) is a very valuable plant to the average herbalist because it can be used for a wide range of problems. With its diuretic and alterative actions, it is most beneficial as a lymphatic tonic, especially in the case of adenoid disorders and...

Detoxification Programs: In just 6 or 10 days detox your body with herbs & organic vegetable juice — feel fantastic again

An overload of toxins in your body will lead to chronic illness, premature ageing and death. You and I are exposed to thousands of toxic chemicals, they are everywhere — all the time. They are in the air we breathe, in the water we drink, in the food we eat and the...

Yarrow: For the relief of diarrhoea, dysentery, haemorrhoids, menstrual & menopausal problems, uterine fibroids, aids liver, gall bladder and kidney function

Yarrow has an important place in the history of herbs. It has two agents which promote blood coagulation, several which have anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving action, and others which are antiseptic. As well as healing internal and external wounds, yarrow counters...

Elder flower: For the relief of influenza, bronchitis, sore throat, tonsillitis, burns, skin ailments and rheumatic complaints

Elder flower (Sambucus nigra) has been used in traditional medicine all over the world in many different cultures due to its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. The most common uses are for colds and flu, sinus infections, and other respiratory disturbances....

Cabbage: Simple remedy for arthritic and inflamed joints, swelling, sores, sprains and slow-healing wounds

Cabbage (Brassica oleracea): I don’t think I have to tell anyone what a cabbage looks like because it is one of the most widely grown vegetables and is a European native. The heads of cabbage varieties range in shape from pointed, through to globular, to flat...

The Beetroot: The most valuable vegetable in the medicine chest

Beetroot (Beta vulgaris): For 2000 years the beetroot has remained as the most valuable vegetable in the medicine chest. After carrot juice, the juice from the beetroot must be the most used of all the root vegetables. It is also one of our most valuable, containing...