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How to Use Melissa Oil A medicinal herb, Melissa was first introduced by the Ancient Romans and is valued today for its therapeutic properties. Melissa is perhaps best known as lemon balm. As a recent addition to the aromatherapy chest, it is becoming increasingly popular as a sedative tonic. Its calming actions makes it valuable…

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Herbs for Premenstrual Syndrome Premenstrual syndrome fighting herbal tea – Take this herbal tea regularly during your period to combine effects of a number of well known PMS bearing herbs. You will need : 1 tsp vitex berry 1 tsp wild yam root 1/2 tsp burdock root 1/2 tsp dandelion root 1/2 feverfew leaf 1…

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Using Homeopathy to Treat Illness Practising homeopathy is like detective work – remedies are prescribed according to the picture painted by the patient’s individual symptoms, desires and aversions. Homeopathy was developed by German physicist Samuel Hahnemann. He discovered that a tiny amount of a substance that caused a disorder could stimulate the body’s defences to…

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Oils for Your Throat Chakra Part 2 Some supposed winter chills are actually the result of an imbalance in your Throat Chakra. Learn how to use oils to banish the misery of colds and restore your Chakra’s harmony. Throat Chakra Recipes Laryngitis Inhalation – 10 drops benzoin + 20 drops sandalwood. Add the oils to…

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Oils for Throat Chakra Part 1 Some supposed winter chills are actually the result of an imbalance in your Throat Chakra. Learn how to use oils to banish the misery of colds and restore your Chakra’s harmony. Healing Laryngitis Laryngitis results from any inflammation of the larynx, which may arise from illness or from too…

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Uses of Eucalyptus Oil Part 2 The uses of eucalyptus oil are manifold, from a pleasant smelling decongestant to a soothing and gentle remedy for urinary infections. Combat Cystitis The antiseptic properties of eucalyptus make it an excellent remedy for infections, particularly of the urinary tract. Combat painful cystitis with a gentle daily massage over…

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Uses of Eucalyptus Oil Part 1 The uses of eucalyptus oil are manifold, from a pleasant smelling decongestant to a soothing and gentle remedy for urinary infections. Cleaning Aroma Using eucalyptus as an incense is a simple way to benefit from its antiseptic qualities. As the eucalyptus burns, it releases its antiseptic ingredients into the…

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Herbs to Ease Your Hangover Part 3 Keep these natural, herbal solutions close at hand to help dispel that morning-after feeling as quickly as possible. Peppermint – Peppermint eases headaches, indigestion and nausea. Drink a cup of peppermint tea or chew on a fresh leaf to calm your stomach and improve your stale morning-after breath….

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Herbs to Ease Your Hangover Part 2 Keep these natural, herbal solutions close at hand to help dispel that morning-after feeling as quickly as possible. Juniper – Juniper (from which gin is made) is reviving and restorative, the one time the hair of the dog really can be beneficial. Sip one small glass of gin…

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Herbs to Ease Your Hangover Part 1 Keep these natural, herbal solutions close at hand to help dispel that morning-after feeling as quickly as possible. Chamomile – A cup of chamomile tea will do wonders to soothe headaches and indigestion, especially when sweetened with energy boosting honey instead of sugar. It can also reduce irritability…