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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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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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Herbs for Premenstrual Syndrome Part 2 To combat all the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, you will need to use different herbs. Learn here which herbs should be your first port of call during bouts of PMS. Milk Thistle – Milk thistle is a member of the daisy family; the seeds are used therapeutically. Its main…

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Herbs for Premenstrual Syndrome Part 1 To combat all the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome, you will need to use different herbs. Learn here which herbs should be your first port of call during bouts of PMS. Chasteberry Tree – This is a member of the verbena family and is found around the Mediterranean and in…

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Uses of Aniseed Oil Part 2 You should be careful when using aniseed oil, but that does not mean you have to avoid it completely. Stick to gentle inhalation techniques to avoid causing damage to sensitive skin. Magic of Aniseed A revered herb of the ancient Middle Eastern civilisations, aniseed is one of the oldest…

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Uses of Aniseed Oil Part 1 You should be careful when using aniseed oil, but that does not mean you have to avoid it completely. Stick to gentle inhalation techniques to avoid causing damage to sensitive skin. Food Flavouring Aniseed is used to flavour cough sweets and aniseed balls as its flavour is sweet and…

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Aromatherapy for Easing Grief When someone you love passes away, the following days and weeks can be extremely hard to cope with. Let aromatherapy support you through this difficult period. Grief is a very difficult emotion to deal with. It must, however, be expressed to be resolved. The most frequent features of grief are psychological…

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Making Aromatherapy Soap and Shower Gel Turn your daily bath or shower into an excuse for indulgence with home made aromatherapy products tailored to your needs. Have you even wished that you could make soap specially formulated for your own skin type that would literally wash away problems such as eczema or acne? Or even…

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Treating The Circulatory System Part 4 Most diseases of the heart and the circulatory system require professional treatment, but essential oils can be use alongside conventional medicine to support recovery. Anemia Red blood cells carry oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body and the oxygen combines with iron to form haemoglobin, the…