Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Herbs that Heal Naturally


The word herb is used to refer to any part of a plant used for flavoring or medicine. Herbs for relaxation so sleep will come, and relieving pain or water retention have the welcome plus of being void of the side effects that come with chemical medications. Being pain free and relaxed with a clear head is the way things should be, and can be with herbs and Reiki. I often have clients schedule a full Reiki session with a herb consultation.

People through herbs have achieved the ultimate of success in healing even such illnesses as cancer. However, these people were in constant consultation with one of more herbalists, and periodically checked in with an allopathic physician to have his or her healing monitored. Herbalists like Reiki practitioners do not diagnose. Herbology does not replace professional medical care, but herbs are valuable tools to use in keeping our bodies healthy and can be fun experimenting with which herbs are right for you.

Herbs have been a very natural part of life for centuries. Unfortunately, just as myths have been created about Reiki, they have been created about various herbs. In the early 1800's when a young German apprentice's experimentation showed how such alkaloids as morphine could be extracted from an herb it paved the way for countless numbers of medications that are used today. The flip side of this is that while certain alkaloids are extremely helpful in the healing process, some can also be used in unhealthy ways.

For all illnesses there are herbs that have helped some people. Using the common cold as an example, some herbs work much better at certain stages of the cold.Each herbalist has a few herbs that she or he favors. Here is a drop in the bucket, so to speak, of my favorites. One thing to remember is that herbs are plants, plants are foods, and certain people have a sensitivity to certain foods. It is best to add only one herb at a time to your diet, so that you can see how each works with your system and your lifestyle.

Wood Betony (Stachys Officinalis; Betonica Officinalis), Feverfew (Chrysanthemym parthenium), and Skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) are a few of my favorites for headaches. Wood Betony and Skullcap both work to tone and strengthen the nervous system while relaxing, along with pain relieving and other healing properties.

Wood Betony has many properties that are sometimes overlooked. There is an energy within this plant that reconnects people who feel cut off from the earth or their bodies. This is an important herb for head and brain injury. It not only increases nervous strength and circulation in the solar plexus but in the brain itself. In the Middle ages it was used, like St. John's Wort, to drive away "wycked spirits", which gives us a hint about this plant whose blossoms spring forth from a wreath of leaves touching the earth.

Feverfew can thin the blood, and pregnant woman or anyone planning to become pregnant should avoid using it internally. Feverfew blossoms in a tincture give relief for insect bites. Feverfew grown in a garden can discourage some unwelcome insects as well. There are a number of herbs that are insecticides, but not harmful to humans and animals.

The number of ways in which plants can be used is endless, and I cannot imagine a world without them. All Reiki practitioners also know the benefits of Reiki being let flow into the earth, and seeds when planting, and later into tinctures and extracts.

Did you know? Garlic is well known for its antibiotic properties, and lowering cholesterol and blood pressure in some people. In the 19th century, it was called "Russian Penicillin". Studies on Garlic's healing properties were done in countries around the world. It is reported none of these studies were done in Transylvania.

http://www.naturalhelainglearning.com I cared for injured animals as a young girl,and became interested in herbs in the 1970s while living in Canada. I am a Certified Herbalist with on-going studies for my Master Herbalist certification. Beyond the common signatures of plants there is the energy signature in all of nature. The enjoyment I receive from nature is equaled only to that which I receive from teaching Reiki and giving Reiki healing sessions to people and animals. I am one of the millions of people that lives with a disability. I have personal experience in knowing the richness herbs and Usui Reiki Ryoho can bring to life as the obstacles disabilities create melt into the slush of the unimportant.


MORE RESOURCES:

Medical Xpress

Brave new world for food and health coming, nutrition scientists predict
Medical Xpress
"We are moving toward an era when personalized nutrition and medical strategies will be common, and new approaches to nutritional health will help address diseases such as obesity and cancer, as well as the underlying causes of inflammation and aging," ...



Healthy Eats (blog)

This Week's Nutrition News Feed
Healthy Eats (blog)
... juice drinking may elevate sugar intake, which can spark blood pressure spikes. Culinary nutritionist Stefanie Sacks suggests skipping juice and instead drinking smoothies made by blending whole fruits and vegetables, which pack more fiber and ...



Portland Monthly

When it Comes to Athletic Nutrition, it Pays to Be Picky
Portland Monthly
Lauren Fleshman—a runner, two-time USA 5K champion, and five-time NCAA champion—was looking for a bar that would fuel her training and nutritional needs, one that did not consist of artificial ingredients or additives. Jesse Thomas, Lauren's husband ...



Nutrition App Rise Adds Apple HealthKit Integration And Launches Its First ...
TechCrunch
Over the past year-and-a-half, the team behind personal nutrition app Rise has worked to help its users make better decisions about the things that they eat. Today, they're launching an update to the app that will also provide diet coaches with more ...

and more »


hngnews.com

Coach helps with weight loss, nutrition
hngnews.com
After earning her holistic health coach certification from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition, where she is also an ambassador, she found her passion: Helping others lose weight naturally. In November, Rudis opened Jenerate Wellness, one of several ...



Opelousas Daily World

Free nutrition classes offered
Opelousas Daily World
The Opelousas Public Library is offering free nutrition classes in January. But to take part, participants will need to register Wednesday between 9 a.m. and noon. The classes, hosted by the LSU AgCenter, will take place at 10 a.m. each Thursday on Jan ...



Inside Gymnastics magazine

Competitive Nature Nutrition Bars
Inside Gymnastics magazine
With a foundation of fresh, all-natural ingredients, Competitive Nature Nutrition Bars are a fantastic new option for elite athletes. The bars are gaining popularity in the gymnastics world and were created by Brent Klaus, who is also the owner of the ...



Cayuga County Senior Nutrition Program menus for Dec. 22-26, 2014
Auburn Citizen
The bitter with the sweet: New York craft beer industry's hops dilemma discussed at Wednesday. CRAFT BEER DISCUSSED AT WEDNESDAY MORNING ROUNDTABLE · Home/; Lake Life. CAYUGA COUNTY SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM MENUS ...



Hi.Q: Nutrition Knowledge That Matters
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
The crazily addictive app is a timed, quiz-type game on all things health and nutrition. With 10,000 questions covering 300-plus topics – and new quiz topics added daily – players can test their knowledge on everything from nutrition to fitness to ...

and more »


Lyn Halvorson returns to La Crosse district as nutrition program leader
La Crosse Tribune
The school board approved hiring Halvorson as the district's new supervisor of school nutrition programs at its Monday meeting. Halvorson worked in the district's school nutrition program for 16 years until 2002, before leaving to run the Winona Area ...

and more »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright © 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.