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Safety With Herbs in Healing and Magick
I want to talk to you about Safety. There are a lot of common misconceptions out there regarding herbal healing, and I hope with this article to be able to clear some of those up. Safety with any treatment is essential for overall health and well-being,...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Have a Cuppa? [About Herbal Teas]
Through the ages, long before modern doctors prescribed a wonder drug to help us with almost every ailment, it was the witches, shamans and priests before them, that brewed up the various drinks, ointments and poultices that have kept the human race...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Starting an Herbal Garden
When planning an herbal garden it is important to decide what herbs you want to grow. Then decide where you're going to plant them. Will it be indoors or outdoors? Is there enough sunlight? Is the soil loose with good drainage or very firm and rocky? And so...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Spring Cleaning for Your Body
Spring is that time of year when most of us feel the need to throw open the windows, beat the rugs, roll up our sleeves and start scrubbing our living space. Fertility rites. Out with the stale old stuff, in with the fresh new things, bringing with it the...
Earth Mysteries >> Herbalism
Lavender: Solace and Majestic
Lavender, the Herb of Air, My friend when I am in despair. I ask Earth's blessing to bestow, As I tend and watch you grow. Strong roots and dainty stems, Bring joy to life when pleasure dims. Wee green bud with purple top, All your uses never stop. From...
Herbalism >> Herbs dictionary L
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 6
AS THE WORM TURNS Health and well being are part of the natural birthright of the human being. With all of its organs intact, the right diet, exercise and mental focus, a human body can overcome any disease. Even so, the effects of living in this...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
S. Hahnemann's discoveries
Homeopathy was founded by Samuel Hahnemann (1755 - 1843), a German physician. Hahnemann was an educated man; except for medicines he had also studied Greek, Latin, five other languages and philosophy. He was familiar with the ancient Greek healing-arts, and...
Body Mysteries >> Homeopathy

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Researchers Uncover Risks of Some Herbal Medicines for Cancer Patients
Nearly two-thirds of the herbal medicines used by cancer patients in the Middle East have potential health risks, according to a new survey led by Professor Eran Ben-Arye, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology researcher.
Herbal Medications
There are numerous concerns related to the use of herbal medicines because unlike conventional medications, they are not regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration and manufacturers do not have to prove the safety and efficacy of herbal ...
Herbal remedies may be risky for cancer patients
However, 29 of the 44 most popular herbal medicines are deemed to pose one or more health risks to patients who are undergoing cancer treatment. There are concerns that 15 common items could trigger herb-drug interactions, 18 herbs might have direct ...
Feedback: most herbal remedies missing a key ingredient – herbs
WHO would have thought it? An investigation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) into popular herbal medicines has found that as well as having no proven medicinal benefit, 80 per cent of the products have no herbal content, either.
Are herbal medicine vendors ripping us off and killing us softly?
Ghanaians are naively, wantonly consuming and dying from the local herbal medications which have little or no instructions or side effects warnings.

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