officinalis) common garden sage has been known and
used for culinary and medicinal purposes for centuries.
The ancient Greeks considered sage to be a valuable
healing herb, and used it to treat consumption, ulcers
and other digestive problems. It has been used to
lower fevers and treat snake bite. Used as a tea,
sage can either stop sweating when drunk cold, or
produce sweating when taken hot. It has been used
to treat headache, and is believed in various cultures
to aid memory and thinking. Salvia comes from the
Latin word meaning to heal. Sage contains Thujone
(35 to 60%), 1,8-cineol (15%), camphor (18%), borneol
(16%), bornyl esters, a-pinene and salvene. It is
a great fighter against infection, a good preservative,
a digestive aid, can reduce blood sugar and helps
relieve a sore throat. It has a peppery flavor.
Medicine it is used in support of healing and abundance.
Sage helps boost memory (Journal Pharmacology Biochemistry
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(Mentha spicata) has been long valued as a digestive
aid, stimulating salivary glands and gastric secretions.
It is gentle and safe. Traditionally used in the treatment
of colds, flu, chills and dizziness. It is a good
source of vitamins A and C and minor source of B complex,
calcium, sulfur, iron, iodine, magnesium and potassium.
Vibrational Medicine Spearmint is used to open emotionally,
clean and heal the emotional body.
Leaves - Strawberry leaf is astringent, tonic
and diuretic. A calming effect of the fruit and the
leaves along with the noted astringent properties
has historically been considered useful when treating
of diarrhea and urinary tract disorders because of
the tannins. Studies have shown that the active ingredients
ellagic acid, anthocyanins, catechins, quercetin and
kaempferol may combine to prevent the formation of
platelets which helps in reducing the risk of heart
disease, and also assist in preventing oxidation of
cholesterol which reduces the formation of plaque.
Homeopathy views the strawberry as a heart, blood
remedy. Avoid if allergic to strawberries.
Medicine uses include the support of joy in life and
healing of past emotional wounds.
(Camellia sinensis) all tea (black, green, white comes
from the ever green tree. The plant that contains volatile
oils, vitamins, minerals, and caffeine, but the active
constituents are polyphenols, particularly the catechin
called epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) considered a
stronger antioxidant than either vitamin E or C. It
is how the leaves are treated after harvest that determines
ASSAM (Camellia sinensis var. assamica) is considered
the "coffee -drinkers" tea. It has a rich
flavor that is full-bodied and malty. Dark, Crisp Delicious
GREEN - Green tea leaves with bermont oil added
(in Earl Gray, the oil is added to black tea leaves).
GREEN TEA is produced by lightly steaming the
fresh cut tea leaf, so the active constituents remain
unaltered in the herb and is very high in polyphenols
with potent antioxidant and anticancer properties.
Black and oolong tea are fermented. Research
is showing that green tea guards against cardiovascular
disease and in lower incidence of types of tumors.
Green tea lowers total cholesterol levels in the body
and improves the cholesterol profile (the ratio of
LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol). Further, it reduces
platelet aggregation, and lowers blood pressure. Much
research data is showing that the polyphenols are
also helpful in lessening the risk of a number of
types of cancers by stimulating the production of
several immune system cells. The tea plants antibacterial
properties also work against bacteria that cause dental
plaque and stimulants the body to resist and heal
from colds, congestion, asthma, diarrhea, and help
prevents tissue damage from radiation therapy. For
more than 4000 years Chinese medicine has recommended
green tea for headaches, body aches and pains, digestion,
depression, immune enhancement, detoxification, as
an energizer, and to prolong life; It can help decrease
excess body fat, fosters healthy heart.
has powerful antibacterial, antibiotic and antifungal
properties which fight infections, stimulate the immune
system and can help ward off colds and help treat
chronic yeast and urinary tract infections. Thyme
is used as an antiseptic, carminative and fermifuge.
It contains tannins that cause proteins in skin to
cross-link, forming a barrier to infection. Tymol,
the primary volatile oil has been show to offer cell
protection to the vital organs including the brain,
kidney and heart. Teas of thyme can be taken orally
to treat allergies, asthma, colds, and coughs. It
has a bright taste, lively, clean taste. Thyme's antioxidant
properties help alleviate respiratory ailments like
bronchitis and in general helps keep you breathing
easy. It is used for headaches, nerves, colds and
fevers. It is an excellent source of iron and manganese.
Vibrational Medicine uses it for sense of direction
(curcuma longa) scientific research is promoting turmeric
as one of nature's most powerful healers. This cell
protector improves every organ in the body. An anti-inflammatory
root used to relieve catarrh, and. some blood problems.
Called the anti-cancer spice, it may help prevent
and heal a long line of imbalances from Asthma to
Parkinson's disease. In Alzheimer's it helps by slowing
the progression of damage and acts as a natural safeguard
in maintaining memory and brain function associated
with aging. It also helps the body fight heart disease
and stroke, Curcumin, in Turmeric helps reduce pain,
heal, repair and keep the liver healthy and helps
control blood sugar levels,
information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure,
or prevent any disease.
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