SING FEFUR NEWSLETTER:
An overview of different herbal realities focusing on the medicinal value of plants, indigenous herbs of South Africa and aspects of the herbal industry that affect the person in the street.
CONTENTS OF NEWLETTER NO 3--NOVEMBER 2011
KITCHEN-WISE--THE MEDICINAL VALUE OF KITCHEN HERBS.
Losing focus? Making a tea of Rosemary stimulates memory and concentration---the Chinese brides wore wreaths of Rosemary at weddings to remember family. Really promising if that kind of recollection can be enhanced by using a herb.
Since the norm in Western society today is insanity the stress alleviating and anti headache properties of Rosemary come in handy when feeling depressed, anxious or stressed. Try some Rosemary with a touch of honey and lemon and chill.
With Rosemary you are looking at a serious multi tasker---to make your hair manageable and shiny make a tea and use that mixture as a hair wash--Certainly does away with all the chemical additives which are added to shampoos and washes.
It is not surprising that rosemary helps Arthritic discomfort; it has a high percentage of Rosmarinic acid which has a positive effect on the nerve energy because it works as an anti inflammatory and diuretic.
From the head to the toes it works its magic.
RECIPE FOR Balancing Blood Pressure
Each one of these herbs on its own will positively affect the blood and blended together they are a powerful mixture.
Prevention of disease has been relegated to the back seat --- so much junk food clutters the minds of today’s folk.
By adding a few foods to your diet you can begin to change the flow of disease---celery and parsley in salads really have a general beneficial effect as do garlic and onions.
By cutting out some of the really unhealthy foods, you aid the body to restore itself to good health. Less oily foods—more bakes, Plastic salad dressing adds taste and lessens nourishment—use fresh lemon.
Guidance with professional health practitioners from the naturopath, sangoma, dietician, alternative healer to a MD is an responsible course of action when dealing with any substance affecting your health.
We are also a mail order source for our own organic teas , singles and herbal products. Working with you, we can develop custom formulations specific to your practice. Our goal is long term working relationships that evolve over time.
If you have a problem getting the herbs contact us at our e mail and we will do our best to help you find them.
IN MOST CASES WE REFER TO DRIED HERB WHEN ADVOCATING AMOUNTS IN TEASPOON FOR TEAS .
DOUBLE THE AMOUNT WHEN USING FRESH HERB.