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The Gift of Myrrh, an Ancient Remedy

Myrrh is mentioned in one of the oldest known medical records, an ancient Egyptian list of 877 prescriptions and recipes dating back to the 16th century B.C. Myrrh, a symbol of suffering was one of the three gifts believed to have been offered to the infant Jesus by the Magi. Myrrh is used medicinally by…Read More

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Medicinal St. John’s Wort

St. John’s Wort was a folk remedy for treating insanity in the Middle Ages. Traditionally St. John’s Wort was thought to heal wounds and treat “down heartedness”, but in the 19th century the herb fell into disuse. Recent research brought it back into prominence as a valuable remedy for nervous exhaustion and depression. In medieval Europe, St. Johns Wort was thought to…Read More

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Essential Oils Remedies Spiritual

Palo Santo is Sacred

Palo Santo’s name means Holy or Sacred Wood. Palo Santo is used in curing ceremonies by the Shamans of the Andes region. It comes from the same family as Frankincense and is found in South America. Like Frankincense, Palo Santo is known as a spiritual oil.  In my home I cleanse the air of negative energy with Sage,…Read More

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German Chamomile

Many are not aware of the medicinal uses of Chamomile. It is an excellent herb for many conditions, such as digestive disorders, nervous tension, irritability, and externally it can help eczema, and sore skin. Key Actions of Chamomile: Anti-inflammatory Antiallergenic Antispasmodic Relaxant German Chamomile is a valuable herb that can relieve pain, indigestion, acidity, gas, bloating, and colic, as it is suitable for children. German Chamomile also eases tension,…Read More

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Calendula

Calendula is one of the MOST well known and versatile herbs in Western herbal medicine.  Key actions of Calendula: Anti-inflammatory Relieves muscle spasms Astringent Prevents hemorrhaging Heals wounds Antiseptic Detoxifying Mild estrogenic Calendula has a long history as a detoxifying herb. It helps lessen the toxicity that underlies many fevers and infections, as well as skin disorders such as eczema and acne. Calendula is also considered a cleanser of the liver and gallbladder. …Read More