Tag Archives: Remedy

natural cures for common ailments

Just got the cover of my new book with mercier press. here’s a sneak preview/excerpt ACHES AND PAINS Many visits to the local pharmacy are to find remedies for sundry aches and pains. These are also perhaps the most common … Continue reading

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Migraine

Migraine is a one-sided throbbing headache caused by constriction and dilation of blood vessels in the brain. The pain is actually the dilation part. Often with referred eye pain. For a lot of us it’s a hereditary condition but it … Continue reading

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sap those warts

Warts are a sign of a virus – the human papillomavirus (HPV) in fact – which causes the body to produce an excess of skin cells. The best way to tackle them is to attack the virus by boosting your … Continue reading

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WASP STING – the done thing

Wasps (including hornets, yellow jackets and other members of Vespula and Dolichovespula species that regularly visit gardens) have sabre-like stingers that smoothly puncture the skin, release and puncture again repeatedly, delivering a swift inoculation of venom with each sting and … Continue reading

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Geranium, rose and chamomile soothing body wash

Geranium, rose and chamomile soothing body wash is suitable for irritated skin conditions, dermatitis, acne and as a low allergen wash. Essential oil of Pot Geranium (pelargonium spp) reduces inflammation of skin and controls infection of wounds – infusions, flower … Continue reading

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sick of the heat – a prickly issue

Heat rash or prickly heat is such an annoyance – that red or pinkish rash occurring on areas of skin beneath clothing really slows down enjoyment of the sun let alone gardening activity. It generally develops on hot days when … Continue reading

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thirsty work and homemade Quick fix isotonic drinks

Gardening is thirsty work, even just looking at it in summer heat is thirsty work. Dehydration is what happens when your body loses more fluid than you take in. Which is an ever present threat when under the influence of … Continue reading

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