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Rhus Tox

I thought interesting to find a product from poison ivy is used to treat poison ivy

Notes Found on Rhus Toxicodendron: is often the remedy in Backache, Body aches during flu, Lumbago, Rheumatism, Sprains. Whether the pain is from an old injury or not, consider Rhus tox. Lifting heavy loads that cause bruised and sprained pains. Overlifting, with the sudden “crick” in the back, with pain worse with raising arms above the head.

Rhus Tox is from Poison Ivy. Rhus Tox is a remedy for skin ailments such as, shingles hives, fever blisters, chicken pox, poison ivy , and rashes with poison ivy appearance.
Keynote is: red spots, very itchy, with burning and swollen vesicles.

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Benefits of Increased Vegetable Intake

Research has shown that the vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients (additional compounds in plants – like antioxidants) of vegetables and fruits have great health benefits and may even:
• Naturally increase your energy level
• Assist your weight-loss efforts by reducing your appetite and improving your metabolism
• Reduce inflammation and help relieve your stiff joints and achy muscles
• Lower your risk of cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke
• Protect your vision from age-related vision loss and blindness (ARMD)
• Help you maintain strong bones
• Support your immune function and increase your resistance to infections
• Reduce allergy symptoms without drowsiness
• Improve your mental acuity, protecting your mind and memory
• Detoxify toxic metals and chemicals
• Help slow aging of your skin and dulling of your hair
• Restore healthy digestion

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Why Herbs?

1. What are Herbs?

  • Herbs are the highest quality food known to man containing vitamin, minerals and trace elements in natural balance and harmony.

2. Why use Herbs?

  • It is our sincere belief that our Creator put herbs upon the earth to maintain and restore our health. We believe that herbs get to the cause of health problems.

3. Are there bad side effects with using herbs?

  • No, but some people experience cleansing action on the body when first using herbs (such as nausea, diarrhea, aches, etc.). It is this detoxifying process that helps bring the body into a state of health.

4. Do I treat herbs like drugs?

  •  (for example: small dosages, caution in mixing & possible overdose)
  • Herbs are FOOD, not drugs. Herbs can be taken in large quantities with no harmful side effects. Mixing herbs has less of a side effect than eating different foods together. Therefore, you can take all the herbs you want to get greater health benefits. Most chemical drugs can be taken at the same time as hers, but is preferable to take at different times.

5. How many herbs should I take and for how long?

  • When using a new her, begin with a recommended dosage and observe how your body reacts to it. If you do not receive the desires result, increase of decrease the dosage accordingly. When herbs are used for restoring health, dosages will need to be five-to-seven times that which is required for maintaining health. Depending of course on the ailment and the severity of it.

Enzymes / Nutritionals

What Are Enzymes?


  • Enzymes are proteins – Like other proteins, enzymes consist of long chains of amino acids held together by peptide bonds. they are present in all living cells, where they perform a vital function by controlling the metabolic processes whereby nutrients are converted into energy and fresh cell material. Furthermore, enzymes take part in the breakdown of food materials into simpler compounds. Some of the best know enzymes are those found in the digestive tract where pepsin, trypsin and peptides break down proteins into amino acids, lipase split fats into glycerol and fatty acids, and amylase break down starch into simple sugars.

Why Use Homeopathics?

Homeopathy is the second most widely used system of medicine in the world. Its growth in popularity in the United States has been around 25 to 50 percent a year throughout the last decade.
The success is fueled by several factors:

  • Homeopathy is extremely effective. When the correct remedy is taken, results can be rapid, complete and permanent.
  • Homeopathy is completely safe. Even babies and pregnant women can use Homeopathy without the danger of side effects. Homeopathic remedies can also be taken alongside other medication without producing unwantes side effects.
  • Homeopathy is natural. Homeopathic remedies are normally based on natural ingredients.
  • Homeopathy works in harmony with your immune system, unlike some conventional medicines which suppress the immune system. (for example, cough medicines suppress the cough reflex, which is your body’s attempt to clear the lungs)
  • Homeopathic remedies are not addictive – once relief is felt, you should stop taking them. If no relief is felt, you are probably taking the wrong homeopathic remedy.
  • Homeopathy is holistic. It treats all the symptoms as one, which is practical terms means that it addresses the cause, not the symptoms. This often means that symptoms tackled with Homeopathy do not recur.

Acne Cure

I was wondering how to cure acne naturally?
The best thing for Acne is vitamin b5 – 500 mg 2 times a day. You can get it at almost any health food store.

Cancer and Exercise

The benefits of exercise in preventing or easing the effects of some diseases such as cancer has long been confirmed by research and patient assessments, wellness coaching brings a more concentrated effort to this concept. The study, conducted by the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, suggests that wellness programs may have lasting benefits in terms of reducing stress and anxiety. The study also suggests an overall positive impact on a patient’s quality of life. Wellness programs for cancer patients are similar to other exercise programs by emphasizing the complete health and well being of the individual.

Infant and Childhood Trends in Growth


by Mary Howard, RN

Would you like to feel more in charge when it comes to knowing how your child should be growing at certain ages? Each child and family traits are so different we don’t all fit into the charts. Let’s look at some of the norms and some reasons why the charts aren’t accurate for everyone.