Improving blood circulation is a key factor in good health. This is because nutrients get to the tissues and toxins leave the tissues via the blood circulation.
So if our blood circulation is not operating optimally, nutrition and detox will not work optimally either. We can greatly improve many aspects of our health by improving blood circulation.
Stimulating the blood circulation will assist just about every body process and improve every system of the body.
It will improve the transport of nourishment, the elimination of toxins, and the function of the Heart, Liver, Kidneys and Lymphatic (Immune) System.
Some proponents of Cat’s claw suggest that it is more powerful than other immune powerhouses, echinacea, golden seal or astragalus.
It does seem that Cat’s Claw is a modern elixir with suggested benefits for all aspects of intestinal problems – from Crohn’s disease to parasites; and many ailments associated with immune system deficiencies.
It is native to the Peruvian jungles where is wraps itself around trees in the rain forest.
Pau d’arco, also known as Lapacho, is an evergreen tree, native to the rain forests and mountains of Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil.
This impressive tree can grow to 25 feet and is the proud bearer of beautiful trumpet like flowers, but it is the inner bark which is used therapeutically.
Like the better known guarana, pau d’arco is a great find by our South American herbal cousins.
Garlic’s health benefits have been known for centuries. In particular, it’s use as an antiseptic is very well known. In the early 20th Century the British government paid its countryfolk to grow garlic to be used on the battlefields of the First World War as an antiseptic.
Garlic is a member of the Lily family, one of its closest relatives being the onion.
Echinacea is in every herbalists “favourites” drawer. It is often chosen when the herbalist wants a mix to have an effect on the immune system.
In health shops it is one of the most popular herbs in the UK. There is one reason for that – because it works!
Echinacea’s secret is that it has two major properties including “persuading” the body to change from disease back to health.”
St John’s Wort has been used since the middle ages as a valuable relaxing herb. It also has long-lasting tonic effects on the whole Nervous System.
Its main properties are for mild depression and for menopause. Most people have heard of it with regard to depression. There are some well-proven benefits for this.
This is what most people know St John’s Wort for – it has become the product of choice for mild to moderate depression. We examine this in the article.
Indian ayurvedic medicine offers a wide range of treatments for a variety of health conditions.
Alfalfa has therapeutic uses as both food and medicine.
It is rich in vitamins, particularly A, B and C and also Vitamin K. It is believed to contain a higher mineral content than most grains and is a natural source of calcium, potassium, magnesium and phosphorus.
Alfalfa has therapeutic uses for a wide range of conditions.
Most professionals agree that, as a nation, we drink too much tea and coffee.
There are herbal tea substitutes which taste very nice. Why not try a few herbal teas and see if you can get into the habit of drinking them? Many of these make a refreshing change: and you will surely get to really enjoy at least a few of them.