Use of Herbs for Pain

Use Herbs for Pain

Use of herbs for pain goes back centuries. There are several herbs that can be used for pain.  Some can be taken internally and all can be used externally.  Internally they can be made into a tea or placed on a sugar cube.  Externally they can be mixed with lotion, ointment or oil. A description […] Read more »

Vitamin B’s Are Working

Vitamin B's are Working

Vitamin B’s are working – Yippee!! Last November I wrote an article on an experience I had with a 5 Hour Energy drink.  In that article I explained how my fibromyalgia pain was gone and the energy I had was great.  Well, I don’t drink the 5 Hour Energy drinks any more but I did […] Read more »

Marijuana and Fibromyalgia Pain

marijuana

Marijuana has been used for 5,000 plus years for everything from medical use, writing paper, rope, and canvas to the illegal form it has today.  Hemp is the plant marijuana comes from and used to grow wild on the farm where I grew up.  Once in a great while a cow would get into some […] Read more »

Milk Thistle has Potent Properties

Milk Thistle

Milk thistle is different from the green, thorn graced leaves and purple, daisy like flowers that is the bane of gardeners and farmers everywhere. This particular thistle is grown in the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, and Northern Africa. It has antioxidant properties that benefit mankind. Over the centuries milk thistle has been used to treat liver […] Read more »

L-Theanine is Good for Relaxation and Sleep

L-Theanine (also referred to as Theanine) is an amino acid found in green tea.  Technology has now made it easier to extract L-Theanine from the tea than it has been in the past.  Even though technology has made this extraction easier than it was this amino acid can be on the expensive side. Research has […] Read more »

Butterbur, an Interesting Herb

butterbur

Butterbur is an herb that I had heard very little about until recently.  My research shows that it has some very good properties but also has many side effects that need to be considered before taking it. It can be purchased in 25 mg tablets. Butterbur is used for the treatment of migraines with the […] Read more »

Herbs and Breast Cancer

herbs

Herbs have been used in traditional Chinese Medicine for the treatment and prevention of cancer for many years.   Researchers suggest; however, if women use herbal medicines for anything, including the treatment or prevention of breast cancer they should use caution.    They should research the products they use to be sure they are high in […] Read more »

Mushrooms Used for Medicinal Purposes

Mushrooms, the medicinal kind, have more benefits for good health and fighting disease than almost any other natural medicine or food.  These particular mushrooms are rich in lipids, vitamins, antioxidants and other good things.  They have been used in Asian culture for thousands of years because of these properties.  Some of the benefits are in […] Read more »

Herbal Tea and Its Benefits

Herbal tea is defined as an herbal infusion made with anything except the tea bush.  They are made with flowers, seeds, roots and leaves. Herbal tea can be used for medicinal purposes as well as being a tasty treat.  A Lavender Herb tea can be very relaxing.  Use 1 tsp. dried lavender leaves and 1 […] Read more »