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Arnica   McGill University 


Hamamalis Tree Taylor’s Nursery 



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Aesculuc           Papervale Trees   


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Hypericum plant 1        North Carolina Extension 


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Calendula flower           Flickr      






Nicholas A Tonelli          Flickr      


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Happy baby      Today’s Parent    



Shingles            Health Central    


Achillea plants  Garden Centre Koeman     


Fever Blister     Web MD 


  Chaparral leaf             Monterey Bay Spice Company     


Chaparral Bush Northeast School of Botanical Medicine   


Chaparral in blossom     Voyage Botanica 


Ricinus Communis         Maree Manby1 Land for Wildlife 


Caster Oil Plant             Gardening Know How      


Ricinic_communis9       Weed Identification Brisbane City Council



Nature Cure

There are two main methods of treating disease.  One is combative and the other is preventative.  Main stream medicine is almost entirely combative.  They wait until an acute or chronic disease is fully developed then try to cure them with drugs and surgery.  The...

The Life Line and Continuum of Health

The Life Line The fountain of youth has been sought through the ages.  There are essentially two major factors to the determination of how long you will live.  One is genetics and one is environment or lifestyle.  If you use genetics and lifestyle as two legs to a...

Argan Oil (Argania spinose)

 Argan oil is produced in Morocco where the women have formed cooperatives that they own and run.  Two different products are made.  One is used for culinary purposes because of its rich nutty flavor and aroma.  This one is lightly toasted and is a darker color.  The...

The Power of the Vital Force

Our body is an incredible complex being of intertwining systems.  Scientists have studied the single cell for a lifetime and when introduced to a newer and stronger microscope realize they have investigated only a small fraction of the workings of this tiny piece of...

The United States Health Care System

Americans spend an average of $316,600 on health care in a lifetime.  One third of this is used during their middle ages and half is spent during their senior years.  For a full one quarter of Americans, they will spend more than their total assets on out of packet...

Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic acid is produced naturally by the body.  You find it mostly in the joints, eyes and skin.  About 50% of all the hyaluronic acid found in the body is found in the skin. It holds on to moisture in the skin by binding with the water molecules which keeps the...


Purified and bleached beeswax is used in food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. It is a common ingredient in chewing gum and is used as a glazing agent to prevent water loss in some fruits.  Soft gelatin capsules and tablet coatings have beeswax in them.  It is used in...

Pomegranate Seed Oil

Moisturizing and hydrating. Diminishes wrinkles Pomegranate seed oil actually builds thicker collagen.  This makes improves wrinkles and the elasticity of the skin. Anti-Oxidant Many of the constituents in pomegranate seed oil are powerful antioxidants.  This means it...

Rose Hip Oil

Benefits Hydrating Rose hip oil is high in omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.  Because of that the skin’s natural barrier becomes healthier.  It slows the release of water from the skin. Anti-aging This oil increases collagen production. The protein in our skin is 70%...

Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is full of anti-oxidants. It is anti-fungal and anti-bacterial so it prevents infection when used topically. It penetrates deep into the skin making it a moisturizer and a hydrator.  Which means it prevents water loss from the skin.  It helps with...