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Golden-seal is rated for its Antibacterial and Anti inflammatory properties. it is often taken to treat or prevent upper respiratory tract infections and the common cold, skin disorder lack of appetite heavy or painful periods sinus infections indigestion and other inflammatory or digestive disorder£20.00£20.00
Fruit of loom excellent quality T-shirt front design Haile Selassie king of kings.
Roots and culture.
, original name , (born July 23, 1892, near Harer, Ethiopia—died August 27, 1975, Addis Ababa), emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974 who sought to modernize his country and who steered it into the mainstream of post-World War II African politics. He brought Ethiopia into the League of Nations and the United Nations and made Addis Ababa the major centre for the Organization of African Unity (now African Union).£13.00
Amethyst is known as one of the master Crystals when it comes to spirituality.
It is a powerful protection stone creating a bubble around the carrier, warding off psychic attacks and negative energy.
Physically, Amethyst boosts production of hormones and tunes the endocrine system and metabolism. It strengthens the cleansing and eliminating organs as well as the immune system, and is an excellent blood cleanser. Amethyst relieves physical, emotional and psychological pain or stress
Burdock Roots is natural anti bacterial and anti inflammatory that is packed with disease fighting antioxidants. Like dandelion tea burdock root can be consumed in tea form. Burdock roots benefit includes the ability to detoxify the lymphatic system, purify the blood protect against diabetes and many more.£9.99
Benefits of Dandelion Root
The top health benefits of dandelion root include its ability to detoxify the liver, aid digestion, reduce the risk of cancer, and treat inflammation, among others. Let us look at these benefits in detail.
Detoxifies and Prevents Liver Damage
In traditional medicine, dandelion root is a popular tonic for liver damage. It is rich in iron, vitamin A, and calcium, all of which are key to liver health. This root is thought to promote increased bile production, while also cleansing the liver and . Because of its liver-toxin cleansing powers, dandelion root often shows up in packaged detoxifying blends. Modern studies suggest that dandelion root may actually prevent liver fibrosis due to the inhalation of carbon tetrachloride. It may also help prevent alcohol-related damage to the liver.
Dandelion root has a slight laxative effect and is recommended to help digestion after meals. It may also encourage the growth of a healthy gut biodome. It also aids the digestion of rich, fatty foods by stimulating the production of stomach acid and bile. It is used to increase appetite, reduce gas, and relieve constipation. Dandelion root is also a rich source of inulin, a prebiotic fiber that is converted by your gut bacteria into short-chain fatty acids.
Much of this root’s anticancer reputation is due to its ability to induce apoptosis, according to a 2016 report published in the Oncotarget journal (Pamela Ovadje et al.). Apoptosis is a process by which cells recycle themselves, which allows cells with damaged proteins to be rebuilt as new cells; this is critical to stopping the proliferation of cancer cells in the body. The dandelion root extract has been shown to be effective at slowing the growth of pancreatic cancer cells, as well as leukemia and melanoma, through stimulated apoptosis.
Dandelion root has long been used to treat inflammation of organs, joints, and swelling. Part of this herb’s effectiveness at combating inflammation has to do with the phytonutrients and essential fatty acid it contains. are naturally contained in plants, which have been found to provide numerous health benefits.
Dandelion root is a traditional diuretic, a quality verified in a 2009 study at the Tai Sophia Institute in Maryland, conducted by Bevin A Claire and Richard S. Conroy. Diuretics are good for the body in several different ways. Because it reduces water weight, it is recommended for weight loss. It is also thought to help kidney damage, by inducing flushing of toxins and supporting healthy kidney function. For this reason, it is also recommended for gout, rheumatism, or any swelling of the joints. It may also help prevent urinary tract infections
Breast Milk Production
Though there is little scientific evidence, for centuries, this root has been used by nursing mothers to help stimulate breast milk production and regulate hormones. Some proponents theorize that dandelion root may not help boost lactation in itself, but that the significant vitamins and minerals contribute to the mother’s overall health, and therefore healthy lactation.
Boosts Cardiovascular Health
As a diuretic, dandelion root may help lower potassium, which supports healthy blood pressure. Dandelion root may also help control cholestral levels, lowering and maintaining a healthy ratio of HDL, the “good” that can keep your system functioning normally.. It is also a good source of fiber and
Uses for Dandelion Root
Dried dandelion root can be found either as a powder, in capsules, or dried and made into a tea. Dandelion root tincture is sometimes available. Dandelion root “coffee” is a popular coffee alternative for those looking to avoid caffeine, and it even has a similar taste like your favourite morning£9.99
Bladderwrack, iodine rich seaweed , is used for thyroid problems, obesity, joint pain, constipation, and skincare. Dietary bladderwrack is available most commonly as an herbal supplement, capsules, or powder. Bladderwrack powder is also mixed into water or facial scrubs for skin-related benefits to improve its efficacy.
May Aid In Weight Loss
In many cultures, Bladderwrack is thought to heighten metabolism, which makes it easier to lose weight. Many weight loss supplements do contain Bladderwrack in combination with other herbs, because of its effect on the workings of the thyroid gland. There is no clinical evidence to suggest that these drugs help in weight loss or metabolism management.
One of the other popular uses of bladderwrack over the years has been as an anti-fucoidans and fucoxanthin. Whether you are suffering from gout, arthritis, hemorrhoids, or skin irritation, bladderwrack may successfully neutralize the irritation, reduce swelling, and even relieve pain. The internal and external (topical) uses of bladderwrack may both be useful approaches and are even better in conjunction, such as for sore muscles and joints. One 12-week study showed that isolated fucoidans from brown marine algae including bladderwrack helped reduce arthritis stiffness and pain. However, better human clinical trials are needed to support this use.substance due to its active constituents –
Fucoidan is a unique type of fiber found in high quantities in bladderwrack. Research suggests that fucoidan has many beneficial properties that include antiviral, antitumor, , antiangiogenic, and antiarthritic properties.
According to a report by researchers from the University of Tasmania, Australia fucoidan has anti-cancer and anti-tumor properties and may induce apoptosis. However, more clinical trials are required to support the anticarcinogenic effects.
There are several different types of fiber found in bladderwrack, but one particularly important one is alginic acid. Alginic acid relieves and adds bulk to stool, promoting a smooth digestive process that is efficient in terms of nutrient uptake. Bladderwrack steeped in hot water with ginger, or bladderwrack tea is often used to relieve excess flatulence, bloating, cramping, and more serious conditions like gastric ulcers and Colon Cancer.
May Boost Heart Health
Research studies have linked bladderwrack with higher levels of HDL may contribute to helping you prevent altherocslerosis, lowering , reducing your risk of strokes and heart attacks, and generally lessen the strain on your system.(good cholesterol), which
There are many valuable minerals found in bladderwrack that can help to make the skin beautiful, but there are also powerful organic chemicals that can slow down the aging process. These in bladderwrack keep the skin looking healthy and young, reduce AGE SPOTS and blemishes, and lessen the appearance of wrinkles. Antioxidants can also boost skin elasticity, keeping your skin looking tight and toned well into your old age.
Menstrual Cycle Regularity in Premenopausal Women
Dietary Bladderwrack may help increase the duration of the menstrual cycle in premenopausal women and may also help reduce the RISK OF CANCER related to estrogen. A preliminary clinical trial looked at the effect of the seaweed on three premenopausal women with irregular menstrual cycle patterns. They found that it helped prolong the menstrual cycle and exerted an anti-estrogenic effect on the women, which may help reduce the risk of estrogen-related cancers. However, a study with a larger sample size may help understand this therapeutic benefit better.
Certain active compounds present in bladderwrack are being studied for their possible health benefits. Fucoidan is being studied as a potential therapy against age-related macular degeneration. CALCIUM alginate in alginic acid may assist in WOUND healing. Alginic acid has also shown to have an inhibitory effect on the HIV virus in a test tube study.
100g Shea Butter Shea butter is one of the best natural skin moisturisers in the World. Gotten from the Shea nut, the butter is used in all sorts of body butters, balms, creams and other skin care products. Highly moisturising for both skin and hair. This Shea butter is completely raw and unrefined, leaving all of it’s natural vitamins intact. Shea butter is very good in soaps, lotions, lip balms, body butters and moisturisers. Our Shea butter is 100% organic, unrefined, natural and pure, no added ingredients FREE POSTAGE Useful in treating: Eczema Stretch marks Postpartum stretch marks Acne Ageing skin, wrinkles Rashes Dry itchy skin Anti inflammatory Night face treatment Scars Dark spots Massage Heals burns Psoriasis Relieves sunburn Restores skin elasticity Natural SPF Natural sun cream Fades dark marks and scars Prevents bumps after shaving Softens skin Calms irritated skin Relieves joint pain Hair oil It is used extensively for many cosmetic products for its moisturising properties it is also a component in salves and lotions. The moisturising properties of Shea butter makes it ideal for use as a massage butter and a lip balms, facial moisturisers and bath oils. In skincare, it treats irritations all over. This product is 100 percent raw unrefined Shea butter from West Africa. It is the best grade available and perfect for any natural skin treatment.
A mix and blend of Mediterranean Spanish French and English lavender flowers. gift from mother nature.
Fill an empty fabric bag or decorative paper envelope with a handful of dried lavender to freshen small spaces. They make unusual gifts and can be very personal if handmade. For a non-sew fabric bag, just place a handful of lavender inside a fabric square or circle and tie with a ribbon.
Although lavender does not kill moths and won’t cure an infestation, they don’t like the smell and will avoid areas protected with lavender. Make a lavender pomander or hang lavender bags in the wardrobe.
5. Insect deterrent
Flies are also deterred in a similar way. Try leaving some dried lavender buds or bunches near open windows to stop them coming in. Particularly useful near farmland! In A Good Year by Peter Mayle, an old house in Provence is even protected from scorpions by dried lavender around the window frames – not much call for that in the UK climate!
6. Potpourri ingredient
2. Sleep aid
Try keeping a relaxing lavender bag by your pillow for a good nights sleep. The action of lavender can be enhanced by the addition of dried hops to make a lavender and hop pillow. Soothing chamomile also combines well with lavender and has a pleasant, apple-like fragrance.
See my post about ways to relax with lavender
3. Drawer freshener
Dried lavender will bring a linen-fresh scent to your clothes. Just leave a lavender bag in each drawer or the airing cupboard, and squeeze regularly to refresh the scent – this releases the natural essential oils from the buds.
4. Moth repellent in wardrobes
Lavender is also used as herbal filler inside sachets used to freshen linens. Dried and sealed in pouches, lavender flowers are placed among stored items of clothing to give a fresh fragrance and to deter moths. Dried lavender flowers may be used for wedding confetti. Lavender is also used in scented waters and sachets .
The most popular and traditional combination is lavender and dried rose buds or petals. This would make a pretty bowl for a sitting room or bedroom, and can be enhanced with fragrance oils or essential oils. For a zingy combination suitable for the kitchen or bathroom, try mixing lavender with citrus such as dried orange or lime.
See my post about making lavender & lime potpourri
7. In food
Culinary grade dried lavender is needed for this (if buying), or dry your own Lavandula Angusifolia or Intermedia. Try making lavender shortbread by adding a couple of teaspoonfuls to your favourite shortbread recipe, or make a lavender infusion (tea) to aid sleep.
8. Wedding favour
Lavender bags make lovely wedding favours. They are inexpensive and useful to take home and put in a drawer or by your bed. The bag can also be colour co-ordinated to the wedding theme.
See my post on lavender for weddings
9. Wedding confetti
Dried lavender is natural, fragrant, biodegradable, and throws like rice. It is becoming increasingly popular, especially where there is a vintage or country theme.
Dried lavender bunches are beautiful around the home, especially in a country cottage setting, and add a delicate fragrance at the same time. Hang in an entrance porch to provide a nostalgic welcome.