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Herbs: basil leaves turning black and falling off, basil plant, ko ko
basil plant, ko ko, southern exposure: KO: You have just given your basil a death sentence. It hates indoor growing unless it has 16 hours of sunlight and above 70 degrees. Given a southern exposure, like in front of a sliding glass door. Water it sparingly and feed no fertilizer. Good luck.!...

Herbs: basil turning yellow, liquid fish, coastal alaska
liquid fish, coastal alaska, cold climate: Lali: I think you have to go back to the cold frame. Basil is a light and heat lover and will not accept anything less. The yellowing of the leaves could be not enough heat & fertilizer. It loves liquid fish & kelp or the fish alone is ok to keep it producing....

Herbs: basil in winter, basil plant, potting soil
basil plant, potting soil, heat pad: Pat: This is the first herb that goes at the first sign of frost. To keep in doors you must locate in a southern or eastern window or glass door. It needs 16 hours of light and temps above 70. Best is to start in spring when night temps. are in the 70 s....

Herbs: basil, basil flowers, sweet basils
basil flowers, sweet basils, sweet basil: Patti: The sweet basil flowers are normally white. The thai basils are purple and have a strong licorice scent. They produce flowers quicker than the sweet basils. If the plant is old, it may produce the flowers earlier too. Cut the flower stems down to 2...

Herbs: bay laurel tree potted, bay laurel tree, franco lauro
bay laurel tree, franco lauro, laurier commun: Sandy: The problem may be several problems. Bay trees lov to be potted, but not root bound. If it has not been repotted since you ve had it, I would take out of pot, cut inti the root system until the soil is well loosen. Place in larger pot add bone meal,...

Herbs: bay tree, rubbing alcohol, organic products
rubbing alcohol, organic products, remedy: Peter: I believe the black spots is called smut . Contact this web site called gardensalive.com. They have all types of organic products and should have one for the smut. I use to use rubbing alcohol on cotton to get rid of it. The size of the tree may...

Herbs: bay tree, herb book, rooting hormone
herb book, rooting hormone, seedlings: Ralph: I have never tried this before. I know you can take cutting from branch and dip in a rooting hormone and try from this. It is very tricky. Cutting must be taken when soft enough and keep moist. Never let it dry out. Too much to explain here. Try herb...

Herbs: billberry better vision, natural supplements, s vision
natural supplements, s vision, better vision: Bilberry is excellent to improve eye health. I cant say it will definitely cure your particular pblem. Follow the directions on the bottle for a few weeks and see if you notice any improvement. There are other natural supplements to help your eyes to...

Herbs: bladder, arnica montana, detrol la
arnica montana, detrol la, overactive bladder: To check with your Dr or Pharmacist for possible interactions is an excellent idea. With their approval, by all means try the Enuraid, and give it a few days. If you dont find the relief you need, I will see what alternatives there may be among herbs and...

Herbs: blood pressure and maca, l argine, vitamin b 6
l argine, vitamin b 6, army doctor: If your dr approves the use of arginine then use it. It can help your erection problem and also your heart. Only with his approval. I recommend taking vitamin b-6 and 100 milligrams of vitamin c with the arginine. Also ask him when to take it. Enjoy...

Herbs: Calcium, reputable source, vitamin store
reputable source, vitamin store, calcium: Hello Monica :) It s best to get your calcium in a liquid or liquigel form. It assimilates better into the body than caps or tablets can. As for brand or kind, just get from a reputable source, not a discount store or a commercial chain vitamin store....

Herbs: Candida yeast overgrowth, toxic fungus, yeast overgrowth
toxic fungus, yeast overgrowth, bacterial toxins: Hello Erik - Yes, there is such a thing as Candida Yeast Overgrowth and it effects many people and their lifestyles everyday. The overgrowth can occur from many different theories but the most prominent was the overuse of antibiotics during childhood....

Herbs: Caring for an ailing Rosemary bush, seaweed fish, health food stores
seaweed fish, health food stores, fish fertilizer: Pat: Rosemary are very finicky of not enough water and too much water. Once a week would be fine and a little misting too. They also don t like being root-bound. Sounds like your planter should be at least 18 deep. Fertilize with orgaic fertilizer such as...

Herbs: Caring for Basil, growing basil, organic fertilizer
growing basil, organic fertilizer, liquid fish: Sandy: Basil must be outside and receiving full morning sun all day. Water about twice a week without any rain. Feed an organic fertilizer such as liquid fish at home depot/lowe s. Prune 1/3 of the new growth off each branch every 3 weeks or less. If in a...

Herbs: Chaparral, hot deserts, flowers seeds
hot deserts, flowers seeds, yellow petals: HERBALPEDIA CHAPARRAL Larrea tridentata (in the past L. tridentata was considered synonymous with the Argentinian species L. divaricata, but most botanists now think of them as separate species) FAMILY: Zygophyllaceae NAMES: Creosote Bush, Gobernadora,...

Herbs: Cholestrol, list of chinese herbs, chinese herbal pharmacy
list of chinese herbs, chinese herbal pharmacy, xin lu: Dear Jamie, Treating high chelestrol with Chinese Herbs is a bit more complicated then just taking herb A or herb B. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, high cholesterol stems from different causes besides your diet. Please consult with a Chinese Herbalist...

Herbs: Cilantro, cilantro plant, sao paulo brazil
cilantro plant, sao paulo brazil, metal fillings: Ken: To have fresh cilantro weekly,you must sow seeds about every 3 weeks. Since the brazilian climate is made to grow & keep growing, the cilanto matures much quicker and goes to seed. You can cut off flowers and still get a few more leaves. Fertilize every...

Herbs: Cilantro, cilantro plant, will make every effort
cilantro plant, will make every effort, growing flowers: Dear Deena: Thank you for your question. Cilantro is an annual. Once it matures it will make every effort possible to flower, go to seed and reproduce itself. The only way to delay this is to continually prune the plant so that the flowers do not have...

Herbs: CLA supplement, health habits, balanced meals
health habits, balanced meals, excess weight: I can t recommend a good brand. As for why prices vary, it all depends on the amount of CLA per supplement, the source, and the company itself and what it s goal is. Not all companies are ethical, so some will overcharge for what you can get cheaper elsewhere....

Herbs: Cold sores/ herpes, l lysine, herpe
l lysine, herpe, amino acids: Hi Lana, and thanks for asking. Those things can be so annoying and I can give you something that really works. Go to any health store or pharmacy. Get some L-Lysine. I prefer the capsules but it is available in tablet form as well. If you have an outbreak...

Herbs: Combining herbs, cinamon, meadowsweet
cinamon, meadowsweet, nettle: I would really like to be able to help you, but I m not sure what you mean. Combined in what way? In the same growth bed? As far as taste goes? Medicinally? If you are asking about combining the herbs for treatment of ailments and to be taken internally,...

Herbs: Container Herbs, fish emulsion, organic fertilizer
fish emulsion, organic fertilizer, lowe s: Robin: Many herbs can be planted in containers, but they need the room as they grow. They will sometimes choke out each other fighting for nutrients. I recommend planting each in it s own container. I know parsley,chives,dill,arugula,chervil will do well,...

Herbs: Coriander (herb), fantastic websites, bottom heat
fantastic websites, bottom heat, science project: Nicole: If it is grown in soil,the soil should be kept moist, but not soggy. About every 3-5 days. Allow soil to dry out before watering it again. It likes morning sun first. It won t grow well because of the late season. Bottom heat will get it started faster...

Herbs: candida in dogs, yeast problem, bacteria levels
yeast problem, bacteria levels, garlic powder: Hello Michele - Yeast is a very common problem and herbs don t necessarliy help with this type of fungus. Supplements are the way to go here. First, begin my adding a supplement of Probiotics such as Acidophilus to his food. Probitoics are the live...

Herbs: cannabis, male plants, thc content
male plants, thc content, cannabis plants: Hello Omac, It is very easy to start cannabis from seed. I have no personal knowledge however of length of time to flowering. I think that would be dependent on light conditions more than anything else. Also, (if grown for) mind altering chemicals......

Herbs: cannabis, cannabis plants, recommended time
cannabis plants, recommended time, vegetation: Dear Omac, I ran across a journal on the subject the other day while I was surfing. You may find this journal helpful. You may view it at: http://www.redshift.com/~jamesm2/grow1.htm If I may be of further assistance please do not hesitate to contact...

Herbs: what is cardamon?, steam distillation, warm fragrance
steam distillation, warm fragrance, family zingiberaceae: Dear Leoma, Here is some information on Cardamon: Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum Family: Zingiberaceae. Part of plant used: Dried ripe fruits (seeds) Method of Extraction: Steam distillation. Place of Origin: Asia. Description: A...

Herbs: catnip, fish fertilizer, catnip tea
fish fertilizer, catnip tea, liquid fish: Margaret: Mice and rats hate catnip and will not get near it. The cats will chew it;roll in it; and eat it. You can dry it by placing in a paper bag and place in a cool dry area. Then you can put into kitty socks for them. The catnip tea is also excellent...

Herbs: chives, dead roots, healthiness
dead roots, healthiness, happy new year: Hello and Happy New Year! Cutting off the dry, dead roots will make the plant healthier and will change it s growth a bit. You should trim roots and repot every other year or year to keep up the healthiness of your plant and it s flavor. Also, the size of...

Herbs: cilantro, white flowers, morning sun
white flowers, morning sun, seeds: Jenifer: Cilantro will do that, look pretty green and soon as the heat comes it goes to seed. You may cut it back to about 6 from the base and get some new growth, but not good growth. The leaves will taste slightly bitter too! The best way to have good...

Herbs: cilantro, mail browser, vegetative propagation
mail browser, vegetative propagation, aaliya: Aaliya: In my 23 years of growing cilanto. I have never heard of or seen cilantro grown from a vegetative cutting. If you can divide the 1 plant with roots it will root in water and then plant when roots are about 1-1/2 . Leroy www.askthisherbman.net(...

Herbs: coriander, coriander plant, leaf production
coriander plant, leaf production, distinct sections: Tony: It sounds like you have the standard variety of coriander. It bolts easily to seed and not much leaf production. You can cut down to the next pair of leaves and it may bush out more, The best thing is to get the varieties call slo bolt or Long standing...

Herbs: My curry leaf plant is drying after i repotted it, leaf plant, rice water
leaf plant, rice water, indian friend: Saswati: I have grown this plant once and I found that it did not like a lot of water. Also re-potting upsets the plant too. It is hard to kill, so don t baby it. As long as it does nt freeze, it will return later this year or next year. I was told by an...

Herbs: curry leaf plant or shrub, linda cahill, liquid fertilizer
linda cahill, liquid fertilizer, miracle gro: The real problem I find with curry leaf (helichrysum italicum) when grown as a potted plant is keeping it moist. I don t mean that the soil should be soaking wet at all times, just that if one forgets and lets it dry out completely, it will die. Your temperatures...

Herbs: when, where to cut my herbs, herbal vinegar, car ashtrays
herbal vinegar, car ashtrays, productive plants: Heather: Use this chart to prune your herbs. Start at lower branches first. How & When to Prune Your Herbs Herbman3@peoplepc.com There seems to be very little info on when and how much to prune our herbs. I have a...

Herbs: cutting back herbs, dill seeds, herbal vinegar
dill seeds, herbal vinegar, nylon stocking: Mary Beth: Yes! they need pruning. The dill can be cut back to the youngest leaves. They will flower again, so be prepared to harvest dill seeds. The oregano should be cut back hard for new growth & better flavor. Below is my herb pruning info: How &...

Herbs: Depression/anxiety from a poss virus, st johns wort, depression anxiety
st johns wort, depression anxiety, burning sensations: The passsion flower and valerian are very good. I take valerian myself and sometimes passion flower. They will both make you sleepy, but will have a calming effect. Other things you should do a little research on are: kava kava, st johns wort, 5htp. ...

Herbs: Dill and Corriander, glass containers, degree temps
glass containers, degree temps, corriander: Sarah: The cilantro wants to go to seed as soon as 80 degree temps arrive. To have a daily harvest, you must sow seeds about every 3 weeks. To get more leaves, prune out the flowers., Harvest the outside leaves only. Do not touch the center crown. Dill will...

Herbs: Dill Weed, dill weed, dear kate
dill weed, dear kate, colorful flowers: Dear Kate, Several thoughts come to mind in response to your concern about the lesser flavor of the dill you are harvesting versus the freeze-dried version you are used to cooking with. First, keep in mind that if you store your fresh dill in the refrigerator...

Herbs: Drug Interaction, blessed thistle herb, squaw vine
blessed thistle herb, squaw vine, sarsaparilla root: Hello Karina - Thank you for your kind words. I don t see much of a problem with an interaction. Ephedra has been known to assist with female complaints and has been used to help regulate female cycles. I would not use it if the herb Dong Quai was...

Herbs: Drying Herbs, drying herbs, plant hope
drying herbs, plant hope, majoram: Hi! My advice would be to cut and dry rosemary, thyme, tarragon,majoram and oregano in the same fashion.Store them in a cool, well ventilated and 80-90 fahrenheit area.Hang rosemary, in clumps of 7,majoram in clumps of 5 and tarragon and oregano in clumps...

Herbs: Dwarf Basil Looking Unhealthy, cold temps, basil
cold temps, basil, pesto: Hi Tammy, It could have a disease or bugs. Did you look for little crawlies? Is the stem healthy? Are the leaves at the base of the plant healthy, if they are ... cutting it back hard may give it enough of a breather to restart growth. In the mean...

Herbs: Dying Rosemary bush, powdery mildew, air circulation
powdery mildew, air circulation, flower bed: Nancy: The one with the white substance has powdery mildew. Air circulation is usually the problem with too much water. You can control it by using 1 tablespoon of baking soda to 1 quart of water. Spray the plant completely every 3rd day until it disappears....

Herbs: depresseion/general cleansing, chinese herbalist, raw herbs
chinese herbalist, raw herbs, delayed response: Dear Amrit, My apology for the delayed response. My internet has been down and unable to log on to attend to all questions. Each question is very important to me to do my best to provide the appropriate information. Hmmm...I feel that 7 months may...

Herbs: desert herbs, mint family, growing tomatoes
mint family, growing tomatoes, bell pepper: Hi Miyoshi, Whether you move again or not (LOL) your herbs can go with you. :) Herbs are excellent choices for starting in the desert. Basil and cilantro are annuals and will need to be replanted every year anyway once the go to seed but they start...

Herbs: detox, st johns wort, marijuana smoker
st johns wort, marijuana smoker, refined sugars: I dont know of anything that will mask drug use. There are some good detox herbs. Burdock root and red clover aid in cleansing toxins from the bloodstream. Milk thistle helps to detoxify the liver. St Johns Wort can help with withdrawal symptoms. ...

Herbs: dill, tuna recipes, long tap
tuna recipes, long tap, seed pods: Kris: Grow in full morning sun in an east location. Soil should be loosen and deep for it has a long tap root. Lightly fertilize with organic fertilizer (liquid fish) at home depot or Lowe s. Cut fresh bunches as needed. For harvest, cut seed pods and place...

Herbs: droopy lamb's ear, muskegon michigan, front porch
muskegon michigan, front porch, lamb: Lala: The lamb s ears is a over winter guy and should be outdoors, or sunny cool location in the south or east. I have never grown it in doors. but have thru winter outdoors. It takes the normal winters well. It is believe to have some winter dormacy to return...

Herbs: drying fresh herbs, drying fresh herbs, pasley
drying fresh herbs, pasley, parsley: Barbara: This is my favorite drying herb. I place the fresh leaves with or without stems, in a brown paper bag to dry. Hang any where it can receive dry air and shake the bag for about 30 seconds once a week. When the leaves become dry and crisp, place into...

Herbs: Edible Lavendar, google search engine, lavendar
google search engine, lavendar, google: Clories: The best one for cooking is the french or fringed lavendars. Chefs use the other varieties, but sparingly. I don t know if it is good to feed your pet this and they normally don t like the smell. Look up edible lavendars on the google search engine....

Herbs: Edible lavender, botanical names, ms wilson
botanical names, ms wilson, dentata: Dear Ms. Lewis, At the risk of sounding crabby... What on EARTH did that gardener mean by grey or purple ?! ;) Those are hardly botanical names, and I have never heard of either as a distinctive factor myself. Any of the lavendula species are perfectly...

Herbs: e.d., swanson vitamins, l arginine
swanson vitamins, l arginine, longjax: I suggest you try L-arginine since you have high blood pressure. It will actually lower you blood pressure some. And t wil increase the blld flow to your genitals. Follow the direction on the bottle. Some of the other herbs I mentioned may help you as...

Herbs: what's eating my basil?, natural food stores, basil plants
natural food stores, basil plants, insect powder: Debra: The Neem does come in liquid form also. The best place is Natural Food stores like Fresh Fields or natural food stores. Type in natural insecticides and it will give a list of companies. I am sending you my Homemade list that you may try. Homemade...

Herbs: emdometriosis, birth control pills, chaste tree berries
birth control pills, chaste tree berries, emdometriosis: The best thing I ve found for this is a combination capsule of wild yam and vitex (chaste tree berries). You can use cramp bark tea or tincture for the pain. Take the wild yam/vitex as directed on the bottle all month every month til condition clears up....

Herbs: endo, wild yam, ortho cept
wild yam, ortho cept, vitex: I don t think taking wild yam/vitex, or ANY other hormone balancing herb is a good idea while you re on bcp. It s dangerous to be mixing your herbs and meds like that, even if you ve cut your med dose in half. I d suggest you decide which route you want...

Herbs: excessive sweating/circulation problems...., wet socks, botox injections
wet socks, botox injections, poor circulation: Ethan, while I do not have any experience or knowledge of the hyperhydrosis, there are many herbs and other supplements that can help with the circulatory problem. It is important to know waht is causing the poor circulation in general. Is it high cholesterol,...

Herbs: Formal Herb Garden, formal herb garden, knot pattern
formal herb garden, knot pattern, germander: Kip: It is true about germander in formal gardens. Keepig them prune will make them fuller and neat. I don t know about the sun. Some herbs do surprisely well with that amount of sun, but no info on how much. This will be a trial & error garden. Check every...

Herbs: Freezing Basil, frozen cubes, zip lock bags
frozen cubes, zip lock bags, meat dishes: Bud: The only way that I know of is to freeze it into ice cube trays. Put the frozen cubes into zip lock bags and use as needed for soups and meat dishes. Be sure to add water to the trays or it will turn black with no taste. You can place the leaves in whole...

Herbs: Baggy Eyes, moisturizer, potatoes
Herbs: Baggy Eyes, moisturizer, potatoes

Herbs: bay tree, avocado crop, ambrosia beetle
Herbs: bay tree, avocado crop, ambrosia beetle, bay trees

Herbs: candida in dogs, vinegar and water, yogurt
Herbs: candida in dogs, vinegar and water, yogurt, red blood cells

Herbs: what is cardamon?, correct spelling, cardamom
Herbs: what is cardamon?, correct spelling, cardamom, cloves

Herbs: My curry leaf plant is drying after i repotted it, new leaves, leaf plant
Herbs: My curry leaf plant is drying after i repotted it, new leaves, leaf plant, adequate light

Herbs: curry leaf plant or shrub, linda cahill, himalayan foothills
Herbs: curry leaf plant or shrub, linda cahill, himalayan foothills, indian curry

Herbs: drying fresh herbs, holes, leaves
Herbs: drying fresh herbs, holes, leaves, brown paper

Herbs: what's eating my basil?, japanese beetles, lemon basil
Herbs: what's eating my basil?, japanese beetles, lemon basil, pots

Herbs: Ginsing, ginseng tea, eldery
Herbs: Ginsing, ginseng tea, eldery, lack of energy

Herbs: growing Shiso, cold stratification, tomato seeds
Herbs: growing Shiso, cold stratification, tomato seeds, stinging nettle

Herbs: Herbs for colds, building the immune system, asian ginseng
Herbs: Herbs for colds, building the immune system, asian ginseng, ginseng

Herbs: Herbs, staple, lavender
Herbs: Herbs, staple, lavender, bedding

Herbs: High blood pressure, red clover blossom, herbal infusions
Herbs: High blood pressure, red clover blossom, herbal infusions, natural remedies

Herbs: Insects on my indoor herbs, indoor herb garden, mini greenhouse
Herbs: Insects on my indoor herbs, indoor herb garden, mini greenhouse, teperature

Herbs: Lamb's Ear, lambs ear, long beach california
Herbs: Lamb's Ear, lambs ear, long beach california, lavender flowers

Herbs: "The Monkey Hand Plant??", monkeys, seeds
Herbs: "The Monkey Hand Plant??", monkeys, seeds, blogspot

Herbs: My Rosemary bush is dying, sandy soil, dries
Herbs: My Rosemary bush is dying, sandy soil, dries, rosemary

Herbs: storage of fresh dill, plastic freezer bags, moist paper towel
Herbs: storage of fresh dill, plastic freezer bags, moist paper towel, freezer containers

Herbs: feverfew, wild quinine, tanacetum parthenium
wild quinine, tanacetum parthenium, bee pollination: Cheryl: Feverfew is for migraine headaches and certain arthritis. Here is more info. Use german camomille flowers and leaves for tea. Harvest flowers as soon as they bloom. German is best for tea, The roman is stronger and may give headaches. More info on...

Herbs: fibromyalgia., oriental perspective, poor posture
oriental perspective, poor posture, damp weather: Dear Arthur, Currently, the cause of fibromyalgia is unknown. However, a lack of deep sleep or REM stage may be the cause of the condition. The muscles pain of the condition could be due to the muscles being worn out and not having sufficient recovery...

Herbs: first herb garden, time grower, herb books
time grower, herb books, garden space: Brandon: First, I must say that you have to want to grow herbs for pleasure and use. You will have to give them some maintenance. I have to know what size of garden space you have, how many herbs you want to grow and location of garden. You can stsrt with...

Herbs: Garden Cress, genus lepidium, garden pepper cress
genus lepidium, garden pepper cress, garden cress: Hello J - Garden cress is a fast-growing, edible plant botanically related to watercress and mustard and sharing their peppery, tangy flavor and aroma. In some regions garden cress is known as garden pepper cress, pepper grass or pepperwort. Garden cress...

Herbs: Ginsing, panax quinquefolius, american ginseng
panax quinquefolius, american ginseng, araliaceae: Ray, the common name for that herb is american ginseng. You can find it in health stores and pharmacies everywhere. The label directions would give you an idea of how much to take daily, but since yours wlil be fresh and dried, you may want to use it as...

Herbs: Graviola, cancer properties, miraculous claims
cancer properties, miraculous claims, orthodox medicine: Dear Joan, Im sorry, I cannot give you a definite answer to your question. Please also research black walnut. Im speaking from memory, but I believe it is the herb that has been known to be an effective supplement in getting rid of parasites of all types....

Herbs: Growing and caring for herbs, organic gardening books, growing herbs
organic gardening books, growing herbs, organic fertilizer: Diane: Your climate should be good for your herbs. Chives,dill basil can be sowed in soil with a light cover, except basil, which need no cover but soil must be above 60 degrees. Use screen or nylon cover to protect from hard rains. Look for worms under the...

Herbs: Growing Herb Rosemary, hair tonics, herb rosemary
hair tonics, herb rosemary, non alcoholic beverages: Harneek: Stroll thru the following info: Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis ) askthisherbman@att.net Alecrim da Horta Alecrim de Jardim Aroma del Mar Erva Coroada Flor do Olimpo Romarin Romaro Romero Romero Comun...

Herbs: Growing Herbs in Containers on Balcony, growing herbs in containers, basil parsley
growing herbs in containers, basil parsley, fish fertilizer: GiGi: It sounds like you need more growing containers for your herbs. Mint will take over any container. It needs its own pot to grow well. Prune it back hard and keep it pruned every 3 weeks. Take plastic bottles and punch 1 ice pick hole in bottom, fill...

Herbs: Growing Herbs Indoors, growing herbs indoors, furnace room
growing herbs indoors, furnace room, stevia: Dear Micah, There was just one thing I forgot to add about rosemary: While I do consider it a hardy herb, it can be touchy in the winter. It really should be kept as cool as possibly and never left to dry out. That s always my biggest problem. I tend to...

Herbs: Growing Herbs, compost manure, manure compost
compost manure, manure compost, sweet cicely: Diana: You are doing the first step right. Asking early before starting! I am sending some info here, but I want you to visit my web site ( www.askthisherbman.com ) and gather more there, especially the resources (books) suggested. Herb Garden-Outdoor...

Herbs: Growing herbs indoors, indoor herbs, herb gardener
indoor herbs, herb gardener, growing herbs: Debby: Growing herbbs indoors at this time of year is a challenge. Here is some indoor info that may help you. Leroy Herb Garden-Indoor Herb cultivars grown 99% chemical-free since 1981 www.askthisherbman.com asktheherbman@aat.net...

Herbs: Growing herbs, whole food markets, seaweed fish
whole food markets, seaweed fish, health food stores: Leslie: The cilantro is trying to go to seed. It hates all the water we have been getting and the variety may be aa fast bolting kind. The best seed is slo bolt or santo . They are carried by Johnny s selected seeds. They have a web site. I have a pruning...

Herbs: Growing Lavender, singapore climate, dry soil
singapore climate, dry soil, hardiness: Farah: I am assuming that singapore climate is very damp. Lavender like it sunny and dry. Soil should have a handful of lime added yearly and well drained. Keeping it pruned will stimulate better growth. Pruned 1/3 off the new branches every 3 weeks. I like...

Herbs: Growing mint, organic fertilizer, good rain
organic fertilizer, good rain, afternoon shade: Sarah: Mint easy to grow, but sometimes finicky. Pot should be at least 6-12 inches deep. Soil should be composted. Give morning sun and afternoon shade. Water only once a week, since we had good rain this year no hose water need. If pot is full with mint,...

Herbs: Growing Oregano at home, growing oregano, greek oregano
growing oregano, greek oregano, mulch: Vanessa: Oregano likes to be grown outdoors, go dormant for the winter and return in the spring. It hates trying to grow indoors. It must have sunlight or tube lights about 6 above it.Lights should be on for 12 hours. Prune back the ends of each branch by...

Herbs: ginseng build-up??, headaches and dizziness, siberian ginseng
headaches and dizziness, siberian ginseng, dear mary: Dear Mary, The symptoms that you described are common when taking too much Ginseng. Headaches and dizziness are the two most common symptoms. These symptoms are simply the body s way of signaling that it doesn t need anymore. If I may be of further...

Herbs: gout treatment, uric acid crystals, local health food store
uric acid crystals, local health food store, health food store: Hello Robert - First you must intake a lot of water to help flush your kidneys. Gout if left untreated (conventionally or naturally) can lead to kidney disorders such as stones. Water will help fully flush the system and will allow the kindneys to come...

Herbs: grass/weeds in my herb garden, plastic trash bags, grass weeds
plastic trash bags, grass weeds, organic mulch: HI Nancy, I hope you don t have bermuda grass or some other grass that spreads by rhizomes. If so the only thing to permanently irradicate it is patient and careful digging. Even roundup won t get every little bit of rhizome. The grass will regenerate...

Herbs: growing basil, seaweed fertilizer, growing basil
seaweed fertilizer, growing basil, fish emulsion: Prudy: A shallow pot and lack of organic fertilizer could be main cause. Make sure it gets early morning sun and air temps is above 60 before planting. Use a liquid fish emulsion and/or seaweed fertilizer. Feed every 3 weeks and prune 1/3 off every branch...

Herbs: growing basil, mint and oregano from seeds, basil mint, fish fertilizer
basil mint, fish fertilizer, growing basil: Katie: Basil is best started in sterile soil with no fertilizer. Seeds must be placed on top of soil and pressed in. Soak with spray bottle about every 3 days. Don t let them get water logged. The must have early morning sun all day. They should sprout within...

Herbs: growing basil, growing basil, outdoor plantings
growing basil, outdoor plantings, gallon containers: I have absolutely no knowledge of farm type production of basil. LOL. 10-12lbs is a lot of basil. The one year I grew about 5 types of basil at one time.....I don t think I ever harvested more than a full bag (one of those clear grocery produce type bags)....

Herbs: growing herbs in containers, growing herbs in containers, strawberry pot
growing herbs in containers, strawberry pot, fish fertilizer: Maeve: The rosemary may last thru out the season if it does not get too much water and egts full,morning sun and feed every 3 weeks with a liquid fish fertilizer. Can be purchased from home depot. It also must be pruned every 3 weeks. Prune 1/3 off every...

Herbs: growing herbs indoor, in a not very much sunny flat, moroccan mint, growing herbs
moroccan mint, growing herbs, organic fertilizer: Mal: All of the herbs need full morning sun from the east or south. Savia need a deep pot 12 and 6 depth for others.Winter savory if it lives will return next year. The mint and salvia may not if they are listed as tender perennials. Feed organic fertilizer....

Herbs: growing medicinal herbs from seed, pinetree garden seeds, herb seeds
pinetree garden seeds, herb seeds, medicinal herbs: Jae: A good site to start is Johnny s selected seeds . They stock some mini packs of herb & veggie seeds.Others to check out are: raingarden.com baby and miniature veggie seeds guru garden seed.com pinetree...

Herbs: growing medicinalherbs, maureen rogers, favorite herbs
maureen rogers, favorite herbs, herb world: Laurs: Try the web site herb world.com . Address to Maureen Rogers.They are a wealth of information. Leroy The Herbman s Newsletter This is my first Newsletter, so I will try to make it short and interesting. After becoming sick in Aug., 2003, I...

Herbs: growing rosemary, fir balsam, food dishes
fir balsam, food dishes, new potatoes: Aileen: You may prune off the flowers after they have finished blooming and use as suggested below. Then prune 1/3 of the new growth off each branch every 3 weeks to keep a healthy and productive plant. I am including more rosemary info below. CULINARY...

Herbs: growing rosemary, herb gardeners, rock phosphate
herb gardeners, rock phosphate, adequate drainage: Tiffany: 99% of the time it is too much moisture around the roots that causes this. Also watering too late or not enough water at the proper time. I am sending you my info on keeping your rosemary alive. Look at the soil conditions, must have full morning...

Herbs: growing Shiso, lobed corolla, beefsteak plant
lobed corolla, beefsteak plant, purple basil: Family: Labiatae Names: ao geeso (green), aka geeso (purple)-Chinese; shisho (Japanese); English: beefsteak plant/leaf Chinese:gee so, jen Korean: kkaennip, kkaennip namul, tulkkae; Vietnamese:tía tô DESCRIPTION: This group of plants contains many annuals,...

Herbs: growing sage, white willow bark, leg muscles
white willow bark, leg muscles, leg pain: Hi Diane, For your pain, white willow bark may help some, it is a natural aspirin. But there are other things. If you have some valerian capsules take them at night only. They will make you sleepy, but will relax your leg muscles. Please send me a...

Herbs: growing sage "bergarten", fish emulsion, color blooms
fish emulsion, color blooms, sage plant: PP: The Berggarten sage is from the area of Berggarten castle in Germany. It is called mountainside. It is hardy and the prettiest green sage. It needs well composted soil and given full morning sun. Do not feed chemical food. Use organic every 3 weeks (fish...

Herbs: growing sage, indoor gardener, mushroom spores
indoor gardener, mushroom spores, frost danger: Dear Clara: Thank you for your question! We grow sage here on our farm. Sage likes full sun. Even if you are primarily an indoor gardener, you should have all of your herbs outside during the summer, if possible. I would not worry about bringing the...

Herbs: gugulipid, time sandra, lowering cholesterol
time sandra, lowering cholesterol, clary: Dear Sandra, I would not recommend that you take anything that is not absolutely necessary while breastfeeding. You should wait until the breastfeeding is complete to address weight issues. Gugulipid is effective in lowering cholesterol. Its weight reducing...

Herbs: Hair, silica content, nail growth
silica content, nail growth, horsetail: Dear Helen, Silica can improve hair and nail growth. Horsetail has a very high silica content and is beneficial for this purpose. I have recently make Horsetail available from my website at http://www.grannyherb.com/. If I may be of further assistance...

Herbs: Harvesting Herbs, italian herb mix, rick sherry
italian herb mix, rick sherry, herbal vinegar: Sherry: How & When to Prune Your Herbs www.askthisherbman.com ASKTHISHERBMAN@Att.net There seems to be very little info on when and how much to prune our herbs. I have a little formula that I...

Herbs: Harvesting, drying herbs, pilot light
drying herbs, pilot light, google: Marjorie: Pic your leaves from the top new growth by 1/3. Take stem with it, for thyme. You may dry it in the microwave or oven with the pilot light. The basil start with rhe top to the side growth with leaves only, but cut the stem by 1/3 also. Basil doesn...

Herbs: HERB, cedrus deodara, shape size
cedrus deodara, shape size, mediterranean type: Dear Mary, You may be looking for cedar (cedrus deodara), which is an evergreen and inedible. Unfortunately it doesn t like colder climes and seems to survive winters only in Mediterranean-type climates. I garden in zone 7, and it will not survive here....

Herbs: HERBS TO TREAT FIBROID TUMOUR, fibroid tumours, standardized herbal extracts
fibroid tumours, standardized herbal extracts, black cohosh root: That s a fairly good supplement, although it s better for pms or menopause than for fibroids, but I can t advise her to take it if she s in drug rehab. I don t know if she s on any other medications or what else she s taking. Sorry I wasn t able to help...

Herbs: Help my oregano is turning black, root tips, kim kim
root tips, kim kim, sun wind: Kim: I am sure it is because oregano is an outdoor herb, Italian or greek. It must receive all of mother nature s love. Rain, sun, wind. It must be able to go dormant in winter and return in the spring. Try to get a plant to an outdoor window sill on the...

Herbs: Herb and fertilizer, seaweed fish, health food store
seaweed fish, health food store, fish fertilizer: Joyce: The best organic fertilizer is a liquid seaweed&fish or liquid fish fertilizer. Try health food store like Fresh Fields or home Depot. Feed every 3 weeks and keep the flowers cut off to give more production. You can also use a manure fertilizer around...

Herbs: Herb pruning, fish fertilizer, inch pot
fish fertilizer, inch pot, liquid fish: Dora: Give all plants separate containers. Prune basil at least every 3 weeks, needed or not. Take only 1/3 of the new growth on each stem. Basil will re-produce quickly. Feed all plants with a liquid fish fertilizer every 3 weeks. Oregano must also be pruned...

Herbs: Herb Soil, composted manure, favorite herbs
composted manure, favorite herbs, mexican mint: Violet: Must work on that sand. Try well composted manure and mix well with sand. Most herbs need the drainage. If you have rosemary growing then you are doing well. Other varieties might be winter tarragon(florida tarragon, mexican mint marigold) it loves...

Herbs: Herb use, intestinal flora, activated charcoal
intestinal flora, activated charcoal, hi mary: Hi Mary. first, psyllium adds bulk. So it could work for diarrhea, although it s not the first herb I d choose for that. You need to determine what is causing the diarrhea to start with. Could be a reaction from the antibiotics, or something in your...

Herbs: Herb windobox or small garden for cullinary herbs, gaither lake, world of herbs
gaither lake, world of herbs, liquid fish: Jack: Some growing tips to follow. All plants need a east location and full, early morning sun. Basil must be planted when night temps are 60+. No exception. The seeds should be planted on top of the soil, uncovered and pressed into the soil. Soil should...

Herbs: Herbs, pot marigolds, veal cutlets
pot marigolds, veal cutlets, rosemary and thyme: Dear Andrea, First of all, please let me apologise for making you wait so long for an answer. I ve been having an awful lot of problems with viruses on my computer lately. Yours isn t really a huge question! It s simply a question that leads to more...

Herbs: Herbs, fish fertilizer, liquid fish
fish fertilizer, liquid fish, lowe s: Mark: If it rains twice a week, that is all they need. If it doesn t,water twice a week. Fertilize with a liquid fish fertilizer(home depot,Lowe s garden center)every 3 weeks. Keep your herbs organically grown for best flavor & health. If rosemary name is...

Herbs: Herbs, arthritis remedies, survival tactics
arthritis remedies, survival tactics, herbal combination: Hello Frank. This proves that in helping others we help ourselves. I had not known about Lakota until you asked this question. I did some research and it seems to be a best seller in Canada, an herbal combination formulated by the american indian and judging...

Herbs: Herbs, peat pots, miracle gro
peat pots, miracle gro, plant food: Melissa: Yes! do place the parsley outdoors. Stop the watering, until soil is almost dry. If your fertilizer is miracle-gro, it may be too strong for them. Try diluting it by 1/2 or more. Let mother nature do the watering. Lavender seeds are not easy to grow....

Herbs: Herbs for colds, sore throat relief, immune stimulators
sore throat relief, immune stimulators, herbs for colds: Hi Sallie Four different categories of herbs are utilised to help combat the common cold. First, herbs that stimulate the immune system to fight the infection are used during and possibly to prevent colds. Echinacea and Asian ginseng are two examples...

Herbs: Herbs with Dark brown stems, herb plants, soil line
herb plants, soil line, brown leaves: Dera CJ: Thank you for your question! There are a whole bunch of answers to your question. With regards to buying the plants you saw at the nursery, all I can say is it depends on how badly you want them. I can t really diagnose any specific disease...

Herbs: Herbs as groundcover, perennial herb, camomille
perennial herb, camomille, thymes: Tammy: There are perennial thymes and mints that are good ground covers. The mints are the most fragrant. Roman camomille can also be used if soil allows it. Morning sun, well drain soil is a must. Same for thyme. Mint needs well composted soil and keep it...

Herbs: I forgot the thyme...., st john wart, lemon verbena
st john wart, lemon verbena, spicy globe: Zoe: The thyme should be kept outdoors. It doesn t do well inside without a full sun location and fresh air circulating. It can easily be over watered. Most thymes are hardy and will return every year. Keep 1/3 of the new growth pruned to keep a healthy plant....

Herbs: Herbs, getting rid of fleas, getting rid of fleas in the home
getting rid of fleas, getting rid of fleas in the home, organic method: found this site that seems to have products that will do the trick. www.e-bug.net/cgi-bin/store/commerce.cgi?product=Organic The one thing that I know for sure works is putting pennyroyal in the bedding of the animal. I believe a pennyroyal bath would...

Herbs: Hi Leroy, seaweed fish, fish fertilizer
seaweed fish, fish fertilizer, stressed plants: Denise: I came there in Aug., 95 , so you were there when I came. I have lost some of my memory with a mild stroke in 03 . The Lord allowed me to come back to smile this year and start growing again. Enough about me. Hoping you are well too!. Well, the rosemary...

Herbs: Hi, I'm 19 and my ambition..., tablespoon cayenne pepper, chopped garlic cloves
tablespoon cayenne pepper, chopped garlic cloves, hot pepper sauce: Holly: I sent the info before. Here it is again. The problem may be aphids. My homemade recipes may help you. Homemade Insect Sprays askthisherbman@att.net These will not be listed in alphabetical order, so look carefully at them all: In all...

Herbs: High blood pressure, causes of high blood pressure, kidney deficiency
causes of high blood pressure, kidney deficiency, chinese herbalist: Dear Judy, Happy Chinese New Year! Acupuncture therapy can manage high blood pressure and it is natural allowing the body to heal itself. There are Chinese herbs that can also lower the blood pressure. There are various root causes of high blood...

Herbs: Hoodia-500, chinese herbalist, candiate
chinese herbalist, candiate, high blood pressure: Dear Linda, I have not heard of Hoodia. I won t be able to give you information on it. However, I do suggest that it may be in the best interest of your health to consult with an Acupuncturist or Chinese herbalist regarding to the issue. These practitioners...

Herbs: Hoodia, weight loss supplements, natural weight loss supplements
weight loss supplements, natural weight loss supplements, chronic illnesses: Judy, I am sorry I dont have any personal experience with Hoodia. I know it is quite popular and it may be worth a try. There are many weight-loss products in the category of herbals and supplements. Some natural herbs are appetite suppressants. I would...

Herbs: Horsetail and Seaweed, dandelion tea, horsetail tea
dandelion tea, horsetail tea, time sandra: I think 3 followups are allowed; it seems to change at times. Im really not sure. Yes, You could look me up in the future, but I may want to check on you to see how you are doing. I think Damiana is an anytime tea. At least for me it doesnt interfere...

Herbs: hair loss, hair loss problems, fruits and vegetables
hair loss problems, fruits and vegetables, herb capsules: Hi Peggy, there are several things that may help. Horsetail herb capsules strengthen and bring health to the hair. Ginko biloba increasis circulation to the scalp. Pygeum, saw palmetto and green tea may aid in reducing hair loss. Do you have any idea...

Herbs: hair loss, st johns wart, skin and nails
st johns wart, skin and nails, medicinal herbs: One herb that should help is called horsetail. There are combination formulae usually called hair, skin and nails that you may want to try. Please send a followup. I will try to learn about other helpful practices, foods, etc. Thank you for your...

Herbs: hanging pot herbs, pot herbs, fish fertilizer
pot herbs, fish fertilizer, organic fertilizer: Karen} Basil should grow in its own pot 8 or 10 inches. Chives and parslet together. Keep 1/3 cut from new growth on all plants every 3 weeks or less. Do not cut chives below 2 inches. Rosemary needs own pot. All must face the east or south and turn them...

Herbs: harvesting for culinary use, fish fertilizer, brown paper bags
fish fertilizer, brown paper bags, organic fertilizer: Baihu: The chives can be cut at any time during spring, summer & fall. Do not cut below 2 inches. Cut what you need and they will grow back quickly. If they are in the same pot, take them out in the spring, trim off 1/3 of the root system and re-pot to a...

Herbs: hELLO -DIET, raw diet, creative cook
raw diet, creative cook, cooked food: Dear Tom, I m afraid I can t give you an answer to your question. Although I claim to be a fairly good and creative cook and herbal gardener, I am by no means a doctor or a dietician. :) If it s simply an opinion you want, I suppose I believe that extremes...

Herbs: health, grated ginger root, hot lemon and honey
grated ginger root, hot lemon and honey, peppermint tea: You have several options. You can create an oil blend with: 7 drops of cinnamon, 7 eucalyptus, 7 tea tree,and 7 drops of pine or: Take hot lemon and honey tea or elderflower, peppermint tea. Just infuse herb in boiling water for a few minutes....

Herbs: help, reoccurring yeast infections, middle ear infection
reoccurring yeast infections, middle ear infection, acoustic nerve: Nadia, Please consider doing these things for the yeast problems. Yeast does manifest in many different ways. Since you have had recurring yeast infections I recommend specific treatment with acidophilus or pro-biotics, a product by NATURES SUNSHINE HERBS....

Herbs: the herb Gugol, liver ailment, lower cholesterol
liver ailment, lower cholesterol, phototoxicity: Hello Michele Thank you for your question. I believe that the herb you are asking about is guggul (also spelled gugal). The latin name is Commiphora mukul. The basic part used is the sap resin. Ayurvedic medicine is not my area of expertise. I do...

Herbs: herb garden, organic gardening magazine, world of herbs
organic gardening magazine, world of herbs, spring summer fall: Kristien: It would take quite a lot of writing to answer all your questions right. There is a lot of good herb garden info on the web. Use search engine goggle.com for the best searches. Books by Organic Gardening Magazine and author Sal Gilbertie. Web...

Herbs: More herb questions/basil, oregano, thyme, rosemary, coriandar, basil plant, chinese parsley
basil plant, chinese parsley, organic gardeners: Ken: I recomend any book by the organic gardeners. Try the herbworld.com web site for literature. Also herb magazine The herb Companion . If cilantro and basil are flowering,cut flowers off at 2 below the stalk. The coriander is called cilantro and chinese...

Herbs: The herb Rosemary, family labiatae, drip irrigation
family labiatae, drip irrigation, rosmarinus officinalis: Harry: Rosemary is an herb hard to care for at times. If you are in the northeast; you did not have to water it. We receive enough rain. Rosemary hates too much water or not enough water, If it doen t get it in time or ater too late; bye bye. It loves an...

Herbs: herb troubleshooting, organic fertilizer, liquid fish
organic fertilizer, liquid fish, lowe s: Joy: It could be a few things wrong. Is it outdoors? Receiving morning sun? Not being watered too heavily. Feed it an organic fertilizer,such as liquid fish from home depot or Lowe s. Prune at least 1/3 off each branch. Give a week to recuperate. Leroy...

Herbs: herbal life detox pill/tea & birth control, sound wierd, birth controle
sound wierd, birth controle, birth contol: Hi Jazy, no that does not sound wierd at all. The detox pill or tea should not cause a problem with the effects of your birth contol pill on your body. You may want to ask your doctor orpharmacist for a confirmation, but I recommend you take them at a...

Herbs: herbal supplements, herbal supplements, drug test
herbal supplements, drug test: well you didn t give me much information to go on here. You say the package says is has a different herb in it... different from what? And what is the herb? I can t possibly tell you if you will fail a drug test by using it if I don t know what herb it...

Herbs: herbal teas, flower petals, herbal teas
flower petals, herbal teas, chamomille: Susan, usually the leaves are dried and then used for tea. For some plants the flowers are also dried and used to make tea. About a half to full tablespoon of the dried leaves would make a cup of tea. I recommend you research the internet to find specifics....

Herbs: herbs, liquid fertilizer, chives
liquid fertilizer, chives, plant food: Since basil is an annual, it won t last long anyway. What you can do though is to make sure it gets lots of sun and give it a good trimming once the stems get longish. Once a href= http://www.ntsearch.com/search.php?q=flowers&v=53&src=zon flowers /a appear,...

Herbs: herbs, favorite herbs, herb plants
favorite herbs, herb plants, herb festival: Mick: Mint will take over your parsley and rob it of it s soil and nutrients. Place mint in a bucket or waste can to keep under control. Or place parsley in container and let mint have all the space. Leroy The Herbman s Newsletter This is my first...

Herbs: herbs, tomato plants, louise riotte
tomato plants, louise riotte, computer virus: Hi Mick, At this point I d have to disagree. I glanced at Carrots love Tomatos by Louise Riotte, (that s my bible on companion planting). She doesn t say specifically that you can plant mint and parsley together but she also does not say you cannot....

Herbs: herbs, fish fertilizer, chemical fertilizer
fish fertilizer, chemical fertilizer, liquid fish: Geralyn: The variety of cilantro should be slo bolt or long standing . They are the best for germination and produce more foliage. You my soak the seeds for a few hours before planting or use a rolling pin to crust the seeds before planting. Use sterile...

Herbs: herbs, herb rosemary, stimulating hair growth
herb rosemary, stimulating hair growth, bio chemicals: Hello Milinaire - It is wonderful that you are incorporating herbs into your lifestyle. Just be sure you reserach the herbs and supplements fully before taking them for extended periods of time. Also be sure they will not interact with any medications you...

Herbs: herbs, organic fertilizer, top soil
organic fertilizer, top soil, sun and shade: Margaret: I would mix 1 shoveful of composted leaves, hay or straw to 2 shovefuls of topsoil. After spreading over the ground, add an organic fertilizer over it and mix well. Lightly, dust with lime dust. Till in well and plant. Make sure you have an area...

Herbs: herbs, seaweed fertilizer, liquid fish
seaweed fertilizer, liquid fish, plants growth: Virginia: If both herbs are in the same pot,re-place the mint in it s own pot. It will eventually take over and choke the sage. If the sage is all green, it will return next year and the mint will also. You can mulch the soil with leaves for the winter. Place...

Herbs: herbs, chemical fertilizer, liquid fish
chemical fertilizer, liquid fish, shade side: Kathy: Most any herb can be grown in pots if receiving early morning sun from the east. I recommend at least (3) in each pot. They must have room for new growth and ventilation. Mints must be in a separate pot. They will choke out anything near them. They...

Herbs: herbs, waffle batter, dresser drawers
waffle batter, dresser drawers, colored clothes: Kellie: Pruned each branch by 1/3 from the tip. Do this every 3 weeks. Blend a cup full of leaves with a cup of water and blend in a blender. Strain and pour liquid in your pancake, waffle batter. I-hop does not have this recipe. Do the same thing again with...

Herbs: herbs and eating, indoor herbs, bleach solution
indoor herbs, bleach solution, yeast infections: Dear Lara, I m afraid I m going to have to give you an answer that might not be of much help. Since I do not utilize commercial fungicides myself, you can guess that my own personal opinion is that, no, I do not consider it wise to ingest food that...

Herbs: herbs for energy, protien powder, l arginine
protien powder, l arginine, vitamin b 12: Vitamin B-12, B-50 are essential for increased energy. Try L-Arginine if you want to. That and other amino acids can help. Maca root is great for sexual energy as well as increased general energy levels. Licorice root for a week at a time can help,...

Herbs: herbs-horsetail, west maui mountains, phyto nutrients
west maui mountains, phyto nutrients, healthy skin: Thank you for your question. Horsetail herb is excellent for healthy nails and hair. It also has phyto-nutrients that help to maintain healthy skin. As with all natural products there are other benefits. If you want more complete information on horsetail...

Herbs: herbs for mouth, salad cress, french west indies
salad cress, french west indies, guinea grains: Kevin: I have a project for you. Below is info on a herb that I have grown and receive much info on how it was used. Good luck! Toothache Plant (Novocaine Plant) (Spilanthes acmella-Para Cress ) (Spilanthes oleracea-Salad Cress) askthisherbman@att.net...

Herbs: herbs, propagation methods, perennial herbs
propagation methods, perennial herbs, wonderful books: Hello Donna! Thank you for your question. I have checked my catalogs and several web sites and I cannot find Shepard s Purse seeds or plants for sale. My suggestion would be to wild craft it your self. Just make sure you are certain about the identification....

Herbs: herpes, l lysine capsules, l arginine
l lysine capsules, l arginine, empty stomach: Denis, as you know nothing will complete cure or eliminate the virus, but there are several supplements as well as preparations to apply directly to the genitals that can bring you relief from the pain and itching, and can actulaly prevent outbreaks or make...

Herbs: hi, my question is that i..., natural health consultant, certified natural health consultant
natural health consultant, certified natural health consultant, brain tonic: Hello Jenny - Gingko Biloba is an excellent supplement to increase brain activity and studies have actually shown that it will help reduce chances of Alzheimers Disease as you grow older. Multi-vitamins usually do not have interactions with herbal supplements...

Herbs: high blood pressure, vitamin c with bioflavonoids, l arginine
vitamin c with bioflavonoids, l arginine, garlic capsules: Mike, there are definitely some things to try before submitting to prescription chemicals. I have had success with L-arginine and EFAs(essential fatty acids). You may want to try flaxseed oil or primrose oil gelcaps(2 popular EFAs). Garlic also has been...

Herbs: holes in basil, tablespoon cayenne pepper, chopped garlic cloves
tablespoon cayenne pepper, chopped garlic cloves, basil plants: Adrienne: This sounds like a worm or beetle. The web site gardens alive.com have a lot of organic secticides for your plant. They will send you their catalog.Look under the leaves in late evening or early morning. I am sending an organic recipe that may...

Herbs: hypertension, fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables
fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables, blood presure: Dear Emmanuel, Garlic and celery both can serve to lower to blood pressure in many cases. Cayenne also works well for this purpose. You should also reduce the fat and salt intake in your diet and eat lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. Kudzu extract...

Herbs: Immunity, medicinal mushrooms, rainbow light
medicinal mushrooms, rainbow light, amino acids: Hi Dan. I apologize. I had answered this question earlier and my computer blinked and lost it. My postion is I think it is a good idea to switch out for a week now and then. In fact I do that frequently with herbs and amino acids I take regularly. Its...

Herbs: Insects on my indoor herbs, indoor herb garden, basil thyme
indoor herb garden, basil thyme, rosemary basil: Roxanne: Indoor herb growing is a challenge.They all hate indoor growing if they don t have full sun,wind and little water. The thyme,oregano & catnip must be outdoors to return again next year. They must go dormant for the winter to return next year. You...

Herbs: Italian Parsley, growing basil, italian parsley
growing basil, italian parsley, new leaves: Anita: The plant is trying to produce flowers for seeds. Sometime the seeds will fall to the ground and germinate and you will have a new batch. If you have the space to spare, then let it do this. If not, just buy a new plant. The leaves normally are bitter...

Herbs: immunity, genital warts, red clover
genital warts, red clover, personal hygiene: Dear Alex, One of the most important things to consider when dealing with genital warts is personal hygiene of yourself and your partner. Genital warts are caused from a virus that flourishes when personal hygiene is poor. You may rev up your immune system...

Herbs: indoor herb growth, air rain, herb plants
air rain, herb plants, indoor herb: Robert: I have started herbs under lights, but only until they have reached the transferable state and then into sunlight. I have experienced the sunlight is the best source. Using morning sun as the best light for good growth. The herbs need the fresh air...

Herbs: insecticides for herbs, tablespoon cayenne pepper, chopped garlic cloves
tablespoon cayenne pepper, chopped garlic cloves, hot pepper sauce: Shirley: Try some of these mixtures: Use with caution. Try small amounts on a few leaves, wait a day or so and try again. Also go to web site of gardens alive for organic solutions. • 3 oz. chopped garlic cloves, soak in (2) teaspoons of mineral oil...

Herbs: itaiian parsley, bitter taste, parsley
bitter taste, parsley, seeds: The parsley may be going to seed. You can prune them out and parsley may have a slight bitter taste. Best is to sow a long standing variety at Johnny s selected seeds. They have a web site. The weather is not too hot to sow again. Try local garden center...

Herbs: Kava Kava Decrease the Effectiveness of Oral Contraceptives?, birth control pills, effectiveness of birth control pills
birth control pills, effectiveness of birth control pills, effects of birth control pills: Hello Pam - To my knowledge and research I am not aware of Kava Kava decreasing the effects of birth control pills. You are correct in that St. John s Wort, taken in daily high doses will decrease effectiveness of birth control pills. Kava Kava and...

Herbs: Kitchen Bay, warm soapy water, kitchen bay
warm soapy water, kitchen bay, bay trees: HI Donna, I ve got a potted a Bay that I ve had for 4 years now. I ve never seen any sort of oozing or sap on tree branch or leaf. You may have some sort of insect that leaves a stickiness behind. I suggest you invert the plant in a pot or something...

Herbs: Lamb's Ear, fruit salads, clay soil
fruit salads, clay soil, dead leaves: Grammy: The lamb s ear is normally a hardy perennial. It should return each year when planted outdoors. Since it is a small plant, I would leave it ina 6 pot, located on the south side of a building and move it to the east location in the spring. It must...

Herbs: Lavendar, lavendar plants, sure what kind
lavendar plants, sure what kind, flower beds: Judy: If your weather is not in the 90 s go ahead. Wet the ground around the plant, on the night before and dig the new hole and fill with water one time. Add a handful of grounded lime to the soil and mix well.Dig the plant in at least a 12 -18 diameter,...

Herbs: Lavender, fish fertilizer, growing lavender
fish fertilizer, growing lavender, garden lime: Lori: There are a few things to do with lavender. Cut the flowers after they bloom and you may cut 1/3 of the new growth on each branch. Place some lavender in a blender with water and blend well; strain and use as as solution in your final rinse cycle; Use...

Herbs: Lavender and Rosemary, limey soil, english lavender
limey soil, english lavender, organic fertilizer: Ira: Both plants do well if grown outdoors in full morning sun. The seeds of both are difficult to get going. Pinching does stimulate good growth. Do this every 3 weeks. Pinch only 1/3 of the new growth on each branch. Feed organic fertilizer every 3 weeks....

Herbs: Lavender, lavender plants, herbal vinegar
lavender plants, herbal vinegar, kansas city missouri: Gladys: I would do this next spring. It is too late now because the winter can kill it before the root system is re-established again. Next spring when you see new growth started, cut 1/3 off each new branch and cut out all of the dead branches. Do this 1-2...

Herbs: Lemon balm, sun area, change water
sun area, change water, lemon balm: Marcia: Yes! it loves that kind of light. Early sun to afternoon & evening shade. Take some 6 cuttings from it and place in a jar of water. Give it a snny window. It should root in about 6 weeks or earlier. Change water weekly. Place a few of these cuttings...

Herbs: Liquid fish fertz - no longer conscionable?, seaweed fertilizer, fish fertilizer
seaweed fertilizer, fish fertilizer, liquid fish: Bill: I have been using the fish/seaweed fertilizer for 23 years+. I am told the fish is from the Norway seas and it is mostly small fish that is used. They grind it and add sulphuric acid to the bottle to prevent it from exploding. The combination is excellent...

Herbs: Liquid minerals, liquid minerals, health decisions
liquid minerals, health decisions, mineral intake: Liquid is always the best way to get a supplement. Other than through food of course ;) Tablets and pills simply aren t as assimiliable as liquids are. I m not too big on brand names... colloidal refers to the form and it s a great way to get your minerals....

Herbs: Lowering Cholesterol, lowering your cholesterol, lowering cholesterol
lowering your cholesterol, lowering cholesterol, kudzu: Dear Dennis, You should first watch your diet. You would also find a combination of Kudzu and Kudzu root beneficial in lowering your cholesterol. We would be pleased to custom blend this combination for you on my website at http://www.grannyherb.com/....

Herbs: lavendar, dryer place, colored clothes
dryer place, colored clothes, bed linen: nancy: It is said to stop pruning lavendar in Sept. So, if you still want to harvest it then cut 1/3 from the tip down on each branch. Place bunches in a brown paper bag and hang in a dry area. Place some branches in a blender with 1-2 cups of water & blend....

Herbs: lavender and chamomile, natural health consultant, certified natural health consultant
natural health consultant, certified natural health consultant, peaceful blessings: Hello Christina - Lavender and Chamomile plants are 100% safe to garden with children. Lavender Oil CAN be poisonous only if ingested in its purest form. A little on your skin from the plant would not harm you at all, in fact it would be beneficial....

Herbs: lavender and chamomile, lavender plants, lavender oil
lavender plants, lavender oil, everyday care: Christina: You may get some allergic reaction if oil from the plant is swallowed. I would be sure to wash hands well when handling food. Other than that it gives a calming effect for those around it. Scratch in a handful of lime dust around the plant at planting...

Herbs: lighting, light bulbs, growing indoors
light bulbs, growing indoors, true thanks: Mary: The little I know about using lights is that regular light bulbs is not good. The best is florescents called gro lux and second best is 1 warm white and 1 cool white together. Place 6 above plants and raise lights as plants grow. Herbs don t do well...

Herbs: lime in the garden, lime lime, burning leaves
lime lime, burning leaves, delayed response: Hi Sorry for the delay, I don t believe you can burn your plants with too much lime. Lime is pretty slow is release being basically ground rock or shells. You may have put too much nitrogen in the garden in whatever form you used and that is the problem...

Herbs: Medicinal herbs in usa, medicinal herbs, educational purpose
medicinal herbs, educational purpose, biotechnology: Dear Pramod, I think that you could probably answer most of the questions that you have by reading the information posted on my website at http://www.grannyherb.com/. If I may be of further assistance please do not hesitate to contact me. Best Regards,...

Herbs: Mint, waffle batter, friends or enemies
waffle batter, friends or enemies, minty smell: Mike: That is one plant that should never be allowed to run freely. The best way without using chemicals in your garden, is to dig up as much as you can. Do it at a slow pace. Small sections at a time. Put some in small pots and give to friends or enemies....

Herbs: Mint, mint plant, zone 7a
mint plant, zone 7a, muffin mix: Cindy The mint has reached it s boundary in the pot. When it becomes too pot bound, it doesn t grow well. It loves too spread. You can re-pot it now or in the spring into the ground or a 18-24 pot. No watering needed during the winter. It will return in...

Herbs: "The Monkey Hand Plant??", false unicorn, monkey hand
false unicorn, monkey hand, native mexico: Hi Della, I m sorry, I don t know anything about the plant. It sounds intriguing just from the name doesn t it. My best sources of medicinal info is in books I own so that trip to the library was probably more helpful than any sites I d suggest. Thank...

Herbs: I'm a young, 25 year old male,..., health food store, bee propolis
health food store, bee propolis, caffeine drinks: Hello John - You were smart to stop taking the Ginseng - it can have over time reacted with the Atenol. For energy try a Bee Pollen Complex supplement. Make sure it contains Bee Propolis, Royal Jelly and Bee Pollen. This will have the same action as...

Herbs: making tea from herbs, flower petals, tea leaves
flower petals, tea leaves, pinyin name: Dear Susan, I am not familiar with the name of the herbs you provided. Can you give me the Chinese Pinyin name of the herbs? Generally, the herbs which are made for tea are in dried form. The part of the herb used depend on the type of herb and the...

Herbs: medicine or herb treatment, omega 3 fatty acids, 3 fatty acids
omega 3 fatty acids, 3 fatty acids, culinary herbs: Hello Kim - There are herbal treatments that can be administered to pets that have varous cancers. I work with a few animals and have had success as far as keeping them comfortable and helping to retard further outbreaks of cancer. Here are some things...

Herbs: menopause, sexual appetite, plant estrogens
sexual appetite, plant estrogens, dong quai: You might get her some black cohosh, dong quai. They contain plant estrogens. There are combinations also that are good. You may want her to have some damiana or maca capsules. They would increase her sexual appetite and her enjhoyment of sex. Does she...

Herbs: mental health and herbs, st johns wort, psycotic
st johns wort, psycotic, 5htp: If you havent tried 5htp, or st johns wort, they are both good for depression and anxiety. Dont take them both on the same day. Its probably a good idea to try one for a few days, then if you want to try the other, start in the morning and try it for a few...

Herbs: mint, orchard supply hardware store, orchard supply hardware
orchard supply hardware store, orchard supply hardware, mint plants: Gina: This is always a hard job with mint. The only natural thing I do is to divide the garden area by sections and hand dig each section. It is best to do this before all the roots go dormant for the winter, so you can see where to pull. In the spring keep...

Herbs: multivitamins, organic vitamins, herb store
organic vitamins, herb store, stool softener: Vitamin supplements are all very different. I never take any that are not organic to start with, which means getting them at the health food/herb store rather than grocery store or walmart. Chemical vitamins can certainly cause constipation, as well as they...

Herbs: need to know, sleep aids, tension headache
sleep aids, tension headache, sleep time: I am so glad you are asking. There are some excellent sleep aids that I use and people I love use them with good results. Melatonin is widely used and is worth trying. Some herbs that help me are valerian root(a very relaxing sleep aid) and many companys...

Herbs: Organic herbs, seaweed fish, health food stores
seaweed fish, health food stores, fish fertilizer: Annie: Now you are hooked!! I have been growing them organically for 26 years and will not change. You have a good selection and you did right by giving the mint it s own pot. Don t try growing anybody inside now. They must have the wind,sun & rain. Find...

Herbs: Your opinion, dr earl mindell, multi level marketing companies
dr earl mindell, multi level marketing companies, earl mindell: I absolutely hate multi level marketing companies and their advertising campaigns. They trump up a lot of claims of what their product does, get a lot of paid testimonials, and then sell it to the public at outrageously hyped up prices. Every few days...

Herbs: my oregano is turning yellow, rosemary and thyme, fish fertilizer
rosemary and thyme, fish fertilizer, liquid fish: Joshua: Those pots are cute, but not for growing herbs well. The oregano is aggressive and will take all the growing room from anybody. Water is only needed about once a week. If it has been fertilized, it may have used all up in its area and could be water...

Herbs: Pain Management with Herbs, vertabrae, chronic injury
vertabrae, chronic injury, dear brian: Yes, there are herbal formulas for pain in Chinese medicine - they are customized not only for each patient s constitution (to avoid side effects), but also can be directed to specific areas of the body, like the neck in your case. However, acupuncture is...

Herbs: Patio Herbs, south east virginia, terra cotta pots
south east virginia, terra cotta pots, corriander seeds: Joshua: The cilantro & dill love sunny & cool weather. They will go to seed as soon as it into high 70 s, low 80 s. The best way is what you did to keep production up. Cut out the flowers and more leaves will produce in a small amount. The best variety of...

Herbs: Perennial or annual, port murray new jersey, hardy perennials
port murray new jersey, hardy perennials, tender perennials: Ronald: There are tender and hardy perennials of sage and lavender. The hardy edible sages are green garden and purple(red). They return each year and grow tall and wide when they are pruned at least every 3 weeks. Give diameter of 36 for each plant. The...

Herbs: Pesticides, hot sauce, insecticides
hot sauce, insecticides, slugs: Tracy: You may try some bad tasting insecticides. I tblsp. hot sauce, and vinegar to 1 quart of water and add 1 teasp. of dishwashing liquid to help it stick to plant. Spray every 2 weeks or as needed. Spray before the sun comes up or after it goes down....

Herbs: Plant Indentification, plant indentification, lemon mint
plant indentification, lemon mint, hotmail: Hello! I think you are describing a plant called lemon balm, or a mint variety called hillary s Sweet Lemon mint. If the aroma is just lemon, or is a mix of all citrus flavours, tell me at prettypoppy_72@hotmail.com because to solve which variety it is I...

Herbs: Planting Herbs, basil mint, growing basil
basil mint, growing basil, planting herbs: Caroline: If you can receive early, morning sun facing the east or south you may be able to still grow your herbs. Basil need the most heat and sun. The night temps should be above 60 degrees to produce fast growing basil. Coriander like early sun and cool...

Herbs: Planting herbs, fish emulsion, planting herbs
fish emulsion, planting herbs, flower boxes: Brian: Window box should be 8-12 inches deep. Receiving morning sun first and afterboon shade. Prune 1/3 off the bottom of plant and loosen the sides of the root ball slightly. Plant same depth as in the pot. Use sterile potting soil, not the miracle grow...

Herbs: Postpartum Herbs, raspberry leaf capsules, red raspberry leaf
raspberry leaf capsules, red raspberry leaf, oil recipe: Essential oils? do you mean to use internally or externally? I don t recommend the use of essential oils internally because they are too strong, even diluted, for the liver to process out properly and can result in toxicity. Herbally I could share with you...

Herbs: Potato - herb or vegetable?, edible plant, potato plant
edible plant, potato plant, time kind: Interesting question. Actually, per definition, it would be both. A vegetable is an edible plant, or an edible part of a plant, i.e. the root of a potato plant (a tuber) - a potato, as long as it is cooked. Otherwise potatoes are atually slightly toxic, especially...

Herbs: Primrose/Progesterone, blessed thistle, passion flower
blessed thistle, passion flower, hot flashes: Dear Ed, Blessed Thistle will sometimes serve as a balancing herb and may be helpful in your wife s case. She might also consider taking a dose of Passion Flower before bedtime to help her sleep. Both these extracts are available from my website at http://www.grannyherb.com/....

Herbs: Propagating Chocolate Mint, chocolate mint, mint plant
chocolate mint, mint plant, heavenly chocolate: Rose: I have done this at times and it rooted too! The other way is to take a 6 cutting,strip the bottom 2 leaves and place in a glass of warm water. Place in morning sun in or outdoors. Usually it will root in about 2 weeks. Change the water once a week....

Herbs: Propagating Lemon Grass, zone 8a, inch pots
zone 8a, inch pots, lemon grass: Hi Ruth, I grow lemongrass in the ground. I m in zone 8a. If you are in zone 7 or warmer it would overwinter easily. In our grocery stores here u can often purchase lemon grass with the root still attached. Now would be a good time to plant directly...

Herbs: Pruning and drying herbs, drying herbs, puree
drying herbs, puree, oregano: Fay: The 1/3 branch is included with the leaves. I dry them by placing in a paper bag. Place in a dry warm place. Check every 2 weeks by shaking the bag and feeling the leaves for dryness. When they crumble from your touch, then place in a blender and puree...

Herbs: Purchacing herbs is fairly..., basil plants, wise websites
basil plants, wise websites, lowe s: Amanda: Most herbs are higher in cost with shipping. If you want varieties of many, try these sites. Johnny s selected seeds; Richters, Other wise try local nurseries like home depot & Lowe s for reasonable cost. Watch for name tag on herbs. They do get marked...

Herbs: Purple Basil, purple basil, basil plant
purple basil, basil plant, mail browser: Sandie: Yes! basil will repel flies and some other pests. Cut branches 12 and place in vase with water. They will root and then plant them in pots. Be sure to give them full morning sun.Set on outdoor tables. The rest can be added to salads. I have not heard...

Herbs: picking basil leaves, basil leaves, organic fertilizer
basil leaves, organic fertilizer, black thumb: Sharon: You must be in sunny california or florida to have basil doing so well.It loves full sun and constant heat. On each branch pinch back to 2 pairs of leaves. It will start giving you more leaves when you do this. I usually do this every 3 weeks. Don...

Herbs: the pill and Dong qui tea by Yogi, painful ovulation, chinese herbalist
painful ovulation, chinese herbalist, dang gui: Dear Nicole, Poor adrenals function may be pointing to hormonal issue in your condition. Are you referring to painful menstruation when you mentioned painful ovulation? When you refer to the pill are you talking about the birth control pill? I will...

Herbs: plant infestation, bay laurel tree, red robin shrub
bay laurel tree, red robin shrub, alive web: Stuart: I have never seen any pest on the bay tree except scale. Try the cooperative extension service of your state. They normally have a list of chewing insects of plants. Also visit the Gardens Alive web site. They carry many organic products for pests....

Herbs: what plant should I start with that this time?, aloe vera plant, lena lena
aloe vera plant, lena lena, indoor climate: Lena: I can only tell you about herb plants. The aloe vera plant is good for your area. It takes morning sun and needs water only once a month. But, you must water from the bottom. Sit in a saucer for plant to absorb it. No fertilizer until spring. Use an...

Herbs: planting & cutting herbs, dill weed, dill seed
dill weed, dill seed, yellow flowers: Bud: You planted at a good time, but mother nature was not in agreement with the weather. I would try the cilantro seeds in mid to late august, depending again on the temps. You may also try the dill too! Nothing to lose, but a testimony on how they behaved....

Herbs: potted plants, plant pots, white sage
plant pots, white sage, potted plants: Kelly: Sorry to say, yes! THEY WILL DIE. The 3 plants are outdoor and can t stand the indoor conditions. It is late to start them and the growing indoors won t help at all. If you can place them on an outside ledge,this may give them a chance into fall. ...

Herbs: Japanese anemone, fish fertilizer, fish emulsion
fish fertilizer, fish emulsion, organic fertilizer: David: If the plants have been growing in the pots all season, they can become root bound. If the soil does not hold sufficient amount of water and it drains quickly and deplet some of the fertilizer. I don t know anything about the care of your other plant...

Herbs: How to get more produce from herb plants?, jeanine davis, dew dries
jeanine davis, dew dries, erv evans: Brad: Some info that may help. Go to google.com and type in question. There may be helpful info. Leroy Harvesting and Preserving Herbs for the Home Gardener 2/98 HIL-8111 Erv Evans, Extension Associate Jeanine Davis, Extension Specialist Department...

Herbs: pruning, pink blooms, spring summer fall
pink blooms, spring summer fall, perennial plants: Billie: Rosemary & lavender should be pruned every 3 weeks. Do this now until the end of Sept. Prune 1/3 from the tip down of all branches with new growth. Do this thru the spring, summer & fall. Rosemary hate the north winds, so protect with some kind of...

Herbs: purple basil, purple basil, fish fertilizer
purple basil, fish fertilizer, soggy soil: Tania: The purple basil always seem to do this mostly when it is too wet. They like it warm with morning sun and afternoon shade. If you get it to dry out more and feed with liquid fish fertilizer, it may return. Feed once every 3 weeks. It also hates to...

Herbs: QUESTION ABOUT HERB, fish fertilizer, lavender flowers
fish fertilizer, lavender flowers, zone 7b: Patrica: At this time of year, the rosemary is going dormant. You can plant it in a pot with sterile potting soil and water slightly. Place in doors in a eastern or southern window. Must have full sun all day. Mist the plant with warm water every 3 days....

Herbs: question on herbs for hair, hair thickeners, vitamins minerals
hair thickeners, vitamins minerals, high potency: sounds like your body was reacting to an excess of vitamins already. You need to let it balance out a bit and quit putting stuff on your hair :) The way to maintain a healthy head of hair is to eat right, and supplement in moderation. Excess is just as...

Herbs: ROSEMARY, lavender flowers, zone 7b
lavender flowers, zone 7b, growing herbs: I am so sorry Patricia. I would love to help you, but I dont deal with growing herbs. ONe area of my expertise is using herbs for health and medicinal purposes. Herbs are wonderful for helping in your personal areas as well. If you have any questions along...

Herbs: Rosemary, hair tonics, rosmarinus officinalis
hair tonics, rosmarinus officinalis, non alcoholic beverages: Jeannine: Look thru this info for help. A rosemary grown indoors all winter is sometimes finicky when placed outdoors in a cool climate or not good soil. Cit all brown branches off and wait for new growth, be sure not to give it too much water. Morning sun...

Herbs: Rosemary, chemical fertilizer, organic fertilizer
chemical fertilizer, organic fertilizer, fertilizer fish: Fiona: This problem could be caused by several things: Too much water;( sitting on clay or too composted ) not enough water; too much chemical fertilizer; not enough organic fertilizer(fish and or seaweed emulsion ) lost of morning sun; too much western sun;...

Herbs: Rosemary, hair tonics, non alcoholic beverages
hair tonics, non alcoholic beverages, herb vendors: Robin: Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis ) askthisherbman@att.net Alecrim da Horta Alecrim de Jardim Aroma del Mar Erva Coroada Flor do Olimpo Romarin Romaro Romero Romero Comun Rosa Marina Rosa Marinha...

Herbs: Rosemary, rosemary plant, fish fertilizer
rosemary plant, fish fertilizer, chemical fertilizer: carolyn: Rosemary is a finicky plant if the conditions are not what they like. The sitting in water is a death sentence for it. Try placing it back outside, in a southern location, away from the north wind. The soil should be loose with some compost. Add...

Herbs: Rosemary, rosemary, shock
rosemary, shock, dead branches: Maria: If your rosemary has never been pruned,it may get a little shock when pruning it. Start by pruning 1/3 off the ends of each branch. New growth will start to grow from this. Every time new growth stars, prune that new growth by 1/3 every 3 weeks. The...

Herbs: Rosemary, fish fertilizer, liquid fish
fish fertilizer, liquid fish, lowe s: Remi: It could be a combination of them all. Rosemary hates too much water,not enough water and stress from the heat. Water it only once a week. Let the rain do the rest. When using it, prune 1/3 of each new branch every 3 weeks. This will cause more new...

Herbs: Rosemary Bush - trimming it, rosemary chicken, start at the bottom
rosemary chicken, start at the bottom, barbecues: Karen: Now is the time to start cutting. Since it is so large,do 1/2 on each branch and every 3 weeks cut when you see new growth anywhere on the plant. You can also cut off 12-18 from the top. I hope this will bring it down some. Then keep pruning the new...

Herbs: Rosemary Bush, beautiful rosemary, powdery mildew
beautiful rosemary, powdery mildew, sun porch: Ramona: Bringing rosemary indoors is a death sentence without certain conditions. It needs a cool temperature and sun. The hardy varieties are called Arp or hardy hill. They will take below 10 degrees outside and return in the spring. It needs morning east...

Herbs: Rosemary Bushes Turning Brown, fish fertilizer, chemical fertilizer
fish fertilizer, chemical fertilizer, liquid fish: Jenean: The plants can have a few problems. Sometimes the soil has been depleted of what rosemary likes. If you have had them 6 years in the same locations, it may be just that. I find pruning the branches of 1/3 of new growth on each branch will help stimulate...

Herbs: Rosemary bush, fish fertilizer, christmas plant
fish fertilizer, christmas plant, liquid fish: Angela: It sounds like you did the change well. Rosemary does like to be pot bound a little. It hates too much water at any time. Prune off all brown parts and prune the new growth by 1/3 on each branch. Water lightly and wait for a week and start again in...

Herbs: My Rosemary bush is dying, dead needles, braches
dead needles, braches, cold weather: HI Jonathan, I ll try. Rosemary is drought/heat and somewhat cool tolerant. It s a meditteranean native so it doesnt like freezing temps for long. You didn t give me a lot of info. Is the plant indoors or out? How often do you water? How much sun...

Herbs: Rosemary bush, organic pesticides, foamy substance
organic pesticides, foamy substance, agriculture service: Andrea: I think it is an insect that causes this. Try your state agriculture service plant dept. for correct insect that causes this and what to use for getting rid of it. Also go to web site gardens Alive .com and asked them. They have a lot of organic...

Herbs: Rosemary bushes, turkey recipes, chicken turkey
turkey recipes, chicken turkey, bushes: Linda: I believe the best way is to prune 1/3 growth off each branch every 3 weeks. This will promote more growth at the end of the branches. Then prune them 1/3 each every 3 weeks. You can take out branches that are too close together. Give cuttings away...

Herbs: Rosemary Dying, seaweed fertilizer, liquid fish
seaweed fertilizer, liquid fish, vegies: Karlie: Rosemary is tempermental. It doesn t like to be moved. The yellowing could be that or soil too soggy or the wrong or not enough minerals. I would try feeding it some liquid fish/seaweed fertilizer. Too much water will als turn the leaves yellow. Try...

Herbs: Rosemary Dying, novice gardener, powdery mildew
novice gardener, powdery mildew, air circulation: Chris: It sounds like powdery mildew has attacked the plant. It needs full morning sun and air circulation, Meanwhile, you can contro; the mildrew with 1 tablespoon of baking soda to 1 qt. of water. Place in spray bottle and spray plant completely. Check...

Herbs: Rosemary problems, powdery mildew fungus, white powdery mildew
powdery mildew fungus, white powdery mildew, rosemary plant: Pete: Yes! do move outdoors in full morning. The stuff is powdery mildew and rosemary will get it indoors without proper ventilation; not enough sunlight; too much water or not enough. • POWDERY MILDEW on Roses, Rosemary and others: (1) teaspoon of Baking...

Herbs: Rosemary, beautiful rosemary, hair tonics
beautiful rosemary, hair tonics, non alcoholic beverages: Michael: You are doing all the right things. You can also re-pot it. Take from the pot and look at the root system. If it is tightly root bound, cut 1/3 off the bottom and cut into the sides to spread them roots slightly. Use sterile potting soil and move...

Herbs: replanted herbs, growing herbs indoors, rosemary and thyme
growing herbs indoors, rosemary and thyme, indoor herbs: Samara: Unless you live in Florida or California, growing herbs indoors is a death sentence for them. I am sending some herb indoor info.: Herb Garden-Indoor Herb cultivars grown 99% chemical-free since 1981 askthisherbman@att.net There...

Herbs: how do i get rig of un wanted basil, natural weed killer, least three times
natural weed killer, least three times, lowe s: Elsa: The basil you have sounds like green or red perilla(shiso). It returns each year and looks like basil, but it is not. Regular basil will not return each year unless you are in a hot climate all year. Beside pulling it up by the roots, you could go to...

Herbs: rocket, fish emulsion, organic fertilizer
fish emulsion, organic fertilizer, fertilizer fish: Susan: I would put it in the veggie class. It my be used as an herb also. I am assuming that you have it outdoors in the ground or pot. It sounds like it could use some organic fertilizer. Fish emulsion every 3 weeks and harvest it often. If using chemicals;...

Herbs: rosacea, dandelion burdock, google search
dandelion burdock, google search, marshmallow root: James, unfortunately I m not sure any natural or herbal supplement would give you quick relief, but it may be worthwhile to try some very important nutrients internally. Primrose oil, vitamin B complex (B-100) 3 times a day, with extra B2 and B12, vitamin...

Herbs: rosemary, family labiatae, peat pots
family labiatae, peat pots, fish emulsion: I have heard about Ca. rosemarys. You would want a hardy one. There are 2 varieties: Hardy Hill or Hill Hardy and Arp. The hardy hill is best for cooking. The Arp has a more pine scent. ROSEMARY ( Rosmarinus officinalis ‘Hill Hardy ) FAMILY: Labiatae...

Herbs: rosemary, family labiatae, fish emulsion
family labiatae, fish emulsion, drip irrigation: Dawne: Rosemary will do that at times, play dead! Prune 1/3 of the new growth on each branch every 3 weeks or as needed. Rosemary does better if it has it s own pot. It likes to have plenty of room to spread it s roots. Feed it with an organic fertilizer...

Herbs: rosemary, hair tonics, non alcoholic beverages
hair tonics, non alcoholic beverages, herb vendors: Kathrine: I am afraid to say the rosemary has died. It does not grow well indoors. Overwatering will kill it easily. Below is some rosemary info that may help you to try another indoors or wait until next spring. Leroy Rosemary ( Rosmarinus officinalis...

Herbs: rosemary, indoor potted plants, herb gardeners
indoor potted plants, herb gardeners, rock phosphate: Baihu: You are blessed to have the seeds germinate. When they are about 4 high, transplant to a sterlize soil mix with small amout of an organic fertilizer. They must receive full, morning sun and be placed outside or where they can receive the morning...

Herbs: rosemary, 3 feet, ares
3 feet, ares, rosemary: Rocky: Depending on your climate. If it s getting below freezing in your ares, I would not prune any part until spring. If you have temps above 50 degrees at night, go ahead and prune just the tip. In spring prune 1/3 off each branch every 3 weeks to get...

Herbs: rosemary, fish fertilizer, liquid fish
fish fertilizer, liquid fish, south sun: Debby: I am sorry for the watering directions. Rosemary does not like to watered every day. Unless it is hardy with the names (Arp or Hardy Hill), it should be outdoors. All rosemary hates the indoor climates unless you have constant air movement, full east...

Herbs: rosemary, herbal vinegar, nylon stocking
herbal vinegar, nylon stocking, car ashtrays: Pat: It looks like it is in a happy location. Yes! pinching it back is very important. Below is my how to prune your herbs info : How & When to Prune Your Herbs There seems to be very little info on when and how much to prune our herbs. ...

Herbs: rosemary, rosemary tea, white powdery mildew
rosemary tea, white powdery mildew, outdoor climate: Andrea: Depending on your area climate it should receive outdoor climate. If the variety is called arp or hardy hill it should receive outdoor climate in the fall & winter. It will take -10 & return in the spring. Rosemary do not like trying to grow in...

Herbs: rosemary, scramble eggs, chicken turkey
scramble eggs, chicken turkey, herb products: Ginny: I have seen products made with rosemary. Check for soap making with rosemary or do the library for herb products made at home. I do know it is well with chicken & turkey. I have tried it in scramble eggs & cheese last winter, when I wanted something...

Herbs: rosemary bush, gallon pots, southern location
gallon pots, southern location, winter place: Dorothy: I have found that winter grown rosemary, grown in pots don t do well when they are root-bounded in pots. Check plant by pulling it out of pot and check the root system. If the roots are tightly wrapped around the bottom, slice about 1 off the bottom...

Herbs: rosemary plant, rosemary plant, many names
rosemary plant, many names, leaves: Liliana: You can smell the rosemary by touching it. There are many names on the rosemary s. But I have noticed that the light green varieties are more piney scented than the dark green ones. Squeeze the leaves and inhale the scent,it is said to stimulate...

Herbs: rosemary, herb gardeners, rosemary plant
herb gardeners, rosemary plant, rock phosphate: Anita: That sound like the plant has powdery mildew on it. It usually comes from too much water, not enough air circulation. Now that you have it outdoors, it will recuperate. First to get rid of: Place 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 quart of water. Spray...

Herbs: SEVEN SPRAY ON HERBS, fish fertilizer, liquid fish
fish fertilizer, liquid fish, lowe s: Sylvia: I do not know what the seven spray is? Keep an watchful eye on each plant for curling of the leaves or burned conditions. If so, I would start over, since the season is early. I would use liquid fish fertilizer to feed all herbs & veggies. This may...

Herbs: Spanish Lavender, fish fertilizer, lavender plants
fish fertilizer, lavender plants, purple petals: Kerri: Lavender loves powdered lime. Add a handful around each plant & blend into the top 2 of soil. If the liquid fertilizer is miracle gro,I believe it is too strong for the plants. Either dilute it by 1/3 or use liquid fish fertilizer. It can be found...

Herbs: Splitting Thyme, mother plant, closer to the ground
mother plant, closer to the ground, root ball: Bil: Take the lower branches closer to the ground and bend slowly to the ground. Dig out an 1 inch trench and plant the branch into it and cover with soil and a stone or brick. Water it slightly and check in 2 weeks or more for roots. Pull it up slowly to...

Herbs: St.John's Wort, st john s wort, diet supplements
st john s wort, diet supplements, definitive answer: Hi Debbie. You raise a very interesting question. I am sorry I am not able to geve you a definitive answer. All I have been abel to find is the hypercum gentianoides is commonly know as orange greass, pine grass or pine weed and may be used as an ornamental...

Herbs: my son has eczema, vitamin b complex, chronic eczema
vitamin b complex, chronic eczema, licorice root: Hi Joanna, I understand your concern. For strengthening of the immune system essential fatty acids (EFA s) are an important element. A vitamin B complex like B50 used in conjunciton with vitamin A is an immune system booster and promotes healthy skin. ...

Herbs: st. johns wort, st johns wort, western herbal tradition
st johns wort, western herbal tradition, chinese herbal medicine: Even though a variant of St John s wort is within the Chinese herbal medicine pharmacopia, it is not an herb we often use for depression. That is more of the western herbal tradition. We don t advocate taking one herb at a time, nor do we think herbal self-care...

Herbs: just started growing herbs, miracle grow potting soil, fish fertilizer
miracle grow potting soil, fish fertilizer, organic fertilizer: Ira: Your plants need the outdoor sunlight. The should be hardy enough to take the temps if it stays above 45 degrees. The indoor location will kill them. The miracle grow soil may be too strong for the herbs indoors. They need a slow organic fertilizer like...

Herbs: storage of fresh dill, plastic baggies, canning pickles
plastic baggies, canning pickles, airtight jar: Hi and thanks for mailing me! First option you have is to put the dill in plastic baggies into the freezer, but I am not sure if it will keep all year long. If you can use it sooner, perhaps this idea is suitable. Also, you can dry it out completely and...

Herbs: too much sun?, fish fertilizer, basil plant
fish fertilizer, basil plant, herb gardener: Alice: Correct plants need that amount of sun. It is best that they receive this sun in the morning first. The basil is the only one to take all day sun. It is a fast grower and need at least a 12 deep pot and sterile potting soil. The miracle grow soil...

Herbs: Tagetes, mexican mint marigold, tagetes minuta
mexican mint marigold, tagetes minuta, bright yellow flowers: Roger: There are a few more tagetes. The lucida is called texas tarragon,winter tarragon,mexican mint marigold and about 30 other names. It is used as a substitute for french tarragon. It has a better flavor than the french, but can be over powering. There...

Herbs: 'Texas' tarragon, hierba de santa maria, hierba de san juan
hierba de santa maria, hierba de san juan, mexican tarragon: Carol: These are the names it is called. The one you have is called sweet marigold and it is the french tarragon substitute. I don t know if it flowers. The below names are all for this plant. Richter s of Canada introduced the smaller variety. Tarragon,...

Herbs: Thyme and parsley, indoor herbs, herb gardener
indoor herbs, herb gardener, daylight lamps: Ernest: Both plants are hard to start indoors at this time of season. It is better to start outdoors. The location is good. Once the plants sre up you can bring indoors. The thyme probably won t make it. It is a hardy plant and must have the cold waether...

Herbs: Toothache plant, american tropics, local anesthetic
american tropics, local anesthetic, soil color: Dear CJ, It was either Spilanthes oleracea Tender Perennial Ht: 10 -12 Light: Full Sun to Part Shade Soil: Moist Well Drained Soil Color: ld Tender Perennial Flowers Ornamental Medicine OR Spilanthes acmella (L.) Synonym:...

Herbs: tea tree plant, potting soil, luck david
potting soil, luck david, soil water: Dear Chris: Thank you for your question. Your tea tree plant (Melaleuca alternifolia) is a native of Australia. Seeing as how the coldest winter I ever spent was the summer I spent in London, I would suggest that you treat it as a house plant. The plant...

Herbs: Can you tell me the effects..., dong quai root, natural health consultant
dong quai root, natural health consultant, certified natural health consultant: Hello Joanna - Are you making a tea to increase lactation? If you are, use all of the above except Dong Quai. All are safe and have had outstanding results with increasing lactation. Dong Quai is too strong of an herb to be passed through to the baby....

Herbs: thyme insecticide, tablespoon cayenne pepper, chopped garlic cloves
tablespoon cayenne pepper, chopped garlic cloves, hot pepper sauce: Steve: It sounds like a worm may be the bandit. Go to this web site www.gardensalive.com. They have all kinds of organic insecticides.Ask for their free catalog which has photos of insects. Meanwhile here are some homemade tips that may be of some help. ...

Herbs: Do you have any treatments..., staph infections, skin infection
staph infections, skin infection, ailment: Unfortunately I cannot help with that type of infection. I m sure you understand the seriousness of Staph. The condition must be treated by a physician. If caught when you first suspect food poisoning there are some things to try; but when it is already...

Herbs: tumour, chinese herbalist, thuja
chinese herbalist, thuja, tumours: Dear Arthur, The question you post is a complicated issue. There are herbs that can help manage tumor and depending the type and location of the tumor as well as the symptoms involved. Individual herb does not work on its own but must be properly combined...

Herbs: twins, chances of having twins, google
chances of having twins, google, natural supplements: Hi Joann, I am not aware of any natural supplements or herbs that will better your chances of having twins. Im sorry. Have you tried looking it up on the internet using google or one of the ohter search engines? If you find some suggestions, please...

Herbs: ulcerative colitis, aloe vera juice, ulcerative colitis
aloe vera juice, ulcerative colitis, curcumin: Hi Mary. Thank you for your question. Here are some helpful herbs for your condition. Alfalfa tablets will aid healing - take as directed on the label 3 times a day. Aloe Vera juice - aids healing - 1/2 cup in the morning and 1/2 cup at bedtime ...

Herbs: Vitamins and supplements, magnisium, vitamins and supplements
magnisium, vitamins and supplements, b complex vitamin: That sounds like an excellent regimen. I might add some basic minerals: calcium, magnisium, and potassium. You can buy those in a combination tablet or separately. You may want to add a B-complex vitamin as well. If you experience any particular symptoms...

Herbs: Weight loss and general health, herbs for weight loss, herbal shops
herbs for weight loss, herbal shops, balance food: Dear Evelyn, There are herbal shops that carry cleansing tea to help clean your system to start. As far as exercise, perform light aerobic to start with. Perform for about 1/2 hours and build up a sweat. Along with that, watch your diet. Eliminate greasy...

Herbs: Winter protection for rosemary plant in Zone 6a, fish fertilizer, rosemary plant
fish fertilizer, rosemary plant, liquid fish: Ellen: The hardiest rosemarys are called Arp & hardy hill. They will take -10 below. The others may make it thru the winters with protection from the north winds. Plant should be mulched with any soil additive that drains well. Place a barrier of burlap...

Herbs: about warts, wart cream, wart removal
wart cream, wart removal, warts: Hi. There are natural remedies for removing warts. I have not tried any of them. You may want to look on the internet for natural remedies wart removal or a similar topic. Garlic is recommended, and there are other suggestions. Some of them I would not...

Herbs: winter protection for rosemary, family labiatae, south western pennsylvania
family labiatae, south western pennsylvania, rosmarinus officinalis: Jean: See info below. The hardy roaemarys are Arp and Hardy Hill . I am told the hardy hill has the best flavor for cooking. the arp is more piney. These 2 must be outside all winter facing away from the north winds.Be sure to dry old rosemary in paper...

Herbs: does it work?, eczama, hello friend
eczama, hello friend, herbs: I depends per person how speedy your recovery will be, and what herb you are taking. This is a question that will be varied, but since you have given me the dosage I have figured you will be cured in 2 weeks tops although it seems it will be cured soon. ...

Herbs: Yellow herbs, novice gardener, fish fertilizer
novice gardener, fish fertilizer, liquid fish: Michele: It may be the feeding of the plants. Try liquid fish fertilizer. It is sold at home depot & lowe s. It is good for all plants, especially bringing them back to life organically. They must have morning sun first and light shade in the evening. Let...

Herbs for Health: Aloe Vera, red clover tea, aloe vera gel
red clover tea, aloe vera gel, slippery elm powder: Hi Jacob, Sorry for the delay in responding. I was not receiving the questions from Allexperts. Aloe vera does stimulate cell regeneration, and has astringent, emollient, and antibacterial and antifungal properties. Yes, tomato, onion, and green...

Herbs for Health: Aloe vera, aloe vera gel, dr hulda clark
aloe vera gel, dr hulda clark, biopsy report: I would recommend a acupunturist first and a good alternative nutritionist or can monitor or health care. It s really complicated Just like one thing cannot cure cancer. It s a combination of lifestyle changes and diet and therapies around the clock. So sorry...

Herbs for Health: Cancer, l ornithine, cancer question
l ornithine, cancer question, cancerous tumors: Hi Laura, Yes, chemo is so tough on the body. Especially, the heart muscle. Have him take 90mg of Coenzme Q10 daily. This improves cellular oxygenation. Tarceva is usually administered along with gemcitabine. Survival rates with Tarceva plus gemcitabine...

Herbs for Health: diagnonsing through they eyes, dr bernard jensen, bernard jensen
dr bernard jensen, bernard jensen, peace and harmony: Hi Carol, Dr. Bernard Jensen is the Father of Iridology. He developed a high-tech microscope to aid him in diagnosing diseases. He then treated his patients with intensive fasting programs. The road to health is the one that begins with an understanding...

Herbs for Health: energy, delayed response, allexperts
delayed response, allexperts: Hi Sharon, Sorry for the delayed response. I was not receiving the questions from Allexperts. Here is a link to ribose. a href= http://www.greatvistachemicals.com/biochemicals/d-ribose.html Ribose /a Here is a link for purchasing. a href= http://www.nutrabio.com/Products/ribose.htm?gclid=CLbhuOOLhZECFQlxOAod01BNFg...

Herbs for Health: Fatty Liver and Yeast, vaginal yeast infection, clover tea
vaginal yeast infection, clover tea, cleansing the liver: Hi Cheryl, Sorry for the long delay. I have not been receiving the questions from Allexperts. Go to a href= www.herbalhealer.com HerbalHealer /a . They have a great formula for ridding yourself of chronic Candida. Brewer s Yeast does not cause the...

Herbs for Health: Fucoxanthin, brown seaweed, exercise patterns
brown seaweed, exercise patterns, silver bullets: Hi Bud, Oh, I would think it would help in a diet regimen. 1800 calorie diet is rigid, especially for a man. I ve known Jordon Rubin for years, he sells the brand name, fucothin, and researches thoroughly. Permanent weight maintenance requires a life-style...

Herbs for Health: Fucoxanthin, weight loss supplements, harsh side effects
Herbs for Health: Fucoxanthin, weight loss supplements, harsh side effects, fucoxanthin

Herbs for Health: A few questions, hidden food allergies, lowering blood pressure
hidden food allergies, lowering blood pressure, food allergy: I m not sure Its something I read in a book. Muscel testing is the easiest way to determine food allergies and what foods you may be reacting to. See if you can do a search on hidden food allergies and their symptoms. Some people react to different things....

Herbs for Health: Lavendar, christopher hobbs, allergy medication
christopher hobbs, allergy medication, california poppy: Hi Bob M, Sorry in the delay. I haven t been getting the questions from Allexperts. Cyber confusion, I m guessing. Lavender s chemical and nutrient content consists of Essential oil, geraniol, linalol 1-linalyl acetate. There is nothing I can find nothing...

Herbs for Health: Lavender, allergy medication, flower tea
allergy medication, flower tea, passion flower: I don t know about lavender but I know that passion flower is a good herb for your sleeping issue. You can also try melatonin. I don t believe you will have problems with the other meds just don t take at the same time. Wait an hour in between. You can...

Herbs for Health: Melatonin and other herbs, growth hormone hgh, neuron activity
growth hormone hgh, neuron activity, valerian root: Hi Bonnie, I m very sorry for the delayed response. I was not receiving the questions from Allexperts.com. Some sort of cyber snafu. Melatonin is not an herb. It is a hormone produced by the body s pineal gland. The body s pattern pf melatonin production...

Herbs for Health: Melatonin and other herbs, passion flower, deep breathing
passion flower, deep breathing, melatonin: You can try melitonin with valerian or passion flower. Try some deep breathing exercises while you lay in bed. Breath slow through your nose to the count of 7 and breath out throught your mouth to the count of 7 and while you breath out let go of any worries...

Herbs for Health: Over masturbating?, habibullah, sexual problems
habibullah, sexual problems, shower bath: Dear pasha, I understand your problem, you have to stop this daily habit of masturbation. It will weaken your body, it will exhaust your emotions. regarding premature ejaculation dont panic, we have medication. pls let me know from where you are, so that...

Herbs for Health: plz tell abt gloucoma,and sinus,and high bloodpressure, post nasal drip, gloucoma
post nasal drip, gloucoma, lipid profile: Dear Rema, I am sorry, to my knowledge any vulture s gall bladder is not a treatment, some hakeems try to do something to create attention, its foolish thing, if possible ask that hakeem to contact me, there is mention of Glaucoma and its treatment in a number...

Herbs for Health: Suffering from Sinusitis, nasal congestion, hamdard
nasal congestion, hamdard, dear doctor: Dear Shony Rappai, I have been treating Sinusitis with Unani system of Medicine with good results, Please try to get the following medicines from any Hamdard stockist: 1. Ithrifal Usthudus (its Jam type take 1/2 teaspoon thrice daily) 2. Tiryaq e Nazli...

Herbs for Health: school project, endeavor 2, time endeavor
endeavor 2, time endeavor, acute illnesses: Hi Mandy, Sorry for the delayed response. I was not receiving my mail from Allexperts. Hope it didn t ruin your project. 1. Herbs are beneficial for just about all of your body s ailments. In my many years working in the alternative non-aggressive healing...

Herbs for Health: sun chorella, sun chorella, blood of the earth
sun chorella, blood of the earth, blood builder: Super concentrated nutrition. Minerals, enzymes and green chlorophyll an excellent blood builder and high in natural iron. I think the green foods are very good instead of all the vitamins supplements. They re the blood of the earth. and rich in life force...

Herbs for Health: Tongue pain, baking soda rinses, holistic nutritionist
baking soda rinses, holistic nutritionist, candida diet: It sounds like you have candida. I would see a holistic nutritionist and get on the right diet. If you can t do that look online for a candida diet and cleanse and do that for a few months. The antibiotics have probably messed up your GI tract. continue...

Herbs for Health: herbal cure for mental illness, ginkgo biloba, kola
Herbs for Health: herbal cure for mental illness, ginkgo biloba, kola, ginkgo

Herbs for Health: methadone detox, best of luck, addiction
Herbs for Health: methadone detox, best of luck, addiction

Herbs for Health: Hormone Regulation, christine northrup, susan weed
christine northrup, susan weed, calcium magnesium: Dong quai is what I would recommend Check out two experts. Christine Northrup and Susan Weed. They have herbs and teas they can tellyou about that are good to take also. It should be a full program with essential fatty acids and B complex and calcium magnesium...

Herbs for Health: herbal cure for mental illness, Amla, herbal anti depressent
Amla, herbal anti depressent, depression: Dear Ali, i understand your problem, may i advice you to stop the antidepressants, I suggest you to take daily 1 Amla (Gooseberry) if you can get in your place or else get tab Amla c one pill twice daily and Tab Valerian one pill twice daily. Can you just...

Herbs for Health: Mixing herbs/lyme disease, siberian eleuthero, mental sharpness
siberian eleuthero, mental sharpness, short term memory: Sounds good They are excellent herbs For lymes also look into teasel root. Not enough research but plenty of feedback. If I had lymes which I did but caught it right away I would take teasel root and plan on getting some for family just incase. Jayn...

Herbs for Health: methadone detox, health food store, methadone clinics
health food store, methadone clinics, visualization exercises: I understnad your concern I would get some nervine herbs like chamomile and passion flower, B complex for stress and claium magnesium for calming also. I would have him eat healthy and teach him how to breath into his body using visualization exercises for...

Herbs for Health: squamous cell skin cancer, black salve, google search
black salve, google search, curing cancer: There are so many and it would be very hared to go over on this venue. I would suggest you visit other web site that can suggest books and diet for him. There are lots of book available A new cancer treatment is with baking soda and maple syrup Do a google...

Herbs for Health: Throat Irritation, fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables
fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables, home remedy: Dear Sam, It seems you are having recurrent throat infection. I wish to suggest you a simple home remedy, take 150 ml of milk with 1 pinch of dried ginger if possible daily at bedtime. Hope this will help you. Thanks for your query. yours sincerely Dr....

Herbs for Health: avolition, positive symptoms of schizophrenia, flower remedy
positive symptoms of schizophrenia, flower remedy, symptoms of schizophrenia: Hi Celeste, I can t help you with the flower remedies but I thought I d bring up some other obervations that may help. Many health care professionals divide mental illness into two basic categories: mood disorders and schizophrenic disorders. I will...

Herbs for Health: Blood Pressure, carrot celery, high fiber diet
carrot celery, high fiber diet, magnesium levels: Hi Bud, Check your calcium and magnesium levels. Deficiencies have been linked to high blood pressure. Take (Kyolic) garlic. 2 capsules 3 times daily---Effective in lowering BP. 100 mg of Coenzyme Q10 daily should improve heart function and lower...

Herbs for Health: Chronic Fatigue?, extreme exhaustion, positive affirmation
extreme exhaustion, positive affirmation, runny noses: Your stress over your health and everything else will directly rub off on your children. You need someone to come in twice a week for a few hours to give you a break You need to have some time to yourself to get you day in order and set up with positive affirmation....

Herbs for Health: Detoxed now what?, physical withdrawal symptoms, gingeng
physical withdrawal symptoms, gingeng, spirilina: Start with a yoga routine and drinking lots of water. The kids can do the exercises with you. Also eat lots of veggies and food packed with nutrients. No fast foods or sadas or junk in any way. Cut down on meat and eat more fish Take spirilina and herbs like...

Herbs for Health: Herbal Muscle Growth, enlarged breast, hair loss
Herbs for Health: Herbal Muscle Growth, enlarged breast, hair loss

Herbs for Health: pueraria mirifica, firmer breasts, starry sky
Herbs for Health: pueraria mirifica, firmer breasts, starry sky, mirifica

Herbs for Health: Herbal Muscle Growth, marshmallow root, wild yam
marshmallow root, wild yam, organic herbs: Hi David, Herbs can help you strenghten your body. However, you still have to do the heavy lifting. Here are some nourishing herbs that build tissues. Alfalfa, Dandelion leaves, Kelp, Licorice, Marshmallow root, Mullein, Nettles, Red Clover, Rose...

Herbs for Health: hair loss, apple cider vinegar, dry brittle hair
apple cider vinegar, dry brittle hair, scalp circulation: Hi Marvin, Baldness or loss of hair is referred to as alopecia. In addition to heredity, factors that promote hair loss include poor circulation, acute illness, surgery, radiation exposure, skin disease, sudden weight loss, high fever, iron deficiency,...

Herbs for Health: hormones candida, gut bacteria, h pylori
gut bacteria, h pylori, sqaure one: This is a alot to take in and I don t know if I can suggest anything more than a anturopath. But I am concerned about the hair loss. Have you had an MRI to see if you have a pituitary problem.It sounds liek your are taking the right things and I can t think...

Herbs for Health: horny goat weed, horny goat weed, body functions
horny goat weed, body functions, brittany: Hi Brittany, Most herbs require 30 days of use before it becomes effective. Alcohol always lessens the effects of whatever herb that you are taking. At 21, go with your natural body functions. You really don t need an enhancement. Take care. Denni...

Herbs for Health: Irregular periods, christine northrup, essential fatty acids
christine northrup, essential fatty acids, irregular periods: You should get a book by Christine Northrup She is a doctor and has good ideas about woman and their problems. I would suggest you look her up and by the book on amazon. It s called something like Womans Bodies Womans mind. Anyway suggestions Get on B complex...

Herbs for Health: natural progesterone cream, natural progesterone cream, essential fatty acids
natural progesterone cream, essential fatty acids, progest cream: Why did you choose the progest cream? I would take herbs like dong quai and vitex or chaste berry. Same thing I would take B complex and calium magnesium and essential fatty acids like fish oils Very important since your hormones are produced by healthy...

Herbs for Health: Osteoporosis, low bone density, dandelion greens
low bone density, dandelion greens, dark green leafy vegetables: Hi KC, Dietary and lifestyle habits are your best defense aganst bone loss. Insufficient calcium intake is one factor, but equally important are other dietary practices that affect calcium metabolism. A diet high in animal protein, salt, and sugar causes...

Herbs for Health: Osteoporosis, low bone density, digestive enzymes
low bone density, digestive enzymes, kelp: You may need help with thyroid as this may be thew issue with absorption with calcium. I would take kelp for thyroid 6 a day and make sure your calcium has boron added to it and it calium citrate. Stay away from sodas has they are very harmful. And take...

Herbs for Health: progesterone cream, birth control pills, natural progesterone cream
birth control pills, natural progesterone cream, synthetic hormones: Hi Cat, Depending on your age and how long that you have been on birth control, you body makes subtle changes as you age. Whether you took the pill or not, your body will change from say age 20 to 30. The changes may be subtle, but if you have been taking...

Herbs for Health: pueraria mirifica, fenugreek seeds, uterus disease
fenugreek seeds, uterus disease, sinus problems: Hi Zeina, As far as I can tell, the spray & cream should be safe if you follow instructions. It does say that pregnant women, nursing mothers, and anyone with a history of cancer of any of the female organs should avoid the this treatment. Avoid spraying...

Herbs for Health: Testosterone, gero vita, hydrangea root
gero vita, hydrangea root, well balanced diet: Hi Matt, Half a century. Time does fly... The Association for Male Sexual Dysfunction lists over 200 drug that may cause impotence. As we age, it is good to be aware of these factors. Some of the most common are: alcohol, antidepressants, antihistamines,...

Herbs for Health: 8yr old daughter with Cushings disease, worldnet att net, red blood cells
worldnet att net, red blood cells, ancient chinese medicine: Hi Jenni, Massive doses of hydrocortisone and/or prednisone cause severe side-affects. First off, are you in a place where you could give her fresh-squeezed wheatgrass? Drinking wheatgrass and other green sprouted juices helps the body to build red...

Herbs for Health: Acne, small blemishes on face, natural glycerin, organic sulphur
natural glycerin, organic sulphur, dandelion root: Hi Andrea, The Horseradish Root contains a large amount of organic sulfur that can be used as a rubefacient. It is used to treat blemishes, pimples, and spots on the skin. FORMULA Fresh ground Horseradish 4 ounces Buttermilk 1...

Herbs for Health: Aging too fast, omega 3 essential fatty acids, chemical food additives
omega 3 essential fatty acids, chemical food additives, proper brain function: Hi Bud, As you know, there is no silver bullets to stop the aging process, give your body the correct fuel, plus proper exercise and rest are key to a healthy life. NUTRIENTS Coenzyme Q10---100 mg daily---Aids circulation, improves cellular oxygenation,...

Herbs for Health: burdock root, ginger for nausea, pregnanacy
ginger for nausea, pregnanacy, nettle: There is always some question about pregnanacy It s safe to stay off all herbs except for the ones you that are just like a food like alfalfa or dandelion or nettle I would feel safe with but for you I would stay away just in case. There are enough test for...

Herbs for Health: Cloves for children, parasite eggs, yeast candida
parasite eggs, yeast candida, american biologics: Hi Rita, A typical dosage would be two capsules 3 times a day on an empty stomach. However, most herbalist make their formulas to fit a 150 pound weight. So, he would receive two capsules a day at 1/3 that weight. I couldn t find Systematic Formulas...

Herbs for Health: cholesterol, cold water fish, hawthorn berries
cold water fish, hawthorn berries, oat bran: Hi Anecita, There is much you can do to reduce bad cholesterol levels. HERBS Garlic is your best choice. Followed by Cayenne and Hawthorn berries. Include in your diet the following foods, which aid in lowering cholesterol: apples, bananas, carrots,...

Herbs for Health: eyes, dark eye circles, saturated fats
dark eye circles, saturated fats, good night sleep: Hello Aina, My mother s name is Ansa, another four-letter name that is unique. You drink much water, good. Steam-distilled is preferable. Avoid dairy products, saturated fats, and any fats that have been subjected to heat, whether by cooking or processing....

Herbs for Health: Fish Oil Supplements, fish oil supplements, omega 3 fish oil
fish oil supplements, omega 3 fish oil, cod liver oil: Hi Mike, Go to www.vitamins and order Swanson EFA s, Superior Essential Fatty Acids. You only need to take two 3 times a day. You can also order vegetarian capsules. Yes, cod liver oil is a great source of efa s. Also try to eat a couple of servings...

Herbs for Health: HELP, broad spectrum antibiotic, tea tree oil
broad spectrum antibiotic, tea tree oil, healing herbs: Hi Nicte, NUTRIENTS Acidophilus---As directed on label. 3 times daily, with meals.---Used to replenish normal bacteria. Colloidal silver---As directed on label.---A broad spectrum antibiotic that subdues inflammation and promotes healing. HERBS...

Herbs for Health: herb custom formula, apple cider vinegar, fo ti
apple cider vinegar, fo ti, half ounce: Hi Star, I know little of shilajit and fo-ti, but here are some invigorating herbs that work for me. Stimulating Herbs Stimulation therapy deals with proper blood circulation. A good stimulating tea can be made of using a half ounce of Ginger,...

Herbs for Health: herb details, genus serenoa, kingdom plantae
genus serenoa, kingdom plantae, seronoa repens: Good morning, Hema I m not much help this this one. Saw Palmetto si from: Kingdom: Plantae Genus: Serenoa Species: S. repens Binomial name: Seronoa repens I have no knowledge of where it can be found in Mumbai, India. Sorry, I...

Herbs for Health: herbs for appetite, fennel seed, palmetto berries
fennel seed, palmetto berries, gotu kola: Hi Celeste, That s great. To stimulate your appetite, try using catnip, fennel seed, ginger root, ginseng, gotu kola, papaya leaves, peppermint leaves, and saw palmetto berries. Caution: Do not use ginseng if you have high blood pressure. Best wishes,...

Herbs for Health: herbs-- powdered or tincture?, dopamine and norepinephrine, dropper bottle
dopamine and norepinephrine, dropper bottle, anxiety and depression: Hi Deborah, I have always preferred tinctures for therapies that require immediate relief. But if you are planning to treat your depression, anxiety, etc with Rhodiola Rosea for the long term, I would take least expensive way. Rhodiola is an adaptogenic...

Herbs for Health: Milk thistle - hawthorn together, cold water fish, hawthorn berries
cold water fish, hawthorn berries, oat bran: Hi Lois, This answer should go directly to your email. As long as you are taking no medication for your heart, Hawthorn is safe to take with Milk Thistle. Take Hawthorn first thing in the morning. Take the Milk Thistle after breakfast. There...

Herbs for Health: Is what i'm taking ok?, brewers yeast, metabolism support
brewers yeast, metabolism support, korean ginseng: If you don t eat regular diet your body will hold onto fat becuase it thinks you are starving. Carry protein bars and a bag of nuts and nibble throughout the day. apples and fruit also. Eat dried fruit or nibble on carrots But make sure you eat every two...

Herbs for Health: perri menopoause, naturopathic doctor, cold induced urticaria
naturopathic doctor, cold induced urticaria, lifestyle change: You need a complete evaluation that I can t give you over the internet. See if you can find a homeopath or naturopathic doctor or nutritionist. It sound like alot of issues you can t cure without some dedication not a quick fix. It s a lifestyle change. ...

Herbs for Health: poor hand circulation, green leafy vegetables, inflammation of the blood vessels
green leafy vegetables, inflammation of the blood vessels, fatty acid chains: Hi Renee, Circulatory Problems There are many disorders associated with circulatory problems. It may be brought on by chronic inflammation of the blood vessels in the extremities and can be most prevalent among people who smoke. A condition called Raynaud’s...

Herbs for Health: progesterone cream, brownish discharge, progesterone cream
brownish discharge, progesterone cream, brown discharge: Hi Cat, I see this has returned. It has been lost in cyber space. I answered this soon after you wrote it. Sorry for the delay. It sounds like you are on the right track. Here is what I suggested. On your 12th day following the start of your period,...

Herbs for Health: progesterone cream, birth control pills, natural progesterone cream
birth control pills, natural progesterone cream, synthetic hormones: Hi Cat, Depending on your age and how long that you have been on birth control, you body makes subtle changes as you age. Whether you took the pill or not, your body will change from say age 20 to 30. The changes may be subtle, but if you have been taking...

Herbs for Health: anxiety, st johns wort, hyperactive thyroid
st johns wort, hyperactive thyroid, food additives: Dear David, There could be many factors involved. You might try kava kava, St Johns Wort, melatonin for a start. It could be a hyperactive thyroid so you may want to have that checked and if it is Bugleweed is good sometimes, also I would reduce or eliminate...

Herbs for Health: chronic skin allergy, itchy rashes, dr habib
itchy rashes, dr habib, skin allergy: Sorry for belated reply it seems to be urticaria. I suggest you to take 1. Ithrifal Shahithra 1/2 teaspoon three times daily after food 2. Majoon Chobchini 1/2 teaspoon three times daily after food 3. Majoon e Ushba 1/2 teaspoon three times daily...

Herbs for Health: diabetes & cholesterol, red yeast rice, fenugreek seeds
red yeast rice, fenugreek seeds, sheep sorrel: Hi Ayo, Fenugreek has been used for centuries for a variety of illnesses from Bronchitis to Tuberculosis. It acts as a bulk laxative, lubricates the intestines, and reduces fevers. Good for inflammation. Although some tout it as a supplement for diabetes,...

Herbs for Health: erectile disfuntion/high blood pressure, l arginine, low sex drive
l arginine, low sex drive, fruits and vegetables: Hi Mike, First off, try a healthy diet, with plenty of fruits and vegetables. Make sure that you exercise daily. Walk a couple of miles, etc. Take Hawthorn berry for high blood pressure. Eat garlic daily. Take an Amino acid called L-Arginine daily....

Herbs for Health: chronic skin allergy, medicines, ali
Herbs for Health: chronic skin allergy, medicines, ali, india

Herbs for Health: herbs in russia?, northern russia, weed
Herbs for Health: herbs in russia?, northern russia, weed

Herbs for Health: Herbs for neuropathy, local health food store, health food store
local health food store, health food store, montel williams: I don t know what that is. Sorry. Read the new Montel Williams book on his cure for MS. Also look into the effects of nutrisweet and aspartame in foods that is known to be a cause of MS . I know of one woman who cured her MS by a product called OPC3. I m...

Herbs for Health: High blood, high blood preasure, low libido
high blood preasure, low libido, natural tablets: Dear Steve, I am not familiar with Preasure. If you could send me the ingredients and amounts, I would be glad to respond. In the meantime, I would suggest that you consider getting and doing the Five Tibetan Rite exercises. Here are two you can check...

Herbs for Health: herbs in russia?, herbal weight loss, lymphatic systems
herbal weight loss, lymphatic systems, stellaria media: Hi Teri, Allexperts is confusing me lately. I sent this out a couple of days ago, or so I thought. Here it is again, if you ve already received it. Best wishes, Dennis My guess is that you are thinking of Chickweed (Stellaria Media), This grows...

Herbs for Health: Knee Pain, castor oil packs, vitamin c powder
castor oil packs, vitamin c powder, michael ernest: Dear Angela, Yes, there is an excellent product that can help. I had a part time worker whose husband had such bad knees and pain, that he could not work using them and he took this product for 2 months and all of the pain went away and he even stopped...

Herbs for Health: mixing herbs and teas, aged garlic extract, fish oils
aged garlic extract, fish oils, calcuim: It sound Ok to me What about fish oils . And the multi doesn t have enough B complex C and Calcuim magensium. I know because I ve read alot of labesl and they never put enough in them. You B s should be about 100 mg each. Caluim magnesium 1000-2000 mg cal...

Herbs for Health: myasthenia gravis/anxiety, chronic health problems, professional nutritionist
chronic health problems, professional nutritionist, health care professional: A diet change would be recommended for those conditions. Like no diary and red meat feverfew is good for migraines, passions flower for anxiety or valerian root. I would try stress mamgement evercises like yoga dn meditation. You may wont to see a professional...

Herbs for Health: Natural Anti-Inflammatory, cool mist humidifier, castor oil packs
cool mist humidifier, castor oil packs, japanese honeysuckle: Dear Wendy, There are some herbs that have good anti inflammatory properties and are not known to interfere with any drugs. They include: marshmallow root, slippery elm and turmeric. I would also consider taking some colloidal silver and adding it (2-4...

Herbs for Health: PCOS and herbs, liver qi stagnation, local health food store
liver qi stagnation, local health food store, liver detox: I personally noticed a big change when I did a cleanse. You can do a duration of 2 weeks. However I would not do your other herbs at that time. There are cleansing herbs and building ,toning herbs. Look into maca as well and have your hormones been tested....

Herbs for Health: pregnant, michael ernest, j michael
michael ernest, j michael, exercises: Dear Muna, I commend you on making a good decision for both you and your new born to be. I would like to refer you to an excellent web site. It is: http://www.kidshealth.org/parent/nutrition_fit/fitness/exercising_pregnancy.html I hope that this helps....

Herbs for Health: Sinus, nasal drainage, collodial silver
nasal drainage, collodial silver, medicine cabinet: I fyou can stand the taste you can try a little golden seal in water and gargle. It really tastes awful but very good. Also get some collodial silver Take every few hours 1/2 teaspoon or 1 full teaspoon . It will kill bacteria or virus. Good to have in...

Herbs for Health: advice please.., health food store, puritans pride
health food store, puritans pride, brain synapses: These supplements should help Take fish oils ,gingko gota kola combination, if you can find one. lecithin in granules form mixed in juice and amino acid complex. All these things can be found at a Whole Foods or health food store or shop online at Puritans...

Herbs for Health: atrial fib, licensed health care, iodine deficiency
licensed health care, iodine deficiency, heart rate monitor: Hi Mike, This could be an electrical problem so I hate to diagnose long distance. You didn t say who advised the formula you are taking to address this issue. Here is a link that may provide some answers a href= http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/a/atrial_fibrillation/symptoms.htm...

Herbs for Health: body odor, health food store, candida yeast
health food store, candida yeast, yeast overgrowth: You may have a candida yeast overgrowth. I would go and do a search for candida diet and stay on the diet for a few months and see if that changes. You can also go to the health food store and get a deoderant stone. It s what I use and in hot weather I have...

Herbs for Health: c.mukul/fasting, blood sugar problems, hunger pangs
blood sugar problems, hunger pangs, low blood sugar: Hi Patti, It sounds like you ve had a lot on your plate. You re body has had a lot to deal with. Guggal studies have shown mixed results, some people have felt it helped their weight loss, others suggest it doesn t. Also studies on cholesterol and triglyceride...

Herbs for Health: chaste berry extract, flax seed oil, essential fatty acids
flax seed oil, essential fatty acids, alternative health care: Make sure your diet includes essential fatty acids where hormones are produced. Fish oils or flax seed oil is good. I would stay away from red meats and eat mostly veggies and fruits whole grains. Stay away from processed foods and hydogenated oils. Dong...

Herbs for Health: body odor, personal hygiene products, candida diet
Herbs for Health: body odor, personal hygiene products, candida diet, horrific experience

Herbs for Health: Herb vs. prednisone, prescription meds, herbs
Herbs for Health: Herb vs. prednisone, prescription meds, herbs

Herbs for Health: Kidney Stones, inorganic calcium, silver beet
Herbs for Health: Kidney Stones, inorganic calcium, silver beet, calcium tablets

Herbs for Health: Herb/Prescribed Drug Compatibility, essential amino acids, necessary prescriptions
essential amino acids, necessary prescriptions, blood pressure medication: Hi Emiola, I can t say for certain---but, sometimes when we get on the right track, we revert again to our past. In other woids. I did that on purpose. ---we relapse just a bit. Milk thistle is a very safe & wonderful herb. Yet, it will flush hidden toxins...

Herbs for Health: Herb vs. prednisone, cold water fish, mullein oil
cold water fish, mullein oil, fresh fruits and vegetables: Hi Edith, Oh, do I detest prednisone. Try taking Quercitin-C from Ecological formulas plus bromelain. ---500 mg, 3 times daily. It is a powerful immunuostimulant. Take 1000 mg of flaxseed oil. Essential fatty acids are very important. Add plenty of cold...

Herbs for Health: Herbs cure for chronic asthma, high blood pressure, smooth muscle relaxant, combivent inhaler
smooth muscle relaxant, combivent inhaler, chinese herbal formula: Hi Edith, I agree. Prednisone is a trouble maker. And, high blood pressure is a side effect. Asthma is a lung disease that causes obstruction of the airways. Quercetin-C from Ecological Formulas plus bromelain—take 500mg 3 times daily—It has powerful...

Herbs for Health: Herbs for HBP, green salads, breathing meditation
green salads, breathing meditation, fish oils: Garlic is very good. I would go off wheat for a while and eat lots of veggies, veggie juices and fruit and green salads. Stay away from hydogenated oils and processed foods. Drink lots of water and take lecithin and fish oils. Learn about stress management...

Herbs for Health: Kidney Stones, calcium oxalate stones, dandelion root extract
calcium oxalate stones, dandelion root extract, parsley seeds: Good morning, Saahil, You are doing things that should help. The Kidneys-General There are a number of different kidney problems that may occur. If the kidneys cannot function properly to excrete salts and other wastes, edema, or water retention...

Herbs for Health: Question, ferrous sulfate, super b complex
ferrous sulfate, super b complex, vegetable supplement: Hi Kristy, Yes, you are overdoing the supplements. Even as a vegan, you should get a lot of your nutrients naturally from food. I m not sure what s all in your multivitamin, it may be most of what you need. Or, you may be able to eliminate it. Vitamins...

Herbs for Health: Salt, pepper mustard, dill seed
pepper mustard, dill seed, coffee grinder: Hi Bud, Yes, salt could be the culprit. My greatest kitchen tool is a coffee grinder. I use it to mix herbs for seasoning. Grind celery seed dill seed, and add herbs that you like to it. I use lemon, cayenne, black pepper mustard seed. It is a nutritional...

Herbs for Health: Severe OCD, dairy free diet, omega 3 oil
dairy free diet, omega 3 oil, free radical damage: Hi, You have been doing some very good things for him. Forgive me if I become repetitious. Suffering anxiety or its related symptoms can be difficult to deal with. A surge of adrenaline at moments when it is not required can be distressing and frightening....

Herbs for Health: Thyroid and essential oils, soybean flour, hyper thyroid
soybean flour, hyper thyroid, thyroid disease: Hi Terry, None that I can find. Drug-Food Interactions – Consumption of certain foods may affect levothyroxine absorption thereby necessitating adjustments in dosing. Soybean flour (infant formula), cotton seed meal, walnuts, and dietary fiber may bind...

Herbs for Health: Brassica napus & foraging book question, too, brassica napus, kimberton whole foods
brassica napus, kimberton whole foods, victoria boutenko: I feel very inspired by your long letter. good for you. I would look for James Dukes books and Susun Weed. there is a Green herb festival in Penns. You should attend It may be up state new York . IOt s huge and lots of info is there for you. Look into the...

Herbs for Health: bee pollen, nurse bees, pharyngeal glands
nurse bees, pharyngeal glands, plant sterols: Hi Mike, The dosages seem to be beneficial. My problem is with the tablet form. It is difficult to determine hos much the body absorbs when taking a supplement in tablet form. Give it a whirl, see if it improves your present health. An herbal dosage...

Herbs for Health: General Health, blue green algae, spirilina
blue green algae, spirilina, drastic difference: Do not take the one a day. It s full of artificial ingredients. Take b complex and buy a green supplment li spirilina or blue green algae or comething like that. in powder form and mix with juice. About a tablspoon a day. Also B complex and eat lots of...

Herbs for Health: height, proper diet, exercise program
proper diet, exercise program, odd reason: Hi Norman, For some odd reason, I can t get this sent to you. I apologized that I did not have an exercise program that will add an inch to your height. Your genes determine that. Proper diet and exercise will allow your body to reach its maximum potential....

Herbs for Health: herbal remedy for groin hernia, rosemary gladstar, groin hernia
rosemary gladstar, groin hernia, herbal remedy: Hey Josh, I couldn t find anything that Rosemary had on a hernia. That doesn t mean that she hasn t got one. Sorry. I was born with one & the doctors decided to wait until I was five to operate. I ended up with a strangulated hernia which nearly killed...

Herbs for Health: will i lose weight when taking HORNY GOAT WEED, horny goat weed, slippery elm bark
horny goat weed, slippery elm bark, health food stores: Hi Sue, I think not. Horny Goat Weed is used mostly as an aphrodisiac, as it increases testosterone levels. Here is my suggestions. Herbs For Weight Loss To start you on a weight loss program I would use a formula developed by Rene’ Caisse back...

Herbs for Health: pain and mucus, post nasal drip, slippery elm powder
post nasal drip, slippery elm powder, vinegar and honey: Hi Karen, For headaches, Feverfew is at the top of my list. Willow is another good one. Also Cayenne is a marvelous pain reliever. You can get these all in capsule form. May I suggest Sinussoup? Begin with a veggie soup and add generous amounts of garlic,...

Herbs for Health: sexual activity, biopsy report, radical hysterectomy
biopsy report, radical hysterectomy, natural lubrication: Dear Shirl, I will just go through some of the old books regarding lubricants, i cant help you immediately, i am afraid so far i have not found any effective drug to induce sexual desire lubricants in females. I will try my best and let you know, I am need...

Herbs for Health: tannins, dangerous molecules, seeds and stems
dangerous molecules, seeds and stems, unripe fruits: Hi Ammara, I have never heard of tannins used as an anti-diabetic---although drinking green tea is good for those with diabetes. Tannins affect the way that protein is digested in your body. A person with diabetes needs their protein because it does...

Herbs for Health: acid, herbs for high blood pressure, dear kathy
herbs for high blood pressure, dear kathy, habibullah: dear kathy, pls let me know from where you are and age, so that i can suggest you the drugs available in your area. pls mail me at urnetdoctor@rediffmail.com I feel you better take mild antacids. you try to get Triphala tablets thrice daily after food....

Herbs for Health: artalgia for diabetic neuropothy, diabetic neuropothy, low fat high fiber diet
diabetic neuropothy, low fat high fiber diet, high fiber diet: Hi Codie, It is rare for a man old enough to have adult children to be diagnosed with Type I diabetes. He must have had the neuropathy for some time. I remember two cases of diabetics using Artalgia. One thought it helped him greatly, the other had mixed...

Herbs for Health: Breast Enlargement, dr habib, breast enlargement
dr habib, breast enlargement, oestrogen: Dear Vanitha, The size of breast doesnt cause any harm, dont panic about it, and go behind breast engorging drugs, usually they contain either steriods or hormore such as oestrogen, they will harm you as it will alter the cycle, even a slow massage by yourself...

Herbs for Health: Flaxseed ok while breastfeeding, premature menopause symptoms, nettle leaf
premature menopause symptoms, nettle leaf, tonic effect: Hi Alison, Flaxseed is an herb that is on some herbalist s list of contraindicated herbs during pregnancy. It Does have many proponents, especially for menopause, here is a link. a href= http://www.dietaryfiberfood.com/flaxseed-pregnancy.php FLAXSEED...

Herbs for Health: Garlic Tablets and Kelp Tablets, blue green algae, essential amino acids
blue green algae, essential amino acids, kelp tablets: Hi Debbie, The chemical and nutrient content of Garlic: Allicin, allyl disulfides, calcium, copper, essential oils, germanium, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, phytoncides, potassium, selenium, sulfur, unsaturated aldehydes, zinc, & vitamins A, B1,...

Herbs for Health: Herbs, stomach ulcers, kind herb
stomach ulcers, kind herb, bleeding gums: Hi Christopher, My choice would be alfalfa. One of the most mineral rich foods known, alfalfa has roots that grow as much as 130 feet into the ground. It s a great fasting herb because of its high content of chlorophyll and nutrients. When cows feed...

Herbs for Health: medical marijuana growth, cannabis sativa, baby buds
cannabis sativa, baby buds, medical marijuana: Hi Austin, Cannabis sativa is an annual plant that is started from seed. I would try using a rooting powder from ground willow, dip the stem in water, to try propogating from a leaf. Cut the leaf in half, dip it in the rooting powder, then put it into a...

Herbs for Health: Russian Artic Weed - Chickweed, moist shady places, herbal weight loss
moist shady places, herbal weight loss, healthfood store: Hi Dianne, Chickweed Herb—Stellaria Media Chickweed is used as a heat dispelling therapy in relieving discomfort in the case of low grade fevers, infection, hypertension, certain skin problems and other internal heat problems. It grows wild all...

Herbs for Health: Arctic Weed, slippery elm bark, degenerative bone disease
slippery elm bark, degenerative bone disease, health food stores: Hi Jacquelyn, I couldn t find a picture of Artic Weed. Only a drawing that didn t really resemble it. Herbs For Weight Loss To help control diabetes and start you on a weight loss program I would use a formula developed by Rene’ Caisse back in the...

Herbs for Health: Disciform Herpetic Stromal Keratitis, raspberry leaf tea, ghost vessels
raspberry leaf tea, ghost vessels, herpes virus: Hi Tom, A herpes virus can be tough. I hope this helps. Eye Infections All I can say is; If I had an herbatic eye infection—I would boost my immune system with 2,000-6,000 mg of vitamin C daily. It’s antiviral and an immune system enhancer. I would...

Herbs for Health: Disciform Herpetic Stromal Keratitis, red raspberry tea, recommended manner
Herbs for Health: Disciform Herpetic Stromal Keratitis, red raspberry tea, recommended manner, carrot juice

Herbs for Health: Herbs for combating FMS fatigue, ginseng panax, adaptogenic herbs
ginseng panax, adaptogenic herbs, korean ginseng: Hi Celia, I am pleased to see you are surviving without chemical drugs. Yes, the side-affects in most cases, outweigh the benefits. Glaucoma Glaucoma is a serious eye disease characterized by abnormally high intraocular pressure, which the fluids...

Herbs for Health: Please help me figure out where to begin!, bacterial vaginosis, ovarian cysts
bacterial vaginosis, ovarian cysts, normal flora: Hi Kim, We sure have a lot on our plate, here. I would suspect that all the remedies that you have taken, has made your body highly toxic. (1). Vaginitis The symptoms of vaginitis or inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the vagina, include...

Herbs for Health: PMDD, height weight ratio, herbal healer academy
height weight ratio, herbal healer academy, mild estrogenic activity: Hi Michelle, Here are some suggestions. If you would like further info, send me a little about yourself, age, height/weight ratio. Typical diet and exercise patterns. Any past ailments, etc. Menstrual Irregularities Phytosterols: Irregularities are...

Herbs for Health: A question about tea tree oil and herbal tea, tea tree oil, first aid kit
tea tree oil, first aid kit, detoxification of the body: That s good start. I would have passion flower on hand. for nerves and stress and gota kola for energy and stress. Yerba mate is good and green teas are very good. Dandelion is good for detox and nettle for building blood Make sure you eat heathy foods...

Herbs for Health: Spider veins, tea tree oil, spider veins
tea tree oil, spider veins, green salads: I don t know about the oils but yes stay on the butchers broom I t s cleaning out the veins in your legs I would add or make sure your Vit C has rutin a bioflaviod If not get a Vit C with bioflavoids Make sure you stay on the porgram for a few months. ...

Herbs for Health: sugar detox, passion flower, health herbs
passion flower, health herbs, red clover: Hi Joan, The answer to both of these questions is, yes. Sugar can certainly affect your health. Herbs that will help with these aches & pains include; Catnip, Cayenne, Hops, Motherwort, Oat, Parsley, Passion flower, Skullcap, and Valerian. Alfalfa,...

Herbs for Health: varicose vein on left leg, by, carrot juice, jumping rope
carrot juice, jumping rope, butchers broom: Yes i would ice and get butchers broom an herb that help with circulation. Drink carrot juice and do cleansing with shole foods like veggies steamed or raw and fruits fruit smoothies borwn rice . Take 6 capsules of the butchers broom and do that for a few...

Herbs for Health: ED, blood pressure medication, health care provider
blood pressure medication, health care provider, food allergies: I would see a kinseologist and see if they can muscle test you for food allergies. Most likely wheat. I would go on a meat wheat sugar free diet and eat mostly veggies and juicing is very good. I can tell you to get off any medications but you can see a...

Herbs for Health: looking for suggestions on internal infections, whole grains, herbal remedy
whole grains, herbal remedy, homeopathic remedies: It may not be a quick fix like that I would look into homeopathic remedies. And do a cleanse if he says it s toxins he should have suggested how to do one. eat whole foods for a few months fruits veggies whole grains. and drink only water. No coffee. Jayn...

Herbs for Health: Macafem and Yeast, apple cider vinegar, flax seed oil
apple cider vinegar, flax seed oil, yeast free diet: Do a yeast free diet and eat whole foods grains nuts Take flax seed oil Get your hormones tested and balance them with dong quai. Take apple cider vinegar (raw) Braggs is the brand in water with honey to taste 2 tables. twice a day It balances the ph and...

Herbs for Health: DVT's, factor v leiden, medical profession
factor v leiden, medical profession, nattokinase: That is a question we all face when we go against the medical profession you may want to find a naturopath whe can guide you with this. I really can t answer that. I m always going against the medcial porfession except when it comes to things I feel I need...

Herbs for Health: PMDD relief, birth control pills, st johns wort
birth control pills, st johns wort, low estrogen: You need to see a specialist or an herbalist because they can muscle test you and your body will tell you what you need. I do the same thing long distance so if you can t find anyone I can help. Your diet to to include fish or essential fatty acids. very...

Herbs for Health: Tulsi, ocimum sanctum, habibullah
ocimum sanctum, habibullah, querry: Dear Dilshad, pls let me know from where you are, if possible i will guide you to get exact specimen, regarding indian tulsi its botanical name is Ocimum tenuiflorum syn Ocimum sanctum, there are nearly 25 species of Tulsi so far proved, but more than hundred...

Herbs for Health: Anxiety and possible IBS help, new chapter vitamins, fennel seeds
new chapter vitamins, fennel seeds, passion flower: Hi Anne, Let s take this one step at a time. Since we have much to consider, let s begin with the anxiety. GAD (generalized anxiety disorder) GAD is a catch all for anyone suffering anxiety or its related symptoms. A surge of adrenaline at moments...

Herbs for Health: sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), mazzucco, vimeo
Herbs for Health: sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), mazzucco, vimeo, massimo

Herbs for Health: Natural way preferred, height weight ratio, sluggish thyroid
height weight ratio, sluggish thyroid, exercise patterns: Hi Abby, Tell me more about yourself. Age, height/weight ratio. Typical diet, exercise patterns, medications, etc. In the meantime, take Milk Thistle to cleanse & protect your liver, and Ginseng to add a little vitality. I will await your reply. ...

Herbs for Health: Painful swollen lymph node, jason winters tea, just veggies
jason winters tea, just veggies, red clover: Blood purifers like red clover is good. Also milk thistle for the liver. I would take the red clover in pill form or drink 3 cups of tea a day You can also try Jason Winters Tea. find it on the internet. Eat a good healthy diet of just veggies and grains...

Herbs for Health: sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), tullio simoncini, cancer treatment program
tullio simoncini, cancer treatment program, sodium bicarbonate: I watched a video yesterday but I can t locate it again right now. I know there is one out there but here is an article I found. Jayne BENEFITS OF BAKING SODA IN GETTING RID OF CANCERS Tonight we are going back to medical basics with the application...

Herbs for Health: trouble breathing, obstructive feeling in throat, fruits vegetables, ginger root
fruits vegetables, ginger root, acidic taste: Hi Tyler, Let s see what we can do to help you. Acid Reflux Acid reflux develops when the muscular opening from the esophagus into the stomach doesn’t work properly. This set of muscles—the lower esophageal sphincter (LES)—opens to allow food...

Herbs for Health: Aniexity/ADD, cognitive difficulties, life experiences
cognitive difficulties, life experiences, tv commercials: See if you can find a reiki practitioner in your area. And maybe a conselor. Also give him fish oils and amino acid complex or his brain. Make sure he stays away from fast foods and eat a good wholesome diet. No sugar is you can and food high in carbohydrates....

Herbs for Health: apple cidar vinegar, apple cidar vinegar, apple cider vinegar
apple cidar vinegar, apple cider vinegar, apple pectin: Hi Rick, Yes, apple cidar vinegar has many benefits and has been used safely for ages. Apple cidar contains apple pectin that helps to lower cholesterol by binding to cholesterol globules and pulling them out of the body. We can all use an anti-aging...

Herbs for Health: Caprylic Acid/Marshmallow/Cornsilk during pregnancy, nettle leaf tea, red blood cells
nettle leaf tea, red blood cells, red raspberry leaf: Hi Beth, There are side-affects related to caprylic acid. Depression and anxiety to of the most common. I would be wary especially as you enter your second trimester. Also, Marshmallow is an herb contraindicated during pregnancy. Do not use it. Cornsilk...

Herbs for Health: Husbands vitamin overload, black cherry concentrate, black cherry concentrate gout
black cherry concentrate, black cherry concentrate gout, libido max: I don t think he is overlade3d with the supplement but maybe poor eating habits all his life. What people think is good eating often isn t. How many fruits and veggies does he get a day and water intake.Meats can overtax the system sometimes. He is on a...

Herbs for Health: health problem, frequent urination, weaks
frequent urination, weaks, going to the bathroom: I would really suggest you go to an acupuncturist to check out your kidneys and get them worked on YOu can try kidney herbs like uva ursi . and see if that helps. Make sure your bowels are working cause if they are not or slow to move so to speak it puts...

Herbs for Health: heavy menses, heavy menses, low back pain
heavy menses, low back pain, heavy bleeding: Shepards Purse is good for heaving bleeding. I would also take fis oils to help produce hormones, crampbark is good for cramps. I had the same not as extreme issue when I went through menopause and it passed. It s like if you skip a few periods and after...

Herbs for Health: Intestinal gas, local health food store, health food store
local health food store, health food store, fennel tea: You may have a gluten allergy Do you eat anything with gluten. Get off all flours for a while and drink peppermint,fennel tea. Also take cascara sagrada in a formula with other herbs to help with griping. Look in you local health food store for such a product....

Herbs for Health: ibs, colon therapist, colon therapy
colon therapist, colon therapy, water release: I would suggest you then learn how to do enemas. I ve been doing them for years with great success I do one when I m sick or backed up . It relieves gas issues and bloated issues. You buy a bag and use olive oil to grease the tube and your anus. Sorry this...

Herbs for Health: lung health, chinese herbalist, flaxseed oil
chinese herbalist, flaxseed oil, red clover: The only thing I can think of is Are you getting enough of the fish oils. You eat fish but how much You may want to add flaxseed oil to the diet too. I would see an herbalist who can muscle test you for food allergies and nutritional defiencies. B complex....

Herbs for Health: Pancreatic cancer, slippery elm bark, liver ailment
slippery elm bark, liver ailment, indian sage: Hi Cheryl, Happy to hear that your mother seems to be responding to the herbal tea. First, Red Clover, Indian Sage, and the Chinese Special Spice called Herbalene, purify the blood which helps the liver and will regenerate healthy cells. A word...

Herbs for Health: Pueraria Mirifica and Dong Quai, pueraria mirifica, dong quai
pueraria mirifica, dong quai, best wishes for the new year: Hi Amber, It may be true. It depends on which kind you are taking. Read the package instructions carefully. Some have you start taking the supplement on the 1st day of your period and continue for 23 straight days. Others want you to stop during the days...

Herbs for Health: Questions about herbs, birth control pills, term medication
birth control pills, term medication, bee propolis: Hi Amanda, Sorry I m getting back to you so late. But there was a lot here for me to digest. You are over-medicating. The amount of types of nutrients and supplements and the dosages hace no synergy. Go to a href= http//:www.herbalhealer.com HerbalHealer...

Herbs for Health: Too many supplements, booze tobacco, anise seeds
booze tobacco, anise seeds, sour stomach: Hi Barry, Yes, you can take too many supplements. And I m going to add to it. These are just suggestions, pick and choose what you prefer to try. 1.Digestion. Stay with the digestive enzymes. Probiotics. Keep these up. Alfalfa supplies needed...

Herbs for Health: What can you tell me about TongKat Ali--Long Jack for Male Libito?, free testosterone levels, normal testosterone levels
free testosterone levels, normal testosterone levels, loss of sex drive: I haven t herard of the herb I have herad of damiana and I believe a few acupuncture treatments would help. It s important to increase blood flow using hergbs like butchers broom and red clover. Drink lot s of water and stay off alcohol for a while and see...

Herbs for Health: tongue, health food store, master cleanser
health food store, master cleanser, glass of water: Maybe you need a cleanse. Start with lemon squeezed in a glass of water with honey to sweeten. First thing in the morning This is called the master cleanser. Even though you are not doing citrus this is a good start. Then look into a liver cleasne at a...

Herbs for Health: total supplement, dandelion tea, mustard greens
dandelion tea, mustard greens, omega oil: Hi Cristina, Thank you for the generous review. Hypothyroidism is caused by an underproduction of thyroid hormone. NUTRIENTS Kelp---2,000-3,000 mg daily.---Contains iodine, the basic substance of thyroid hormone. L-Tyrosine---500 mg twice daily,...

Herbs for Health: early appendicitis, herbs for appendicitis, acupressure
herbs for appendicitis, acupressure: Hello Sal, I would definitely make an appointment with an acupuncturist come Monday. If you don t already have one, find one that has a Masters in Oriental medicine. Not a chiro or doctor that has taken one or two courses to get licensed. You need a good...

Herbs for Health: Herbal sleep aid for Lupus Patient, sedative nervine, cerebral circulation
sedative nervine, cerebral circulation, western doctors: Hello Brenda, The thing about herbal medicine is that herbs are food. They work energetically with your body and are processed differently than a prescription drug. When scientist do research on drug/herb interactions, they isolate a certain constituent...

Herbs for Health: Messed Up Hormones, irregular periods, natural herbs
irregular periods, natural herbs, birth control pill: You can try dong quai and maca. For a start and kelp for trace minerals. Try a mineral supplement also and calium magnesium before bed to help relax. The two herbs helps to balance hormones. Internal shakes I m not sure what that is . Maybe a reiki treatment...

Herbs for Health: Astragalus, white blood cells, inmune system
white blood cells, inmune system, flu virus: Hello, Echinacea should be taken before getting sick or at the latest during the early stages of a cold. And then it should not be taken for more than 10 days at a time. It boosts helps the body create more white blood cells and therefore can boost the...

Herbs for Health: acid Reflux, dutch apple pie, local health food store
dutch apple pie, local health food store, dairy free diet: You must have a virus in your computer. Anyway it sounds like you have food allergies or extreme constipation. Your colon is full of mucus which coats the sigestive tract and prevents absorption to form a hard stool I would look into fiber with bentonite...

Herbs for Health: anabolic steroids, anabolic steroids, thesis work
anabolic steroids, thesis work, habibullah: Dear Anthony, I feel you can get enough material from the following website http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anabolic_steroid you can even search web for further details, as such i am not able to und what matter you need regarding Anabolic steroids, is it to...

Herbs for Health: comfrey, mortar and pestle, double broiler
mortar and pestle, double broiler, comfrey oil: Hi Tony, I would not recommend mixing herbal formulations with commercial creams. Also three month is a long time to steep oil based formulas. It is bound to ferment or spoil. Try this ancient Egyptian recipe. * 6 ounces of Olive Oil ...

Herbs for Health: Dogs coughing, chronic coughs, comfrey leaves
chronic coughs, comfrey leaves, side effects of steroids: Morning Liz, Sure, I would give this a try, Mullein and Coltsfoot are especially good treatments for chronic coughs. Several chemicals in Ginger (ginerols and shogaols) have been shown in studies using laboratory animals to have cough-suppressing, pain-relieving...

Herbs for Health: Extended use of Green Drinks and Herbs., vegetables and fruits, diet questions
vegetables and fruits, diet questions, milk thistle: Hi Ramon, I would dump the Olive leaf extract and replace it with Milk Thistle for a very effective antioxidant, it is such a liver protector, use 500 mg daily. It is a wonder herb. The green tea and mushrooms are wonderful, keep it up. Best wishes,...

Herbs for Health: Fennel seeds and low sperm count, fennel, sperm count
fennel, sperm count, sex: Hello Tony, Fennel does many things. It enkindles the digestive fire, alleviates intestinal spasms, redirects the flow of Vata downwards and increases the clarity of consciousness. It also helps to reduce dry-sticky phlegm coughs and is anti-asthmatic....

Herbs for Health: health, interferon ribavirin, irritable bowel syndrome
interferon ribavirin, irritable bowel syndrome, apparent ill effects: Hi Michelle, Yes, I did see where someone suggested it may cause memory loss when taken with Interon ribaviron. Sorry. I missed that one. Anytime there is doubt, do not take the herb or supplement. I hate to recommend any other liver supplements because...

Herbs for Health: Secondary Ammenorhea, birth control pills, herbal healer academy
birth control pills, herbal healer academy, mild estrogenic activity: Hi Vicky, The Mediterranean diet is a good one. Getting the good fats are the key here. You are definitely are on the right track with these healthy fats. Use olive oil, peanut butter, etc. Do not reduce your fat intake. You might consider either Black...

Herbs for Health: sea kelp supplementation, sea kelp, spirilina
sea kelp, spirilina, thyroid problems: Spirilina is not kelp. I know of no guidelines but have suggested to some cilents who muscle test for kelp to take as many as 9 a day for 9 days then 8 a day for 8 days and so on until then maintain on 4 a day. It is a vegetable and the iodine is a safe form...

Herbs for Health: What can valerian root be mixed with/not mixed with?, natural tranquilizers, dhea 25mg
natural tranquilizers, dhea 25mg, valerian root: Hi Allison, Yes, take the teas I mentioned before. Catnip, Linden Flower, Motherwort, and Passion Flower. Rotate these, drink one-two cups during the day. Motherwort has the added benefit of helping to strengthen your heart muscle. Also take the other...

Herbs for Health: vitamins/herb for pregnancy, pregnancy, herbs
pregnancy, herbs, fertility: Hello, I just have a few questions: Is this your first attempt at trying to conceive? Or do you have a history of infertility? There are a few things you can do that are general for each circumstance. 1) It is never too early to start taking a prenatal...

Herbs for Health: Adolecence Health Issues, traditional chinese medicine, herb medicine
traditional chinese medicine, herb medicine, acid reflux: Hello Lissa, There are herbs that shrink tumors. Whether or not they would be safe for you, I am not sure. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can help you with your symptoms and any issue you may have with digestion. Tumors can shrink...

Herbs for Health: Herbs For Breathing, ephedrine hcl, fresh fruit and vegetables
ephedrine hcl, fresh fruit and vegetables, essential fatty acids: Hi Barry, First off, let me address her breathing issues. Quercitin-C from Ecological Formulas and Bromelain - Take 500 mg 3 times daily. Take this together with 100 mg Bromelain. These are powerful immunostimulants. Quercetin-C has an antihistamine...

Herbs for Health: Pls advise, urine incontience, bladder control
urine incontience, bladder control, overactive bladder: Hello Taiwo, This may or may not come as a surprise, but your cough and your bladder issues are actually related. According to Chinese Medicine there is one larger condition causing two symptoms. That condition, I would consider to be Kidney Yang Deficiency....

Herbs for Health: Ringing in ears, black cohosh tincture, brussels sprouts
black cohosh tincture, brussels sprouts, ginkgo leaf: Hi Younus, Tinnitus, is chronic ringing in the ears. Ginkgo biloba would be my first choice to try as a natural approach to Tinnitus. The active constituents in ginkgo leaf, gingkolides, occur in concentrations to dilute to allow the use of teas or tinctures....

Herbs for Health: Sputum, slippery elm bark, fresh fruits and vegetables
slippery elm bark, fresh fruits and vegetables, natural antibiotic: Hi Sam, Mellein oil is a powerful remedy for bronchial congestion. The oil stops coughs, unclogs bronchial tubes, and helps to clear up asthma attacks. Take it in tea or fruit juice. The effect is almost immediate. Pau d srco acts as a natural antibiotic...

Herbs for Health: vitamin B, vitamin B, deficiency
vitamin B, deficiency, b complex: Hello Sheila, I am unfamiliar with the term Megga B . Is it a particular product found in your country? I do understand the B Complex and the importance of Vitamin B. The B vitamins help to maintain the health of the nerves, skin, eyes, hair, liver,...

Herbs for Health: Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) for anxiety, and interactions with oral contraceptives., omega 3 fish oil, omega 3 fish oil pills
omega 3 fish oil, omega 3 fish oil pills, general anxiety disorder: Increase your B complex and calcium magnesium. I would get off sugar as I have noticed a difference with my nerves. You amy want to look into homeopathic remedies or try passion flower. Daily supplement don t have enough B complex for daily stress 100 mg...

Herbs for Health: ED- help, cold water fish, fish salmon
cold water fish, fish salmon, unprocessed foods: Hi Mike, Magnesium---750-1000 mg daily. Blood pressure meds deplete magnesium levels. Coenzyme Q10---100 mg daily.---Improves heart function and lowers BP. Apple pectin---As directed on the label.---lower cholesterol levels be binding fats and heavy...

Herbs for Health: Eye lightening, whole grains, chinese herbs
whole grains, chinese herbs, nothing but water: This is Iridology The change has to do with diet and lifestyle The eye reflects actually what is going on in the body. If you want to change your eye color lighten up on junk food and eat mostly vegetarian diet of fruits veggies nuts and whole grains some...

Herbs for Health: fenugreek and saw palmetto, local health food store, health food store
local health food store, health food store, mortar and pestle: Hi Aria, Sorry for the long delay, I went on vacation while I was traveling. You should take it for at least 30 days to see if it gives you results. Here is a recipe for Bust tea. In a saucepan, pour two cups of water over one cup of fenugreek...

Herbs for Health: Herbal interactions, lisinopril hctz, cod liver oil
lisinopril hctz, cod liver oil, normal heart rhythm: Hi Denise, I would suggest you ween yourself from the xanax as soon as possible. I don t see any of the supplements contraindicating with the Lisinopril. When the body is under stress, it is more vulnerable to free radical damage. Bilberry, Dandelion...

Herbs for Health: Herbal tinctures, apple cider vinegar, herbal tinctures
apple cider vinegar, herbal tinctures, oat straw: Hi Johnny, Looks like your making yourself an aphrodaisiac. It should sit for at least two weeks, I ll send along a tried and true method. First off, if you don t want to use alcohol, there are alternatives. Apple cider vinegar and distilled water are...

Herbs for Health: hair loss and no sweating, thyroid problem, thyoid
thyroid problem, thyoid, throid: It is probably related to thyroid even thought the test came back Ok. You need to do another test and have your adrenals checked as well there is a test you can do on your own with a thermometer before you get out of bed . If it s 2 degrees lower you have...

Herbs for Health: herbs for depression, holistic nutritionist, herbs for depression
holistic nutritionist, herbs for depression, passion flower: No you should never wena yourself off completely. You can use the herbs at the same time but don t take at the same time. I would consult a holistic nutritionist if you can. I would work on diet at the same time Off sugar and processed foods Eat lots of veggies...

Herbs for Health: Angus Castus, corn silk, ancient greeks
corn silk, ancient greeks, milk thistle: Hi Tara, Vitex-Angus Castus is a perfect example of a modern medicinal plant. with important clinical applications, validated by modern science and used by the ancient Greeks. We know that Vitex has helped many women throughout the ages with hormonal...

Herbs for Health: aloe vera salve, aloe gel, medicinal herbs
aloe gel, medicinal herbs, aloe vera: Hi Bob, I just checked this out. I wrote this over two years, oops, and no one caught that before. The beeswax is the unscientific parts of it. Start with 1/2 ounce, then increase to as much as one ounce as you stir. You ll be able to judge when the...

Herbs for Health: Circulation, clover flowers, adrenal gland function
clover flowers, adrenal gland function, fatty acid chains: Hi Bud, It is a common condition, especially as we age. Try this essential amino acid. L-Carnitine---500 mg twice daily.---Helps to strengthen the heart muscle and to promote circulation by transporting lonf fatty acid chains. Garlic---2 capsules...

Herbs for Health: Claviceps, salem witch trials, claviceps purpurea
salem witch trials, claviceps purpurea, phychosis: Hi Monica, Interesting question. Claviceps purpurea is the cause of a fungus called ergot (pronounced AIR-got). Ergotism affects grains of rye and quackgrass. It s not a devastating parasite to the plant itself, but it can get incorporated into foods...

Herbs for Health: cyst, pau d arco, castor oil packs
pau d arco, castor oil packs, blood cleansers: I don t personally have experience of this but I believe there are herbs that can help Look into pau d arco and blood cleansers. like red clover and chapparel. Tumeric may work but consistency is important Hot and cold packs and castor oil packs may be good...

Herbs for Health: deodorite, body odour, calcium sulphate
body odour, calcium sulphate, eating a healthy diet: Hi Anne-Marie, Go with your first choice and the suggestions I gave you. Once they add sulphates and more synthetic ingredients to the formula, the less safe you should feel. I can t tell you if it is safe or not, I just don t believe you should ingest...

Herbs for Health: Evolution of Sterllaria Media, satin flower, arthur o tucker
satin flower, arthur o tucker, thomas debaggio: Hi Teresa, An interesting question. Sorry it took so long to respond. My on-line data base has been down. Sometimes, I long for the days of everything in hard copy. Usually, I can refer to The Big Book of Herbs written by Arthur O. Tucker and Thomas...

Herbs for Health: eye bugs etc., selenium and zinc, fresh fruits and vegetables
selenium and zinc, fresh fruits and vegetables, flour products: Hi AJ, First, let s begin with eye health. Like all other parts of the body, the eyes need to be nourished properly. In order to promote healthy eyesight, you must make sure your diet contains the proper amounts of B vitamins; vitamins A, C and E. The...

Herbs for Health: aloe vera salve, coach outlet store, coach factory outlet
Herbs for Health: aloe vera salve, coach outlet store, coach factory outlet, coach outlet store online

Herbs for Health: Can fresh green coca paste/juice be used as a topical anesthetic?, sodium carbonate, insoluble solids
sodium carbonate, insoluble solids, topical anesthetic: Hi Green, I don t think that I would spray this up my nose. Where could you purchase fresh green coca juice or leaves? Coca paste, called basuco in Spanish, is an intermediate step between coca leaves and purified cocaine HCl, produced by extracting...

Herbs for Health: grapeseed, sage tea, grape skins
sage tea, grape skins, essential minerals: Hi Clare, Yes, Sage tea is an excellent antihydrotic, and is best known effect is the reduction of perspiration. Take one teaspoon of dried Sage and steep it for five minutes in a cup of boiled water. Sweeten with honey if you d like. I would not use Sage...

Herbs for Health: grapeseed, apple cider vinegar, apocrine sweat glands
apple cider vinegar, apocrine sweat glands, caraway seeds: Hi again, Thanks for letting me know, Anne-Marie. Do not drink Sage tea, or use it in seasonings. It has properties that can be contraindicated during pregnancy. Other common herbs you shouldn t use when pregnant. Basil, Caraway seeds, Catnip, Celery...

Herbs for Health: Herbal medicins to treat hepatitis C virus, hepatitis c virus, liver ailments
hepatitis c virus, liver ailments, clover tea: Hi Mostafa, You have been diagnosed with Hepatitis C? Hepatitis C is caused by a virus, the type indicated by the letter. My number one herb for types of liver ailments in Milk Thistle. It contains Silymarin, which is a flavonoid that aids in healing...

Herbs for Health: herbs for low progesterone level, low progesterone level, low progesterone levels
low progesterone level, low progesterone levels, progesterone: Hi Lisa, I have went through all my past answers and I can find no record of having discussed a list of herbs for low progesterone levels with you. Please, could you inform me of what lists of herbs you are referring to? I think there is something wrong...

Herbs for Health: Liver Cleanse, liver tonic, spleen and stomach
liver tonic, spleen and stomach, liver count: Gerry, Mild Thistle contains some of the most potent liver-protecting substances known. Prevents free radical damage by acting as an antioxidant, protecting the liver. It also stimulates the production of new liver cells and prevents formation of damaging...

Herbs for Health: membrane, red raspberry tea, red raspberry leaf
red raspberry tea, red raspberry leaf, clary sage: Hi Li, Angelica (Angelica archanglica) when drunk as a tea is supposed to bring on menstruation and expel afterbirth. Bay Laurel (Laurus nobilus), also called sweet bay, is another herb that has been used to bring on the menses, bring about a speedy...

Herbs for Health: menstruation, cold water fish, nurse midwife
cold water fish, nurse midwife, low estrogen: There are lots of herbs and homeopathic remedies. but take a look at diet first. She needs to drink lots of water cut out any processed foos and eat fruits and veggies. Cut way down on red meats, sugars, and eat or take essential fatty acids found in cold...

Herbs for Health: menstruation, dong quai root, don quai
dong quai root, don quai, dong quai: Hi Debbie, I would start using the Woman in Balance 5-7 days after discontinuing the Kariva. The soy isoflavones used in the formula should be completely safe. The 100mg dosage of Dong Quai root should not result in altering her body s ability to produce...

Herbs for Health: question?, cod liver oil, alfalfa sprouts
cod liver oil, alfalfa sprouts, iodine deficiency: Hi Aditya, Height is mostly determined by heredity. How tall is the rest of your family? Growth problems usually occur when the pituitary gland fails to function as it should. This gland distributes hormones, including the growth hormone somatottropin,...

Herbs for Health: not sleeping, pumpkin seed oil, mao inhibitor drug
pumpkin seed oil, mao inhibitor drug, st johns wort: Hi Debbie, If you suspect that you are allergic to a specific food, a simple test can help you determine if you are correct. By recording your pulse rate after consuming the food in question, you can reveal if you are having an allergic reaction. Using...

Herbs for Health: weak muscles, eating a healthy diet, light weights
eating a healthy diet, light weights, tred mill: Hi Deborah, I was just answering another question when I noticed this one from the other day. Sorry, I never received this is in my inbox. I would suggest that he supplement with Spirulina. It supplies many nutrients and minerals to the body. Aids...

Herbs for Health: blood pressure/pre diabetes, boarder line, pre diabetes
boarder line, pre diabetes, lifestyle tips: Yess I would get off of the sugar altogether. And carbs Also take alot of Vit C B complex and calcium magnesium. I would also take antioxidants like grape see extract and red rice extract. Exercise if good too. Drink lots of water Read my lifestyle...

Herbs for Health: ChemoTherapy And Herbs, stage 4 breast cancer, zometa infusion
stage 4 breast cancer, zometa infusion, liver secretions: Hi Margot, I just received this, I see you wrote already a couple of days ago. I don t know what happens in cyber space sometimes. Beta Glucans with Maitake Mushroom is a safe and beneficial supplement while undergoing chemo. A good sources is: a...

Herbs for Health: Cold hands Feet, Fatigue, Brain fog, cold hands and feet, brain fog
cold hands and feet, brain fog, sedentary job: You do need help Go to my web site and read the lifestyle tips and go through them contemplating which ones you are willing to do at this point. Don t take this lightly you are carrying lots of toxins that are weighing you down. My teas would benefit you...

Herbs for Health: detox whilst travelling, inflammation of the colon, fresh fruits and vegetables
inflammation of the colon, fresh fruits and vegetables, slippery elm tea: Hi Sadie, Sounds like you are off on a wonderful adventure. Interesting question. Due to the logistics, I m not sure what will be available to you. First, make sure you have a large supply of distilled water. Drink this often, add lemon and cayenne...