Medicinal herbs, is the right choice for a healthy living.
Motion sickness is an embarrassing ailment for most sufferers, but all hope is not dead. There are six natural remedies that I know of that can curb this
We all know that exercise is a great way to lose weight, but you may not be aware of the much wider range of benefits people experience after working out.
Have you ever heard of the Jamaican nickel? I am not talking about a coin, I am talking about a tree in Jamaica that bears seeds called nickels, hence
Hello, my Name is Julia. In Trinidad, we call leaf of life herb Wonder of the World. Although I am a Registered Nurse, I truly believe in the power of
If you never knew this before, well there are lots of medicinal herbs that may be used to alleviate toothache until you visit your doctor. Some of these
Majoe bitters medicinal herb is used as home remedy for decades and it can also be used to treat malaria.
Purslane medicinal herb was used by folks to protect them from evil and it is a good remedy to treat inflammation of the eye.
Cleavers medicinal herb can be made into a pulp and used to alleviate pains associated with poisonous stings and bites.
Yerba santa, termed as a rare medicinal herb is a traditional herb used to hide the bitter taste found in some medications.
I decided that my long awaited vacation will be spent in British Columbia, Canada. I was never disappointed due to the fact that my time with family and
Since childhood days, we were taught the importance and benefits of drinking more water. However, as most children do, we hated drinking water and more
Every time I visit a hospital, I get so emotional just by looking at so many sick persons and I am more convinced that turning towards a more plant-based
When I heard the news of our Jamaican woman, Violet Mosse-Brown, who is now the oldest living person in the world, I was ecstatic but not surprised.
I recently stopped at a vendor in Montego Bay, Jamaica, to purchase peeled June Plum. Yes, she sat right there on spot and peeled them, then placed few
Guinep is in season and I am loving it. It is one of my favourite fruits. I love, love, love it. Whether it is sweet, sour, stainy, hard or easy to suck
A friend of mine brought me a Jamaican squash and I was so surprised because I have never seen this vegetable for a very long, long time. As a matter
I love to do nature walks in my community just to seek out the various medicinal herbs that are nestled among the bushes, and they are not a few. Other
The guango tree is one of my favourite trees. I am just amazed by the fact that it goes to sleep every evening at about 6 pm and wakes up in the morning.
Recently I overheard some ladies talking about their swollen feet and what they were using to take down the swelling. Some spoke about soaking their feet
Beautiful reading! I love this site being a big herb user for more than thirty years. It all started with a very sore knee and then medicinal herbs came
I went into a supermarket where I do my regular shopping and as usual, I head straight to the section where they have various powdered and dried herbs
Turpentine is a natural remedy for all joint pain and it has been around for a long time as a routine treatment. You can hardly find turpentine in households
A testimony of moringa seeds and garlic gave me the urge to share with my readers who are searching for more natural and herbal remedy for high blood pressure
Treating poor blood circulation with cayenne pepper is a testimony for many persons. It is always a pleasure for me to listen to various healing testimonies
Culinary herbs can aid in preventing cancer and used to enhance the immune system.
I love family get-together in Jamaica, although at times the coming together is a result of loved ones passing away or wedding ceremonies. In this case
Not only was I healed of cancer years ago, but now God has done a new miracle in me. Each year the scars have shown up at every annual checkup, but this
I went on a couple's tour to Little Ochie Seafood Restaurant in Alligator Pond, Manchester, Jamaica, where I met a self-styled herbalist. I never expected
Bloodshot eyes, also referred to as red eyes, is a condition in which the eyes take on a red colour. The blood vessels in the white portion of the eyes
Some of our Islanders who are affected by Zika Virus, popularly called Zik V, and ZIKV, are naturally treating themselves. People are resorting to all
I have this beautiful ornamental tree referred to as flame of the forest planted in the back of my yard. It has now become a medicinal tree for me because
I grew up hearing all kinds of popular Jamaican omens and whilst I hesitated in believing some of these omens, for some persons, especially the elders
Coconut trees can be found growing all over Jamaica. The scientific name is Cocos nucifera and it is a part of the Arecaceae family also referred to as
Spirit of simple is exploring solo herbs for medicinal purposes and it is a habit that should be adopted by herbs lovers.
Ozonated olive oil benefits can aid both adults and children. It is very beneficial in treating various illnesses of the skin with positive results.
The coconut water is sometimes refer to as the coconut milk. However, this is not so. The water is definitely not the coconut milk. The coconut milk
I naturally exfoliate my face and body with cornmeal. I do not exfoliate with chemicals or any other expensive product bought from the store. I simply
Croup (laryngotracheobronchitis) is an inflammation or aggravation of the voice box also called larynx, bronchi, and trachea. It greatly affects the voice
Herb classifications, also referred to as medicinal properties are found in medicinal plants to aid in preventative and curative actions of various diseases.
Have you ever heard of Colloidal Silver also called the Miracle Water? I have because it is on the lips of every other person in Jamaica. It is seen as
Many persons suffer from leaky bladder but there are ways to stop this problem. Apart from sickness, most times a leaky bladder can be caused from what
I am never without my essence of peppermint. It is the best natural remedy for upset stomach. Indigestion is another name for upset stomach. Essence
Can medicinal herbs cure Ebola? The Ebola virus disease outbreak for 2014 is the worst outbreak ever in the history of man. There is worldwide panic
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMD or TMJD) is very difficult to pronounce as well as hard to live with as told to me by one of my friends who suffered
I grew up in a home where clocks and watches were rarely used. My family used trees, roosters, crows, rain, medicinal herbs, sun, clouds and moon to tell
Infestation of lice, which is also referred to as pediculosis can be a disaster to children as well as adults. These parasitic insects without wings spare
There are herbs that can keep away insects from any garden or home. This move can prevent a destruction of well needed plants that are assiduously groomed
Taken from the Amsterdam News, New York Gerald W. Deas M.D., MPH | 7/24/2014, 12:38 p.m. For centuries, Chinese physicians have used herbal medicines.
Quaco leaves medicinal herbs are alternative medicine to various ailments and they can be used to get rid of ticks and mites.