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Natural Solutions for Arthritis Part #2
TARGET: Muscular Skelatol System
Rheumatoid arthritis is a pain which targets the muscular skeletal system. In many cases effects joint area muscles but not limited to. This happens over time as oxidation forms within the joints causing inflammation there are many temporary solutions to help ease the pain and control the ability to control your own articulation thus limiting range of motion throughout.
There are internal and topical solutions as well as solutions with aromatherapy. But the only way to make the problem go away for good is to find the root cause of oxidation and inflammation. With internal supplementation.
A powerhouse of a herb for arthritis pain is White Willow Bark this herb targets nerves and has an aspirin like effect and has blood thinning properties. The body converts the salicin in the white willow bark and other species of the white willow family into salicylic acid. White willow is also good in aiding in most pains while providing a good supply of blood to the nerves and nerve endings loaded with healthy oxygen.This herb also has anti-inflammatory properties which aids also in inhibiting inflammation.
White willow barks ability to manage pain effectively may take a bit longer than normal aspirin but willow lasts longer and as aspirin has the ill effect in some to irritate the stomach lining willow will not cause these effects.
It is also said salicylic acid is used to dissolve warts and corns try using a little white willow on the wart or corn to dissolve it.
White willow bark is also good for Oral Care such as toothaches and nerve pain specific.
Other good herbs for arthritis are: (Short List)
- White willow
- Evening Promise
- Wild yam
- Black currant
- Blessed thistle
- Burdock root
- Skunk cabbage
Making a tincture will provide one of the fastest and most powerful way to get pain under control. Watch our Making Herbal Tinctures video here.
There are many powerful essential oils that help arthritis with great success Essential oils that stimulate circulation, have antispasmodic properties and counter oxidation are the oils you should primarily target. I would also definitely use a good quality carrier oil loaded with vitamin E such as Jojoba oil. This will result in better penetration and with grape seed oil is amazing for a carrier oil for it to is loaded with anti oxidants.
Some Good effective essential oils for arthritis are:( but not limited to)
- Frankincense: anti-inflammatory
- Ginger: a powerful anti-inflammatory
- Peppermint: antispasmodic
- Cypress: good for nerves tendonss and muscle cramping
- Cinnamon: to aid in incressing circulation
- Sweet Majoram: anti-inflammatory, anti-spasmodic
- Clove Bud: anti-inflammatory, anesthetic
- Eucalyptus: anti-inflammatory
- German Chamomile: anti oxidant anti-inflammatory
- Rosemary: antispasmodic, analgesic
- Clary Sage: antispasmodic nervine
- Juniper: antispasmodic
- Wintergreen: antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory
- Camphor: antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic
- Blue Tansy: lowery blood pressure and aids in muscle and joint pain
- Sandlewood: antispasmodic, nervine
- Thyme: antispasmodic
- Laverder: anti-inflammatory antispasmodic and pain management
- Osmanthus: antispasmodic and pain management
Natural Solutions for a Healthy Liver
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The Liver is a “Vital organ which effect all the main systems, particularly the Central Nervous System.
Before “ANY” effective healing can happen a properly detoxed liver must be present and functioning.Secondly, Healing of Damaged alpha nodes with herbs is vital. Alpha nodes are nodes within the liver that both produce and maintain healthy insulin levels. as well as maintain healthy Sodium and calcium channels.
The third step is to supplement the liver with a healthy diet preferable a juice diet for at least 2 weeks than to slowly migrate to solid foods all within a months period.
A few Powerful Herbs to aid the Liver:
- Burdock Root
- Milk Thistle
- Licorice Root
- Goldenseal Root
Nutritional supplementation is also vital to produce healthy makeup and maintain a healthy transmission(s) to the central nervous system. A powerful and very healthy was is to deliver b complex to the liver through the intake of bee pollen. Be pollen because of its cross pollination(s) patterns by the bees is the “PUREST” for of B complex one could ingest. No synthesization is required for a new b vitamin to form.
Powerful Nutritional support for the Liver:
- Slippery Em Bark
- Bee Pollen
- Wheat Grass juice
Juicing is another powerful way to aid the liver thus creating a high rate of enzymes absorbed. And added benefit to juicing is the ability to deliver oxygen to the blood stream a good example is chlorophyll from juiced wheatgrass. This not only aids in the absolutions as well but in the overall healing process.
Healthy Juices for the Liver:
- Apple Cider Vinegar Se tonic recipe below
- Sweat potato
A few good herbal teas and cool tonic and Combinations & Recipes:
Dandelion /Goldenseal/Licorice: This combination will detoxify the blood and lower organs as well as detotx the liver by its antiseptic properties and then begin to heal with the powerful healing enzymes of the licorice root.
Ashwaganda/Cinnamon/Licorice: This combination will sanitize and heal the liver while the ashwaganda begins to aid the adrenal glands which to wrks directly with the liver and central nervous system by continuously delivering a healthy insulin flow. As well as regulate and maintain a healthy hormonal(chemical) balance.
Burdock/ Goldenseal/Slippery Elm Bark/Licorice: A powerhouse of a blood purifier/detox. While with Slippery Elm being fully capable to constantly deliver nutritional supplementation and healing to all the main systems.
Barberry/Slippery Elm/Licorice: Barberry is a powerhouse of a herb particularly for diabetes thus through its detox properties through the berberine enzyme which delivers ciracumin with aid to a overall healthy liver and adrenal glands which in turn regulates and maintains a healthy glucose/insulin levels. Slippery Elm again provide vital nutritional values to all the main systems while also beginning to produce all the healing needed for the livers well as all main systems.
Take One teaspoon of each herb let steep in 8 ounces of boiling water for 15-20 minutes. press and strain soaked herb be careful to let soaked herb to cool a bit , strain and drink hot as a tea. “ADULTS” drink Daily
Let cool and add 1/4 teaspoon of bee pollen stir and let dissolve “completely. and drink daily. “ADULTS” drink Daily
Be pollen: will supply the purest form of B Complex vitamins “Directly” to the Liver and aid the overall performance while providing optimal health maintenances’ while supporting ALL the main systems but more particularly the Central Nervous system and adrenal glands.
Add 1/4th to 1/2 teaspoon of bee pollen to 8 ounces of warm water stir till mostly or all dissolved if it does not fully dissolve do not throw away any granuals at the bottom of the glass. Adults drink daily
Apple Cider Tonic Recipe:
This tonic recipe will not only detox the liver of all toxins and neurotoxicity but will provide a natural form of healing and energy.
10 glass warm filtered water
2 tablespoons of raw organic apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons of raw wildflower honey
4 ounces of pure lime juice
A powerful Juice Tonic Recipe for the liver:
This tonic recipe will provide many nutritional values such as potassium, magnesium, manganese and more. Drink 8 ounces daily.
- 1/2 Beet
- 4 apples
- handful of dandelion
Juice all of the following by stating with the dandelion first then the beet then finished up with the apples core seeds and all.
Herbal Salve Recipe Basics
Herbal healing salves are great for everyday use and are very powerful in healing Wounds, Cuts, Sores, Bug Bites with little or no scaring They are also used for sore muscles and actually extracting infections and poisons from a wound. and a good black salve can over time pull a small splinter out of a wound or hard to get area.
Follow this category to get the recipes for many salves
Below is a simple recipe for a general healing salve to help you understand how salves are made and to be used as a base recipe for other salves you desire.
There are many different types of salve used for different purposes. E.G.
- To draw out a poison or infection of some sort one can use a black salve.
- For Burns of all degrees one can use a good burn salve.
- For. Cuts and bruised one can use a general healing salve
- For Injuries one can use a sprain salve
- For poor Circulation, reumatory arthritis, and or joint pain or even to help stimulate blood circulation in specific ares of the body through a topical process one can use a circulation Salve
- For inflammation one may use an powerful anti-inflammatory salve.
- For Eczema use a lavender tea tree, oregano,plantain salve
- and these are just a few salves
Making The Salve:
What You Will Need:
- 1 ounce of pure Beeswax
- 8 ounces of herbal infused oil
- Lavender essential oil
- tea tree essential oil
- vitamin e liquid capsules ( to use as a preserver to get more of a shelf life of the salve)
- stainless or enamel pot
- potato ricer or cheese cloth for pressing the oil soaked herb(s)
- Glass jar for storage ( Small baby food jars work great)
- 2 cup pyrex measure cup (for transferring liquid salve into containers or tins)
Here is a video on a simple healing Salve that can be used everyday everywhere for cuts, bruises, bug bites, dry skin, burns, and sore muscles as well as vascular veins.
I. First you will need to make an infused oil:
Cold infused oils: ( better quality salves and longer shelf life)
Take 6 ounces of your herb or her combination (in total) and place in a quart size mason or glass jar.
Add a Good quality olive oil and stir very well.
Let sit for a min. of 4 weeks to achieve a good quality infusion. Some say 2 weeks (I go 4 weeks and try to make extra so I always have some ready to make a batch of salves
after the 4 weeks strain and press herbs back into the stained oil.
Warm infused oils: ( Quicker good for quick needs but has a shorter shelf life)
In a stainless steel or enamel pot add 1 1/2 cups of good quality olive oil and bring to a very low simmer once you reach the simmer point back off the heat
Add 6 ounces of your herb or her combination (in total) .
stay on low or warm for 1 hour.
After one hour take off stove and let oil cool. Once cool stain and press
II. Making the salve liquid to pour into your containers:
- Add once ounce of pure beeswax and slowly melt it completely
- Once completely melted, add infused oil to the melted beeswax.
- You will notice it will solidify at this point just let it all remelt together as one liquid.
- Once completely a warm liquid add to pyrex measure cup and quickly pour into your containers.
- While still in liquid form break and add vitamin E liquid of one capsule and then add essential oils 2-3 drops of each per container.
- Let harden and use as needed