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Osha is an herb – a very fine herb indeed

Studies done on the herb Osha show that it has anti-asthmatic action along with anti-viral and anti-microbial properties. Osha root contains volatile, an alkaloid, sterols, and saponins which together fight indigestion, inflammation, sinus congestion, asthma, allergies, flu, the common cold … Continue reading

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Spearmint is an herb too!

One of my favorite tea herbs is spearmint! Why? Because I love the smell and flavor it adds to my mornings, besides the fact that spearmint is loaded with vitamins, antioxidants and other vital nutrients. Similar to peppermint, spearmint contains … Continue reading

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Flu or norovirus?

The common flu often gets the rap that norovirus should. Norovirus is the “winter vomiting disease” first described by a pediatrician in 1929. Noroviruses are not the flu though many people call it the flu without knowing the difference. Norovirus … Continue reading

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Clove oil for toothaches

Clove oil cut with a carrier oil – like coconut oil – makes a great topical analgesic. You can also temporarily alleviate toothache pain by dabbing some clove oil on a cotton ball and placing it on the sore tooth. … Continue reading

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Fenugreek you say?

Fenugreek is loaded with antioxidants that slow aging and help prevent disease. Fenugreek is also great for both male and female sexual stimulation, treating bronchitis, fevers, sore throats, wounds, swollen glands, skin irritations, diabetes, ulcers, cancer treatment, aiding the cognitive … Continue reading

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Cold sore – canker sore remedy

How to treat cold sores and canker sores naturally: Purchase some SSKI (Super Saturated Potassium Iodide) crystals. Mix thoroughly some SSKI crystals little-by-little into 2oz of water until the water won’t absorb any more SSKI but leaves a little undissolved … Continue reading

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Colloidal panacea

More uses for colloidal silver: Make a toothbrush soak to prevent microbial contamination. Spray around sinks, bathtubs and other bathroom surfaces to stop mold. Gargle with it to eradicate sore throats. Atomize it up your nose to wipe out sinus … Continue reading

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Natural headache medicine

White willow bark is the oldest known herb for treating pain and inflammation.  The bark of the white willow tree contains natural salicin which the body changes to salicylic acid. (Aspirin is “acetylsalicylic acid” that is concocted unnaturally from salicylic … Continue reading

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Senseless sore throat trivia

Less than 10% of sore throats are caused by bacteria yet 60% of sore throats have antibiotics thrown willy-nilly at them.

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/10/13

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How to treat a sore throat

In 10 years, the prescription rates for the antibiotic azithromycin, increased from rarer than rare for strep throat to a horrendous 15% of antibiotics prescribed. A mere 10% of all strep throat is bacterial and yet 60% of sore throats … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/08/13

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