Natural Relief

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For effective remedies for some conditions, look no further than your kitchen herb garden. Natural relief has deep roots in traditional wisdom and are recapturing the public’s attention. To such an extent, that mainstream drug manufactures are jumping on the wagon with a stream of new herbal medicines on market shelves everywhere.

Natural remedies maybe less effective in killing germs and bacteria, but they are superior in term of restoring immunity, helping the body to regain strength and overcome illnesses.

Here are a few examples: 

1. Boosting the immune system: 

A daily dose of Echinacea can strengthen the immune system drastically. A few other herbs and supplements which may help in this regard are chamomile, Siberian ginseng, wild indigo, goldenseal, stinging nettle, rosehip, rosemary, peppermint and thuja.

2. High blood pressure: 

Apple cider vinegar, garlic and cayenne pepper and celery are excellent herbs and remedies.

3. Cancer treatments:

These are cabbage, mustard seeds and turnips.  Broccoli reverses breast cancer and carrots help reverse lung cancer. Ginger, onions and garlic shrink tumors throughout the body. Broccoli offers a vast array of cancer-fighting compounds, including antiangiogenesis phytochemicals that help “starve” tumors so they die, all without harming healthy cells.

4. Muscle and joint pain 

Chilli and capsicums support healthy joints. Devil’s Claw, Glucosamine and Boswellia help to support healthy, mobile joints and muscles and keep them moving freely. Essential oils such as Peppermint, Pine and Ginger essential oils promotes circulation, soothes sore muscles and joints and promotes faster healing.

5. Gastrointestinal Illnesses 

Herbs such as Matricaria recutita (German Chamomile) and Filipendula ulmaria (Meadowsweet) support ongoing health in the entire digestive system and stomach lining and act as a tonic and a soothing remedy. You can also use basil, ginger, turmeric and even ripe papaya.

*Natural remedies are an example of the perfection that nature has given us to survive on this planet. It is there for the taking and is less expensive, works with the body and has been there for centuries 🙂



Three letters with a lot of meaning and it affects every human being on this planet. What comes up for you when you say the word, ‘cry’? Do you feel sad, happy, relieved or do you feel nothing?

According to Wikipedia, crying can be defined as a complex secretomotor phenomenon characterized by the shedding of tears from the lacrimal apparatus, without any irritation of the ocular structures.


The way I see it, crying is all about expressing oneself and letting go. It is proven the act of crying allows oneself to touch base with one’s emotions and its the body’s natural response to one’s emotions. It unblocks emotional congestion to flow freely into a new dimension of joy and forgiveness. It allows one to see life with a new, fresh approach and creates opportunities for growth, love and lightness.

Why don’t we advertise crying and its benefits? Why do people turn their cheeks when they see someone crying in public? Babies cry freely, why can’t we? Why do we cry in our homes, in our bedrooms where no one can see us? Why don’t restaurants cater for crying evenings and cinema’s have crying nights instead of ladies nights? Why don’t politicians take part in crying assemblies instead of arguing or fighting with each other? Sounds amazing doesn’t it? What happened?

Somewhere down the line, we were all brainwashed that crying is for babies. Point is one should not feel embarrass to weep it all out. It will not make us weak or turn us into ‘chicken’. With crying comes profound results, great power. After all, it is part of being human, part of you and part of me. Cry…