As we approach middle age, men become prone to gout, a form of arthritis. Gout hurts; let me re-emphasize this: GOUT HURTS! It usually starts with the big toe joint and feels as if Old Ned has his pitchfork, glowing red-hot, prying the joint apart. In addition gouty arthritis spreads throughout the body, working on […]
Buckwheat is rich in bioflavonoids: rutin. What buckwheat will do for you is to strengthen your absorption of Vitamin C, and build up weak, failing capillaries and blood vessels in the body. It is especially beneficial in childbirth, heart attack prone, and the elderly.
Herbs are not a cure-all, but they strengthen the natural defenses and resources of the body to heal itself-that is if you have not debilitated the body beyond hope. Walking exercise, clean water and wholesome foods can add years of productive enjoyment to your lives. Healing of the body is beyond just the immune response […]
My late mother told me about the 1918 Spanish Flu. “You milked the cows in the morning and you were dead that afternoon.” Millions died from this virus, the few living survivors, as well as deceased, harbor the strains of this deadly virus for researchers to isolate and learn from.
Diane is not keen on my laissez faire wild herb gardening techniques. ” I know where everything is and they grow best where they want to,” I said. “I want a managed herbal garden,” she said. “Humph! Some gardener.” So now on my endless list of Honey Do’s for next spring will be an antique […]
This is a series about your health starting with STRESS! We will start off by saying that stress is normal in day-to-day activities and keeps your immune system active. However the perception of stress when accentuated beyond the puppy peeing on the carpet as with today’s stimulus of economic collapse bombardment, employment loss, mounting debt […]
My grandparents in Sweden kept their money in a trunk in their bedroom. A truck hit grandpa at age 95 while he was on his bicycle. Grandmother at age 80 took in a border. He strangled her and took the money. This is true. Back in 1929 most people did not have any money to […]