Urbal Tea — holistic medicine

Herb of the week: Nettle (Urtica Dioica)

Posted by Nick Nowaczyk on

 Nettle is one of the best all around herbs for nourishing and strengthening the whole body. Nettle strengthens and supports the adrenals, kidneys, lungs, intestines and arteries. Nettle is an excellent source of minerals, vitamins and amino acids. More specifically, Nettle is rich in iron, calcium, potassium, silicon, magnesium, manganese, zinc and chromium. Nettle is also an energizer and increases the ease of operation for the entire body system.  My favorite herbs by far. Links to more info on Nettle. http://www.herbwisdom.com/herb-nettle.html http://www.treelite.com/articles/articles/nettles-%28urtica-dioica%29.html

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Herbalism and what it means to me.

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Holistic medicine consists in the treatment of the spirit, soul and body.  Herbalism, in order to be holistic, must entertain the possibility that there is a spiritual side to the plant as well as the material side.  This leads us to the even greater possibility that Nature as a whole is a living, spiritual being.  Therefore, in order to use medicinal plants effectively we must understand how the body works in a holistic fashion and not in a isolated way.  Modern medicine and drugs focus on specific molecular changes in the body because they are isolated molecules themselves.  Herbs contain numerous...

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