Lemon Ginger


The other day i was suffering from colds and cough. I wanted to drink some medications but since i couldn’t get hold of one, my cousin suggested Ginger and Lemon.So i made a natural drink. Let me share it with you.

Pound 2-3 rhizomes of Ginger and slice them and place them on a pot. Pour 1 glass of water and let boil for 20 minutes. Then Strain and place on a glass. Squeeze in one half slice of lemon. Drink while hot.

Believe me, your colds will be gone in a few days.


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A friend of mine suggested that i drink this juice every morning in an empty stomach. I have been doing this lately and i feel good. Allow me to share it with you.
So, what’s the recipe or formula of this Wonder Juice, that i am talking about?

Its compose of:
1 piece of Green Apple
1/2 stalk of Celery
1/2 portion of Cucumber
1/2 piece of Green Pepper
1/2 piece of Ampalaya
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Conference Notes: “The Pursuit of Medicinal Plants, Sacred Seeds, and Modern Natural Medicines” ~ Daniel T. Wagner

I was looking for a conference on pharma and i saw this. So i took notes and i am happy that I have broaden my knowledge on plants used in medicine.
Here is the link to the conference:
“The Pursuit of Medicinal Plants, Sacred Seeds, and Modern Natural Medicines” ~ Daniel T. Wagner
Here is my notes on the conference:

Notes on Herbal Medicine Conference May 2014

“The Pursuit of Medicinal Plants, Sacred Seeds and Modern Natural Medicines”
Dr. Daniel T. Wagner R.Ph., MBA, Pharm.D

May 2014

Plant Facts :
➢ 250,000 plants species known only less than 1% tested for medical application
➢ NCI identified 3,000 plants good for anti-cancer drugs.
➢ 70% come from rain forest
o some known plants
• ginseng
• Asian mayapple
• Western yew
• Rosy periwinkle
➢ Rainforest plants are rich in Alkaloids
➢ Alkaloids are a number of heterocyclic, colorless, crystalline, bitter organic substances such as caffeine, morphine, quinine and strychnine which has alkaline properties and contains nitrogen

Plant Derived Drugs:
➢ Mexican Yams – Cortisone – inflammation and birth control
➢ Queen of the Prairie – Salicylic Acid – fever reducing and pain
➢ Opium poppy – Morphine – pain killer
➢ Indian Senna – Senna – laxative and cathartic
➢ Rosy Periwinkle – Vincristine – childhood leukemia
➢ Pacific Yew – Taxol – cancer
➢ Common Foxglove – Digitalis – strengthen heart
➢ Ergot – Ergotamine – migraines
➢ Cinchona Tree Bark – Quinine – malaria
➢ Atropa Belladonna – Atropine – vasodilator
➢ Ephedra Sincia – Ephedrine – suppress cough and decrease appetite
➢ Rauwolfia Serpentine – Reserpine – lower blood pressure.
➢ Goat’s Rue (Galega) – Metformin – diabetes
➢ Artemisia annua anamed – new malaria treatment
➢ Una de Gato – cat’s claw – powerful immune system booster and other maladies such as cancer, systemic candidiasis, genetal herpes and HIV-AIDS
o Also has anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties
➢ Cinchona Bark – Quinine – agent isolated in 1820 by French
o Killes parasites in RBC
➢ Pau d’ Arco – inner bark of the Tabebuia avellanedae tree – Brazil
o Pain, inflammation of the prostate gland, fever, dysentery and uclers
o Bark – treating eczema, psoriasis, fungus and cancer of the skin
➢ Maca Root – help rebuild weak immune system
o Re-mineralize poorly nourished bodies
o Balance estrogen and testosterone levels
➢ Wild Yam (Dioscoreaceae) – most highly researched plant in Central America
o Diosgenin ( isolated from this plant) – Birth Control Pill and Cortisone
• Menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, vaginal dryness and night sweats
➢ Red Gumbolimbo – common healing tree of Central America
o External infections
o Effective treatment for psoriasis, eczema, insect bites, poison fungus and other skin manifectations
o I mix aloe, vitamin E, cortisone and or calendula to make Jungle Salve
➢ Jackass Bitters – against amoeba, parasites, etc.
o Can be a tincture or tea
➢ COPAL – resin used for painful cavities
➢ Allspice – berries – treat gas, digestive upsets and infant colic.
➢ Saw Palmetto – berries – benign prostate enlargement
➢ Cayenne Pepper – can be used to treat pain,
o May help save a life in case of stroke, angina attack or heart attack
o Use a dab of powder under tongue using sublingually
➢ Guarana – Brazil
o Contains high conc. Of caffeine – appetite suppressant, energy booster
➢ Lemon Balm – mint family – calming herb
o Reduce stress and anxiety
o Promote sleep, improve appetite
o Easy pain and discomfort
➢ Lemon Grass – use as tea for fever, coughs, colds and as a pleasant tonic or beverage.
➢ Policasanol – effective in lowering total cholesterol

Miracle Drugs from Nature:
AZT – Zidovudine – treatment of AIDS
LOVASTATIN – from an inkcap mushroom fungus – lower blood cholesterol
COUMADIN – from conundrum – anticoagulant
TAXOL – from pacific Yew – cancer drug
CURARE – from South American moonseed – strychnine – general anesthetic
CAPTOPRIL – brazillian pip viper’s poison- lowers BP
ChORAMPHENICOL – Venezuelan soil fungus – typhus and typhoid fever
METFORMIN – Goat’s Rue – treatment of diabetes


A Glass of Water

Did you know that drinking 8 or more glasses of water a day can make you beautiful, healthy and strong? Well, you might shrug it off as another beauty regimen. But i tell you, it really will make you beautiful, healthy and strong. Because water can make our skin smooth and glowing because it can add moisture to the skin. Also, it washes away from our body some unwanted toxins that may be lurking around. It is also used in almost all of our body systems, either to carry nutrients to our cells or to moisten parts of our system.
I for one, if i drink 8 or more glasses of water a day, i feel A-ok. But did you know that drinking it at a proper time can really make you feel good and healthy?

Here are the times when you need to drink a full glass of water:

  • After waking up – 2 glasses of water – helps activate internal organs
  • 30 minutes before a meal  – 1 glass of water – helps in digestion
  • Before taking a bath – 1 glass of water – helps lower blood pressure
  • Before going to bed – 1 glass of water – avoid stroke and heart attack
  • Anytime of the day when you feel thirsty – 1 glass of water – helps replenish water that is lost when we do exercises, when the weather is hot, when we are breastfeeding and when we are sick.
Drinking lots of water and juices  when we are sick is the number one cure specially when we have fever, colds and cough. 
So don’t forget to drink your water. Why not get up now and drink a glass.

Natural Remedies to relieve bloating naturally

I have been experiencing bloating every since i had my gall bladder removed. So i have been finding ways on how to relieve myself from being bloated everytime i eat a lot.

So here are some ways to help you with your bloated stomach.

  • i usually drink a cup of hot peppermint tea
  • eat fruits before a meal so as not to impair the release of gastric juices from your stomach.
  • walk at least 30 mins so as to release some gas
  • lay on your left side with your left leg straight and your right leg over your left leg in a kneeling position.

But to make things easy, drink a capsule of Enzyplex. It aids in digestion.

Natural Remedies for Acne

Here’s the best all natural acne treatment:

Get a whole lemon and squeeze it on a clean bowl. Add milk slowly until it curds. Then apply on face overnight or if you cant stand the smell. Let it stay on your face for an hour. Then wash off thoroughly.

Another is , boil some fresh basil leaves with enough water, let cool and wash your face with the mixture every night.

These are suggestions only.

If you experience any redness on your face, please discontinue using these.

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