Dr. I’s clinical findings support:*nerve and brain health
*mood balance (sadness, blues)
*children (mood, fear, irritability, sleep)
*adrenal & stress support
*immune balance (high or low)
*nutrient deficiency, poor diet/excess blood sugar levels
*bug bite/bee sting neutralization
*skin health fungal support
spicy, minty, sweet, woodsy, herbaceous
grounding, stabilizing, purifying, healing, balancing, herbal, medicinal
According to traditional herbalists these plants have an affinity for the brain and nerves making them beneficial for symptoms associated with memory, poor concentration, loss of smell, insomnia, headaches and fatigue. They have also been used for physical, mental and nervous exhaustion and emotional conflicts as seen in anxiety and nervousness.
Herbalists have given these plants because of their adrenal support quality by bringing balance acting as gentle stimulant when energy is low or a gentle sedative when it is overactive. Particularly valuable for the weak or those recovering from illness where the energy is low and the stress is high.
These herbs have been praised for their support of digestive support particularly balancing blood sugars with pancreatic function support and calming digestive complaints associated with overeating and poor fat digestion as seen in burping, heartburn, gas and bloating.
All of these plants also have a strong historical used of acting as sinus and respiratory support for sinus congestion to calm spasmodic dry coughs and relieve the associated discomfort as seen in asthma and bronchitis.
Herbalists used these plants to keep away insects as well as to neutralize their venom after biting or stinging. It is said the Indian herbalists used basil as a remedy for snake bite.
The plants have also had a historical use for balancing hormones in both men and women for promoting fertility, balancing menstrual cycles and later in life supporting menopause and prostate symptoms.
Bring Nature's Breezes to you:
Topical: Use as a perfume or apply to bottoms of feet with a carrier oil for aromatherapy.
Aromatic: Diffuse anywhere offensive odors, mold, microbes or dust mites are found.
Tip: Add to the washing machine, dryer, or directly inside shoes to neutralize odors.
Historical & Spiritual use:
Coriander was used in India to delay putrefaction of meat and has long been used to promote strength and healing, grant courage, inflame the passions, and create spiritual protection. Egyptians called it the spice of happiness and used it as an aphrodisiac.
Basil is believed to be the herb growing on the cross of Jesus Christ as discovered by Empress Helena. Thus, basil has religious significance in the Greek Orthodox Church and the leaves were used to sprinkle holy water.
The Chinese used basil in patients with epilepsy. Elsewhere it was used as a tonic for the nerves and emotions when feeling fragile, nervous, or depressed.
Pliny used pennyroyal to stimulate delayed menstruation, alleviate menstrual cramps and facilitate childbirth. Pennyroyal was placed in a polluted water well to purify the water and make it drinkable. Pennyroyal was used in ceremonies of purification and rebirth or for resolving life issues.
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