QUICK GLANCE FOR THE USE OF HOMOEPATHIC REMIDIES.
Tue 27 Apr 2010, 11:40
A QUICK GLANCE FOR THE USE OF HOMOEPATHIC REMIDIES.
LUMBAGO RHUS TOX
MUSCULAR PAIN ARNICA
SKIN AND HAIR SULPHAR
SHOW DAY NERVES GELSENIUM
OVEREATING N UX VOM
RHEUMATISUM AND ARTHRITIS RHUS TOX
SORE THROAT GELSINIUM
STRAINS AND SPRAINS RHUS TOX
STIFFNESS OF JOINTS RHUS TOX
SWELLING OF JOINTS RHUS TOX
In ancient and medieval times garlic was a medicine and a charm, the bulb contains an antibiotic alliums, it has antiseptic properties and is an expectorant and intestinal antispasmodic
According to a Greek myth, knowledge came to man form Olympus in the form of a fiery coal contained in the fennel stalk; the aroma and taste are suggestive of anise.
An old and well know fruit bearing bush of the genus (rubus) (family rosaceae) called in ancient times the birth plant, it eases birth pains and labor.
In ancient times Rosemary was supposed to strengthen the memory, in literature and folk law it is an emblem of remembrance and fidelity. Rosemary is slightly stimulating, and ancients valued its aromatic qualities and served it as a medicinal tonic (where Rosemary thrives the mistress is the master) so please husbands and lovers don’t pull out the Rosemary bush.
Only certain seaweeds are used. Its special properties are very important to the dog’s health. Seaweed is a natural source of iodine, which is highly prescribed for pregnant bitches.
It is also especially needed at the age of adolescence when the development of the reproductive organs in the female, which when the change over takes place more rapidly than the male, Iodine also ensures luxuriant hair and skin health, a lack of it gives rise to dry skin and a loss of hair. Seaweed is not an unnatural food for dogs; it also gives dark pigment to the eyes, nose, and tongue and the claws of the chow chow.
This flower grows in the Swiss Alps, and is commonly called the mountain daisy. The plant is about a foot high, it has daisy like flowers of golden yellow, which grow up from a small rosette of oval shaped leaves.
The name Arnica comes from the Greek word Arnikis that means lambskin, which describes the texture of the leaves. Arnica is a natural remedy for the treatment of muscular fractures and pains cuts, bruises as well as shock.
Arnica aids in the healing process and is helpful if taken before and after an operation.
Arnica is readily available in fabler form from all health shops. It can also be grown as a rockery plant best sewn during the late autumn or early spring.
Another wild flower, that is used medically is Eye Bright, its botanical name is Euphrasia.
A low spreading clump between 2-6 inches high, with lots of tiny pink flowers, in summer and autumn. Close up the flowers are just like miniature snapdragons. As its name suggests, Eyebright is useful for treating eye complaints. It is a very ancient and trusted healing plant* Euphrasia is available in tablet form and is used in the treatment of eyes, Hay fever, Head colds, eyestrain from reading or writing. Eyebright is a wild plant and cannot be grown in the garden.
The full name for this plant is Rhus toxicodendro, or commonly knows as poison Ivy. Which originally comes from North America and Canada. Poison Ivy changes color in autumn from a green to a flaming scarlet and later orange before loosing its leaves. Poison Ivy is what a Gardner calls a ground cover plant; it grows about 2 feet high then spreads into huge thickets sending up suckers from underground roots. The flowers are rather insignificant greenish yellow ones which appear in the summer months, they are followed by a cluster off white berries, if you happen to stumble into a patch of this plant, you will receive a nasty sting which will cause a rash, this is what makes the plant a very useful Homeopathic Remedy. Rhus Tox is a wonderful remedy for problems involving pain, and the swelling of joints, tendons and muscles. It is available in tablet form from the health shops.
The full name of this plant is Strychos Nux Vomica. It is grown in India, Burma, and reaches a height of 40feet tall. The tree has leathery evergreen leaves and greenish colored flowers, which are shaped like a trumpet. The fruit are about the size of and apple but are bright orange in color with a hard skin. The flesh is white and soft with the seeds mixed in it. It is from these seeds that the homoeopathic Nux Vom is made.
Nux Vom is the antidote to modern living; it combats, hectic living, pressure of work, and settles indigestion. It is in it self a form of tranquilizer and is available in tablet form.
Grown in the U.S.A. Mainly in Texas and in Virginia, its Latin name comes from the Italian for jasmine Gelsomino. The plant is an evergreen creeper or climber, which has yellow flowers; it is often grown in gardens as a wall cover. For Homeopathic preparations it is the root of the Gelsemiur. That is used and is a remedy useful for sensitive people, for nervous problems, stage fright; it is also useful, in the treatment of colds, and flue, chills, heavy eyes, sneezing and sore throats, and runny noses. They are available in tablet form,
BASIC NUTRIENTS AND ADDITIVES;
The basic nutrients that dogs require for growth and reproduction as well as good health include*
Carbohydrates are obtainable from sugar, starches, (e.g. rice, potato’s and mealie rice).
Protein is in the form of Eggs, milk, fishmeal, meat and Soybean. Fat is mainly obtainable from Pork, Milk, cream, goats milk, beef Mutton. Minerals, Salt, Calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese. Iron, Iodine Vitamins all green vegetables. Sunlight (fish oils).
Complaints: Deficiency signs.
Minerals and Vitamins, which assist in preventing or curing such conditions Loss of appetite Kelp, seaweed, B, Complex.
Under weight Yeast B complex
Bone meal. Calcium. Bit D.
Vit A, D, Wheat germ oil. Calcuim.pantothenate, Insitol & choir inc. P.A.P.A. Frolic Acid. Vit B 12.
Vit E.C. Calcuim pantothenate, B complex, Devils claw.