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Health Tips for August 2013

Until this morning, when I went to my weekly walk with my very good friend, I was not inspired as to what topic I will talk about for my health tip. My friend and I got talking about vitamin D. I must say apart from knowing that sun light assist producing vitamin D...

Health Tips for JULY 2013

Cold and flu I have had several requests regarding remedies for cold and flu. It is important to differentiate one from the other: If you have symptoms confined above the neck, congestion, sore throat, sneezing, coughing, you probably have a cold caused by any one of...

Health Tips for JUNE 2013

Cough or Heartburns? If your cough troubles you mainly after meals, at night or while lying down, your problem might not be in your chest but in your digestive tract. You may be affected by heartburn. Heartburn results when stomach acids back up into your lower...

Health Tips for May 2013

Microwave cooking Recently my attention was drawn to Microwave cooking. To my surprise, many people seem to use microwave cooking as a convenient way to cook, especially busy Mums who work and still have to prepare meals for the family. Unfortunately microwave cooking...

Health Tips for April 2013

Recently, I bought a book titled 1801 Home Remedies. This is a very handy book with lots of practical advice. Among all these remedies my eyes were attracted to Laryngitis as the flu season is well on its way and the larynx often needs support. The book suggests...

Health Tips for March 2013

I have been asked if I knew any trick to get read of ants…..so here it is: Make a tea with ordinary tobacco. Tobacco from cigarette butts will do. Use 2 tsp of tobacco in a cup of boiling water; sweeten it with some sugar or honey. Place the saucer near the ants...

Health Tips for February 2013

Iron with calcium = – Iron Recently I have come across a number of people with “Iron” deficiency. People with iron deficiency who are trying to increase their level of iron through diet and supplements, need to be aware that: IT IS A BAD IDEA TO MIX IRON WITH...

Health Tips for December

INSOMNIA Do you: fall asleep at your normal bedtime, wake up 3 to 4 hours later, stay awake for 3 hours and by the time you fall asleep again it is almost time to get up? I have recently rediscovered “by chance” the benefits of Hops and Lavender. Drink a cup of tea...

Health Tips for November

SPRING Do you: Have restless sleep Wake up in the morning just as tired as you were before you went to bed Feel lethargic all day long, with no energy Bite your finger nails WORMING may be a good solution. May I suggest you look into worming for yourself and your...