How to Use Herbs at Home

How to Deal with Diarrhea

Posted by on Apr 7, 2017 in How to Use Herbs at Home, Kerri Bailey, Latest | 0 comments

How to Deal with Diarrhea

How to Deal with Diarrhea Use Herbs- There are many herbs, that can be taken as teas, tinctures supplements, that help dry up loose stools, add digestive enzymes and support tissue health. Astringent herbs contain tannins that help “tan” your intestines, toning and supporting gut tissue. Examples are Agrimony, Blackberry Root & Leaf, Raspberry and Strawberry Leaf and Witch Hazel. Others, like Marshmallow, Slippery Elm and Fennel are demulcent herbs that provide smoothness and lubricate the gut. Epimedium, aka Horny Goat Weed, helps repair sphincter muscles (avoid if having a prostate...

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Combatting Constipation

Posted by on Apr 4, 2017 in How to Use Herbs at Home, Kerri Bailey, Latest | 0 comments

Combatting Constipation

Constipation can be annoying, uncomfortable and hard to consistently treat. Those with occasional constipation can avoid this fairly easy by following the steps & tips listed below. Those with Chronic Constipation, may not have such luck and may need to use stronger herbs that provide a Laxative affect. Make sure you pay attention to the precautions described below and remember that constipation is usually a result of several factors. See the full article at www.herbalelements.net   Some of the best ways to handle Constipation: Increase Peristalsis-   Mild Colon Cleansing Herbs-...

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New Year, New You

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in How to Use Herbs at Home, Kerri Bailey, Latest | 0 comments

New Year, New You

It’s now 2016, time to make those New Years Resolutions! Most of us start out strong in the beginning, determined to be a newer, better version of ourselves. Then a few weeks later we find ourselves slipping back into our old ways feeling defeated, depressed or unfulfilled. We use our willpower up instead of listening to our voice of self control. Remember that for something to become a habit, it takes at least a month! So instead of making unreasonable expectations, I suggest that you stick to one issue. After you have managed that, then add other aspects of concern as you feel you...

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Skin Detox – Total Body Cleanse (6)

Posted by on Mar 4, 2013 in How to Use Herbs at Home, Kerri Bailey | 0 comments

Skin Detox – Total Body Cleanse (6)

It has been said that “the skin is a mirror of what is going on inside of our bodies”, so take a look at your skin, what is it telling you?    Our skin is the largest detox organ that releases toxins through sweat, rashes or abscesses.  The skin also protects internal organs like the kidneys, liver and heart from overwork due to toxin overload.  Skin is made up of two layers- the Epidermis and the Dermis.  The Epidermis is the outer protective layer that is only about a millimeter thick.  Epidermal cells produce lipids (keeps skin moist), keratin and and vitamin D from sunlight. The Dermis...

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Lung Detox – Total Body Cleanse (5)

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in How to Use Herbs at Home, Kerri Bailey | 0 comments

The Lungs are part of the respiratory system responsible for extracting oxygen from the air we breathe.  Oxygen  combines with hemoglobin in the red blood cells and is then carried to the rest of the body.  The lungs have the greatest exposure of any organ to toxins from the environment.   There are 3 diseases that effect the bronchial tubes inside the lungs- asthma, bronchitis and emphysema. Asthma consists of breathing difficulties and bronchitis is inflammation of the bronchial tubes.  Both can be triggered by toxins, which can be reversible in their early stages.  Emphysema destroys...

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Blood and Lymph Detox – Total Body Cleanse (4)

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in How to Use Herbs at Home, Kerri Bailey | 0 comments

The Lymph and the Blood play important roles in detoxification in our bodies.  The Lymph system is composed of lymph glands & nodes, the spleen, thymus and tonsils.  It carries wastes that the cells excrete into the blood stream where it is detoxified and eliminated.  Lymph contains white blood cells and antibodies that combat infections and remove infections.  Blood supplies oxygen to all cells in our body, transports hormones and vital nutrients (vitamins, minerals, etc.)  If toxins build up in our blood and lymph, our health suffers and diseases like immune deficiency could result.   ...

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