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Scientific name: Urtica dioica
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These pimply eruptions plague many young people during puberty and are partly caused by kidney trouble. For this reason strongly spiced, salted dishes and acid salads and drinks should be avoided. Salads should be prepared with sour cream. For acne 1 litre of Stinging Nettle tea should be sipped throughout the day...

APPETITE, lack of (in children)

 A young mother complained that her 2 year old son suffered from a chronic lack of appetite, was tired and listless, had dark rings under the eyes and hardly ever wanted to go for a walk. This changed rapidly when, following my advice, she gave the child a Thyme bath which was prepared from 50 gm of herbs (see on Thyme “directions”; the heart region has to be outside the water)...

The following suggestions hold good also for inflamed and deformed joints and wear and tear symptoms. They can be remedied; the pain will subside slowly, even deformations recede gradually in the course of 1 to 2 years. People who have to use crutches or canes are able to put them away in a relatively short time. 1 cup of Horsetail tea left to infuse for 1/2 minute is drunk half an hour before breakfast and 1 cup before the evening meal, as well as 4 cups of Stinging Nettle tea...

Bad breath is not only unpleasant for the one concerned, but also for his fellow man. First of all a medical check-up should establish the cause of it. It could be bad teethulcers in the mouthtonsillitissecretion of the mucous membrane of the nose, not enough stomach acid or constipation. For the latter it means, first of all, to bring about a regulated digestion...

Glaucoma is not only a disorder of the eye, rather it is caused by a malfunction of the kidneys. In most cases it occurs together with rheumatic pain in the joints. 2 to 3 cups of tea made from equal parts of Stinging Nettle, Speedwell, Calendula and Horsetail with a teaspoon of Swedish Bitters added to each cup should be drunk daily...

Diabetes is on the increase and soon will be in front of all illnesses along with cardiac infarct and cancer. Our diet of too much and the wrong type of food is often the cause of this illness, especially in children. Yes, not only adults, but many children as well suffer from a disorder of the pancreas and are diabetic. It means a restriction in the pleasures of childhood, observing a strict diet and injecting insulin twice daily...

The freshly picked leaves of Coltsfoot are washed and crushed to a pulp with a wooden rolling pin and applied to the inflamed areas. A decoction can be made from the leaves. The leaves are finely cut, boiling water is poured over them and infused for a short time and the decoction, cooled, applied as a compress...

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