The Original Diet
God's Garden - taken from Genesis 1:29 - Then God said, 'I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food'. NIV.
Black Elder - induces perspiration. Taken in the form of hot tea reduces feverish cold. It promotes expectoration, which makes it a good treatment for coughing and bronchitis.
Chamomile - is valued for its calming, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic and gas-relieving properties. Internally, it relieves flatulence, stomachaches, intestinal cramps and menstrual pains and promotes the healing of peptic ulcers. I helps to combat insomnia and nerve pain caused by facial neuralgia. I can be applied externally as a compress or oil to nourish the skin.
Ginkgo biloba leaves - some benefits - promotes blood flow to the brain, found useful in improving memory and relieving tinnitus.
Rose Hips - are rich in vitamin C - which strengthens the immune system. It is taken to prevent or treat colds. They also have very mild diuretic and astringent properties that may help with chronic kidney disease or poor bladder control. The fruit acids and pectin can have a slight laxative effect. In addition, rose hips' antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties make the useful as a disinfectant.
Saw Palmetto - some benefits - has diuretic properties that help to treat infections of the urinary tract, treats enlarged prostrate and is widely prescribed in Europe for benign prostratic hyperplasia.
Valerian - a natural tranquilizer which is an excellent remedy for all forms of nervousness. It helps to alleviate anxiety; it promotes sound sleep; and its calming effects benefits those suffering from exhaustion or medical burnout. I appears to have anti-convulsive properties. (If nervousness or headache arises cease using).
Wild Strawberry - leaves provides and astringent action. The leaves can be used to tea that reduces inflamed mucous membrames in the mouth. Fresh strawberries on the other hand, soothe gastritis and maybe also helpful in curing anemia.