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um (internal lining of colon). Specific types of tissues at a distinct part of the body which perform a special function are called an organ. The heart is an organ as well as the arteries and the veins which work together as the circulatory system. The body is made up of many systems which work harmoniously to fulfill our daily routines. If the foundational unit which is the cell is affected it will eventually affect the entire body.

Some herbs are more effective wheh fermented (noni), the fruits are placed in a sterile glass jar and are placed in a dark place for 21 days, the juice is then poured out and a table spoon can be drunk 2 -3 times daily. Fermentations are very effective in the treatment of digestive disorders.

ALKALINE AND ACID FORMING FOODS A common pH definition is: "a logarithmic scale, from 1 to 14, used to describe the acidity or alkalinity of a solution". Blood in the human body should be close to 7.4 on the pH scale. A pH level of less than 7 indicates an acidic solution while a pH greater than 7 indicates an alkaline solution. 7 is the pH level of distilled water. PH stands for "potential hydrogen". If your body is too acidic you do not have enough oxygen available for your body cells to stay healthy. When our body is getting enough minerals from our diet to stay alkaline, our blood can function normally - delivering oxygen to the cells throughout our body, and carrying away acidic waste to be disposed. The immune system which is the defense system of the body will also be performing at its peak in an alkaline environment thus being empowered to destroy invaders.

Fomentation A cotton towel is soaked in a hot decoction or infusion and applied over the affected area as hot as the individual can bare. The towel is removed when it is cooled to body temperature. Fomentation can be used for poor circulation and also for edema.

Infusions The softer plant parts are used in an infusion (leaves and flowers). One tablespoon of dried herb can be used or three tablespoons of freshly chopped leaves or flowers can be placed in one cup of hot water and allow to steep for 5, 7, 9 or 13 minutes in a sealed or covered container (clay or glass), it is then strained and sweetened with pure honey. Infusions are taken for ailments such as coughs, fevers, and indigestion.



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