Light to Severe Burns and their Herbal Treatments

A first degree burn is basically a sun burn or any other irritation of the skin. Skin will appear red and will be sensitive to heat. A second degree burn is more severe and deals with blistering and puss in the area. The body at this point is trying to cool itself by sending liquid to the area (pus) to cool and protect the area. Third degree burns are even more sever and relate to a loss of skin...

Wayside ‘weeds’ with Wondorous Ways – Part II

Lets get to the next weed with some powerful effects. This is part 2 of this blog post Health, Fist Aid, and Detox Weeds Part I. This is also an extension of the article on weeds found here- 3 Weeds You Should Cultivate. I want to talk about Chickweed today. A nice thing about these herbs I am talking about is they are really weeds. Chickweed even grows quite abundantly here in the desert of Las Vegas, Nevada. In fact...

Nosebleeds: Home Herbal Treatment

First-Aid is my forte so look forward to lots of tips like these. Nosebleeds can have many causes. Pregnant women often get random nosebleeds, a strike to the head will obviously cause a nosebleed, too much Vitamin A, and lots more. In any case, regardless how you got it, a nosebleed is quite an annoyance. Ive seen so many different nosebleed remedies around and honestly I haven't had enough nosebleeds to test them all. I stick with what I...

It taste bad but works: Valerian

Since I first started in Chinese herbs, before using any Western herbs, I never really gathered much information from sources many other people do: friends, media, publications. I was surprised to find how many people where familiar with Valerian. It appears that many people are familiar with Valerian because many people have problems going to sleep and staying asleep. Valerian is, to me and most people, a very nasty tasting and not so good smelling herb. For most people...

Echinacea: Use as Directed

In a newly published article of mine entitled Echinacea Letting You Down? Use as Directed I discuss some points on Echinacea and its correct uses. I would just like to take a second and give out some more information about this wonderful herb, as it is quite popular and many people use it (please read the article on how NOT to use it). There are a few different types of Echinacea, but their properties and almost identical. I recommend Echinacea...

Hemorrhoids – My 2 day quick fix

Some time ago, before herbalism entered my life :) I acquired a nasty case of hemorrhoids that flared up during a 6 hour drive to Phoenix. I went to the local Walgreens or similar and picked me up some ointment and wipes. The ointment is basically a mixture of oils and jellys. This is to cover the inflamed tissue so that you feel better, and if the tissue isn't being irritated, then they can shrink down in time. The...

Natural Relief for Cramps

My topic today is inspired by my wife returning home from the OBGYN today, and has been almost been bedridden with cramping pains. This scenario could be the same for normal monthly crampings as well. The first I would like to do is point out that Dimmak Herbs has 2 female formulas: PSYCLE & PSYCLEII. Dimmak Herbs Cramps Herbal Remedies will show you about our 2 formulas. 1 is for Hormones and the other specifically for cramping as part...

Overpaying by Overusing Goldenseal?

Well, for 2nd day in a row I will give you another money saving tip on herbs you probably use alot. Goldenseal is a superior herb that has many great properties. It is anti-inflammitory, antiseptic, and tonifies to name a few. Goldenseal is known to be beneficial to almost every organ. There aren't many formulas without Goldenseal for infections, hemorrhoids, vaginal infections, cysts, inflammation, ear problems, etc... Now that you may have ran over to one of your herbal...