Intuitive skin care with weeds and herbs


basil

Dearest readers,

I recently joined an on-line class called Awakening to Remember on Lisa Transcendence Brown’s site. Her insights are amazing, and the insight that mastery, self-love, health, and emotional balance are gained by remembering who we are as sovereign and powerful beings resonates with great truth for me.

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Remembering means allowing all relevant parallel timelines (what are most often called past or future lives) to resurface so that all unfinished business, separation from the higher self, and emotional pain, fear, or discomfort be resolved in love. It also means acknowledging that the knowledge and information gleaned through hundreds or thousands of lifetimes of experience is still stored in our DNA, accessible through our intuition, heart, and body.

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Our cellular structure does have memory, and we are all able to access what is needed in the present without necessarily having to go to school or receive specialized training. Dr. Sebi, a naturopath, never received any formal training, yet through diet, fasting, and supplements, he claimed to heal deadly diseases and disorders. Basically, by restoring the body to balance, the body heals itself. Dr. Sebi said that plants which have never been hybridized contain the essential minerals the body needs for energetic balance. He called these plants “electric foods”.

Sebi vegetables

Weeds and certain herbs are probably the only plants we consume which have never been intentionally hybridized by humans. Because humanity has been farming for so many thousands of years, it would be difficult if not impossible to find a fruit or vegetable that is not a hybrid of some kind.

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While I am not seeking to heal anyone other than myself at this point in time, I am very much interested in recovering my knowledge of plants and herbs through intuitive insight. When I look into my mind’s eye, more often than not, I see flowers or green plants. This inner vision indicates to me that I have a long and intimate connection with the botanical world. I believe that the more I ask myself specific questions, the more information will surface.

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One question that I recently asked myself:

  • How can I heal the rosacea-like capillaries that appeared on my cheeks several years ago?

The answer that came to me is this:

  • Finely chop fresh basil leaves
  • Mix the chopped leaves in plain yoghurt
  • Add lemon juice to this mixture
  • Apply to affected areas

basil with lemon

I found a web page with natural remedies for facial treatments broken capillaries/couperosis. This article indicates four different home remedies respectively using aloe vera, parsley, sage, and green tomatoes.

green tomatoes

I decided to compare the nutrition profiles of these various recipes/ingredients to my intuitive recipe to see how they match up. On comparison, it appears that my intuitive recipe contains several of the vitamins and minerals that these home remedies also include B vitamins, vitamins C and K, potassium, and various antioxidants. I am planning on trying my own recipe as well as the those found in the referenced article and see what results I experience. I will post a follow-up in a few weeks.

aloe vera

  • Basil is an excellent source of vitamin K and manganese; a very good source of copper, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids such as beta-carotene), and vitamin C; and a good source of calcium, iron, folate, magnesium andomega-3 fatty acids. A quarter cup of lemon juice contains 31 percent of the daily recommended intake of vitamin C and 3 percent of folate and 2 percent of potassium. Yoghurt, in addition to probiotics, contains calcium, potassium, and magnesium.

plain-yogurt

  • Aloe Vera contains many vitamins including A, C, E, folic acid, choline, B1, B2, B3 (niacin), B6. Aloe Vera is also one of the few plants that contains vitamin B12. Some of the 20 minerals found in Aloe vera include: calcium, magnesium, zinc, chromium,selenium, sodium, iron, potassium, copper, manganese.

parsley

  • Parsley is an excellent of vitamin K and vitamin C as well as a good source of vitamin A, folate and iron. Parsley’s volatile oil components include myristicin, limonene, eugenol and alpha-thujene. Its flavonoids include apiin, apigenin, crisoeriol and luteolin.

Sage

  • Sage is also an excellent source of fiber, vitamin A, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, manganese, and B vitamins such as folic acid, thiamin, pyridoxine, and riboflavin in much higher doses than the recommended daily requirements, plus healthy amounts of vitamin C, vitamin E, thiamin, and copper.
  • A large green tomato contains 43 milligrams of vitamin C, providing half the daily requirement for men and nearly 60 percent for women. Green tomatoes also are rich in Vitamin K, B-Complex, protein, fiber, and Tomatine
    Green tomatoes are equally rich in antioxidants and B vitamins and may even help fight cancer.

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    While herbs, fruits, and vegetables are full of phytonutrients and minerals derived from the Earth and nourished by the sun, it is important to consider where and how plants are grown, and by whom. The healing properties of plants are  increased when grown in a loving, high frequency environment.Horseweed-III.jpg

     

     

    What we consider to be weeds are some of the most nutritious and healing plants on Earth. Canadian horseweed is a common plant found growing between sidewalk cracks where I live. It is mainly known for its astringent properties. Plantains are excellent for healing surface wounds to the skin. Stinging nettle, paradoxically, can be used to treat eczema, acne, and other skin blemishes, and it is also a very good tonic for hair and dandruff treatment.

    The next time you think you only want a smooth, velvety lawn, think again! You might have an entire pharmacy and a wide selection of beauty spa treatments growing in your back yard.

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