Herbs have traditionally been used to assist a person to come back to a healthy state of well being. Individual herbs, specifically prescribed for a particular situation may assist the body to come back into balance, thereby allowing a healthy homeostasis to be reinstated as nature intended. The herbalist looks to the whole person, their values and attitudes as well as their circumstances and physical condition along with other aspects of their individuality. This is in marked contrast to the allopathic medicine approach.
Below you will find an example of selected herbs for a particular condition. Herbal support can take a variety of forms and combinations, so it is vital that each person consult directly with a qualified holistic practitioner to gain the full benefit of immunity and health building support.
Use as a gargle, 10 drops twice a day mixed with 1 teaspoon each of lemon juice and cider vinegar. Gargle twice daily.
Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gums which become red, swollen and may bleed easily. Healthy gums are firm, pink and tight around the teeth.
Usually it results from inadequate brushing and flossing where plaque is allowed to build up along the gum line.
Other factors that influence gingivitis can be pregnancy, puberty, vitamin deficiencies and birth control drugs.
The herbs in this gargle mix include:- Rosehips, Thuja, Yarrow, Calendula, Golden Seal,and Fenugreek as well as the Bach Flower Crab Apple .
Together these herbs promote circulation, strengthen tissues and mucus membranes and removes bacteria and infection .