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Pituitary gland-
· controls growth, mental and sexual development, regulates puberty, menstruation, ovulation pregnancy and childbirth
· garlic is excellent stimulant for pituitary gland
Pineal gland
· control development of the sex organs up to puberty
· minerals like calcium and magnesium are beneficiary
Parathyroid glands
· controls levels of calcium and distribution of it
· they benefit from extra kelp or dulse plus rose hips and chamomile flowers
Pancreas
· regulates flow of insulin and glycogen to controls blood sugar, secrets ferments to aid digestion and absorption of the food
· ½ oz of golden seal, 2 oz of papaya and 1oz of okra powder mixed well
Adrenal glands
· regulates response to stress
· vitamins B and E, licorice root, rose hips tea, parsley and carrot juice (beta carotenes)
Rheumatism
Rheumatism can occur in every muscle or other tissues of the body. It is very broad term but it is characterized by various degrees of pain
Inflammatory rheumatism
One of the most painful forms, comes with swelling and redness
Rheumatoid arthritis
Similar to rheumatism but with different symptoms- generally the fingers and the larger joints are affected and the associated muscle ache
Osteo-arthritis
Osteo arthritis is the severest form of rheumatic illness. The deformities can cause immobility.
How do you treat arthritis?
Investigate nature and location of the pain, start with cleansing the system, heat and massage with addition of herbal tea formula for rheumatic and arthritic conditions:
Equal parts of cornsilk, Shave grass, Broom blossoms and Boneset- steep 1 Tbs in 1 cup of boiling water for 10 minutes. Drink 1 cup before meals 3 times a day.
What is, and how would you make garlic elixir?
Garlic elixir or Elixir of Good Health is powerful antiseptic, and aid in overall health.

1 cup of chopped garlic, 32 ounces of gin, 6 whole cloves, ½ cup liquid honey, 12 whole rosehips, 12 whole Juniper berries – mix all together, add alcohol last. Screw the lid on tightly and place in sunlight for 3 hours (or warm place). After 3 hours shake the jar and keep in a cool, dark place for 7 days, each day shaking the jar a few times.On the seventh day open the jar and ad fresh parsley juice.
Strain the liquid, bottle it, cork it and label it. The starting dosage is 1 teaspoon in 1 oz of cold water three times a day before meals.
. Describe in detail eye exercises, and when would you recommend them.
- stand facing the wall in the center of the room, do not move head – look horizontally form wall to wall.
- look straight ahead, then move the eyes vertically from ceiling to floor
- without moving the hear rotate eyes in wide circle –left to right
- repeat rotation – right to left this time
- hold the pencil at the full length of your arm and focus your eyes on the pencil while moving it closer toward your nose, until it is flush with your face. Them move it away in same slow motion
- focus on a close object, than an object 20 feet away, cast your eyes slowly from one to other\
- now close your eyes as hard as you can, open them wide as you can- do it slowly 10 times, then quickly 10 times.
Name 10 foods, without referring to your lesson, which are good for the eyes.
carrots, kale, broccoli, liver, eggs, citrus fruits, peppers, fish, parsley, almonds, rose hips
How would you treat asthma and bronchitis?
First, cleansing diet for 7 days (avoid all dairy products- substitute with Soya or almond milk, refined foods, then stick with citrus fruits, apples, grapes, carrots, parsley, spinach, cooked lean meat and fish, cooked whole-grain cereals), take Garlic elixir 3 times a day then reduce dosage. Vitamins A and C are essential for asthmatic conditions. For sinus condition same procedures and add horseradish in diet.
Describe the ingredients, application, and use of the hot pot.
Hot pot consist of 8 0z of yellow bee’s wax in the upper part of double boiler. Melt it and ad one pod of red capsicum and simmer for 10 minutes. Strain, cool to 125F . Part that will be submerged briefly into hot pot rub with olive oil.
It is used for reumatic symptoms.
Why do you begin with cold water when making a decoction?
Because if herbs are submerge in boiling water, albumin contained in the herbs will interfere with the extraction of other principles. so to ensure the complete exhaustion from herbs, water is heated gradually.
How would you treat a child with colic
Commonly used herbs are: Caraway seed, Chamomile , Anise seed, Fennel seed, Peppermint leaves.
Good tonic for colics _ ½ tsp Chamomile, ½ tsp Caraway seed, pour over it 8 oz of boiling water, cover and steep for 15 minutes. Strain trough a fine strainer. If infusion is too cold, it could be easily warmed up. A tablespoon of infusion sweetened with little honey can be added to the formula or best given in the bottle by itself. Repeat at least 3 times a day.
Mercury poisoning
Mullein leaves, Cayenne pepper and whole Fennel seed
Copper poisoning
Zinc ( pumpkin seeds), Flaxseed and Comfrey leaf tea
Iron poisoning
Yellow Dock root and Goldenrod herb
Describe how you would prepare a simple alcohol tincture
Alcohol tinctures are solution of non-volatile or partially volatile herbal substances , in liquids other than simple water, glycerin or eter. Alcohol is used as the main menstruum in preparing tinctures.
Cut or pound 10z of herbs, place in a bottle, pour in 10oz of alcohol, cork tightly. Keep it in room temperature for 7 days. Shake bottle frequently, after 7 days strain it and express as much liquid form the herbs as is possible. Add 4 or more oz of alcohol, use funnel and paper coffee filters for filtering the tincture.