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Voices of Herbalists in Africa, Medicinal African Bush Tea Recipe

Voices of Herbalists in Africa, Medicinal African Bush Tea Recipe

Ancient Knowledge Herbalism is one of the main methods used to treat various illnesses in traditional African medicine.

Medicinal African Bush Tea Recipe
Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture
9-30-2017


The continent of Africa has a wealth of indigenous herbs and plants such as African bush tea used for herbal treatments.
Therapeutic African Bush Tea
African Recipes by African Gourmet

Therapeutic bush tea has a bitter flavor and is used for medicinal purposes to treat stomach problems.

Prep time: 5 min Cook time: 5 min Total time: 10 min

Ingredients:


Desired amount of Rooibos (pronounced roy-bose) bush tea leaves Boiling water Honey or sugar optional

Directions:

When making herbal African bush tea use a tea strainer. The tea strainer eliminates the need to strain off leaves later. 

Add your desired amount of bush tea leaves to a tea strainer or teapot. 

Cover with boiling water a let steep for 2-5 minutes…

6 Reasons To Fear The Female Species in Africa

Aedes mosquito, the female of the species is more deadly than the male

Deadly Female Insects Just how deadly is the deadliest insect in the world? Of all disease-transmitting insects, the mosquito is the greatest menace, spreading malaria, dengue and yellow fever, which together are responsible for several million deaths and hundreds of millions of cases every year.

The female Aedes aegypti mosquito is one of the deadliest animals in the world causing major diseases such as the West Nile Virus, Malaria, Yellow Fever, Chikungunya, Zika and Dengue.
Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture
9-29-2017


Despite the emergence of some 29 new diseases in the last 20 years, there is still a lack of national and international political will and resources to develop and support the systems necessary to detect them and stop their spread. Without doubt, diseases as yet unknown but with the potential to be the malaria of tomorrow, lurk in the shadows.
Deadly Female Insects, Six Rea…

Whole Nother Level of Understanding African Proverbs

Whole Nother Level of Understanding African Proverbs

Hard to understand People say they want to read you, to understand you, to see a side of you no one else gets to see; but they never do because you're on a whole nother level of understanding. And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music
Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture
9-28-2017


The reason that you can sometimes be hard to understand is that we are all unique creatures.


Whole Nother Level of Understanding African Proverbs We are not all the same and that is a good thing. Uniqueness, is self-evident, when you are different from everything else, your uniqueness obliterates all other cookie cutter personalities around you. Many people are bullied or harassed in life because of their uniqueness. The leader is always different, always first, always first place in the world of status quo panicky people and this makes them stand out because they are putting …

Best Traditional African Herbal Medicines for People Living With HIV AIDS

Best Traditional African Herbal Medicines for People Living With HIV AIDS

Herbs can improve digestion, stimulate appetite, preserve foods. Traditional African herbal medicines may help to treat many of the symptoms of opportunistic infections that are part of HIV AIDS. Best Traditional African Herbal Medicines for People Living With HIV AIDS
Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture
9-27-2017


A list of herbs and the beneficial effects by people living with HIV AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa are given in the table below.

HIV AIDS is not a traditional African illness and so far, there is no hard evidence to believe that traditional African medicines can treat HIV and cure AIDS. The effects may not be the same for all people. People can try these herbs and spices in moderation and decide for themselves whether they are helpful.
Remember that all herbs should be used in moderate amounts. Exceeding these amounts may cause problems and have a toxic effect; moreover, the func…

Brief History of Lesotho Seven Military Coups Since 1991

Lesotho political crisis of Military coups in History

Lesotho military coups Since 1991, the African kingdom of Lesotho has been in political crisis withstanding seven military coups. Lesotho seven military coups from 1991-2017
Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture
9-26-2017


Military coups in Lesotho History.


January 15, 1986, General Justin Lekhanya, the Head of the Lesotho Army, ousted Lesotho Prime Minister Chief Leabua Jonathan in a military coup. Jonathan had been prime minister since 1966 and gained executive political control over Lesotho when the king's power was limited in 1970. Sixty members of the African National Congress (ANC) were deported from Lesotho to Zambia after the coup.

February 1990, a power struggle had developed between Lekhanya and King Moshoeshoe II and the king was forced to go into exile in the United Kingdom.

In April 1991, Lekhanya was removed from power in a military coup led by Colonel Elias Tutsoane Ramaema. Ramaema announ…

Lies the Maiden Told African Folktale

Lies and Damn Lies the Maiden Told African Folktale

True friends never lie If a friend can't trust you, if someone doesn't trust you, that means they are truly untrustworthy.
Lies the Maiden Told African Folktale Explore and Understand Africa Through Her Food and Culture
9-25-2017

What's it like to be friends with someone you know you can't trust?


Five maidens one day took their baskets and went to the river to fish. One of their numbers caught many fishes, while the other four caught none at all. And they said to their more fortunate friend: "Let us have a few of your fishes; you have so many, and we have none at all."

"No!" said she, "what I have caught I keep for myself.

And they all started for home.

They had gone quite a distance when the maiden who had caught the many fishes discovered, that she had lost her arm-ring charm.

And she asked her companions to go along back with her and help her find it.
"No!" said they. "Ask …



African proverb friendship quote to live by

<br><br>African proverb friendship quote to live by
Peace and love to your mind body and soul today