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Day 7: Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga. This is the first novel to introduce me to African Postcolonial literature. Dangarembga is the first African women to publish a novel in English, and her voice is clear and fresh in this book. I wrote my thesis partially on this book and frequently recommend it to others as a great introduction to Postcolonial African fiction.

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Evening primrose oil (EPO) is primarily used to treat skin conditions. It helps alleviate itchiness caused by dermatitis & eczema. The oil, gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), is an omega-6 essential fatty acid that is hard to come by in the diet. The brain is prompted by GLA to make a specific kind of prostaglandin which can work to prevent alcohol withdrawal symptoms, seizures & depression by indirectly protecting the nervous system & the liver. Using EPO daily can help lower BP & cholesterol…

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Amazing Benefits of Aromatherapy Oils

The peppermint essential oil is very beneficial in aromatherapy. It is used in conjunction with headaches, clarity of mind, bronchitis, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, irregular periods, nervous conditions and for reducing nausea and bloating.

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Blue vervain is a natural tranquilizer and is helpful in all nervous conditions and can be a sleep aid. It can also act as a decongestant during colds and a cup of warm tea taken throughout the cold is very beneficial. It also is a vermifuge espicially for intestinal worms. The tea is made from... - See more at: http://www.top1000naturalremedies.com/2014/09/blue-vervain/

Pink Mangano - "The Stone of Amplification" - Useful in multi-directional energy distribution healing & can be used in spell work to amplify the spell. It is said to “double the power”. This is a soft stone of forgiveness that brings unconditional love. It is used to: release fear and grief from the past that is trapping you, assist in developing self-worth and self-acceptance, heal nervous conditions, lift tension and anxiety, prevent nightmares, and its loving energy dissolves resistance.

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