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Other Names: Apple, Wild Apple, Fruit of the Gods, Fruit of the Underworld, Silver Branch, Silver Bough, Tree of Love, Malus Domestica.
Traditional Usages: Cooking, Juice, Ciders, Vinegar, Stomach Ache, Heart Disease, Colds, Depression, Constipation, Inflammations of the Breast and Lungs, Clean the Liver, Tone the Gums, Acid Reflux, Gout, Sleeplessness, Roasted Apples for Asthma, Cooked for Sore Throat and Eye Problems
Resources: Worldwide
Parts Used: Fruit, Bark

Apples – Natural remedy for Amnesia: Apples are effective in treating amnesia as they contain Vitamin B1, phosphorus and potassium which help prevent damage to nerve cells. An apple a day is good for amnesia.

Apples - Natural remedy for Anorexia: An apple a day is good for anorexia

Apples - Natural remedy for Angina:  The heart responds to apples and the fruit is said to help in treating angina. From drinking apple juice to fresh apple preserves – there are plenty of ways to incorporate apples into your diet.

Apples - Natural remedy for Asthma: Apples help in boosting the function of the lungs in people who suffer from asthma, eat two apples daily.

Apples - Natural remedy for Dandruff:  Mix 2 tablespoons of apple juice and water. Apply directly to the scalp. Apples contain enzymes that remove dead skin cells that cause scalp flakes. Leave this remedy on the scalp 2 to 3 minutes before washing your hair as usual.

Apples - Natural remedy for Dehydration:  Stew one apple with a good pinch of nutmeg and 1 teaspoonful sugar and eat it.

Apples - Natural remedy for Diarrhea:  Bake an apple and add some salt. Eat three times a day.

Apple - Natural remedy for Fatigue: If you are suffering from mental fatigue, try this. Wash an apple, cut it into small pieces, leaving the peel on and place the pieces in a bowl. Pour 2 cups of boiling water over the apple and let it steep for an hour. Then add 1 tablespoon of honey. Drink the apple/honey water and eat the pieces of apple.

Apples – Natural remedy for Hearing Loss: Eat an apple a day as it is rich in potassium, manganese, zinc and magnesium. Being deficient in one of these can cause deafness.

Apples – Natural remedy for Poisoning, Food: Eat as much stewed apple as possible and as often as you like. It soothes the lining of the stomach.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal medications


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