Category: Food

The Ice-Cream Van. The Legends.

With Summer’s lingering heat still tempering the Aussie Landscapes… Shiro and daughter… go stalking their quarry. The… ICE-CREAM VAN… that tempts with chimes and jingles throughout the neighborhood… but stops rarely therein. A hunger for Gelati emerges… as the chase goes to Social Media in an effort to assuage this burning hunger it seems indeed. GELATI… GELATO. Our World LEGENDS. Iced… hot as.?. Will Shiro… get cooled and soothed after all or just get the chills.?. Herein.

 

…NOT THE ACTUAL ICE-CREAM VAN… Shiro + co.,.. ARE STALKING… A LOOK-A-LIKE THAT IS… WELL… …NOT REALLY… BUT YOU GET THE CONEY IDEA.?.

 

…TIS… STALKIN’ TIME IT SEEMS… TARGET TODAY… GELATI…GELATO… CAPTURE… IS IMMINENT… WE HOPE… OR BEFORE IT MELTS ANYWAYS…

 

Today… we are stalking a quarry.

My Daughter,.. i, Shiro… too.

 

The ICE-CREAM Van…

… was the target.

 

The Legends

of;

or rather,..

… An ICE-CREAM VAN in fact,.. in deed… also.

 

Online… and on the streets.

 

Also,.. NOT just any ol’ Van.

 

GELATI or GELATO… if so prefer.

HOME-MADE.

CLICK Herein TOP 18 CONDIMENTS OF THE CUPBOARD. THE SLIDE-SHOW. INTEL AND MORE.

 

…ANOTHER OF THE… NOT THE ACTUAL ICE-CREAM VAN… Shiro + co.,.. ARE STALKING… ANOTHER LOOK-A-LIKE THAT IS…

 

THAT ICE-CREAM VAN… that is indeed… sublime…

(…when one ignores the Sugars content that is…)

 

A necessity of LIFE in the Aussie Summers… and any other Season… too.

 

Ice-cream.

Our World Legend indeed.

SO MANY FLAVORS… SO MANY UNIQUE CLASSIC WEAPONS OF YORE… HEREIN. A SET OF 9. Shiro STYLE. INTEL. THE LEGENDS. BASICS. TERMS… AND MORE. A SCROLLING GALLERY.

 

Natural. Herein. The Stone. Philosophise.

When in my youth,.. the EUROPEAN born ELDERS oft created their own version.

Simply Grating ICE and smothering with a Syrup or suchlike.

 

Sweet as and sharply refreshing, esp. the zesty Lemon & Lime one.

When a certain AUNT made them… very several small pieces of Mint Leaf added.

 

 

Not sure how the Syrup was made…

… i,… was somehow kept busy trying to make my own ICED PERFECTION Version rather than LEARN this Process…work.

 

Certain Adults… added Liquor(s)… too…

… and left the Bottle… nearby.

 

This SORBET Type mix is the historical fore-runner of our Modern Ice-cream.

Known to many Civilisations and Cultures (click).

 

ICE… and/or oft SNOW… the chilly component.

 

Fruit pieces, Fruit juices and sweet syrups, Honeys the usual additions (click).

Similar to now. Sweet as.

 

SALT UNLOCKS

THE POWER OF ICE.

 

THIS HEART… FOR THE GODDESS. THE FIRST. THE PEDESTAL. INANNA. THE LEGENDS. THE SEARCH FOR HER TEMPLE… too. Shiro STYLE INDEED IT SEEMS.

 

Chemically apt that SALT… (click) is the stuff of LEGEND.

Herein… too (click).

 

Prior to Electricity… ONLY WITH SALT… could you make Ice-Cream.

 

Tis true.

So these LEGENDS say.

 

In times of Yore… only Nature made Ice Blocks.

Hence as noted above… ANCIENT ICE-CREAM… WAS…

…basically SNOW or Grated ICE… and fruit add-ins.

 

LOTSA ICE… NOT MUCH CREAM… per se.

 

SALTS… MINERAL STYLE.

 

Till SALT… came to the rescue… and table… and chef… too.

 

Salt’s Properties include varying and tweaking slightly BOTH the Boiling Point… AND FREEZING Point of Water.

This ability enabled the CHILL FACTOR of ICE to be lengthened so a milk/cream solution in a bowl immersed in such… had time to chill out indeed…before the ice melted away… and thus;

 

The Cream… is now… also ICED.

 

SALT… The HERO there.

ICE-CREAM added to our Menu and when Electricity mass availed… mass produced… also.

 

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CHAKA SALT LAKE, WULAN COUNTY, QINGHAI PROVINCE, CHINA.

 

A SALT LAKE… (click).

茶卡盐湖

 

The QAIDAM BASIN and surrounds that are home to the SALT LAKE CHAKA… are also a SILK ROAD Site of Importance of Yore… with a History of some 3,000 years of usage. The Trade goods and basic necessities that traversed these ANCIENT ROADS have long included such as SALT.

The CHAKA Salt Lake is approx. over 5 mtrs. thick/deep and can cover a flatland of approx. 9 kilometres in length and some 15 k’s width.

 

It ‘ fills out ‘ when the seasonal conditions appropriate and markedly ‘ shrinks ‘ when not (click).

Estimate of 75+ years natural crystalline Salt Stock accrued allows for production and export of hundreds of tons.

 

Tours and sight-seeing permitted,.. weather permitting of course… too.

 

Salt Sculptures by Locals and Workers may also oft litter the landscape…

…though these all too oft simply melt back into the Lake with the next rains.

 

…SALT… of the Earth indeed.

 

THE ICE-CREAM VAN…

…THAT IS NOT.

THE LEGEND.

 

ON THE LOOKOUT FOR… LEGENDARY WEAPONS OF YORE.?. A SET. HEREIN. CLICK FOR TWELVE OF THE BEST.

 

The Tales of this sweet as Dessert tell this.

The first Ice-cream Van… was a Bike,.. well;

 

… Trike…actually.

In the mid 1920’s (click).

 

Not a Van… at all.

Till in the late 1950’s (click).

 

Before that… both Horse and Hand Drawn Carts… as well.

 

Indeed,.. in deed and in fact… too.

So the LEGENDS say…

whilst Shiro says,.. i, scream.?.

 

THE VAN… is coming.!?. or going.?.

 

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The… VAN… chimes seem fainter…

GELATI…GELATO… Where-fore art thou.?.

… GONE THAT WAY… it seems indeed,.. in deed and in fact… too.

 

Time to go.

 

More,.. I SCREAM… ABOUT ICE-CREAM…

…VAN Stalking… on the Way.

That Way.

 

A cool Summer Way indeed.

Take Care. Be well.

 

Ice-cream.

The Flavors.

Legends ALL.

Our World Legends.

Be One.

 

Enjoy yours. Be… cool…

OUTSIDE IS OFT A PLACE FOR ICE CREAM… ANY PLACE ACTUALLY… CLICK AWAYS TO SEE IN THE NEW CHINESE YEAR, samurai and ninja quotes of inspiration AND PET PROTECTORS AND MORE… too.

 

… no matter your approach to the essence of the matter.

 

…ARE YOU A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH… OR RARE.?. MINING. THE LEGENDS. SOUTH AFRICA. THE CORPORATION. THE MONOPOLY. THE PEEPS.

Cool indeed.

Every kid… should chase that VAN.

Every kid Dreams of… catching it… too.

I,.. Shiro did… several times… (…the dream… not the actual catching thereof…).

 

I Dream of Ninja… also.

 

Do you… have a Dream.?.

 

Then sure as,.. Shiro sayeth;..

…chase that…

 

…to LIFE as well.

 

 

Till Next…

 

 

Cupboard Condiments. G–Z. Top 9.

Shinobi of Times and Places gone by,.. had no PHARMACY or DRUG-STORE. Except for that of NATURE. THE CUPBOARD CONDIMENTS…they used were naturally full of vitamins, minerals and so forth. From Mountainous Regions or the Green Fields. And in your CUPBOARD Shiro.?. This is G–Z. TOP 9 indeed.

 

ARTICLE… over two posts.

 

A–G… TOP 9 Therein (click).

G–Z… TOP 9 Herein.

 

MT. TANIGAWA… of JAPAN. photocredit/thanks:wiki

 

A KUNOICHI OF NATURE… HEREIN INDEED. CLICK THE SCENE TO RELIVE THE LEGENDS OF ROCKnROLL ORIGINS INDEED. A DEVIL OF A DEAL IT SEEMS…

 

THE

CUPBOARD CONDIMENTS…

G–Z

TOP 9…

THE CONDIMENTS…

OF THE CUPBOARD.

 

Without further ado… and in no particular order…

 

‘cept for basic alphabetical arrangement…

The 9 on Top herein,.. of those indeed, of

G–Z.

 

 

  • GARLIC

 

  • HERBAL TEAs

 

  • HONEY

 

  • MINERAL COLLOIDs

 

  • MOLASSES

 

  • OUR SUN

 

  • PURPLE CONEFLOWER

 

  • WORMWOOD

 

  • YOUR MIND

 

 

 

THE TOP NINE.

G–Z.

 

NO. 1

  • GARLIC

 

The edible of this family of plants/herbs…(click)

ALLIUM SATIVUM;

should be used by you and your family… too. Oft.

 

Tis one of the top Immune and General Health Herbs of Goodness (click).

An all-round detoxicant,

anti-infective/bacterial/cancer/viral/fungal… and flavor enhancer.

 

GARLIC SALTS… MIXED AND MADE simply. Simply CLICK HEREIN FOR A RECIPE INDEED.

 

As with the other Herbs and Spices,.. can be used in many forms.

Raw, roasted, fermented, oils, vinegars, salts and so forth (click).

 

A top Shiro Winter Tip is to peel and pop a mid sized CLOVE OF GARLIC into the mouth… like a lolly… just leave tucked away for some… 27mins+… then spit out into compost/bin;

or leave discreetly in a place as a germ killer for the area…

throw away/compost when all dried up.

Job done.

 

GARLIC’s FLAVOR and STRENGTH CAN BE MELLOWED Through ROASTING… AND/OR BY ADDING IN OTHERS with same,.. ALSO PARSLEY AND MOUTH FRESH HERBS… WON’T HURT EITHER.!.

 

Large number of variety types containing varying amounts of Vitamins, Minerals, Elements and other nutritious nutrients.

High amounts of such as  Vit C, Potassium, Sulphur, Allicin and Selenium.

The smell… can clear the nose… and room.

 

Science too has searched the humble clove… and found much of interest therein (click).

Tumor cell killer, osteoarthritis supplement, antibiotic, post-surgical care and treatment and more so on and so forth.

The Garlic list of LEGENDARY uses,.. goes on indeed.

 

GARLIC AND ONION… A DYNAMIC ANTI-… LOTSA BADDIES Indeed.

 

 

NO. 2

  • HERBAL TEAs

 

Herbs have been used as teas… from day one probably.

The effects of such,.. wholly dependent on ingredient(s) used.

 

Any number of combinations will enable a oft large variety of Vitamins, Minerals, amino acids, fats, micro-nutrients and so forth. Limited only by allergy, imagination and garden.

A Winter tip is to add the likes of Lemon, Chilli, Garlic, All-spice and Honey. Drink warm.

A Summer tip is to ICE the tea.

 

Photo below CLICK links to several appropriate recipes.

 

…HAVE A NEED FOR TEA OF ICE.?. Press a CLICK HEREIN FOR SOME COOL IDEAS INDEED it seems.

 

Health Benefits are subtle and long-term,

though immediate relief can be obtained with the correct choices and availability.

Additional Hydration influences.

 

Ideal for stomach and digestive dis-eases, nerve relaxant and energy relief/boost.

Easy absorption means readily available for the needs.

 

TEA MIX… KOMBUCHA BASE.

 

The use of HERBS within MAN/WOMAN-KIND is probably best told with the LEGENDS within the Halls of SCIENCE.

The ITALIAN ALPS,.. September in 1991, was the scene for a discovery of a body within a glacier (click). Upon investigation… it was discovered this body had lain there for quite some years… some… 5,000+ years… naturally mummified and frozen preserved.

OTZI THE ICEMAN… became his nomen… his name too it seems (click).

Classified as prehistoric, wearing and carrying articles of skin and fur, multi-weaponed; bow, arrows, knife and ax. Carried too in his  lunch-pack, a balance of a diet… deer meat and prunes…

his previous meal btw… was goat and grains.

 

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Two clumps of a cork like substance and a small bag.

These turned out to be…

Piptoporus betulinus (click) and Fomes fomentarius (click).

 

Both can be used as FIRE-STARTERS and HERBAL TREATMENTS.

Some 5,000 years ago… portable pills and warmers.

 

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For those interested in home TEAS DIY… KOMBUCHA may be the way of interest. The growing of the MOTHER/ESSENCE/BIOFIELD of this Herbal Tea Brew can be as uplifting as in the Garden. A Living being of the Tea Plant kind it seems.

Kombucha has many of the Plant World’s effects.

High in a variety of nutrients though not a specific.

 

PLEASE NOTE: THE REFS + LEGENDS… ALL SUCH BREWING MUST ADHERE TO PROCEDURE AND SAFETY/HYGIENE CONSIDERATIONS TO ASSURE QUALITY (click).

 

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Many online mixes MAY be processed too quickly or with lil’ care or concern for the proper handling of such. This will result in a product of no effect or even a negative one.

The Liver, for example can utilise components of a good brew… (click) a bad one will indeed cause dis-ease.

 

 

 

CLICK TWEEN for the LEGENDARY TASTE OF… PULP FICTION.

NO. 3

  • HONEY

 

Honey is a substance found in many LEGENDS.

Of yore, modern, Science, Agriculture and other Societal facets.

Oft referred to as a ” nectar of the Gods ” type (click).

 

There is lil’ better to soothe a thirsty hunger after NATURE Walks and so on,

than ample fresh water and Honey-Comb as a treat.

Chock full of sweet goodies including many enzymes, amino acids, minerals and vitamins.

 

 

A range of VITAMINS inherent including B/C/D/E.

HONEY oft contains traces of calcium, copper, iodine, iron, magnesium, potassium, sodium, sulfur and zinc.

 

Amounts etc vary per batch.

This can in turn,..

be dependent on the Hives food, region, environ and weather etc (click).

 

A very long HISTORY of usage within ALL groups, times and peeps etc.

As with many of the other CUPBOARD CONDIMENTS,

the uses only limited by imagination and innovation.

 

 

 

Types too are varied,.. with some interesting Hallucinogenic MIND effects noted too (click).

These have been documented in other Cultures and times as even being used as a WEAPON FORM (click).

 

Tripping up… tripped out SOLDIERS it seems, in deed.

Indeed and in fact too.

 

Our World Legends HONEY OF HALLUCINOGEN BEING HIVED. photocredit/thanks:doovi

 

CHEM IN or ON YOUR MIND… CLICK HERE, CHEMICALLY, ALCHEMICALLY Our World LEGENDS RETOLD TOO. photocredit/thanks:reddit

 

PRICE PAID… FOR MIND CONTROL HONEY. photocredit/thanks:didyouknow

 

The Honey-Comb outer is a Beeswax type compound which contains also,..

such as long-chain Fatty Acids, nutritious nutrients therein.

Treatments and so forth with HONEY include cholesterol balancing, skin repair, organ support and repair, allergy fighter, infections and wounds (click). A non-fattening ( …when not gorged on etc) sweetening product of NATURE… bees too.

 

The properties and actions of HONEY can be easily… enhanced.

Add a …herbal handful… let mature… consume/use.

 

Bees are a necessary part of the EARTH’s Bio/eco-systems. Our actions of chemically overdosing and other such un-natural systems of applications to many of the bee feeding plants,.. is taking it’s toll.

 

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The Herbal enhancement ability is possessed by several of the CUPBOARD CONDIMENTS,

with just a lil prep and experimentation involved.

 

Discussed below is an oft controversial herb.

 

 

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Though Mainstream Medicine and Mass Media both,

tend to overlook certain research,..(click)

there has been much in SCIENCE to back up Medicinal claims (click)

for Herbs such as Cannabis Sativa… Marijuana (click).

 

The propensity of some Authorities to manipulate Laws to suit other Agendas, as well as the total ignorance of History has earmarked this humble herb GREEN to some nether-world of propaganda and misinfo (click).

A WAR ON DRUGS usually referred to… ‘cept… (click)

…no drugs are actually examined… (click).

 

mainly herbs and other psychoactive nutrients.

 

…INTERESTING TO NOTE…

LAST LINE OF WIKI… just prior to ‘ LEGALITY ‘ para…

… oft called a policy failure… ” … YET… it continues.

 

 

NOT ONE OF THE MANY MANY MANY HARMFUL CHEMICAL MEDICAL DRUGS DOCTORS DEAL… are mentioned at all.?.

…(click) Or dealt with in any form in regards to the REALITY of proper healing approaches (click).

 

A reality… (click) whereby a person in a white coat (click)

with a lil’ extra schooling and a piece of paper… (click)

called a PRESCRIPTION… changes… (click).

 

CHEMICALISED DRUGS… magically into… Medicine (click).

NO WAR ON THAT,.. it seems indeed.

 

 

There are also available a number of variations on the HONEY Theme.

MANUKA HONEY, PROPOLIS, ROYAL JELLY and so forth.

 

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Honey is a Sweetener…

here’s a sweet something to ponder… (click)…

 

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…see you soon… for the next.

 

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NO. 4

  • MINERAL COLLOIDS

 

The benefits of Minerals obvious. There are caveats it seems. The absorption of nutrients is oft easily hindered by many factors of one’s health and immunity at time of consumption. The levels the Body requires at any one time may too fluctuate quite dramatically.

 

The Women KIND…

also have the extra IRON and Blood oxygenation issue associated with  ?

? MENstruation to take into condsideration.

 

It appears,.. akin to the WATER-soluble VITAMIN issue… (click) whereby too high levels ingested at one time… do… lil’ for your health etc… cos the excess… is definitely then considered a waste product… and… pithed out etc.

However also… also…

 

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Science is well aware of the continual need for such as an ongoing part of one’s Diet…

 

 

To maintain general good levels… eat and do… general good things.

Mineral and Vitamins are needed ALL over… but do not over-do. They acts as anti-oxidants and detoxicants aiding in such as the Blood oxygenation process. Taking the wrong type… can indeed make one feel… blue.

 

 

When subject to dis-ease where Minerals help… help yourself,..

to the Mineral most appropriate (click).

 

Get Medical/Health… advice, if you don’t know what that be.

 

PLEASE NOTE,.. when reading through these LEGENDS… a lil’ goes long etc etc… is oft a repeated caution. NEVER TAKE UNKNOWN AMOUNTS AND INGREDIENTS ETC… NO MATTER HOW MANY TIMES YOU GET TOLD TO BY YOUR MATES…

GET… AND TAKE PROPER ADVICE…

 

ALLERGIES, CONTRAINDICATIONS AND IATROCIDE ARE ALL POSSIBLE…

SIDE EFFECTS OF SUCH.

 

NO. 5

  • MOLASSES

 

Unsulphured blackstrap MOLASSES.

 

Sticky and dark, this condiment packs a solid punch.

Chock full of micro-nutrients, Minerals, Vitamins and sweet as too (click).

A by-product of Sugar Cane processing using heat to concentrate the mixture gained. This ensures the packing of nutrients in the resultant.

 

The name btw… is derived from the Latin and Portuguese,..

…for HONEY… (mel/melaco/mellis/mellaceum) which we met earlier herein (click).

 

The B Vitamins, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and Zinc become bio-available in an easy to use form.

Can be added to such as Tonics and Teas and it’s strong yet unique flavor ensures a lil’ goes a long way (click).

A useful addition for such supplementation into one’s Dietary needs and requirements.

 

Can aid/support any/all such deficiencies.

 

 

Supports Nerve System, the Heart, Wound repair and many anti-oxidative processes.

Naturally low in Fats and Fiber.

 

A LEGENDARY classic condiment indeed.

 

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NO. 6

  • OUR SUN

 

The benefits of OUR SUN are well known within the LEGENDS of Science and Health (click).

A Vit. D POWERHOUSE it seems indeed… from NATURE’s Cupboard.

Necessary… for us to be here… as with Food, Water, Air, Shelter etc.

 

A building-block of LIFE.

 

As with many of the other mentioned Condiments… BALANCE is a necessity (click).

 

A 2012 Science study compilation can be found in the Vol.4 Issue 2 of DERMATO-ENDOCRINOLOGY (click), which highlights uses and benefits other than the typical VIT D exposure.

  • Mood Enhancement vis Endorphin releases.
  • Skin dis-eases Treatment.
  • Pineal Gland Regulation.
  • Tuberculosis Treatment.
  • Body Odor elimination.
  • Biorhythms synchronised.
  • Melanoma Protection and decreasant.
  • MS Protection and suppression.
  • Forms NITRIC OXIDE = Skin Protectant.
  • Wound Healing Support.
  • Anti-Cancer properties (… when correctly used).
  • Basic Soothing and Pain relief.
  • Jaundice treatment and preventative.
  • SAD Treatment and Support.
  • Lymphoma Treatment and Support.
  • Body Temp. Regulator.

 

As Shiro… the student of NINPO… I cannot but stress this enough.

OUR SUN IS ALL GOOD… with ONE CAVEAT.

 

THE SUN’s POWER IS STRONG.

STRONGER THAN YOU AND I… BOTH… ALL OF US EVEN.

 

RESPECT IT… OR GET BURNED.

YOUR CHOICE.

 

 

In an effort to ensure this… Shiro recommends exposure be limited to indirect = DO NOT STARE AT IT FOR FRICK’s SAKE… YOUR SAKE TOO INDEED.

 

IT HAS POWER…

ENOUGH FOR ALL…

NOT…

 

ALL FOR YOU…OK.?.

 

Shiro for example has a rough guide of 1/2 hr (27 mins actually)… whenever  OUR SUN be out per se.

The MIN. and MAX. = 27 mins.

 

Exposing feet, midriff AND eyes…

NO SOCKS, NO LOTIONS, NO GLASSES…

…NO NO NO… NONE.

 

 

JUST… YOU AND OUR SUN.

For approx. half an hour each and every day… at least once per… will give benefit.

 

See how you respond…

…or need more etc dependent on Body condition and requirements. Add another exposure… DO NOT ADD TIME to the one… after approx. 45mins… most peeps… WILL BURN or start possibly negative reactions.

ONLY 1/2 hr per time,.. GOT IT.?.

 

 

 

 

ECHINACEA PURPUREA… THE PURPLE CONEFLOWER.

 

NO. 7

  • PURPLE CONEFLOWER

 

A LEGEND among Herbs… at least to Shiro anyway (click).

 

The name is taken from the Greek…

for it’s Spiny bits… like the Hedgehog/Sea Urchin etc.

From ECHINOS (click).

 

 

A herbaceous perennial mainly found in the east of Northern Americas.

Very tolerant of poor soil,.. dry and humid areas too (click).

The plant Roots take several years to mature, the flower seasonal.

An attractant to Birds and Butterflies as well.

 

BE AWARE…

…ALLERGIES SUCH AS TO OTHER FLOWERS MAY BE PRESENT HEREIN (click).

 

The LEGENDS indicate a long History of usage within the so called NATIVE RED AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURE where it was used as a Health Aid/Support and Cold type remedy (click).

 

The NAVAJO,.. for example;

…consider this Plant as one of LIFE’s SACRED MEDICINES.

 

 

This Plant as a general Remedy and Health supportant became such that it was used…

 

…for more ailments than any other plant…

…within these Indian LEGENDS and Health Systems (click).

 

Supporting, aiding and healing many different dis-eases.

Another POWERHOUSE of NATURE.

 

The Indian Warriors carried stockpiles of the ROOT…

…esp. during Night Work/Walks as a general stimulant and tonic.

 

 

 

Echinacea has anti-biotic/bacterial properties.

Protectant and Immune stimulant.

Contains varying degrees/amounts of Vitamins and Minerals (click).

 

In particular,.. Vit C, chromium, iron, manganese, niacin, riboflavin, selenium and volatile oils etc.

Useful… inside and outside the Body.

 

A LEGEND indeed.

 

 

NO. 8

  • WORMWOOD

 

The name… says it ALL per se.

This Herb though… comes with a WARNING.

Tis… unforgiving.

 

 

 

Tis Herb… used INCORRECTLY AND POTENSISED…

 

…CAN KILL… A WARNING.

 

 

When such Bodily functions have failed to remove the Insect/parasite(s) such as the Worms (…of…ring/tube/intestinal/thread etc etc)… a time for WORMWOOD indeed.

Worm controller and eliminator extraordinaire…

 

in the RIGHT DOSAGE(s).

 

Vis; MEDICAL RECORD, VOLUME 70, Oct. 13, 1906

France as a nation has become so roused to the danger of alcohol and the essences, especially absinthe, which are in such common use in that country, that on December 29, 1900, the French government requested the Academy of Medicine to determine the comparative toxicity of the various alcoholic beverages in use with a view to proscribing the ones most dangerous to health. After an investigation it was suggested by one of the committee that absinthe alone be put into the forbidden list.

 

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Absinthe… is WORMWOOD ESSENCE extracted via ALCOHOL DISTILLATION. An intense alcoholic apertif/tonic results… if the WORMWOOD ESSENCE is too strong etc… YOU WILL PROBABLY ACQUIRE ACUTE ALCOHOL POISONING… AND DEATH TOO IT SEEMS POSSIBLE.

 

BE WARNED… AWARE TOO.

Tis… unforgiving.

Tis a very strong Herb per se… lil’ goes long etc.

 

 

Combined with very crushed GARLIC, BAKING SODA and COCONUT MILK (click)… a Worming Tonic is made.

No parasitic survivors it seems…

…it’s actions may also reduce sweaty feet.

 

For those with an interest…

…a plain HERBAL TEA INFUSION with lil’ Lemon Juice-

…taken Daily and regularly during a SHORT TREATMENT PHASE…

…can also aid in Libido Balancing for the Males of Our Species.

 

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Science nomen is ARTEMISIA ( species usually absinthium/pontica ) (click).

 

Contains Thujones (volatile oils), anti-parasitic/malarial/infective actions, sedatory properties though uterine stimulant also as well as pain/nervous-relief.

Anti-inflammatory use as a Liniment type.

 

PROLONGED USE… IS… NO NO NO.

GOT IT.?.

NO NO NO.

 

GET THE WORMS/Whatever OUT…

…THEN YOU GET OUT and OFF TREATMENT…

…UNLESS FURTHER MEDICAL ADVICE SAYS OTHERWISE.

This Condiment… A WARNING.

 

 

 

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“… We have learned that the body possesses a complex machinery of checks and balances. These are remarkably effective in adjusting ourselves to virtually anything that can happen to us in life. But often this machinery does not work perfectly…” …HANS SELYE

 

NO. 9

  • YOUR MIND

Whether… Inside or Outside the CUPBOARD.!.

 

This ONE… is a Duo in fact.

YOUR MIND…

…+ THE HUMAN TOUCH.

 

” The distinctive human problem from time immemorial has been the need to spiritualize human life, to lift it on to a special immortal plane, beyond the cycles of life and death that characterize all of the organisms…” …ERNEST BECKER.

 

 

These are both Controller and your Assist Crew per se.

YOUR MIND + THE HUMAN TOUCH.

 

In… General Health and Immune Repair and Support (click).

YOU, YOUR MIND,.. AND BODY MATTER…  do MATTER.

 

YOU… are the awesome Total of…

MIND, BRAIN, CELLS, THOUGHTS, ACTIONS, INTERACTIONS-ENVIRON, SOCIAL and so on.

 

Keep in MIND… The IMMUNE SYSTEM…

is an Identifier (…of anything not itself per se…) AND a Protector AND a Combatant…

and subject also to…

…BODY CYCLES.

 

Dise-ease requires for example,.. extra sleep for rest and recover… extra foods or fluids to aid/support etc.

 

Keep in MIND too, there could be ALSO OR PRIMARILY… ENVIRON FACTORS at work here- lungful of diesel smoke of a old truck passing by earlier or yesterday… too much computer time and electrical field exposure… partner stress situations… smoking more… a chemical cleanser used previously and so forth.

All these are further reasons to get advice of some nature.

 

 

MIND + TOUCH…TOUCH + MIND.

Basically and simply in metaphors;

 

MIND… = PHYSICIAN… HEAL THYSELF.

TOUCH = TWO HEADS BETTER THAN ONE.

 

” As it is not proper to cure the eyes without the head, nor the head without the body, so neither is it proper to cure the body without the soul…” …SOCRATES.

 

Unless absolutely necessary… SELF-DIAGNOSIS… is not necessary or always a good thing.!. YOUR EGO… MAY HIDE/COVER/IGNORE/MISS SYMPTOMS ETC.. THUS a NEED for…hopefully expert OTHER MEDICAL ADVICE… TWO HEADS BETTER THAN ONE THEREIN.

 

 

FOR A WIDE RANGE OF DIS-EASE AND SYMPTOMS… AS WELL AS THE REASSURANCE OF THE HUMAN TOUCH… AN APPROPRIATE MASSAGE… IS THE WAY TO GO INDEED.

 

The MIND… like the Body… Circles and Cycles.

 

The WAY YOU ” REACT ” to such as Dis-ease… (click)

…can Help overcome… or not it seems.

 

This is in the sense and similar to HOW YOU REACT

…TO WHATEVER ELSE WITHIN YOUR LIFE.

 

 

This REACTION of emotions/thoughts/actions is indeed the Link ‘tween MIND + BODY HEALTH STATES thereof.

Ideally and in general Terms… LET MIND AND BODY REACT

 

…TO REGAIN BALANCE…

 

…TO EASE… DIS-EASE.

 

 

In general Terms… if you react heatedly… try the chill way.

In general Terms… if you react neutrally… pick either to suit.

In general Terms… if you be cool as ice… try a hot way.

 

” The imagination should not be regarded as a panacea for all that ails the human species… unless of course, we choose to believe there are no limits to consciousness and it’s inherent ability… “

Dr. JEANNE ACHTERBERG

 

The Caring Touch.

Yes… as with YOUR MIND… the HUMAN TOUCH… is a/the subtle connection… a subtle ENERGY if thought of in Terms of Science and Frequency. E.g. NOT SPECIFIC… JUST ALL ROUND AID/ASSIST.

The touch of a Carer that alleviates discomfort during Treatment… is a Joy… for the Patient anyway.

 

 

With two motorcycle mishaps,.. there were many…

…things bent out of place within i, Shiro.

Pain was/is a Constant.

 

Joy… is what i feel when this is relieved now.

Simple unabashed JOY… and thanks too…

…but mostly… JOY.

 

” Life without the challenges which induce the stress responses would be- no life at all. ”

…KENNETH PELLETIER.

 

…a Life… without Dreams… same perhaps… Shiro sayeth.

 

 

” …To ward off disease or recover health, man as a rule finds it easier to depend on healers than to attempt the more difficult task of living wisely…” …RENE DUBOIS

 

 

(Video Link)

 

WITH AND WITHIN DIS-EASE…

USE MIND + TOUCH, REST, RECOVER, HEAL AND BALANCE… DIS-EASE…

TILL EASED.

 

A MIND…

A GREEN THUMB… KNEES TOO.

 

Reflecting also,..

…on Our World LEGENDS,..

the previously mentioned OTZI THE ICEMAN and his HERBS of choice…

 

WHICH TWO ONLY… IN THE MODERN…

…WOULD Shiro TAKE.?.

 

…GARLIC… + ECHINACEA… perhaps.?.

 

… and YOU.?.

 

 

Till next…

 

Cupboard Condiments. A–G. Top 9.

Shinobi of yore had no PHARMACY or DRUG-STORE.’Cept for NATURE and the great out-doors, that is.THE CUPBOARD CONDIMENTS…they utilised were full of vitamins, minerals and various specific isolates. Gained galore from the mounts and oft green rolling fields of Ancient JAPAN. And in your CUPBOARD.?. Shiro was asked…What might there be.?. This is A–G. TOP 9 indeed.

 

 

 

ARTICLE… over two posts.

 

A–G… TOP 9 Herein.

G–Z… TOP 9 Therein (click).

 

 

 

 

Shinobi of yore had no PHARMACY or DRUG-STORE.

‘Cept for NATURE and the great out-doors, that is.

 

THE

 CUPBOARD CONDIMENTS

they utilised were full of vitamins, minerals and various specific isolates.

Gained galore from the mounts and oft green rolling fields of Ancient JAPAN (click).

 

And in your CUPBOARD.?.

 

Shiro was asked…

What might there be.?.

 

 A–G

 TOP 9

THE CONDIMENTS…

OF THE CUPBOARD.

Shiro Style.

 

Current technology allows the LONG-TERM storing of HERBS, SPICES, VITAMINS + MINERALS,.. MEDICINES too.

These are some of the CONDIMENTS of concern herein indeed.

 

The CONDIMENTS in Shiro’s CUPBOARD are those more specifically… that are

NOT VERY SPECIFIC… at all.

 

These are more in line, and intended indeed,.. and in fact too…

for the lil’ emergencies, accidents, actions and incidents of concern-

-that happen in and around… YOU.

 

HANDY too… for the many unusual times you just run out of.?.

so and so.?.

 

So…

how to cope with such as these trials and tribulations then.?.

 

 

 

Without too much further ado… in no particular order…

 

‘cept for alphabetical arrangement  blah blah…

The 9 on Top herein it seems,.. of those indeed, of

A–G.

 

 

  • APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

 

  • BAKING SODA

 

  • BORON

 

  • CASTOR OIL

 

  • CHARCOAL

 

  • CHILLI

 

  • COD LIVER OIL

 

  • DANDELION

 

  • EPSOM SALTS

 

APPLES… APPLE CIDER VINEGAR.

THE TOP NINE.

A–G

 

 NO. 1

  • APPLE CIDER VINEGAR

 

Apple Cider Vinegar (…hereinafter aka = ACV…)…

is made from Nature’s Apples.

 

Not the LEGENDARY or MYTHOLOGICAL it seems,..

the ones on a FRUIT TREE… which is a TRANSPIRER in-action actually (click).

 

ONE A DAY,.. KUNOICHI… TIS WHAT THE LEGENDS SAY INDEED IT SEEMS.

 

ACV is one of those mysterious substances,that is acidic yet produces an alkaline reaction indeed. This btw is good for us, as such states are productive against many negative body state producing effects such as Cancer, Tumors and so on.

Multi-purpose ranging from foodstuff/salad dressing through to cleanser too (click).

Shiro oft puts a splash in the water intake… esp.  in the morn. The health benefits are long-term, as with most, if not all the TOP 9 herein… and the other TOP 9 listing G–Z… therein (click) …avail soon.

Regular usage much more important than a big dose. ACV Contains varying amounts of many trace minerals and vitamins and other such nutritious… nutrients (click).

 

 

APPLES in the LEGENDS are many indeed.

LONG-LIFE, LOVE, POISON and more. (click) (click) (click).

 

Shiro notes here though… The APPLE oft used to ” represent ” a/the particular assets within the LEGEND… though tis not the ACTUAL OBJECT it seems. Just a ” appropriate term “… or nick-name per se.

Local terms and names for a REAL OBJECT may have been long lost…

or misunderstood.

 

 

VINEGAR is basically… sour alcohol… in theory. A substance with a long and varied history within many Cultures. Technical uses include foodstuff, medicine, preservative and corrosive actions (click).

The LEGENDARY ALCHEMISTS, for example,.. used VINEGAR to obtain a lead acetate from that metal.

Not so Legendary perhaps…

 

was the idea to then add this LEADen substance to liquids as a sweetener.

A quite non-LEAD-free Sweet Poison for peeps partaking indeed, it seems,.. was the result therein.

 

CLICK PHOTO TO JOIN Shiro IN HIS QUEST TO WALK ON WATER AND GET RESURRECTED INDEED… AND IN FACT TOO.

 

(Video Link)

 

 

 

Alcohols used are primarily: Wine, Beer and Rice types.

Certain distilled VINEGARS can be sourced… even from such vegetable matter as from WOOD.

The Japanese version termed MOKUSAKU (click).
Suitable types include Oak, Beech and Ash WOOD it appears (click).

 

As with many OIL types, Herbs and Spices can be added to the mix,.. usually at later stages. These can add such as aroma, flavor, color or a particular ingredient property to the final product.

 

 

The LEGENDS indicate too;

the ominous omni presence of various PARLIAMENTS and so forth recognising VINEGAR’s wide-spread use as a TRADE COMMODITY,.. worthy of… recognition…

 

and regulation and taxes thereof…of course it seems.

Sour ACTS,.. those perhaps indeed.

 

 

(Video Link)

 

 

 NO. 2

  • BAKING SODA

 

Another all-star in this parade, is the effervescent and evanescent;

(… though not EVANESCENCE… (click) here for those LEGENDS indeed it seems and in fact too.)

 

Kitchen fav.,..

BAKING SODA (…hereinafter aka = SODA…).

 

A major positive, as above,..is the alkaline producing state…

the change of our system’s PH,..

which Cancer Cells… love… to hate it seems indeed (click).

 

KUNOCHI.?. BURPING BELLY BUTTON… SHALL WE… SODA IN THERE.?.

 

Knocks em round, down… and dead indeed and in fact too (click).

Shiro tips some SODA in coffees, chocolate drinks, water intake,..

and lots more when the food holding area is…

grumbling along too.

 

ALL ROUND POWDERY GOODNESS… IN INDEED.

 

Sounds of acidic silence broken by balanced burps of constipated contentment indeed.

SODA is one of the cheapest yet most versatile and toxic-free substances… every household should utilise. Countless uses appear during online searches etc, covering many many facets of our lives… and livelihoods too (click).

 

BEWARE… THIS BREAD… BE RISEN INDEED IT SEEMS… SO SAYS… SODA… Shiro too.

 

Found naturally in CRYSTALLINE FORM, to which we simply and finely, GRIND and GRIND…

till it’s nought but powdery… powder (click).

Combined with an acidic substance and/or heat it will bubble up carbon dioxide,.. thus inflating. So good with rising bread tis indeed. Stable as a powder… till moistened apparently…

then gets up to… all sorts of good stuff it seems.

 

Also has odor absorption capabilities and so forth.

An all round sweet smelling good guy tis SODA,.. seems almost LEGENDARY here.

 

BORON IT SEEMS INDEED AND IN FACT.

 NO. 3

  • BORON

 

An oft forgot trace MINERAL ELEMENT, that has very positive long-term benefits for health and our immune system (click). Cancer Cells treat this with disdain… then death to that as well (click). Benefits to bone density, hormone balancing, diabetes and high cholesterol issues too.

Due to an all round goodness…

 

THOUGH BE VERY AWARE… HIGH DOSES ARE A NO-NO-NO ETC ETC.

GOT IT.?.

 

NO HIGH DOSES… EVER EVER EVER and so forth and so on…

a very lil’… is the best thing here indeed (click).

 

Use sparingly and regular… very small trace doses, only please.

 

 

 

BORON is technically a metalloid, which is a substance with both metallic and non-metallic properties. Situated next door to CARBON on the Periodic Table of SCIENCE.

The oldest known EARTH rocks contain boron (click).

Boron, in our bodies,.. is also utilised to stabilise the very important RNA Ribose (click).

 

When in it’s CRYSTALLINE state… second hardest element ( behind carbon/diamond).

 

 

CASTOR SEEDS… CRUSHED… = CASTOR OIL.

 NO. 4

  • CASTOR OIL

 

 

CASTOR OIL is another all-round health provider (click).

Trace minerals and vitamins galore that all dis-eases… love to hate.

 

Large amounts of VIT E… a natural healer.

Anti-bacterial/infective/viral/fungal to boot.

 

However,.. SCIENCE has found this good oils… underbelly indeed (click).

A toxin and nerve chemical has been isolated from this bean whilst in a un-natural state… which is not how we use it anyway.

However, again,..

low reg. doses… the go.

 

 

The naturally non-weaponised CASTOR OIL… has been found effective with such as constipation, gastro, arthritis, skin infections too (click) and many other lil’ issues indeed.

Castor oil’s plant name btw is derived from the name of the substance it replaced…

castoreum…

 

which, in turn is derived from… Beaver glands it seems (click).

 

THIS TREE BE… BEAVERED BE INDEED IT SEEMS.

 

Another of the TOP 9 that has a myriad of uses.

Soaps, lubes, dyes, plastics, perfumes and more (click).

Can safely be used topically also.

 

All of the major civilisations made use of such… in some form (click).

Historically and naturally,.. cold-pressed oil extracted from the seeds.

 

Castor encourages blood-flow circulation to affected areas,..

and then draws out and aids toxin removal too. This oil is somewhat unique in that it has the highest triglyceride-good-fats concentrations and combinations.

Goody Fatty maybe,.. health heavy-weight indeed it seems.

A good oil… the natural non-weaponised version,.. yes please.

 

OLDEN OIL PRESS.

 

 

 NO. 5

  • CHARCOAL

Burnt woody material… this be…

and it be all good too… lil’ doses indeed.

 

Another cleanser in this TOP 9 (click).

POISON ANTIDOTE, anti-flatulence and food holding areas issues and various particular blood and diet problems (click). Has also been noted as a mold toxin whilst also providing support to the adrenals, kidneys and liver (click).

Burnt well indeed it seems.

 

 

CRUSHED CHARCOAL.

As with the earlier…ACV…

using different WOODs in the manufacturing process…

manufactures… a different product.

 

CHARCOAL is best derived from similar harder woods such as Oak, Beech, Ash and so forth.

The processing drives out all the moisture, reducing weight by some 80%+ (click).

 

Tars and pitch could also be extracted without too much extra processing,..

being condensed from the smoky cloud of char.

 

Our World Legends… CENTRALIA BURNS.?. CLICK PHOTO TO SEE WITH Shiro… HOW WE SET THIS TOWN ON FIRE.

 

Modern Medicine uses CHARCOAL in a variety of methods and treatments (click). Even by the early 1900’s,.. CHARCOAL had been found to be a proper asset to the MEDICINAL ARSENAL/CABINET (click).

For example; The Medical Journal:

 

KINGS AMERICAN DISPENSATORY had this much to say… and more indeed.

Carbo ligni (wood charcoal), It acts as an absorbent (both fluids and gases) and disinfectant. Its internal employment will be found useful in those digestive derangements which are associated with offensive breath and disagreeable belchings; also to correct the fetid condition of the stools in dysentery. It is also useful in acidity of the stomach, flatulency [gas], and in the nausea and constipation attending pregnancy.
It is also very useful in internal heat and irritation of the stomach, with acidity; sick headache; diarrhoea; cholera infantum, etc. In cases of sick headache, due to gastric acidity or derangement, and which are ushered in with blurred vision, photopsia, and finally nausea and intense headache, I have found a drachm [dram] of charcoal mixed in a little syrup, to which is then added about a gill of water, and ten or twelve drops of ether, to afford prompt relief;
in very obstinate cases, the dose may require to be repeated two or three times, every twenty or thirty minutes.

In some cases charcoal may be advantageously combined with the subnitrate of bismuth as a sedative; and where a laxative action is required, rhubarb may be beneficially added to it. Bilious colic is said to have been cured by it, in doses of one drachma in two fluid ounces of burnt brandy, repeated as required.
 
Externally, it may be used in poultices to correct fetor of ulcers, arrest gangrene, etc., and is efficient in many cutaneous [skin] diseases. It absorbs foul gases generated in vaults, sewers, etc. It is also a useful haemostatic [agent to control bleeding], having arrested epitasis [nose bleeding] when subsulphate of iron had failed.”
CUPBOARD CONDIMENT…
and LEGEND in deed,.. indeed and in fact too.

 

 NO. 6

  • CHILLI

 

Chilli,.. though the name be alike a cold spell…

NOTHING IS OFT,.. all cool about this condiment indeed.

 

Shiro, being of part ITALIAN descent, is no stranger to the cool and fiery CHILLI.

A favourite combo of heat and sweet… as below.

 

 

NOW…

 

YES… a lil’ note here perhaps it seems;..

Both Chocolate and Chilli… besides starting with the same letter…

 

are ADDICTIVE… in the technical sense of the words therein.

Both stimulate pleasure endorphins… which… give pleasure to the partaker after the creamy chocs and not-so-chilly chilli… consumed.

 

Shiro sayeth… sound a bit like this thing we call LOVE.

 

KUNOICHI CHOC CHILLI INDEED.

Thankfully too,..

a chilli and choco combo… is also a pain-killer.

 

 

CHILLI contains many many Vitamins, Minerals, Anti-oxidants and trace elements (click).The quantity and proportions of such may vary quite considerably somewhat,.. this only be…

cos there be… some 400+ chilli,.. varieties.

 

Large range of shapes, sizes and colors and so on.

 

 

The inclusion herein however, is not solely due to it’s great all round spicy health benefits and chilled good looks. There are many indeed too… of the non-culinary chilli concoctions… (click).

that can be … concocted.

A quite useful bug/insect spray can be formulated with chilli added oomph and hottiness for example. With further scientific tweaking and weaponisation… we have a CHILLI SPRAY… as effective as the renowned SPRAY OF PEPPER.

Chinese police forces also promoted the chill chilli to great heights when realised this humble hottie helped hinder the tired and sleepy… (click) and started a Community Program to promote and hand out CHILLI to drivers as encouragement.

 

CHILLED CHINESE POLICE OFFICER Certainly CHILLS SLEEP…Knowing Our World Legends even of CHILLIS IN CHONGQING IT SEEMS. Tis… FIRE IN THE BELLY. THESE DRIVERS BE HOT… WIDE AWAKE TOO. photocredit/thanks:stringer shanghai reuters

 

Shiro thinks the drivers were kept awake…

just trying to figure how to put that mouth-on-fire feeling…

 

all out and to bed indeed.

 

Clever condiment cops of chongqing china.

 

SHINOBI SURVIVAL SECRET.

Shiro says too… ignore above pic…

and here’s an ol’ ninja survival tip revealed.

 

TAKE GOOD NOTE,.. of when such non-toxic substances cause interesting topical changes. The SHINOBI of yore would… and could use them to great effect… FOR THE EFFECT indeed.

In this case for example,

 

a substance such as CHILLI would be powdered and then rubbed into flesh under clothing (NOT THOSE TENDER BITS…AT ALL OK !!!… but…) in such as socks and gloves to produce LEGENDARY HEATING in the chilliest of times.

With some ingenuity… such reactionary things can also be used to produce tears, sweat and so forth… if ever needed.

 

Just don’t get your,.. socks and…

jocks mixed up.

 

Hot ars as indeed.

 

 

 

Though unfortunately unable to be eaten quite like ORANGES…

this not so chilly heat seeker and giver,..

has 7 times as much VIT C for example.

 

Minerals too,… such as iron, magnesium, manganese and potassium are all chilli contained. These are oft basic and essential components for such as the cell and body fluids as well as required for their inherent anti-viral/oxidative properties towards general good health.

 

A noted metabolism boost occurs during regular consumption.

Has found Medical uses in such treatments of; Lung Disease, Heart Attacks, Cancer, Anti-viral/bacterial/biotic properties, Pain killer and detoxicant (click).

 

 

 

Within the LEGENDS of CHILLI… is this gem indeed (click).

 

THE CHILLI, CHILLED OR NOT…

CURBS AND CONQUERS… CASH CRAVINGS of COWBOYS.

 

The noted shootist anti-hero JESSE JAMES… NEVER robbed a Bank in McKinney, Texas; usa…

for a chill chilling reason indeed.

 

There was…

no new sheriff in town… nor judge nor jail.

 

This town simply… and profitably,.. hosted his favourite CHILLI eatery it seems.

Jesse,.. simply refused… to gunrun his type of business there.

Kept… a blank… slate it appears-

and with no targets in town and around… all safe…

 

even the open,.. Safes… also.

 

THE CHILLI.

CHILL LEGEND in deed,.. indeed and in fact too.

 

BANKS IN McKINNEY TEXAS… WERE CHILL BOUT CASH SAFETY WHEN JESSE RODE INTO TOWN FOR HIS FIERY FEAST IT SEEMS.

 

The CHILLI plant is somewhat easily grown, indoors or out (click). The growing season can actually be extended by indoor placement. Most areas/regions will be able to produce fine specimens though tweaks to suit must be applied.

Pots are ok too,.. though soil replacement may need to occur more oft.

Suits perhaps,.. sub-tropical environ though adaptable too.

Related to such as the Tomato, though naturally it seems to,

prefer a hotter clime.

 

CHILLI. LEGEND indeed. Hot as.

 

 

COLOURFUL CONDIMENTAL ART… OF CHILL CHILLI INDEED.

 NO. 7

  • COD LIVER OIL

 

A fish oil par excellence.

Very High levels of VITAMINS A + D as well as good levels of the Omega-3 Fatty Acids with other Vitamins such as E + K present also (click).

Many other trace Elements and Minerals found therein too, dependent on type and so forth.

 

Packed nutritionally with high concentration means…

ONLY LIL’ required on a regular basis.

 

KEEP IN MIND… OVERDOSING ON VITAMINS + co. CAN HAPPEN.

TOO MUCH… NOT ALWAYS A GOOD THING.

 

The World’s Northern Fishing Regions and Populace have been utilising such Oils for ages past. Eskimo, Scandinavian and the Ancient Romans too all valued it’s inherent health promoting properties.

The olden British even scraped the drums of livers clean indeed.

 

FISH… CALLED COD. THE NAME IS RATHER GENERIC… A TYPE … NOT SPECIES in PARTICULAR. ONE OF THE MOST COMMON-THE ATLANTIC COD WHOSE SCIENTIFIC NOMEN IS GADUS MORHUA.

 

OIL OF THE COD’s LIVER THEREIN IT SEEMS.

 

Vitamin uptake and/or replacement therapy obvious, other benefits have also been found in such as psoriasis and other skin issues, heart health, rheumatism and related types, measles, eye diseases and more.

Therapeutic uses are many due to the versatility/nature of oil itself.

 

When taken with /in foodstuffs blood sugar levels easily stabilise and also helps to avoid over-eating, by it’s stimulation of the feeling of fullness and satiety,.. as with most of the good fats.

Important to keep in mind..!?..

 

The Brain MUST HAVE SUCH FATS TO OPTIMISE (click).

MUST. FULLSTOP. GOT IT.?.

 

 

 

The anti-inflammatory actions and properties help boost neurological and cardio-vascular health (click).

Such actions in women for example, also aid the reproductive processes and hormonal stabilisation whilst aiding and promoting a lowering of pain levels especially with joints/bone pain and related issues.

Various oil components are vital too for wound healing.

Good oil therein indeed.

 

 

 NO. 8

  • DANDELION

Shiro found in the CONDIMENT CUPBOARD… not a pretty… flower per se…

tis only… a root…

 

of a pretty flower that is,.. indeed.

 

A stunning Yellow lil’ flower, oft treated ill,..

such as a pest, a weed.

TIS NOT… pesty or weedy at all, at all in fact.

 

SO THESE LEGENDS SAY… of this sun’s flower with power,

… with the LEGENDARY CAT ManeNAME.

 

 

What most term WEEDS… are just unknown oft wild based Plants.

The DANDELION is a SUNFLOWER ( genus: Asteraceae ) (click).

 

Such as the DANDELION for example, has the difficult and unenviable task of prepping the SOIL for the micro-culture to follow. The root stock it propagates is akin to a Carrot or Ginger type.

This enables deep soil placement,.. allowing for a bio-eco community to access and develop. This community of insect, worms and so on,.. then further transform and release the soil nutrients therein…

which the Plant can then use for future propagation…

 

which encourages more of such life etc etc… A CYCLE OF NATURE.

 

 

Inherent the DANDELION are high amounts of VITAMINS A, B, C + D.

The (dried) leaves and roots are generally used (click) though other parts utilised at times.

 

Further good amounts of MINERALS present also,.. including BORON (refer earlier), calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc and so on. Various other plant parts also contain tannins, volatile oils, flavonoids and more.

 

Traditional uses include salad ingredient, various Bitters, Beers and Alcohols, stockpots, tonics and elixirs.

 

 

 

Within History,.. the Chinese, Arabic and Europeans all advocate use for quite a range of dis-eases. Blood cleanser and purifier, diabetes, Immune System enhancement/support, diuretics and purging, gall-bladder, liver and kidney support and all-round detoxicant and anti-bacterial agent.

 

Shiro’s root of the DANDELION in the CUPBOARD of CONDIMENTS though is mainly used for it’s flavor. Being a Cigar smoker… my taste buds… are smoked.

The preference is for a myriad of flavors esp. in regards to such as Herbal Teas which can be bland at times.

Whilst enjoying Coffee… there is the LIKELY PROBABILITY OF… ADDICTION and high doses can lead to Heart issues and others etc (click). SCIENCE has noted too that an excess of uncontrolled Brain neuron firing… and mis-firing oft occurs.

This leads to the classical… tired, after the event… so to speak.

 

 

Many CONSTANT COFFEE drugAddicts feel irritable, grumpy and discomfort… without their caffeine fix indeed.

 

Shiro prefers a herbal concoct using any/all of the following,..

which i mix up as per my want… so one is not overly used.

 

COFFEE, CINNAMON, NUTMEG, ALL-SPICE, CHOCOLATE, GREEN TEA, CHILLI POWDER… + THE DANDELION… powdered ROOT thereof.

When required… a sweetener: HONEY or MOLASSES… + small amount SODA.

 

Stir generously and vigorously.

DANDY… DANDELION INDEED.

 

 

Within the LEGENDS… THE DANDELION is quite profuse… and pretty… and very punctual indeed (click).

Almost like clockwork and following the journey of OUR SUN…

the flowers of THE LEGENDARY DANDELION…

react… respond.

 

Noted in the LEGENDS as one of NATURE’s innate time-keepers and weather fore-casters it seems indeed.

For;

… The Dandelion is called the rustic oracle; it’s flowers always open about 5 a.m. and shut at 8 p.m., serving the Shepherd for a clock…

vis ‘ The Child and Childhood in Folk-Thought ‘ by A.F.Chamberlain…

 

also this…

…The Dandelion is an excellent Barometer, one of the commonest and most reliable. It is when the blooms have seeded and are in the fluffy, feathery condition that it’s Weather Prophet facilities come to the fore. In fine weather the ball extends to the full, but when rain approaches, it shuts like an umbrella. If the Weather is inclined to be showery, it keeps shut all the time, only opening when the danger from the wet is past…

vis ‘ Camping for Boys ‘ by H.W.Gibson.

 

Herbal power-house, nutritious nutrients, soil adaptogen, time and weather barometer.

A FLOWER… WITH NATURE’s POWER WITHIN.

 

LEGEND… with the LEGENDARY CAT ManeNAME.

 

 

photocredit/thanks:elixirsalts

 

HOT SPRINGS of NOBORIBETSU… HOKKAIDO, JAPAN.

 NO. 9

  • EPSOM SALTS

 

 

Whilst the NATURAL HOT MINERAL SPRINGS… (click)

may not always spring up near you and your place.

A mini-me can be concocted indeed, in the luxury…

 

or not as the case may be…

of your Home,.. …where you be.

 

photocredit/thanks:onsenjapan

 

 

 

Known to Japanese as ONSEN.

Known to SCIENCE as… Balneotherapy (click)…

the use of MINERAL rich Water splashes back… a long waveway indeed.

 

Many Cultures, peeps, places and times… took a bath it seems. Oft.

Animals too.

 

photocredit/thanks:wikimedia

 

Though particular effects may vary, dependent on MINERAL content…

the theory… remains the same (click).

 

The heat and warmth generated will relax, increase circulation and the particular properties of the contained MINERALs will be topically applied. Many of these type WATERS contain very high amounts of various mount SALTS, SULFURS and MAGNESIUMs which are basic body essentials and requirements for general good health.

 

Typical too is an abundance of Calcium and/or Sodium Bicarbonate…

=  the previously mentioned… SODA.

 

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General arthritic, rheumatic, back and joint pain can all be alleviated with a water soak of MINERALs rich (click).

In turn, this may aid too,.. one’s sleeping patterns and rhythms and cycle on etc.

 

EPSOM SALTS is not like anodised table salt… AT ALL.

 

Tis a mix of,..

Magnesium, Oxygen and Sulfur.

A MINERALS MIX.

 

The water dissolves the mix… into ions release into the water.

Topical Absorption follows (click).

 

Due to such high content of these particular… can be used as an oral laxative…

however BE WARY…

 

TASTES… NOT YUM… OK .!?

 

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The trio of EPSOM SALTS Minerals… are involved in many many body actions. Essential too for recovery and repair after hard training and exercise. A proclivity too,.. to reduce swelling and pain levels a bonus here (click). Tips include adding to massage oil and suchlike to enhance overall actions and effects. Rub generously into joints and feet or affected areas if suitable.

Exfoliant usage noted too,.. as well as possible uses with topical sunburn treatments which would deliver HIGH MINERAL content to the healing,.. hopefully soothed… red bits.

There are several variations in the market places which should suit most requirements…

 

and taste.!?. NOT YUM… NOT YUM.

So these LEGENDS say… Shiro too… now…

 

…nods knowingly indeed.

 

PYRAMID… THE GOOD OIL… IT SEEMS INDEED. SLIP CLICK PHOTO TO SPREAD… THE LEGENDS INDEED.

 

Till next…