Back in the old days in Jamaica my grandparent would harvest the Cocoa, put the bean to dry on the outside barbeque them parched the Cocoa bean over fire and we as kids would beat the parched cocoa bean into a powder paste using a Mortar & Pestle, my Grandmother would them use her hands to roll this paste in a oval shape Chocolate balls, them she would store her Chocolate in a jar, this Chocolate balls is then grated and use with coconut milk and other spices to make a very delicious cut of Chocolate tea, a favorite for us as children and still today my Mother keep the tradition going so I now carry on this old Jamaican tradition.
This herb ships only within the USA.
The plant is also used in cosmetics to reduce wrinkles, treat skin discoloration and smooth the skin. Note that it can overly dry the skin and if not used properly may lead to skin irritations. Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should also avoid using the plant as Aloe Vera usage may lead to an abortion.
In Jamaica the Guava leaf is use by persons with high blood sugar and persons with Diabetes. One leaf is steam and drink as tea to lower blood sugar and to help in the treatment of Diabetes.
The Jamaica Black mint is very strong and very minty in flavor, the mint makes a delicious cup of tea, just a small amount of the dried mint is steam for a minute or two with boiling water, sugar is added for taste..
Of the eighteen essential nutrients that make up the human body, Irish moss contains fifteen of them. Some of these nutrients are vitamins A, D, E, F and K. it is also an incredible source of potassium, calcium, sulphur as well as iodine.
Annatto Spice, or simply Annatto as it is commonly known, is derived from the seeds of the Jamaican Annatto tree. The plant is also known as Achiote in parts of Central America and Mexico or Urucum in Brazil.
Medicinal and other uses
a. Coffee is a brain stimulant.
b. Its also used for narcotic poisoning, snake bites and to help ward a coma.
c. A tea of fresh un-roasted seeds can be taken for fever and jaundice.
This order is for half pound each
Prostate Medicine, for SWELLEN PROSTATE and
ALLEVIATING EXCESS URINE
Soursop leaf, bachelor button. Red water grass
Preparation: Use 2 ounces of each ingredient. Put the herbs in a large pot with 2 quarts cold water. Bring pot with the herbs to boil on medium heat. When the pot comes to a boil, lower the flame and simmer for 5-10 minutes.
Use: Take one ounce three times a day for two weeks.
Note: Herbs listed in this order will take approx 7 days to ship.
Book: Healing Herbs of Jamaica
by Ivelyn Harris
Pimento leaves – 6 Ponds
Pimento leaves can also be used when making Cornmeal, Oats, Banana, Plantain, Peanut porridge and others not mention, Pimento Leaves can also be used in soups and sauces also as an integral spice in homemade corn beef, or any type of cooking.
The Pimento Leaves will be dried and ship in three to four business days
Moringa is the sole genus in the flowering plant family Moringaceae. The name is derived from the Tamil word murungai or the Malayalam word muringa, both of which refer to M. oleifera. It contains 13 species from tropical and subtropical climates that range in size from tiny herbs to massive trees.
Medicinal and other uses:
a.Thyme is soothing to the nerves and helps to cure insomnia.
b.Thyme tea is one of the best cough remedies.
c.It brings almost instant relief to whooping cough and is very effective for asthma, shortness of breath, lung problems and bronchitis.
d.Thyme is one of the best blood purifiers. It stimulates the flow of blood to the skin surface.
e.Thyme baths and hot compresses are an excellent remedy for pains, bringing relief for headaches, labour pains, arthritis pain, pulled muscles, sprains and stomach cramping.
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