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Healthy News and Information. Aloe Vera sourceThe aloe vera grows only under the sun with well drained dry or moist soil.

Healthy News and Information

Although the plant tastes like turd, it’s still edible. The sap from aloe vera is extremely useful to speed up the healing and reducing the risk of infections for : wounds cuts burns eczema reducing inflammation Apart from its external use on the skin, aloe vera is also taken internally in the treatment of :ulcerative colitis (drinking aloe vera juice) chronic constipation poor appetite digestive problems Marsh Mallow source The plant of which marshmallows were once made of.

Inflammations and irritations of the urinary and respiratory mucus membranes counter excess stomach acid peptic ulceration gastritis Externally, the root is applied to : bruises sprains aching muscles insect bites skin inflammations splinters The leaves are very edible, unlike the aloe vera. Easy Chart on How to Use the Herbs from your Garden…and Spices Too! « Home Grown Edible Landscapes. Jun 14 I don’t know about you, but as much as I enjoy growing herbs I admit sometimes I can’t remember the best ways to use them in my kitchen!

Easy Chart on How to Use the Herbs from your Garden…and Spices Too! « Home Grown Edible Landscapes

This chart from might help! Want to print out a copy? Healthy herbs nutrition facts and the health benefits of herbs. Healthy herbs have long held an important place in our wellness.

Healthy herbs nutrition facts and the health benefits of herbs

Prized since ancient times, and today we even more depend on them to purify our body, mind, and soul! Of course, we all use herbal parts in our daily lives, one way or the other, whether for their fragrance, for their healing power, or in lovely recipes. Herbal benefits are many; be it for spiritual reasons or to spice up your taste buds, or as a home remedy for ailments like cold, or sore throat... herbs are handy for each need! Although, the herbs been in use in our diet since antiquity, only recently have taken the center-stage of nutrition scientific world for their potential health benefiting and detoxification properties. Edible Weeds. About Us | Sitemap | Resources All information, blogs and web content contained in this website is Copyright © 2011.

Edible Weeds

Weed Tea and Recipes. Edible Flowers. About Us | Sitemap | Resources All information, blogs and web content contained in this website is Copyright © 2011.

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All photography, unless otherwise stated was taken by Karen Stephenson. All photographs are Copyright © 2011. Design by Free CSS Templates. Burdock: Pictures, Flowers, Leaves and Identification. Arctium lappa Recognized mainly for its burrs, burdock is an interesting biennial plant because it consists primarily of carbohydrates, volatile oils, plant sterols, tannins, and fatty oils.

Burdock: Pictures, Flowers, Leaves and Identification

Researchers aren't sure which active ingredients in burdock root are responsible for its healing properties, but this plant may have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial effects. Herbology 101. Identifying Several Herbs and Their Uses. Wild Medicinal: Mugwort. Family Medicine Chest: Mullein. The family medicine chest will be an ongoing series on the fourth Thursday of each month.

Family Medicine Chest: Mullein

Henriette's Herbal Homepage. Tips for Growing Milk Thistle. Mullein Effects and Medicinal Benefits. Three Herbs: Nettles, Horsetail and Mullein. P O Box 25, Waldron, WA 98297-0025 Articles | 2014 Workshops | Island Herbs Order Form (pdf) | Contact Ryan Certain aspects of each herb will be presented based on personal experience with no intent to be encyclopedic.

Three Herbs: Nettles, Horsetail and Mullein

Medicinal Herbs - Edibles Seeds. Tips for Growing Dandelion. Power-Packed Purslane. Common in our yards but little known in the North American kitchen, purslane is both delicious and exceptionally nutritious.

Power-Packed Purslane

Common purslane (Portulaca oleracea) — also known as duckweed, fatweed, pursley, pussley, verdolagas and wild portulaca — is the most frequently reported “weed” species in the world. It can grow anywhere that has at least a two-month growing season. Until recently, most research on purslane has focused on its eradication. A frequently overlooked approach to controlling this weed is to eat it! Echinacea Angustifolia Root Benefits. A-Z Herb List. Wild Edible and Medicinal: Giant and Common Ragweed. 10 Natural Remedies For The Most Common Complaints. Herbs have been used for centuries by many cultures to help alleviate common complaints, but nowadays we are much quicker to rush to the medicine cabinet than our herb gardens.

10 Natural Remedies For The Most Common Complaints

It’s time to go back to basics and see how much nature can heal you, naturally! You can learn about all of these remedies in video form below! Rosemary Coughing? Add Rosemary! Mint Upset Stomach? Oregano Menstrual Cramps? Curry Powder Achy joints? Dill Upset G.I. Parsley. Page Not Found   Natural Cures Not Medicine. Herb List with Pictures. Join Over 1,875,000 Fans On Facebook! Homepage Blog Individual Herbs Herbal Remedies Herbal Preparations Glossary of Herbal Terms Herbals Essential Oils. Jello Flu Shots - Immune Boosting Herbs in Finger Gelatin.

Herbs and Wildcrafting. AWESOME Free-Standing DIY Pallet Herb Garden. We are always on the lookout for DIY projects that use recycled materials, and pallets are usually among some of the coolest projects we come across. Here is an awesome project idea from Roeshel at DIY Showoff: a free-standing vertical pallet herb garden. Most of the vertical pallet gardens we’ve seen have to be mounted to or leaned against a wall or other support, so I love the idea of making a free-standing one. This one is also stained a beautiful dark color that matches the surrounding patio furniture. The pallet was sanded down to smooth out the rough edges and splinters before the stain was applied. As we’ve mentioned in previous posts about pallet gardens, you’ll want to be sure to use a heat treated pallet if you’ll be growing food, as opposed to a chemically-treated pallet.

Roeshel used scrap wood to make the base at one side of the pallet and added a wheel to the other side to make it easier to move around. Herb Garden Design Ideas, Pictures, Remodel and Decor.