List of Herbs. Fungus. Garlic. Cayenne. Tea Tree Oil. Korean Ginseng – The Root of Immortality. By James Hartley Guest Writer for Wake Up World Korean (Panax) Ginseng is one of Nature’s true Super Herbs, otherwise known as the root of immortality or Asian/Oriental Ginseng.
This herb has a very positive effect in making the whole body healthy. How to Grow Ginger. Ginger is popular in American food, but it’s practically a staple in Asian cuisine.
Not only is it easy to grow and delicious in recipes, but studies show that ginger packs powerful health benefits. Although it is a tropical plant, it will adapt easily to indoor and container planting, making it possible for anyone to enjoy fresh ginger throughout much of the year. Here’s what you need to know to bring this favorite into your own kitchen. Before You Plant Choose the Right Type of Ginger: Preparedness - Homegrown Medicinals. 40+ Things to do with Dandelions. Herbal Antibiotics. Herbal antibiotics have long been used by herbal healers to ward off colds and flu, clear infections and speed wound healing.
Now, they may be moving back into the mainstream as an alternative for bacteria that have become resistant to synthetic antibiotics. This post is based on the book “Herbal Antibiotics” by Stephen Harrod Buhner, and related materials. We’ll start with some background information and then discuss antibiotic herbs and their use. Note: Not all bacteria are harmful – many are essential to our health and well-being. Always exercise caution with the use of herbal antibiotics, just as you would with pharmaceutical antibiotics. What is an antibiotic? 20 Unusual Uses for Herbs. More than just a garnish.
Why You Need Lemon Balm In Your Garden. Uses for lemon balm in your home, garden, beauty routine, cooking as well as lemon balm recipes, and Why You Need Lemon Balm In Your Garden.
Last year Marie and Kim educated me about Lemon Balm, and all its goodness! I decided to look into the Lemon Balm plant a bit more, and discover why I needed lemon balm in my garden. Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis, for a complete dissection, read the Lemon Balm Guide from the Herb Society of America) is easy to grow from seed, rooted cuttings or by root division. The herb thrives in full sun, but can be grown in partial shade. Lemon Balm can be grown in most areas of the United States, US hardiness zones 4-9. 13 Medicinal Plants Worth Planting. Aloe Vera The aloe vera grows only under the sun with well drained dry or moist soil.
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 : woundscutsburnseczemareducing inflammation. Adventures in Field Botany / Illustrated-Glossary. Edible and Medicinal Plants.
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We have vastly expanded our edible plants information with far more information, and far more plants. You can find this information at our new site Wildcrafting.net Abal Calligonum comosum Description: The abal is one of the few shrubby plants that exists in the shady deserts. Why Eat Wild Herbs and Edible Plants? The Benefits of Wild Edible Plants For hundreds of years people took advantage of the medicine cabinet at their doorstep.
Before the advent of processed foods and modern convenience stores, wild plants were a common dietary supplement. They were the ultimate natural multivitamin! Often the plants we call weeds have therapeutic value. Our pharmaceutical industry bases many new medicines on the healing factors in herbs. Why eat wild herbs? Top 5 Herbs To Grow For Cooking & Medicinal Use. If you're new here, you may want to sign up for FREE weekly updates delivered to your inbox featuring Real Food recipes, nutrition & health articles, and special discounts or promotions.
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Bites of mosquitoes are extremely itchy as well as spread diseases such as malaria. People use mosquito coils, mosquito repellent creams, electronic mosquito repellents and herbal mosquito lotions to keep mosquitoes at a bay. Some people are allergic to these things and get nasal cavity, skin and throat problems. People also use chemicals to control mosquitoes which cause bad effect to health and environment. If you want to control mosquitoes through natural way then plant some mosquito repellent plants in your yard. How to grow herbs indoors this winter.
The Most Popular Immune Boosting Herb Sold In The World. Cathy Margolin, GuestWaking Times Millions of kilos of this herb are sold throughout Asia every year, yet most Americans have never heard of it. It is Astragalus Membranaceus, also know as Huang Qi, and it’s one of the greatest immune boosting, fatigue fighting herbs in the world. The functioning plant part is the root which has been native to Northern China and Mongolia for centuries. I’m excited to see Astragalus cultivation has begun in the U.S. AilmentsMs - What Grandma Knew - Home Remedies for Common Problems. Herbalism and Herbal Medicine Information. Herbalism is a traditional medicinal or folk medicine practice based on the use of plants and plant extracts.
Herbalism is also known as botanical medicine, medical herbalism, herbal medicine, herbology, and phytotherapy. Herb plants produce and contain a variety of chemical compounds that act upon the body and are used to prevent or treat disease or promote health and well-being. What Everybody Ought to Know About Medicinal Uses Of These 22 Common Spices. Top 5 Herbs To Grow For Cooking & Medicinal Use. Common Herb, Water Hyssop, Reverses Epilepsy, Treats and Prevents Other Brain Disorders. Bacopa monnieri, cropped. Photo by Forest and Kim Starr. (Image is a link to their website.) License: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported. Herbs and Wildcrafting.
Iboga - Sacred Healing Root of Africa. Top 10 Herbs For Memory. Share. List Of 150 Herbs, Together With Their Uses & Benefits. You’re either a person who embraces the use of plants and herbs, or you a person who would rather purchase the chemical/pharmaceutical alternative. How Plants Help Each Other Grow By Near-Telepathic Communication. Hemp Could Free Us From Oil, Prevent Deforestation, Cure Cancer and It's Environmentally Friendly - So Why Is It Illegal?
Susun Weed, Herbalist. Ending Your Depression and Anxiety with St. John’s Wort. 52 Wild Plants You Can Eat - Updated.