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Recipes : Tea - Rebecca's Herbal Apothecary. Allergy Tea Blend | Allergy Tea Blend #2 | Ashwaganda Chai | Astragalus Chai (with Codonopsis) | Balancing Tea Blend | Cacao Rose Chai | Carminative Tea | Chai Tea Blend | Chill Out Tea | Clarity Tea Blend | Complete Immune Tonic | Heart Tonic Tea: medicine for the whole heart | Hi-C Tea | Love Potion Tea (or Herbal Potpourri) | Mindfulness Tea | Mineral Rich Nervous System Support Tea | Moon Time Madness | Re-Balance Blend | Skin Clear Tea | Spring Cleaning Tea | Throat Soother Tea | Warm Belly Tea | Well Woman Tea | Yummy Tummy Tea Allergy Tea Blend 1 part Eyebright 1 part Plantain 1 part Goldenrod 1 part Boneset 1 part Peppermint (parts are by volume) Instructions Combine the herbs in equal parts.

Recipes : Tea - Rebecca's Herbal Apothecary

Use 1 Tablespoon tea blend per cup of water. Heat water and pour over herbs, covering with a lid. Allergy Tea Blend #2 2 parts Yerba Santa 2 parts Nettles 1 part Rosehips 1 part Spearmint ½ part Licorice (parts are by volume) Instructions Use 1 Tablespoon of tea per cup of water. A Lung Support Tea You MUST Have in Your Home Apothecary...Helps With Cough, Wheezing, and Bronchial Issues. Good for Children Too! — Home Healing Harvest Homestead. Where Do I Get My Herbs?

A Lung Support Tea You MUST Have in Your Home Apothecary...Helps With Cough, Wheezing, and Bronchial Issues. Good for Children Too! — Home Healing Harvest Homestead

I like to grow or forage many of my own herbs, like Echinacea (cone flower), Mullein, Calendula, Chamomile, and Marshmallow. However, I can't grow everything! Sometimes I have to purchase quality dried herbs. The Benefits of Seaweed (And When To Avoid It) How-to-harvest-yarrow. "A weed is simply a plant that you don't know what to do with.


" Author Unknown There is a lot of yarrow growing here on Oak Hill. Usually I harvest enough to make a big batch of infused oil to use throughout the year. I often double- or even triple-infuse the oil with several herbs, which might include plantain, chickweed, comfrey, and lemon balm. Medicinal plants for arrhythmias – Botanical online. Cosmos Medicine - Heart Of Herbs Herbal School.

Cosmos Cosmos sulphureus or Cosmos bipinnatus is what we know as Cosmos.

Cosmos Medicine - Heart Of Herbs Herbal School

They are from the Asteraceae or Compositae family (commonly referred to as the aster, daisy, or sunflower family). Cosmos have a long traditional use in Brazil and Mexico for treatment of Malaria. I really like using this flower in an infused oil as a topical ointment. This plant contains butein which has reported antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities. This plant is not used often in Western Herbal Medicine and their are not many resources or information readily available on the plant. How To Make A Medicinal Mushroom Double-Extraction Tincture – Herbal Academy.

How to Make Chaga Tincture (Double Extraction Method) In my last post How to Harvest and Process Chaga Mushroom I discussed how to get chaga to the point where you could make a tea or tincture with it.

How to Make Chaga Tincture (Double Extraction Method)

To see that post click here. Managing Bleeding & DIY "Rub Some Herb On It" Mix. How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages. Some of the links below are affiliate links.

How To Grow Your Own Antibacterial Bandages.

This means that if you choose to make a purchase we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. 15K+Save The title of this article might sound like a serious claim. You might even wonder if its clickbait. How to Make Herbal Styptic Powder – Floranella. Once the leaves are powdered, they can be stored in a clean tin or jar and labeled.

How to Make Herbal Styptic Powder – Floranella

You can also mix in powdered lavender buds or rose or calendula petals to help soothe the skin even more, but yarrow powder will be quite effective on its own if you don’t have anything else on hand. To use the powder, dab a bit onto a rinsed clean wound and cover the area with a clean cloth. Astringent Herbs - Astringent Herbal Properties - My Spice Blends. An astringent acts to contract and tighten, or constrict body tissues, usually locally after topical medicinal application, similar to styptic.

Astringent Herbs - Astringent Herbal Properties - My Spice Blends

This constricting action can help eliminate secretions and hemorrhaging. Astringent foods cause the mouth to feel dry and constricted. Astringents can be applied externally on cuts, rashes, allergies, fungal infections, scars or insect bites and can be helpful in healing and diminishing scars and stretch marks. Externally applied astringents, dry, harden, and protect the skin. Antibacterial herbs: Fight infections and kill bacteria. Astringent Herbs and tannins: Medicinal and Cosmetic uses. Community Herbals. Purslane-herb-benefits. Mama Emma's Herb Walk - Harvest Market Natural Foods. Saturday, May 13, 2017 Dandelion – Taraxacum offianalis In a modern world that often leaves us depleted, dandelion is a super food that nourishes the body and grounds the mind.

Mama Emma's Herb Walk - Harvest Market Natural Foods

The cool, moist, energy soothes your entire body system. Harvesting and Using Osha, the Wild One… - Sustainable Homesteading. We had our second round of snow up at 8,600 feet in the Colorado Mountains, several frosts, and today a happy sunny blue sky.

Harvesting and Using Osha, the Wild One… - Sustainable Homesteading

Time to get out and follow the calling of Osha. I went to a familiar aspen grove and spent my time in the midst of the deliciousness of bear medicine. Osha is a Native American perennial herb from the parsley family also known as bear medicine, Loveroot, Lovage, Porter’s Ligusticum, Chuchupate, Wild Parsley, Mountain Ginseng, and Colorado Cough Root. Ocotillo: Healing Heart on the Medicine Road.

Ocotillo the Plant:Fouquieria splendens. Sometimes the Latin names of plants speak deeply to the nature and essence of the plant, in this case I will have to say maybe. Ocotillo is named for Pierre Eloi Fouquier. Osha - Herbal Encyclopedia. Botanical Name Family Apiacea (Umbelliferae)Ligusticum porteri Common Names Chuchupate/Chuchupaste/Chuchupatle/Chuchupati (Spanish – mix and match spelling ranging from Nahuatl to Tejano), Colorado Cough Root, Mountain Ginseng, Nipo, Indian Root, Empress Of The Dark Forest, Bear Medicine, Wild Lovage, Porters Lovage, Mountain Carrot Cautions The plant can be confused with poisonous hemlock.

The primary way to tell the difference is by the root. Arnica Montana for Bruises, Sprains, and Wounds. How to Make a Mushroom Double Extraction. Shiitake Mushroom. Common Name Standardized: shiitake Other: Japanese forest mushroom Botanical Name Lentinula edodes (Berk.) Singer Plant Family: Tricholomataceae Overview The beneficial properties of shiitake mushrooms have been prized in traditional Chinese medicine for over 6,000 years. Parts Used Fruiting body (whole mushroom) The benefits of mucuna pruriens are numerous. It is great for increasing libido. The amazing herbal adaptogen that is mucuna pruriens is well known for it's wide range of tonifying, strengthening and all around beneficial properties. Perhaps it is best known as a potent herbal aphrodisiac.

This Indian herb is known by many names, some of which are cowitch, cowhage, velvet beans, sea beans, buffalo beans, Kapikachu, Atmagupta and many more! The prickly orange hairs on the outside of the pod cause severe itching when they come in contact with the skin. The doctrine of signatures can give us a clue here since the velvet bean's pods can be used to treat snake bite! The main medicinal effects attributed to mucuna pruriens come from the seeds, but the pod and its hairs and the plant's roots can also be used in herbal preparations. Traditional properties: The Virtues of Violets: Health Benefits of Violets.

Natural AntiHistamine Herbs. How to Make Chickweed Salve – LearningHerbs. Mother Nature’s Best Home Remedies. Richard Whelan ~ Medical Herbalist ~ Skullcap. What is it? Skullcap is a hardy, long lived herb that loves wetlands and grows up to 80cm in height. Skullcap is a flowering plant from the mint family, its name refers to the shape of the flower from the Latin ‘scutella’ meaning small dish. Some evocative old names for Skullcap were ‘Mad-dog Skullcap from when it was used as a remedy for the bite of a mad dog (from rabies) or Madweed from the practice of using Skullcap for extreme mental disorders. How has it been used? A typical excerpt from an old herbal says “Skullcap is one of the finest nervines and antispasmodics given to humanity. Using Trees as Medicine. Using Trees As Medicineby Ellen Ever Hopman Many common North American trees can be used as medicine. Their advantage over medicinal herbs is that tree medicines can be used year round.

Fire Cider Recipe. What is a Natural Antihistamine? (with pictures) In States With Medical Marijuana, Painkiller Deaths Drop by 25 Percent. America has a major problem with prescription pain medications like Vicodin and OxyContin. Overdose deaths from these pharmaceutical opioids have approximately tripled since 1991, and every day 46 people die of such overdoses in the United States. However, in the 13 states that passed laws allowing for the use of medical marijuana between 1999 and 2010, 25 percent fewer people die from opioid overdoses annually. “The difference is quite striking,” said study co-author Colleen Barry, a health policy researcher at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore.

The shift showed up quite quickly and become visible the year after medical marijuana was accepted in each state, she told Newsweek. As with most findings involving marijuana and public policy, however, not everyone agrees on a single interpretation of the results. Root-based Iron Tonic. Tulsi Fights Fluorosis. Styptic: Herbs to stop bleeding. What Is Shatavari? How to Make Pine Pitch Salve. Herb News. Reliable Herbal Medicine Information - American Botanical Council - American Botanical Council. Update: Login to ABC Website. Carob flour has healing benefits, it´s a natural medicine.