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15 Medicinal Plants And Herbs From The Cherokee People

15 Medicinal Plants And Herbs From The Cherokee People
Photo credit: bigstock.com If you love natural medicine, and you love discovering new plants or herbs to help heal your body naturally, then this article is for you. Some of the best healing plants come to us through traditional Cherokee healers. Using plants to treat common illnesses or injuries has been around for centuries as there were no “doctors” or pharmaceuticals. Somehow, the Cherokee people thrived. This is only further proof that, in most cases, we only need what Mother Nature has so generously provided. You are going to be surprised, also, to find that many of the plants the Cherokee healers used are quite common. Want to know more? 1. This common plant was used to stop fevers by making a tea of the leaves and flowers. Continue to Page 2 2. Goldenseal is so popular that it has been harvested almost to extinction. 3. This plant is still quite common and was used to treat most bug bites and stings. 4. Continue to Page 3 5. Modern medicine still uses this plant today! 6. 7. 8. 9.

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