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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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Wildfoodsandmedicines Our modern palate oscillates between the addictive flavors of salty and sweet, but we have lost an essential ingredient to optimal health: bitter plants. They are so rare in our diet that many people cannot name anything with bitterness except coffee. Historically, humans valued bitters for their digestive stimulating and medicinal properties. Medicinal Herbs sorted by Herbs names Medicinal Herbs sorted by Common Names Medicinal Herbs sorted by Latin Names Information about more than 4000 medicinal herbs Herbal birth control, sterility promoters, implantation preventers, menstrual promoters, emmenagogues, uterine contractors, abortifacient www.susunweed.comPlease ask for permission to use this article, write to us at susunweed@herbshealing.com Note: Ab*rtion is a controversial subject, and herbal ab*rtions are not an easy solution to the issues involved. Any ab*rtion is physically, emotionally, and psychically stressful. If you decide that you are not going to nourish a life growing within, please seek a woman wise in the ways of bodies and feelings to help you. c. 2002 Susun S Weed Excerpt from Wise Woman Herbal for the Childbearing Year pages 5 -14Herbal birth control is most effective when combined with knowledge of your fertility cycles, selective abstinence, mental control, and barriers to sperm.

Smoking To Cure Lung Infections and For Good Lung Health Some readers will be surprised by our endorsement of any herb that is to be smoked; especially one that is called a "tobacco". We endorse the medicinal use of Indian tobacco (lobelia inflata). Smoking truly natural substances is not necessarily harmful. Even real tobacco does not need to be dangerous, but it is made dangerous by the industry. Commercially-made cigarettes are harmful because of the additives, the glues, the radioactive fertilizers, and the papers that are used -- not the tobaccos themselves.

Healing Ourselves (and the World) with Flower Essences 5th April 2016 By Lance Schuttler Guest Writer for Wake Up World What are Flower Essences? When we look at a medicinal plant, we see the different parts used in various ways. Flowers Used in Chinese Herbal Medicine 25th October 2015 By Dr. Joseph Mercola Guest Writer for Wake Up World Survival Food Series: Medicinal Plants for the Survival Garden Plants have been revered through out history for their magical healing powers. In a dire situation where over the counter medicine is no longer available, many will be forced to turn their backs on modern medicine and reacquaint themselves with more homeopathic and natural forms. In this type of situation, many will be turning to alternative medicines to alleviate and assist some of the more chronic health issues such as high blood pressure, menopausal symptoms, migraines, anemia and arthritis. Acquiring books on herbal medicines for a disaster scenario would be a great knowledge source to add to any preparedness library. In the book, Herbal Medicine: The Natural Way To Get Well and Stay Well by Dian Dincin Buchman, Ph. D, the author advises how important natural medicine is.

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