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Some of the most commonly used remedies from an herbalist’s medicine chest. In memory of Cascade Anderson Geller. The criteria for getting on this list of favorite herbs is that I have to have known the herb very well, have used it for a long time, and it would have had to be successful […]Read more »
Photo by Dušan Tizić on Unsplash Modern science and medicine have given us so much in the past 50 years, and we should definitely be thankful. Yet, a lot of people don’t know that before all the medications and visiting clinics, people used plants to get better and improve their immune system. Healers prepared potions […]Read more »
Fall is the time of year for crisp air, sweaters, bonfires, colored leaves and it’s the perfect time to fall in love with ROOTS! It is traditionally one of the best times of year to gather these powerhouses of herbal goodness. There are so many different roots to dig, who can resist? Many roots can […]Read more »
3 Herbs for Nausea Video by MOTHER EARTH NEWS Use herbal remedies with confidence. The three herbs for nausea covered in this video — chamomile, ginger and Echinacea — have stood the test of time and are proven to be reliable healers. With certain caveats, these plant medicines are safe and effective. Use them to reduce […]Read more »
Image of Black cohosh flowering. https://www.unitedplantsavers.org/species-at-risk For the benefit of the plant communities, wild animals, harvesters, farmers, consumers, manufacturers, retailers and practitioners, we offer this list of wild medicinal plants which we feel are currently most sensitive to the impact of human activities. Our intent is to assure the increasing abundance of the medicinal plants […]Read more »
Use powerful natural remedies to heal ear infections. Tests have proven that cryptolepis is a stronger antibacterial than pharmaceutical varieties. Ingredients • 1 ounce berberine plant • 1 ounce cryptolepis (or sida or alchornea) • 1 ounce echinacea • 1 ounce juniper (or other pine needles) • 1 ounce usnea lichen • 2.5 ounces […]Read more »
One of the most effective ways to use medicinal herbs is in the form of a tincture. Echinacea is an antiviral effective at fighting colds and flu, and promoting healing of infections. Take this tincture when fighting an infection or traveling, or apply it topically to minor inflammations such as hangnails and bug bites. […]Read more »
When beginning to use herbs in caring for your health and that of your family, it’s important to understand the terminology you will come across in articles and literature during your research. Herbs have a long history of use and offer a vastness of knowledge that can be confusing or overwhelming if we are unsure […]Read more »