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This herb works wonderfully for colds and flu. Drinking a tea made from echinacea can greatly reduce the severity and duration of these two illnesses. It’s also widely used for treating upper respiratory tract infections and sore throat. It’s also an effective anti-inflammatory, antiviral, antibiotic and detoxifier.

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Seven Herbs You Need This Summer!

7 must have herbs for the summer Lemon Balm-heat exhaustion, lavender-sunburn spray,plantain-cuts burns stings and bites;meadowsweet tincture-topical pain relief;St john's Wort- heals soft tissue and nerve damage,fibromialgia, warts, and cold soars; Yarrow and Calendula oil for vericose veins

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How to make a natural air freshener, and assemble your own laboratory for concocting teas, salves, and syrups

How to make a natural air freshener, and assemble your own laboratory for concocting teas, salves, and syrups | Offbeat Home