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This is a good link. Contains info about how to make cleaver seed coffee & cleaver deodorant. Also some other herbs to blend with cleavers to make them more effective for treating the kidney/bladder & for asthma/breathing problems. I wonder if you could dry cleavers and smoke them in a pipe to help with asthma?
Lymph Cleanse for Your Health. A very neglected bodily system that is the work horse for keeping us healthy. There are many ways to support your lymph system, when your lymph system is congested, you can have many outward health problems that are never associated with it in Western medicine.
Elecampane, an herbaceous perennial in the Aster family, grows in fields and pastures and along roadsides and fencerows, preferring moist ground. It has a long history of use as a tonic herb for the respiratory system. It's warming and clearing to the lower respiratory system, effectively expelling congestion and stuck energy. It also soothes the tissue irritation and inflammation that results from coughing. (From The Herbarium Monographs)
Mullein is high in iron, magnesium, potassium, and sulfur. It is considered the herb of choice for respiratory problems and pulmonary diseases. Not only does it loosen mucus and expel it out of the body, but it also calms spasms, is a natural painkiller, and helps to reduce swelling in the glandular system.
Stress is recognized as the #1 proxy killer disease in the world. The American Medical Association has noted that stress is the basic cause of more than 60% of all human illness and disease. Check out this infographic to learn more about stress so you can begin to cut it out of your life.