Cleavers is a medicinal wild herb that grows throughout the United States, Britain, Europe, Siberia, and the Himalayas. Cleavers is one of the most effective herbs for cleansing the lymphatic system. It is known to help move and dissolve lymphatic congestion, reduce swollen glands, ease upper respiratory congestion, and eliminate mucous from the body.
Lemongrass has anti-microbial, anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory properties. Its high iron content is helpful for anemia. The juice can be used for treating arthritis & gout. Helps to cleanse the liver, kidneys, bladder, pancreas & increases circulation. Citral helps cause cancer cells to die, yet preserves healthy tissues. Its tea help detoxify the pancreas & improves blood sugar in diabetics. Melts fat while carrying out wastes in high volume, effectively & quickly, resulting in weight loss.
This herb is mainly used for digestive and liver problems but also has some other health benefits, such as a skin cleanser to treat acne, treatment of urinary tract infections, to boost energy and stamina, treat ulcers, cleanse the colon and treat psoriasis and eczema.
Sometimes referred to nature’s aspirin, meadowsweet is one of the most common herbs, growing wild throughout Europe and Asia, and naturalized to grow throughout North America’s Eastern coast. It was one of the three sacred herbs renowned by Druids, along with vervain and water-mint. Its historical medicinal uses are confirmed enough that it is licensed as a standard medicinal tea in Germany by the German E Commission.
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.
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?
Self heal (or heal-all) is a wonderful medicinal flower and herb which as the name suggests has tremendous healing properties. Self-heal is often taken as a tea or a tincture for sore throats, fevers, diarrhea, inflammation, and heart and liver problems. Self-heal contains powerful antioxidant and antibiotic properties which has given it a reputation for being excellent for the immune, cardiovascular, and lymphatic system.
Marjoram is a storehouse of potent nutrients. It is known to promote perspiration & helps in the removal of toxins, sodium salts & excess water from the body as well as helps bring down fever. Marjoram has a warming effect on the system. It improves circulation & warms up the body which helps get rid of cough & phlegm & gives relief in arthritis & rheumatism. #dherbs #healthtips
This Little Weed Is One of the Most Useful Medicines on the Planet
Plantain has often been the go-to remedy for hikers plagued by mosquitoes. Because it draws toxins from the body with its astringent nature, plantain may be crushed (or chewed) and placed as a poultice directly over the site of bee stings, bug bites, acne, slivers, glass splinters, or rashes.
Sweet violet is a medicinal flower and herb that has been used for thousands of years for its healing properties. Sweet violet is rich in vitamins A & C and is packed with bioflavonoids and anti-cancer compounds that have been shown to be effective against lung, skin, stomach, and breast cancer. Use 2 tsp of fresh or dried flowers and/or leaves to 1 cup of boiling water. Allow to steep for at least 10 minutes and sweeten with raw honey if desired.
Yarrow is something of a miracle plant, it's good for the liver, the lungs, and the kidneys. Made into a tea, it is also used for fevers, colds and flu. It reduces swollen organs, varicosities, aids circulation, and prevents thrombosis. It is high in flavenoids, an antioxidant. It can give relief from cystitis, kidney stones, and bladder infections. It is, also, a tonic for the nervous system. As a matter of fact, there is hardly a condition for which this wonderful herb is not useful. Read…
Pine Pollen is one of the ultimate superfoods in the world, which should be a staple in ones daily diet. Spring is the season to harvest pine pollen. Pine Pollen has over 200 bioacitve nutrients and compounds such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids, phytonutrients and much more. This makes pine pollen the perfect food for strengthening the body and achieving peak health.