Coconut Oil! Adding this to your diet could help you lose weight, reverse or prevent diabetes, prevent heart disease, lower cholesterol, boost your immune system, increase your energy, protect against and fight off bacterial and viral infections, help balance your digestive tract, support thyroid function, get rid of acne and wrinkles, give you soft, beautiful skin and hair, and more.
“Comfrey contains allantoin, an anti-inflammatory phytochemical that speeds would healing and stimulates growth of new skin cells.” This burn cream recipe also includes one ounce each of dried plantain, calendula and St. John’s wort to bump up the healing power a little more.
The Burdock plant is related to the Dandelion and Echinacea family. The seeds, greens and roots were used by the ancient Greeks as a medicine to heal many common ailments. The root is mainly used in today’s Burdock health supplements.
I picked these herbs because I can easily grow them in my zone 3 climate (except ginger which I can buy at the grocery store. There is nothing magical about these specific herbs except that they are local to me. It frustrates me when an herbal recipe calls for exotic ingredients but a common local herb would have sufficed. So use this recipe as a guide for your own herbal alchemy.:
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