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American Herbal Pharmacopoeia (AHP) - Roy Upton, Herbalist, Director

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Tonics, adaptogens, and alteratives all show us new ways of thinking about our health as balance, as something that can be built and supported over time. As we follow our paths as herbalists, may we not limit ourselves by only thinking in terms of how herbs can help us when we are ill. May we learn, too, how herbs can support us when we are well, how they can bring us into our full potential. May we learn how herbs work for our highest good.

Understanding The Simplicity Of Herbs | GrowingUpHerbal.com

Herbs: Deb Soule's list of healing #herbs and plants.

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Learn how to create inexpensive kitchen remedies out of common herbs and spices.

My new favourite urinary tract infection (UTI) home remedy - 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar + 1 teaspoon of bicarb soda in a glass of water every few hours until symptoms are gone.

Milk thistle is one of the most well-researched plants for liver support including chronic liver disease & cirrhosis. The seeds contain the highest concentrations of the active compound, silymarin which reduces free radical production & oxidative damage. Milk thistle's active compounds help to repair living cells within the liver, while promoting the regeneration of injured tissue. #dherbs #healthtips

Capers are high in flavonoid compounds rutin & quercetin. Quercetin has anti-bacterial, analgesic, anti-carcinogenic & anti-inflammatory properties. Rutin strengthen capillaries, inhibits platelet clump formation in blood vessels, & helps in smooth circulation of blood in very small vessels. Rutin hemorrhoids, varicose veins & bleeding conditions. It also found to reduce LDL cholesterol levels in obese individuals. #dherbs #healthtips

Next time you're feeling restless, try eating a few spoons of celery seed (sprinkle them over a salad or in a soup). The essential oils extracted from celery seed have been shown to work very well tranquilizing the nervous system. These seeds are also VERY helpful in reducing the level of uric acid - a VERY important fact for Gout sufferers to take advantage of. #dherbs #healthtips

Rabbit tobacco herb is one of my favorite remedies for chest congestion, and I'll show you how to ID, collect, and process it yourself!

Nice infographic on health benefits of non-FDA regulated dietary supplements. Everyone (doctors included) should spend a few minutes checking this out.

Guide to Herbal Medicines

Natural Health Tips - 7 Herbal Remedies For Stress Infographic! Who couldn't use this now and again? #naturalremedies #stress

Maca root is loaded with vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, good fats, amino acids and plant sterols, making it a very nutritious whole food. It has been called a “potent superfood” and can improve our health in many ways.

Pulsatilla benefits infography. Infographic. Summary of the general characteristics of the Pulsatilla plant. Medicinal properties, benefits and uses more common of Pulsatilla flowers. http://www.medicinalplants-pharmacognosy.com/herbs-medicinal-plants/pulsatilla/benefits-infographic/

Stop the pain and swelling from bee stings naturally with plantain