~Betula lenta (Sweet Birch) or Gaultheria procumbens (Eastern teaberry) ~Betulaceae or Ericaceae ~Traditional: astringent, antiseptic, antipyretic, antirheumatic, cathartic, emetic ~Phytochem: methyl salicylate ~Activity/MOA: rubifacient= anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic Oil Collection, Essential Health, Essential Oil, Birches Oil, Wintergreen Essential, Wintergreen Oil, Birches Bark, Oil Living, Bark Oil
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Treatment for Poison Ivy – With the arrival of warm weather, families are spending time outdoors, and poison ivy could be a problem. Small twigs of birch can be boiled into a tea, cooled slightly, then applied to affected areas. This little known treatment can work wonders when other medications fail!
Sweet Birch Top Trees and Shrubs for Adding Fall Color to Your Yard
Cinnnamon is a widely used as a spice added to baked goods, tea, coffee, chocolate, desserts. Arthritis pain relief: half a teaspoon of cinnamon mixed with a tablespoon of honey. Use during one week every morning before meal.
Basil Oil, Some Uses. Basil (Ocimum basilicum) takes its name from the Greek word for a king — basileum. That might be because it was one of the oils used to anoint kings. It has an herbal, slightly licorice, Italian food scent to it that lifts your mood and makes the lines on your forehead relax for a little while. Aromatic influences: Excellent aromatic nerve tonic, ... Read More »