Horehound  is an old medicinal herb,  best known as an agent used in cough and cold preparations.  It is a   perennial member of the  Mint family, and has the characteristic square  stems common to mints.  It is an attractive plant to bees, and has sort of a musky odor  when brushed.  The leaves are covered with white hairs, giving the plant an  overall wooly appearance

Horehound is an old medicinal herb, best known as an agent used in cough and cold preparations. It is a perennial member of the Mint family, and has the characteristic square stems common to mints. It is an attractive plant to bees, and has sort of a musky odor when brushed. The leaves are covered with white hairs, giving the plant an overall wooly appearance

Herb called Creeping Charlie - interesting article. This extremely common weed (it's all over my lawn) actually has an interesting history of medicinal use. Tender young growth is rich in Vitamin C and can be eaten like spinach.

Herb called Creeping Charlie - interesting article. This extremely common weed (it's all over my lawn) actually has an interesting history of medicinal use. Tender young growth is rich in Vitamin C and can be eaten like spinach.

Comfrey plant, a most valued healing plant. Merely placing a leaf of this plant on a sprain or bruise causes faster healing.

Comfrey plant, a most valued healing plant. Merely placing a leaf of this plant on a sprain or bruise causes faster healing.

Mugwort ~ settles stomach & aids digestion; tea good for menstrual cramps *do NOT take when pregnant

Mugwort ~ settles stomach & aids digestion; tea good for menstrual cramps *do NOT take when pregnant

Evening Primrose young roots can be eaten like a vegetable, or the shoots can be eaten as a salad. Poulticed roots applied to piles and bruises. Tea made from the roots have also been used in the treatment of obesity and bowel pains. Leaves and bark which are made into evening primrose oil, known to treat :     multiple sclerosis      premenstrual tension      hyperactivity      eczema      acne      brittle nails      rheumatoid arthritis      alcohol-related liver damage

Evening Primrose young roots can be eaten like a vegetable, or the shoots can be eaten as a salad. Poulticed roots applied to piles and bruises. Tea made from the roots have also been used in the treatment of obesity and bowel pains. Leaves and bark which are made into evening primrose oil, known to treat : multiple sclerosis premenstrual tension hyperactivity eczema acne brittle nails rheumatoid arthritis alcohol-related liver damage

Rosemary’s amazing health benefits | Trinity's Conscious Kitchen #rosemary #healthbenefits

Rosemary's amazing health benefits

Rosemary’s amazing health benefits | Trinity's Conscious Kitchen #rosemary #healthbenefits

Raspberry leaf tea - this is great for menstrual cramps. They do sell raspberry tea bags.

Red Raspberry Leaf Tea for Women’s Health

Raspberry leaf tea - this is great for menstrual cramps. They do sell raspberry tea bags.

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