Red Raspberry is also an excellent source of the alkaloid fragrine, which tones the muscles of the pelvic region, including the uterus itself. This really helps lessen or eliminate cramps in the menstrual cycle and makes for an easier birth. …
Mullein makes a very appropriate first herbal ally for beginners in herbcraft.
In the 19th century, people smoked mullein leaves or dried flowers to treat respiratory diseases, coughs, and asthma symptoms – a practice borrowed from the Mohegan and Penobscot Indians.
Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) is an Old World plant, where it was for centuries an esteemed medicinal herb. The colonists planted it in their gardens; it has since escaped and become naturalized in various species throughout the United States….
This elderberry tincture post is starting out as a difficult one to write for some reason. I want to communicate what I am thinking about self-sufficiency, but know I am a long way away myself. This is to encourage us all in doing anything we can to be more homegrown in our outlook.
As a society we have gone outside the home for most of what we need and want in our lives.
Food, music, health care, clothing. It’s all acquired from outside of our family and our community. So what happens when we make music in the evening, grow some of our own food, and make some of our own medicine?…
Are you looking for an effective essential oils recipe for year-round use in a vaporizer or a diffuser? We have used this with success many, many times as our alternative to antibiotics, in particularly, with respiratory issues (pneumonia).
I am hyper-allergic to antibiotics since my 20s and have had to rely mainly on essential oils, silver, and other natural remedies in my medicine cabinet. I hope this will be of help to you if you also react to antibiotics. (Also, in the last few years, we have discovered the power of elderberry tincture and syrup, and add it to the regimen in case it’s viral).
Essential oils have practically saved my life…a number of times.
And I am not exaggerating!
Since I am allergic to almost all antibiotics, I’ve had to do a lot of research…and find effective alternatives.
If you are not already acquainted with essential oils, this is a quick and easy primer. These top 10 have been invaluable to our family over many years. If used correctly, they can be very effective and safe. We have only had to resort to antibiotics once. ~Jacqueline…