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Yarrow
Sunday, 17 March 2013
Thumbnail Achillea millefolium A common meadow herb, with the country name 'nosebleed', yarrow is used in remedies or colds, hay fever and catarrh. As a diuretic, it can also be used for urinary problems and...

How To Make An Infusion

How To Make An Infusion  How To Make An Infusion

Another word for infusion is tea. Infusions are used for drinking herbs as medicine, not as a thirst-quencher. To make an infusion, use the softer parts of the herb that grows above the ground (stems, leaves, flowers) that have been properly dried.  Usually one would use 1 to 3 teaspoons of the herb to 1 cup of water. You can't store infusions for very long, so it's best to use it right away.

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How To Make An Herbal First Aid Kit

How To Make An Herbal First Aid KitHow To Make An Herbal First Aid Kit

These remedies are much gentler on the system and equally as effective as the harsh synthetics you will find in most prepackaged first aid kits. Please remember that first aid is a stop gap measure! Get medical attention for any serious injuries immediately!


Herbal First Aid Kit

How To Make Herbal Remedies

HOW TO MAKE HERBAL REMEDIESHow To Make Herbal Remedies


To get the maximum benefit from herbal remedies, the herbs must be properly prepared. Most herbal remedies are easy to make using equipment that is already found in your kitchen. Use enamel, stainless steel, glass, pottery, or cast-iron utensils. Never use aluminum.

How to Make Herbal Remedies

How To Get Rid of Lice Naturally

How To Get Rid of Lice Naturally

Head Lice, also known as Pediculosis are common parasite which occurs in the hairs of children, especially girls. The adult louse measures about a pin head.  Lice are becoming resistant to neurotoxin and the neurotoxin does not kill the eggs. 

Avena sativa

Oats have been used as a staple food in northern Europe for centuries. The plant is also a good nerve tonic and restorative, and more recently it has been shown to reduce blood cholesterol levels. Oatmeal is often used externally in skin remedies, while oat straw was a medieval remedy for rheumatism.

Parts used: Seeds, straw, bran whole unripe plant

Actions: Antidepressant, restorative nerve tonic, diaphoretic, nutritive; Oatbran is antithrombotic, and reduces cholesterol levels

Used in: Tinctures, porridge, poultices, juice, tablets

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