Herbal Information Sheet: Mullein

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MULLEIN (Verbascum thapsus) 1/3/15   Excerpted from: The Earthwise Herbal, A Complete Guide to Old World Medicinal Plants By Matthew Wood   “The infusion of Mullein Leaf releases a salty mucilage. Thus, it is used as an emollient to bring water into hardened, closed places. It draws water into dried out tissues. This activity causes […]

Oils of the Bible

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QUESTION: I am searching for a list of essential oils mentioned in the Bible with references.   ANSWER: It is an interesting question you ask. Actually there is no evidence of distillation taking place during biblical times. Many modern authors incorrectly refer to essential oil use during this time of history. When old, translated material […]

Strategies for Supporting the Immune System

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by Ingrid Petres   We encounter harmful germs and bacteria on a daily basis. It’s important, as the cold and flu season is upon us, to understand how we can boost our immune systems in order to prevent becoming sick.  General lifestyle changes to help maintain a healthy immune system: Wash your hands frequently Buy a […]

Cold and Flu Recipe: Elder Flower / Peppermint Leaf Recipe

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Elder Flower whole Peppermint Leaf cut   Make a tea using equal parts of these dried herbs.    Dr. Edward E. Shook writes about this recipe in his book “Elementary Treatise in Herbology”. His recipe is to pour 1½ pints of boiling water over the herbs, using one ounce of each herb. “Cover and allow to […]

Herbal Information Sheet: Yarrow

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YARROW (Achillea millifolium)   Excerpted from: The Earthwise Herbal, A Complete Guide to New World Medicinal Plants By Matthew Wood  “Yarrow is one of the primal remedies of the Western herbal tradition.  It can be called the ‘master of the blood.’  Through numerous devices – clotting, unclotting, neurovascular control, flavonoids, etc. – it regulates the […]

Herbal Information Sheet: Red Clover Blossom

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RED CLOVER BLOSSOM (Trifolium pratense)   Excerpted from: New Menopausal Years The Wise Woman Way By Susun Weed  “Red Clover is everything you thought soy would be, with none of soy’s drawbacks.  Instead of leaching minerals from the bones, Red Clover contributes generously to bone health.  Instead of disturbing the thyroid, Red Clover helps normalize […]

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