Infusion of Plantain Ingredients: 1 oz. Plantain leaves (cut) 1¼ pints distilled water Instruction: 1. Boil the water. 2. Pour the boiling water over the herb. 3. Cover and let steep in a hot place for 20 minutes. 4. Strain; add 2 ozs. glycerine. 5.
Infusion of Pilewort (Lesser Celandine) Ingredients: 1 oz. Pilewort Herb (Lesser Celandine) (cut) 1 1⁄4 pints distilled water Instructions: 1. Boil the water and pour over Herb. Cover and let steep in a hot place for 20 minutes. 2. Strain and add 1 oz. glycerine.
Infusion of Plantain Ingredients 1 oz. Plantain leaves (cut) 1 1⁄4 pints distilled water Instruction 1. Boil the water, pour over Herbs. 2. Cover and let steep in a hot place for 20 minutes. 3. Strain, and add 2 ounces of glycerine. Cool and bottle.
Cascara Extract. (half strength) 1 in 2. Ingredients: 4 ounces Cascara Sagrada bark (cut or ground) 1 quart Distilled water Instruction: 1. Bring to boil, then simmer slowly, covered, for 1 hour. 2. Strain, return bark to clean saucepan, add enough water to cover bark,
Strong Decoction of Mullein Ingredients: 4 ounces Mullein leaves and flowers, equal parts (cut) 3 pints distilled water Direction: Boil slowly for 15 minutes. Strain, press and reduce to 1 pint. Add 4 ounces glycerine, cool, bottle and keep in a cool place. Dose: Adult:
A nervine is a plant remedy that has a beneficial effect upon the nervous system. Nervine Tonic Ingredients 2 oz Blue Vervain Herb (Verbena hastata) (cut) 2 oz Damiana Leaves (Turnera diffusa) (cut) 2 oz Scullcap Herb (Scutellaria) (cut) 2 quarts Distilled Water Preparation 1.
Chaparral (Larrea divaricata) Other names: Creosote bush, Greasewood, black bush, Gobernadora, Hediondilla Family: Zygophyllaceae Parts used: Leaves, stems Action: Antibiotic, powerful blood cleanser, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory, alterative, respiratory and urinary antiseptic, anti-oxidant, anti-psoriasis, anti-arthritic. Contains NDGA a powerful parasiticide. Anti-tumour, anti-microbial. Strong bitter, enzyme inhibitor. All
General Flaxseeds Uses Tea: 2-3 teaspoons to cupful boiling water; infuse 15 minutes. Drink without filtering, with agave for sweetening if necessary. One-third-1 cup. Cold tea for stomach disorders: Half a teaspoon crushed Linseed to cup water soaked overnight. Drink the next morning. Heat if
Decoction of Lily of the Valley Root Ingredients: 2 ozs. Lily of the Valley Root (cut) 1 quart distilled water Instruction: 1. Put the root into the water and let stand for 6 hours. 2. Boil slowly for 1 hour, while closely covered. 3. Strain,
Burdock Herbal Formulas Burdock is widely used in traditional herbal medicine for a number of health concerns including cancers, skin disorders, anaemia, blood cleansing, abscesses and digestive disorders. It is used on its own or sometimes in combination with other herbs. Burdock tends to grow
Burdock is popularly used to address a number of health conditions. Here are a few burdock-related herbal formula that may be used to improve specific and overall health. Burdock Yellow Dock Red Clover Ingredients equal parts, Burdock Root, Yellow Dock Root and Red Clover Flower.
Spring is here and there is no doubt you will see the stinging nettle herb (Urtica dioica L.) springing up (no pun intended) just about everywhere, especially as the climate gets warmer and we experience more of the sun. What better time to begin incorporating it