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Pink Lady's Slipper

Lady’s Slippers Plant – It’s Benefits & Many Uses

Lady’s Slipper’s Herb Summary Ladies’ Slipper: Natural order, Orchidaceae. Latin Name: Cypripedium Pubescens. Common Names: Yellow moccasin flower, American Valerian, Umbel, Noah’s Ark, nerve root. Habitat: North America, in rich woods and meadows, flowering in May and June. It grows to a height of twelve

Scullcap, Scull cap, Skullcap

Scullcap Herbal Formula To Help You Relax

Botanical Name: Scutellaria lateriflora Common Name: Mad-dog Skullcap, Virginia Skullcap, Hood-wort, Helmet flower, Blue Pimpernel, Side-flowering Skullcap, Hooded Willow-herb, Mad-weed, Mad-Dog Weed Actions: Neurotrophorestorative, anxiolytic, nerve tonic, anti-spasmodic, sedative, analgesic, anti-convulsive, anti-seizure, tonic, slightly astringent. Traditional Use(s): Traditionally, it has been used as a nerve

oregon grape

Oregon Grape Root Benefits and Uses

The Oregan Grape falls into the category of alterative. It belongs to the order Berberidaceae. Latin name: Berberis Aquifolium. Synonyms: (or common names) Rocky Mountain grape, Holly leaved barberry, California barberry and Trailing mahonia. Habitat: Grows along the western coast of United States and in

barberries

Herbal Materia Medica

Herbal Materia Medica, Fifth edition by Michael Moore Outlines of over 500 major botanical medicines, with the preferred forms and methods of their preparations, strengths, solutions, the most common adult dosages environmental status, and potential dangers.

flaxseed

Flaxseed (Linseed) Formula for Tumours & Injuries

Actions of Flaxseed The actions of flaxseeds include demulcent, emollient, anti-cough, nutrient body-builder, antispasmodic (stomach and bowel). An expectorant. Source of polyunsaturated fatty acids, mucins and minerals. Rich in linoleic acid for breaking down cholesterol deposits, and to produce specific types of prostaglandins. Bulk laxative

barberries

Decoction of Barberry Bark (Anemia and Malnutrition )

Ingredients: 4 ounces barberry bark (cut) 3 pints of distilled water Instruction: 1. Put the bark in the water and let stand for 1 hour. 2. Boil slowly until the water barely covers the Herb. 3. Strain through a cloth and set this liquid aside.

High Blood Pressure

Herbal Formula For High Blood Pressure

Herbal Formula For High Blood Pressure (Infusion) Ingredients: 1 teaspoon cut Rue Herb 1 teaspoon cut European Golden Rod Leaves 3 teaspoons cut German Valerian Root 3 teaspoons cut Liquorice Root (Sweetwood) 6 teaspoons cut Buckthorn (Alder) Bark 4 teaspoons cut Tall Speedwell Root 2

Red Clove flower - alterative

Red Clover

Scientific name: Trifolium pratense Common name: Red Clover, Purple Clover, Trefoil, Wild Clover Natural order: Leguminosae Habitat: The plant is indigenous to Europe, central Asia, northern Africa and is naturalized in many other parts of the world. Flower and Fruit: One to 4 globular, ovate

Iceland moss

Decoction of Iceland Moss (Cetraria Islandica)

Plant: Centraria islandica Ingredients: 1 ounce Iceland Moss (cut) 1 1⁄2 pints distilled water Instruction: 1. Let the Iceland moss stand in the water for 1 hour. 2. Stir and boil for 15 minutes. 3. Strain, cool and add 25 percent glycerine. Dose: Adult –

Calumba

Infusion of Calumba Root

Plant: Jateorhiza palmata Ingredients: 1 ounce Calumba Root (cut) 1 1⁄4 pints distilled water Instructions: 1. Boil the water and pour on the roots. 2. Let stand in a hot place (not boiling) for 30 minutes. 3. Strain and add 2 ounces of glycerin. 4.