While I’m out working in the garden, I’m not just tending standard food crops, I’m also tending herbs and “weeds”. Some I use for culinary purposes, some for medicinal, some for both. (Don’t you love it when you can get multiple uses from one item?) With many medicinal herbs now being outlawed in Europe, and increasing odds that the US is likely to follow Europe’s lead (thank you, Big Pharma), I’ve been learning more about plants that I can grow in my own yard for medicinal purposes. You’d be surprised at how useful “weeds” can be.
I dry an assortment of plants over the course of the season. Most of them live in my pantry in glass jars covered with my husband’s old mismatched dress socks to keep out the light. I cut each sock in half so it can cover two jars. The socks are elasticized so they grip the jars nicely. I always hated throwing one sock out when the other got worn through – now I have a use for them. The food in front of them is kept in bins that can be easily pulled out to access the herbs. You can see part of a bin on the right hand side of the photo.
Medicinal Herbs that rejuvenate the entire human body!
Most medicinal herbs contain many natural components that assist each other with producing a wide variety of good health results for all body types. Organic herbs that regulate the body; in my opinion, have a coded intelligence to complete different functions on top of riding toxins. While our inner-being screams for repair, the actions of herbs are totally habitual and as precise as a dripping faucet, we only have to consume enough of the ones that correct. Whereas the effects of prescription-drugs can pack a sweeping first blow with quick results, long-term herbal use go much deeper in healing. As I was plagued with headaches, the use of herbs not only eliminated the pain, but did away with the underlying activity causing the pain. We’ve all heard the saying, “pressure will burst a pipe”. Well this is also true when you create a healthy condition in an unhealthy environment, but take note, consistency and discipline must be respected to obtain the rewards of renewal.
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Moringa A very Special Superfood Tree with a blend of:
~A muti Vitamin and Mineral plant~ High in Protein Vitamin A,Vitamin B1,Chromium,Manganese,Potassium ,Iron, Copper,Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Magnesium 7 Vitamins 6 Minerals 20 Amino acids 46 Antioxidants High in natural Anti-inflammatory material Antimicrobial, Antibacterial, Anti-fungal, Antitoxins, Antitumors *Moringa is rich in Vitamin A, It has 4 times more Vitamin A.
Sweet Potato Plants! *Edible leaves are tender; Its nutritional content is said to be comparable to the spinach. Also cooks down fast like spinach. Cutting are in soil ready to plant, grows and spreads fast similar to Ivy. The Leaf tops make delicious Meals. Great for Juicing.
Chinese Yam Plants (Shan Yao)
Apple-Mint Plants! Apple-mint smell great and makes a delicious herbal Tea.
It will probably not surprise you much to learn that I don’t like taking medicine. While I’m thankful for the availability of strong medicine when it’s needed, I prefer to go with natural methods. Nature provides so much of the medicine we need, and I like to use what’s right under my nose (and feet, or overhead.) We have a bumper crop of sage this year, so I am making a few things, including Sage and Honey Cough Syrup. It’s so simple, but effective. In fact, this study showed just honey to bemore effective than drugstore cough syrup. Sage is an anti-bacterial, astringent and anti-inflammatory herb, which makes it great for sore throats and coughs. Sage and honey together make a wonderful cough syrup, and it’s so simple that I think everyone should make a batch.
Sage & Honey Cough Syrup
What You’ll Need
1 cup or more of fresh, organic sage leaves
1 cup or more of raw honey, preferably local (if you don’t have a local source, you can order it here)
a clean jar or glass container that can be sealed tightly and can hold at least 12 oz. (I lovethese and these, and mason jars are also perfect.)