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my friend Holy Basil, Tulsi, or Ocimum sanctum- used to relax and lift moods and spirits, herb for protection, and herb of grace

my friend Holy Basil, Tulsi, or Ocimum sanctum- used to relax and lift moods and spirits, herb for protection, and herb of grace

Mullein..........alot of people call it a weed, but it has many many benefits....

Mullein..........alot of people call it a weed, but it has many many benefits....

The plantain plant (not to be confused with the banana-like plantain) has been used for millennia by humans as a food and herbal remedy for all sorts of maladies. Mucilage is what gives plantain it’s effectiveness. It relieves sore throats and inflammation in the digestive tract with antibacterial properties, healing as it soothes. For colds and flu, add a tablespoon of fresh/dry plantain seed heads and leaves to a cup of boiling water, steep for 10 minutes, strain and drink several times…

The plantain plant (not to be confused with the banana-like plantain) has been used for millennia by humans as a food and herbal remedy for all sorts of maladies. Mucilage is what gives plantain it’s effectiveness. It relieves sore throats and inflammation in the digestive tract with antibacterial properties, healing as it soothes. For colds and flu, add a tablespoon of fresh/dry plantain seed heads and leaves to a cup of boiling water, steep for 10 minutes, strain and drink several times…

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea). This succulent green has appreciable amounts of omega 3  fatty acid, which is the same beneficial oil as in fish and flax oil supplements. Add wild purslane to a salad or smoothie daily to get your dose of omega threes.

Purslane (Portulaca oleracea). This succulent green has appreciable amounts of omega 3 fatty acid, which is the same beneficial oil as in fish and flax oil supplements. Add wild purslane to a salad or smoothie daily to get your dose of omega threes.

Yarrow, Official    Creeping herbaceous perennial. Native to temperate zones worldwide, and often found in alpine meadows. Extremely valuable medicinal with vulnerary, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and styptic properties. Plant prefers full sun and requires little water. Looking for a leg-up into using medicinal herbs in home-based healthcare? This is one of the best introductory plants out there. Looks good...

Yarrow, Official Creeping herbaceous perennial. Native to temperate zones worldwide, and often found in alpine meadows. Extremely valuable medicinal with vulnerary, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and styptic properties. Plant prefers full sun and requires little water. Looking for a leg-up into using medicinal herbs in home-based healthcare? This is one of the best introductory plants out there. Looks good...