Benefits of apple ------------------------------------------------- Along with the interest of many Americans in natural medicines to treat disease came a surge of fantastic claims surrounding folk remedies, vitamins and herbs.
Herb as medicine was just becoming popular back in the 60's - 70's But they were not called witches they were Grand-mother and Grand-daughters who kept the family traditions and stayed away from man made junk that is now killing Americans by the bus load every day. Sodium Fluoride is one to name just a few toxins our government still allows into our water supplies.
Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), is one of the most powerful antibiotic herbs, and is a gift to us from our Indigenous American ancestors. Goldenseal is now an endangered plant because of overharvestation. Use sparingly and with care. While the arial parts have some value medicinally, it is the root that contains the most powerful active ingredient. Be sure to buy only sustainably farmed rather than wildcrafted goldenseal.
Aloe Vera For thousands of years, people have used the gel from aloe vera leaves for healing and softening the skin. Effective in treating psoriasis, seborrhea, dandruff, and minor burns and skin abrasions, as well as radiation-induced skin injuries.Drinking aloe vera juice is one of the best ways to help insure health and wellness, coupled with an already healthy lifestyle of course.
Using Trees As Medicine. Basic info on the medicinal aspects of Alder, Apple, Ash, Beech, Birch, Cedar, Elder, Elm, Hawthorn, Hazel, Holly, Linden & Basswood, Maple, Oak, Pine, Poplar, Mountain Ash, Walnut, and Willow trees.
Echinacea purpurea - Echinacea angustifolia was widely used by the North American Plains Indians for its general medicinal qualities. Echinacea was one of the basic antimicrobial herbs of eclectic medicine from the mid 19th century through the early 20th century, and its use was documented for snakebite, anthrax, and for relief of pain. In the 1930s echinacea became popular in both Europe and America as a herbal medicine. According to Wallace Sampson, MD, its modern day use as a…