By Herbs

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Overhaul Your Medicine Cabinet with Herbal Remedies

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Herbal Alternatives to Over-the-Counter Drugs As you more than likely know, some over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs consist of synthetic chemicals that damage the body and only mask the symptoms of the underlying problem or disease. But there’s a great alternative that is simple to do and much less expensive. Making herbal remedies like tinctures […]

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For the Love of Mugwort: 7 Uses for Mugwort

Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) is a divine lady who goes by several names, including wild wormwood, chrysanthemum weed, artemis, Old Uncle Henry, St. John’s plant, and cronewort. As an easy-to grow perennial that self-seeds readily, mugwort easily grows to 4 feet and more. She can grow in all types of soils, including poor and alkaline soils, […]

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The Medicine Your Grandmother Used

Did you know that there was no NyQuil in the US until 1966? That’s right. Did you know that Tylenol wasn’t introduced until 1955? That’s also true. And there was no Benadryl before 1946. So, what did your grandmother do when her children got sick? You don’t have to venture back very far in our […]

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I Believe in God and Comfrey

Comfrey is a medicinal herb whose reputation is to promote healing. Modern chemists have found that it possesses Allantoin which promotes the growth of new cells, validating Comfrey’s historical use on burns and wounds. It was known as “Knit Bone” or “Boneset” by our ancestors. When boiled, Comfrey can produce a sticky white paste that […]

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