HERBS for HEALTH
Herbal Uses for Corn Silk - Corn Silk can be used to help alleviate symptoms that go along with the following conditions: bedwetting, cystitis, prostatitis, urinary tract infections, kidney stones, gout and hyperglycemia. (More details on those below.) It's also a natural source of vitamin K and potassium.
There are many, many uses for calendula! Calendula is perhaps most commonly known as a first aid remedy for cuts and wounds. It’s also used internally as an antimicrobial to help the body resist pathogens such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Having anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, astringent, and vulnerary properties, calendula is also a good herb for the skin. In this post, we have gathered together some of our favorite recipes and remedies using this herb for all sorts of uses.
You probably already know that many herbs have abundant medicinal properties. Since most herbs are easy and inexpensive to grow in your garden, on your patio, or on your windowsill, let’s dig deeper into how you can use them to help your family stay healthy. #homesteadsurvivalsite #herbs #herbal #herbalremedies #medicinal
Medicinal trees are useful as natural remedies because they’re available year-round, unlike herbs that you have to dry or tincture to preserve. Knowing how to make medicine from the trees available around you, year-round is a vital health and survival skill. Before running to the pharmacy, I always check out the medicinal trees around me. A lot of them can treat common ailments. Click the pin to learn more! | Hillsborough Homesteading #forage #trees #health #home #herbalremedies #herbalmedicine
Yarrow is one of the most beneficial wild plants that there is. Foraging or wildcrafting for yarrow is easy and fun, you might even have some in your own backyard! Learn how to identify yarrow, and how to use it in your herbal medicine practice. #herbalism #foraging
By growing herbs yourself, in your own garden, you get the freshest, most potent medicinal herbs. These are thriving under the same stressors that you, yourself, are challenged with. When you buy dried herbs, even from local herb stores, they won’t be as active or as potent as the herbs that you harvest fresh and process yourself. But how do you fit medicinal herbs into your home garden plans? You don’t need hundreds of acres to grow enough medicinal herbs for your family’s wellness. Here’...
Yarrow Uses ~ Easy-to-grow yarrow has numerous medicinal uses inside and out, plus it's a beautiful and eco-friendly garden plant. Find out how to use yarrow for cuts, fevers, and more! #medicinalplants #yarrowbenefits #herbalremedies #xeriscaping #pollinatorfriendlygardening