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How to use herbal actions to discover the best medicine

How To Use Herbal Actions To Discover The Best Medicine

Herbal actions are the effect that each herb has in the human body. Herbal actions are also known as herbal energetics, which refers to the energy that the herb has. When herbal actions are understood, they can help us discover what the best medicine is for the particular ailment we are trying to treat. There …

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How to build your working home apothecary

How To Build Your Working Home Apothecary

Are you interested in herbs? Would you like to use more herbs in your everyday life? Well, building a working home apothecary is the first step in doing so! What is an apothecary? According to Wikipedia, “apothecary is one term for a medical professional who formulates and dispenses materia medica (medicine) to physicians, surgeons, and patients. The modern pharmacist (also colloquially referred to …

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Elderberry Elixir - a delicious herbal gift

Elderberry Elixir – Easy DIY Immune Boosting Herbal Medicine

Do you love elderberry as much as I do? Have you ever tried elderberry elixir or elderberry tincture? It’s quite a pleasant-tasting medicine, and makes a great gift for someone who can use some immune support. And, let’s face it, we ALL can use some immune support, am I right? Elderberry is one of my …

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Growing and using chamomile

Everything You Need to Know About Chamomile

Chamomile is another favorite of mine, as it is for many tea lovers. Like lavender, chamomile is drought tolerant and pretty low maintenance. There are two main varieties, Roman and German. Roman, or ​Chamaemelum nobile, grows lower to the ground, only reaching 3-6 inches in height. German, or ​Matricaria recutita, grows up to two feet …

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