Herbal Remedies and Recipes
This is an article on Herbal Remedies and Recipes for a variety of illnesses, hurts and pains.
This has been sent to us from a friend who resides in Canada. She is a Subscriber on our Youtube Channel and per our request, she has sent us some of the herbal remedies she personally uses for her own medication.
She nor we are not medical doctors and we do not endorse nor guarantee these remedies to work. These are remedies and recipes she uses personally and if you decide to use a remedy of this nature, we suggest you do your own research and contact your physician to be sure you are safe to use them.
We do not know if you are allergic or have underlying problems that could cause you to have complications if you were to use these.
So, be sure you understand we are not guaranteeing these will cure you or your problems.
Always, always, unless you already practice making your own medications and are familiar with them, do your research!
List of Herbal Remedies and Recipes for a Variety of Ailments
Plantain - crush 4 to 5 leaves and add to 1/8 cup of milk.
Apply it to boils or anything that you want to extract the poison from such as bee stings.
Apply directly or soak a small piece of cloth in mixture and apply it to the infected area.
Crush leaves or chew them up to crush them and then apply to mosquito bites.
You can add the young leaves to salads.
Willow Bark Tincture
Willow bark and twig tincture - cut some twigs and peel the bark and cut the twigs in pieces.
Fill a jar with as much as you can and fill with plain vodka and make sure the vodka goes over as to submerge the willow material, put a lid on it.
Every 2 days, shake the jar really well. Make sure the willow material is always submerged with vodka. Do this for 2 weeks, by shaking every 2 data.
After 2 weeks, strain the liquid and keep it in a jar in your medicine cabinet.
Aspirin is made from the chemical compounds found in Willow. Chew a bit of the bark and it will have an aspirin taste.
Pussy Willow is more for soft tissue pain, like muscle aches, abdominal pain, and fever.
White willow is more for bones and joint pain.
Put a few tablespoons in tea or beverage for various pains. Take as needed. Gather in the Spring.
Goldenrod Tea Remedy
Goldenrod - dry the flowers and leaves and make a tea (a few tbs steeped in a cup of boiled water) for urinary tract and kidney infections, kidney stones, diabetes, and arthritis. Apply to gout, hemorrhoids, and eczema.
Make a steam pot to inhale for asthma.
Pick in late summer.
Mullein Oil Remedy
Mullein - pick late Summer. Make Mullein oil by adding flowers to olive oil.
Put as much in a jar as possible and fill with olive oil.
After a few weeks, strain and use the oil for ear aches, hemorrhoids, and gout.
Make a tea with the flowers and leaves (a few tbs steeped in a cup of boiled water), it has anticancer properties.
Horsetail - found in damp forested areas.
Use the whole plant, roots and all in a tea (a few tbs steeped in a cup of boiled water) for joint pain, inflammation, strengthens nails, also good for bones.
The flower stem is very good to eat raw or cooked.
High energy food.
Chaga Mushroom Remedy (WARNING)
Chaga mushroom - IF YOU ARE TAKING BLOOD THINNERS DO NOT USE CHAGA!!
Blackish mound commonly found on Yellow or White Birch.
Must be at least the size of a grapefruit and 30% of it must be left on the tree to ensure the regrowth of the Chaga.
Don't puncture the tree.
Break it into chunks as small as possible to dry out.
Boil water and add a piece of the Chaga to your cup.
Never boil the Chaga with the water.
You're steeping only.
Once your water in your cup looks like a tea color, remove the Chaga and keep it.
It can be reused 5 or 7 times more.
Use for inflammation, cancer, heart disease, fever, diabetes, tuberculosis to name a few.
Dandelion Tea Remedy
Dandelion - flowers, leaves, and roots.
Dry altogether and make a tea for blood and circulation tonic, viral infections, urinary tract infections, and cancer.
A few tbs steeped in boiled water.
Use in salads also.
If you use herbal remedies and recipes we would love to hear from you!
There are several of our subscribers on our YouTube Channel who use herbal remedies and we are looking forward to posting more of these wonderful and natural way of doctoring ourselves in the near future.
These remedies and recipes were submitted to us by our friend Diane, The Canadian KabinGurl!
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