Boneset

Did You Know…

… that Boneset was one of most widely used medicinal plants of early America and has been used well into the 21st century to treat a variety of ailments…particularly influenza and fever? Continue reading

Thyme out for Cold, Flu, and Other Organisms

thymeAnother member of the labiatae, or mint, family, thyme is an herb native to the Mediterranean basin and comes in many varieties. There is only one plant, thymus vulgaris, but the composition of the oil distilled from the plant shows variations in chemical components based on the location or region the plant grows in, despite being botanically identical. The microbial power of thyme is so powerful that some oils are safe to use in all situations, and some are not. Thymus vularis ct. linalol is the best oil for beginners to use and it is the safest to use on the skin, in baths, and on children and the elderly. Other chemotypes (ct) such as thymus vulgaris ct. thujanol, thymus vulgaris ct. thymol, Continue reading

Weight Loss Benefits of Superfood Sea Buckthorn Oil

Amazing Benefits of Sea Buckthorn Oil Found to Help You Easily Shed Fat

Did you know…that the oil from sea-buckthorn berries, when consumed internally, sends signals to the human brain that command the body to stop storing unnecessary fat?

The Tibetans and Chinese have used the oil from sea-buckthorn berries to promote digestive and immune system health for thousands of years; the ancient Greeks recognized its anti-aging and beautifying properties, and even used it to keep the coats of racehorses shiny. Continue reading

Black Cumin Seed Oil – An Ancient Healing Remedy

Black cumin seeds (Nigella sativa) have long been used as a powerful remedy against major illnesses in nearly every major medical tradition…from Ayurveda to Chinese herbalism to ancient Egyptian and Greek medicine.

The earliest written reference to black cumin (also called “blackseed”) is found in the book of Isaiah Continue reading

Wild Tomatillo Disolve aggressive Cancer Tumors

tomatillosDid You Know…  that a weed called wild tomatillo has been shown to halt and even dissolve aggressive cancer tumors?

Recently, researchers from the University of Kansas were honored for discovering the remarkable cancer-fighting properties of the wild tomatillo (Physalis longifolia).  This humble member of the nightshade family is a weed you Continue reading

Epazote

Parts used: leaf, whole plants, seeds

PROPERTIES AND ACTIONS
Main actions:

* Expels worms
* Kills parasites
* Kills the amoebas
* slightly laxative
* Kills bacteria
* Prevents ulcers
* Insect repellent

Other actions:
* Increases the transpiration Continue reading