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Birch bark can easily be harvested from dead or fallen trees, where it still retains its wonderful properties. Birch bark is strong and water resistant, almost like cardboard in its pliability, and can therefore be bent, cut, and even sewn.
Birch trees have a strong connection with the celebration of Beltane, they are among the first to come into leaf, and therefore would have made a obvious choice as a representation of spring.
Burdock is considered by many herbalists to be the best known medicinal for skin conditions (Hoffman, Moore). This herb is highly effective, gentle, and multipurpose. It promotes the flow of bile and also increases circulation to the skin.
The amount of Vitamin C found in the Camu Camu fruit is attracting the attention of naturopaths and nutritionists alike. The combination of Vitamin C and the other nutrients in this super fruit is becoming known as a general health boosting essential.
Usually used as a tincture. The tannins in the herb are released only if it is taken in an acidic medium; add a little lemon juice to a quarter-cup of water to which you add the tincture or prepare as a tea.
Chaga is typically and historically ingested as a tea, but it also has been made into a tincture, and less commonly into a powder that is then used as a tea; Encapsulation seems to be rare. There have been reports of it being the base for liqueurs.
Coltsfoot was so popular in Europe that French pharmacists painted its flowers on their doorposts. It was brought to America from Europe. Before the plant flowers, it resembles butterbur enough that old herbals caution against confusing the two.
Copal is a name given to tree resins from a variety of genera; many of which are identified with the aromatic resins used by the cultures of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica as ceremonially burned incense. More generally, the term copal describes resinous substa
The roots of devil's claw are used traditionally after they are chopped and allowed to dry in the sun for at least three days. Devil's claw is one of the bitterest of all herbs, making a very good digestive stimulant.
One of its main uses is to support healthy immune function, although many of its historical uses were related to topical applications. It is now one of the most available dietary supplements and continues to be a subject of many scientific studies invest
Elder berries have also been used for making preserves, wines, winter cordials, and for adding flavor and color to other wines.
Elder berries can be used to help support immune health.*
Eleuthero is now widely utilized in the western herbalism to support general health and to improve endurance and stamina. It is prescribed for use in France, Germany, and Russia as well.
Eleuthero is best known as being an adaptogen and has been part of the herbal repertoire in Chinese medicine for thousands of years. It was also used in Korean and Russian folk medicine, not only for increasing stamina but for promoting overall health.
Epimedium is an ivy-like ground shrub of the higher and drier areas of China and Tibet. It is in the same plant family as Barberry and Oregon Grape, and its first recorded use is circa 200 B.C.E. in China.
Ginger is believed to be more moistening when fresh and also to be energetically warm, whereas the dried root is energetically hot, and more drying. Both have been employed in cases of diarrhea, vomiting and nausea, amongst many other uses.
Lycii berry, otherwise known to Chinese herbalists as Goji or Chinese Wolfberry is a bright red, almost chewy berry with a taste very similar to Raisins. It has been used as a general nutrient tonic (Yin tonic) for many years and Chinese medicine refers t
Gotu kola is known throughout the Asian world as a potent botanical and a tasty food. It has been utilized for thousands of years in both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda for its properties and for its positive effect on memory and focus.
Hawthorn leaf, flower, and berry have been praised over the centuries for their heart elevating properties. Believed to uplift and strengthen both the physical and emotional heart, hawthorn, as it supports healthy cardiovascular function.
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