Hawthorn berries are a safe herbal medicine that improves circulation, regulates blood pressure, and eases other heart-related conditions. In this post, learn how to make a tincture from the berries that you can use at home.
The common use of antibiotics to treat earaches may actually have the unintended effect of causing recurrent ear infections! The AAP now recommends a "wait and see" approach for uncomplicated earaches along with comfort measures. I tried this one recommended by Lillian Beard, M.D. with one of my littles a few months ago and it was very helpful. Thought I would pass it along!
I picked these herbs because I can easily grow them in my zone 3 climate (except ginger which I can buy at the grocery store. There is nothing magical about these specific herbs except that they are local to me. It frustrates me when an herbal recipe calls for exotic ingredients but a common local herb would have sufficed. So use this recipe as a guide for your own herbal alchemy.
how weeds – found in your own yard – can be used to help heal sicknesses, burns, sores and other ailments. Note: This picture wasn't on the website, but info was at: http://www.natureskills.com/wild-foods/edible-weeds/