Tag: Energetics

Spearmint Energetics: Cool, Gentle, Predictable Medicine

Most of us have encountered Spearmint almost daily for much of our lives…in our toothpaste, mouthwash, chewing gum, and any number of candies and minty treats. There’s a really good reason for that; Spearmint is a solid, predictable, gentle medicine that’s been cooling and stimulating humanity for centuries.

Spearmint for Colds, Flus, and Respiratory Ills
Today, as it was used centuries ago, Spearmint is often one of the first go-to herbs Moms reach for at the first signs of a sniffle. Science tells us that Spearmint is anti-bacterial and anti-microbial, so it can help us fight off cold and flu germs. Energetically, Spearmint helps to cool and open the respiratory system – so it helps release and drain the stuiffiness from our sinuses and open up our bronchial passages.

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Licorice Root Properties, Energetics, and Uses

Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article Licorice Root, the catch-all name for several of the Glycyrrhiza species, has been used by traditional healers for centuries. Traditional Chinese Herbalists, Ayurvedic practitioners, and Traditional Western Herbalists today all agree that the overall properties for this family are mildly cooling and moistening with the danger of driving the body into a too-moist state if not used appropriately.

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Dandelion Energetics: Cool and Dry Detox Queen

Herbal Nerd Society Content: Dandelion is among the staples of modern herbalists, just as it was a staple among the Traditional Western Herbalists of a few centuries ago. The deeply-toothed, smooth-leafed species we know today as Taraxacum officinale, or just plain ol’ dandelion to most of us, is one of several species that have been used worldwide to cool and move stagnant or damp fiery energies.

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