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Oregon Grape: Gentle Protector

Berberis (or Mahonia) aquafolium (B. repens or nervosa species also used), a.k.a. Oregon Mountain Grape, Holly-leaved Barberry Oregon grape earned its name from pioneers who harvested the plant along the Oregon trail. These hardy travelers used this herb as both medicine…

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Hawthorn: The Heart Healer

Crataegus species, a.k.a. Mayhaw and Thornapple. Hawthorn loves the heart. It lowers high blood pressure and raises low blood pressure. Hawthorn, like other tonics, focuses on stabilizing the existing system to achieve a healthy balance. Happily, this tree grows all over…

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Apple: Nature’s Bandage

Malus domestica/sylvestrus a.k.a.: Fruit of the Gods, Fruit of the Underworld, The Silver Bough Although apple is familiar as food in our kitchens, an herbalist has to return to the old almanacs for reminders of its medicinal properties. It's surprising…

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Yarrow: The Wound Healer

Achillea millefolium Yarrow is nature's bandage. Since yarrow grows in every vacant lot, abandoned field and rocky wayside, it's clear Nature must think herbalists need a lot of bandages. This scruffy little herb contains its own antiseptic and a soft…

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