Tag: Remedies

Salamander Fire Cider Recipe

The Practical Herbalist's take on the traditional Fire Cider Recipe. Salamander Fire Cider is a spicy winter blend that tones the digestive system and clears the blood. It's a carminative blend, which works on the smooth involuntary muscles in the stomach, esophagus, and arteries. This recipe is based on a traditional formula that has been [...]

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Stress Relief Tea Blend

Stress helps us adapt to new situations, seek alternatives, and solve problems. Many of the world's greatest inventions, like the sewing machine, are the solutions to stressful situations. On the other hand, stress with not solution and no relief can wreak havoc with your state of mind, relationships, and ultimately with your body. This herbal [...]

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Stay Healthy Tea Blend

This blend has been our family's stand-by for the past few years. We use it as a daily tea. The elderberries in it are terrific protection against illness. When I'm fighting off a cold, I'll add a nip of other herbs, like yarrow, lavender, or elderflowers, to the cup I'm brewing. For stomach complaints, I'll [...]

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Rosacea Facial Rinse

Rosacea is a chronic skin condition that causes red, blotchy patches resembling acne or sunburn on facial skin. It's most common for fair-skinned women starting at the age of  30 or 40 years. When it occurs in men, the condition can become more severe. Doctors commonly prescribe antibiotics for rosacea with limited success. Although the [...]

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Three Bone Tea Recipe

Although the name implies some of the ingredients in this tea could be bones, the truth is the primary ingredients are three bone-healing herbs. Boneset and comfrey have special affinity for healing bones while nettle is chock full of the nutrients bones need to grow. Together, they make healing broken bones easier for bodies young [...]

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Quick First Aid Spray

Comfrey, Yarrow, and Lavender come together in this simple spritzer to make a powerful wound healing team. Lavender focuses on killing germs that lead to infections, including MRSA, staph, and funguses. Yarrow draws injured tissues together while driving out foreign matter of all types. Comfrey works to knit together the injured tissues, often leaving behind [...]

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Root Beer Syrup Recipe

In days gone by, people made root beers as food and medicine. This recipe is designed to take advantage of the more tonic effects a good root beer can offer, such as cleansing for the circulatory, digestive, and respitory systems, clearing the skin, reducing weight and cholesterol, and a mild energy-boost from support for the [...]

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Diaper Rash Salve

Being a baby is hard work. There's a whole lot of growing and changing in that first couple of years. Having diaper rash makes the journey from birth to childhood a painful one. This formula was designed to treat mild to moderate diaper rash. It's not intended to be placed on weeping sores or boils. [...]

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