Annies Remedy - Herbs for Self Healing
A-Z Medicinal Herb Chart Over 450 traditional medicinal
herbs and plants are profiled along with detailed herb descriptions, common names,
botanical names, medicinal uses, folklore, and references from the leading herbalists
of today and ancient times. Use the alphabetical herb chart to find information
on a specific herb or plant you are interested in learning about, and learn about
the healing properties and actions of medicinal plants.
The wise woman's knowledge of plants is of a practical nature, based on skill, observation, and recipes that are passed down from generation to generation. She was the family doctor, herbalist, candle maker, chef, and seamstress all rolled into one. This collection of herbal remedies grew out of a personal quest for self healing with herbal based alternative medicine. I hope you will find something here that helps you also, whatever your interest in natural, alternative medicine may be.
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Christmas Herbs And Seasonal Stories
The earliest herbal stories of Christmas are rooted in the desert of the Holy Land, and begin with the the wisemen bearing gifts of gold, myrrh and frankincense to the newborn child. Create the perfect ambiance for the Christmas season by infusing these traditonal oils in an aroma lamp or room diffuseer or add 1 or 2 drops to a fire log 20 minutes before lighting.
The aroma of cinnamon evokes memories of Christmas kitchens - warm, spicy and intensely fragrant. Cinnamon oil is also associated with love, and is used in essential oil blends to stimulate the senses. Cinnamon has an energizing and uplifting effect on mood. Cinnamon makes a great tasting tea by itself or added to almost any herbal tea blend for it's spicy, warm properties. The addition of honey brings out the organic sweetness of the cinnamon and complements the antibiotic healing for colds, sore throats, and other viral infections.