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SILK TASSEL ( A very important plant medicine for your First Aid Kit)

SILK TASSEL ( A very important plant medicine for your First Aid Kit)

SILK TASSEL ( A very important plant medicine for your First Aid Kit) Garrya flavescens, G. wrightii, G. goldmaniiOther Names: Quinine Bush, Guachichi and Others   Garrya is a genus of flowering plants in the family Garryaceae, native to Mexico, the western United States, Central America and the Greater Antilles. Common names include silk tassel, and tassel bush. They are evergreen dioecious wind-pollinated shrubs growing to 1–5 m (3–16 ft) tall. The leaves are arranged in opposite pairs, and are simple, leathery, dark green to gray-green, ovate, 3–15 cm (1–6 in) long, with an entire margin and a short petiole....

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RED DOCK or Canaigre - Rumex hymenosepalus - One of our finest herbal astringents!

Astringent Bleeding Sore throat

RED DOCK or Canaigre - Rumex hymenosepalus - One of our finest herbal astringents!

     Red Dock or Canaigre, Rumex hymenosepalus, first comes up in the springtime, starting in February in The American Southwest. It is a desert or arid loving plant. It can be found usually in sandy washes or arroyos (dried stream beds).     It grows in abundance from the deep arroyos of the Colorado Desert to the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico, from sea level to 8,000 feet, although most frequently in dry, sandy soil from around 3,000 t0 6,000 feet. The best plants for medicine seem to be around 3,000 to 5,000 feet....

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Bring Yourself Back To Center & Stop The Mind Chatter - The Wonders of Anemone tuberosa

Fears Insominia Mental Restlessness Nervous Exhaustion Phobias

ANEMONE or PULSATILLA - (Anemone tuberosa) Fresh above ground parts of the plant are used, while in flower. Fresh Extract - 1:2 is made and is preferred method to capture its remarkable properties. A marvelous plant medicine that seems to reunite a fragmented mind, body and spirit.Pulsatilla is one of my most treasured plant medicines and is often used in some of the most difficult cases I have worked with. The write up below by one of the most prominent Eclectic doctors will give you an idea of its immense importance. My formula - CALM & CLEAR (Anxiety - Shock...

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MAKING YOUR OWN ESSENTIAL OILS - Introduction to the Art, Ease and Liberation

Essential Oil Making

A Complete Steam Distillation Kit - with Grapefruit Peel in the Material/Holding Flask.     Here is the Hot Plate, which will heat up the water in the boiling flask, causing steam to rise through the plant material, this is how the oils will become seperated from the plant material.       Here is another aspect or view.  1. Black Hot Plate will heat water to boiling temperature. 2. The boiling flask sits on top of the Hot plate, steam is created here and forced upwards into the plant holding flask. 3. Steam will move upwards into glass elbow,...

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SPIKENARD ROOT - Give Your Lungs A Second Chance

Chronic Asthma Emphysema Lungs

  Spikenard - ARALIA RACEMOSA ( Some Brief Notes) (My Lyme Clients and Friends, please take note of this plant) One of my favorite lung herbs for restoring lung function!  Spikenard is known by many, as a fine plant remedy for healing and soothing the lungs after a long bout of lung infection or lung abuse.  People with a history of emphysema, chronic asthma, long term cigarette smokers, fire fighters (especially forest fire fighters), people who have been exposed to chemical vapors, people who have impaired lung function, which has left them with worn out and tired lungs. All can...

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