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PLANT MEDICINE STORIES

Conopholis mexicana - A Wonderful Unknown Medicine Plant

Reproductive

  CONOPHOLIS  MEXICANA - Ghost Plant, Broomrape, Mexican Squawroot  This member of the Orobanchaceae is a little known and used medicine plant.  I have spent nearly 20 years working with this wonderful and versatile medicine.  I have found it to be a major and significant ally in a number of different problems.   The whole family is highly prized in China. The Chinese have a good way of describing its actions. - It can tonify the kidneys, strengthen yang - reproductive and urinary disorders, such as impotence, spermatorrhea, urinary incontinence, post urinary dripping, cold pains in lower back and knees. Warms the...

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YERBA SANTA - Better Breathing With An Aromatically Divine Plant Medicine!

Allergy Asthma Bronchitis Chest Congestion Hayfever Lungs

  YERBA SANTA ( Brief Notes)Eriodictyon angustifolium Other names: Mountain Balm and Holy Herb A fine herbal medicine for Asthma, Chest Colds, Urinary Tract Infections, and for warding off negativity …. A very aromatic, evergreen shrub growing to no more than 5 feet tall. Pale lilac colored, often whitish little bells hang gracefully in clusters which are curled up at the ends, uncurling as the flowers mature.  Its leathery and sometimes gummy leaves are simple and narrow in length with toothed margins that are slightly turned back. They are dark green and sticky above, and densely white woolly beneath, between...

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Ocotillo - Secret To Longevity - Always Keep The Lymph Moving!

Lymphatic

  OCOTILLO (Brief Notes)Fouquieria splendens An amazing lymphatic plant medicine that probably could benefit 60% of the people who are reading this!  Michael Moore writes - “ The tincture is taken in a little warm water every three or four hours, usually in doses of 25-35 drops. It is useful for those symptoms that arise from pelvic congestion, both lymphatic and veinous. It is absorbed from the intestines into the mesenteric lymph system by way of the lacteals of the small-intestinal lining: this stimulates better visceral lymph drainage into the thoracic duct and improves dietary fat absorption into the lymph...

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ELEPHANT TREE - A Powerful Anti-Microbial Plant Medicine

Elephant Tree Immune System Lyme's Disease

ELEPHANT TREE - Bursera microphylla  Maybe, just maybe, my favorite medicine tree in the whole world! Some observations and notes. A remarkable plant medicine for depressed white blood cell count and endogenous and deep tissue infections, and can be helpful in these conditions: MRSA, Sepsis, Periodontitis, Herpes, Gangrene (bacteria - Clostridium perfringens), Streptococcus spp., Staphlococcus spp., Lyme and its many coinfections, Venomous Bites with Sepsis or Tissue Necrosis, Pediculicide (Lice treatment), Venereal (gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis) and other problematic and deep infections. Elephant Tree (ET or Bursera) - Is an antiviral, anti-fungal, antibacterial, astringent, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, mucolytic, diuretic, diaphoretic, emmenagogue (lightly),...

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YERBA MANSA - An Important Medicine Plant! (Part One)

Anti-inflammatory Herbal Medicine Lyme's Disease Yerba Mansa

    YERBA MANSA ( Some Updated Notes, more will be added - Part One) Anemopsis californicaSaururaceae (Lizard Tail Family) Anemopsis californica is also known as, Yerba Mansa, Yerba del Manso, Manso, Bavisa, Lizard Tail, Swamp Root, Raiz del Manso, and Apache beads. Yerba Mansa, is a perennial, low growing plant, always found in stands. It has many basal leaves, from three to eight inches long, rounded or lobbed, and somewhat fleshy or succulent. The flowers form a conical white spike with distinct white bracts around the base. In the fall, the whole plant turns brick-red in color, and large...

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