Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Herbal Plant

Excellent strengthening energy to nerves and limbs, Damiana has a
reputation as a great sexual rejuvenator, particularly in lethargy of the
sexual organs. Whether that old wives tale is true or not, it does have a
definite positive effect on the central nervous system and the hormonal
system as well as a being useful as an anti-depressant.

Also known as Coughwort, Horsehoof and Foals Foot. Use the dried
flowers and leaves. There are useful levels of zinc in the leaves of this
herb, which has been known to have anti-inflammatory results. Use for
coughs, bronchitis, whooping cough and asthma.

Also known as Knitbone. Comfrey has high levels of allantoin which is a
healing chemical that stimulates cell growth. This makes it wonderful for
internal and external use. Works well for gastric ailments including
duodenal ulcers and colitis. Is also beneficial for bronchitis.

Myrrh Gum
Valuable for bronchial and lung diseases. Excellent for pyorrhea.
Removes halitosis or bad breath when taken internally. Excellent remedy
for ulcers, piles and hemorrhoids.

Oregon Grape
Use the root and rhizome. Similar to both Golden Seal and Barberry.
Main use is in the treatment of chronic, scaly skin conditions such as
psoriasis and eczema. Also effective for the liver, gall bladder and as a
laxative for chronic constipation.

The Nettle is another one of those “universal” plants. They are found all
over the world and they strengthen the entire body. Rheumatism, arthritis,
eczema, nosebleeds, arteries, lessen blood pressure are just a few
applications. Nettles contain calcium, chlorine, iron, potassium, silicon,
sodium and sulphur.

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