Monday, July 25, 2011

Balm of Gilead

Balm of Gilead
Also known as Poplar buds and Balsam Poplar. Bark and leaves are
used to alleviate discomfort of cough colds, lung trouble and kidneys.
Secondary, the buds can be used as a tea for gargling making it an
excellent remedy for sore throats, coughs and laryngitis.

Use to correct liver function and promote the flow of bile. Also effective for
the inflammation of the gall bladder due to gall stones.

Also known as Bitter Herb, Snake Head, Turtle Head or Turtle Broom.
Good for the liver, stomach and used in the treatment of eczema. Also
used in treatment of gall stones, inflammation of the gall-bladder and in
jaundice. It stimulates the appetite, eases colic, dyspepsia and
biliousness and is helpful in debility.

Also known as Candleberry, Waxberry and Wax Myrtle. Use bark, leaves
and flowers. For treatment of sore throat, piles, bleeding of the stomach,
lungs, bowels and very effective as a douche.

Yes this is the same basil that you use in cooking. Create a tea from the
dried herb to treat nausea.

Beet Root (Red)
A liver and spleen cleanser. It reactivates a sluggish liver. Should be taken
in small amounts.

Bee Pollen
Good for allergies. Excellent as an energy food. Aids in radiation sickness,
the kind people get when they undergo radiation therapy for cancer.

1 comment:

  1. I couldn't clearly see what should be the function of this plant but I am looking forward for to mixed it with other useful herbal blend together.