Plant Medicinal

When our grandmothers wanted to attend to the bumps, bruises, fevers and other diseases their family hurt, they didn't have a corner drugstore. Instead these worthy women relied on simple wisdom, public sense, and pantries well stocked with herbal remedies. With few concessions, these herbal remedies were made from plants and herbs that bent in the kitchen garden or were poised in the fields and woods nearby their homes. There is a growing consciousness of the rank of returning to the use of whole foods and fit herbs into our modern lives. This home herbal remedy meeting is my own small way of working to preserve the knowledge of my grandmother and yours for future groups. It is grounded in my desire to notice the natural world of plants and live an artless and improved life.

Herbal harvests are medicines resulting from plants. They are used as complements to improve health and wellbeing, and may be used for other therapeutic resolves. Herbal products are available as tablets, capsules, precipitates, extracts, teas and so on.

Herbal medicines are thought to be safe as it is accepted, but in fact it can cause serious opposing effects and interface with other drugs and supplements.

Herbal complements are regulated by the FDA, but not as drugs or as foods. They fall under a group called dietary supplements. The rules for dietary additions are as follows: Producers don't have to seek FDA approval before putting dietary supplements on the market.

Labels on store-bought herbs rarely reveal how shrubberies are raised, let alone how elongated the ingredients are unprotected to light and high temperatures while stored in their plastic ampules. Grow your own to ensure the best quality and strength of your herbal remedies!

“The primary advantage is being able to develop a connection with that herb,” says Jen Bredesen, an herbalist and teacher at the California School of Herbal Studies. Even beginner gardeners can concoct simple home remedies like teas and salves using Bredesen’s list of the top nine easy-to-grow medicinal herbs.