Alfalfa – Medicago sativa

Medicago sativa, Alfalfa

Medicago sativa, or Alfalfa as it is more commonly known is, in my opinion, a top super-herb even among superfoods.

The human body and all its intricate systems need a variety of vitamins and minerals each day to properly function at full capacity.

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Herbal Infusion [How To]

An infusion, or tea, is one of the most powerful herbal preparations. This is because in tea form, the body does not have to work to absorb its nutritional and medicinal properties. When a herbal infusion is ingested it can be directly assimilated into the body and immediately go to work where it is needed. It is critical that every herbalist knows how to prepare a herbal infusion.

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Natural Remedies for Strep Throat

Here’s the scenario – you visit the doctor with all the signs and symptoms: the low grade fever, the raw throat making it hard to swallow; the throat is very red, maybe with some white patches. The doctor assures you the strep culture results will come in within a day or two but in the meantime wants you to start on antibiotics, just to be on the safe side. Sound familiar?

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Dry Your Own Fresh Herbs

Growing your own garden of herbs or wildcrafting (harvesting herbs from the wild) can be a wonderfully satisfying activity. Not only this but using herbs you have grown or gathered yourself to create medicines and treatments for your family gives a sense of empowerment and achievement.

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