Echinacea Parts used: roots mainly, sometimes aerial parts Used for: modulates the immune system, stimulates the immune system, anti inflammatory, anti-microbial, decongestant. Good for use during upper respiratory infections to boost depleted system. Also used for over exhaustion and work stress. Dose: 1-2 tsp of dried root per cup of […]

Stress and anxiety are silent killers because they can cause a host of illnesses with our bodies and cause a system that is out of balance, out of rest and sick. Skullcap Parts used: Aerial parts Used for: Calms nerves, brain tonic, anxiety, spasms, diuretic, pain. Can be effective for […]

Thyme Parts used: flowering aerial parts Used for: expectorant, cough suppressant, anti- microbial anti-spasmodic, astringent, immune stimulant, decongestant Dose: 1-2 tsp dried herb per cup of boiled water up to 3 times a day. 1:5 tincture 2-4 ml up to 3 times a day. CAUTION: if pregnant, use in small […]

Herbal preparations have the ability to coat the lining of the digestive system so they are easily absorbed into the system. Of course, you cannot just take any herb for any person at any time. There are contraindications you must be aware of to protect your safety while taking any […]