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Harvest And Preservation Of Milky Oats

Harvest and Preservation of Milky Oats

Why Harvest Milky Oats? Milky Oats (Avena sativa) is a popular herb for soothing the nervous system. Oats are cheap and easy to grow in many climates but proper collection…

Oats To The Rescue

Oats to the Rescue

Oats (Avena sativa) are a pretty mild mannered plant. They've been around as a food for thousands of years. They're easy to grow, delicious to eat, and  simple to store.…

Angelica: Blood and Women’s Medicine

Angelica is like a giant Fairy Parasol, towering over the diminutive plants like bluebells, foxglove, and columbines. With it's dainty white flowerettes arranged in broad, airy umbels and it's pinnate,…

Sage Herbal Medicine, Energetics For Common And Red Sage

Sage Herbal Medicine, Energetics for Common and Red Sage

Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article. "A leaf of Sage a day will keep the Alzheimer's away" could be the modern motto for our beloved common Sage, or Salvia officinalis. Common Sage and Red Sage, aka Dan Shen or S. miltiorrhiza, both improve thought patterns and have long been associated with the kind of calm, Sage wisdom we've sought in our Elders.

Balm of Gilead Tree: Finding and Using Cottonwood and Poplar Tree Medicine

Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article...Balm of Gilead is made from the sweet, sticky, resinous spring buds from the Cottonwood or Poplar tree in North America and many other temperate to colder climates. The resinous sap is filled with anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and warming constituents or energy that feeds the young leaves as they develop, protecting them from disease and giving them the nutrition and energy they need to become the tree's powerhouse through summer.
Spilanthes: Toothache Plant With Buzz Buttons

Spilanthes: Toothache Plant with Buzz Buttons

Spilanthes, aka Toothache Plant or Buzz Button Plant, has long-documented painkilling or analgesic properties that often take center stage in modern herbal remedies for not just tooth, mouth, and gum ailments. Spilanthes is antimicrobial (antibacterial and antifungal), too.
Garlic Energetics For Ayurveda, TCM, Western Herbalism

Garlic Energetics for Ayurveda, TCM, Western Herbalism

Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article Garlic is a hot and spicy herbal remedy. It helps fire up the body's systems, giving them the energy they need to return to a state of proper and healthy functioning. Garlic is often used for Cancer, Heart Diseases, Stomach Ulcers, Cold and Flu prevention, and many more conditions of a ....
Cinnamaldehyde In Cinnamon – How It Works

Cinnamaldehyde in Cinnamon – How It Works

Cinnamon is a favorite herb to stir into cocoa to revive numb fingers and toes after an afternoon of snowman building. That famous effect is thanks, in a large part, to the organic compound cinnamaldehyde.
Leonurus Cardiaca Energetic Properties And Uses

Leonurus cardiaca Energetic Properties and Uses

When you need a good hug, reach for Motherwort. In the line-up of heart-healing herbs, Motherwort is one of The Best herbs for soothing both a physically exhausted heart and an emotionally exhausted heart. Modern herbalists often look to this weedy member of the mint family for support in blends for racing heart and high blood pressure, hormone-induced emotional swings, and anxiety or nervousness you can't quite kick. The commonality to near all conditions is a relationship of some kind to the Heart.
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