April 16, 2018; by Briana McDonald (UtopiaSilver.com) Generations of skilled herbal practitioners and researchers have tested the science of herbology, producing a wide variety of plant-based remedies that are safe and effective. The proper use of herbs is often successful in the treatment of illness when other, more conventional medicines and methods fail. Herbs can be used to cleanse the bowels, open congested sinuses, help mend broken bones, stimulate the brain, increase libido, ease pain, aid digestion, and a thousand other purposes. Topically, herbs can repair damaged skin, soothe a wound, improve complexion, heal bruises and relieve aching muscles. If you’ve been curious about using herbs for healing, let’s teach you how to build your own herbal first aid kit by learning the essentials.
Well, if you’re going to start anywhere you need to start with Aloe Vera. The jelly-like, colorless pulp of mature leaves from aloe vera plants can be applied to minor cuts and burns and to dry, inflamed, or damaged skin due to eczema or other skin conditions. It is an excellent moisturizer with anti-inflammatory and mild antimicrobial effect. The leaf pulp can be eaten too! Regular use can prevent constipation and relieve other digestive problems, including ulcerative colitis and irritable bowel syndrome.
No medicine chest is complete without chamomile flower heads. They can be made into a soothing tea that can calm a troubled mind as well as a colicky baby. Its widespread use across many cultures and for many ailments is proof enough for its safety and effectiveness. (2)
Lemon Balm Leaf
Red Raspberry Leaf
Stinging Nettles Leaf
Briana MacDonald- Natural Health Writer
Briana McDonald-natural health writer is a Staff Writer of the Silver Bulletin e-News Magazine (Utopia Silver Supplements). She does website ad designing for the company as well as free-lance health article writing.