- Native Americans used the flowers, berries, and
bark of elderberry trees to treat fevers and joint
pain for hundreds of years. Israeli researchers have
developed five formulas based on elderberry fruit
that have been clinically proven to prevent and ameliorate
all kinds of influenza. Berries contain Potassium
nitrate, sambucin, sambunigrin, sugars. The complex
sugars of the leaf are the immune-active fraction.
A tart sweet taste.
Medicine uses it as an herb of protection for supporting
endings and beginnings.
()was considered sacred to the Greek god of ecstasy,
Dionysus, and was a part of the Dionysian mysteries.
The plant's stalks were fashioned into long scepters
with pinecones on top that were carried in ceremonies.
For personal use, fennel is infused into a delicate,
spiritually purifying, physically healing tea that
eases nausea, relieves gas, and helps arthritic conditions.
The multifaceted herb is still fed to cows to stimulate
(Allium sativum) is a proven antibiotic, cholesterol
reducer, blood pressure reducer, and general heart
remedy. It is also antiscptic, anti-viral, disphoretic,
hypotensive and anti-spasmodic. Garlic has been used
also to treat digestive ailments, whooping cough and
high blood pressure and is supportive of healthy arteries.
Useful in treating bronchitic asthama, parasites,
and microbial infections. All alliums contain some
vitamins and iron and are mildly antibiotic. Garlic
is cleansing to blood,
officinale) is stimulant, rubefacient, carminative,
and diaphoretic. It stimulates circulation and promotes
gastric secretions. The plant is a catalyst of chemical
stimulation. Used to treat stomach cramps, to stimulate
suppressed menstruation and may ease menstrual cramps
and ease morning sickness. May be help arthritis and
is traditionally used in the Orient for colds and flu;
for reducing cholesterol, lowering blood pressure and
preventing internal blood clots. Ginger aids digestion
and can help with nausea, morning and motion sickness.
A useful herb during winter, Ginger helps keeps the
body warm and stimulated.
Vibrational Medicine Ginger supports success in all
things. Ginger is thought to soothe anger and hard
feelings by encouraging feelings of love and is thought
to simultaneously simulate the Heart and Sacral Chakras,
thereby harmonizing stressful emotions while releasing
Biloba is used to treat
allergic inflammatory responses, senile dementia,
to aid in mental alertness, improving memory, circulatory
complaints and varicose veins. Ginkgo improves blood
circulation and is widely touted as a "brain
herb". It shows promise for improving memory
in older adults and may be especially effective in
the treatment of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.
ginkgo orally may increase the effects of blood thinning
all tea (black, green, white) comes from the Camellia
sinensis plant that contains volatile oils, vitamins,
minerals, and caffeine, but the active constituents
are polyphenols, particularly the catechin called
epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG). Research is showing
that green tea guards against cardiovascular disease
and cancers in many ways. Green tea lowers total cholesterol
levels in the body and improves the cholesterol profile
(the ratio of LDL cholesterol to HDL cholesterol).
Further, it reduces platelet aggregation, and lowers
blood pressure. Much research data is showing that
the polyphenols are also helpful in lessening the
risk of a number of types of cancers by stimulating
the production of several immune system cells. The
tea plants antibacterial properties also work against
bacteria that cause dental plaque and stimulants the
body to resist and heal from colds, congestion, asthma,
diarrhea, and help prevents tissue damage from radiation
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