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You’ve met the herbs that are affined with our body’s eleven organ systems already in my first two Learning Herbs posts: Herbs that love our Urinary, Digestive, Reproductive, Respiratory, and Circulatory systems, and Herbs that are useful for our Nervous, Integumentary, Lymphatic, Endocrine, and Musculoskeletal systems. But there are 3 more groups of herbs you haven’t met, and trust me, you’ll want to, because they’re particularly valuable to the Holistic Mommy: Diaphoretics, Anthelmintics, and Stimulants. Diaphoretics: These herbs are like the sauna technicians of the herbal world. They’ll make you sweat. And why is that useful? Because sometimes you want … Continue reading
So you now know how to make herbal preparations for both internal (capsules, infusions, tinctures) and external (poultices, fomentations, salves) use. But what herb or herbs should you use in your tisane, decoction, ointment, or syrup? The answer to this question (pay attention because I’m about to tell you what I spent thousands of dollars and a couple years learning while obtaining my Master Herbalist diploma) depends on whether you’re taking the herbs for overall health, to support a particular organ system or systems, or trying to solve a specific health issue or problem. You see, there are 15 groups of … Continue reading