Preparing for a Seasonal Change series “Natural solutions for the immune system” Part 2

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Natural Solutions for the Immune System Part #2

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These are 2 powerhouses to aid and maintain a healthy immune system. By delivering both natural and the purest form of vitamin C and B complex directly to the immune system.

To achieve a higher amount of absorption of this tonic  take 1 tablespoon of organic coconut oil before you induce.

Bee Pollen: Due to the cross pollination pattern of the bees produces the purest form of B Complex without any synthesization(s) . Therefore, all the bee pollen collection from the bees both contain individual b vitamins and are naturally bound (not synthesized) as one . (this is known as B- Cmplex formulation)  the combination of all be vitamins as one.

Rose Hips are loaded with high levels of natural forms of Vitamin C as well as an abundance of antioxidants and other vitamins, minerals, and amino acids which aid the immune system.

A Few Other Herbs to aid the immune system:
Echinacea has powerful anti bacterial properties
Astragalus a powerful immune system booster
Raw Wildflower honey has  powerful antiseptic properties along with vital b complex vitamins as well as antioxidants.

Tonic Recipe:

  • 1/4 teaspoon of domestic raw bee pollen
  • 1 teaspoon of Organic Rose Hips
  • 2 cups of filtered or distilled water
  • 1-2 teaspoons of raw Wildflower honey (optional)

Directions: Bring water to a hard boil add Rose Hips,  Bring heat down to a low simmer for 15 minutes or until reduced by one half, Let cool  strain and press, Add bee pollen and Raw Wildflower honey.

Dosage: ADULTS 1 cup twice a day.

Preparing for a Seasonal Change series “Natural solutions for the immune system”

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Natural Solutions for the Immune System

Also Visit:
Herbs For Seasonal Change
Bee Pollen a  natural Superfood and Booster



These are 2 powerhouses to aid and maintain a healthy immune system. By delivering both natural and the purest form of vitamin C and B complex directly to the immune system.

To achieve a higher amount of absorption of this tonic  take 1 tablespoon of organic coconut oil before you induce.

Bee Pollen: Due to the cross pollination pattern of the bees produces the purest form of B Complex without any synthesization(s) . Therefore, all the bee pollen collection from the bees both contain individual b vitamins and are naturally bound (not synthesized) as one . (this is known as B- Cmplex formulation)  the combination of all be vitamins as one.

Rose Hips are loaded with high levels of natural forms of Vitamin C as well as an abundance of antioxidants and other vitamins, minerals, and amino acids which aid the immune system.

Tonic Recipe:

  • 1/4 teaspoon of domestic raw bee pollen
  • 1 teaspoon of Organic Rose Hips
  • 2 cups of filtered or distilled water
  • 1-2 teaspoons of raw Wildflower honey (optional)

Directions: Bring water to a hard boil add Rose Hips,  Bring heat down to a low simmer for 15 minutes or until reduced by one half, Let cool  strain and press, Add bee pollen and Raw Wildflower honey.

Dosage: ADULTS 1 cup twice a day.

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Natural Solutions for the Immune System

Also Visit:
Herbs For Seasonal Change
Bee Pollen a  natural Superfood and Booster



These are 2 powerhouses to aid and maintain a healthy immune system. By delivering both natural and the purest form of vitamin C and B complex directly to the immune system.

To achieve a higher amount of absorption of this tonic  take 1 tablespoon of organic coconut oil before you induce.

Bee Pollen: Due to the cross pollination pattern of the bees produces the purest form of B Complex without any synthesization(s) . Therefore, all the bee pollen collection from the bees both contain individual b vitamins and are naturally bound (not synthesized) as one . (this is known as B- Cmplex formulation)  the combination of all be vitamins as one.

Rose Hips are loaded with high levels of natural forms of Vitamin C as well as an abundance of antioxidants and other vitamins, minerals, and amino acids which aid the immune system.

Tonic Recipe:

  • 1/4 teaspoon of domestic raw bee pollen
  • 1 teaspoon of Organic Rose Hips
  • 2 cups of filtered or distilled water
  • 1-2 teaspoons of raw Wildflower honey (optional)

Directions: Bring water to a hard boil add Rose Hips,  Bring heat down to a low simmer for 15 minutes or until reduced by one half, Let cool  strain and press, Add bee pollen and Raw Wildflower honey.

Dosage: ADULTS 1 cup twice a day.

Natural Solutions for a Healthy Blood Pressure

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Their are man natural herbs that will aid in blood pressure normalization. It is very strait forward and consistency is needed while always monitoring your blood pressure.  There are very simple herbs to both raise and lower blood pressure with natural effects. A very Powerful Blood and simple natural pressure aid is the Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic Se recipe and instructions below. There are nutritional juices that will provide the same effect. a healthy and maintained Circulatory system will provide amazing results to all the other main systems, because now the delivery of nutrients and oxogen is more efficient and reliable. Secondly, Absorption increases and a healthier metabolism comes in to play. Now  all the vital enzymes from everything you consume are  absorbed more properly and effectively to each main system.

I start off with a overall list of beneficial herbs then break it up to lest a short but powerful list of herbs to confer both High and Low Blood Pressures. There are also powerful and powerful tonic recipes for each. As I stated before there are nutritional ways to aid Blood Pressure and I list simple but powerful juicing recipes for each as well.

Blood Pressure Herbs

Powerful Blood Pressure Herbs:

  • Garlic
  • Cayenne
  • Hawthorne
  • Licorice Root
  • Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic

Apple Cider Vinegar Tonic (Good For both High and Low Blood Pressure)

10 ounces of warm water
2 tablespoons of raw unfiltered apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons of raw wildflower honey
Direction:

Mix very well until all ingredients are COMPLETELY dissolved and drink daily.

High blood pressure herbs (A very short list)

  • Ashwanganda
  • Astragalus
  • black cohosh
  • blue cohosh
  • black current
  • Cayenne
  • Celery seed
  • Cleavers
  • Garlic
  • Hawthorne
  • Lemon Balm
  • Plantain
  • Passion Flower
  • Tomato

A high Blood Pressure Tonic With High absorption

  • 8 ounces of pure coconut water
  • 1 teaspoon of hawthorne extract/ Tincture

Mix well drink daily.
This  tonic will help clear out arteries and veins by cleaning up plaque buildup on vascular and arterial walls. Secondly, this will also strengthen the heart muscle.

High Blood Pressure Juicing Recipe:

  • 1 inch knob of Ginger
  • 1 inch knob of Turmeric root
  • 1 handful of dandelion leafs
  • 1 apple
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 2 carrots
  • 1/2 handful of cilantro

Directions:
Juice all ingredients while beginning with  the Ginger and Turmeric Root first
OPTION: Add 1-2 teaspoons of Raw wildflower honey to sweeten
Drink daily.

Low Blood Pressure Herbs 

  • Licorice Root
  • Belladonna
  • Broom
  • Ephra
  • Rhubarb
  • Rosemary
  • Ginseng (Panax/ Red)
  • African Red Rooibos
  • Chamomile
  • Peppermint
  • Cinnamon
  • Rose hips

A low Blood Pressure Tonic With High absorption

  • 8 ounces of pure coconut water
  • 1 teaspoon of Licorice root extract/ tincture

Directions:
Mix well drink daily.
This  tonic will help Stop the vasodilatation and naturally increase the blood flow to the heart in a consistent fashion and raising the blood pressure level(s) naturally.

Juicing for Low Blood Pressure Recipe:

  • 1 inch knob of Ginger
  • 1 inch knob of Turmeric root
  • 1 handful of dandelion leafs
  • 1 apple
  • 3 stalks of celery
  • 2 carrots
  • handful of parsley 
  • 1/4 beet
  • 3 leaves of spinach
  • Optional: 1-2 teaspoons of raw wildflower honey.

Directions:
Juice all ingredients while beginning with  the Ginger and Turmeric Root first,  then sprinkle with a pinch of cinnamon. OPTION: Add 1-2 teaspoons of Raw wildflower honey to sweetendrink daily .

7 Forgotten Plants The Native Americans Used For Medicine

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7 Forgotten Plants The Native Americans Used For Medicine

 

My great-grandmother was an Ojibway Indian. They’re a tribe from Canada, and their Native American cousins were the Cherokee. She and my great grandfather were highly self-sufficient, as she often used herbs and plants from nature for a variety of reasons.

There was a time in our history when a pharmacy was defined by nature. Over generations, Native Americans discovered cures and treatments for various ailments by accident and tradition. Most herbs were used as an infusion in a tea, but some were pulverized and applied directly to the skin. Here are seven “forgotten ones” that may be growing in your backyard or a meadow near you:

1. Sage

Sage grows wild across many parts of the Great Plains and the southwest. It’s commonly used in cooking and is actually the dominant flavor note in dishes like bread stuffing and poultry. It also has medicinal qualities.

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Native Americans made an infusion of tea from sage leaves to treat indigestion and sore throats, coughs and fever. An extract made by crushing the leaves also can heal the skin as a treatment for burns and chafing. It has powerful antibacterial and astringent properties, as well.

2. Yarrow

7 Forgotten Plants The Native Americans Used For Medicine

Yarrow. Image source: Pixabay.com

Yarrow was commonly used by Native Americans to stop bleeding. The feathery nature of the plant, plus its chemical properties, encourage clotting. It also has anti-spasmodic and anti-inflammatory benefits and was sometimes taken as a tea to relieve indigestion.

3. Black cohosh

You don’t hear a lot about black cohosh, but its roots were often used as a cough remedy by Native Americans. It also was referred to as the woman’s friend for its estrogenic properties and its ability to relive arthritis and menstrual cramps. It was typically brewed as a dark tea.

4. Feverfew

As the name implies, this herb relieves fever. It also was used as a pain reliever for headaches, including migraines. It has a mild tranquilizing effect. The leaves or flowers were typically chewed rather than infused because it makes for a particularly bitter tea. It has anti-inflammatory benefits and was sometimes taken to relieve arthritis.

5. Goldenrod

7 Forgotten Plants The Native Americans Used For Medicine

Goldenrod. Image source: Pixabay.com

Contrary to popular belief, goldenrod does not induce allergies anywhere close to the degree of its reputation. It’s an indigenous plant that grows across North America, and its flowers and leaves were often infused in a tea to treat urinary tract infections and as a general anti-inflammatory treatment. It also was used as a tea to treat upper respiratory inflammation and congestion.

6. Plantain

The common plantain plant grows everywhere from urban front yards to natural meadows. Its flat leaves and central, green seed-stalk make it easy to find. It makes a good natural salad, although the mature leaves are a bit bitter.

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It’s a good source of vitamin K, which is a natural blood thinner and it may be why Native Americans used it as a topical and oral treatment for snake bites. Personally, I’d get to the hospital as fast as possible after a snake bite, but when there were no hospitals this seemed to be a treatment of choice. In fact, Native Americans referred to it as “snakeweed.”

7. Rose hips

7 Forgotten Plants The Native Americans Used For Medicine

Rose hips. Image source: Pixabay.com

There is no other wild plant that possesses more vitamin C than rose hips. They’re the end result of flowering wild roses and usually are small red buds about one-fourth an inch in diameter. Native Americans figured out the healing properties of rose hips as a boost to the immune system. We have no idea how they figured this out, but over generations some things become apparent.

They can be chewed raw or dried, ground in a tea, or incorporated into other food. I’ve chewed them raw, and in my opinion they taste terrible. I’d strongly recommend chopping them and adding them to something else.

Final Thoughts: Be Careful Out There

I’ve instructed many classes and field excursions on the subject of natural food and medicines. Always make sure you know what you’re eating or about to ingest. There are more plants that are poisonous than are good for you. Take the time to do some research and always start with small portions of anything.

What plants would you add to this list? Share your advice in the section below:

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The power of herbs for preppers “Astragalus Root”

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The Power of Herbs for Preppers Series “Astragalus”
Astragalus is a powerful herb mainly focusing on the immune system but not limited to this herb packs a potent punch in the delivery of enzymes to aid in many aliments. This herb also works similar to echinacea but with more outreaching enzymes. Furthermore, it through maintaining and supercharging your immune system keeps the adrenal gland working optimally. This is all vital for diabetics. 
This herb Like Echinacea, has powerful ahi bacterial properties with a bit of a kick. Astragalus work well with other herbs such as elderberry, dandelion and rose hips (to name a few adding additional flavanoids and powerhouse of vitamin C herbs puts this herb in a new class of “Super antioxidants. This is a Diabetics Heaven for it pro vides healthy immune system support, a surcharge of vitamin C and detox all in one herbal combination thus cleansing the system from free radicals an toxins that cause stress on the main systems. 
Finally, this type of combination of herbs is not only limited to diabetes but other aliments like the common cold, flus’ and other bacterial and respiratory infections. 

A few good uses for Astragalus root would be:
  • Low white blood cell count
  • Common Cold
  • Flu’s
  • Diabetes
  • auto imune disorders
  • side effects of chemotherapy
  • fatigue
  • heart problems
  • kidney problems
  • ulcers
  • viral hepatitis
  • infertility
  • high blood pressure



A Simple herbal combination tonic would be to take 1 part astragals root, 3 parts dandelion root, 2 parts elderberry, 2 parts rose hips. add to 2 cups of boiling water bring to a low simmer and let simmer for 20 to 30 minutes  or until reduced by half. Press and strain the concoction well.


Dosing: (ADULTS)
 and take daily for 10 days and 2 days off. (if not sick) as a daily health tonic

Take 2-3  times daily (if sick)

The Power of Vitamin C Herbs

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Herbs,  and  Vitamin C
There are herbs that are naturally loaded with vitamin C which is a powerful benefit in maintaining a healthy immune system all year and or during a seasonal change. Herbal teas,  concoctions, syrups, tinctures, and juices can be made at home easily and inexpensively. 
For proper maintenance of all main systems vitamin C  herbs also can provide antioxidant properties. This means the less resistance a main system will have  and will distribute all necessary nutritional and medical properties as needed to each and every main system in its proper order and delivery method(s). 
Also a powerful note: Teas made for there anesthetic, antiseptic,antiviral,antibacterial properties. can be combined to make a powerful herbal aid. 
Anesthetic teas, Clove
Antiseptic Teas Thyme, Cinnamon,bee pollen, pine needle, cranberry, juniper berry
A few good Herbs loaded with vitamin C are:
Rose Hips: Very High Levels of Vitamin C present and a good formula additive e.g. Syrups, Teas , Concoctions for cold flus bronchitis and more.
Dandelion: High in Vitamins A, K, b6, b12 (achieved through summer pollination’s from bees) as well as manganese, magnesium and trace minerals of valium
Slippery Elm: High nutritional supplementation’s of vitamin c with a superfood classification through its nutritional properties.
Licorice:  A powerhouse of a healing herb that will heal any membrane wall as well as a good amount of vitamin C present to assists this process
Violet: Another primary source of vitamin c also to with high levels of antioxidants present as well as flavanoids and the ability to detox,
Elderberry: To very high in vitamin c and loaded with flavanoids for promoting a healthy respiratory system particularly.
A healthy Vitamin C daily Tonic/ Syrup.
You will need: 

  • 2 tablespoons of dried elderberries
  • 3 tablespoons of dried rose hips
  • 4 tablespoons of dried dandelion( Root  preferred)
  • 3 cups of filtered water or distilled water
  • 1.5 cups of raw wildflower honey or a good food grade vegetable glycerine.
Directions:
Bring water to a hard boil add all herbs bring to a very low simmer and occasionally stir and cover saucepan.  This will retain any essential oils back into concoction let simmer on very low for 20-30 minutes until reduced by half. the more you let a concoction reduce the more of an extraction you will achieve and the more potent it will be but to long with some herbs will damage the enzymes in the herbs.  remove from heat let connection cool Strain and press herbs add honey or food grade vegetable glycerine bottle and use.
Dosing: ADULTS: 1 tablespoon every 6 hrs. When not sick and to take as a daily tonic take 1 tablespoon daily.

Children: Refer to Clarks rule to pediatric dosing. 

Rose Hip Mint Tea

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Rose hip mint tea is refreshing, naturally sweet and packed full of vitamins | PreparednessMama

It’s National Tea Month! I like to drink herbal tea all year long but winter time is my favorite. Today, just in time for National Tea Month,  I’d like to share one of my favorite blends for a cold winter night, Rose Hip Mint Tea.   Rose hips, the fruit of the rose, have more vitamin C than most citrus fruits. You could drink […]

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