Herbful Tips

Why herbs of the earth matter.

Herbs have been used for millennia in a multitude of applications from fabric dyes to food additives, making meals complex and flavorful. But did you know it is those same compounds making them aromatic and staining that also lend themselves to promoting our bodies healing processes?
Some of the benefits of using herbs as opposed to synthesized pharmaceuticals are that they generally produce fewer and less harmful side affects, they are more natural than and perform better at working synergistically with the bodies normal processes than synthesized drugs, and they are far more cost effective and easier to obtain than conventional medicines. 
Read below to learn about some of our most utilized herbs and their benefits and check out the Nature's Medicine Cabinet for our herbal blends and supplies.

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Thyme

Thyme is a great herb. the benefits range from antiviral, antifungal, antioxidative and more. It helps greatly support the expulsion of bacteria and microbes from the body.

Elderberry Plant

The immuno supportive aspects of this plant are well documented with the berry being the most in demand portion of use. however the delicate flowers bost benefit all their own.

Nettle

One of the most nutritional wild herbs around. This plant has been used for hundreds of years to treat painful ailments such as arthritis and muscle pain. It is said to reduce inflammation and be packed with trace minerals.

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Dandelion

Named because leaves resemble the teeth of a lion, this common garden weed is an openly hidden gem that deserves more credit than it gets. It has been used to help reduce water weight, fight inflammation, and support liver function.

Burdock

Though considered a common weed this plant is a superb immune builder as well as makes a delicious pot green.

Oregano

Culinary seasoning is just one of the hats this powerhouse herb wears. The phytonutrients of this herb are said to have antibacterial properties as well as it is said to be loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

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