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Eyebright is a tiny herb that grows readily in backyards, fields, and pastures. It contains anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, and anti-allergenic.

This wildflower looks like a tuft of cotton on a stick.  I came across meadowsweet in May in Sweden. Latin name:  Filipendula ulmaria Swedish name: Älggräs.  Literally ‘Elk grass’. Grow…

Meadowsweet (Älggräs)

Sometimes referred to nature’s aspirin, Meadowsweet is one of the most common herbs, growing wild throughout Europe and Asia, and naturalized to grow throughout North America’s Eastern coast. It is licensed as a standard medicinal tea in Germany.

Frühlings Schlüsselblume Primula veris Frühlingsblumen Bilder

Cowslip Primula veris (or P. officinalis) Flowers, leaves and root have been…

Not only does peppermint taste good, it's a powerful herb for easing stomach problems, calming the nerves, as an energizing pick-me-up, and much more. | herbology, herbalism, healing plants, herbal medicine

The Benefits of Peppermint - Feminine Adventures

Not only does peppermint taste good, it's a powerful herb for easing stomach problems, calming the nerves, as an energizing pick-me-up, and…

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Nemophila, Baby Blue Eyes American Wildflower is perfect in beds and containers, or as an annual groundcover.

Evening Primrose This useful, easy to grow back of border plant has lemon yellow flowers that open in early evening and close around mid-day.  The plant is edible root to top, with a pleasant mild lemon-pepper taste.  Medicinally, this is an important herb, with unique properties only found in a few other plants, providing well-documented relief for a wide variety of common ailments.

Herbal Remedies Chart ~ this is GREAT! it tells you what ailment, say 'bruises' for example, and gives you multiple herbs (and I'm guessing if it can be an essential oil, then that too) to help alleviate pain/symptoms.

Understanding & Identifying Basic Herbal Actions. Wonderful article. I would recommend you take the time to read.  Great info.

Understanding and Identifying Basic Herbal Actions: Astringents, Aromatics, Aphrodisiacs, Alteratives, Etc.

Many herbs can help insomniacs relax enough to fall asleep. Bee Balm, lemon balm, valerian, passionflower, St. John's wort, lavender, chamomile, California poppy, hops, rosemary, catnip, spearmint, and wild lettuce are the most well known.

Find tips for treating insomnia with home remedies, essential oils, and medicinal herbs. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that usually occurs in older adults but can strike at any age.

Opium-like painkiller alternative can be found growing in your backyard – NaturalNews.com

Opium-like painkiller alternative can be found growing in your backyard Natural News) If you’re suffering from pain of any type, your first impulse might be to reach for a pill.

Beautyberry..banishes Mosquitos,Fire Ants and Ticks

Natural Insect Repellent: Beautyberry Banishes Bad Biting Bugs

Natural Insect Repellent: Beautyberry Banishes Bad Biting Bugs -- Researchers are finding evidence that beautyberry, long used as a folk remedy, really is an effective natural insect repellent.

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