By James Green
THE natural MEDICINE-MAKER'¬?S instruction manual is an pleasing compilation of ordinary domestic treatments written by means of one of many nice herbalists, James eco-friendly, writer of the best-selling THE MALE natural. Writing in a delightfully own and down-home variety, eco-friendly emphasizes the purpose that natural medicine-making is key to each tradition in the world and is out there to every body. So, first head into the backyard and learn how to harvest your individual herbs, after which head into your kitchen and whip up a batch of raspberry cough syrup, or even a soothing elixir to erase the day-by-day stresses of recent lifestyles.
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It is helpful to know Valerian has a stimulating, warming nature which does not work well for those who tend to have too great a blood ow to the brain, and too great a nerve force already. Rather, Valerian, having a warming and stimulating e ect on the body, is a remedy used better for a nervousness and irritability that comes secondarily to de ciency. It is best used in people with poor blood circulation in general, but particularly poor circulation to the brain and nervous centers. It is well used for anxiety, despondency, and nervousness in individuals whose face and skin look pale and lifeless, and the skin and body is cool.
As an anti-depressant, it is highly recommended for changes. ” As an astringent, it is used externally as an oil or salve. It is a valuable healing vulnerary and anti-in ammatory remedy for nerve injuries, muscular bruises, painful wounds, swelling, varicose veins, and mild burns. Scullcap is a nerve tonic, having a mild sedative, anti-spasmodic edge. It is especially appropriate as a primary nervous system tonic and relaxant for stalwart individuals who have ery emotions that promote nerve and muscle tension.
It is your medicine. Extend visions of well-being to the plant and to its community. They are your allies and you can always speak to them of that which you want. Once you have communicated with a plant entity, brie y or at length, having received its name and any gifts it extends to you, continue through the succeeding days and nights to visualize and meditate on the plant’s image and energy. You may be given more during these meditative states or during sleep in a dream. Expect this. It has been a long time since most of us have made ourselves available for intentional conversation with plant spirits.