This North American herb is not only a strikingly beautiful, butterfly-attracting plant but is also recognized among the most significant medicinal herbs as a prime remedy to help the body rid itself of microbial infections. Echinacea is widely used an immune-system stimulant with antiviral, fungicidal, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory and detoxifying properties. Continue reading “HERB OF THE MONTH 02”
Comfrey’s other name, Knitbone, is a clue to its traditional use in encouraging the healing of broken bones. Medicinally, its potential for healing wounds and bones is unchallenged due to one of its key constituents, allantoin, which stimulates the growth of new cells. This miracle herb not only acts as a healing helper but is also an organic gardener’s best friend as the leaves are naturally high in protein, potash and potassium and makes for a wonderful mulch, liquid feed and dynamic compost accelerator.
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