Different Weed and Health Benefits
Bellow discussed are top 10 common weeds which can heal our body in many ways.
1. Shepherd’s Purse
Cut the top of the plant when it has formed its little heart shaped purse and make a tincture, which you can use to stop bleeding. Midwives and women who bleed heavily during their period praise promote effectiveness. It works on the stomach and lunges as well. A dose is a dropper full (1ml). This might be recurred up to four times a day.
Boil for about 15- 25 minutes. Pour usnea and water into a jar, filling it to the top with plant material. Add the highest proof alcohol you can but, After 6 weeks this tincture is ready to work for you as a superb antibacterial, countering infections anywhere in the body. A dose is a dropper full (1ml) as frequently as every two hours in acute situations.
This is one of the world’s most ancient healing plants having been found n a grave 60,000 years old, you can use the flowering tops and leaves with your alcohol to make a tincture which acts slowly to unify the reproductive organs, ease PMS and stop the severe menstrual pain. A dose is 5-10 drops (0.25-0.5ml) per day, used only once a day. But for at least 3 months (a larger dose is used to speed up labor)
4. St John’s Wort
The flowering top part is harvested once they started to blossom and are prepared with alcohol and with oil, to make two for the useful remedies in your first-aid kit. Tincture of St. John’s wort not only lead on a sunny disposition, it reliably relieves muscle aches, is a powerful anti-viral and is my first-choice treatment for those with shingles, back pain, sciatica, headaches, and migraines. The usual dose is 1 dropper full (1ml) as frequently as needed.
Cleaversgrew profusely in abandoned lots and the edge of cultivated land. The entire plant is used to strengthen lymphatic activity. Take off the top2/3rd of each plant which is in the flower (setting seeds) and use alcohol to make a tincture which relieves tender, swollen breasts, PMS symptoms and allergic reacts. A dose is 15-25 drops (0.5-1ml) repeated as needed.
This edible weed has many uses, including delicious salad greens. Cut the entire top of the plant and eat it or use alcohol to make a tincture, which dissolves cysts, unifies the thyroid, and aids in weight loss. A dose is a dropper full (1ml) up to three times a day.
We can utilize any part of the dandelion like the root, leaves, flower and even the flower stalk to make a tincture or medicinal vinegar which strengthens the liver. Take before meals, dandelion increases the production of hydrochloric acids in the stomach, thus increasing bio availability of many nutrients. The fresh or cooked green leaves are loaded with carotenes, those anti-cancers, and anti-heart disease helpers.
Cut the flowering tops and use your alcohol to make a strongly scented tincture that you can take internally to prevent colds and the flu ( a dose is 10-20 drops or u to 1ml) a study shows yarrow tincture to be more effective than DEET at repelling ticks, mosquitoes, and sand flies. You can also make healing ointment with Yarrow flower tops and your oil or fat.
The leaves, seeds, stalks, flowers, and the roots are gluey mucilage that are best extracted by drenching the fresh plant in cold water overnight or longer or by making medicinal vinegar. The starch is soothing internally (easing sore throats, upset tummies, heart burn, constipation, irritable bowel colic and food poisoning) and externally (relieving bug bites, burns, sprains, and sore eyes)
10. Self Heal
The leaves and flowers contain more antioxidants than any other plant tested. And as part of minerals, especially important for pregnant, nursing, menopausal and post-menopausal women, but self-heal leaves in a salad in the spring and fall, make a medicinal vinegar using the flowers through the summer, and cook the flowering tops (fresh or dried) in your winter soups.