Alchemy of Herbs

Natural Preservative Super Root

By |2024-04-07T10:09:32-07:00April 5th, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs|Tags: |

Preserving food, meats, and veggies can go to the exotic as well. There is a root, that Native Indians of South America used to make a black juice that could keep food for longer. It's called Cassareep, it has been found to preserve meat in particular for long periods of time. Some even say INDEFINETLY. [...]

Herbal Compresses – Cold Dry Kinds

By |2024-03-10T16:02:33-07:00March 29th, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs|Tags: |

How To Make A Compress Understanding the Benefits of Cold Therapy for Acute Injuries Cold therapy emerges as a pivotal tool in the arsenal of injury management, especially for acute injuries stemming from sudden trauma impacting bones, tissues, ligaments, or muscles. These injuries manifest with telltale signs: pain, tenderness, redness, warmth, and swelling in the [...]

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Herbal Poultices – Onions for Chest Congestion and Coughs

By |2024-03-10T16:03:10-07:00March 29th, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs|Tags: |

How To Make A Poultice A poultice was traditionally made by placing fresh plants or natural substances directly on the affected area. As always you have to match the appropriate plant or substance to the particular condition. Disclaimer: Please remember that these are general remedies. For acute or serious chronic cases, you may need to [...]

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Herbal Compresses – Warm Dry Types

By |2024-03-10T16:03:10-07:00March 28th, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs|Tags: |

How To Make A Compress Dry warm compresses include rubber-made hot water bottles, heating pads, salt bags, rice bags, and other such hot packs that transfer dry heat to the affected site. Instead of a towel, gather some uncooked rice and a clean, long sock. You can use salt if you don’t have any rice [...]

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Herbal Poultices – Yarrow and Aloe for Burns

By |2024-03-10T16:03:10-07:00March 28th, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs|Tags: |

How To Make A Poultice A poultice was traditionally made by placing fresh plants or natural substances directly on the affected area. As always you have to match the appropriate plant or substance to the particular condition. Disclaimer: Please remember that these are general remedies. For acute or serious chronic cases, you may need to [...]

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Herbal Compresses – Warm Moist Version

By |2024-03-10T16:03:10-07:00March 27th, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs|Tags: |

How To Make A Compress A moist warm compress, such as a clean washcloth, kitchen towel, or gauze, uses damp heat. The warmth travels deeper into the tissues than dry heat at the same temperature. This form of heat therapy may be a bit messy, but it offers the dual advantage of deeper heat penetration [...]

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Herbal Poultice – Plantain Leaves for Toxins Poisons or Infections

By |2024-03-10T16:03:10-07:00March 27th, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs|Tags: , |

How To Make A Poultice A poultice was traditionally made by placing fresh plants or natural substances directly on the affected area. As always you have to match the appropriate plant or substance to the particular condition. Disclaimer: Please remember that these are general remedies. For acute or serious chronic cases, you may need to [...]

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Herbal Extracts Series Part XIII – Compresses and Poultices

By |2024-03-21T13:40:23-07:00March 21st, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs|Tags: |

What on earth are herbal extracts? There are certain health promoting compounds that can be found in the plants around us, whether they be wild or cultivated. Herbal extraction is the process of drawing out the therapeutic components of a chosen herb or plant. In many cases, the beneficial compounds we want are tucked away [...]

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Getting Well – Powerful Natural Antibiotics

By |2024-03-10T16:04:09-07:00February 13th, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs, Life Hacks - Medicinal, Self Reliance|Tags: , |

Before the advent of modern penicillin, if you got a wound of any significance you had to be awfully careful to avoid infections. If it did turn, there was very little that you could do to stem the tide of that infection, barring cutting off the limb. And if it were on your torso you [...]

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Herbal Soak Dry Skin Remedy

By |2024-03-10T16:04:59-07:00February 9th, 2024|Categories: Alchemy of Herbs|Tags: |

Soaking in t a bath with added herbs, oils and minerals is a wonderful way to take care of the mind and body. There are many types of baths that can be of benefit to you. These simple, natural therapies can be used in the comfort of your own home, all the while relaxing in [...]

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