Healing Flowers and Herbs
Chamomile: Aids digestion and calms and soothes nerves.
Dandelion Leaf: Natural diuretic. Removes excess water and toxins from the body. Helps to cleanse and protect the liver after excess amounts of alcohol and unhealthy eating. (Something we can all use this time of year!)
Eucalyptus Leaf: Internally used to relive cold and flu symptoms. Inhale vapors or use in bath to help with chest congestion. Externally used as an antiseptic or an antibacterial and to relieve aches, stiffness and pains associated with burns and scrapes.
Feverfew: Derived from the Latin word for fever reducer, this is used to treat headaches and reduce fever.
Holy Basil (Tulsi): Thought to be the most sacred herb of India and known for its many healing qualities including stress relief, boosting and supporting immunity and promoting healthy metabolism.
Hops Flower: Similar to Valerian in promoting anxiety and stress relief and aiding in alleviating restlessness and insomnia.
Lavender: Helps promote restful sleep and stress relief. When applied topically, it helps to relieve irritated and dry skin due to rashes, burns or minor cuts.
Rose: A natural antidepressant, astringent, antibacterial, antiviral, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and digestive stimulant.
Shiitake Mushroom: Great immune-system booster and antioxidant.
Yarrow: When added to other herbs, helps intensify their medicinal benefits. Also aids in cold and flu relief.