Natural Herbs have been used by humans for thousands of years, and by animals since life began on this planet. In fact, some believe that without herbs humankind would not have survived.
More than half of modern prescription drugs originally came from plants, mostly herbs, and are hugely altered. In a drug, the active ingredient in the herb is isolated and that part is used to make the drug.
However, if you use the whole herb, you get the benefits as nature intended. They act in really amazing ways to reduce pain and spasms, bring relaxation to chronic anxiety, counteract allergies, relieve headaches and flu symptoms, arrest blood flow… an endless list!
When you use natural herbs, the plant delivers you the gift of not only healing for your ailments, but nourishment in the form of vitamins and minerals. For instance, stinging nettles are one of the best sources of iron in a food supply on the planet!
So here are the basic uses of Natural Herbs:
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Natural Herbs are delivered in several ways:
The ultimate delivery system for herbs is in liquid format - i.e. tinctures. They are usually steeped in alcohol and sometimes in distilled water and alcohol. If you can't take alcohol, put it in tea or water that is hot enough to steam but NOT boiling, and the alcohol will evaporate in the steam.
For everyday supplementation of vitamins and minerals, I recommend drinking herbal infusions. These are very simple to make and can be drunk throughout the day. Learn how to make simple infusions.