What Your Weeds May Be Trying to Tell You

ravenhawks' magazine


Here is a little additional information about your weeds.
Plantain [Plantago spp]:Used to treat urinary track infections and skin inflammations resulting from poison Ivy. Parts used: leaf, fresh leaf is used topically for wounds, insect bites, stings and in cough syrups.
Dock also know as Yellow Dock: Plant is high in vitamin C and iron. Yellow dock is used for pain and swelling (inflammation) of nasal passages and the respiratory tract, and as a laxative and tonic. It is also used to treat bacterial infections and sexually transmitted diseases.
Chicory:A substitute for coffee and is used for treating constipation as diuretic for treating fluid retention. Chicory contains inulin,which may help with weight loss, constipation, improving bowel function and general health.
Chickweed:Used for treating stomach ulcer and obesity, coughs, fevers, and sore throat.
White Clover: Use leaves for tea used for colds, coughs, and fevers. Flowers used in a…

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