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Medicines and stuff
Hey, this is a post to compile and gather resources for natural medicines and home remedies.
plentiful in the southwest and drought resistant.
Easy to make tea or simply syrup with - slightly bitter to taste (honey and lemon mix well with it)
Has a calming effect and it's antibacterial and astringent properties can calm an upset stomach and quell diarrhea. Taken Cold, it can help with urinary tract infections, taken hot its can help induce sweating with dry fevers. Hormone mimicking properties make it alleviate cramps, bloating and regulate bleeding during one's moon cycle. Chewing on the stalk and root can alleviate toothache. crushing fresh leaves without water on a wound can reduce bleeding and expedites healing.
(cation: commonly confused with carrot and hemlock flowers. The distinct scent and stem patterns set it apart. Yarrow has a spicy woodsy smell and stems from various places around the stalk - unlike the umbrella shaped counterparts. Refrain from ingesting if you are pregnant.)