What are some of the plants you use?

Wild ginger (Asarum canadense), fiddleheads (new shoots from various kinds of ferns), nettles (Urtica dioica), cattails (Typhia species), yarrow (Achillea millefolium), burdock root (Arctium species), yellowdock root (Rumex crispus), chicory root and flowers (Cichorium intybus), lambsquarter (Chenopodium album)… I’m just going through as I visualize ones that I’ve used.

Let’s say someone had trouble with their lungs … you could use mullein (Verbascum species). It’s an expectorant and antispasmodic. It works really well for colds and bronchitis. It is an interesting plant because the leaves look like a lung and this is what they work on.


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