Historical Use of Herbs
WEL (cold & flus, immune)
Historically these herbs & foods have been known to be used for:
Wild Blueberry (bilberry) stabalizes irritated intestines that are in a flushing state of diarrhea. It also strengthens the immune system and is good for night blindness. It is good in Vitamin C and antioxidants.
Sage soothes and tones muscles in the intestines, especially if having diarrhea.
Curcumin (tumeric) acts as an anti-inflammatory.
Lemongrass acts as an astringent to slow discharge of mucus membranes.
Myrrh supports the body's immune system.
Mullein has a calming affect on the nerves of the intestines. It cleanse and supports the lungs.
Ginger root soothes stomach cramps and colic.
Echinacea is a natural antibiotic and blood purifier.
White Willow bark helps with pain and discomfort.