Herbal Preparations

Herbal Preparations Teas (Infusions) An infusion is made from the flowers and/or leaves of fresh or dried herbs. Herbs may be whole, cut, or powdered. Directions: Bring to a boil 1 or more cups of water and add 1 tbsp fresh herb or 1 tsp dried herb to each cup of water. Remove from heat…

Vitamins & Minerals

Herbal Sources of Minerals Iron: Yellow Dock, Nettles, Mullein, Pennyroyal, Chickweed, Burdock, Comfrey, Red Clover, Dandelion, Watercress, Alfalfa, Cayenne, Echinacea, Horsetail, Ginger, Garlic, Rose Hips, Yarrow, Sage, Peppermint, Slippery Elm, Oak Bark, Black Cohosh Calcium: Horsetail, Nettles, Watercress, Shepherd’s Purse, Dandelion, Alfalfa, Red Clover, Red Raspberry leaf, Plantain, Chickweed, Comfrey, Garlic, Rose Hips, Slippery Elm,…

Rosita Arvigo’s Wound powder recipe from Darrell Joy in Belize

Rosita Arvigo’s Wound powder recipe from Darrell Joy in Belize

The topic for this month will be on using a couple medicinal plants found in Belize and other tropical areas of the Americas. While using my machete to remove some coconuts from a tree, I accidentally stabbed my left thumb with the machete. Nothing serious, but I still bled a lot before I got back…