With antibiotic-resistant infections on the rise, herbal remedies present a naturally effective alternative to standard antibiotics. Herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable plants, noting the proper dosages, potential side effects, and contraindications of each.
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About the Author
Stephen Harrod Buhner is the author of Herbal Antivirals, Herbal Antibiotics (now in its second edition), and 17 other works including Herbs for Hepatitis C and the Liver, Sacred Plant Medicine, The Lost Language of Plants, The Secret Teachings of Plants, and Ensouling Language. He speaks internationally on herbal medicine, emerging diseases, complex interrelationships in ecosystems, Gaian dynamics, and musical/sound patterns in plant and ecosystem functioning. He is a tireless advocate for the citizen scientist, the amateur naturalist, and community herbalists everywhere. He lives in New Mexico.
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Aching joints~ragwort leaf, juniper berry, goldenrod, and/or daisy leaf<br>Beestings~blackberry leaf<br>Broken bones~wrap in cobwebs, put on comfrey pulp, poppy to dull pain<br>Bellyache~chervil, watermynt, and/or juniper berry, trip to the dirtplace may help<br>Coughs (greencough/whitecough)~catmynt, honey, tansy, & keep away from other cats<br>Cuts in eye~trickle celandine juice into eye to ease pain<br>Deep wounds~cobwebs, marigold, and/or horsetail<br>Displaced bones~give one poppy seed, have them bite stick once in effect, push bone in place, give second poppy seed for sleep<br>Dull pain~poppy seed, when in effect performtreatment and another poppy seed for sleep<br>Hurting throat~honey or water<br>Nettle stings~dock leaf pulp, poppy seeds to dull pain & help sleep<br>Poison~if in stomach, eat yarrow leaves to vomit it onto dock leaves<br>Prevent infections & soothe burn pains~comfrey & honey<br>Poultice for achong joints~ragwort leaves, juniper berries<br>Poultice for broken bones~stingingnettle and comfrey<br>Rat bites~poultice of burdock roots with cobwebs atop and horsetail if available<br>Scratches~marigold, horsetail<br>Shock~thyme or chamomile, lick fur to comfort, give water and poppy seeds<br>Stiffness~crushed poppy seeds, marigold, and/or comfrey<br>Strengthening herbs~tansy, watermynt, feverfew<br>toothache~alder bark<br>Traveling/strengthening herbs~chamomile, burnet, daisy leaves, or sorrel, lamb's ear, & ragweed can work<br>Wrenched muscles~comfrey, nettle, and/or water therapy