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Cinnamon & Honey Syrup

Cinnamon & Honey Syrup

A Cough and Cold Remedy by Petra Whisenhunt

Ingredients: Raw Honey and Freshly Ground Cinnamon

Step one: Mix 1 tablespoon Raw Honey and ¼ teaspoon of Cinnamon in a bowl

Step two: WARM UP the mixture to form a syrup.  DO NOT BOIL.

This is the perfect “no-cough” syrup!

My kids have been suffering from a night-time cough with the cold going around. This Cinnamon-honey syrup is both effective and tastes wonderful.

Oregano Alcohol Tincture

Oregano Alcohol Tincture

by Petra Whisenhunt

Used for Respiratory tract GI disorders and menstrual cramps and Urinary tract Disorders, Acne and Dandruff

Step one: Fill a jar ½ full with fresh Oregano leaves, then fill up the remainder of the jar with 80 proof vodka.

Step two: Let stand 3-6 weeks.  Shake one minute each day to maximize extraction.

I felt like this was the best herb to use to maintain my health because everyone around me has been coughing. Oregano opened my respiratory system! Dosage: Two droppers full

Comfrey & English Plantain Salves

Comfrey (Symphytum Officianale) &

English Plantain (Plantago Lanceolata) Salve

by Tanja Hurt

Comfrey is a plant of the borage family that grows in moist areas, most commonly found along creeks and rivers. The dark brown roots of the plant push out fast-growing sprouts in the late spring. The bristly stalk and leaves bring forth bell-shaped violet or white-yellow blossoms that hang downward in a weeping manner. The leaves are so well bound to the stalk that they are nearly impossible to rip off the plant with bare hands. Medicinal herbalists have traditionally associated comfrey’s ability to heal its own wounds with the plant’s ability to heal human wounds. » Read more

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