Sometimes referred to nature’s aspirin, meadowsweet is one of the most common herbs, growing wild throughout Europe and Asia, and naturalized to grow throughout North America’s Eastern coast. It was one of the three sacred herbs renowned by Druids, along with vervain and water-mint. Its historical medicinal uses are confirmed enough that it is licensed as a standard medicinal tea in Germany by the German E Commission. by janis
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janis Sometimes referred to nature’s aspirin, meadowsweet is one of the most common herbs, growing wild throughout Europe and Asia, and naturalized to grow throughout North America’s Eastern coast. It was one of the three sacred herbs renowned by Druids, along with vervain and water-mint. Its historical medicinal uses are confirmed enough that it is licensed as a standard medicinal tea in Germany by the German E Commission.
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The Great Spotted Woodpecker - Dendrocopos, is distributed throughout Europe and northern Asia. by dee29
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dee29 The Great Spotted Woodpecker - Dendrocopos, is distributed throughout Europe and northern Asia.
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Cleavers is a medicinal wild herb that grows throughout the United States, Britain, Europe, Siberia, and the Himalayas. Cleavers is one of the most effective herbs for cleansing the lymphatic system. It is known to help move and dissolve lymphatic congestion, reduce swollen glands, ease upper respiratory congestion, and eliminate mucous from the body. by kellie
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kellie Cleavers is a medicinal wild herb that grows throughout the United States, Britain, Europe, Siberia, and the Himalayas. Cleavers is one of the most effective herbs for cleansing the lymphatic system. It is known to help move and dissolve lymphatic congestion, reduce swollen glands, ease upper respiratory congestion, and eliminate mucous from the body.
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When researching medicinal herbs, one of the most important things to cover is the topic of terminology. It may sound boring, but it's very important and necessary! by graciela
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graciela When researching medicinal herbs, one of the most important things to cover is the topic of terminology. It may sound boring, but it's very important and necessary!
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The Medicinal Gardening Handbook: A Complete Guide to Growing, Harvesting, and Using Healing Herbs by jerri
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jerri The Medicinal Gardening Handbook: A Complete Guide to Growing, Harvesting, and Using Healing Herbs
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Growing Medicinal Herbs in Containers by Hercio Dias
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Hercio Dias Growing Medicinal Herbs in Containers
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Medicinal and Other Uses of North American Plants: A Historical Survey with Special Reference to the Eastern Indian Tribes by proteamundi
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proteamundi Medicinal and Other Uses of North American Plants: A Historical Survey with Special Reference to the Eastern Indian Tribes
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Wormwood - One Of The Best Known Of Medicinal Herbs, plus it keeps mosquitoes away. Yes!! by stacy
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stacy Wormwood - One Of The Best Known Of Medicinal Herbs, plus it keeps mosquitoes away. Yes!!
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The Myrtles Plantation, Louisiana was built in 1796 by General David Bradford and called Laurel Grove.  Touted as “one of America’s most haunted homes”, the plantation is supposedly home of at least 12 ghosts.[9] It is often reported that 10 murders occurred in the house, but historical records only indicate the murder of William Winter. Link has full story. } haunted buildings by fern
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fern The Myrtles Plantation, Louisiana was built in 1796 by General David Bradford and called Laurel Grove. Touted as “one of America’s most haunted homes”, the plantation is supposedly home of at least 12 ghosts.[9] It is often reported that 10 murders occurred in the house, but historical records only indicate the murder of William Winter. Link has full story. } haunted buildings
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Prev2 of 3Next 7. Onion Onion is a very common ingredient used in cooking. It has medicinal uses too, including for the treatment of an ear infection. Chop one small onion, put it in a bowl and microwave it for one to two minutes. Allow it to cool and then strain out the onion juice. by mavis
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mavis Prev2 of 3Next 7. Onion Onion is a very common ingredient used in cooking. It has medicinal uses too, including for the treatment of an ear infection. Chop one small onion, put it in a bowl and microwave it for one to two minutes. Allow it to cool and then strain out the onion juice.
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Chinese pangolin also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling is a mammal of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has one genus, Manis, which comprises eight species. A number of extinct species are known. A pangolin has large keratin scales covering its skin, and is the only known mammal with this adaptation. It is found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up". by letitia
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letitia Chinese pangolin also referred to as a scaly anteater or trenggiling is a mammal of the order Pholidota. The one extant family, Manidae, has one genus, Manis, which comprises eight species. A number of extinct species are known. A pangolin has large keratin scales covering its skin, and is the only known mammal with this adaptation. It is found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. The name, pangolin, comes from the Malay word, pengguling, meaning "something that rolls up".
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❤Sage is a commonplace herb used throughout the world for both culinary and medicinal purposes.❤ by jaclyn
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jaclyn ❤Sage is a commonplace herb used throughout the world for both culinary and medicinal purposes.❤
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most plants we consider ‘weeds’ are actually medicinal herbs; nettle, lambs quarter, chrysanthemum, all growing in radiant abundance together with the plants we eat for sustenance! But dandelions especially amaze me. Among many other uses, it is of the most effective detoxifying herbs on this planet. by proteamundi
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proteamundi most plants we consider ‘weeds’ are actually medicinal herbs; nettle, lambs quarter, chrysanthemum, all growing in radiant abundance together with the plants we eat for sustenance! But dandelions especially amaze me. Among many other uses, it is of the most effective detoxifying herbs on this planet.
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Renowned for its impressive size, intense color and sharp star, the Star of Asia, which weighs 330 carats, is one of the world’s finest star sapphires. It originated from Burma and is said to have belonged to India’s Maharajah of Jodhpur. Photo by Chip Clark by vicky
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vicky Renowned for its impressive size, intense color and sharp star, the Star of Asia, which weighs 330 carats, is one of the world’s finest star sapphires. It originated from Burma and is said to have belonged to India’s Maharajah of Jodhpur. Photo by Chip Clark
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New York Public Library It is one of the greatest libraries in the world, and is often referred to as the museum-library. by JanaToo
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JanaToo New York Public Library It is one of the greatest libraries in the world, and is often referred to as the museum-library.
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Sitges is a town about 35 kilometres southwest of Barcelona, renowned worldwide for its Film Festival and Carnival. Located between the Garraf Massif and the sea, it is known for its beaches, nightspots, and historical sites. by desiree
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desiree Sitges is a town about 35 kilometres southwest of Barcelona, renowned worldwide for its Film Festival and Carnival. Located between the Garraf Massif and the sea, it is known for its beaches, nightspots, and historical sites.
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Growing Basil When it comes to herb gardening, growing basil is one of the easiest things to do. If you’ve never grown herbs before, it is the perfect plant to start with. Basil can be grown inside or... by karla
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karla Growing Basil When it comes to herb gardening, growing basil is one of the easiest things to do. If you’ve never grown herbs before, it is the perfect plant to start with. Basil can be grown inside or...
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Bhutan is a destination for those who appreciate the sacred – it’s one of the remaining Buddhist kingdoms by MyohoDane
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MyohoDane ASIA – BHUTAN Bhutan is a destination for those who appreciate the sacred – it’s one of the remaining Buddhist kingdoms
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White Clover Tea. It also has several health benefits as well According to the "Peterson Field Guide of Eastern/Central Medicinal Plants and Herbs" American Indians adopted leaf tea for colds, coughs , fevers and leukorrhea. In European folk medicine, flower tea is used for rheumatism and gout. Like Red Clover, White Clover contains the estrogenic isoflavone genistein, with a multitude of activities, including cancer-preventative and antioxidant activity. by angel
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angel White Clover Tea. It also has several health benefits as well According to the "Peterson Field Guide of Eastern/Central Medicinal Plants and Herbs" American Indians adopted leaf tea for colds, coughs , fevers and leukorrhea. In European folk medicine, flower tea is used for rheumatism and gout. Like Red Clover, White Clover contains the estrogenic isoflavone genistein, with a multitude of activities, including cancer-preventative and antioxidant activity.
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A Guide to Growing Medicinal Herbs From Seed // Blog Castanea by jerri
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jerri A Guide to Growing Medicinal Herbs From Seed // Blog Castanea
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Vervain (Verbena officinalis) is used in love, protection, money drawing and prosperity spells. Added to soil, vervain encourages plants to flourish, sprinkled in the home, it attracts wealth and promotes peace and calm. Use Vervain in purification ritual bathing.    Folklore has it, that if someone has stolen something from you, confront them wearing vervain, and it will be returned. by angelia
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angelia Vervain (Verbena officinalis) is used in love, protection, money drawing and prosperity spells. Added to soil, vervain encourages plants to flourish, sprinkled in the home, it attracts wealth and promotes peace and calm. Use Vervain in purification ritual bathing. Folklore has it, that if someone has stolen something from you, confront them wearing vervain, and it will be returned.
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Sometimes the best cure is the natural one. Check out these herbs and their benefits #natural #medicine #herbs by Lynda Cole
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Lynda Cole Sometimes the best cure is the natural one. Check out these herbs and their benefits #natural #medicine #herbs
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Platinum © Sally Mann. Sally Mann (born in Lexington, Virginia, 1951) is one of America’s most renowned photographers. by paige
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paige Platinum © Sally Mann. Sally Mann (born in Lexington, Virginia, 1951) is one of America’s most renowned photographers.
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Gravity bends more than just space. It bends time.    The early results from Gravity Probe B, one of Nasa’s most complicated satellites, confirmed yesterday ‘to a precision of better than 1 per cent’ the assertion Einstein made 90 years ago - that an object such as the Earth does indeed distort the fabric of space and time.    But this - what is referred to as the ‘geodetic’ effect - is only half of the theory (it f will take another 8 months or so to decipher the by kasey
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kasey Gravity bends more than just space. It bends time. The early results from Gravity Probe B, one of Nasa’s most complicated satellites, confirmed yesterday ‘to a precision of better than 1 per cent’ the assertion Einstein made 90 years ago - that an object such as the Earth does indeed distort the fabric of space and time. But this - what is referred to as the ‘geodetic’ effect - is only half of the theory (it f will take another 8 months or so to decipher the
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Growing your own herbs can be one of the most fun and most rewarding pastimes! by ruby
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ruby Growing your own herbs can be one of the most fun and most rewarding pastimes!
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Common Heathers - Low-growing perennial shrubs growing from 20 to 50 centimetres (7.9 to 20 in) tall and is found widely in Europe on acidic soils in open sunny situations and in moderate shade. It is the dominant plant in most heathland and moorland in Europe, and in some bog vegetation and acidic pine and oak woodland. by claudette
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claudette Common Heathers - Low-growing perennial shrubs growing from 20 to 50 centimetres (7.9 to 20 in) tall and is found widely in Europe on acidic soils in open sunny situations and in moderate shade. It is the dominant plant in most heathland and moorland in Europe, and in some bog vegetation and acidic pine and oak woodland.
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A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs: Of Eastern and Central North America (Peterson Field Guides) by properbook
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properbook A Field Guide to Medicinal Plants and Herbs: Of Eastern and Central North America (Peterson Field Guides)
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Sometimes all it takes is some visual inspiration to get creative in the garden. These ideas for DIY garden art, sheds, repurposed tool creatures, growing herbs, unusual containers, arbors, and upcycling old items into something new and useful should give your creativity a boost! by sue.melbourne.3
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sue.melbourne.3 Sometimes all it takes is some visual inspiration to get creative in the garden. These ideas for DIY garden art, sheds, repurposed tool creatures, growing herbs, unusual containers, arbors, and upcycling old items into something new and useful should give your creativity a boost!
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The Bowline Knot is an ancient and simple knot used to form a fixed loop at the end of a rope. It has the virtues of being both easy to tie and untie; most notably, it is easy to untie after being subjected to a load. The bowline is sometimes referred as King of the knots because of its importance. by estelle
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estelle The Bowline Knot is an ancient and simple knot used to form a fixed loop at the end of a rope. It has the virtues of being both easy to tie and untie; most notably, it is easy to untie after being subjected to a load. The bowline is sometimes referred as King of the knots because of its importance.
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Patagonia, Chilie   The Patagonian plateau is one of Mother Nature’s grand displays of mountain  peaks, dazzling icebergs and glaciers and by aimee
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aimee Patagonia, Chilie The Patagonian plateau is one of Mother Nature’s grand displays of mountain peaks, dazzling icebergs and glaciers and
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Erzulie’s themes are prosperity, abundance, and love. Her symbol is the color blue. This Haitian love Goddess extends Her beneficent spring like energy whenever we need it, especially when our pockets or hearts are empty. When life gets out of kilter, petitioning Erzulie sets everything back on track, slowly but surely. Blue is Erzulie’s sacred color, and She is sometimes called ‘the loving one’. by marci
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marci Erzulie’s themes are prosperity, abundance, and love. Her symbol is the color blue. This Haitian love Goddess extends Her beneficent spring like energy whenever we need it, especially when our pockets or hearts are empty. When life gets out of kilter, petitioning Erzulie sets everything back on track, slowly but surely. Blue is Erzulie’s sacred color, and She is sometimes called ‘the loving one’.
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