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The Medicine Woman’s Treasure Chest – Germs do not like Goldenseal

The Medicine Woman’s Treasure Chest continues this week with more terrific information. Goldenseal is remarkable so, read on and learn more. Thank you Miss. Sally!

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goldenseal oneLast week I covered the preventative and therapeutic properties of Echinacea and this week I want to follow up with another herb with similar properties but is not quite as popular.

Echinacea is an herb that might help prevent infections from colds and also help alleviate the symptoms if you actually caught one. Goldenseal has similar properties and also has a number of other reported medicinal properties including being anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal as well as being full of nutrients. It contains Vitamins A, C and E, B-complex, calcium, iron and manganese.

One word of warning about Goldenseal, it is a uterine stimulant which means that you should not take if you are pregnant and nor should you give to your pets if they are pregnant as it could induce early labour. You should also not take if you suffer from high blood pressure.

Like Echinacea, Goldenseal was used by the…

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The Medicine Woman’s Treasure Chest – A little herbal health insurance – Echinacea

Thank you Sally, for this terrific series. We can all help ourselves to some natural health!! ❤

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At this time of year I have a few drops of the good stuff every day.. and no I am not referring to the medicinal brandy in the sideboard in the dining-room. I am talking about Echinacea in the form of a tincture. From October I have 15 drops in a little water daily and touch wood…..I have not had a cold for many years. I trust that the care I take the rest of the year to provide my immune system with a varied and fresh food diet, sunshine and moderate exercise also plays a role in this.  At this time of year however, germs are rife in those that have not been so nurturing of their own immune systems.

Unfortunately, if you have not been following a varied and healthy diet and providing your body with the nutrients it needs to maintain a healthy immune system, taking 15…

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