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Other herbs found in the dispensary

Written by rebecca on . Posted in Herbal Medicine

Echinacea; an effective anti-bacterial and blood cleanser that gives this herb its wonderful reputation when treating the common cold and flu, it is most effective before the full onset. Echinacea increases the level of a chemical which activates the part of the immune system responsible for increasing defence mechanisms against virus and bacteria.

Andrographis; stimulates one or more aspects of the immune reaction, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, reduces fever, increases the resistance to physical, emotional or biological stressors, restores balance to the body.

Astragalus; stimulates one or more aspects of the immune reaction in time of chronic infection, debility or auto-immune disease, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, increases the resistance to physical, emotional or biological stressors, restores balance to the body.

Liquorice; increases the resistance to physical, emotional or biological stressors, restores balance to the body, reduces spasm of respiratory tract, reduces to formation of mucous, soothes inflamed mucous membranes of the respiratory tract.

Boneset; promotes sweating during fever, alleviates body aches that feel they are ‘through to the bone’.

Cinnamon; anti-microbial, reduces the feeling of nausea.

Golden rod; reduces the formation of mucous in the upper respiratory tract, normalises the function and secretions of mucous membranes, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, adrenal tonic.

Yarrow; promotes sweating during fever, anti-inflammatory

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Comments (1)

  • Kristee Bettson

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    Hi I was wondering where boneset is available from as I am finding my collar bone elbow and shoulder are quite painful. I work nightshift and have a three year old and a 16 month old also I’m finishing up breast feeding. I’m exhausted and really feeling it I’m wanting to try something new. I’m also a coeliac! Just my luck! Thanks 🙂

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