HERBS THAT HELP REDUCE A FEVER
BUCKTHORN – when taken hot as a tea, will produce perspiration and reduce fever.
CAPSICUM – was Grandma’s favorite catalyst herb for good reason. It carries all other herbs quickly to the part of the body where they are most needed and increases their effectiveness. It is considered by herbalists everywhere to be a supreme and harmless internal disinfectant. It is unequalled for warding off disease. It is known as the purest and best stimulant in the herbal kingdom.
CATNIP – is very useful for all cases of fever for its action in inducing sleep and producing perspiration without increasing heat in the body.
CHICKWEED – has cooling properties and will help to bring fever down when taken internally or used fresh as a poultice. As opposed to most poultices that are changed when they cool, Chickweed absorbs heat, and so should be changed when it warms up.
GARLIC – was Grandma’s very favorite herb for both medicinal and culinary purposes, and with good reason. She knew its powers, both preventative and curative, are unmatched in the herbal kingdom. It contains natural antibiotics that are effective against bacteria which may be resistant to other antibiotics. It does not destroy the body‘s natural flora, like prescription antibiotics. It has properties to stimulate healthy cell growth and activity. It has a rejuvenative effect on all body functions. It is a health building and disease preventative herb. It is a catalyst herb, enhancing the effectiveness of all other herbs, and carrying them quickly to the part of the body where they are most needed
GOLDENSEAL – has a natural antibiotic ability to stop infection and kill poisons in the body. It ranks high as one of the most valuable general medicinal aids in the herbal kingdom.
SASSAFRAS – Grandma used an infusion of the root to bring down fevers.
WILLOW – was always one of grandma’s favorite herbs to keep on hand. It works like aspirin, except that it is mild on the stomach and is natural.
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