Burdock Rooty

I harvested this Burdock late this fall to access its healing inulin which it is rich in in the later fall. 

Burdock plays a big role in our Lymphatic system routes and favors paving a way to vigorous health. An interesting point is that the production of lymph fluid is mainly created in our liver and stomach which, wow! what a reality check on the vital importance of keeping our liver and digestive system in tip top shape which needs daily attention. Here is where Burdock takes in trying to strengthen and invigorate the liver, kidney and lymph and by keeping these healthy puts less a strain on the bodies ability to do its job and helps the body to function more effectively, relieving the body of metabolic wastes via these routes of elimination. Apparently lymph fluid is made up 2/3 in the liver and intestines learned from reading (Robin Rose Bennet) which makes a strong focus on keeping these areas less vulnerable to illness by strengthening them with herbs and nutritious food choices.

Burdock has diuretic properties and helps to keep at bay dangerous complications to a compromised or delicate immune system, like bladder infections, kidney stones, toxic blood from impaired kidney function. Burdock can also contribute to better blood sugar fluctuations, balancing the highs and lows especially with Fall harvested Burdock rich in inulin and is also has desirable probiotic activity which ia a nice addition in promoting better gut health.

Burdock root also assist in eliminating toxins that contribute to and prolong arthirits.

An easier solution to good digestive health can be through incorporating this extremely healing plant into your daily food. One way to glean and benefit from its nutritional abundance is to have it raw, by grating and infusing into your meal or salad, cook sliced up and add to cooking rice is an easy solution, you can also have the dried root in tea form but infusion or decoction or in tincture form. Burdock is high in minerals, vitamins, chemical consituents capable of keeping illness at a distance. Burdocks inulin increase positive probiotic activity in the gut which is valuable to the lymph and generally feeling better, less flatulence, heartburn, ulcer activity, assimilation of food which directly affects the way we process all vital nutrients that helps us ultimately flourish with good health. When digestion isn’t impaired less stressed is out on our system which leaves everything to do its job with out interruption.

Burdock is a cooling herb that with its affinity for the lymph makes it a superior optional herb for related and hard to treat skin conditions which can flare up when the lymph system is under siege, like eczema, psoriasis, allergic rashes, boils, etc..

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Motherwort.

Motherwort One of my very favorite plants I use on a fairly regular basis. Motherwort-leonurus cardiaca -a superb women's herb 🌿 wonderful for all stages of a woman's life from the beginning of menarch throughout ones life and menopause. Known for helping with hot flashes, helping alleviate a vaginal dryness, a drop in hormonal production can create sensitive changes in a woman's body. This plant tones down emotional flare ups, Mood fluctuations and stress relief. Motherwort help alleviate PMS symptoms and also be of great assistance to heart ❤️ issues, irregular heartbeats, high Or low blood pressure. She help bring things in perspective. I consider her a savior as I use this plant in stages as she builds your up you may find yourself some days with your hand tightly wrapped around a tincture bottle dosing drops throughout the day and as your mind glides for a drive on another highway of thoughts you will then deeply appreciate her generous gifts. I always give squirts of her medicine in my water bottles on long trips for a calmer perspective

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Beach Rose Hand Balm

I make this delicious balm by collecting Beach Roses (Rosa Rugosa) from Herring Cove and drying then and then infusing them in Safflower Oil ( a nice medium oil light and little scent) with Self Heal flowers I wildcraft & infuse in Extra Virgin Olive Oil. I use Rose Essential Oil & Vanilla Oil. Cocoa & Shea Butters. Local Beeswax, Dries Rosa Rugosa Petals from a local garden Vit E.

Coltsfoot (Tussilago farara) Composite family.

My Coltsfoot harvest to dry these beautifully vibrant flowers. They are wonderfully soothing for coughs, bronchitis, lung ailments and they are demulcent in nature and also helps heal and support lung health in times when sadness and grief has had its taxing effect on our lungs.

This flower essence gifts one when they are changing lives directions or orchestrating healthier moves within and without in life, as we grieve the old and leave room for the new. These changes can be changes in your life story, career moves, changes in relationships, and or wanting to bring the new in. Coltsfoot grounds expansive energy to a more healthily focused motion offering trust, supports breathing through the adjustments and moves one being spiritually with support through the fear of change and allows the space grow with gentle encouragement.

Cosmos Flower Essence

     Cosmos Flower Essence speaks words, hushes, ohs and awes and is literal in its meaning. Cosmos sets up the speech platform for healthy verbal communication, to speak and be heard and to be clear with our words in a way that our outside world, in a sense our audience, perceives our truth so our words have the weight we intend them to have and that's not necessarily a heavy weight, it's just that we can desire to have a positive, thoughtful and well perceived delivery and reception and that when speaking to feel good about how their being understood. Cosmos can help us become aware of our own blocks in our communication, Cosmos is an energetic speech therapist delegator, offering a helping hand like a gentle cursor that keeps leading us back to our inner voice and in turn  how to speak through the walls of fear however that manifests or simple blocks or unconscious ways we impose upon  our clear and positive reception to the world around us.  Cosmos aligns our intended impression with our voice, which helps the world see our inner beauty shine forth. Great for anyone who wants to be heard and where communication is a must like in career field, actors, therapists, business people, artists and also for people who want to reclaim their voice from speech impediments, past or present traumas that have inhibited healthy self esteem producing communication. Our voice is our truth and a rich imaginative healthy voice can reclaim our dreams and realities and help manifest a healthier present and future. May your dreams become your reality!

 

Cosmos Flower Essence speaks words, hushes, ohs and awes and is literal in its meaning. Cosmos sets up the speech platform for healthy verbal communication, to speak and be heard and to be clear with our words in a way that our outside world, in a sense our audience, perceives our truth so our words have the weight we intend them to have and that's not necessarily a heavy weight, it's just that we can desire to have a positive, thoughtful and well perceived delivery and reception and that when speaking to feel good about how their being understood. Cosmos can help us become aware of our own blocks in our communication, Cosmos is an energetic speech therapist delegator, offering a helping hand like a gentle cursor that keeps leading us back to our inner voice and in turn  how to speak through the walls of fear however that manifests or simple blocks or unconscious ways we impose upon  our clear and positive reception to the world around us.  Cosmos aligns our intended impression with our voice, which helps the world see our inner beauty shine forth. Great for anyone who wants to be heard and where communication is a must like in career field, actors, therapists, business people, artists and also for people who want to reclaim their voice from speech impediments, past or present traumas that have inhibited healthy self esteem producing communication. Our voice is our truth and a rich imaginative healthy voice can reclaim our dreams and realities and help manifest a healthier present and future. May your dreams become your reality!