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LILY OF THE VALLEY
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HERE WE HAVE BROUGHT YOU THE HERBS FROM DR. SEBI.
This is a huge mega article with information on each herb we recommend, where to purchase, why you should purchase and side effects in many cases.
You can look through the table of contents and click on each herb individually and it will take you to separate pages on that particular herb or read thru the mega article and read on all the herbs we have selected.
Keep in mind Dr. Sebi said there may be many herbs that are natural and not on his list and those herbs are approved. Please avoid all hybrid herbs.
Bladderwrack is a common type of seaweed, which is almost similar to Kelp. It is known as ‘Fucus Vesiculosus’. This herb thrives in various parts of the world’s oceans, particularly around North America’s Eastern Coast. Its thick stem, ‘thallus’, contains air filled pods that assist this seaweed float to the surface.
This thallus part is the key beneficial part of bladderwrack that holds many health benefits.
Though, bladderwrack has been used in alternative medicines for hundreds of years, but recently its demand is rising. General public is
using it as an herbal supplement and including it in their nutritional diet.
It has high levels of mucilage, iodine, potassium, and other organic compounds. Especially, in iodine, it is very rich and an early source of this mineral.
Let’s take a closer look at some of its health benefits. Bladderwrack
Blessed Thistle has an ability to cure numerous ailments. It is also known as ‘Holy Thistle’ or ‘St. Benedict’s Thistle’. This thistle-like plant is from the family of Asteraceae, which is native to Mediterranean region. However, it is quite famous in other parts of the world too, including France, Iran, and North America.
In case you are thinking why it has the title of ‘Blessed’, it is because, in the first century, the army of king of the Franks was dying of the plague, while they were on their way to control Europe. This plant saved their lives from the plague and allowed them to continue war. From that moment, it became known as blessed & earned the attention of researchers.
Blue Vervain is a slender and an erect perennial plant, common in North America. This plant has green to reddish stems and tooted leaves. It is 5’ tall and has 6” leaves, which are in opposite direction with double-serate margins. It is also known as Verbena Hastata and American Vervain.
The flowers on Blue Vervain appear in summer and are purple in color. They are densely crowed with numerous blue-violet flowers. However, the actual blooming period of this plant occurs from mid-late summer, which lasts for 30-45 days. This blooming period provides a floral scent to its flowers. It also replaces them by small nutlets (4 nutlets per flower).
Most people don’t know about Blue Vervain. It is indeed a lesser-known herbal remedy. But, when it comes to its medicinal properties, it has
Cascara Sagrada is a natural, potent herb. It is produced from the bark of the Rhamnus Purshiana tree. It grows natively along the pacific coast of North America; from southern British Columbia to central California. The other common names of Cascara Sagrada are bitter bark, buckthorn, chitem bark, and sacred bark.
The leaves of Cascara Sagrada are simple, deciduous, and clustered near the end of twigs. They are shinier green from top and paler green below. They are in oval shape; around 15 cm long and 2-5 cm broad.
These days, it isn’t easy to locate Cascara Sagrada. Since, due to high market demand and over harvesting, their populations have reduced significantly. If you
Chaparral, also known as creosote bush and jarilla hembra, is a strong healing herb. It is famous for curing the incurable. It is tough to guess its potency just by looking at it, as it has small leaves. But, herbalists reveal that they have exceptional healing abilities. They cleanse your body and protect you against many deadly diseases.
This herb grows in the deserts parts of the American Southwest. However, you can easily find them in the lands of Mexico as well. Many studies claim that it is one of the oldest herbs on planet Earth; over
Damiana is a wild shrub. It is aromatic and belongs to the Turneraceae plant family. It is popular among herbalists since the ancient Aztec time. They find this herb in abundance in Mexico, Central America, and West Indies to treat different ailments.
According to historians, the name of this herb comes for the Greeks. They used to call it Daman or Damia, which means ‘to tame or subdue’. They used its leaves in herbal smoking blends and in liquors as well to calm their nerves. It helped them in increasing sexual desires too.
And, the modern researchers confirm this.
They have confirmed Damiana effects in a lab study on rats. It showed its aphrodisiac properties and increased the desires in those rats which were either sexually sluggish or fatigued. It also reduced their anxiety and made them appear calmer.
Purslane (Portulacaoleracea)is an edible weed with extraordinary value. Despite being classified by the USDA as a noxious weed, it is part of Dr. Sebi Approved food due to the vast array of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals that can be extracted from this herb.
This herb is widely used in certain cuisines as a great addition to salads and many other recipes. Many describe the taste as a bit sour but mildly sweet. Since it is a succulent, the leaves are very crisp, which makes it a great add-on for salads.