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Wearing a face mask is very harmful to your health. Click on the link below to download and print the face mask exemption flyer and keep several copies with you. Take a flyer with you when you go into stores and present it to any store clerk who asks you to wear a face mask. You do not have to speak or say anything to them. They must decide if they'd like to risk paying $75,000 in fines if they refuse your business because you refuse to wear a mask. Stand your ground. Know your rights. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RvX2...

The SCREWS Tighten! Wear a Mask OR ELSE! **FREE FLYER**
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REPEATEDLY RIPPED DOWN: Plandemic The Movie (Part 1) - Interview with Judy Mikovits
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Dr Andrew Kaufman EXPOSES the lies about Covid19: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNIRP...

RFB Interview Dr. Andrew Kaufman: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8j2l0...
RFB Interview with Dr. Sherri Tenpenny about "CoViD-19": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTiGZ...

RIPPED DOWN FROM YOUTUBE: HB 6666: VIDEO FOOTAGE OF ARREST OF HEALTHY COUPLE IN THEIR HOMES: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrzD3...

CoViD-19: If People Don't 'Wake Up' Fast, Tyranny Shown In This Video Is Sweet Compared To What's Next: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVCok...

It has begun. HR6666: They are forcibly taking healthy people from their homes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=94oTx...
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Test ~ Trace ~ Kidnap ...It's " The Law ": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCLUU...

Deborah Tavares Playlist for those who are lost and need to catch up to the current point: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list...

The Lie the Vatican Told - (Part 1 of 4): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RcBow...

Bill Gates Ultimate Plan for the World (FULL DOCUMENTARY): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUfvO...

Predictive Programming ~ The 2012 Olympics https://www.bitchute.com/video/57mrnX...
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Who The Owner's and Creators of This Grand Shit Show Are: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cM1UX...

Letter below states “As a participant in the state assistance benefits, including cash aid, Cal fresh and Medi-Cal, and in accordance with the state of California emergency order… You are being informed that COVID-19 testing is declared mandatory for all members of your household receiving assistance!”

“Failure to obtain a test by June 1, 2020, will result in a temporary suspension of your benefits beginning July 1, 2020 and continue until such time at testing has been completed. In addition, should you test positive for COVID-19, and in compliance with the state of California welfare and institutions code, the human services agency of Merced County may deem it necessary to remove all children under the age of 18 from your household who have tested negative, and place them in temporary foster care until such time that you have been determined to be recovered.”
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Oregon Department of Health to REMOVE Children from Home if Parent is Infected with CoronaVirus. Removals are compliant with the World Health Organization Pandemic Response. https://reformationcharlotte.org/2020...

The Federal and State Governments are Not Real. They are privately owned Corporations called Governments. The Law is nothing more than the Corporate regulations called Statutes. All Laws created by these Government Corporations are private Corporate regulations called Public Law, Statues, Codes and Ordinances to conceal their true nature. The Federal Government exists in name only. To learn more consider obtaining this book: "America's Last Minuteman" by James A. Traficant, Jr. Also, please watch the Video on YouTube "Who's Running America and the CAP."http://www.dhs.state.or.us/policy/chi...

Mustard, Wild, Tender And Tough

If you can’t find a wild mustard growing near you, you must be living in the middle of a desert ‘cause they even grow in the arctic circle. In fact, it’s among the few plants in Greenland and is even found near the magnetic north pole.

A native of Eurasia and cultivated for some 5,000 years, the Mustard — Brassica et alia, previously Sinapis et alia, or as the botanists write, spp. — came to North America in the 1700s and is as wide-spread and varied as possible. It usually blossoms in winter here in Florida and over Christmas I saw a patch in full bloom in a backyard, feeding honeybees. I would have brought some home for supper but couldn’t find the homeowner for permission to harvest. But that’s okay, there’s an orange grove near me that is starting to sprout mustards, so…

The word “mustard” comes from the dead Latin phrase “mustrum ardens” because the Romans put the peppery “burning” seed in wine must. Why? They watered down their wine. Perhaps mustard added flavor. Maybe they liked their wine peppery. Brassica is Latin for cabbage and Sinapis (sin-NAP-is) is Greek meaning mustard. In other words, it was correctly named in Greek but is now incorrectly named in Latin. That’s botanical progress. Modern Greeks call it sinapi. ( I think Latin is preferred over Greek because it is a dead language. One doesn’t have to learn to speak Latin to be considered a scholar of said…. which is kind of like being a celibate sex expert. )

While the table condiment mustard does indeed come from the mustard seed, the leaves, flowers, seed pods and roots are also edible. Mustards are in the same large family with cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, turnips, kale, kohlrabi, wasabi, and others. The only problem is there are so many wild mustards its hard to tell which one you might have. They are all edible, but some are a little more edible than others. What that means is mustard greens I used to pick in Maine were fairly tender, and not strong when cooked. The mustard greens I pick here in Florida are much tougher and spicier. They have to be chopped up more and cooked longer, but they still are delicious if a bit toothy. The point is you have to experiment a little to find your preference with your particular mustard.

Young leaves can use used raw in salads, or cooked as a potherb. As the plant ages, it becomes strong and sometimes the leaves are too bitter to eat. Tender young seeds pods can be added to salads, but are peppery. If you are so inclined, you can make mustard out of the seeds, just grind them up and mix with vinegar, salt optional. Each plant can produces 2,000 to 3,500 seeds a season and the seeds can remain dormant underground for years.

Flower buds are also tasty when boiled. One nice touch is to add raw mustard flowers to your favorite vinegar to give it a little personalized pick-me-up — like the Roman wine, after all vinegar is just tarted up wine. The ratio is about half a cup of blossoms per pint of vinegar. Oh, the shape of the blossoms — like a Maltese cross — gave name to their family, Cruciferae, or cross-like. That’s the positive side of mustard, here is the negative side:

Mustards leaves are usually cooked
Many agricultural departments classify wild mustard as poisonous because if cattle eat too much of it they can get quite ill with stomach irritations — and they have more than one stomach to irritate. Humans aren’t the herbivores cattle are and we don’t tend to eat as much mustard, still some caution is advised. Many are allergic to mustard so if you’ve never eaten any, it is best to try only a little at first. Mustard is a bane to dairy cows because it can flavor the milk making it unsellable.

Mustard, also know as charlock, is also at the heart of an academic controversy representing trillions of dollars. Canola is a mustard seed oil, from the rape plant, a mustard species. The word Canola comes from “Canadian Oil Seed, Low-Acid” which was its experimental name. Canola is currently very popular and presented as a healthy oil. Some experts would disagree, at the forefront, Dr. Mary Enig, PhD., an oil expert who often champions coconut oil. Here is one place to read one side of the story: The Great Con-ola.
http://www.eattheweeds.com/cutting-the-wild-mustard-brassica-sinapis-2/

http://www.bettereatingcoach.com/121112-its-good-to-be-green.html
https://blog.sigonas.com/2013/02/25/heath-benefits-of-nutrient-packed-wild-mustard-greens/

Thanks to its impressive healing power on clearing away heat and toxins and dissipating nodules, forsythia, or called Lian Qiao in mandarin, has long been known as the panacea for people who are particularly susceptible to skin infections, e.g. boils, furunculosis, carbuncles, abscesses, and more. If added into daily skin care, this herb can be also one of the most cost-effective ways for a number of skin problems, such as chafing, redness of the skin, acne, skin inflammation, etc. Because of that, it has become one common ingredient in many purely plant based skin-care products. TCM wise this drug, often shown together with Jin Yin Hua (Honeysuckle Flower) and Pu Gong Ying (Dandelion), is widely used in many acne herbal remedies.

Forsythia benefits:

Forsythia is a versatile plant for a variety of purposes. To begin with, it looks like winter jasmine and blooms before leaves in early spring. Hence, its lovely yellow flowers and faint aroma make it one of the best ornamental tree options in backyard gardening. Actually many people love to grow them as a hedge. Then, all forsythia leaves, stems, fruits, and roots can be used for medicinal purpose. And its leaf is good at treating high blood pressure, diarrhea, sore throat and other ailments. Furthermore, its seeds can be extracted for edible oil and fat. Finally, the decoction of forsythia flower and unripe fruits has a good bactericidal, acaricidal, and skincare effect. Washing your face with this decoction in the morning or before going to bed, once a day, can effectively reduce melasma (facial pigmentation), malar rash, acne, and wrinkles over time.

Modern research shows that forsythia is with broad-spectrum antimicrobial effect and significant anti-inflammatory effect, which can help skin build the inflammatory barrier, lower capillary permeability, reduce inflammatory exudate, and thereby eliminate the acne-induced local swelling. Meanwhile, it has a certain inhibitory effect on the secretion of the sebaceous glands, which can improve the over-oily skin and then tremendously reduce the possibility of an acne attack.
Modern pharmacological actions of forsythia herb

1. It has broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity. Main antibacterial components are forsythol and its volatile oils, which have a strong inhibitory effect on Staphylococcus aureus and Shigella and a certain inhibition on influenza virus, leptospira, and other pathogens;

2. It has anti-inflammatory and antipyretic effects;

3. The oleanolic acid contained can strengthen the heart, induce diuresis, and lower high blood pressure;

4. The vitamin P contained can reduce vascular permeability and fragility and thus prevent hemolysis;

5. Its decoction can prevent vomiting and protect liver from damage.
Selected forsythias herbal remedies

TCM (Traditional Chinese medicine) concludes that it is bitter in flavor and slightly cold in properties and it covers 3 meridians, namely lung, heart, and gall bladder. Its essential functions include clearing away heat and toxic materials, reducing swelling, and dissipating nodules. Main forsythia uses and indications are wind-heat type common cold, febrile disease, anuria in heat strangury, boils and carbuncles, pyogenic infections, scrofula, goiter and tumor, and pharyngitis. Recommended dosage is from 6 to 15 grams in decoction, powder, or pills.

1. Lian Qiao Bai Du Wan/Pian/San. This formula is primarily used for the beginning of an ulcer, swelling and pain, aversion to cold, fever, pimple, irritation and scratchiness, and constipation. Other herbal ingredients include Jin Yin Hua (Honeysuckle Flower), Zi Hua Di Ding (Herba Violae), Tian Hua Fen (Trichosanthes Root), etc.

Forsythia side effects and contraindications
Forsythia was rated with a 2B by AHPA. That being said, it should be avoided by breast-feeding or pregnant women. TCM wise it shouldn’t be used in deficiency of spleen and stomach, qi-deficiency type fever, and burst ulcer but with thin pale pus. http://www.chineseherbshealing.com/fo...

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Benefits of Hydrangea Root:

There are many benefits of using hydrangea root that include its ability to limit bladder infections, reduce inflammation, and prevent autoimmune diseases, among others.
Reduces the size of an enlarged prostate
Prevents bladder infections by acting as a diuretic
Limits the appearance of urethral infections
Dissolves kidney and gallbladder stones
Fights back against parasitic infections
Lowers inflammation throughout the body
Reduces the risk of chronic diseases due to its antioxidant properties
Soothes the pain of rheumatoid arthritis and gout
Relieves pain in inflamed or irritated tissues
Strengthens the immune system and prevents autoimmune diseases
Prevents cystitis in women
Reduces risk of hay fever
Treats calcifications
Acts as an antiseptic and antilithic
Treats malaria
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Benefits of Burdock Root:

Purifies Blood
Strengthens the Lymphatic System
Works as a Natural Diuretic
Heals the Skin
Defends Against Diabetes
Combats Cancer
Improves Arthritis
Helps Treat an Enlarged Spleen
Fights Tonsillitis

Benefits of Yellow Dock:

Yellow dock is thought to benefit the digestive tract, liver, and skin and to treat inflamed nasal passages. One of its primary uses by herbalists is for skin conditions associated with poor digestion, poor liver function or "toxicity." It is also thought to be helpful for rheumatism and disorders such as scurvy and scrofula.

Other conditions sometimes treated with yellow dock include:

Poor digestion
Scurvy
Intestinal infections
Arthritis
Jaundice
Fungal Infections
Skin conditions
Mild constipation
Liver detox

Benefits of Sarsaparilla Root:

Cancer and tumor growth
Coughs and colds
Rheumatoid arthritis pains, joint pain or rheumatism
Skin problems, including eczema, psoriasis, toe fungus, wounds, ulcers and ringworm
Fatigue
Muscle pains or weakness
Low libido and sexual impotence
Headaches
Gout
Indigestion
Liver damage
Infections, such as sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis and gonorrhea
Bloating/fluid retention
Overheating and fevers

Benefits of Elderberry Extract:

Anti-Viral Compounds in Elderberry
Elderberry For Cold and Flu
May Help Prevent Cancer
Eases Allergies
Lowers Blood Sugar
Clears Sinus Infections
Eases Inflammation

Dr. Sebi's "The Foundation" Supplement Ingredients:

1 Part Hydrangea root
1 Part Burdock root
1 Part Yellow Dock root
1/2 Part Sarsaparilla root
1 Part Elderberry concentrate powder

Mix together and take 1/4 teaspoon 1 to 3 times per day.

Dr. Sebi: The Man Who Cures AIDS, Cancer, Diabetes and More
https://wakeup-world.com/2015/08/28/d...

The Biochemical Magic of Raw Milk and Other Raw Foods: Glutathione

One of the many benefits of raw milk may be its ability to promote the production of a wonderful little compound called “glutathione” — this tiny compound consists of just three amino acids, but it is the master antioxidant and detoxifier of the cell.

Looking at this little molecule for a few moments may be reductionist, but understanding how a food provides its benefits not only helps us better understand how to produce, prepare, and use that food, but also helps us identify other foods that may offer similar benefits. As I will describe below, for example, large amounts of raw fruits and vegetables may provide some glutathione-boosting power for people who cannot tolerate smaller amounts of raw milk. Heck, even — shudder — raw egg whites may give a glutathione boost in some people comparable to that given by raw milk!

Glutathione — The Master Antioxidant and Detoxifier

Glutathione maintains vitamins C and E in their reduced, active forms. It tightly regulates the production of hydrogen peroxide, which is a valuable signaling compound in small amounts but which promotes oxidative destruction of the cellular machinery in larger amounts. It quickly neutralizes lipid peroxides — nasty, dangerous breakdown products of the delicate and precious polyunsaturated fatty acids found in our cell membranes. On top of all these antioxidant functions, our cells use glutathione to make drugs and toxic chemicals more water-soluble so they can be excreted. Without glutathione, the antioxidant system breaks down, and toxic chemicals hang around to wreak havoc in our cells and tissues.

Protein — It’s Great, But It’s Not Enough

Our bodies synthesize glutathione from protein. The most important amino acid needed for glutathione synthesis is cysteine. Cysteine is a sulfur-containing amino acid that is found in the diet, especially in animal proteins, and that our livers also make from methionine, another sulfur amino acid. These are the same dreaded sulfur amino acids that vegetarians claim leach calcium from our bones. As I pointed out in a blog post a few months ago, they don’t.
Studies in both rats and humans show that deficient intakes of these supposedly bone-eroding sulfur amino acids lead to a deficient synthesis of glutathione. The more extensive rat studies show that glutathione increases as dietary protein increases, and that related antioxidant and detoxification enzymes increase in tandem.

In fact, this is true even when the protein is the supposedly cancer-causing milk protein, casein.
There is just one problem, however. Once we meet our requirement for protein and sulfur amino acids, eating extra protein or sulfur amino acids fails to boost glutathione any further. Rats need to consume about 15 percent of calories from protein in order to maximize levels of glutathione and its associated antioxidant and detoxification enzymes. Preliminary evidence in humans suggests that the glutathione-boosting power of protein maxes out at one gram of protein per kilogram of body weight per day and 24 milligrams of sulfur amino acids per day. For someone who weighs 110 pounds, this is 50 grams of protein per day; for someone who weighs 150 pounds, it’s about 70 grams of protein per day, and for someone who weigh 180 pounds, it’s about 80 grams of protein per day. Consuming this amount of protein from virtually any mix of whole foods will satisfy the requirement for sulfur amino acids.

Excess cysteine, in fact, when consumed as a free amino acid, can actually deplete glutathione levels. Why? As it turns out, cysteine can be toxic because of its vulnerability to oxidation. Except in acidic environments like the digestive tract, cysteine rapidly oxidizes and generates free radicals that can wreak havoc on the delicate structures of our cells and tissues. Consequently, our bodies don’t let free cysteine hang around, and when we eat lots of it, we convert the excess to taurine and sulfate and get rid of it...."
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Lacto-Fermented Probiotic Lemonade:
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Raw Milk Finder by State: http://www.realmilk.com/real-milk-fin...

Raw Milk Nation – Interactive Map
State-by-State1 Review of Raw Milk Laws
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Wild Edibles: Making Chickweed Salad:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wTwuB...

Wild Foraging Watercress:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VVCm-...

Wild Edibles: Using Garlic Mustard:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9QkaS...

Harvesting Wood Nettle:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESkEC...

Wild Edibles: Using Japanese Knotweed:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UmYqY...

Harvesting Burdock Root:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LH3n...

Making Burdock Root Double Tincture:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m4Msh...

Harvesting Whole Dandelion:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRZS2...

Making Turkey Tail Dual Extract Tincture:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c94-6...

Making Blood Root Tincture:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tssJo...

Making Willow Bark Aspirin:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3JJqr...

Harvesting Pile Wort Lesser Celandine:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6cHB...

Raw Edible Amber Jelly Mushroom:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkN0_...

Edible Jelly Mushrooms | Wood Ear & Amber Jelly Roll:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJPow...

Witches butter. Golden jelly fungus.Tremella mesenterica:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEOh-...

Foraging Witches Butter Mushroom:
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Sweet wormwood: 1,000 times more effective than chemotherapy for breast cancer; it targets cancer cells through multiple pathways...
First of all, although sweet wormwood (Artemisia annua) is related to the herb that is the main ingredient in absenthe, that green-colored liquor that’s popular in Europe, it is not the same thing. The active ingredient that makes sweet wormwood (known as sweet annie, sweet sagewort, annual mugwort or annual wormwood in North American) such a cancer-healer is artemisinin. Chinese medicine practitioners and others have used it for thousands of years to treat everything from inhibiting parasite growth to immune boosting.

Sweet wormwood is also chock-full of powerful, cancer-killing terpenes such as limonene and B-pinene and the flavonoid quercetin, all of which contain anti-inflammatory, immune-supporting, and anti-cancer properties. In addition, sweet wormwood contains the flavonoids luteolin and patuletin, sesquiterpenes such as camphor and myrcene and palmitic acid, a good source of saturated fat and promoter of enzyme health.

Groundbreaking cancer discovery by University of Washington researchers
International studies have sadly found that the carpet-bombing approach that typical chemotherapy employs accounts for only 2% of the 5-year survival rates overall, researchers at the University of Washington have discovered that a special super-concentrated compound of sweet wormwood and iron can be over a thousand times more effective than chemo at targeting cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone. The compound appears to especially be effective in combating breast cancer.

Developed by bioengineering professor Henry Lai, PhD, wormwood and iron together is said to act as a “trojan horse,” creating a literal “time bomb” for cancer cells. The compound is founded on the fact that cancer cells are not as successful as healthy cells in disposing of free-floating iron molecules. This weakness causes the presence of iron in general to create a stressful environment for them. Lai and his team used naturally-occur holotransferrin, which carries iron into cells, as a way to transfer high doses of artemisinin into breast and prostate cancer cells.
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PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTIONS:

Artemisia Annua (Sweet Wormwood) contains artemisinin, which inactivates the malarial parasites, but it does not kill them. Therefore, drug resistance with artemisinin is common when it is used alone. In combination with other herbs or modern anti-malarial medicines, it is effective for the management of malaria.

Artemisia Annua also contains several other chemical constituents, which are cytotoxic to cancer cells. Now, it is studied for the treatment of cancer. It has anti-cancer, anti-proliferative and anti-mutagenic characteristics.

Medicinal Properties:

Anti-malarial
Antibacterial
Antimicrobial
Antiviral
Antifungal
Antioxidant
Anti-cancer
Anti-proliferative
Anti-mutagenic
Antispasmodic
Carminative
Cholagogue
Depurative
Nervine

Main Indications – Internal Uses:
Malaria
Fevers due to bacterial infections
Common cold
Dysentery and diarrhea
Intestinal worms
Fungal infections
Upset stomach
Jaundice and Hepatitis
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Psoriasis
Eczema
Scabies
Constipation
Loss of appetite
Abdominal Pain
Autoimmune Disorders
Dysmenorrhea (Painful Menstruation)
Joint Pain (Rheumatism)
Anorexia
Gallbladder disorders
Night sweats
Secondary infections in AIDS
https://www.ayurtimes.com/sweet-wormw...

Little Known Chinese Herb & Iron Kill 98% of Cancer Cells in 16 Hours
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Kill 98% Of Cancer Cells In Just 16 Hours – Sweet Wormwood
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How to Make GREEN Black Walnut Tincture:
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Instructions for making Clove Tincture:

Place 3/4 cup clove buds into a pint jar, cover with vodka, transfer to a blender and blend a few seconds to break up the clove buds. Transfer back to the jar and attach the lid. Store in a cool dark place for 4 weeks, shake the jar every few days.

After 4 weeks, strain the mixture, bottle and label. Store in a cool dark place. Shelf life is 5-10 years.

To Make Sweet Wormwood tea, place 1 teaspoon herb into a jar, blend with green, black or other teas for added flavor, pour one cup of boiled water over herbs, cover and steep for 10 minutes. Strain with a sieve, then sweeten with honey, maple syrup, sucanat, coconut sugar, stevia, xylitol but never refined white sugar.

The medical benefits of poke root are said to include effects on the lymphatic system that can help with swollen glands in the throat, breasts and reproductive organs. In folk medicine, it is also used to treat various types of infections, such as ear infections, laryngitis, and tonsillitis.

Applying the infused oil of the dried root is also thought to help with the pain and swelling of arthritis and rheumatism. Proponents of this herb also claim that it can stimulate the immune system and clear the body of toxins. The root can also be used in the form of poke root cream and poke root oil to treat various types of skin problems, like acne, eczema, boils, ringworm, wounds, and scabies.

Poke root contains antiviral proteins that are the subject of medical research to determine if they can be used in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. This research is still highly preliminary and experimental. Some practitioners of alternative medicine claim that the root and other parts of the Phytolacca decandra plant can be used to treat cancer, including breast cancer and skin cancer.

Properties:
Antirheumatic
Mild Anodyne
Cathartic
Stimulant
Anticatarrhal
Parasiticide
Fungicide
Anti-Inflammatory
Emetic
Purgative
Tonic

Uses and Benefits:

It can be used externally, as a lotion or ointment to rid the skin of scabies , pests, tinea, acne, skin infections and parasites, breast tumors, caked breasts, abscesses, and fungal infections. and it may be applied in a porridge to soothe ulcers, hemorrhoids and inflamed joints.

Researches reported that its proteins have feature to resist influenza , HSV-1 viruses and poliovirus. It can be used to cure abscesses, boils, and sores, or to relieve difficult urination by placing a porridge over the bladder area.

To reduce swelling of the skin, to make clear & smooth a blend of herbs and oils can use. It is useful to treat sore throats, earaches, herpes, catarrh tonsillitis , laryngitis , swollen glands , mumps, stones and abnormal growths, such as cysts and breast lumps.

It is used as a cathartic in paralysis of the bowels. Headaches of many sources are benefited by it, and both lotion and tincture are used in leucorrhoea.

As a poultice it causes rapid suppuration in felons. The extract is said to have been used in chronic rheumatism and hemorrhoids.

Authorities differ as to its value in cancer. Great relief towards the close of a difficult case of cancer of the uterus was obtained by an external application of 3 OZ. of Poke Root and 1 OZ. of Tincture used in the strength of 1 tablespoonful to 3 pints of tepid water for bathing the part. It is also stated to be of undoubted value as an internal remedy in cancer of the breast.

The following prescription has been recommended: Fluid extracts of Phytolacca (2 OZ.), Gentian 1 OZ.) and Dandelion 1 OZ.), with Simple Syrup to make a pint. One teaspoonful may be taken after each meal.

Infused in spirits, the fruit is used in chronic rheumatism, being regarded as equal to Guaicum.

As a traditionally used Chinese herb, it is categorized as a drastically purgating water drug and commonly used in the treatment of all kinds of excess edema. Pharmacological studies suggest that pokeroot has an amazing therapeutic effect for many diseases, such as glomerular sclerosis, nephrotic syndrome, diabetic nephropathy, and other secondary kidney damage due to immune system disorders. And modern pharmacology believes that its main chemical constituent of esculentoside can reduce inflammation, induce γ-interferon, enhance leukocyte phagocytosis, promote DNA transformation, prevent impregnation, and kill soncomelania. As a matter of fact, it can do more as follows:

Modern pharmacological actions of pokeroot

1) It has a significant expectorant effect;
2) Its alkaloids have antitussive effect;
3) Poke root extract has a diuretic effect. And studies have shown that the diuretic effect is dose-related – low dose increases the flow of urine while large dose decreases urine output;
4) Its extract has different degrees of inhibition on Shigella, Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae and some skin fungi.
http://www.chineseherbshealing.com/po...
https://herblore.com/overviews/poke-root
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What is DMSO? https://www.health-science-spirit.com...

Survivalists and Preppers Essential Topical Oil. This powerful healing oil was originally formulated by Dr. Shillington and sells online for a whopping $30 per ounce! You can easily make this and share it with those who need it, or store it for future use. Its a great topical oil, but I have also applied it to gums of an aching tooth, and it stops pain quickly! Its a great asset to anyone who is stocking up on survival essentials!

This formula offers pain relief and speeds up the healing process for muscles, ligaments, and tendons. It's very beneficial, too, for arthritis patients, torn ligaments, pulled muscles, headaches, sore muscles, and maladjusted vertebrae.

It also works great as a massage oil (test first, and dilute, if needed). It completely relaxes the body and has a wonderful compounding effect with a good massage.

It will often get rid of, or at least reduce, a headache almost instantly if you put a drop on both of your temples and rub it in (or if the headache is near the back, rub into the upper trapezoid close to the base of your skull).
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Ingredients:

1 cup or 8 oz. wintergreen oil
½ cup cold pressed organic virgin olive oil
¾ cup or 3 oz. menthol crystals
¼ cup DMSO
½ cup dried arnica flowers
½ cup dried calendula or marigold flowers
¼ cup dried ginger root
4 tablespoons of cayenne pepper (or even better, the hottest you can find)

Instructions:

Place the ingredients in a quart jar. Stir well, seal tightly, and store in a warm dark place for 3-6 weeks or longer, the longer the stronger the medicine.

After 3-6 weeks, using gloves, strain the mixture into a bowl through a sieve topped with a cheesecloth or muslin cloth, and store in a dark colored bottle.

To use, apply externally, directly to skin. It doesn’t typically take much; this recipe is potent.

For those who don't want to make this, you can buy it online. I found this source: https://www.greenlifestylemarket.com/...

What is DMSO?
https://www.health-science-spirit.com...

by Dr Hulda Clark:

"If urination is not complete, so you must soon go again, especially in the night, it is suggestive of pressure on the urethra from an enlarged prostate gland.

The prostate collects toxins as if it were a designated dump site, especially for nickel. Urinary tract bacteria quickly find “their” metal, nickel.

Another large source of nickel is metal dental ware. It is used to harden gold! If you suffer from prostate problems, remove metal from your dental ware. Nickel is used to make bridges, gold crowns, retainers, amalgams. Exchange it all for plastic ware and composite buildups...

Nickel is fat soluble and is stored in your skin fat temporarily when a surge of it enters the body. Your skin oils may be loaded with nickel causing “allergies” in the skin. Male pattern baldness is such an allergy. The sweat tries to excrete it for you. Always wash off your scalp sweat to help with this excretion. The skin oils dissolve nickel from metal jewelry (sometimes leaving your skin with a greenish black color) and transport it into your body. Don’t wear metal jewelry.

Bacteria cannot live in the prostate without nickel being present. You can cure your prostate problems with the simple tactic of stopping nickel pollution of your body.
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Prostate Testimonials - Successfully Treated with Iodine
If your prostate is substantially improved with iodine, please send your story to the Curezone here: http://curezone.com/forums/f.asp?f=81...
It will be added to our testimonials to help everyone else.

"This testimonial should help to convince most skeptics that iodine is extremely worthwhile for prostate problems (highlights are by CureZone's: Grizz) . This is one of many testimonials about the prostate:"

“I've had all the usual extreme prostate symptoms for many years (I'm 59) and have had a diagnosis of BPH (enlargement) and prostatitis from age 35. In the last 5 years things started getting worse: blood in my semen and urine, blood leaking out up to 12 hours after sex, dry ejaculation: no semen released until hours after orgasm when it would leak out, testicle pain off and on, knife-like pain radiating into my penis for a split second, then about a second or two later it hits again, this can go on for several minutes, painful ejaculation (every time), urgency and frequency causing me to get up as often as 10 times in the night to piss (usually 3 or 4 times) despite fluid restriction. Intolerance to caffeine and alcohol - I've given them both up. I have tried all the herbal remedies, pomegranate, curcumin, lycopene, selenium, vitamins, minerals etc and nothing has worked. I could not tolerate palmetto due to headaches. I've spent many hundreds of dollars . Recently the pain on the always-dry ejaculation had got so bad and the after-effects so nasty: very frequent painful urination, i.e. every 10 minutes for a few hours, and the leaking of blood and semen that I have started abstaining from sex and decided that I might have to give up sex forever...."

"I took 5 drops of 5 % tincture of iodine (containing iodine and potassium iodide) in a glass of water every morning.
(Grizz-it should be Lugols or Nascent Iodine)

Do not take it at night because it is a stimulant. Read the warning below before you try this. 5 drops of 5% tincture is very roughly 25 mg (or 25,000 micrograms) of iodine…... hikers use roughly the same dose to sterilize a litre of pond water to drink without ill effects …..

…. I also painted my balls with the pure tincture mixed with olive oil (as suggested on the internet)

(Grizz-it should be Lugols iodine 70% watered down) because it is absorbed through the skin and that is close to the prostate. That was a mistake because it burnt the skin after 2 days and it peeled off like a sunburn. I switched to iodine sold for supplement use in a glycerine base and that was very messy and delivered a much lower dose of iodine to my balls/prostate.

(Grizz - Paint with Grapeseed Oil after Lugols: Not messy)
The very first night after using the tincture on my balls every time I awoke to piss, I had an erection (that hasn't happened for about 40 years during the night). I did not have any problems with erections before. The erections have continued almost every time I get up in the night now..."
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18 Incredible Benefits of Magnesium Chloride:
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Nettle has been studied extensively and has shown promise in treating Alzheimer's disease, arthritis, asthma, bladder infections, bronchitis, bursitis, gingivitis, gout, hives, kidney stones, laryngitis, multiple sclerosis, PMS, prostate enlargement, sciatica, and tendinitis. Externally it has been used to improve the appearance of the hair, and is said to be a remedy against oily hair and dandruff.
Healing properties
In Germany today stinging nettles are sold as an herbal drug for prostate diseases and as a diuretic. It is a common ingredient in other herbal drugs produced in Germany for rheumatic complaints and inflammatory conditions (especially for the lower urinary tract and prostate). In the United States many remarkable healing properties are attributed to nettle and the leaf is utilized for different problems than the root. The leaf is used here as a diuretic, for arthritis, prostatitis, rheumatism, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure and allergic rhinitis. The root is recommended as a diuretic, for relief of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and other prostate problems, and as a natural remedy to treat or prevent baldness.
An infusion of the plant is very valuable in stemming internal bleeding. It is also used to treat anaemia, excessive menstruation, hemorrhoids, arthritis, rheumatism and skin complaints, especially eczema. Externally, the plant is used to treat skin complaints, arthritic pain, gout, sciatica, neuralgia, hemorrhoids and hair problems.
Reduces arthritis pain
Taken orally, products made from nettle's aerial parts may interfere with the body's production of prostaglandins and other inflammation-causing chemicals. Consequently, nettle may have an anti-inflammatory effect. It may also enhance responses of the immune system. Chemicals in nettle's aerial parts are also thought to reduce the feeling of pain or interfere with the way that nerves send pain signals. All of these effects may reduce the pain and stiffness of arthritis and other similar conditions.
Reduces allergy symptoms
In addition, nettle's aerial parts may reduce the amount of histamine that is produced by the body in response to an allergen. An allergen is a substance such as pollen that may provoke an exaggerated immune response in individuals who are sensitive to it. Through this potential action, the aerial parts of nettle may help to reduce allergy symptoms. Results from one human study are promising, but more research is needed to be conclusive.
Relieve skin irritation and muscle pain
A solution of the extract may be applied to the skin to relieve joint pain and muscle aches. Astringent properties of nettle aerial parts may also help to lessen the swelling of hemorrhoids and stop bleeding from minor skin injuries such as razor nicks. An astringent shrinks and tightens the top layers of skin or mucous membranes, thereby reducing secretions, relieving irritation, and improving tissue firmness. It may also be used topically for dandruff and overly oily hair and scalp.
This herb should be used for a minimum of 30 days for full effects.
https://www.herbwisdom.com/herb-nettle.html

How to Make Nettle Tincture:

Traditional Chinese Medicine considers chaga mushroom one of the most powerful antioxidants on Earth acting as a su­per adaptogen, giving the body what it needs to return to its natural state. Chaga acts as both a soothing anti-stress nerve tonic and a powerful cancer fighter. The list of purported uses of Chaga over the centuries is long and includes prevention against many of the top killers in North America today including heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer and obesity.

Chaga is used as Herbal Medicine for centuries for a host of conditions: Immune modulation, battling sun damage, pain relief, cancer treatment, removing certain parasites, anti-viral, detoxifying (blood and liver), balancing blood sugar, heart protective, bronchitis, improving circulation, intestinal protection, lowering cholesterol, chemotherapy & radiation therapy protection.

Most of the medical research on Chaga, has been done in Russia where the mushroom grows in abundance, as it prefers cold climate forests. Chaga Mushroom is an adaptogen. Adaptogenic plants and mushrooms help to bring the body back into balance and have beneficial effects on the nervous system, immune system, the GI tract, the cardiovascular system and the endocrine system. By supporting the body and mind in these ways, adaptogens help us to cope with stress, stay healthy during the cold and flu season, fight cancer, and lift us out of the dark depths of depression and adrenal burnout. They have immune-modulating properties that make them helpful in treating auto-immune diseases and have high levels of anti-oxidants that protect cells from damaging free radicals. Adaptogens gently tone and support the body systems over time and need to be taken for a minimum time of two months to develop the full effect of their healing powers. Enjoying one to two cups of delicious Chaga Mushroom Tea daily ensures that your immune system is receiving support when it is needed most and to continually flush toxins from the body.

Betulinic Acid (phytosterol):

Chaga is rich in Betulinic Acid a phytosterol which is naturally present in the bark of the Birch tree. Betulin from the Birch tree is converted into Betulinic Acid by the Chaga Mushroom making it soluble for us to ingest into the bloodstream. It is the Betulinc Acid which stimulates the process call apoptosis which triggers cancerous cells to destroy themselves. Chaga is the only mushroom to contain low pH Betulinic Acid which directly targets cancer cells, which are primarily low pH instructure. Also clinically proven to have anti-tumor and tumor reducing benefit. The anti-cancer properties of Betulin or Betulinic Acid, is now being studied as a chemotherapeutic agent. Also clinically proven to have anti-tumor and tumor reducing benefit. Many medicinal mushrooms are known for its immuno potentiating effects, but David Winston, a renowned herbalist claims Chaga “has an advantage no other fungus has, that it contains Betulinic acid”. Betulinic acid has demonstrated strong anti tumor activity with virtually no side effects and no toxicity. Betulin works highly selectively on tumor cells because the interior pH of tumor tissues is generally lower than that of normal tissues, and Betulinic Acid is only active at those lower levels (Noda et al. 1997). Once inside the cells, Betulinic Acid induces apoptosis (programmed cell death) in the tumors (Fulda et al., 1997). Recent clinical studies show that Betulinic Acid possesses valuable pharmacological properties such as: immuno-modulators, anti-bacterials, anti-oxidants, anti-virals, anti-tumorigenics, anti-pyretics, and others.
Betulinic Acid also is being tested for effectiveness in treating HIV while showing a high anti-mutagenic activity, capable of lowering the number and frequency of mutations in the chromosomes and the genes. Betulinic Acid has been tested for Melanoma cancer, eczema, skin infections and other conditions. Betulinic Acid has been explored as a potential treatment for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which can cause severe cold-like symptoms and pneumonia.

Chaga mushrooms are a powerful antioxidant and source of superoxide dismutase (SOD) which halts oxidation, especially free radicals like singlet oxygen responsible for damaging tissues.
Chaga mushrooms are a source of 200 + phytonutrients

The Chaga Mushroom contains B and D vitamins, flavonoids, phenols, copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, zinc iron and enzymes
One of nature's riches sources of the minerals rubidium, potassium, cesium and germanium; everything the body needs to remain alkaline
A great source of pantothenic acid which aids the adrenal glands and digestive organs
The Chaga Mushroom has been used for improving cognitive function and memory loss.

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Health Benefits of Sage:

Boosts Cognition

Research has shown that even small amounts of sage, whether inhaled or consumed, can increase recall abilities and memory retention in people. The brain activity also demonstrates increased concentration and focus on a chosen topic, which means that for young people in school or for those in challenging, intellectually demanding careers, adding a bit of it to your diet may be subtle, but an effective brain booster. [2]

Treats Inflammation

Chewing on sage leaves is not always the most pleasant remedy, as the flavor can be quite intense, but this is the most effective way to get the organic compounds acting in your system. Creating a tincture or steeping the leaves can also do the trick, but if you suffer from inflammatory issues, particularly in the respiratory or gastrointestinal tracts, you can eliminate that inflammation with this sage brew. [3] The anti-inflammatory qualities of sage extend to health issues such as arthritis and gout, as well as general inflammation of the cardiovascular system, which can result in heart diseases and high blood pressure. The flavonoids and phenolic compounds found in it are responsible for these beneficial effects.

Antioxidant Properties

Chronic conditions and degenerative diseases can be some of the most debilitating and dangerous health concerns that you face in your life. Many of these are caused by free radicals, the dangerous by-products of cellular metabolism that attack healthy cells, causing apoptosis or mutation. Antioxidant compounds found in sage, such as rosmarinic acid, luteolin, and apigenin, can work to neutralize free radicals and prevent them from creating oxidative stress in the heart, organ systems, skin, joints, muscles, and even the brain. [4]

Prevents Alzheimer’s Disease

As mentioned above, sage does have the ability to stimulate brain function to improve memory and concentration; however, it also works to eliminate cognitive disorders that may arise, including Alzheimer’s and dementia. [5] Although research into these applications is still in the relatively early stages, it is exciting to see real strides being taken with herbal alternatives to pharmaceutical treatment. The neural pathways stimulated by the extracts and essential oils of sage can keep the mind fresh and youthful well into your older age.

Strengthens Immune System

There are some antimicrobial properties that have been identified in sage, and while it is usually consumed in small quantities, you can create a topical application of sage (salve or tincture) and use it to prevent bacterial and viral infections that attack the body through the skin. [6] We often think of illness entering through our nose or mouth, but the skin can also be compromised and be used as a gateway for foreign agents. A topical cream or antibacterial routine that includes sage could be an extra line of defense against that sort of illness vector.... MUCH MORE SEE LINK BELOW

Benefits of Sage:
https://www.healthbeckon.com/sage-herb-benefits/

Mercola for Sage:
https://articles.mercola.com/herbs-spices/sage.aspx

Amazing Health Benefits of Mullein
1. Ear Infections
Mullein has well-established emollient and astringent properties making it an excellent choice for temperamental ear ailments. A tincture containing mullein alone or a combination of mullein and other herbs is commonly found in health stores (and online) as a tried-and-true natural remedy for ear aches and infections. A study published in The Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine in 2001 concluded that an herbal ear drop with mullein were just as effective as an anesthetic one. (5)
People also use mullein oil to naturally treat their dog’s ear infections and other health problems with success. That’s right — don’t forget that natural remedies can be used on your animal friends too! (6)
2. Calm Bursitis
Bursitis is a painful condition that affects the small, fluid-filled sacs (called bursae) that cushion the bones, tendons and muscles near your joints. Bursitis occurs when the bursae become inflamed. The most common locations for bursitis are in the shoulder, elbow and hip.
To help bursitis naturally with mullein, you can simply prepare some mullein tea and soak a clean cloth in the warm tea. The cloth can then be regularly applied over the affected region, which should help to decrease inflammation and serve as a natural remedy for bone and joint pain. You can also create a mullein poultice.
3. Potent Disinfectant
Mullein oil is potent disinfectant that can treat both internal and external infections. Internally, it has been known to treat infections in the ears, colon, urinary tract (including a vaginal yeast infection) and kidneys. When applied externally, mullein can help to fight infections on the skin. (7)
4. Ease Respiratory Illness
Mullein tea can help to naturally improve a wide array of upper respiratory problems including bronchitis, dry coughs, sore throats, general hoarseness and tonsillitis. Mullein leaves contain an extract with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that helps to rid the body of mucus and soothes the raw, inflamed tracts of your system, like your throat. (8)
Smoking mullein is used by some for respiratory issues. Dried mullein can be placed in a pipe and smoked to treat congestion in your lungs. However, this is definitely a questionable way of using mullein and if used, should never be done for a prolonged length of time. Plus, smoking mullein is one of the least effective means of using mullein’s beneficial properties. If you’re a smoker and having lung congestion then smoking mullein rather than tobacco can be helpful. (9)
Mullein even helps asthma sufferers with its soothing effect on the bronchioles. (10)
5. Bacteria Killer
Researchers at Clemson University confirmed the antibacterial properties of mullein. In 2002, these researchers reported that mullein extracts are effective against several species of disease-causing bacteria including Klebsiella pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis and Escherichia coli more commonly known as E. coli. (11)
https://draxe.com/mullein/
Benefits of Mullein:
https://www.henriettes-herb.com/blog/hotw-mullein.html

Hart’s Tongue Fern Natural Cold Remedies and Liver Tonic

“Hart’s tongue is warm and helps the liver and the lungs, and intestinal pain. Make a tea using hart’s tongue fern, long-pepper, and cinnamon and drink it often before and after eating, it benefits the liver, cleans the lungs, heals aching intestines, and takes away the inner rot and mucus.”- Hildegard of Bingen.

Hart’s tongue is a species of fern that was Hildegard’s best remedy for a dry, persistent cough that just won’t go away.

Prepare the following:

Simmer 3 heaping tablespoons of Hart’s Tongue Fern in 1 1/2 to 2 liters of wine for 5 minutes, then add ½ cup of honey and simmer for 5 more minutes. Add 3 tablespoons of cinnamon and 2 teaspoons of long pepper and continue simmering another 5 minutes, then strain through a sieve.

Long pepper (Piper Longum) is a flowering vine that is a closely related to the common black and white pepper, but is hotter.

Dosage: in the 1st week take the equivalent of a shot glass 3 times daily, after the first week, take the same before and after dinner for 6-8 weeks.

Hildegard believed in a functional relationship between the liver and the lungs. According to this relationship, a persistent dry cough may be the result of irregular liver function. Mucus develops in part due to liver metabolism, and may signal the rise of bronchitis and lung infection.
In addition to the strengthening of the liver and lungs, Hildegard believed that her hart’s tongue remedy supports hormone regulation in abdominal ailments, thyroid issues, and pancreas dysfunction.

A perennial fern, hart’s tongue is protected in Germany as a healing plant and is commonly cultivated in natural healing gardens, consistent with Hildegard’s natural cold remedies.
https://healthyhildegard.com/natural-cold-remedies/

Hildegard of Bingen, a major twelfth-century mystic and prophet, began having divinely inspired visions at the age of six. These visions continued throughout her life and were the source of highly honored information on healing through a multidimensional approach to the body, mind, emotions, and spirit. Widely accepted by physicians and religious healers of her time, Hildegard’s work was lost over the centuries, and has only recently been reborn through the work of the authors of this book. Hildegard of Bingen’s Medicine is a groundbreaking contribution to medicine and healing. It contains translations of Hildegard text which reflect the high point of medieval, alchemical, and healing science. In addition, these translations are commented upon by authors who have worked clinically with Hildegard’s wisdom for thirty years. Many will find this book to contain profound, long lost spiritual teachings. Hildegard’s deep understanding of nature--trees, herbs, and animals--inspires a new vision of balance and planetary attunement.
https://www.amazon.com/Hildegard-Bingens-Medicine-Folk-Wisdom/dp/0939680440/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=hildegard+of+bingens+medicine&qid=1579722401&sr=8-1

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HARTS TONGUE FERN Leaf 1lb (454g) Herb, Asplenium scolopendrium Foliahttps://www.ebay.com/itm/HARTS-TONGUE-FERN-Leaf-1lb-454g-Herb-Asplenium-scolopendrium-Folia/312688050934?hash=item48cda902f6:g:qVwAAOSw6WJeJjBT

Health Benefits of Blue Vervain:

There are many health benefits that have been associated with vervain, mainly because it exhibits the following properties:

• Analgesic — This herb helps alleviate headaches, migraines and abdominal cramps linked to menstruation.
• Anti-inflammatory — Complementing the plant's analgesic properties, vervain may help reduce swelling and inflammation.15
• Anti-spasmodic — Vervain may assist in healing muscle spasms.
• Astringent — Tannins in vervain may help ease skin infections,as well as bleeding gums, halitosis, mouth ulcers and tonsillitis.
• Diuretic — Vervain may help with diarrhea relief, and may encourage release of urine and water from the body.
• Antiparasitic — Vervain can help kill, expel and prevent growth of intestinal worms and other parasites

Common Uses of Blue Vervain:

Vervain leaves and flowers are often collected during mid- to late summer when the plant is in full bloom.26 These can be incorporated into an infusion, tincture, poultice or ointment, which can then be used to help address these conditions:
Colds
Scrofula (a form of tuberculosis)
Colic
Irritability
Lethargy
Fevers
Chest congestion
Mouth ulcers
Insomnia
Depression
Asthma
Chronic bronchitis
Nervous tension
Jaundice
Anxiety
https://articles.mercola.com/herbs-spices/vervain.aspx

Boneset Benefits:

Anti-inflammatory

According to Mark Pedersen, a research chemist who specializes in herbal chemistry, Boneset is one of the most versatile plants on Earth. He believes that no one phytochemical is responsible for the action of Boneset, rather it is the symbiosis of all of the plants constituents that produce its remarkable effects. His research shows that in virtually every instance where there is inflammation or infection, Boneset has proven itself most effective.

Immune Boosting

Boneset has been shown to contain antiviral properties and strengthens the immune system by enhancing the secretion of interferon. Interferon belongs to the large class of proteins known as cytokines - molecules used for communication between cells to trigger the protective defences of the immune system that help eradicate pathogens. Interferons are named for their ability to "interfere" with viral replication by protecting cells from virus infections. Other studies have found Boneset effective against minor viral and bacterial infections by stimulating the white blood cells.
Studies indicate that Boneset’s immunostimulating properties are due to the presence of sesquiterpene lactones and polysaccharides in the plant.

Fever Reducer

Whilst a high temperature or fever is a natural healing process in the body, over a certain temperature it can become dangerous and even life threatening. A powerful diaphoretic, the most famous use of Boneset is as a fever reducer. Best taken in a hot infusion, Boneset promotes a therapeutic sweat in fevers. It contains flavonoids and essential oils that stimulate the peripheral circulation and by encouraging sweating, it forces the body to not only cool down but to also release several harmful toxins through the skin.

Colds/Flu

The immunostimulating and fever reducing properties of Boneset make this herb perfect to alleviate the symptoms of colds and flu. Boneset is also an excellent expectorant, able to loosen phlegm and reduce inflammation in the respiratory tract.

Digestive Health

Research shows that the sequiterpene lactones found in Boneset stimulate deficient digestive enzymes in the gastrointestinal tract and stimulate bile flow in the liver. It also has a mild laxative effect, allowing waste to move through the body more easily. In larger doses it can expel parasites; however it is recommended to consult a herbalist before using this herb in large doses.
https://www.indigo-herbs.co.uk/natural-health-guide/benefits/boneset

Water Pepper Uses in Folk Medicine:

Water pepper became known early on for its poignant, peppery taste and has been used as a spice and medicine since ancient times.
As an herbal medicine, it was considered an effective cure for a variety of ailments, including a toothache, epilepsy, gangrene, rheumatism, and gout.
Pedanius Dioscorides (1st century AD) and Galen of Pergamon (131-201 AD) recommended the herb as a laxative, while Paracelsus (1490-1541), a Swiss-German philosopher, physician, and botanist, believed it had styptic properties and that it could also be used as a remedy for upset stomach and jaundice.
https://www.herbal-supplement-resource.com/water-pepper-medicinal-herb.html
https://herbs.motherearthliving.com/medicinal-benefits-of-boneset/

Self-Heal (Prunella Vulgaris ), Also Known As: All Heal, Heart of the Earth, Sicklewort, Heal All, Hook Heal, Carpenter's Herb has such a plethora of uses that it really deserves to be a part of every herbal medicine chest.

Self heal made into a tea can be used to soothe the discomfort of sore throats, especially when mixed with honey. By extension it can also be used to ease the irritation of chest infections in general, such as bronchitis. The cold infusion of the herb can be used to soothe hot flashes.

It can be applied as a salve to speed the healing of injuries, and taken internally to improve healing from surgery and to speed the healing of internal injuries.

The herb is astringent, and is also suitable for haemorrhage, for which it can be taken internally and used externally. It can lower fevers, making it a fantastic herb for treating feverish colds and the dreaded influenza, especially where the illness has led to raised glands.

I suspect it may also have some uses in treating glandular fever as well. It can be used to return thyroid function to normal as it is an amphoteric thyroid herb.

Self Heal can be used to stimulate the immune system and soothe inflammatory responses that cause illness and pain. It can also be used to soothe allergic responses so I suspect it would probably combine well with Eyebright and Mullein in the treatment of hayfever and seasonal change related problems.

The herb can also be used for the digestive system, to relieve hepatitis, jaundice and simple diarrhoea. Some sources reckon it can also be used to improve the body's ability to cope with diabetes by having an action on the pancreas. The flowers in particular are apparently a liver restorative, though I've never used the flower tincture on its own.

In addition to all its other useful properties, the herb can be used to lower high blood pressure and resolve edema, and as a general kidney tonic as well as for haematuria.

As it has some pretty good anti viral properties, I can't help wondering if it could also be used as part of a prescription for those suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome, especially where this was kicked off by a viral infection prior to the onset.

Because the herb stimulates the immune system and soothes inflammatory responses, it could possibly also be used as part of treatment for fibromyalgia.

Topically, because the plant has such a high mucilage content, it can be used to draw infection out of wounds. A spit poultice can be made of the plant if you are unlucky enough to be out and about when injury occurs, or a mortar and pestle can be used to break up the fresh herb.

In China, the herb is used as an anti cancer treatment as it has some anti mutagenic properties, as well as being anti-oxidant.
https://www.eldrumherbs.co.uk/content/content_files/profiles_self-heal_prunella-vulgaris.php?state=1

The Benefits of Prunella Vulgaris:
https://www.verywellhealth.com/the-benefits-of-prunella-vulgaris-88644

Mullein: The Medicinal Herb that Fights Infections & Inflammation:
https://draxe.com/mullein/

MEDICINAL QUALITIES OF EYEBRIGHT:
http://www.herballegacy.com/Hartzog_Medicinal.html

Nettle for Allergies: Relief That Is So Complete, It May Blow You Away...
https://www.freshbitesdaily.com/nettle-allergies/

https://www.drweil.com/vitamins-supplements-herbs/herbs/stinging-nettle/

https://www.organiclifestylemagazine.com/healing-allergy-inflammation-with-stinging-nettle

Dr. Axe: Benefits if Sarsaparilla:
https://draxe.com/sarsaparilla/

Hayfever/Allergy Tea Blend:

2 Parts Whole Self Heal Plant
1 Part Mullein leaf and flower
1 Part Eyebright herb
1 Part Wood Nettle or Stinging Nettle
1 Part Wild Sarsaparilla Leaf (Optional)

Mix the herbs together, store in sealed containers. To make tea, place 1 tablespoon herb blend in a cup, pour just boiled water over, and cover for 15-30 minutes. Strain, sweeten with honey, stevia, sucanat, coconut sugar, etc, and enjoy 2-3 times per day, as needed. You can also add a base tea of black, red or green tea for more flavor. Get creative, it's your medicine!

Alternatively, you can make large batches of the tea in a pot, allow to cool, strain and store in a half gallon jugs in the refrigerator. Enjoy the tea cold or re-warm it. Use within a week.

Self-Heal, An Herbalists Favorite Herb: Meet the Herbalist: Arthur Haines
http://www.herbstalk.org/blog/meet-the-herbalist-arthur-haines

Ancestral Plants Vol 2 By Arthur Haines: https://www.surthrival.com/products/ancestral-plants-vol-2-by-arthur-haines

Health benefits of mustard greens:

Mustard greens, like spinach, are the storehouse of many phytonutrients that have health promotional and disease prevention properties.

Leaf-mustard is very low in calories (27 calories per 100 g raw leaves) and fats. However, its dark-green leaves carry ample amounts of phytonutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Additionally, it contains a very good amount of dietary fiber that helps control cholesterol level by interfering with its absorption in the gut. Adequate fiber in the food aids in smooth bowel movements and thereby offers protection from hemorrhoids, constipation as well as colon cancer diseases.

The greens are excellent sources of vitamin-K. 100 g of fresh leaves carry about 257.5 µg or about 215% of daily requirement of vitamin K-1 (phylloquinone). Vitamin-K has been found to have a potential role in bone mass building function by promoting osteoblastic activity in the bone. It also has an established role to play in Alzheimer's disease patients by limiting neuronal damage in their brain.

Mustard greens are a rich source of antioxidant like flavonoids, indoles, sulforaphane, carotenes, lutein, and zeaxanthin. Indoles, mainly Di-indolyl-methane (DIM) and sulforaphane have proven benefits against prostate, breast, colon and ovarian cancers by virtue of their cancer-cell growth inhibition, cytotoxic effects on cancer cells.

Fresh leaves are also a modest source of the B-complex group of vitamins such as folic acid, pyridoxine, thiamin, riboflavin, etc. 100 g fresh leaves provide about 12 µg (about 3% of RDA) of folic acid. This water-soluble vitamin has a significant role in DNA synthesis, and cell division. When supplemented to women during their peri-conception time, this vitamin may help prevent neural tube defects in their newborn babies.

Fresh mustard leaves are excellent sources of vitamin-C. 100 of fresh leaves provide 70 µg or about 117% of RDA. Vitamin-C (ascorbic acid) is a powerful natural antioxidant that offers protection against free radical injury and flu-like viral infections.

Mustard leaves are also incredible sources of vitamin-A (provide 3024 IU or 101% of RDA per 100 g). Vitamin-A is an essential nutrient required for maintaining healthy mucosa and skin. Consumption of natural fruits rich in flavonoids helps protect from lung and oral cavity cancers.
Fresh mustard greens are an excellent source of several essential minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, selenium, and manganese.

Regular consumption of mustard greens in the diet is known to prevent arthritis, osteoporosis, iron deficiency anemia and believed to offer protection from cardiovascular diseases, asthma and colon and prostate cancers.
https://www.nutrition-and-you.com/mustard-greens.html

While the table condiment mustard does indeed come from the mustard seed, the leaves, flowers, seed pods and roots are also edible. Mustards are in the same large family with cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, turnips, kale, kohlrabi, wasabi, and others. The only problem is there are so many wild mustards its hard to tell which one you might have.

They are all edible, but some are a little more edible than others. What that means is mustard greens I used to pick in Maine were fairly tender, and not strong when cooked. The mustard greens I pick here in Florida are much tougher and spicier. They have to be chopped up more and cooked longer, but they still are delicious if a bit toothy. The point is you have to experiment a little to find your preference with your particular mustard.

Young leaves can use used raw in salads, or cooked as a potherb. As the plant ages, it becomes strong and sometimes the leaves are too bitter to eat. Tender young seeds pods can be added to salads, but are peppery. If you are so inclined, you can make mustard out of the seeds, just grind them up and mix with vinegar, salt optional. Each plant can produces 2,000 to 3,500 seeds a season and the seeds can remain dormant underground for years.

Flower buds are also tasty when boiled. One nice touch is to add raw mustard flowers to your favorite vinegar to give it a little personalized pick-me-up — like the Roman wine, after all vinegar is just tarted up wine. The ratio is about half a cup of blossoms per pint of vinegar. Oh, the shape of the blossoms — like a Maltese cross — gave name to their family, Cruciferae, or cross-like.
http://www.eattheweeds.com/cutting-the-wild-mustard-brassica-sinapis-2/

An Edible Landscape: Wild Mustard:
http://www.gwinnettmastergardeners.com/2008/05/an-edible-landscape-wild-mustard.html

The Medicinal Properties and Health Benefits of Violets:

Violets have been known throughout history as a healing herb. An example that was proven by research was that Viola odorata contains phenolic glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, alkaloids, mucilage, and tannins among other things. These compounds work in several ways to cure ailments.

Hippocrates, in the ancient times, classified the violet as a “moist” plant, which is best used for treating liver disorders as well as bad tempers. In the 16th century, the English used syrups made from violets for their laxative properties.

Violet remedies were also used for pleurisy, epilepsy, and jaundice. Culpepper, a 17th-century herbalist states that “All the violets are cold and moist while they are fresh and green, and are used to cool any heat or distemperature of the body.” He personally recommends the use of violet concoctions to treat various skin and eye disorders, as well as congestion and constipation.

As science advanced through time it has been it has been theorized that a lot of these known medicinal powers of violets in the history of folklore have been exaggerated and could not merit enough scientific evidence. However, further advancement in medical studies of the present period has found that the flowers, as well as the leaves and the roots of violets, in fact, do contain various healing compounds.

An example that was proven by research was that Viola odorata contains phenolic glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, alkaloids, mucilage, and tannins among other things. These compounds work in several ways to cure ailments.

• The flavonoids act as diuretics to help treat individuals who suffer from elevated blood pressure.

• The alkaloids have vasodilating effects, causing blood vessels to relax, allowing the blood to flow easier; thus, it helps decrease blood pressure.

• The mucilage and saponins are soothing expectorants that help relieve coughs and other bronchial ailments.

• The salicylic acid in violets acts as painkillers and as an anti-inflammatory compound similar to the active ingredient in aspirin which helps people reduce arthritis discomforts or other discomfort felt in the joints.

• James A. Duke, a herbalist and a plant expert, states that the significant amounts of rutin, a compound that strengthens capillaries, are found in violet flowers. This compound prevents “leakage” from the blood vessels resulting in less swelling in pain, which benefits people who suffer from inflammation.

• Violets contain rich anti-oxidant compounds in the form of beta-carotene and ascorbic acid. A 140 ml serving of violet leaves provides as much vitamin C equivalent to 4 oranges.

1. SKIN CARE
Violet essential oil is gentle acting on the skin and is well-known for its ability to help with a number of skin conditions. The leaf, as well as its flowers, has been used traditionally to treat a host of skin issues, so before spending even more money on those commercial skin care products, give this natural treatment a try.

2. INFLAMMATION
Violet essential oil can be used with great effect on the body to deal with conditions caused by inflammation. Violet essential oil has anti-inflammatory compounds and many sufferers of rheumatism and arthritis have found it to be an effective remedy when massaged into their painful muscles and joints.
Violet essential oil can also help stimulate circulation of blood to the muscles.

3. HEADACHES AND STRESS
Violet essential oil has comforting and calming properties and can be used to help ease a number of conditions. It is said to be able to ease headaches and migraines as well as dizziness, anxiety and nervous exhaustion.

4. COLDS AND SINUS PROBLEMS
Violet essential oil can be very effective in getting rid of some of the more troublesome symptoms of the common cold like respiratory congestion blocked sinuses and sore throats.Because of its expectorant properties, violet oil can be diffused near your bed at night and the vapors inhaled to help clear your lungs of phlegm and any other congestion.
https://goodwitcheshomestead.com/2018/02/04/the-medicinal-properties-and-health-benefits-of-violets/

Proven Foods and Herbs to Cleanse Your Blood:
https://www.healthyandnaturalworld.com/best-herbs-and-foods-to-cleanse-your-blood/

Violet's Edible and Medicinal Uses:
https://chestnutherbs.com/violets-edible-and-medicinal-uses/

How to Make Violet Syrup:
https://seekingjoyfulsimplicity.com/how-to-make-violet-syrup/

12 Health Benefits of Turmeric:

Antioxidant: Curcumin has the ability to quench free radicals that can cause mutation in our DNA.

Cancer Preventative: The cancer-causing effects of cigarette smoke, barbequing, and smoke of any kind are suppressed by curcumin.

Anti-Inflammatory: Curcumin’s anti-inflammatory powers are as effective as many anti-inflammatory drugs, including effective as phenylbutazone and cortisone without the side effects.

Liver Protective: Curcumin has been shown to have a protective effect on the liver and is incredibly effective at increasing bile release, which helps with fat digestion.

Wound Healing: Natural antiseptic and antibacterial properties to keep the infection away from cuts and burns.

Super Brain Function: Curcumin greatly reduces the rate of mental decline. May prevent and slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease by removing amyloyd plaque buildup in the brain.

Kills the Bad Guys: Curcumin has anti-microbial properties that fight the nasty guys such as Clostridium, Streptococcus, Entamoeba histolytica, and several pathogenic fungi.

Natural Pain Killer: Helps reduce sensations of chronic pain. Yay more of this!
Promote Weightloss: Helps manage weight, and aid in fat metabolism.

Reduce Depression: A staple in Chinese medicine for helping lift mood in cases of depression.

Boost Effectiveness of Cancer Drugs: Studies have shown that turmeric can boosts the effects of chemo drug paclitaxel and reduces its side effects.

Skin Healing: Can help internally and topically with psoriasis and other inflammatory skin conditions.

Turmeric Wine Tonic Recipe:

10 oz grain alcohol or vodka
10 oz port wine
12 teaspoons turmeric powder
5 teaspoons cinnamon powder
4 teaspoons cracked black pepper
2 teaspoons piper logum
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Combine all ingredients in a jar except port. Attach lid and shake well. Store for 24 hours. After 24 hours, add port and shake. Tonic is ready for use as is, or you can strain it. Take up to 1/2 oz with evening meal.

Benefits of Piper Logum (Long Pepper)
https://www.curejoy.com/content/health-benefits-of-pippli-piper-longum/

Benefits of Taking Turmeric:
https://www.naturalnews.com/turmeric.html

20 Health Benefits of Turmeric:
https://www.healthdiaries.com/eatthis/20-health-benefits-of-turmeric.html

Dr. Axe on Turmeric
https://draxe.com/turmeric-benefits/

Benefits of Cinnamon:
https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-proven-benefits-of-cinnamon

Mercola on Cinnamon:
https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/11/09/surprising-cinnamon-benefits.aspx

Benefits of Cloves:
https://www.naturalfoodseries.com/17-benefits-cloves/

The ubiquitous turkey tail is not a gourmet mushroom. You won't see them on a five star menu sauteed with wild leeks. This species has one main claim to fame: as a medicinal mushroom. And a powerful one at that.

What makes it so potent? It's full of a protein-bound molecule known as PSK, or polysaccharide K. A polysaccharide is simply a complex carbohydrate that is made up of a repeating chain of simple sugars.

Not a very sexy definition, but many polysaccharides (including PSK) have been shown to boost the immune system to fight infection and many different types of cancers.

PSK works by suppressing the growth of tumor cells, inhibiting the expression of genes that have the potential to cause cancer, and stimulating the immune system to produce more of the body's own cells that attack foreign cells.

You can read more about the mechanism of action of PSK, as well as find lots of reference links to various studies, at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center page here. (Note: this site may make you agree to a disclaimer before they let you in. Go ahead and agree. It's safe and they have lots of great info).

Yet this mushroom contains more benefits than Coriolus versicolor PSK. The various constituents work together to reportedly:
Reduce inflammation throughout the body
Fight viral infections and diseases such as herpes and hepatitis
Reduce the growth of tumors and prevent new ones
Lessen the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation
Increase stamina and energy

Studies into this medicinal mushroom are ongoing, including a $5.4 million prostate cancer study done through Bastyr University and the NIH (National Institute of Health).

The evidence for the positive benefit of Trametes versicolor on personal health is definitely there. It will be interesting to see what more we can learn in the near future!
https://www.mushroom-appreciation.com/trametes-versicolor.html

Dr. Axe on Turkey Tail Mushroom:
https://draxe.com/turkey-tail-mushroom/

Turkey Tail Mushroom Extract for Cancer Treatment
http://medicinal-mushrooms.net/turkey-tail-mushroom-extract-for-cancer-treatment/

"Teasel (Dipsacus fullonum) (Dipsacus sylvestris) has the ability to restore a life broken down by Lyme disease. The first six years were characterized by undiagnosed neuroborreliosis without the more well known Lyme symptoms of joint and muscle problems. However, after a re-infection six years later, the physical problems also appeared. A treatment with Tincture of Teasel Root lasting for 7 ½ months on a low dosage (altogether two 30 ml bottles) cured all the problems. Two brain scans, one taken during years of illness and another taken after the treatment was completed, provide indisputable evidence of teasel’s effectiveness..."
https://www.flaatthjelp.net/to-sma-fl...

Ingredients for Teasel Alcohol Extraction:

2 cups fresh clean teasel root
1 Quart menstruum (highest content alcohol you can get like moonshine or grain alcohol. Best quality vodka will work.)
Clean Quart jar with non-metal lid

Ingredients for Teasel Glycerine Extract:

2 cups fresh clean teasel root
2 cups vegetable glycerine
2 pint canning jars with lids and rings
Quart Jar with lid
Pot

Teasel Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients: iridoids, saponins, derivates of coffeic acid, potash salt, inulin, bitters, and the glycoside scabiodise

Teasel is used widely in the treatment of Lyme Disease.
Teasel warms the cells and muscles, inviting Lyme Disease bacteria into the bloodstream for the immune system to do its work
Teasel addresses chronic inflammation of the muscles as an anti-inflammatory for "Lyme arthritis"
Teasel is a general analgesic for pain
Teasel works as a stimulant similar to caffeine to alleviate feelings of lethargy

Making Teasel Root Tincture:
https://ladybarbarasgarden.wordpress....

Teasel Root Protocols:
https://www.crescentmoonherbals.com/T...

IN DEPTH HEALING STRATEGIES FOR LYME DISEASE:
https://fiveelementhealing.net/in-dep...

Swedish Bitters – The Long Life Elixir!

SWEDISH BITTERS HEALTH BENEFITS:

Having bitter foods as a part of your daily diet can be very beneficial to your health. Many studies confirmed that getting a proper amount of bitter flavor foods is a key benefit to your digestive health and many important health benefits. Swedish Bitters contain high level of bitterness and taking it diluted with water, tea or juice regularly can help you to:

Fight Sugar cravings
Relive Gas and bloating
Sooth Occasional heartburn
Increase digestive enzymes, bile & HCL production
Calm upset stomach and nausea
Promote absorption of fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, K
Help maintain healthy blood sugar levels
Balance appetite
Ease constipation and regulate bowel movements
Support liver function and healthy skin
Improve biliary, pancreatic and gastric secretion
Sooth digestive tract
Relieve bloating, flatulence, gas, cramps and nausea
Help with toxin elimination
Tonify and regenerate digestive tract
Acting as a gentle laxative
Restore natural acid balance in the stomach
Stimulate blood circulation
Stimulate liver function
Using Swedish Bitters externally will help alleviate inflammations of all kinds if applied to spots, wounds, bruises, scars and contusions.

WHAT IS SWEDISH BITTERS AND WHAT IS IT USED FOR?

Swedish Bitters is a mix of herbs that are used to make an ethanolic remedy. In addition to Theriak and camphor, bitter drugs are typical components of the various Swedish Bitters formulas that help fight various diseases; an infusion can be taken for pain or problems in the digestive tract, for the normalization of digestion, helps to cleanse liver and blood and some say it was effective as a treatment for Candida. Can be helpful in the treatment of allergies, skin conditions and some hemorrhoids.

Bitters mix has also been used as a mild laxative tonic. Taking tonic mix may help those who suffer with inflammation such as arthritis, swollen joints and sprains. There are also reviews, testimonies and recommendations that this specific tinctures of herbs can clean the body of toxins. In addition, the reception of bitterness helps to cope with the symptoms of some diseases of the gastrointestinal tract (nausea, vomiting, lack of appetite, heaviness in the stomach, bloating, heartburn, constipation, etc.).

Apart from bittering agents, Swedish Bitters herbs according to Maria Treben mainly contain anthranoid drugs. As most herbal tonics, they are claimed to cure a large variety of ailments and are still being used in a traditional medicine today.
https://www.wellbeingherbs.com/blogs/swedish-bitters/everything-you-need-to-know-about-swedish-bitters/

Our Maria Treben's Authentic™ Swedish Bitters Dry Mixture (3.5oz/100g)

Ingredients:

10 grams Wormwood
5 grams Myrrh
2 grams Saffron
10 grams Senna leaves
10 grams Camphor**
10 grams Rhubarb roots
10 grams Manna
10 grams Theriac venezian
5 grams Carline Thistle roots
10 grams Angelica roots
10 grams Zedoary roots

This mixture is put into a wide-necked 2 liter bottle and 1.5 liter of 38% to 40% rye or fruit spirit are poured over it.

The bottle is left standing in the sun or near the stove for 14 days and shaken daily. The liquid is then strained and poured into small bottles, well stoppered and stored in cool place. This way it can be kept for many years. The longer it stands the more effective it becomes! Shake well before use!

Alternatively some of the liquid can be strained into a small bottle and the rest left in the bottle until required.
https://www.swedishbitters.com/making-swedish-bitters

Homemade Swedish Bitters - The Easy, Modern Recipe:
http://self-healing-herbs.com/swedish-bitters.html

How to Make Wild Mead Like a Viking

Wild yeast gets a bad rap in modern homebrewing. Because commercial yeast strains have been developed in laboratories for specific flavor profiles and other parameters, brewers are encouraged to sanitize excessively and bring mead to high heat levels (and then cooling) before adding yeast to kill off any wild yeast or other microbes.

Traditionally, the entire goal would have been to keep these yeasts and microbes alive, as they wanted to harness these “brew spirits” for a strong fermentation. There’s nothing wrong with using wild yeast in a modern fermentation – as a matter of fact, it can make for a more interesting and intimate experience.

To initiate a wild fermentation you’ll need the following equipment and ingredients:

A 3-5 gallon open-mouthed vessel (glass, ceramic or food-grade plastic)
A wooden stir stick
A clean cheesecloth, towel or t-shirt large enough to cover the opening of the vessel
At least one quart (2.5 lbs.) of raw, unfiltered honey (pasteurized honey won’t work)
One gallon of spring water (or other clean, un-chlorinated drinking water)
4-5 organic raisins
1 teaspoon of lemon juice, or a whole lemon or orange
A small handful of any wild botanical such as wildflower (violets and dandelions are good) petals (no greens!) as an optional additional source of wild yeast and nutrients
Any organic fruit such as berries, grapes or plums with a nice white powdering of natural yeast (just a few to start – also optional)

Mix the honey and water together in a stockpot beforehand on medium-low heat to ensure the honey fully dissolves. Or, warm the honey container in the sun or but setting it in a pot of warm water beforehand. Next, mix the honey and water together thoroughly in your open-mouthed container, stirring with your stir stick to fully dissolve the honey. Drop in raisins and other botanicals / fruits. Add one teaspoon of lemon juice, or squeeze a bit from a whole lemon or orange.

Next, place the vessel in a warm, dark corner (about 70 degrees F / 21 C with no direct sunlight is ideal) and cover with a cloth, keeping the stir stick in or laying it carefully across the top of the vessel. You will want to return to the vessel at least three times daily to give the must (unfermented mead) a vigorous stir for 2-3 minutes at a time. This will incorporate any yeast that has dropped in from the air or is on the ingredients into the overall liquid. It also provides aeration, which is important for a strong fermentation.

Whether you’ve gone with a wild mead starter or are taking the commercial yeast route, the process is about the same. Simply mix all ingredients but yeast together, ensuring the honey and water are warm enough to fully dissolve. Stir thoroughly, add yeast, cover and let sit overnight.

Next, siphon or pour through a funnel into either a one-gallon jug or five-gallon carboy. Place an airlock half full of water inserted into a cork in the vessel opening (a balloon will also work). Set the vessel in a warm, dark area and allow to sit for at least a month.

At this point, it will have reached an alcohol level of around 5-7%. It will be cloudy and yeasty and still somewhat sweet. It will be tempting to drink it now. Many people do. It’s your prerogative. However, if you want to fully age it into a clarified, high-alcohol (about 12%) mead, you’ll need to rack it into another container.

What this means is that you’ll be transferring it into another airlocked jug, leaving behind the lees, or yeast sediment, that will have gathered on the bottom. The best way to do this is with a vinyl siphoning hose. Simply place a clean hose into the jug of mead until the end is a bit less than an inch above the lees, place the other end in your mouth to start a siphon, then place that end into a clean jug set a foot or two below the bottom of the other jug so that gravity can do its work, and watch it siphon away. You’ll want to rack at least another two times (ever 3-4 months) until you have a nice clear mead with minimal sediment on the bottom of the jug.

It can be tough to know when to bottle if you want a flat, un-carbonated mead, as the sugars in the mead can take time to fully ferment out. Generally, a one-gallon batch will be ready to bottle in about six months. For a five gallon batch it can be a little over a year. Drop a bit of table sugar into the mead to test, or give it a careful stir (you don’t want to oxygenate it too much at this point). If you notice fizzing, then the mead is still carbonated. Another option is to place a lid on the container, wait a day or two and carefully open the lid. If you hear fizzing it’s still fermenting. Bottle in wine bottles (you’ll need a bottle corker), beer bottles (with new caps and a bottle capper) or flip-top / swing-top bottles.
https://www.norsetradesman.com/blogs/news/fill-your-horn-with-this-viking-era-mead

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