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5 Powerful Folk Medicine Remedies That Are In Your Backyard

Herbal medicine is an ancient science that is often taken for granted. It is one of the most natural ways to support and heal the human body. Herbs are powerful and can help with everything from getting rid of a fever to treating a chronic health condition. Unfortunately, humans have lost touch with nature and unless a medicine is bought from a store and has a label with instructions, it is often overlooked. The good news is that a degree in herbal medicine is not necessary to make the most out of the healing herbs growing in yards today. These are a few of the most common herbs and weeds that will keep anyone’s personal apothecary stocked up.

Dandelion

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Every part of this common weed is edible and is full of a lot of nutritional and health benefits. It contains high levels of vitamins A and C, making it an excellent addition to any spring salad or green juice. Well known for its detoxification properties, it is most commonly used to jump-start a detox. It is important to note that this nutritional powerhouse retains many of its beneficial nutrients when stored cold. It is best to prep dandelion and keeps it in the freezer for smoothies.

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