Herbal First Aid Kit for Fall and Winter

Herbal First Aid Kit for Fall and Winter

An herbal first aid kit can be as extravagant or as basically simple as you want it to be.  Try to choose a variety of herbs that can be used alone or synergistically blended that gives you the most uses as possible.  The herbs below are such a selection.  The uses given are especially helpful during the Fall and Winter months.

HERBS

catnip, chamomile, elder flowers or berries, peppermint, stinging nettle, sweet basil, white willow, yarrow

USES

To use combine 1 teaspoon of herb or herbal mixture to 1 cup of boiling water.  Steep 5 minutes.  Strain.  Drink 3 cups per day or as needed.

ALLERGIES

*Stinging Nettle

COLD & FLU

*Elder Flowers, Peppermint, Sweet Basil, White Willow, Yarrow.  Combine 1/2 teaspoon of each herb.

HEADACHES

*Catnip, Chamomile, Peppermint, Sweet Basil, White Willow.  Combine 1/2 teaspoon

of each herb.

NAUSEA

*Chamomile, Peppermint, Sweet Basil.

Combine 1/2 teaspoon of each herb.

SINUS CONGESTION & PAIN

*Elder Flowers, Stinging Nettle, Sweet Basil, White Willow.  Combine 1/2 teaspoon of each herb.

ANXIOUSNESS

*Catnip

Do not boil catnip.  Simply add 1 teaspoon of it to 1 cup of hot water.  Steep 3 to 5 minutes and strain if desired.

BLUES and DEPRESSED MOOD

*Peppermint

Store your herbs in sealed glass or plastic containers.

Herb Supplier

www.TheHerbPeddler.com

About Charlotte Test

My husband and I are both Traditional Naturopaths and Master Herbalists. Our goal is to provide education and guidance to others for achieving optimum health naturally.
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