From our list of ailments, see what Cascara Sagrada can be used for:
- Cirrhosis of the Liver
- Gall Bladder
Natural Remedies using Cascara Sagrada
Dosages (Sweet Broom) – Handful of plant boiled in 1 liter of water for 15 minutes for refresh-ment; 2-4 handfuls for bathing deformed babies.
Cirrhosis of the Liver, Constipation, Gall Bladder, Jaundice, Liver
The Benefit of using Cascara Sagrada as a natural cure
Activities (Greater Galangal) – Antiamphetamine ; Antibacterial ; Antiinflammatory ; Antiperistaltic ; Antipyretic ; Antiseptic ; Antispasmodic ; Antitubercular ; Antiulcer ; Aphrodisiac ; Carminative ; CNS Depressant ; Digestive ; Diuretic ; Expectorant ; Hypotensive ; Insecticide ; Protisticide ; Respiradepressant ; Respirastimulant ; Sternutator ; Stimulant ; Stomachic ; Tonic .
Elecampane works well in combination with ground ivy, liquorice and thyme or elderflower (see the mix on page 107).
As a budding herbalist, you have a lot to consider and much to be excited about. I’ve spoken with countless people about their interest in herbs and when it began. For many, it was a simple realization that what was being presented about using herbs medicinally seemed to make a lot of sense. Unlike the often overwhelming and confusing American model of modern medicine, herbal medicine presented something familiar and comforting. I like to think that understanding the basics of herbs and how they work gives us confidence that if we or our family members experience a cold or the flu, an upset tummy, or a muscle strain, for example, we can responsibly care for ourselves and our loved ones. One aspect of herbs that I particularly enjoy is the relationship built between the person and the plants. Every journey is di?erent, and plant medicine encour-ages that, o?ering endless resources and building bonds from knowledge and experience.
For example, vitamin E lowers levels of C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 and reduces the activity of various types of “adhesion molecules” that promote inflammation throughout the body. In fact, vitamin E may be the single most important nutrient for lowering CRP