You may know them for your grandma's pumpkin pie. Or, if you're like my boyfriend, you may like to smoke them in a cigarette. (Personally, I think clove cigarettes taste JUST like Christmas.) Cloves are the unopened pink flowers of the evergreen clove tree. When they are dried, they turn brown.
bronchitis, cough, hoarseness, tonsillitis, fights infection, boosts immunity, dry or wrinkly skin. when you grind the root, it releases a gel like substance, if you apply it to cuts or sores, it provides relief.
Make the root into a tea, mix the root with water for minor cuts and burns,
anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-septic, skin, teeth, bones, memory, gargle sage tea to help with sore throat or bad breath, diabetes, regulates menstruation, anxiety, stress, depression, digestion aid, colds, cough, lots of people consider it a holy herb, and burning it will push away evil spirits.
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Nutmeg powder can be added to any food or drink. It can also be added into your daily scrub to help with skin blemishes. The essential oil can be used to swab on toothaches, to help with bad breath, for skin, etc..
Black Cohosh is related to the buttercup, larkspur, and peony, and is apparently common in Eastern North America. -_-
(I say this annoyingly because I had no idea. IT COULD'VE BEEN IN MY BACK YARD IN FLORIDA.)
Native Americans used it a lot.
Foliage can be used as an insect repellent, The roots are useful for all of the following reasons: Anti-inflammatory, sedative, menopause, sore throat, colds, hives, constipation, depression, kidney problems, menstrual cramps, muscle pain, pain in childbirth, arthritis, anxiety, This herb is VERY good for women of all ages. It relaxes the uterus during menstruation, helps to ease contractions, and eases menopause problems.
Can be taken in tea form, supplement, or tincture.