Medical Herb Properties

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You’ve begun to discover an entirely new world regarding wild edibles and medicials. You’re just getting familiar with some of the more common herbs and now want to find out which plant contains which properties, so you can slowly begin to utilize what you’ve learned. Here are the terms generally used to indicate the property of an herb; which basically means it’s effect on one or more systems of the body. Keep in mind that many plants have a variety of uses and may cause different effects in different people. Once you’ve read a couple books on herbal lore and healing, you’ll begin to see the following terms and you’ll be able to identify them. Explore what each plant can provide for you and learn their unique qualities.

ANALGESICS/ANODYNES:
Pain reducers, both internal and external. Depending upon the herb. May also be antispasmodics, relieving pain by reducing muscle cramps. Most…

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