These all-natural medicinal tinctures are made from alcohol, and botanicals foraged or grown on our farm.
Goldenrod is well known for its ability to treat urinary tract disorders, and its efficacy as a UTI herb. It’s also used in Germany as an agent to increase urine as a treatment for kidney and bladder inflammation.
Iroquois people prepare an infusion of goldenrod flowers (specifically Canadian goldenrod) as a gastrointestinal and liver aid and it works as a powerful respiratory herb among many cultures.
Some of the medicinal uses of goldenrod are an ant catarrhal (removes excess mucus from the respiratory tract), anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, astringent, carminative (relieves flatulence), diaphoretic (causes perspiration), diuretic, and vulnerary (heals wounds).
Goldenrod is exceptional at alleviating upper respiratory congestion stemming from allergies, sinusitis, flu, or the common cold.
For an exceptional throat gargle, you can combine goldenrod with sage (Salvia officinalis) in an infusion to soothe sore throats, thrush, and laryngitis.
Some cultures use goldenrod as a digestive herb to help heal the digestive tract from diarrhea and inflammation.
Just a quick note: people often think that goldenrod and ragweed are the same thing. They absolutely aren’t. In fact, most people aren’t allergic to goldenrod, period. While almost everyone is allergic to ragweed!
Cayenne is a reliable source of capsaicin, the pain relieving ingredient in many commercially-prepared, topical pain relieving gels and creams. But, that’s just scratching the surface of cayenne’s. usefulness.
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**As with any medicinal remedy, you should consult your medical care professional before treating yourself for any ailment that could be serious.