Winter Cures

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As we are entering the Winter season in South Africa, I thought it wise to do a post on general Winter cures.

Note that this is only a list of general herbs.  Please consult with a trained medicinal herbalist before administering herbal remedies in order to verify combinations and dosages.

INTERNAL REMEDIES

IMMUNE BOOSTING HERBS

Echinacea

Thyme

Myrrh

Pau D’arco

Onions & Garlic

Green Tea

MULTIVITAMIN HERBS

Catnip

Parsley

Cranberry

Lemon & Chilli (Vitamin C)

COLDS  & FLU

Echinacea, Thyme, Elder Flowers & Wormwood

Ginger, Thyme, Sage & Mullein

Ginger, Lemon & Honey

Cinnamon with Lemon Juice

CHEST INFECTIONS, SUCH AS BRONCHITIS

Echinacea, Thyme, Sage & Liquorice Root

Elder Flowers

Ginger, Thyme, Sage & Mullein

SORE THROAT, MOUTH ULCERS AND INFECTIONS, LARYNGITIS & TONSILLITIS

Echinacea, Sage, Rosemary & Myrrh

Wormwood

CATNIP & ELDER FLOWERS CAN BE USED AS PREVENTATIVE TREATMENT FOR WINTER ILLNESSES

EXTERNAL REMEDIES

Tea Tree, Ravensara/Eucalyptus & Rosemary Essential Oil

Sinus Gel

Aloe Ferox Si-Nose Spray

FEVER BLISTER / COLD SORES

Echinacea & Lemon Balm (Internally as well)

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Lemon Juice

Aloe Ferox Bitter Aloe Gel

CHILBLAINS

Marigold Ointment

Super Aloe Gel

CHAPPED LIPS

Lavender Ointment

Marigold Ointment

Aloe Ferox Lip Balm

 

 

 

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