Winter Cures

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As we enter the South African Winter season, I thought it wise to post on general Winter cures.

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

INTERNAL REMEDIES

IMMUNE BOOSTING HERBS

Echinacea

Thyme

Myrrh

Astragalus

Pau D’arco

Onions & Garlic

Green Tea

MULTIVITAMIN HERBS

Alfalfa

Catnip

Parsley

Rosehip

Cherry Tablets

Cranberry Tablets

Lemon & Chilli

Vitamin C Tablets (With Rosehip)

COLDS  & FLU

Echinacea, Thyme, Elder Flowers & Wormwood

Ginger, Thyme, Sage & Mullein

Ginger, Lemon, Cayenne & Honey

Cinnamon with Lemon Juice

CHEST INFECTIONS, SUCH AS BRONCHITIS

Echinacea, Thyme, Sage & Liquorice Root

Ginger, Thyme, Sage & Mullein

Comfrey

SORE THROAT, MOUTH ULCERS AND INFECTIONS, LARYNGITIS & TONSILLITIS

Echinacea, Sage, Rosemary & Myrrh

Wormwood

Sore Throat Spray

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

EXTERNAL REMEDIES

Frankincense/ Tea Tree, Ravensara/Eucalyptus & Rosemary Essential Oil

Sinus Gel

Sinus Soother Spray

Sinus Soother Sniff

Aloe Ferox Si-Nose Spray

FEVER BLISTER / COLD SORES

Echinacea & Lemon Balm (Internally as well)

Tea Tree Essential Oil

Witch Hazel

Hay Fever Balm

CHILBLAINS

Bitter Aloe Gel

Marigold Ointment

Ginger Essential Oil

CHAPPED LIPS

Hay Fever Balm

Marigold Ointment

BytjieSalf Lip Balm

CHAPPED HEELS

Witch Hazel Ointment

Aloe Ferox Heel Balm

 

 

 

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