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xx   HERB

The doctor's healthful garden. Integrative Medicine director at the University of Arizona describes herbs with medicinal value that are safest and easiest to grow in the home garden (garlic, aloe, mint, chamomile, echinacea, chili peppers and horseradish). Insert describes three ways to dry herbs.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1996 (v.74#3) pg. 62

Basic methods of preparing herbs for medicinal purposes.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1990 (v.74#5) pg. 58

Home remedies for poison ivy, a gargle for sore throat, cold mixture, dandruff treatment, sore muscles, athlete's foot and a lotion for chapped hands.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.81#2) pg. 68

Recipe for an herbal salve to use as bag balm or for cuts and abrasions.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.81#2) pg. 69

Natural healing. A guide to medicinal plants and their uses.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1996 (v.40#4) pg. 14

Herbs and health. A brief look at herbs with medicinal value.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov 1999 (v.43#5) pg. 16

Tips on using plantains, lavender and juniper berries as relief from insect bites.
GARDEN GATE #27 Jun 1999 pg. 4

The garden pharmacy. Using healing herbs means working with nature. Tips on raising six herbs with medicinal properties.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #124 Oct 1995 (v.20) pg. 13

Tip describes how to remove warts herbally.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1992 (v.4#3) pg. 72

Herbal first aid. Topical applications of herbs in poultices, compresses, lotions, liniments, oils and ointments. Includes recommended poulticing herbs and a recipe for making an herbal salve.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1992 (v.4#5) pg. 58

Herbal aspirin. A summary of plants that contain salicin, salicylic acid or methyl salicylate. Advice on harvesting and preparing analgesic herbs.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1992 (v.4#6) pg. 36

Before Columbus. The history of Native American herbalism and a look at bog plants that were used as medicines.
HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1992 (v.5#1) pg. 22

Spring tonics. A look at the tender wild greens that have been traditionally harvested in the spring as a health tonic. Includes instructions for making sassafras tea and for cooking tonic greens.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1993 (v.5#4) pg. 42

Herbs for the common cold. Herbalists share their remedies for prevention and treatment.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.6#2) pg. 36
Added Info HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1994 (v.6#4) pg. 8

Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis), a popular cure for almost everything.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1995-Jan 1996 (v.8#2) pg. 75

Cold and flu prevention. A look at herbs that may reduce the severity and duration of cold and flu symptoms and one that may prevent infections.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1996 (v.8#3) pg. 67

Breathe easy. Herbs that ease respiratory allergies viewed.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1996 (v.8#4) pg. 63

The practice of poulticing with herbs. A description of how to use yarrow, plantain and calendula.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1996 (v.8#5) pg. 67

Laxatives. Plants that can offer gentle relief. A look at psyllium, Cascara sagrada and senna.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1996 (v.8#6) pg. 67

Bitters, the better aperitif. A recipe for a homemade bitters tonic made of dried herbs.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.9#2) pg. 40

High-energy herbs. A guide to adaptogen and stimulant herbs (ephedra, ginseng, coffee, cocoa, Cola, guarana, yerba mate).
HERB COMPANION Dec 1996-Jan 1997 (v.9#2) pg. 65

Herbal relief for arthritis.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1997 (v.9#3) pg. 69

Recipe for muellein (herbal) cough drops.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1997 (v.9#4) pg. 6

Herbal insect repellents and herbal treatments for insect bites.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1997 (v.9#4) pg. 61

The use of herbs to relieve menstrual disorders discussed.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1997 (v.9#5) pg. 59

A look at herbs that can be used to combat stress.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1997-Jan 1998 (v.10#2) pg. 57

Herbs for sore-throat relief noted.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1998 (v.10#3) pg. 59

Herbs for easing muscle aches. Finding and using herbal topical analgesics.
HERB COMPANION Apr-May 1998 (v.10#4) pg. 57

Saw palmetto (serenoa repens), help for the prostate.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1998 (v.10#5) pg. 58

Heart health. A look at herbs that can play a role in reducing the risk of heart disease.
HERB COMPANION Aug-Sep 1998 (v.10#6) pg. 61

Vitex. Its ancient and modern medicinal uses.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.11#2) pg. 55

Herbs for first aid. How to treat scratches and scrapes, cuts, burns, muscle cramps, strains and sprains, black eyes and irritation. How to make herbal poultices and compresses, rubs and use them for treating infection. Includes recipe for making St.John's wort oil and an eyewash for minor eye irritations.
HERB COMPANION Feb-Mar 1999 (v.11#3) pg. 58

An herbal medicine chest. Part 2. How to make herbal tinctures and salves.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #95 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 72

Nature's penicillin. The curative power of garlic, slippery elm and alfalfa described.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #148 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 20

Pharmacy in the forest. Medicinal uses for yarrow, pumpkin, privet, meadowsweet, goldenseal, camphor and cottonseed oil, May apple, witch hazel, aloe, purple foxglove, slippery elm, jimson and willow. Includes recipes for teas that will calm stomach irritation, nerves, and the symptoms of cold and flu.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #150 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 40

Medicinal herbs from the backyard garden. Describes the uses for high mallow, mullein, horehound, purple cone flower, purslane, chickweed, amaranth, and bee balm. Includes recipes for teas to use for migraine and as a laxative.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #150 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 46

Storage and medicinal uses for nine herbs.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #156 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 22

Home remedies for eye irritation.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #157 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 24

Heading off heartburn. Some simple herbal remedies to relieve stomach irritation.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #159 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 50

Garden apothecary. Grow these herbs for home remedies. Tips on raising and using aloe, chamomile, feverfew, garlic, horehound, hyssop, lavender, lemon balm, peppermint, thyme and valerian.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1990 (v.37#1) pg. 50

Healing herbs from the garden. The top ten herbs and the conditions they cure.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1998 (v.45#1) pg. 50

A warning on the toxicity of pennyroyal and herbal remedies that use it.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1998 (v.45#8) pg. 12

Ease migraine headaches with feverfew, a plant from the daisy family. Advice on harvesting and use.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1999 (v.46#3) pg. 12

Nature's medicine cabinet. A look at old-fashioned cures from the forest.
WOOD MAGAZINE #57 Dec 1992 (v.9#9) pg. 74