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The Magic of Herbs
While working on my current fantasy novel, my mind decided to take a little journey back in time. I thought, Wouldnt it have been great to live way back when you could summons a dragon, find your prince charming and cast a spell on the wicked witch?
That led me to a playful tour of the magic of herbs. Here is a list of Herbs from A Z and what they can or could possibly do in a world of enchantment. I dont have the particular recipes, but use your imagination and see what you can conjure up!
Acacia, Adam & Eve Root, Apple, Apricot, Aster, Avocado
Bachelors Buttons, Lemon Balm, Basi, Beet, Bleeding Heart
Cardamon, Catnip, Chamomile, Chickweed,Chili Pepper, Cinnamon, Clove
Dog Bane, Dragons Blood
Geranium, Ginger, Ginseng
Lavender, Lemon Verbena
Marjoram, Meadowsweet, Mint, Mistletoe
Saffron, Skullcap, Spearmint, SpiderWort, St. Johns Wort
Yarrow, Yerba Mate
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Lemon Balm, Basil, Bergamot, Blackberry, Bladderwrack, Buckwheat
Calamus, Chamomile, Cashew, China Berry, Cinnamon, Clove
Clover, Comfrey, Corn, Cotton
Daffodil, Daisy, Dock, Dill
Ginger, Goldenrod, Goldenseal, Grains of Paradise, Grape
Hazel, Heather, Holly, Honeysuckle, Horse Chestnut, Houseleek, Huckleberry
Jasmine, Jobs Tears
Linden, Lucky Hand
Mandrake, Marjoram, Mint, Moonwort, Moss, Myrtle
Oak, Oats, Onion
Patchouly, Pea, Pecan, Periwinkle, Pine, Pineapple, Pomegranate
Rattlesnake Root, Rice, Rose, Rosemary
As you can see, there are many that seem to do double or triple duty. I think Ill keep a boatload of Basil, Cinnamon, Clove, Chamomile, Ginger, Mint, Lemon Balm, Mint, and Rosemary handy!
This was just for fun and not for actual use. Please always do your research and consult with your physician, naturopath, or health care provider before taking any home remedies or supplements or following any treatment suggested on this page. Only your health care provider, personal physician, or naturopath can provide you with advice on what is safe and effective for your unique needs or diagnose your particular medical issue.
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