i greet you in the love and the light of theinfinite creator. 12 plants native americans used to cure everything.via healthy cures. the native american tribe cherokee is indigenousto the southeastern united states. this tribe believed that they have been given a giftby the creator which enabled them to understand and use medicinal herbs. they believed and used the benefits of natureï¿½spharmacy. moreover, as plants can become scarce over time, they had a unique gathering methodand they picked every third plant they found and thus made sure that they will leave sufficientto continue to propagate. however, the following 12 plants were usedby this tribe in the treatment of almost every
single illness and health condition. however,before we explain their properties, we must warn you that they can be quite strong anddangerous if not used properly. keep in mind that the cherokee healers wereexperienced as they had centuries of practice. furthermore, it is of high importance to understandtheir value as powerful natural medications, so you should be gentle when scavenging them. these are the natural plants that provideamazing health benefits: big stretch (wild ginger). this tribe believed that the mild tea fromthe root of wild ginger stimulates digestion, and treats the upset stomach, colic, and intestinalgas. also, the strong tea from the root of
wild ginger can eliminate secretion from thelungs. another native american tribe, the meskwaki,cured earaches by using crushed, steeped stems of wild ginger. the rootstocks can replaceregular ginger and flowers as flavoring for numerous recipes you prepare.hummingbird blossom (buck brush). the cherokee used this medicinal plant totreat mouth and throat issues, inflammation, cysts, and fibroid tumors, and it has beenfound to regulate high blood pressure and treat lymphatic blockages. the cherokee usually used it as a diureticto stimulate the function of the kidneys, as well as in the case of:
enlarged spleens.hemorrhoids. inflamed tonsils.menstrual bleeding. enlarged lymph nodes. the cherokee would steep the leave and flowersin a boiling water for 5 minutes and then consumed it warm in order to obtain best results.pull out a sticker (greenbriar). this plantï¿½s roots are rich in starch, whichis full of calories, but has a strange flavor. the stems and leaves are high in numerousminerals and vitamins. as it has a rubbery texture, you can use its roots like potatoes. this plant has been used as a mild diureticin the case of urinary infections and to purify
the blood. its bark and leaves have also beenused for the preparation of an ointment which heals burns and minor sores. its leaves can be added to tea in order totreat arthritis, and the berries can be either consumed raw, or made into jam.mint. mint is extremely popular nowadays, and itis often consumed in the form of a tea. however, only a few know that it has strong antioxidantproperties and that it is high in vitamin c, a, fiber, magnesium, calcium, potassium,and phosphorus. it has been used by the cherokee to improvedigestion, and its leaves were made into ointments, crushed and applied as cold compresses, oradded to baths in order to treat skin itchiness.
moreover, its leaves and stems were also usedas a treatment for high blood pressure. you can also prepare a mint water to treat yourcracked nipples while breastfeeding! blackberry. this has been the most popular medicine inthe case of an upset stomach, but it also has numerous other uses. it can be used torelieve bleeding gums if you chew the leaves. you can make a cough syrup by preparing adecoction from the roots, sweetened with maple syrup or honey. the strong tea from its rootreduces the swelling of the joints and tissues. these delicious berries are rich in importantnutrients, such as vitamin a, vitamin c, vitamin b6, vitamin e, vitamin k, riboflavin, thiamine,folate, and niacin, as well as potassium,
zinc, calcium, magnesium, iron, and phosphorous.furthermore, they are abundant in essential amino acids and dietary fiber. these are some other benefits of this plant: strengthened immune system.relief from endothelial dysfunction. cancer prevention.healthy functioning of the heart. improved digestion. cattail. this plant has been regarded as a potent preventativemedicine, which is easily digested and promotes recovery from various health conditions. despitethe seed heads and the mature leaves, all
other parts of this herb have medicinal properties.its root is rich in starch and the male plants are rich in pollen. it can be prepared similarly to potatoes,mashed and boiled. the resulting paste treats sores and burns. also, its pollen is richin protein and can be used as a supplement in baking. its flowers can help in the case of diarrhea.you can also use the fuzz from flowers, known as the seed down, in order to prevent skinirritation in babies, like diaper rash. qua lo ga (sumac). this entire plant has potent medicinal properties,as its bark can be prepared as a mild decoction
which soothes diarrhea and a sore throat,the ripe berries are high in vitamin c, so you can consume them in the form of juice,and its leaves can be used in the preparation of a tea which reduces fever. also, you can make an ointment from its crushedleaves and use it to relieve a poison ivy rash. furthermore, according to a study publishedin iranian journal of pharmaceutical research, the regular consumption of sumac lowers cholesterollevels. jisdu unigisdi (wild rose). this plantï¿½s fruit is high in vitamin cand effectively treats the flu and common cold. the cherokee prepared a mild tea outof wild rose hips to stimulate the function
of the kidneys and the bladder. the wild rose petal infusion can be used tosoothe your sore throat, and a decoction of the root will treat diarrhea. its petals canalso be used in the preparation of a tasty jam.mullein. this medicinal herb successfully helps inthe case of asthma and chest congestion. the cherokee believed that inhaling the smokefrom burning mullein roots and leaves effectively calms the lungs and opens up pathways. itsflowers can be used in the preparation of tea with a mild sedative effect. this herb has an amazing soothing activityon the mucous membranes. in order to reduce
joint pain and swelling, you can prepare awarm decoction and soak your feet in it. it has strong anti-inflammatory properties whichrelieve the pain and irritation of tissues. kawi iyusdi (yellow dock). this herb has been a common ingredient inthe kitchen, as it is similar to spinach, but includes much more minerals and vitamins.its roots gather nutrients from deep underground. its leaves are high in iron and act as a laxative.prepare a juice decoction out of the stems to soothe the itching, minor sores, or diaperrash. moreover, the decoction from its crushed roots has powerful antiseptic properties andcan be used as a warm wash. squirrel tail (yarrow).
the squirrel tail has powerful blood clottingproperties, so in order to stop the bleeding, you can apply some fresh and crushed leaveson the wound. its juice mixed with spring water stops internalbleeding from the stomach and intestinal illnesses. its leaves can also be used as a tea to improvedigestion and boost the function of the stomach, and they are also incredible in the treatmentof acne. this herb is also effective in the case ofgallbladder and kidney issues. this plant is also effective in the treatment of skinirritations and chapped hands.