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    20 Antibacterial and Antiviral Herbs

    And how to use them
    by Jason Wiskerchen

    Wednesday, August 17, 2016, 7:56 PM

A wonderful look at the various herbs and plants that have antibacterial and antiviral properties.  Possible plants for you to consider growing in your garden.

http://www.sustainablebabysteps.com/antiviral-herbs.html

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  • Tue, Aug 30, 2016 - 11:40pm

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    pinecarr

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    Learned something new...

    Ok, so I checked out the article above, and learned something I didn't know about elderberries (says she who grew up with them, has some growing along her fence now, and has been known to eat a few off the bush…)

    Elderberry (Sambucus nigra)

    Elderberry is used as a remedy for viral infections like the flu and common cold. Elder stimulates the circulation, causing sweating, effectively cleansing the body. Elderberry syrup is the common delivery method and 1-3 tablespoons can be taken per day during infection. Leaves, roots, seeds, and berries of the raw plant contain cyanide-producing compounds and should not be consumed without cooking properly. [bold mine]

    Well dang!!!  Thanks Jason!!

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