06 Aug '11, 10am

Angel Wing katydid and Herb gardens...A story - Care2 News Network

Friday August 5, 2011, 12:48 pm Nice Post and quite informative, Thank You Jill A part of the Article says: Anise Hyssop is a blessing to any gardener. Native Americans found many uses for this plant. They included it in their medicine bundles and burned it as incense for protection. Its uplifting fragrance was also used to treat depression. Anise Hyssop made into a poultice can be used to treat burns and in wound healing. As a wash for poison ivy it helped to reduce itching. Internally it was used to treat fevers, and diarrhea. It is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, and very useful as an infusion for relieving congestion. As a medicinal herb it has soothing, expectorant and cough suppressant properties. A tea made from the leaves and flowers is sedating and relieves pain from coughing with chest colds. Used in combination with licorice it is especially effective for lung...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/news/member/478413351/2894569

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