A wave of viral and bacterial infections is sweeping across the Northern Hemisphere and people are taking longer to heal from an array of symptoms within the respiratory system. If you are resorting to conventional medicine to address these infections with antibiotics, you are not only adding to the problems associated with antibiotic resistance, but you're also doing little to address the healing mechanisms within your body to address the cause. Herbal remedies not only boost lung health, but they can heal infections and even repair lung damage. Here are 15 of the best herbs to boost lung health.
Too often we find Western herbs pigeon-holed into convenient commercialized boxes. While this expands peoples interest in natural healing, it also limits herbs to one particular application such as echinacea for colds, hawthorn for the heart, St. Johns wort for depression, and black cohosh for menopause. Each of these herbs has an array of other important healing uses that are overlooked at best and lost at worst. By incorporating other cultural traditions through Planetary Herbalism, we can broaden our understanding and use of commonly known western herbs.
Used throughout the world for thousands of years, Westerners have traditionally used elecampane both as a medicine and a condiment or cordial for digestion, loss of appetite, and non-ulcer dyspepsia (it was an ingredient in absinthe). Its considered not only expectorant but also carminative, diuretic, stomachic, antimicrobial, anthelmintic, anti-asthmatic, vulnerary, a gentle stimulant, and in large doses, emetic.
While elecampane root is brilliant for inflammatory …
Herbs can be found in every zone of Azeroth and Outland, with the zone's level usually corresponding to certain herbs. If you pick this profession you will find that some herbs require very specific geological or climate conditions, and this knowledge will help you gather them faster (for example, Earthroot grows on hills/mountains and Liferoot is always found near river- and lake-water).
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