What Can an Herbal Infusion Do For Me?

There is a wide-range of herbal remedies that center on using an infusion made from various parts of a plant. In this article, we will learn what kinds of plants can be used to create a natural remedy to treat health concerns, such as diarrhea, bronchial and urinary disorders.


Lady’s Mantle: Using the aerial parts of Lady’s Mantle will result in an infusion that creates a remedy for gastroenteritis or diarrhea. This treatment should be taken up to five times per day when acute symptoms surface.


Marshmallow: Hailing from ancient Egyptian times, marshmallow has a reputation for softening the tissues and reducing inflammation. It is the leaves of marshmallow create an infusion that treats bronchial and urinary disorders.


Khella: In ancient Arab and Middle Eastern medicine, the seeds of the khella plant were associated with treating colic and asthma. As an infusion, the seeds are used to create a treatment for bronchitis, asthma, and bronchial spasms.


Celery: The seeds of this popular vegetable can be used to develop an infusion that aids in easing the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Two teaspoons of celery seeds combined with one teaspoon of lignum vitae will create the starter. A ½ teaspoon of this mixture should be added to a cup of boiling water.


Borage: The leaves of borage are used to make an infusion that can be taken with the early signs of lung conditions show. Colds with a fever also respond to this natural remedy. Mothers who wish to stimulate lactation may combine the infusion with fennel to create an increased milk flow.


Pot Marigold: If you take the petals of pot marigold, you may create an infusion that eases the problems associated with experiencing menopause. Painful periods, gastritis, and an inflamed esophagus are also ailments that this type of infusion may help.


Tea: A green tea infusion has been known to combat the effects of tooth decay. Oolong tea infusions (when taken after a fat-filled meal) is said to help lessen cholesterol levels. Some use this kind of infusion as a way to prevent arterial disease. Black tea infusions have been used to treat food poisoning, dysentery, and diarrhea. In traditional Cantonese culture, the infusion has also been used to ease the effects of a hangover.


Shepherd’s Purse: The aerial parts of this plant have been used to create an infusion that treats a heavy bleeding cycle during menstruation, cystitis, as well as diarrhea. Some women have been known to also sip this infusion when they wish to stimulate contractions while in labor.


Gravelroot: The aerial parts of this plant have been known to create an infusion that works against arthritis and rheumatic pains. When made in its strongest form, a stagnant liver may become revived, while constipation problems might be treated.


Meadowsweet: This popular Elizabethan plant has been known for its anti-inflammatory properties, but when the aerial parts are used to make an infusion, rheumatic pains and feverish colds are said to respond. Some parents have also used this type of infusion to ease the upset stomach of a child.


Cleavers: The aerial parts of this plant can be used to prepare an infusion that works against urinary issues, cystitis, and fevers.