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Medicinal herbs: 2 recipes for a healthy family

by Timber Press on January 15, 2016

in Food, Gardening

Plant-based medicines offer many healing possibilities for the body, mind, and spirit. JJ Pursell, author of The Herbal Apothecary, shares two of her favorite recipes, perfect for keeping your family healthy through the winter.

Okay, so the plague is no longer with us, but this tincture is effective in preventing the modern cold or flu, too.

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Remember, a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. So does elderberry syrup.

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pursell_jDr. JJ Pursell is a board certified naturopathic physician and licensed acupuncturist and has worked with medicinal herbs for more than 20 years. She owns The Herb Shoppe, which has locations in Portland, Oregon and Brooklyn, New York. JJ and her shop have been featured on television and in Gardenista, White & Warren Inspired, Kale and Coriander, Portland Healing Project, PoppySwap, and Girl Gift Gather.



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“Well researched and exceptionally well written. The Herbal Apothecary is a brilliant addition to any herbal library.”—Rosemary Gladstar

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