Culantro – A Medicinal Herb

In our house we love cooking with Culantro.  We use it to make Cuban rice and beans (Congris) and bean soup (Potaje).  It can also be used for salads, seasoning meat and salsa. Culantro is sometimes confused with Cilantro but these are two different things. Cilantro has flowery leaves that come out of the top of a thin […]

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Foraging In The Ozarks – Medicinal Usnea

Usnea grows all over the world but do not grow in areas where there is a lot of air pollution.  It is a lichen (an algae fungus combination) and it is antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-fungal. Common Uses: Help with staph infections Heal wounds Respiratory issues Allergy symptoms Sore throat Fungal infections such as Candida Urinary infections […]

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Remedies And Medicinal Uses of Oregano

Oregano doesn’t just taste good but it also has several medicinal properties.  If you are looking for a more natural way of treating certain issues, oregano is something that you can grow in your own garden and use when you need to.  It can be used for cold sores, muscle pain, acne, dandruff, digestion, bronchitis, toothache, […]

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