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Brown Bear Herbs' Blog

Skullcap--Materia Medica

This video is about skullcap, or Skutellaria lateriflora. I find this herb to be wonderfully supportive for stress. It is a nervine that shines in cases of longterm stress of any kind. I will be discussing the following products I make that have skullcap in them to demonstrate how it can be used differently.

Skullcap tincture

Mother's Little Helper, organic herbal tea

Artist's Dream Tea

Take it Easy, organic herbal smoking blend

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Corn Silk-Materia Medica

Corn silk has some really great benefits for bladder health including UTI's and bedwetting/urinary incontinence. I also like it as a support for people with corn sensitivities. If you have anaphylaxis from corn, I do not recommend corn silk. If you have an allergy to corn silk the antidote is gentian.

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Materia Medica--Lady's Mantle

Lady's Mantle, or Alchemilla vulgaris, is a wonderful herb that has been used throughout time primarily for women's health issues. I will go over used that are universally applicable and then focus on its use in female reproductive health.

Find Lady's Mantle in our Menstrual Bliss tea

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Materia Medica--Lobelia

This video is about Lobelia inflata. This herb is good for tobacco cessation, asthma, acute respiratory illness, asymetrical whiplash and headaches associated with that condition.

Do not take during pregnancy. This herb may cause miscarriage but, is not a reliable herb for herbal abortion.

Find this in our Take it Easy smoking blend.

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