solidago virga aurea

Crushed and applied externally, this wonderfully bright plant quickly heals cuts, puncture wounds and bites. Boiled together with lard, goldenrod makes a good ointment for wounds. It can also be used as a gargle for diphtheria, croup, sore throats, laryngitis, mouth sores and loose teeth. As a tea for bladder, kidney and liver problems, jaundice, diabetes and diarrhea. Also effective for gout and to soothe insect bites.

taraxacum officinale

The bitter-tasting, milky-white juice of the dandelion clears the eyes and removes spots in the eyes. The juice is dripped directly into the eyes. The roots and leaves have a very high nutritional power and have a highly purifying effect on the blood. A dandelion cure can be used to get rid of gallstones and kidney stones. The tea from the root is excellent for acne and other skin diseases.

thymus vulgaris

Thyme is an excellent tea herb for stomach congestion, stomach burns and for all complaints of the liver and intestines. It also cleanses the lungs of mucus. It is extremely helpful if you have eaten poorly digestible or spoiled food. Thyme is only brewed, not boiled, when making tea. The steam from thyme strengthens the nerves of the ears, nose and brain and prevents strokes and fainting.


Lime blossom tea promotes perspiration and urination and thus removes an enormous amount of harmful substances from the body. By cleansing the airways and opening the skin pores, it calms the nerves and promotes a good night's sleep. With the addition of rose hips, honey, cinnamon, sugar and a little bitter almonds, lime blossom makes a fine family tea.

triticum repens

This absolutely inconspicuous plant, which is usually simply passed over, belongs in all medicines for bladder, colic, dropsy, kidney stones, urinary retention and water complaints. The green grass of couch grass is used for tea, but especially the white root, which is thoroughly washed beforehand and dried in the sun until it becomes brittle. It is also beneficial for chest and lung congestion, catarrh, gout and rheumatism. Just ask your dog or cat ;-)

urtica dioica

Nettle is probably the only herb that is known to everyone, because its "handshake" is unforgettable. It is a powerful food, cleanses the stomach and intestines, cures stomach and intestinal ulcers with prolonged use, breaks the stone in the kidneys, bladder and gall bladder, cleanses the chest of phlegm, cures wheezing and asthma, strengthens the nerves and purifies the blood. Brave people whip the painful areas when rheumatism sets in.

vaccinium myrtillus

The leaves and fruit of blueberries contain famous health benefits, especially phosphorus, a fuel that is so important for keeping the brain fresh. The fresh and ripe berries cleanse the body internally and help to remove toxins. Dried berries, on the other hand, quench the urge to vomit. For coughs, mouth sores and weakness of the bladder, drink a cup of tea made from the leaves mixed with licorice every evening.

valeriana officinalis

Valerian has great healing powers for all nervous conditions such as insomnia, migraines, hysteria, fainting spells and weak eyes. The root is used for medicinal purposes and is best dug up in spring or September. Tavernaemontanus advised taking 1 gram of valerian powder with a little wine every morning to keep the eyes clear-sighted until old age. It also has a slightly stimulating effect on the mind. It is also good for poor concentration.

verbascum thapsiforme

The leaves of the mullein are only used externally; they are boiled in milk and applied like a plaster to afflicted areas for rashes, ulcers and hemorrhoids. The pleasant-smelling flowers are used as a tea for all chest and lung complaints, as well as for jaundice and laborious urination. The mullein grows majestically and candle-like and can easily reach a height of up to 2 meters. It blooms over most of its height with bright yellow round flowers.

viscum album

Naturopathy values mistletoe for its cleansing and hemostatic properties. Mistletoe tea mixed with three times as much sage is extremely effective in cases of epilepsy, St. Vitus' dance, hysteria and whooping cough as well as against abdominal bleeding. For these complaints, the patient should drink 1-2 cups a day in small doses.

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