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Go beyond what all the pundits and so-called experts teach… and inquire for yourself beyond tradition.

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[The Heal-all Plant (Prunella vulgaris) is edible, and can be used in salads, soups, stews, and boiled as a pot herb. The Cherokee cooked and ate the young leaves. The Nlaka’Pamux drank a cold infusion of the whole plant as a common beverage.  The Heal-all Plant contains vitamins A, C, and K, as well as flavonoids and rutin.  The Heal-all Plant is taken internally as a medicinal tea for sore throat, fever, diarrhea, internal bleeding, and to alleviate liver and heart maladies. Topically, a poultice of the plant can be applied to irritated skin, as from stinging nettle toxins. A poultice of the Heal-all Plant also serves well as a disinfecting agent and is used to pack wounds in the absence of other wound-care material.  It has been cherished by the Chinese to “change the course of a chronic disease.”]

Native Americans loved it!  Photo by Thomas Peace 2014

Native Americans loved it! Photo by Thomas Peace 2014

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