Natural Remedies: Plants that Relieve Common Health Conditions

Some of the best medicines you will ever use are free for the growing. Plants such as yarrow, pumpkin, privet, goldenseal and more have been used for centuries as natural healers.

Meadowsweet
Every time you reach for an aspirin, you owe a debt to the plant called meadowsweet, for it was this herb from which salicylic acid was first obtained. Salicylates found in the flowers of meadowsweet are the basis of its long-standing reputation as a remedy for flu, rheumatism, arthritis and fevers.
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