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This is a good link. Contains info about how to make cleaver seed coffee & cleaver deodorant. Also some other herbs to blend with cleavers to make them more effective for treating the kidney/bladder & for asthma/breathing problems. I wonder if you could dry cleavers and smoke them in a pipe to help with asthma?

Cleavers make an excellent cleansing tonic that purifies the lymphatic system and urinary tract. Cleavers help remove toxins from the blood and intestines. They also make a cooling drink when treating feverish conditions. Cleaver tea is often used as a wa

Shepherds Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Medic) Edible parts: Leaves can be eaten raw or cooked (raw is healthier). Young leaves used before the plant flowers is a tasty addition to salads. The leaves are a cress and cabbage substitute that becomes peppery with age. Flowering shoots can be eaten. Seeds can be used in salads, but they are so tiny you’ll need patience to collect them. The root is edible; dried and ground up is can be used as a ginger substitute.

Shepherds Purse (Capsella bursa pastoris) is wild, edible and nutritious food. Identify shepherds purse via its pictures, habitat, height, flowers and leaves.

Wood sorrel - A nutritious edible weed

Wood sorrel - A nutritious edible weed has a lemony taste

Have you seen this purple, fuzzy looking weed with square stems and teeny tiny pink flowers popping up in lawns? Meet Lamium purpureum, a mint family plant known as Purple Dead Nettle. It is edible and high in antioxidants, those cancer-busting compounds we can all use more of! Source: http://firstways.com/

Purple Dead Nettle: A Weed That’s Good To Eat February 2011 by Rebecca Lerner "Hurry with this one — it does not stick around and will be gone before late spring!

Garlic mustard is an invasive weed that incidentally tastes great. So, protect the environment and eat up.

042615 Wild Garlic Mustard ~ Garlic mustard is an invasive weed that incidentally tastes great. So, protect the environment and eat up.

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Amaranth/Pigweed is a common weed that is highly nutritious! Use the greens in soups, stir fries, or salads. eat the dried seeds raw or roasted. The seeds are very high protein and have lysine, fiber, and calcium. A single plant can produce seeds!

Do Not Kill This Weed! It's One Of The Best Healing Herbs On The Planet (& It's Probably Growing Near You Right Now!)

The plantains used as medicinal herbs are low-growing plants that you can find growing almost anywhere. In some circles plantain is regarded as a weed, but it’s actually one of the best healing herbs on the planet.

Pineapple weed flower s and leaves are a tasty finger food while hiking or toss in salads. Flowers can also be dried out and crushed so that it can be used as flour. As with chamomile, pineapple weed is very good as a tea. Pineapple weed flowers may become bitter by the time the plant blooms, but are still good to eat.

Pineapple Weed (Matricaria matricariodes) is wild, edible and nutritious food. Identify pineapple weed via its pictures, habitat, height, flowers and leaves.

Native American Healing Herbs | Native American Herbal Medicine and Modern Herbalists

Native American Herbal Medicine and Modern Herbalists

Cleavers make an excellent cleansing tonic that purifies the lymphatic system and urinary tract. Cleavers help remove toxins from the blood and intestines. They also make a cooling drink when treating feverish conditions. Cleaver tea is often used as a wash for burns, scrapes, abrasions, ulcers, dandruff, itchy scalp, and other skin problems. The tea is also good for relieving stress, tonsillitis, and prostate disorders.

Cleavers makes an excellent facial wash as it tightens the skin. For those with the customary wrinkles and sags that come with age, this might be an herb to consider.

Galium aparine - Cleavers or Lady's Bedstraw - Edible Weed. Sort of like velcro. It sticks and pulls due to small hairs. Leaves can be cooked and the seed pods can be roasted.

Galium aparine - Cleavers or Lady's Bedstraw - Edible Weed. Sort of like velcro. It sticks and pulls due to small hairs. Leaves can be cooked and the seed pods can be roasted.

AMARATH. Edible parts: The whole plant – leaves, roots, stem, seeds. The Amarath seed is small and very nutritious and easy to harvest, the seed grain is used to make flour for baking uses. Roasting the seeds can enhance the flavor, also you can sprout the raw seeds using them in salads, and in sandwiches, etc. Young leaves can be eaten raw or cooked like spinach, sautéed, etc. Fresh or dried pigweed leaves can be used to make tea.

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They're packed with vitamins and minerals and growing in your backyard! Learn more about the powerhouse plant you aren't eating.

Amazing Health Benefits of Dandelions

I've made quite a few dandelion recipes. This versatile weed is delicious and nutritious from root to flower! Check out this awesome dandelion infographic, to

Plantain - Learning how to use it this year (and teaching the kids too).

cluster of plantain herb in wild - Plantain Recipes

Purslane has a bit of a mild sweet-sour taste. All parts of the plant are edible but make sure if you are wild harvesting make sure that you wash it well (it does grow on the ground) and it has not been sprayed with any pesticides or fertilizer.

Purslane has a bit of a mild sweet-sour taste. All parts of the plant are edible but One other tip…if the “purslane” you have harvested has a milky white sap in it, throw it away. It is not purslane but something called spruge. It is poisonous.

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