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Sage Advice: God's healing herbs


Last updated 7/15/2020 at 12:45pm

From Epukas /

Burdock grows commonly here and can be used for skin issues and digestion.

Here on the front range, we are blessed with a plethora of wild herbs that coincidentally are very useful for the issues we find most often here. I love the fact that I can find this medicine almost anywhere in the mountains or on the prairie along the front range. Some of my favorites are: Burdock, Mullein, St. John's Wort, plantain, and jewelweed.

Burdock is a wonderful blood-cleansing herb and it is prolific here. The root can be used in cooking and I often harvest the young roots and grill them with some carrots, garlic, and onions. In Japan, it is a staple and is known as Gobo. I also...

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