Herbal Preparations

Herbal Preparations and how to prepare them

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Herbal Actions and Properties

Decoctions - Herbal Preparations

Herbal Washes

Herbal Electuary

Herbal Compresses

Herbal Teas

How to Dry Herbs

Tinctures - Alcohol Preparations

Non-alcoholic Tinctures


Dry Herbal Preparations

Douches, Douching

Essential Oils





Vinegar Poultices

Health Issues

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Maca (Lepidum meyenii, Brassicaceae), a root vegetable grown in the Andean region of Peru, is widely used for its nutritional and therapeutic properties. Maca is said to improve male and female reproductive activity in diverse ways, from increasing arousal and reducing symptoms of menopause to boosting sperm quality,


The Food & Pandemics Report, produced by plant-based advocacy group ProVeg International, identifies the eating and farming of animals as “the single most risky human behaviour in relation to pandemics”, and calls for urgent changes to the global food system in order to prevent future outbreaks. The report has drawn support from inside the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).