The Cherokee is a Native American tribe and their knowledge about herbs and plants was very widespread. They believed that the Creator helped them to understand how to use medicinal herbs.
These are just some of the plants used by the Cherokee tribe. Before using any of them keep in mind that these plants are very strong and can be dangerous if you don’t use them properly. Here they are:
Big Stretch (Wild Ginger)
The Cherokees tribe that a tea from wild ginger helps with the digestion of food and also treats stomach problems such as colic and intestinal gas.
Hummingbird Blossom (Buck Brush)
This plant can be used to treat cysts, fibroid tumors, inflammation, but also mouth and throat problems. It is also great for high pressure and lymphatic blockages.
It can cure and treat problems like:
- Inflamed tonsils
- Enlarged lymph nodes
- Enlarged spleens
- Menstrual bleeding
Flowers and leaves from this plant need to boil in water for five minutes. Drink this tea while it is still warm.
Pull Out a Sticker (Greenbrier)
This plant can cure urinary infections and clean your blood. The leaves of the plant can treat arthritis and you can even make jam from the berries. If you have minor sores, use bark and leaves to prepare an ointment for it.
You already know about the mint, but what you don’t know is that it is full of magnesium, potassium, vitamin C and A and all other healthy nutrients.
It can help you with digestion and when you make a cold compress out of crushed leaves, it makes an excellent ointment for itchy skin. You can use it to lower high blood pressure too.
This plant can cure swelling of the joints and tissues, with just a tea made from its root. Blackberry is full of vitamin C, A, B6, E, K, folate, potassium, zinc, magnesium, iron and all other healthy nutrients.
Here are just some advantages of this plant:
- Enhanced food digestion
- Reinforced invulnerable immune system
- Malignancy anticipation
- Alleviation from endothelial brokenness
- Healthy function of the heart
You just prepare this plant as you prepare potatoes – mash and boil it. It will treat sores and burns, and its pollen is full of protein, so you can use it as a supplement in baking. If you have diarrhea, you can use blooms of this plant.
Qua lo ga (Sumac)
Sumac bark can be used to soothe diarrhea, and the decoction from the bark can be used for a sore throat. Berries will provide you a tasty beverage full of vitamin C and the tea made of this plant will reduce fever.
Jisdu Unigisdi (Wild Rose)
This plant is full of vitamin C and it can treat the common cold. You can prepare a mild tea made of wild rose and it will protect your kidneys and bladder. Also, if you have a sore throat, the root of this plant will treat diarrhea.
If you have asthma, mullein is a perfect plant for you. It will soothe it and also soothe the chest congestion. Just inhale the smoke from burning mullein roots and leaves and your lungs will work like a charm.
You can also make a warm decoction and put your feet in it to soothe swelling and joint pain. Since this plant works like an anti-inflammatory agent, it will soothe irritated tissue.
Kawi Iyusdi (Yellow Dock)
This plant looks like a spinach and it is full of minerals and vitamins. It is high in iron and if you use a join decoction out of the stems, you will alleviate the tingling, bruises and diaper rash with it.
Squirrel Tail (Yarrow)
If you have a problem with excess bleeding, you need to use this plant because it will stop it.
Mix juice of this plant with spring water and it will stop internal bleeding from the stomach. You can also make tea from the leaves and it will stimulate abdominal functions and make your digestion work properly. If you have problems with gall bladder, use this plant.