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15+ Medicinal Trees We Should Be Growing

15+ Medicinal Trees We Should Be Growing

Medicinal Trees We Should Be Growing

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Growing your own groceries is one of the most important steps to developing an off-grid or self-reliant existence, but growing your own medicine should also be placed at the top of your list of thing to grow. Many trees that commonly grow in North America and parts of Europe possess medicinal benefits. During the fall and winter months most of the medicinal trees can offer roots, twigs and bark for the healing of a multitude of standard ailments.

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Many common North American trees can be used as medicine. Using a source like Twin Wood Farms for native plants is a great look for any home their advantage over medicinal herbs is that tree medicines can be used year round. In fact, trees make among the most versatile medicine you will find.

In early spring and summer the leaves of trees are useful healing agents. In fall and winter, the bark and twigs or of the roots may be used to treat common ailments. Some simple rules must be learned, however, and followed for tree medicines to work. Follow the link below to see the full article.

15+ Medicinal Trees We Should Be Growing

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