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Historic Native American Medical Cures

(information obtained from lifestyle-365.net)

 Blackberry: When smashed and used in a tea blackberry was used to reduce inflammation, treat diarrhea, and stimulate the metabolism. If gargled, it was used to treat mouth ulcers, sore throats and gums’ inflammation. (painting by Irina Sztukoski)

Blackberry

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Beeswax: Beeswax was used to treat burns as well as bites from insects. It was only to be used externally.

Beeswax

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Historic Native American Medical Cures

(information obtained from lifestyle-365.net)

 Bee Pollen: Bee pollen mixed with food was used to aid digestion, boost energy and improve the immune system.

Bee Pollen

 

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Historic Native American Medical Cures

(information obtained from lifestyle-365.net)

 Aspen: Aspen was used as a tea to treat coughs, fever and pain. It contains the main ingredient used in aspirin.

Aspen

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(information obtained from lifestyle-365.net)

Aloe: Sap from the aloe plant was used to treat wounds as well as burns and bites from insects.