There is a thing about the herbal remedies and that is that almost everyone is familiar with the purple cone flower as an antibiotic, aloe vera as a skin conditioner and a topical anesthetic, and the willow bark as a painkiller, and in comparison to the treatments that were discovered and used by the native American medicine this is only a common knowledge.

We will mention the list of unique North American trees, fruits, plants and flowers that are defined by the Native American tribes who relied mostly on their amazing benefits. You will surely save the list after you find out how effective these ancient cures can be.

Alfalfa

This one helps the blood clotting and also relieves digestion, and is as well used in treatment of bladder and kidney conditions, bone strength and arthritis. And it also improves the immune system.

Aloe vera

When the leaves of this plant are being squeezed it extrudes a thick sap which is used in treatment of burns, as well as wounds and insect bites.

Aspen

Used together with a tea in order to treat fever, coughs and pain and it also contains salicin which is the main ingredient of aspirin.

Bee pollen

When you mix bee pollen with food it can help digestion, boost energy and also to improve the immune system, but you should be careful in case you are allergic to it, in the case when you are already allergic to bee stings.

Beeswax

It has always been used as a cure for burns as well as for bites from insects and should only be used externally.

Blackberry

When this fruit is being smashed and infused in a tea it is great to use for reducing inflammation, stimulate the metabolism as well as to treat diarrhea. If a gargle, it can be used to  treat mouth ulcers, sore throats and gums’ inflammation.

Black raspberry

When this fruit’s roots are crushed and infused in a tea , it can be useful to relieve diarrhea , intestinal distress and coughs.

Buckwheat

This plant’s seeds are used as porridge or in soups in order to help diarrhea, help with blood clotting and lower blood pressure.

Cayenne

When this one is drunk as a tea or taken together with food, the pods are used as a reliever of pain and it is also used to treat digestive distress and arthritis, and it can also sometimes be applied to wounds as a powder and act as an anesthetic to numb the pain.

Chamomile

This plant’s leaves and flowers are used as a tae in order to treat nausea and intestinal problems.

Chokecherry

It is to everyone known as an all purpose medicine by the tribes that are Native American and they are used in this following way: the berries were dried, pitted and crushed in a tea in order to treat coughs, colds, flu, nausea, inflammation and diarrhea and as a poultice, it is used for treating burns and wounds.

Echinacea

This is very often used in order to enhance the immune system, fight infections and fever and it can as well be used as an antiseptic and general treatment for coughs, colds and flu.

Eucalyptus

This plant’s oil from the roots and the leaves is used in the treatment when infused with tea in order to treat fever, coughs, sore throat and flu, and today it is used as an ingredient in cough drops.

Fennel

This is a plant with licorice taste which is chewed or used in a tea and it can relieve sore throat, coughs, diarrhea as well as help digestion and help colds. It is as well used as a poultice as a headache and eye reliever.

Feverfew

In the past and nowadays it is used as a natural reliever for headaches, as well as migraines, and also to treat asthma, fever, digestive problems and muscle and joint pains.

Feverwort

Here is one more fever remedy and is as well used for itching, joint stiffness and general pain.

Ginger root

This one is drunk by the Native Americans as a tea, poultice and also with food, and it as well has anti inflammatory properties, and aids circulation and digestion and it can relieve colds, flu and coughs.

Ginseng

The native Americans always used the ginseng as a food additive, a poultice and a tea in order to treat fatigue, strengthen the immune system, boost the energy and help with  the overall liver and lung function, and they have also used the stems and the leaves although the most effective ingredient was the ginseng root.

Goldenrod

The Native Americans thought of this as another all in one remedy, and in addition to food or as a tea it is used to treat conditions from chest congestion and bronchitis to sore throat, inflammation, colds, flu and also as an antiseptic for cuts and abrasions.

Honeysuckle

The leaves of this plant, as well as the flowers and the berries are used to topically treat the skin infections and the bee stings, and as a tea it could be used for treating headaches, colds, sore throats, and it as well has properties that are anti inflammatory.

Hops

When ingested as tea it can treat digestive problems and it is very often mixed with some other plants and herbs as for example the aloe, in order to relieve muscles. Also, it might be used to treat  sore throat and sooth toothaches.

Licorice

The licorice’s roots and leaves can be used for coughs, core throat and colds, and also, the root if being chewed can help for toothache.

Mullein

Used as an infusion to tea or as food additive it was always used to treat coughs, general lung afflictions and inflammation and this plant might be growing in your backyard since it is quite common

Passionflower

The roots and the leaves of this plant are often used in order to make tea to treat muscle pain as well as anxiety. A poultice from passionflower can be made to treat skin injuries, for example, insects’ bites, boils and burns.

Red clover

This plant grows everywhere and the flowers, the leaves and also the roots are very often infused in a tea or used to top food. It is very useful for circulation, managing inflammation and to treat respiratory conditions.

Rose hip

This is a plant that is rich in vitamin C and it can be eaten whole or added to food or crushed into a tea in order to treat coughs, colds, intestinal distress as well as inflammation and it is as well used as an antiseptic.

Rosemary

The rosemary is a member of the pine family and if it is used as a tea or in food in order to improve circulation, general metabolism cleanser and in order to treat muscle pain.

Sage

This one is a natural insect repellant and it is as well used for the standard list of digestive disorders, sore throats and colds.

Spearmint

Native Americans used this plant in order to treat respiratory distress, colds, coughs , to stimulate blood circulation and as a cure for diarrhea.

Valerian

Its root relieves muscle aches, pain and it also has a calming effect.

We will mention the list of unique North American trees, fruits, plants and flowers that are defined by the Native American tribes who relied mostly on their amazing benefits. You will surely save the list after you find out how effective these ancient cures can be for your health.

White pine

This plant’s inner bark and the needles can be infused in a tea and is a common treatment for chest congestion and respiratory diseases.

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