The 1800s Pain-Relief Plant That Doctors Used

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The 1800s Pain-Relief Plant That Doctors Used

Every time we are afflicted with a headache, hangnail or even the common cold, most of us simply pop down to the local drugstore and pick up an over-the-counter remedy. But chemical-induced drugs aren’t always best for us, and we also should consider: What if the drugstore is closed – or we can’t make it there – next time?

Trust our ancestors to have the answers. While we can’t really ask the pioneers what they used, they left records of their commonly used herbs and home remedies to guide us.

One herb that has been all but forgotten in today’s modern age is feverfew. This plant was very valuable to the Native American tribes as well as to the 1800s-era pioneers.

Let’s take a look at how it was used and how you might be able to grow your own for an unlimited supply.

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2 thoughts on “The 1800s Pain-Relief Plant That Doctors Used

  1. I have always been interested in herbal remedies. Wish I had more knowledge of them than I do. That’s another thing that can help us be more independent.

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    • I love to search for edible plants and medicinal herbs, I dry them and only take what I can use. It is a very useful skill to have though, I too, would like to be more knowledgeable.

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