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Violets have leaves and flowers that are edible and they can also be used to thicken soup. Young leaves can be used in salads, and the flowers can be used in jams. They can be used to thicken soups and may be added to wild okra and lamb's quarter.

The poke plant is a masculine plant ruled by Mars and Fire used for courage and hex breaking. Sprinkle an infusion into the bath or around the house at the new moon to break hexes. When carried, it gives courage. It is also used to find lost things. Sprinkled around the areas where the object was last seen after being mixed with hydrangea, violet, and galangal will help find the object.

The poke plant is a masculine plant ruled by Mars and Fire used for courage and hex breaking. Sprinkle an infusion into the bath or around the house at the new moon to break hexes. When carried, it gives courage. It is also used to find lost things. Sprinkled around the areas where the object was last seen after being mixed with hydrangea, violet, and galangal will help find the object.

Oak Hill Homestead: Pokeweed :: "The leaves of young pokeweed are edible in the spring, but only after being boiled several times in a process that makes it safe to eat. 'Poke salad' is well-loved here in Oklahoma. "

Pokeweed

Oak Hill Homestead: Pokeweed :: "The leaves of young pokeweed are edible in the spring, but only after being boiled several times in a process that makes it safe to eat. 'Poke salad' is well-loved here in Oklahoma.

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Safely foraging for mushrooms on the homestead. hey note to self remember to send for that morel mushroom kit

Morel Mushroom - Dad picked em, cleaned em, cooked em - and I enjoyed em!

Common pokeweed has a distinctive, red, smooth stem with large fleshy leaves.

Edibles Pokeweed Pokeweed is one of those wild plants that .foods that u must fix correctly or it could hurt some say posion u

Medicinal Uses of Chicory - "Chicory teas taken internally are believed to be effective in treating jaundice and liver problems. Additionally, as with many other herbs, a tea made from roots or leaves appears to be useful for those with digestive problems.     Save a little tea and try dipping a cotton ball into it for a refreshing and soothing eye wash. You can also add a spoonful or two of  honey to thicken and use as syrup for a mild laxative for kids.  For long-term use, try dry...

Medicinal properties of Chicory with practical tips and how-to's for making herbal home remedies

The Linden tree (Tilia sp.) , also known as Basswood, Honey-Tree, Bee Tree or Lime Tree, is a common deciduous tree found throughout the northern hemisphere.  It’s easily identified by it’s…

The Linden tree (Tilia sp.) , also known as Basswood, Honey-Tree, Bee Tree or Lime Tree, is a common deciduous tree found throughout the northern hemisphere. It’s easily identified by it’s…

Pokeweed

Photos and description of Pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) - Ontario Wildflowers

Considered a common weed to many, it has more beneficial Omega 3 fatty acids than many fish oils and one of the highest levels of vitamin A among all leafy green vegetables.

Stop- It's Not Just a Weed! It's an Unrecognized Health-Boosting Plant...

Just a Weed, or an Unrecognized Health-Boosting Plant? - - Purslane: Considered a common weed to many, it has more beneficial Omega 3 fatty acids than many fish oils and one of the highest levels of vitamin A among all leafy green vegetables.

Foraging: how to safely find, identify, prepare and eat wild cleavers (Galium aparine) weeds. From the Foraged Foodie

Foraging: how to safely find, identify, prepare and eat wild cleavers (Galium aparine) weeds. From the Foraged Foodie.

Herbs and Wildcrafting Featuring the Weekly Weeder Series @ common Sense Homesteading - Learn to Use Your Weeds

Herbs and Wildcrafting

Herbs and Wildcrafting - A wonderful SERIES with many many links and she gives a lot of good information. One of my favorite links.

Red clover leaves are pleasant to eat as they have a faint bean-like taste. They can be tossed into a salad or added to soups, stews, and other dishes such as lasagna. They can be used to make a tea; however, the preferable part of this wild edible is the flower. Red clovers are the tastiest of all clovers but be sure to go easy! Even though these are safe to eat, if you go overboard you just might experience bloating and gas.

Red Clover Blossom Syrup

Red clover leaves are pleasant to eat as they have a faint bean-like taste. They can be tossed into a salad or added to soups, stews, and other dishes such as lasagna.

White clover: medicinal uses: cleanses blood, boils, sores, wounds, etc., heals disorders and diseases of the eye. A tea is used to treat coughs, colds, fevers and leucorrhea. A tincture of the leaves can be applied as an ointment for gout. A tea of the flowers used as an eyewash.

White clover: medicinal uses: heals disorders and diseases of the eye. A tea is used to treat coughs, colds, fevers and leucorrhea. A tincture of the leaves can be applied as an ointment for gout. A tea of the flowers used as an eyewash.

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