Dandelion and plaintain are two of many plants that are edible and benefical to the health – and either of them may very well be growing in your back yard. There are many plants that are edible and have a number of awesome health benefits that you’re sure to enjoy, but there are also some that might be growing in the backyard that you should avoid. There’s only 150 poisonous plants out there but they could be in the backyard so be careful when eating plants.
- It is known that a very important part of living an optimal life is to be connected with nature and growing one’s own food is a good way.
- The author suggests that one should think about eating wild plants that grow in one’s backyard because they are not only free, they are also delicious.
- One natural remedy for pain is a plant that is probably growing in many people’s backyard – wild lettuce. It has been famous for a long time in alternative medicine.
“For example, one of the best solutions for dealing with pain is using wild lettuce, while it is not as known as it should be, it is most likely already growing in your backyard. Wild lettuce has been famous for a long time in the ‘natural remedy’ or ‘alternative treatment’ world. It is often referred to as “poor man’s Opium.
If you’ve suffered anxiety, headaches, or muscle or joint pain, you might already be familiar with wild lettuce. It’s also effective at calming restlessness and reducing anxiety, and may even quell restless legs syndrome. When using a wild-lettuce supplement, take 30 to 120 milligrams before bed.
Wild lettuce has proven to be effective in treating a wide range of things. It can work for everything from muscle or joint pain to whooping cough. In the book A Modern Herbal, Volume 2 it is even mentioned how Dr. Collins “stated that 23 out of 24 cases of dropsy were cured by taking doses of 18 grains to 3 drachms of extract in 24 hours.” Many people use it as a means to get rid of or help with insomnia as well.”