Herb Lesson – Yucca

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YUCCA Guardian of The Desert Botanical Information Other Names: Spanish Bayonet, Guardian Of The Desert, Needle Palm, Soapweed, Lord’s Candle, and The Joshua Tree. The common name “Yucca” includes the species Yucca glauca, Yucca baccata, and other Yucca species, which are used interchangeably with Yucca filamentosa. Story There is a town on the Navajo Reservation, surrounded by desert sand and red rock sculptures of nature, that has discovered the secret of beautiful hair. I often drive by the local high school just as the students are sauntering down the sidewalks heading home. If you’ve never seen beautiful hair, you should… Read More
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Herbs—Peppermint

Debi Pearl

Almost every family uses the herb Peppermint simply because it tastes good. Most people would assume, anything that tastes that good couldn’t be something that heals, but they’re wrong.

February 1996
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True Confessions of a Bed-Wetter

Debi Pearl

Many of you have written us about the problem of your older children wetting their beds. Through our extensive social outreach we have persuaded one of these tormented souls to go public with her confession.

February 1996
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Herbs—Tansy

Debi Pearl

Homeschoolers are not as likely as are public school children to get lice; but if your children ever rub shoulders with public school children, chances are you will one day be declaring war on lice.

September 1995
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Herbs—Bladder Infection

Debi Pearl

It had been 12 years since I had a bladder infection, but some things are hard to forget.

August 1995
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Herbs—Garlic

Debi Pearl

If I had to choose just one herb to send with Rebekah to the jungles of P.N.G., I would without question send garlic.

July 1995
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Herbs—Chamomile

Debi Pearl

There are two kinds of Chamomile, German and Roman, and they both make the most comforting tea you could ever hope to drink.

June 1995
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Echinacea, the Cone flower - man and child in herb garden

Herbs—Echinacea

Debi Pearl

The key to being able to use herbs effectively is keeping it simple.

April 1995
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