Soothie Suckers Nasal Support Ice Pops
are blended in a base of Echnacea and Astragalus
with additional herbs for upper respiratory support
Echinacea purpurea syn E. angustifoli, Purple Cone Flower
Preparations of this plant were widely used by the Plains Native Americans (Comanche and Sioux tribes) for wellness care. The European settlers learned about these indications from the Native Americans. Prior to World War II, Echinacea (which comes from the plant commonly known as purple coneflower) was one of the most widely used tonics in the United States and could be found in nearly every household. Herbalists, for centuries have turned to Echinacea to support the immune system and overall health and so do we. On another interesting note, Echinacea’s name is derived from the Greek word for hedgehog and was inspired by the appearance of the flower’s central cone.
One of the 50 fundamental herbs used in traditional Chinese medicine, astragalus is commonly used to strengthen the immune system and boost metabolism. Check out our blog to learn more.
Pau d’ Arco (Taheebo)
Comes from the inner bark of the Red Lapacho tree in the Andes of South America. It has been used for centuries. Theodoro Meyer of the National University of Tucuman, Argentina was the first modern scientist to study Taheebo’s chemical composition. He found it contained XYLOIDIN ….and ……LASPACHOL — both noted for their excellent health support. Excerpts from The How to Herb Book
The scientific name forPleurisy root is Asclepias, and it got its name from the Greek healing God called Aesclepias. The plant root has been used historically for supporting the upper respiratory system. Later it got its recognition as a natural sweetener and also a sort of vegetable by the Canadians and the Native Americans used this herb for almost a thousand years before its European discovery…truly tried and true.
The root of the goldenseal plant has been used for centuries in indigenous American herbalism. Historically, healers have valued goldenseal for its purported ability to support the immune system and overall health.