Adventure, American Indian, Creative Writing, Daily Inspiration, Foods as Medicine, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle, Literature, Motivation, Plants and Creatures, Social Interest
We are of Our World. Legends
Tell. Corny. Tales of Healing, easing. Of
The Healers Herbs of Mother Nature. of
Our World also. Also
Creatures of all Makes, models. Head
in Deed in Times, Places. Of
Sickness. To Her inventory. Inventive
Medicinal Healers within. The Americas. Have
many Choices. Choosing to support
the inherent Healing. Capabilities of Our Body.
A to Z
in Our World. Legends
Hit ‘n’ Myth. Indian.
Of. The Letter. #I. Indian
Corn, Pipe, Turnip. Herbs
Comes to Mind. Therein. Their
- ♦ Indian Corn. ♦
Science Nomened: Zea mays.
Variant of Maize as per common Corn.
The nomen Maize derived from the Spanish
form of the indigenous Taíno plant Term: Mahiz.
Cross pollinating produces speckled/colored strains.
The Corns. Kernels are Seeds.
More than 100 sub-species.
Cereal Plant, Grass Family.
The Wild Corn strains long ago. Of Yore domesticated
by indigeneous Gatherers and Cultivators.
Zea Mexicana a likely Ancestral Type.
The Corn Silk used as a Diuretic.
Applicable Urinary Tract Medicine.
Fresh or Dried- though improperly/partially
Dried will add purgative Properties.
Effective Diet Aid.
A Staple in Early Diets easily. Stored, preserved.
Ground into meal, powder.
CornBread, Syrup, CornMeal Puddings.
Useful as Thickener, mixed, added to Others. Foods.
The stringy Husks strength
useful for Blankets, Mats, Baskets. Toys.
CornCobs used for Fire Fuel, Dart manufactures, Ceremonial
Rattle Sticks/Instruments too. To
- ♦ Indian Pipe. ♦
Science Nomened: Monotropa uniflora.
Of the Wintergreen. Family.
Prefers dark, richly soiled. WoodLands Soils.
Moderate Warm Temperate Zones.
Note Toxicity possible in HIGH DOSES
as several Glycosides. So reside. Within.
Root infusions exhibit Anti-Spasmodic, Sedative
Properties. Tonic uses.
Clear Fluid extracts for Eye. Probs.
Cough, Cold, Fever applications.
Poultice for stubborn persistent Wounds.
Flowers so chewed during ToothAches.
Pain Relief. Dreams
will show colorful, vivid. Reliefs well as. As well
- ♦ Indian Turnip. ♦
Science Nomened: Arisaema triphyllum.
Flowers are Greenish Yellows. Ons. A
A Perennial Plant. Single
Flower stalked. Berries
in a cluster. Form. Scarlet colored.
Growing wild on the High Plains.
Prefers moist Woody Regions.
RootStock is Turnip. Shaped.
This Root is very Acrid. Discretion
and Knowledge req’d for use. Thru’.
Drying, Heating and Boiling. Which
will render Roots. Edible.
♦ Plant (…unTreated…) contains Calcium Oxylate.
Such Crystals. Feel like Needles on Tongue, ins. Mouth. If
Wide Range. Of uses
whens partially Dried.
Relieves Poison Ivy/Oak rashes.
Powerful Emetic. Bringer Ups. Up
A Trio of Herbal Helpers.
American Indians. Styled
in Our World. Legends
so be. Naturally
Herbally well as.