From the NaturalNews web site:
‘Hidden beneath the pleasing scent of lavender is a fierce natural medicine and formidable protector. Used since antiquity, lavender was a significant guardian against some of the most deadly infectious diseases of all time - the great epidemics of plague sweeping across
Europe throughout the Middle Ages and into the 17th century. The protective aspects of the plant were discovered when tannery workers who utilized the oil in manufacturing, and those who tended lavender fields, appeared to be immune to the disease. Unbeknownst at the time, lavender is an exceptional bactericide and also stimulates the production of white blood cells, thereby creating a robust defense against harmful invading pathogens.’
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One of the best things about stories like this is that these healing plants - garlic, lavender, Echinacea, etc. - can be grown by us in our own yards, or even in pots in the window. We don’t have to rely on the sick-care industry to provide us with potent, effective medicines.
In such small ways can the South and other peoples begin to break free from the corporatocracy even today.