Gravel Root or Queen of the Meadow Root grows all over in marshy areas of the US and Canada and was well known by the Native Americans for healing lots of different health problems.
In fact my first encounter with Gravel Root was when I had terrible kidney disease and upon taking my first dose all my aches and pains from accumulated toxins disappeared. – Amazing!
Diuretic – Gravel Root is a wonderful diuretic that helps to rid the body of toxins. And it also helps rid your body of accumulated water… thus helping you to lose weight.
Alkalising Agent – Gravel Root works well to change your pH from acid to alkaline because of not eating right. Thus helping to keep away inflammation that causes disease such as cardiovascular disease, strokes, and even cancer.
Anti-Inflammatory – Gravel Root is great for getting rid of inflammation of the kidneys thus helping to end nagging backaches. Also helps with arthritis and other inflammatory conditions such as prostate inflammation. Also works well for migraines and headaches.
Kidney Stones – Gravel Root helps to prevent and break down kidney stones. It also helps to get rid of gravel and sand in the kidneys hence the name Gravel Root.
Relaxing Agent – Gravel Root works well for relaxing, soothing, and helping with stress and soothing jangled nerves.
Dissolves Crystals – If you have gout and crystals building up in your system then Gravel Root works well to dissolve away those offending agents… and get rid pain, swelling, inflammation.
Tones Pelvic Area – If you have problems with your urinary tract then Gravel Root may be able to help… because it tones and stimulates the pelvic area and all the mucus membranes. Also helps with bladder and urethra irritation, and helps with that need to urinate all the time.
Liver Problems – Gravel Root helps with pain and inflammation of the liver… and gallbladder inflammation and the inflammation associated with gallstones.
Good for the Nervous System – Gravel Root is great for the soothing your nerves and works wonders for dropsy and neuralgia.
Native Americans – The Native Americans used Gravel Root to treat typhus and to lower fevers associated with typhus.
Growing – Gravel Root of Queen of the Meadow Root loves loamy, rich, moist soil and full sun, and will grow up 12 feet tall. It has nice purple flowers and the roots are mainly used for treatment… but the stems, leaves, and the flowers can also be used.
Other Conditions – Gravel Root can also be used for are – Back pains, diarrhea, menstrual problems, and renal problems in general.
Ask for Gravel Root at your local health food store or order it on-line.
I found Gravel Root to be a blessing!
This article is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 20 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, and at www.paulhaider.com – feel free to contact him any time.
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