Gravel Root – Issue 117


This beautiful North American native is recognized by many names including Motherwort, Queen of the Meadow, Joe Pye Weed and Gravel Root, but we know it botanically as Eutrochium purpureum syn. Eupatorium purpureum. Whichever name you call this plant, you probably know of Gravel Root’s ability to help all issues urinary, including kidney and bladder stones, bladder infections and cystitis. But Gravel Root doesn’t stop there, she’s also a wonderful herb for women, supporting pregnancy and toning the uterus as well as being great for digestives issues such as Crohn’s disease and various bone and joint issues as well.

This issue takes a look at how we can use Gravel Root effectively, teaching kids all about the wonders of this herb through stories, songs, poems, crafts, recipes, games and more.

Gallant Gravel Root Table of Contents:

Note to Parents
Supply List
Herb Spirit
All About Gravel Root
Herbal Glossary
Scramble, Search and More: Circle the Energetics, List the Vitamins and Minerals, List the Constituents, Word Search, Word Scramble, Multiple Choice
Herbal Botany
Herbal Lore:   
Songs and Poems: Roots for Medicine, Gravel Root to the Rescue
Herbal Recipes:  Gravel Root Extract,  Gravel Root Decoction, Gravel Root Infused Oil, Gravel Root Salve, Gravel Root Liniment
Coloring Page
Herbal Crafts: Drawing/Pressing of Gravel Root, Gravel Root Tissue Paper Picture
How Many Words
Maze: Can you help the bee to find the Gravel Root?
Journal: Write your thoughts, medicine making notes and other information about your month with Gravel Root
Crossword Puzzle

50 pages from Cover to Cover – PDF downloadable file


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