Amaranth/Pigweed is a common weed that is highly nutritious! Use the greens in soups, stir fries, or salads. eat the dried seeds raw or roasted. The seeds are very high protein and have lysine, fiber, and calcium. A single plant can produce 100,000 seeds! The leaves have vitamins A and C, iron, fiber, calcium, and manganese. Amaranth is a highly sustainable food crop because of its drought resistance and fast rate of growth and proliferation.
Herbs are phenomenal at supporting a person when they have a cough. Rather than throwing in a “kitchen sink” of cough herbs, the real effectiveness of herbs for cough comes in the diagnosis of what kind of cough it is. Productive? Unproductive? Hot? Cold? Spasmodic?
Herbal Cold and Cough Care - Sore Throat Syrup and Cold and Flu Tea