There are thousands of species of ferns among which is the bracken (Pteridium aquilinum) which is the most widely used. The bracken leafs are reaped in the autumn. Then the leaves dry on the stem and then we remove them from it and we use them to fill our pillowcase.
A pillow filled with bracken leaves is the healthiest thing that you can bring into your bed.
This pillow can help you improve your sleep, get enough rest and your fatigue will simply disappear. It is very important for you to know that fleas, lice and bugs cannot tolerate bracken, therefore they will escape from it. This kind of pillow also has amazing healing properties. It can help you in the treatment of cramps, gout, tearing in the limbs, rheumatism, rheumatic headaches and rheumatic toothaches. The bracken root eliminates the unpleasant pain in the calves, so it is very important to keep it near your bed. Bathing with bracken leaves and roots can help you cure rheumatism, gout and even gangrene.
A pillow filled with fresh bracken leaves can help you with loss of hearing caused by cold and windy conditions. In order for this remedy to work your head must be well covered. Take fresh bracken leaves and using some kind of towel tie them on your eyes and your forehead. This will help you improve your vision. Put dry bracken leaves in your shoes in order to warm your feet and reduce the fatigue.
For treating low back pain all you need to do is take some bundles of fresh bracken and tie them to the affected area. Do not worry if the pain gets even stronger, because soon the pain will disappear completely!
Take the bracken root and put it in a container. Add some alcohol, close the container and leave to stay like that for few days. After few days you can use this mixture in the treatment of gout and rheumatism. All you need to do is rub this mixture on the affected area or massage your body with it.
In the treatment of sick limbs, regular burns and burns caused by hot steam you can use a mixture made from bracken discharge and domestic apple vinegar. For making this mixture first you need to take larger bracken leaves and roots and cut them into small pieces. Now take a larger container and put them in it. Then pour 4 to 5 liters of homemade apple vinegar over them. Close the container and leave it to stay like that for three days. After three days drain the mixture and put it in a jar and close it nicely. You should know that bracken is toxic, therefore you need to consume it carefully. You should also know that bracken will destroy every parasite in your body.
Remember this you need to drink one cup of this mixture every morning on an empty stomach and you also must not eat anything in the next 2 hours. You need to repeat this procedure for 8 days or until all the parasites are gone.
It is very important for you to know that bracken affects the uterus. Therefore pregnant women must not consume it or sleep on a pillow filled with bracken leaver. In other word they must not have any kind of bracken near them.