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Medicinal use of Sweet Balm in Fever, Cold, Flu, Nausea, Vomiting 

Sweet Balm: Melissa officinalis Part used: whole herb and flowers Aromatic, emmenagogue, diaphoretic, cephalic Excellent taken hot for fevers, colds and flu. Good for nausea and vomiting. Will quiet and settle the stomach. Good in kidney and bladder troubles, headache, suppressed urine, painful menstruation and female disorders. Lemon juice added to the hot tea is good in fevers and will promote perspiration.

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Medicinal use of Sumac Berries in Sore Mouth, Sore Throat, Mouth Cankers

Sumac Berries Diuretic, refrigerant, emmenagogue, diaphoretic , cephalic Used in combination of equal parts of sumac berries and bark, white pine bark and slippery elm bark. This tea is very bowel complaints, fevers, sores and cankers of mouth. Gargle and wash for sore mouth and sore throat. Bark of sumac makes an excellent wash for old sores. Tea of the berries is slightly acid and is good in cases of...

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Medicinal use of Strawberry in Bowel Trouble, Eczema

Strawberry: Fragaria vesca Part used: Leaves Astringent, tonic, diuretic. Fruit is diuretic, refrigerant. Good for a beverage. Tones up the appetite and system. Good for bowel troubles. Cleanses the stomach. Excellent for children good for eczema, externally and internally. Good used in an enema. Water made with the berries is used as a wash for eyes. Takes away film or skin that sometimes grows over the eyes.

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Medicinal use of Squaw vine in Pregnancy, Sore Eyes, Uterine Troubles

Squaw vine : Mitchella Repens Part used : Whole plant Diuretic, astringent, tonic, alterative, parturient Wonderful for easy, painless childbirth. Excellent for sore eyes, uterine troubles, female complaints. To bathe Sore Nipples, add a little olive oil or cream. Mother’s Antispasmodic compound #410 , sold by Indiana Botanic Gardens, is especially good last six weeks of pregnancy. It contains squaw vine.

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Medicinal use of Spikenard in Skin Care

Spikenard: Aralia racemosa Part used: Root Pectoral, diaphoretic, stimulant, alternative, balsamic, expectorant Eases childbirth if taken last six weeks of pregnancy. Excellent blood purifier. Good in all skin eruptions, pimples, etc. useful in coughs, colds and chest troubles. Combined with red raspberry leaves for easy childbirth. Too much will cause headache. Good for joint pain. Breaks tough phlegm. Effective against bites of poisonous creatures.

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Medicinal use of Spearmint in Colic, Spasm, Dropsy, Hemorrhoids

Spearmint: Mentha viridis Part used: Whole plant Antispasmodic, aromatic, diuretic, diaphoretic, carminative Good for colic, gas in stomach and bowels, spasms, dropsy, nausea and vomiting, bladder stones, relieves suppressed urine. Excellent as an application and injection for hemorrhoids. Effective for inflammation of kidneys and bladder. Excellent to stop vomiting in pregnancy. Soothing to the nerves. Never boil spearmint. Essence is added to nervine liniments.

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Medicinal use of Southernwood in Insect Bite

Medicinal use of Sorrel in Kidney Stones, Hepatitis

Sorrel: Rumex acetosa Part used: Leaves and root Diuretic, ant scorbutic, refrigerant, vermifuge Leaves may be used as greens. Expels worms. Expels kidney stones. Good in hepatitis. Poultice is used for boils and tumours. Not active after drying. Contains acid potassium, oxalate and tartaric acid.

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