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Medicinal use of Yerba Mate in Stress, Strain

Yerba Mate Some suggest using yerba mate in a reducing diet. It is supposed to lessen the feeling of hunger without fattening elements. Gives strength and endurance. Produces mental exhilaration with no subsequent organic or physical destruction. It is more stimulating than tea or coffee. Contains more chlorophyll than green or black tea. Under stress and strain, may be temporarily used as a substitute for solid food. Mate leaves contain...

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Medicinal use of Yerba Santa in Chronic Laryngitis, Bronchitis, Asthma, Rheumatism

Yerba Santa: Eriodyction glutionsum Part used: tonic, expectorant Good in chronic laryngitis, bronchitis, asthma. Useful when there is excessive discharge from the nose. Good for rheumatism. Used as a tonic.

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Medicinal use of Yellow Dock in Eruptive Diseases, Swellings, Leprosy, Glandular Disorders

Yellow Dock: Rumex crispus Part used: Root Alterative, tonic, depurative, astringent, antiscorbutic, detergent Tones up entire system. Good in eruptive diseases, swellings, leprosy, and as an eyewash. Also  for impetigo ( as an ointment). Excellent blood purifier. Helpful in glandular disorders.

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Medicinal use of Yarrow in in Measles, Chickenpox, Smallpox, Hair Fall, Leucorrhoea

Yarrow: Achillea millefolium – milfoil Part used: Whole plant Astringent, tonic, alterative, diuretic, vulnerary Excellent for bleeding from the lungs. If the tea is taken freely at the beginning for a cold, mixed with elderberry blossom and peppermint, and one remains in bed, it will break up a cold in twenty- four hours., yarrow is also useful in eruptive diseases such as measles, chickenpox and smallpox. It has a very...

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Medicinal use of Wood sage in Quinsy, Sore Throat, Colds fevers, Palsy, Kidney, Bladder Ailments

Wood sage: Teucrium scorodonia Part used: Whole plant Tonic, vermifuge, alterative, diuretic, slightly diaphoretic improves appetite. Good wash for sores combined with chickweed. Used as a poultice for tumours combined with comfrey and ragwort. Useful in quinsy, sore throat, colds fevers, palsy, kidney and bladder ailments. Increases flow of urine and also the menstrual flow.

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Medicinal use of Wood Betony in Insanity, Neuralgia, Heartburn, Indigestion, Hepatitis, Palsy Convulsions, Gout, Colic, Dropsy

Wood Betony: Betonica officinalis Part used: Leaves Aperients, stomachic, nervine, tonic , antiscorbutic Excellent for headache, insanity, neuralgia, stomach trouble, heartburn, indigestion, stomach cramp, hepatitis, palsy convulsions, gout, colic, nervous ailments dropsy, colds, ‘flu poisonous bites. Expels worms. Opens obstruction of spleen and liver. A  good formula is two parts wood betony, one part skullcap, one part sweet flag. It is a valuable herb.

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Medicinal use of Witch Hazel in Diarrhea, Nose Bleed, Haemorrhoid

Witch Hazel: Hamamelis virginica Part used: Bark and leaves Astringent, tonic, antichloristic, haemorrhages from lungs, stomach, uterus, bowels. Good in diarrhea and as an enema. For nose bleed, snuff tea up nose. Inject tea for haemorrhoid. Will restore circulation. Excellent as a gargle.

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Medicinal use of Wintergreen in Rheumatic Fever, Sciatica, Bladder Troubles, Skin Diseases

Wintergreen:  Gaultheria Procumbens Part used: Leaves Stimulant, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, cardiac depressant Taken in small frequent doses will stimulate stomach, heart and respiratory tract,. Good in rheumatic fever, sciatica,  all bladder troubles and skin diseases. Valuable in colic. Expels gas. Good for dropsy, cystitis, stomach troubles, bowel obstructions. Oil is valuable in liniments. Poultice is good for boils, swellings, ulcers and felons. Good as a douche for leucorrhoea. Also...

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Medicinal use of White Willow in Heartburn, Nose Bleed

White Willow : Salix alba Part used : Bark, leaves and buds Febrifuge, antiperiodic Good in heartburn , all kinds of fevers, chills, ague, acute rheumatism. Tea made from leaves or buds is used in gangrene, cancer, eczema. Good for bleeding wounds. Nose bleed, spitting of blood. Also good as an eyewash. Increases flow of urine. Wild plum Part used: Bark Best remedy for asthma.

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Medicinal use of Wild cherry in TB , Bronchitis , Fever, Coughs, Diarrhea, Blood pressure

Wild cherry: Prunus Virginiana Part used: Inner bark Mild tonci, sedative, pectoral, aromatic, astringent Excellent in TB , bronchitis , fever, coughs which are loose. Do not use for dry coughs. Good for diarrhea in children. Good in indigestion, asthma, cold and flu. Also good to reduce blood pressure. Do not boil wild cherry.

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Medicinal use of Water pepper in Scanty Menstruation, Uterine Troubles, Cold, Cough, Kidney Disorder

Water pepper : Polygonum punctatum – smart weed Part used: Whole plant Astringent, diaphoretic, tonic, stimulant, emmenagogue, antiseptic For scanty menstruation. All uterine troubles, gravel in bladder, colds, coughs, bowel complaints, kidney disorders. Valuable in appendicitis. Use as enema and place hot fomentation to abdomen. Used as a wash in erysipelas. Use in cold water.

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Medicinal use of Wahoo in Chest, Lung Ailments, Spleen, Pulmonary Ailments

Wahoo: Euonymus atropurpureus Part used: Bark of root Tonic, laxative, expectorant, diuretic, alterative A good laxative. Valuable in chest and lung ailments. Useful in torpid liver, fevers. Excellent influence on pancreas and spleen. Good for dropsy. Improves digestion. Is valuable when combined with gentian golden seal. Breaks chills. Useful in constipation. Also in pulmonary ailments.

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