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Medicinal use of Violet in Headache, Ulcers, Bedsores, Eruptive Diseases

Violet: Clematis virginica Part used: Leaves and flowers. Stimulant, diuretic, sudorific, vesicant Relieves severe headache. Combined with red clover blossoms and rock rose , and made into a poultice m is helpful in ulcers, bedsores and eruptive diseases.

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Medicinal use of Vervain in Perspiration, Fever, Asthma

Vervain: Verbena hastata Part used: Whole plant Tonic, sudorific, expectorant, vulnerary, emetic, nervine, emmenagogue, vermifuge  Powerfulto promote profuse perspiration. Excellent in fevers. Will often cure colds overnight. Excellent in whooping cough, pneumonia, asthma, ague, expels phlegm from throat and chest. Good in all female troubles. Will increase the menstrual flow. Expels worms. Useful in nervous headache. Will tone up system convalescing form heart disease. Shortness of breath, wheezing, asthma excellent...

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Medicinal use of Valerian in Hysteria, Menstruation, Measles, Scarlet fever, Restlessness

Valerian: Valerian officinalis Part used: Root Aromatic, stimulant, tonic, anodynem antispasmodic, nervine Excellent nerve tonic. Valuable in hysteria. Taken hot will promote menstruation. Excellent for measles, scarlet fever, restlessness, convulsions in infants. Useful in colic, fevers. Will break up colds. Good for gravel in bladder. Heals ulcerated stomach. Powerful preventive of fermentation and gas. Do not boil root. A little peppermint increases promptness of action. Excites the cerebro- spinal system....

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Medicinal use of Uva Ursi in Menstruation, Spleen, Liver, Pancreas Ailments, Mucous Discharge

Uva Ursi: arctostaphylos uva ursi Part used: leaves Diuretic Good in all kidney troubles. Excellent for excessive menstruation, for spleen, liver, pancreas ailments, mucous discharge from bladder with pus and blood. Excellent for ulceration of neck of womb and all female troubles. Use also as a douche.

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Medicinal use of Unicorn in General debility, Hysteria and Colic

Unicorn: Aletris farimosa – Star root Part used: Root Valuable tonic in general debility, hysteria and colic. Strengthens female organs, protects against miscarriage. Good in chlorosis, engorged condition of the uterus. For prolapsus of the uterus (falling of the organ).

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Medicinal use of Twin Leaf in Scarlet Fever, Sore Throat, Severe Pain

Twin Leaf: Jeffersonia diphylla Part used: Root Diuretic, alterative, antisyphilitic, antispasmodic, tonic Good gargle for sore throat. Fine for scarlatina, scarlet fever. Applied as a hot fomentation, it will relieve pain anywhere in the body. In severe pain take hot internally.

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Medicinal use of Tansy in Dyspepsia, Fever, Ague, Cold and Flu

Tansy: Tanacetum vulgare Part used: Whole herb Aromatic, tonic, emmenagogue, diaphoretic vulnerary. Seed is vermifuge Good for dyspepsia. One of the best remedies to promote menstruation. Seeds will expel worms. Taken hot is excellent in fevers, ague, colds and ‘flu. Strengthens weak veins (varicose veins). Hot fomentations are applied to swellings, tumours, inflammations, bruises, sciatica and inflamed eyes. Good remedy in heart disease. In small doses it is excellent in...

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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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