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Companion planting: Advantages and impact of companion planting

Companion planting: Advantages and impact of companion planting Plants and trees, whatever their size, are all individual, each one being a composition of  many complex parts, besides the roots, trunks, stems, leaves, flowers, bark or   fruit that are visible to the naked eye. Within the   make-up of the plant or tree are fine substances that are either alien to other plants, trees and countless insects, or they are sympathetic to...

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History of Herbs

History of Herbs The history and romance of herbs is wreathed in the dim mists of time to intrigue and enchant us. Herbs are mentioned in the Bible many times in both the Old and New Testaments. They also appear in Greek mythology, fennel being an example. Legend has it that the god Prometheus went up to heaven holding a hollow fennel stalk in which he concealed some of the...

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Medicinal use of Nose Chikni-Sneeze Wort in Epilepsy

नाक छिकनी इसे जड़ों की एक क्षुप के रूप में देखा जा सकता है । इसके पत्ते छोटे होते हैं । इसके नीचे कंद होता है । गुण तथा लाभ जैसा नाम वैसा ही काम यानी जिस आदमी को छींक आनी शुरू हो जाती है । इसका सेवन मिरगी के मरीज को होश में लाने के लिए व् नशा उतरने के लिए किया जाता है । नाकछिकनी की तासीर गर्म...

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Medicinal use of VishKhpra in Bloody piles, Eye diseases

विषखपरा विषखपरा का पौधा बहुत छोटे कद का होता है । यह अक्सर जमीन पर फैलने पर क्षुप हैं । इस पर गुलाबी रंग के फुल खिलते हैं । इसकी जड़ सफेद रंग की तथा मोटी होती है । यह तीन रंगों में जन्म लेती है । 1. काला, 2.सफेद, लाल इनमें से लाल रंग का विषखपरा अधिक पैदा होता है । यह बात ध्यान रहे कि इसमें से लाल...

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Medicinal use of Srivas Gandhaviroja in Gonorrhea disease

श्रीवास (गंधाविरोजा) मानव स्वास्थ्य के लिए बहुत लाभकारी जड़ी प्राकृतिक रूप से ही जन्म लेती है । भारत के पहाड़ी क्षेत्रों में यह अधिक मात्रा में मिलती है । गुण तथा लाभ स्वाद कड़वा, तासीर गर्म वाट, पित्त, खांसी जैसे रोग को दूर करने में पूरी शक्ति रखती है । हर प्रकार के नेत्र रोग तथा खारिश-खुजली को दूर करने में समर्थ है । सुजाक रोग सुजाक रोग अति कष्टदायक...

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Medicinal use of Orris and Papaya

Medicinal use of Nettle in Kidney and Bladder Trouble

 Nettle: Urtica Dioca, Stinging Nettle Part used: Root and leaves Pectoral, duretic astringent, tonic, styptic, rubifacient Nettles contain iron, sulphur, potassium and sodium. Nettles are excellent for kidney trouble. They expel bladder stones, increase flow of urine. Also excellent in a reducing diet when used with sea wrack. The boiled leaves applied externally will stop bleeding almost at once.  A poultice of the green leaves will relieve pain, but will...

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Medicinal use of Myrrh in Bronchial and Lung diseases

Myrrh: Balsamodendron myrrh Part used: Powdered gum Antiseptic, stimulant, tonic, expectorant, vulnerary, emmenagogue A valuable tonic. Good in bronchial and lung diseases. Is said to remove halitosis (bad breath) when taken internally. For sick stomach, a small teaspoon of the powdered gum and of golden seal to a pint of boiling water, one teaspoon of the infusion six times a day. Made into an ointment with golden seal is excellent...

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Medicinal use of Mullein Asthma, Croup, and  Bronchitis

Mullein: Verbascum Thapsus Part used: Leaves and root Anodyne, diuretic, demulcent, antispasmodic, vulnerary, stringent, emollient, pectoral For asthma, burn root and inhale fumes. A tea of the leaves is useful in asthma, croup, bronchitis, all lung ailments, bleeding from lungs, difficult breathing, and hay fever. Good for gargle. Hot tea is good applied to mumps, tumours, sore throat, excellent for dropsy, sinusitis, swollen joints. One ounce boiled in a pint...

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Medicinal use of Motherwort in Female Trouble, Cramp and Liver Disorders

Motherwort: Leonurus cardiac Part used: Tops and leaves Antispasmodic, nervine, emmenagogue, laxative, hepatic Excellent results in female trouble. Useful in cramp, convulsions, hysteria, sleeplessness, delirium tremens, liver  disorders, suppressed urine, colds ( especially chest colds). Increases menstrual flow. Has excellent affect if   taken during  pregnancy. Expels worms. Strengthens the heart- two table spoonfuls of the infusion every two hours. An excellent and to digestion when taken at mealtime. A hot...

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Medicinal use of Mistletoe in Cholera, Hysteria and Epilepsy

Medicinal use of Marjoram and Milkweed

Marjoram: Origanum marhorana Part used: Whole plant Aromatic, tonic, condiment, emmenagogue A good tonic. A good combination with chamomile and gentian. Poultice very beneficial for sprains, felons, boils, carbuncles. Good for loss of appetite, eruptive diseases, suppressed menstruation. Expels gas. Increases flow of urine. Is good in hepatitis, deafness, headache, indigestion, nausea, colic, neuralgia. Oil dropped in cavity of aching tooth is said to stop pain. Will expel poisons from...

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