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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Medicinal use of Slippery Elm in Dysentery, Diarrhea, Bronchitis

Slippery Elm: Ulmus Fulva Part used: Inner bark Demulcent, emollient, nutritive Useful in dysentery, diarrhea, diseases of the urinary tract and bronchitis. The bark chewed will relieve heartburn. Externally, as a poultice, it is useful for inflammations, boils, etc. also effective for rectal and vaginal suppositories. Chew and swallow the juice for minor sore throat. It is an antidote for many poisons. Acts same as the white part of egg....

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Medicinal use of Shepherd’s Purse in Hemorrhages

Shepherd’s purse: Capsella Bursa Pastoris Part used: Whole plant Stops bleeding in fifteen minutes, contains vitamin K and excellent in hemorrhages of all kinds.

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Medicinal use of Sea Wrack in Obesity Treatments

Sea Wrack: Fucus Vesiculosus, Bladder Wrack Part used: The dried plant Sea wrack is seaweed. It is considered alternative. It is rich in organic minerals, being used chiefly as a blood purifier . It is the most important ingredient in the majority of obesity treatments and is harmless.  

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Medicinal use of Skullcap in Delirium Tremens, Hydrophobia, Poisonous Snake bites

Skullcap: Scutellaria Lateriflora Part used: Whole plant Nervine, tonic, antispasmodic One of the best tonic nerviness. Combined with cayenne and golden seal it cannot be surpassed for heart weakness. With lady slipper it is the best nerve tonic. Useful in hydrophobia and poisonous snake bites. Effective in delirium tremens, St. Vitus Dance, shaking palsy, convulsions. Equal parts of skullcap, nerve root, hops, catnip and black cohosh aids in morphine addiction....

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Medicinal use of Sassafras in Gastritis, Colic, Skin diseases

Sassafras: laurus –Sassafras officinalis A strong Stimulant and Blood purifier Part used: Inner bark of root Aromatic, stimulant, alterative, diaphoretic and diuretic Purifies blood, cleanses whole system, will relieve gas. Valuable in colic and all skin diseases. Good wash for eyes. Good in kidney and bladder trouble. Good in varicose ulcers as a wash. Also take tea internally. A good tonic after childbirth. A rustic spring tonic. The oil of...

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Medicinal use of Sarsaparilla in Deadly Poisons and Venereal Diseases

Sarsaparilla: Smilax officinalis Part used: Root Alterative, diuretic, demulcent, antispasmodic, stimulant, ant scorbutic Excellent antidote for deadly poisons. Increases flow of urine. Good eyewash. Promotes profuse perspiration when taken hot. God for infants infected with venereal disease. Sarsaparilla was the wonder drug of the gay ‘9o’s. In recent years renewed interest is being centered in this herb. Research has discovered that it contains organic hormones.

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