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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Medicinal use of Sanicle in Mucous and Poisonous Waste Matter

Sanicle: Sanicula marilandica Part used: Root and leaves Vulnerary, astringent, alterative, expectorant, discutient, depurative Powerful to cleanse the body of mucous and poisonous waste matter.

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Medicinal use of Saffron in Sage in Kidney and Liver Trouble

Sage: Saliva officinalis Part used: leaves Sudorific , astringent, expectorant, tonic, aromatic, antispasmodic, nervine, vermifuge. Wounds heal more rapidly when washed with sage tea. Soothing to the nerves. Good for palsy. For quinsy and sore throat drink the tea and also gargle. Especially good mixed with lemon and honey. Expels worms. Will stop bleeding. Good in kidney and liver trouble. Effective in fevers, ‘flu (taken hot). Will relieve pain in...

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Medicinal use of Saffron in Measles, Scarlet Fever, Skin Disease

Saffron: Carthamus tinctorius Part used: flowers and seed Laxative, emmenagogue, condiment, carminative, sudorific, diuretic, diaphoretic. Seed is aromatic, laxative and diuretic One of the most reliable remedies in measles, scarlet fever, all skin diseases and other eruptive maladies. Produces profuse perspiration when taken hot. Useful in colds and ‘flu. Regulates the menstrual flow.

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Medicinal use of Rue in Mensuration, Cramp, Nervousness, Hysteria

Rue: Ruta Graveolens Part used: Whole plant Aromatic, pungent, tonic, emmenagogue, stimulant, antispasmodic Relives congestion of the uterus. Stimulant and tonic effect. For painful menstruation. Excellent remedy for the stomach, cramp, nervousness, hysteria, convulsions, dizziness, insanity. Expels worms. Relives headache. Excellent for colic convulsions in children. Poultice good for sciatica, joint pain and gout. It resists poisons. The seed in wine (tincture) an antidote against all dangerous medicines and deadly...

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