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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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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