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Medicinal use of Wood Betony in Insanity, Neuralgia, Heartburn, Indigestion, Hepatitis, Palsy Convulsions, Gout, Colic, Dropsy

Wood Betony: Betonica officinalis Part used: Leaves Aperients, stomachic, nervine, tonic , antiscorbutic Excellent for headache, insanity, neuralgia, stomach trouble, heartburn, indigestion, stomach cramp, hepatitis, palsy convulsions, gout, colic, nervous ailments dropsy, colds, ‘flu poisonous bites. Expels worms. Opens obstruction of spleen and liver. A  good formula is two parts wood betony, one part skullcap, one part sweet flag. It is a valuable herb.

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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 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 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 Pleurisy in Colds, Flu, Bronchial and Pulmonary ailments

Pleurisy: Asclepias Tuberosa Part used: Root Expectorant, carminative, tonic, diuretic, diaphoretic, relaxant, antispasmodic Valuable in pleurisy. Excellent for colds, flu, bronchial and pulmonary ailments. Very useful in scarlet fever, rheumatism, fevers, lung fever, typhus and measles. Clean stomach first with an emetic. Apply a cold compress to area and cover with a flannel for pleurisy. Pleurisy root is a good kidney tonic and is effective in asthma. For peritonitis, combine...

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Medicinal use of Peppermint in Chills, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea and Cholera

Peppermint: Mentha piperita Part used: whole plant Aromatic, stimulant, stomachic, carminative. Oil is stimulant and rubefacient. Excellent for chills, fevers, gas on stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cholera, heart trouble, ‘flu and cods, and hysteria. Applied externally (the oil) for rheumatism, neuralgia and headache. Peppermint enemas are excellent in cholera and colon trouble, convulsions and spasms in infants. Helpful in cases of insanity. Hot, strong peppermint tea will restore one after...

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Medicinal use of Angelica, Anise, Annatto, Arnica

Angelica: Angelica Atropurpurea, Archangel Part Used: Root and seed Stimulant, aromatic, carminative, diaphoretic, expectorant, diuretic, emmenagogue.  A good tonic. For stomach trouble, heartburn, gas, colic, colds and fever. Tea dropped into the eye helps dimness of sight. Dropped into the ears, helps deafness. Strengthens the heart. Effective in epidemics. In case of poisons, take in morning, fasting if possible. Powdered root is reputed to cause disgust of all spirituous liquors....

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Medicinal uses of Golden Seal in Cold, Flu, Stomach,Liver Trouble ,Eczema, Ringworm, Erysipelas, any Skin disease

Golden seal: Hydrastis Canadensis Part used: Root Laxative, tonic, alterative, detergent, opthalmicum , ant periodic aperients, diuretric, antiseptic, deobstruent .   One of the best remedies in the whole herbal kingdom. Excellent for colds, ‘flu, stomach and liver trouble. Exerts a good influence on all mucous membranes. Excellent for open sores, eczema, ringworm, erysipelas, any skin disease. In small doses, will allay nausea during pregnancy. Equalizes circulation. Combined with skullcap...

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Medicinal use of Hing, Asafoetida in Ayurveda

Hing (Asafoetida) The herb Asafetida or Hing, is characterized with a typical and irrepressible odour, it is also named as Narthex or Devil’s dung. The Latin name being Ferula foetida, it also belongs to the family Umbelliferae. The fragrant, perennial herb of asafetida is about 5 to 8 feet high, bearing small yellow coloured flowers. The root is thick and branched. Hing is the oily gum resin collected from the...

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Medicinal use of Amla

Amla Modern living is full of stress and strain and as a continuous process results in the deterioration of the immune system of the body. This makes the body more prone to aliments and even causes pre-mature aging. So as to cope with the stress. People tend to take a number of multi vitamins, body and brain tonics, and yet find themselves  disillusioned with the same in the long run....

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Drinks that can Recover Cough Cold and Flu quickly

The common cold causes more actual disability in man-hours lost than any other ailment, although it is the most prevalent ailment in the world, and one of the oldest known to man, it still baffles medical science. An old remedy consisted of a hot drink, a hot bath, an enema and /or a laxative and rest in bed. The quicker you get the channels of elimination open, the quicker you...

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