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Types of Pneumoconiosis(silicosis,anthracosis, byssinosis, bagassosis,asbestosis)its features and first aid treatment

Types of Pneumoconiosis and its features Their features are as shown in the following table. Type                         Features                       Preventive measures Silicosis – It is due to inhalation of dust containing free silica or silicon oxide.  It is found in mining, ceramic industry, slate- pencil industry, and blasting metal grinding, building and  construction work, rock mining, iron and steel industry. The higher the concentration of free silica in the dust,...

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First aid treatment of convulsion its causes and diagnose- “Convulsion”

Convulsion It is a condition characterized by repetitive contraction and relaxation of a group of muscles in the body. It is caused by disturbance in the function of the brain. Convulsion is usually followed by loss of consciousness. Various causes of convulsions are as follows. Disease of the brain. Epilepsy Head injury High fever (in children below the age of 3 years). Inadequate supply of oxygen to the brain. Low...

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Types and features fever and its first aid treatment- “Fever”

Types and features Fever  Fever is not a disease itself, but just a symptom of a large number of illnesses. The commonest cause is infection. Acute pyogenic infections cause high fever with chills. Chronic infections like tuberculosis cause low grade fever, often without chills. Various types of fever are shown in the following table. Type                                       features Continuous – the temperature does not fluctuate by more than 1 degree C...

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First aid treatment of fever its causes and diagnose- “Fever”

Fever Fever is elevation of the body temperature above 37 Degree C. the temperature measured in the mouth and rectum is generally at least half a degree than that of the axilla. The condition is   diagnosed by the following features. There may be prodromal sysmtpoms like malaise and body ache. The patient feels chills and rigors. The body becomes warm. The face is flushed. The pulse becomes rapid. The patient...

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Medicinal use of Wood sage in Quinsy, Sore Throat, Colds fevers, Palsy, Kidney, Bladder Ailments

Wood sage: Teucrium scorodonia Part used: Whole plant Tonic, vermifuge, alterative, diuretic, slightly diaphoretic improves appetite. Good wash for sores combined with chickweed. Used as a poultice for tumours combined with comfrey and ragwort. Useful in quinsy, sore throat, colds fevers, palsy, kidney and bladder ailments. Increases flow of urine and also the menstrual flow.

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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 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 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 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 Sumac Berries in Sore Mouth, Sore Throat, Mouth Cankers

Sumac Berries Diuretic, refrigerant, emmenagogue, diaphoretic , cephalic Used in combination of equal parts of sumac berries and bark, white pine bark and slippery elm bark. This tea is very bowel complaints, fevers, sores and cankers of mouth. Gargle and wash for sore mouth and sore throat. Bark of sumac makes an excellent wash for old sores. Tea of the berries is slightly acid and is good in cases of...

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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 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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