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Medicinal use of Srivas Gandhaviroja in Gonorrhea disease

श्रीवास (गंधाविरोजा) मानव स्वास्थ्य के लिए बहुत लाभकारी जड़ी प्राकृतिक रूप से ही जन्म लेती है । भारत के पहाड़ी क्षेत्रों में यह अधिक मात्रा में मिलती है । गुण तथा लाभ स्वाद कड़वा, तासीर गर्म वाट, पित्त, खांसी जैसे रोग को दूर करने में पूरी शक्ति रखती है । हर प्रकार के नेत्र रोग तथा खारिश-खुजली को दूर करने में समर्थ है । सुजाक रोग सुजाक रोग अति कष्टदायक...

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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 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 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 Poke Root in Goiter, Skin diseases and Impetigo

Poke Root: Phytolacca decandra Part used: Root Alterative, resolvent, deobstruent, detergent, antisypilitic,   antiscorbutic Tender leaves in early spring make excellent greens. Tones up the whole system. The root makes a good spring tonic. The root excites the whole glandular system. Best alterative known. The green root is especially good for enlargement of the glands and spleen, especially the thyroid gland. For goiter, take internally and apply externally. Tea is excellent...

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Medicinal use of “Wheat Grass” Herbal Medicinal Plant

WHEAT GRASS One among the best known natural reservoir of health and longevity is the wheat grass. Wheat grass is a young wheat plant about 3 to 4 inches long that can be easily cultivated at home. Being highly nutritious, it is a rich source of amino acids, vitamins and minerals. All the more, a regular intake of the wheat grass extract or its juice is extremely beneficial in increasing...

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Medicinal use of Catnip and Chickweed

Catnip: Nepeta cataria, Nip Part Used: The whole herb Carminative, stimulant, tonic, diaphoretic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac Excellent for its quieting effect on the nervous system. Use as an enema for children, especially in convulsions. Very useful in pain of any kind, for spasms, insanity, fevers, colic, hysteria, amenorrhea, emmenagogues, nervous headache. An enemy of catnip will cause urination   when it has stopped. Catnip, sweet balm, marshmallow and sweet weed (liquorice) make...

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Medicinal use of Borage and Burdock

Borage: Borago officinalis Part Used: The herb Pectoral, cordial, aperients Expels poisons. Rich in potassium and calcium. Comforts the heart when saddened with much grief. All the glandular system is gradually influenced by the singular action of Borage. Used to defend the heart in contagious or eruptive fevers. Seeds and leaves are said to increase mother’s milk. Good to bathe sore eyes. Valuable in hepatitis. Burdock: Arctium lappa,  Lappa minor...

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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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Herbal Home Remedies for Bites and Stings

There are certain odours and substances which most insects dislike. Oil of citronella, oil of citronella, oil of geranium or oil of eucalyptus are useful for rubbing on exposed parts of the body. For bee stings, remove the sting and apply bruised green leaf of plantain. Relief is almost instantaneous. For bee stings, wet soap, moistened baking soda or weak ammonia. For wasp stings, use vinegar or lemon juice. Raw...

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Herbal Home Remedies for Skin Problems

Skin Problems Ringworm of Impetigo Peroxide applied to either ringworm or impetigo is effective a salve made by mixing powdered sulphur and lard together and adding one teaspoon of lemon juice is also good. For internal use drink a tea made from golden seal, hops bone-set or plantain. Erysipelas For erysipelas, bathe parts with a solution made with golden seal, lobelia, burdock, yellow dock and myrrh. Powdered slippery elm bark...

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Medicinal uses of Catechu in Vocal Distress, Skin Infection, Tooth Disorders and Anemia

The trees of catechu or ‘katha’ as locally called, are found extensively in the regions of Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. There are two varieties of catechu available in market viz. pale and dark. Belonging to the family Leguminosea, the Latin name of catechu is Acacia catechu. The English name is Cutch tree while in Ayurvedic texts it is more often referred by the name Khadir i.e. that what combats a...

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