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Medicinal use of Eyebright, Fennel and Fenugreek

Eyebright: Euphrasia officinale  Part used: Leaves Tonic astringent Coughs, hoarseness, headache, earache, sinusitis, dimness of sight ( to be used internally as well as an eye wash). Restores sight decayed through age. Said to restore sight to those who were blind a long time. Helps the memory. Fennel: Foeniculum officinale Part used: Seed and Leaves Stomachic, carminative, pectoral, diuretic, diaphoretic, aromatic Tea makes excellent eyewash. Relieves gas, helps acid stomach,...

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Medicinal use of Balm of Gilead, Basil Sweet, Black Haw, Blue Cohosh

Balm of Gilead: Populus Balsamifera or Candicans Part Used : Buds Stimulant,  expectorant The resinous substance is not acted upon by water alone. An infusion cannot be made. Boiled in oil makes an excellent ointment or salve. Valuable in colds, lung, kidney and urinary difficulties.   Basil(sweet) : Ocium basilicum, Ocymum Part Used: Root Relaxant, expectorant, slightly narcotic sedative, antispasmodic , nervine Exerts a marked influence over the nervous system....

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