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Medicinal use of Marjoram and Milkweed

Marjoram: Origanum marhorana Part used: Whole plant Aromatic, tonic, condiment, emmenagogue A good tonic. A good combination with chamomile and gentian. Poultice very beneficial for sprains, felons, boils, carbuncles. Good for loss of appetite, eruptive diseases, suppressed menstruation. Expels gas. Increases flow of urine. Is good in hepatitis, deafness, headache, indigestion, nausea, colic, neuralgia. Oil dropped in cavity of aching tooth is said to stop pain. Will expel poisons from...

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Medicinal Lobelia and Lily of the Valley

Lobelia: Lobelia inflate Part used: Plant and seed Emetic, expectorant, diuretic, nervine, diaphoretic, antispasmodic  A powerful relaxant. Lobelia alone cannot cure, but is beneficial with other herbs. Pleurisy root is good for pleurisy, but is better still if combined with lobelia. Catnip added to lobelia for an Enema. Add lobelia to poultices. Lobelia is excellent for nervous patients and as an emetic. Also excellent in whooping cough remedies. For hepatitis,...

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Medicinal use of Horsemint and Hyssop

Horsemint: Monarda Punctata Part used: Leaves and tops Aromatic, pungent, bitter, carminative, stimulant, nervine, diuretic, diaphoretic, antiseptic New drug from Monarda Punctata for athlete’s foot, psoriasis, ringworm and impetigo.   Hyssop: Hyssopus officinalis Part used: Whole plant Aromatic, sudorific, pectoral, expectorant, febrifuge, anthelmintic, aperients, stimulant, carminative, tonic An old Bible remedy. Increases circulation, reduces blood pressure. Kills body lice and hair lice. Expels worms. Used in jaundice, dropsy, for the...

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Medicinal uses of Elderberry

Elderberry: Sambucus Part used: Flowers, berries and root Diaphoretic, gently stimulant, diuretic, alterative, aperients Flower in infusion –hepatic, derangement of children, erysipelas. Expressed juice of the berries will purge. Juice will also promote all fluid secretions. Much used in dropsy. Blossoms beaten up with lard make a good ointment in burns, scalds. Inner bark has been used by taking from branches one or two years old and scraping off the...

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Medicinal use of Dandelion, Coriander, Corn silk and Creeping Jenny

Dandelion: Taraxicum dens-leonis Part used: Leaves and root Hepatic, aperients, diuretic, depurative, tonic, stomachic Purifies blood. Destroys acids in blood. Excellent for anaemia. Root is used to increase flow of urine. Is slightly laxative. Good for jaundice, eczema, kidney trouble, dropsy, inflammation of bowels and fever. Has a beneficial effect on female organs. Increases activity of liver, pancreas and spleen. Good in enlargement of liver and spleen. An excellent sub...

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Medicinal use of Celery, Chestnut, Chicory, Cleavers

Celery: Apium graveolens Part Used: root and seed Diuretic, stimulant, aromatic Used in incontinence of the urine, dropsy, liver troubles, produces perspiration. A splendid tonic. Good for nervousness, neuralgia and rheumatism.   Chestnut: Castania Part Used: Leaves Antispasmodic Soothing to mucous membranes and the nervous system. A specific for whooping cough (combined with blue cohosh and lobelia). Good for other coughs too. For protracted cases of hiccoughs.   Chicory: Cichorium...

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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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Medicinal uses of Alfalfa in Diabetes, TB, Jaundice, Neuralgia, Insomnia, Nervousness,Lumbago, Hardening of the arteries, Dropsy, Prostatitis, Anaemia, , Skin eruptions and Poor complexion

Alfalfa: Buffalo herb, Lucerne Alfalfa is one of the rashest land- grown sources of sub- nutritional trace food minerals. The deep feeder roots go down deep into the soil, fifty feet and more, to bring those much needed trace minerals. Most food plants are shallow surface feeders. Alfalfa is considered one of the best sources of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, sulphur, sodium potassium, chlorine and silicon. It is particularly rich in...

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