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Medicinal use of Plantain in Sores, Ulcers and Burns

Plantain: Plantago major     Part used: Whole plant Alterative, diuretic, antisyphilitic, antiseptic astringent, deobstrunet, styptic, vulnerary. The American Indians used this herb. Both the narrow and wide leaf are good. Has soothing, cooling, healing effect on sores, ulcers and burns. Fresh leaves (crushed) will check bleeding. Useful for erysipelas, eczema burns and scalds. Make a strong tea and apply often. Inject the tea for hemorrhoids after each stool. For...

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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 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 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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