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Various types of antiseptics their features and uses in first aid treatment-“Boric Acid”

Boric Acid It is an agent used for preventing the growth of microorganism. But it cannot kill microorganisms. Features: It is available in the form of colorless and odorless oystals or white powder. Its solubility in water is 5% and in glycerin in 25%. It is used as solution, dusting powder, or ointment. It is used for mucosal inflammation such as eczema, burns, impetigo, fungal infections of skin and bed...

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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 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 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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