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Medicinal use of Tansy in Dyspepsia, Fever, Ague, Cold and Flu

Tansy: Tanacetum vulgare Part used: Whole herb Aromatic, tonic, emmenagogue, diaphoretic vulnerary. Seed is vermifuge Good for dyspepsia. One of the best remedies to promote menstruation. Seeds will expel worms. Taken hot is excellent in fevers, ague, colds and ‘flu. Strengthens weak veins (varicose veins). Hot fomentations are applied to swellings, tumours, inflammations, bruises, sciatica and inflamed eyes. Good remedy in heart disease. In small doses it is excellent in...

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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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