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Medicinal use of Wood Betony in Insanity, Neuralgia, Heartburn, Indigestion, Hepatitis, Palsy Convulsions, Gout, Colic, Dropsy

Wood Betony: Betonica officinalis Part used: Leaves Aperients, stomachic, nervine, tonic , antiscorbutic Excellent for headache, insanity, neuralgia, stomach trouble, heartburn, indigestion, stomach cramp, hepatitis, palsy convulsions, gout, colic, nervous ailments dropsy, colds, ‘flu poisonous bites. Expels worms. Opens obstruction of spleen and liver. A  good formula is two parts wood betony, one part skullcap, one part sweet flag. It is a valuable herb.

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Medicinal use of Rue in Mensuration, Cramp, Nervousness, Hysteria

Rue: Ruta Graveolens Part used: Whole plant Aromatic, pungent, tonic, emmenagogue, stimulant, antispasmodic Relives congestion of the uterus. Stimulant and tonic effect. For painful menstruation. Excellent remedy for the stomach, cramp, nervousness, hysteria, convulsions, dizziness, insanity. Expels worms. Relives headache. Excellent for colic convulsions in children. Poultice good for sciatica, joint pain and gout. It resists poisons. The seed in wine (tincture) an antidote against all dangerous medicines and deadly...

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Medicinal use of Rosemary in Cold, Colic, Nervous Ailments

Rosemary: Rosemarinus officinalis Part used: leaves and flowers Stimulant, antispasmodic, emmenagogue, tonic, astringent , diaphoretic, carminative, nervine, aromatic, cephalic Old – fashioned remedy for colds, colic, nervous ailments. Very good for nervous headache. Good mouth – wash for gums, halitosis, sore throat. Helpful in insanity. Aids digestion, cough. Strengthens the eyes. Oil used for ointments, liniment and in perfumery. Helps a weak memory, quickens the senses, clears the vision. Best...

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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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