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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 Skullcap in Delirium Tremens, Hydrophobia, Poisonous Snake bites

Skullcap: Scutellaria Lateriflora Part used: Whole plant Nervine, tonic, antispasmodic One of the best tonic nerviness. Combined with cayenne and golden seal it cannot be surpassed for heart weakness. With lady slipper it is the best nerve tonic. Useful in hydrophobia and poisonous snake bites. Effective in delirium tremens, St. Vitus Dance, shaking palsy, convulsions. Equal parts of skullcap, nerve root, hops, catnip and black cohosh aids in morphine addiction....

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Medicinal use of Peppermint in Chills, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea and Cholera

Peppermint: Mentha piperita Part used: whole plant Aromatic, stimulant, stomachic, carminative. Oil is stimulant and rubefacient. Excellent for chills, fevers, gas on stomach, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, cholera, heart trouble, ‘flu and cods, and hysteria. Applied externally (the oil) for rheumatism, neuralgia and headache. Peppermint enemas are excellent in cholera and colon trouble, convulsions and spasms in infants. Helpful in cases of insanity. Hot, strong peppermint tea will restore one after...

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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 use of Gotu Kola, Hops and Horehound

 Gotu Kola: Hydrocotyle asiatica Part used: leaves Leaves have a marked energizing effect on the cells of the brain and are said to preserve the brain indefinitely. It is not a stimulant, but a brain food. Powered leaves in small doses in cow’s milk for mental weakness and memory improvement. A few leaves eaten raw are said to strengthen and revitalize worn out bodies and brains to a remarkable degree....

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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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