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Human Body Systems “Nervous system”, “Respiratory system”, “Excretory System” and their Functioning

Structure and Function of Human Body The human body is a combination of different systems that are well coordinated for smooth functioning as a unit. All die systems are equally important for health, and no particular system can be called as more important than other systems. A first aider needs to have knowledge of the structure and function of various systems so as to be able to understand sickness and...

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Medicinal use of Wahoo in Chest, Lung Ailments, Spleen, Pulmonary Ailments

Wahoo: Euonymus atropurpureus Part used: Bark of root Tonic, laxative, expectorant, diuretic, alterative A good laxative. Valuable in chest and lung ailments. Useful in torpid liver, fevers. Excellent influence on pancreas and spleen. Good for dropsy. Improves digestion. Is valuable when combined with gentian golden seal. Breaks chills. Useful in constipation. Also in pulmonary ailments.

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Medicinal use of Uva Ursi in Menstruation, Spleen, Liver, Pancreas Ailments, Mucous Discharge

Uva Ursi: arctostaphylos uva ursi Part used: leaves Diuretic Good in all kidney troubles. Excellent for excessive menstruation, for spleen, liver, pancreas ailments, mucous discharge from bladder with pus and blood. Excellent for ulceration of neck of womb and all female troubles. Use also as a douche.

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Medicinal use of Dandelion, Coriander, Corn silk and Creeping Jenny

Dandelion: Taraxicum dens-leonis Part used: Leaves and root Hepatic, aperients, diuretic, depurative, tonic, stomachic Purifies blood. Destroys acids in blood. Excellent for anaemia. Root is used to increase flow of urine. Is slightly laxative. Good for jaundice, eczema, kidney trouble, dropsy, inflammation of bowels and fever. Has a beneficial effect on female organs. Increases activity of liver, pancreas and spleen. Good in enlargement of liver and spleen. An excellent sub...

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Medicinal use of Camomile, Caraway and Cascara Sagrada

Camomile: Anthemis nobilis Part used: Flowers Tonic Produces perspiration. Promotes menstrual flow and soften skin. Good during convalescence. For quinsy, boil in water and inhale steam. Strengthens and gives tone to the stomach. Expels gas and aids digestion. Prevents fermentation in the stomach. Good in female troubles, colic in infants, intermittent fever and typhoid. Especially good for babies while teething a poultice of Camomile will often prevent gangrene and remove...

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