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Bergamot herbal plant and its culinary and medicinal properties-History of Herbs

Bergamot-(Monarda didyma) Labiatae Perennial     This native of North America is one of the most sweetly fragrant herbs. It has mint- like foliage and honeyed heads of tousled blossoms. Propagation is by seed or root division, and sometimes cuttings, in spring, the best position for the plant is where the roots will be cool in summer, and  whose the 1.20 m (4ft) stems can catch  the sun. it is ideally...

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Medicinal use of Wood sage in Quinsy, Sore Throat, Colds fevers, Palsy, Kidney, Bladder Ailments

Wood sage: Teucrium scorodonia Part used: Whole plant Tonic, vermifuge, alterative, diuretic, slightly diaphoretic improves appetite. Good wash for sores combined with chickweed. Used as a poultice for tumours combined with comfrey and ragwort. Useful in quinsy, sore throat, colds fevers, palsy, kidney and bladder ailments. Increases flow of urine and also the menstrual flow.

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Medicinal use of Wintergreen in Rheumatic Fever, Sciatica, Bladder Troubles, Skin Diseases

Wintergreen:  Gaultheria Procumbens Part used: Leaves Stimulant, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, cardiac depressant Taken in small frequent doses will stimulate stomach, heart and respiratory tract,. Good in rheumatic fever, sciatica,  all bladder troubles and skin diseases. Valuable in colic. Expels gas. Good for dropsy, cystitis, stomach troubles, bowel obstructions. Oil is valuable in liniments. Poultice is good for boils, swellings, ulcers and felons. Good as a douche for leucorrhoea. Also...

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Medicinal use of Sumac Berries in Sore Mouth, Sore Throat, Mouth Cankers

Sumac Berries Diuretic, refrigerant, emmenagogue, diaphoretic , cephalic Used in combination of equal parts of sumac berries and bark, white pine bark and slippery elm bark. This tea is very bowel complaints, fevers, sores and cankers of mouth. Gargle and wash for sore mouth and sore throat. Bark of sumac makes an excellent wash for old sores. Tea of the berries is slightly acid and is good in cases of...

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Medicinal use of Slippery Elm in Dysentery, Diarrhea, Bronchitis

Slippery Elm: Ulmus Fulva Part used: Inner bark Demulcent, emollient, nutritive Useful in dysentery, diarrhea, diseases of the urinary tract and bronchitis. The bark chewed will relieve heartburn. Externally, as a poultice, it is useful for inflammations, boils, etc. also effective for rectal and vaginal suppositories. Chew and swallow the juice for minor sore throat. It is an antidote for many poisons. Acts same as the white part of egg....

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Medicinal use of Saffron in Sage in Kidney and Liver Trouble

Sage: Saliva officinalis Part used: leaves Sudorific , astringent, expectorant, tonic, aromatic, antispasmodic, nervine, vermifuge. Wounds heal more rapidly when washed with sage tea. Soothing to the nerves. Good for palsy. For quinsy and sore throat drink the tea and also gargle. Especially good mixed with lemon and honey. Expels worms. Will stop bleeding. Good in kidney and liver trouble. Effective in fevers, ‘flu (taken hot). Will relieve pain in...

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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 Gajpit in Constipation, Sore Throat, Worm Disease

गजपीठ यह छोटा-सा पौधा जड़ी-बूटी ज्ञान में अपनी अलग से एक पहचान रखता है जैसे कि आप चित्र में इस पौधे की चित्र देख रहें हैं । इसके पत्ते बहुत चौड़े और उनके अंदर से फलदार डंडी निकलती है । इसकी तासीर गर्म, रुक्ष, तीक्ष्ण तथा कब्ज को दूर करने वाली है । अतिसार, श्वास, कंठ और कृमि रोगों से मानव को बचाया जा सकता है । Gajpit This little...

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