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Medicinal use of Vervain in Perspiration, Fever, Asthma

Vervain: Verbena hastata Part used: Whole plant Tonic, sudorific, expectorant, vulnerary, emetic, nervine, emmenagogue, vermifuge  Powerfulto promote profuse perspiration. Excellent in fevers. Will often cure colds overnight. Excellent in whooping cough, pneumonia, asthma, ague, expels phlegm from throat and chest. Good in all female troubles. Will increase the menstrual flow. Expels worms. Useful in nervous headache. Will tone up system convalescing form heart disease. Shortness of breath, wheezing, asthma excellent...

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Medicinal use of Red Clover in Jaundice and Asthma

Red Clover: Trifolium pratense Part used: Blossoms Depurative, detergent, alterative, mild stimulant Wonderful blood purifier. Combined with equal parts of violet leaves and flowers, burdock, yellow dock, dandelion root, rock rose and golden seal, it has proved a powerful agent in growths, leprosy and pellagra. Used alone it has proven valuable in bronchial coughs and whooping cough. Warm tea is soothing to the nerves. Healing to fresh wounds and burns....

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Medicinal uses of Elecampane and Dill

Elecampane: Inula helenium Part used: Root Diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant, aromatic, stimulant, stomachic, astringent, tonic Useful in whooping cough. Strengthens, cleanses and tones up pulmonary and gastric membranes. For retention of urine. Delayed menstruation. Also for kidney and bladder stones. Clears and strengthens sight. Good in weakness of digestive organs. For torpor of liver. A stimulating expectorant. A good formula consists of elecampane, spikenard (one ounce each) and four ounces bark...

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Medicinal use of Colombo, Coltsfoot and Comfrey

Colombo: Cocculus palmatus Part used : Root Anti-emetic, tonic, febrifuge One of the best and purest tonics to strengthen and tone up the entire system. Useful in fevers, excellent to allay vomiting in pregnancy; colon trouble, even of long standing: chronic diarrhea ,cholera. Taken after overreacting, is a good stomach remedy. Improves appetite. A bitter tonic.  Coltsfoot : Tussilago farfara Part used : Root and leaves Emollient, demulcent, expectorant, pectoral,...

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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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