By Alma R. Hutchens
For greater than two decades this pioneering paintings had served as a bible for herbalists during the international. it truly is an illustrated encyclopedic consultant to greater than 200 medicinal crops present in North the US, with descriptions of every plant's visual appeal and makes use of, and instructions for tactics of use and dosage. local American traditions are in comparison with conventional makes use of of a similar crops between different cultures the place the technology of herbs has flourished, relatively in Russia and China. integrated is an annotated bibliography of pertinent books and periodicals.
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The male flowers hang on the lower side of the tree. Both are purplish in colour when young. The variable leaves are sessile are attached singly. It is a popular Christmas tree due to its persistent leaves. Turpentine and resin are the popular products from Balsam fir. Medicinal Parts: Bark and twigs. Solvents: Water, alcohol. Bodily Influence: Stimulant, Expectorant. Uses: Very much like Balm of Gilead In its action. The bark and 22 twigs are filled with a season's storehouse of Materia Medica, produced only by the elements of nature.
Bodily Influence: Stimulant, Tonic, Pectoral Uses: A singular herb for all inward wounds, ulcerated lungs or other parts indicating the same c9ndition. Either by itself or boiled supplementary with other herbs and drinks. In a short time it will ease all gripping pains, gas and choleric conditions of the stomach and spleen. Useful in Yellow Jaundice as it opens the stoppage of the gall-bladder and liver; in melancholy, by relieving obstructions of the spleen; expels poisons and also the plague; encourages a release of urine and women's complaints.
In this manner it will strengthen the stomach and procure an appetite. The berries are cathartic and vermifuge when combined with apple cider, a pleasant and effective worm medicine for children. Plan on giving this when the moon is full, as they are most conducive to treatment. Fast the patient before going to bed and give a herbal laxative, fasting again in the morning, and repeat A~der medication. Repeat again after four weeks as the larvae will still be present. - dram of powdered bark to 1 dram of apple cider; 1 teaspoonful three times a day, for three days in a row, or as above.