Infusion of Pilewort (Lesser Celandine) Ingredients: 1 oz. Pilewort Herb (Lesser Celandine) (cut) 1 1⁄4 pints distilled water Instructions: 1. Boil the water and pour over Herb. Cover and let steep in a hot place for 20 minutes. 2. Strain and add 1 oz. glycerine.
Scientic name: Lactuca virosa L. Family: Asteraceae/Compositae Other names: Bitter Lettuce, Great Lettuce, Lettuce Opium, Prickly Lettuce, Strong-Scented Lettuce, Green Endive, Lettuce Opium, Acrid Lettuce, Poison Lettuce, Wild Lettuce Not to be Confused With: Lactuca sativa, Lactuca serriola, Lactuca quercina and Sonchus oleraceus. Habitat: The
Infusion of Plantain Ingredients 1 oz. Plantain leaves (cut) 1 1⁄4 pints distilled water Instruction 1. Boil the water, pour over Herbs. 2. Cover and let steep in a hot place for 20 minutes. 3. Strain, and add 2 ounces of glycerine. Cool and bottle.
Condurango Scientific Name: Marsdenia cundurango, Rchb. Other Names: Eagle Vine, Condurangu, Condor vine, Gonolobus Condurango, Kondurango, Mata peroo Family: Asclepiadaceae Not to be Confused With: Asclepias umbellata or Elcomarrhiza amylacea Habitat: Native of the Andes Mountains in South America and especially in Ecuador and Peru.
Cascara Extract. (half strength) 1 in 2. Ingredients: 4 ounces Cascara Sagrada bark (cut or ground) 1 quart Distilled water Instruction: 1. Bring to boil, then simmer slowly, covered, for 1 hour. 2. Strain, return bark to clean saucepan, add enough water to cover bark,
BALM OF GILEAD (Poplar) Scientific Name: Populus Balsamifera, Populus spp. Other names: Balsam Poplar, Poplar buds, Populus gileadensis. French: Baumier. German: Mekkabalsambaum; Spanish: Bilsamo; Italian: Balsamo della Mecca; Indian: Gungal. Leaf buds. Habitat: Canada and North America Flowering and Fruiting: Balsam poplar generally reaches flowering
Greying of the hair is said to occur due to a gradual decrease of pigmentation that occurs when ‘melanin’ ceases to be produced in the hair root, and new hairs grow in without pigment. When greying occurs earlier than usual, this is referred to as
Strong Decoction of Mullein Ingredients: 4 ounces Mullein leaves and flowers, equal parts (cut) 3 pints distilled water Direction: Boil slowly for 15 minutes. Strain, press and reduce to 1 pint. Add 4 ounces glycerine, cool, bottle and keep in a cool place. Dose: Adult:
Hiatal hernia occurs where the stomach protrudes into the lower chest, worsening heartburn and weakening the esophageal sphincter. Symptoms of Hiatal Hernia Symptoms of hiatal hernia are distension, regurgitation, belching, pain, heartburn (which worsens when lying down or stooping), feeling of food ‘sticking in the
Electric Nerve Stimulant & Vitaliser Ingredients: 1 ounce Chondrus crispus (whole) 1 ounce Bayberry bark (Myrica cerifera) (cut) 4 ounces Prickly Ash bark (Xanthoxylum fraxineum) (cut) Direction: 1. Put all ingredients into 2 quarts of distilled water. Stir well, then let stand for 2 hours
Dandruff is dermatitis of the hair and scalp. It is a common skin condition that causes white or grey flakes to appear on the scalp and in the hair. Herbs for Dandruff Below are some herbs traditionally used to treat dandruff: Burdock Eucalyptus Nettle Rosemary
A nervine is a plant remedy that has a beneficial effect upon the nervous system. Nervine Tonic Ingredients 2 oz Blue Vervain Herb (Verbena hastata) (cut) 2 oz Damiana Leaves (Turnera diffusa) (cut) 2 oz Scullcap Herb (Scutellaria) (cut) 2 quarts Distilled Water Preparation 1.