HERBAL MATERIA MEDICA A brief outline of major medicinal plants, giving preferred media, strengths, and common dosage ranges compiled by Michael Moore. ABIES (Tsuga canadensis, Canada Balsam, Hemlock Spruce) BARK. EXTERNAL: Weak Decoction. INTERNAL: Weak Decoction, 1-3 fluid ounces. Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol] 5-20 drops.
Chaparral (Larrea divaricata) Other names: Creosote bush, Greasewood, black bush, Gobernadora, Hediondilla Family: Zygophyllaceae Parts used: Leaves, stems Action: Antibiotic, powerful blood cleanser, bactericidal, anti-inflammatory, alterative, respiratory and urinary antiseptic, anti-oxidant, anti-psoriasis, anti-arthritic. Contains NDGA a powerful parasiticide. Anti-tumour, anti-microbial. Strong bitter, enzyme inhibitor. All
General Flaxseeds Uses Tea: 2-3 teaspoons to cupful boiling water; infuse 15 minutes. Drink without filtering, with agave for sweetening if necessary. One-third-1 cup. Cold tea for stomach disorders: Half a teaspoon crushed Linseed to cup water soaked overnight. Drink the next morning. Heat if
Traditional herbal medicine is widely used by the local population in Nigeria to treat numerous health conditions. The below table documents the medicinal values, local names, method of preparation, dosage forms and parts of common medicinal plants sold in some markets in Abeokuta, Nigeria. You
Burdock Herbal Formulas Burdock is widely used in traditional herbal medicine for a number of health concerns including cancers, skin disorders, anaemia, blood cleansing, abscesses and digestive disorders. It is used on its own or sometimes in combination with other herbs. Burdock tends to grow