Herbal Formula For High Blood Pressure (Infusion)
1 teaspoon cut Rue Herb
1 teaspoon cut European Golden Rod Leaves
3 teaspoons cut German Valerian Root
3 teaspoons cut Liquorice Root (Sweetwood)
6 teaspoons cut Buckthorn (Alder) Bark
4 teaspoons cut Tall Speedwell Root
2 teaspoons cut Linden Flowers
Mix together thoroughly
Instruction: To make infusion, pour a pint of boiling water over a heaping teaspoonful of Herbs, simmer slowly for 2 or 3 minutes, cover and let stand another 10 minutes. Strain.
Dose: Take a cupful 3 times a day, preferably before meals.
While the above formula is specified to be used as an infusion, it may also be made up in powdered form, and taken in one of the following manners:
DIRECTION FOR POWDER:
(a) Sift the powdered Herbs thoroughly several times till thoroughly blended, then fill into size “00” capsules. Dose: 1 capsule 3 times a day, before meals, with a glass of water.
(b) Take 1/3 teaspoonful of the powdered Herbs mixed in a half glass of water, 3 times a day.
(c) Take 1/3 teaspoonful of the powdered Herbs in a little honey, and drink a glass of water after it, 3 times a day.
Use whichever form is most convenient for you. It is preferable to take it 15 to 30 minutes before eating.
Use: This formula has been found to be of great benefit, not only in lowering Blood Pressure, but in bringing about a great improvement in general health.
Elementary Treatise on Herbology by Edward Shook
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