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what is anthelmintics?
aids in expelling stomach and intestinal worms
name two casses of anthelmintics
vermifuge (expel worms from the system)
vermicides (destroy worms -they not necessarily expel them- so they must be followed by administration of some cathartic)
main difficulty in using Wor mwood as an Anthelmintics?
Wormwood is extremly bitter herb, so it is very seldom used for children
formula for Male Fern for children?
equal parts of Fluid extract of Male Fern and Glycerine, mix them well, give 4-7 years old 6 drops in a jam, 7-12 years old double the dose, over 12 years old 1-2 tsp in 1/2 cup of cold tea at 6 am on empty stomach. For kids over 12 years old follow with 2 oz of senna, 1/2 oz of Flax, large lemon slice-cover with 1 liter of boiling water and let it stend 1/2 hour. give 250 ml at 8 am, breakfast at 9 am. Repeat once a week for 3-4 weeks
what dose of powdered Wormsee would you prescribe for a child?
1,2 to 2 grams of powdered Wormseed can be given in honey, jam or syrup. It should be given night and morning, and should be followed after three days by a cathartic
name some anthelmintics
Kusso (Brayera anthelmintica)
Pomegranate (Punica granatum)
Santonica (Artemesia cina)
anthelmintic grouop
American Wormwood seed or flowers
Peach leaves
Walnut Tree leaves
Male Fern root
Pumpkin seed
how to use anthelmintic
pulverize anthelmintic herbs, then mix them well with honey and take them off the spoon on an empty stomach 2-3 times daily for 1-2 days. Adults 1 tsp, children 12 years and up 1/2 tsp, 5 to 10 years old, less then 1/2 tsp
how to prevent worms
Brewer's yeast in daily diet, few pumpkin seeds.
what are emmenagogues
class of agents that promotes the menstrual flow
if supppression of the menstrual flow is result of recent could what would you use
relaxing diaphoretic or Composition powder
if congestion is caused by general weakness in chronic cases
it should be gradually built up by tonics and stimulating diaphoretics
specific in suppression of menstrual flow
Pennyroyal (do not boil)
useful tonic in tardy menstruation
Motherwort as a worm infusion will tone the uterine membranes, as a cold infusion it is gentle heart tonic