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Astringents -what are they?
Remedies which induce greater density and firmness of the tissues- they lessen discharges
list astringents commonly used
bayberry bark
Red raspberry
White Oak bark- Acorn
Ground Ivy
Witch Hazel
Water Lily
example of mixture
3 astrigents and 1 aromatic
1/2 oz White oak bark
1/2 oz Pilewort root
1/2 oz Raspeberry leaves
1/2 oz Fennel seed
Decoction is recommended
which astringent is used in narcotic poisoning
Baybarry (Myrica cerifera)
Also used for sore throat, it promote glandular activity and restore mucous secretions, in hemorrhage (uterus, bowels, lungs) flooding and leucorrhea , prolapsus uteri
Two astringent useful in ulcers and how to use them?
Infusion of Bayberry makes a good
wash for ulcers, strong decoction of Tormentil- the powdered root is also sprinkled on old sores and ulcers
suggest herbal injection in diarrhea and why astringent in diarrhea
Infusion of Bayberry - use 3 quarts of the Bayberry stimulating injection
Astringent will clean the mucous linings detaching the morbid matter
herbal remedy for leucorrhea
tormentil- will give tone to whole uterine region,
Hemlock Spruce - a wash
Cranesbill root and Bethroot
combined in injections
Substitute for tea and coffe during pregnancy?
Raspberry tea
Three agents good as a wash in a sore and inflamed mouth
Raspberry leaves (Rubus idaeus)
Bistort (Polygonum bistorta)
White Oak (Quercus alba)
Catechu- powerful astringent or mild, when would you use it
Catechu (Acacia catechu) is powerful astringent.
It can be used for chronic diarrhea, sysentery, cholera, any excessive mucus discharges, leuchorrhea and hemorrgahes. Do not use in inflammation.
simple wash for various skin diseases and skin eruptions
Strong decoction of Oak Bark
botanical names for
bayberry bark
Witch hazel
Ground Ivy
Myrica cerifera
Hamamelis virginiana
Glechoma hederacea
Geranium maculatum
Rhus glabra