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State briefly what conditions are necessary to normal evacuations
secretion of healthy bile in normal quantity, the excretion of bile into duodenum, proper mucous secretions into the alvine canal, healthy conditions of the muscles of the bowels, peristaltic action, uninterapted nerve impulse.
Name the properties of Linum Catharticum.
Flax or Linseed is laxative, cathartic, demulcent, tonic
What herbal agents specially influence the lower bowel?
Cascara Sagrada (Rhamnus purshiana ) and Butternut bark (Juglans cinera) will influnce the lower bowel.
difference between the alcoholic and aqueous extracts of Butternut Bark
Alcoholic extract may be used in diarrhea and dysentery as the alcohol extracts astringent properties from the bark. Aqueous extract is free from astringency, and it is valuable in chronic constipation.
How would you prepare a syrup of Juglans?
Fluid Extract Juglans Bark ½ ounce , Loaf Sugar 4 ounce, boiling water 10 ounces. Mix and bottle.
Write the common names of the following
Apocynum androsaemifolium
Leptandra virginica
Podophyllum peltatum
Cassia angustifolia
Euonymus atropurpureus
Berberis vulgaris
Juglans cinerea
apocynum androsaemifloium -Bitter Root
Leptandra virginica
- Black Root
Podophyllum peltatum
-Mandrake
Cassia angustifolia
-Senna
Euonymus atropurpureus
-Wahoo
Berberis vulgaris
-Barberry
Juglans cinerea
-Butternut, White Walnut
Would you consider Turkey Rhubarb a safe article to give to an infant
yes, it has found much favor in infantile troubles
State briefly the uses of Wahoo Bark
Wahoo Bark (Euonymus atropurpureus) is hepatic tonic, it will induce a mild but persistent flow of bile. It is used in biliousness, jaundice, chronic constipation and skin troubles.
Name a Relaxant-Hepatic-Cathartic
Black Root (Veronicastrum virginicum) is a mild persistent, reliable relaxant to the liver. Cathartic action is slow.
Would a strong dose of Aloes be advisable in the pregnant state
Aloes , due to abortifacient action , should not be used during pregnancy