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define demulcents
they soothe the inflamed parts and allow a healing process to take place
as poultices they retain warmth and moisture
they can be relaxing or stimulating
internally they soothe the mucous membranes of stomach and bowels, excellent influence upon kidneys, bladder, uterus and vagina
excellent in common colds and coughs
demulcents are
Marshmallow root
Iceland moss
Solomon's Seal
Mullein leaves and flowers
Comfrey leaves and root
Slippery Elm
Example for mixture
1/2 oz Comfrey leaves
1/2 oz Comfrey root
1/2 oz Mullein leaves
1/2 oz Catnip herb
Name a root always valuable in cough, asthma, pulmonary TBC, also good i ulceration of the kidneys
Comfrey root (Symphytum officinale)
fomentation for a bad bruise, swelling or sprain
Marshmallow leaves or roots- make strong decoction
preparation for a slight irritating tickling cough
1/2 cupful of linum (Linseed)
1 oz Liquorice (Glychrriza) juce from the stick
simmer in 1 quart of h20 till ticken, strain and give freely
gruel made of powdered Marshmallow boiled in milk is used for?
useful agent in hemorrhage from the urinary organs, also good in diarrhoea and dysentery
For hoarseness and cough
Infusion or decoction of Horehound and honey
1 oz of the herb to a pint of H20
add honey as desired
expectorants are
herbs which aid to decrease and expel excessive accumulations of mucous in common cold, cough, throat and bronchi irritations
some expectorants are
Wild Cherry bark
Solomon Seal
Pleurisy root
Nettle leaves
White Pine bark
Comfrey root
Balm of Gilead buds
Pine buds
example of mix
1/2 oz Wild Cherry bark
1/2 oz Comfrey root
1/2 oz Balm of Gilead buds
1/2 oz Licorice root
1/2 oz Mullein leaves
1/2 oz Angelica root
which article is useful in consumption of the bowels
Irish moss- perfectly safe, no restriction for its use
Slippery Elm is used in?
Mullein ?
Slippery Elm (Ulmus fulva) used in inflammatory conditions of the stomach, lungs, intestines and urinary organs
food for infants
poultices for boils, abscesses, etc
Mullein -pulmonary disease, diarrhoea, glandular swelling, chronic abscesses, cellular and synovial dropsy
describe method of preparing Slippery Elm as a pack in vaginal troubles
Make a bolus of powdered Slippery Elm with distilled H20, knead till stiff (and 3 in long) cut in 1 inch peaces, dip in hot water, insert in vagina all 3 sticks, leave for 2 days then syringe with warm water and repeat every second day
Wild Cherry Bark
Pleurisy root
Golden Seal
Althaea officinalis
Prunus serotina
Achillea millefolium
Asclepias tuberosa
Hydrastis canadensis