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what are emmenagogues
class of agents that promote the menstrual flow
what if recent cold has resulted in congestion
relaxing diaphoretic will be sufficient sometimes
Composition Powder what are benefits
relieve of congestion, removing the cold
what if weakness has been the cause of suppression
tonic and stimulating diaphoretic till nature restore the lost balance
Tansy
tanacetum vulgare
emmenagogue, tonic, diaphoretic,anthelmintic
used for painful menstruation, suppression of the menstrual flow
worms
Pennyroyal
mentha pulegium
emmenagogue, diaphoretic, diuretic, stimulant, carminative
diffusive relaxing stimulant
hot infusion will break up cold and feverish condition
supperssion of the menstrual flow- with vapour bath it is almost specific
do not boil
do not use in pregnancy
Rue
ruta graveolens
stimulant, emmenagouge, antispasmodic
stimulating and tonic influences upon the uterus (warm infusion)
flatulence and colic in infants
hysteria and convulsions in children and adults
do not boil
do not take within one hour of a meal (it may cause emesis)
rue oil can be irritating to the skin- goldenseal antidot
Motherwort
leonurus cardiaca
pleasant tonic for lumbar region and the pelvis troubled in tardy menstruation
as warm infusion it will gently promote menstrual flow
and tone uterine membrane
as cold preparation is gentle heart tonic
gastric and intestinal indigestion
promoting menstrual flow
Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thal)
Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga rac)
Chamomile (Anthemis nobilis)
Southernwood (Artemesia abro.)
Life root (Senecio qureus)
Red Sage (Salvia off)
Bogbean or Buckbean (Menyanthes trifoliata)