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definition of stimulans
stimulants are natural sanative substances that give increased stimulus, equilize the circulation thus increase energy levels
pure or natural stimulants do not effect brain, or incrise puls above normal
strongest and purest stimulant is
capsicum - most beneficial is Birdseye pepper (
indication for capsicum use
inflammatory conditions
fever
crams
pain in stomach and bowels
improve general circulation
in which conditions are stimulants indicated
typhoid fever
pleurisy
apoplexy
cold
dyspepsia
spasm
palpitation
lung hemorrhage
quinsy and diphtheria
liniment for sprains, bruises
rheumatism and neuralgia
in what conditions would Virginia Snake root be useful
rheumatism and dyspeptic troubles
fevers
typhoid
measles
smallpox (to speed up eruptions)
as gargle in sore or inflamed throat
why use Menth.Pip in Flu?
to break down congestion and equalized the circulation, also to promote sweating and handling the fever
how to use Peppermint leaves
1 oz Peppermint leaves
1 oz Elder flower
pour 1 1/2 pint of boiling H20
strain and keep warm and covered
give 1/2 or whole teacupful every 30-45 minutes until patient perspires, then give 2
Tablespoons every hour or two
Never boil Peppermin
for children sweeten with honey or little sugar
name a good aromatic stimulant and state some conditions where it can be used
cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) are most powerful of the aromatics
used for flatulence, nausea, vomiting (safe in pregnancy)
toothache
peppermint
mentha piperita-
stomach remedy (flatulence colic dizziness, fevers measles convulstions)
menstrual obstruction with neurosa
flu
horseradish
armoracia rusticana
local application in nerualgia
dried roots are pleasant stimulant to the stomach and kidneys, skin and circulation
will gently relieve gall ducts, will stimulate alvine action, increase flow of urine
do not use in pregnancy
toxic in large doses
ginger
zingiber officinale
diffusive stimulant, andi-spasmodic and carminative
hot infusion is diaphoretic
will assist menstrual flow
flatulence and colic
will prevent nausea
much more diffusive than Capsicum
mild laxative without griping when mixed with Senna leaves
prickyl ash
xanthoxylum americanum
stimulant,tonic, antiseptic, diaphoretic
toothache
sluggish circulation
act slower then Capsicum but effectsa are more permanent
good adition to alteratives
black pepper
piper nigrum
useful agent in rheumatism
dyspeptic troubles (in small dose)
fevers
eruptive diseases
poor circulation