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A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Alfalfa, Dandelion, Burdock, Yellow Dock Roots

Other Names: Alfalfa, Purple Medick, Lucerne, Californian Clover, Buffalo Herb, Chilean Clover, Medicago Sativa
Traditional Usages: Promote Strong Bones, Rebuild Decaying Teeth, Lumbago, Rheumatism, Arthritis, Dyspepsia, Backache, Fistula, Chronic Ulcers, Infections of Sinus, Ear, Nose and Throat, Constipation, As a Tea Relieving Dropsy, Kidney, Bladder and Prostate Disorders
Resources: Canada, England, North Africa, South East Europe, South West  Asia
Parts Used:  Roots, Leavrs, Seeds, Sprous, Flowers
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding


Alfalfa, Dandelion, Burdock and Yellow Dock Roots - Herbal remedy for Sickle Cell: The roots of alfalfa, burdock, dandelion and yellow dock can be used both separately and together in a tea that may help increase hemoglobin levels and lessen anemia symptoms. A typical dosage consists of 1 tablespoon of any combination of the herbs' roots for every cup of water boiled for approximately 20 minutes, then strained and consumed.
Health Warning: Use of these plants may cause side effects like rashes, digestive system irritation and heartburn. Do not attempt to use this tea as a treatment for sickle cell anemia unless you are under the direction and supervision of a medical doctor.

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