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A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Oregon Grape Root, Pau D'arco, Usnea, Thyme and Para Cress

Other Names: Oregon Grape, Wild Oregon Grape, Rocky Mountain Grape, Trailing Mahonia, Sourberry, Barberry, Berberry, Holley-Leaved Berberry, Ash Barberry,  Berberis, Oregon berberina, Oregon Grape Root, Creeping Mahonia, Berberis Aquifolium
Traditional Usages: Food, Dyes, Liver Malfunctions, Loss of Appetite, General Debility, Detoxifier, Tonic, Fevers, Rectal Hemorrhage, Dysentery, Lung and Spleen Infections, Gallbladder Disease, Jaundice, Indigestion, Diarrhea, Tuberculosis, Piles, Urinary Tract Disorders, Gout, Rheumatism, Arthritis, Lumbago, Malaria, Hepatitis, Amebic Dysentery, Cholera, Gastrointestinal Infections, Psoriasis, Eczema, Bolis, Acne, Herpes, Syphilis
Resources: US, Canada, Egypt, China
Parts Used: Root, Stem Bark, Root Bark, Berries
Administration Method: Herb teas
Herb Action: anti-diarrheal, anti-pyretic, antibiotic, antibacterial, antiparasitic, anti-inflammatory, astringent, cancer-inhibiting, digestive aid

hypoglycemic, mildly laxative, stimulates bile secretion and peristalsis
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. Use Oregon Grape for no more than 4 - 6 weeks without a break for 10 days.


Oregon Grape Root, Pau D'arco, Usnea, Thyme and Para Cress -  Herbal remedy for Oral Thrush: Pau d'arco is a remedy that treats oral thrush. It provides support to the immune system and is used in treating Candida and other fungal infections. This herbal remedy is a blood cleanser and it possesses anti-fungal and antiviral action.  A herbal tea can be made by infusing a teaspoon of any of these fresh or dried herbs (oregon grape root, pau d’arco, thyme, usnea or para cress) in one cup of boiling water.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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