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Other Names: Thuja, Arborvitae, Tree of Life, Arbor-Vitae, Thuja Occidentalis
Traditional usages: Smallpox, Warts (Soft or Figwarts) surrounding the Anus, Genitals, Anal Fissure; Absent Menstruation, Ovarian Pains, Itchy Skin Disorders, Urinary Infections with Pus, Children Bed-Wetting at night-time, Abdominal Growths, Tissue Degeneration, Brittle Nails,
Resources: Asia, North America
Parts Used: Leaves, Stems, Seeds

Thuja - Herbal remedy for Verruca, Warts: Another good remedy is tincture of thuja which you can buy from any health food store or homoeopathic chemist. Apply before going to bed. It will help increase the acidity of the skin. Apply thuja tincture 4 times a day until the wart has vanished.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


Health Issues

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