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Other Names: Asparagus, Wild Asparagus, Garden Asparagus, Asparagus Fern, Sparrow Grass, Asparagus Weed, Fern Weed, Sparrow Weed, White Asparagus, Asparagus Officinalis
Traditional Usages: Food, Cystitis, Pyelitis - Inflammation of the Renal Pelvis, Body Tonic, Laxative, Toothache, Cramps, Strong Smelling Urine, Rheumatism, Irritable Coughs, Swollen Ankles, Arthritis, Neuritis, Dry Mouth and Throat, Constipation, Prevention of Kidney and Bladder Stones, Dropsy, Bronchial Asthma, Gout, Premature Ejaculation, Aphrodisiac, Urinary Tract Infections
Resources: Europe, England, Scotland, Siberia, Northern Africa, Worldwide
Parts Used: Roots, Shoots, Tuber
Administration Methods: Teas, Natural preparations for internal use.
Herbal Action: Diuretic (increases production of urine).

Asparagus - Natural remedy for Angina: Blend some asparagus to get the juice out. Mix two tablespoons of juice with one tablespoon of honey. Have a tablespoon of this mixture three times daily.

Asparagus – Natural remedy for Premature Ejaculation: Asparagus is used for premature ejaculation. It helps cure weakened reproductive organs, sperm counts and impotence. Eat it as much as possible as part of your weekly diet.

Asparagus - Natural remedy for Erectile Dysfunction:  Wash asparagus and remove hard stem. Chop soft part and cook in a little water till soft. Eat as much as possible.

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