A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Other Names: Scrofula Plant, Figwort, Throatwort, Carpenter's Square, Kernelwort, Heal-all scrofula Plant, Rosenoble Scrophularia Nodosa
Traditional Usages: Scrofula - a form of Tuberculosis, Poultice on Sprains, Swellings, Inflamations, Wounds, Gangrene, Skin Eruptions, Psoriasis, Severe Itching, Swollen Glands, Abscesses, Boils, Infected Wounds,  Eczema, Piles, Dandruff
Resources: Europe, Central Asia, North America
Parts Used: Flowers, Root, Leaves
Herbal Research: Figwort
Health Warning: Figwort is a heart stimulant, it should be avoided by people with rapid heart beat and heart disease

Figwort – Herbal remedy for Heart Disease: Figwort is known for its treatment of skin problems but it also strengthens the heart's contractions. It can be taken in liquid extract form, as an infusion or as a tincture. Liquid extract: Take 2-8 millilitres orally three times a day. Herbal Infusion: Infuse one tablespoon of dried leaves and stems in one cup of boiling water for 5-10 minutes. Strain and drink three times a day. Tincture: Mix 2 teaspoons in a glass of apple juice. Take three times a day.

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