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A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Calendula, Marigold, Elder, Dandelion, Yellow Dock

Other Names: Calendula, Marigold, Pot Marigold, Holigold, Bride of the Sun, Gendha, Drunkard, Husbandman's Dial, Marybud, Margold, Mary Gowles, Golds, Ruddes, Christi, Marygold, Garden Marigold, Summer Bride, Sun Bride, Calendula Officinalis
Traditional Usages: Flavouring Food, Dyeing, Varicose Veins, Wasp and Bee Stings, Sore Eyes, Headaches, Remove Warts, Enlarged and Inflamed Lymphatic Glands, Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers, Jaundice, Gall Bladder, Absent or Painful Menstruation, Inflamation of the Rectum, Gum Disease, Nose Bleeds, Measles, Pneumonia, Vaginal Thrush, Wounds, Sores, Leg Ulcers, Abscesses, Sore Nipples, Fevers, Fungal Conditions, Athlete's Foot, Ringworm, Acne, Psoriasis, Thrush, Eyewash for Conjunctivitis, Aids Digestion, Burns, Bruises, Sunburn, Dyes, Bunions, Dry Chapped Lips, Wind Burn
Resources: Central and Southern Europe, Britain, Asia, Mediterranean, India,
Parts Used: Petals, Flowers, Leaves, Roots, Seeds
Health Warning: Avoid during pregnancy and breastfeeding.


Calendula, Marigold, Elder, Dandelion, Yellow Dock - Herbal remedy for Mastitis: Infused herbal oils such as those made from the flowers of calendula, elder, or dandelion or from the roots of yellow dock can ease the pain of tender breasts and sore nipples. Buy them ready-made or make them yourself. Gently warm a handful of dried or fresh blossoms in just enough olive oil to cover them. Keep warm for 20 minutes. Strain, cool and rub into nipples and breasts whenever there is pain or sensitivity.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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