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Other Names: Boneset, Common Bonset, Wood Boneset, Thoroughwort, Agueweed, Feverwort, Crosswort, Indian Sage, Sweating Plant, Wild Sage, Eupatorium Cannabium, Eupatorium Perfoliatum
Traditional Usages: Fevers, Aching Influenza, Pains in the Bones, Mending Broken Bones, Fractures, Healing Broken Bones, Malaria, Dengue Fever, Bronchitis, Measles, Chicken Pox, Catarrah, Influenza, Rheumatism,Colds, Laxative, To Induce Heavy Sweating, Expelling Intestinal Tapeworms, Dropsy, Pain in the Bones, Yellow Fever, Pain Relief
Resources: North America, Europe, Western Asia, North Africa, Caribbean, South America, Canada, India
Parts Used: Herb, Flowers, Leaves, Root
Health Warning: Boneset can be toxic if taken in excessive doses. Before taking Boneset seek advice of a medical doctor or herbal practitioner.

Boneset - Herbal remedy for Osteoporosis: Boneset is a commonly used herb in the treatment and prevention of osteoporosis. The flowers, petals and leaves of the boneset plant are used in herbal preparations. Infuse some flowers and leaves in a cup of boiling water for 10 minutes, strain and drink twice daily.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


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