A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Other Names: Larkspur, Forking Larkspur, Rocket Larkspur, Field Larkspur, Lark's Chaw, Lark's Heel, Knight's Spur, Delphinicum Consolida
Traditional Usages: Head Lice, Nits, Spasmodic Asthma, Dropsy, Bleeding Piles, Colic, Edema
Resources: Asia, Meditteranean,
Parts Used: Seeds, Flowers,

Larkspur - Herbal remedy for Parkinson’s Disease: Larkspur can help relieve Parkinson’s symptoms. You will need to take it in tea form by adding 20 grams of the herb to four cups of boiling water. Do not exceed three cups of the tea per day.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies


Health Issues

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