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Iron

  • Devil's bit
  • Meadow sweet
  • Mullein leaves
  • Restharrow
  • Salep
  • Silver weed
  • Stinging nettle
  • Strawberry leaves
  • Toad flax
  • Yellow dock



  • Iodine

  • Iceland moss
  • Irish moss
  • Kelp
  • Sarsaparilla



  • Calcium

  • Chamomile
  • Cleavers
  • Coltsfoot
  • Dandelion
  • Horsetail grass
  • Meadow sweet
  • Pimpernel
  • Plantain
  • Restharrow
  • Shepherd's purse
  • Silver weed
  • Toad flax



  • Sulphur

  • Broom tops
  • Calamus
  • Coltsfoot
  • Eyebright
  • Fennel seed
  • Meadow sweet
  • Mullein
  • Pimpernel
  • Plantain leaves
  • Restharrow
  • Scouring rush
  • Shepherd's purse
  • Silver weed
  • Stinging nettle
  • Waywort



  • Phosphorus

  • Apples
  • Calamus
  • Caraway seed
  • Chickweed
  • Houseleek
  • Licorice root
  • Marigold flowers
  • Meadow sweet
  • Sweet flag



  • Potassium

  • American centaury
  • Birch bark
  • Borage
  • Calamus
  • Carrot leaves
  • Chamomile flowers (German)
  • Coltsfoot
  • Comfrey
  • Couch grass
  • Dandelion
  • Eyebright
  • Fennel seed
  • Mullein
  • Nettle leaves
  • Oak bark
  • Plantain leaves
  • Primrose flowers
  • Sanicle
  • Summer savory
  • Walnut leaves
  • Waywort
  • Yarrow



  • Silicon

  • Found in all plants, but in Horsetail in particular



  • Magnesium

  • Black willow bark
  • Carrot leaves
  • Devil's-bit
  • Meadow sweet
  • Mullein leaves
  • Primrose
  • Restharrow
  • Silver weed
  • Toad flax
  • Walnut leaves


  • Chlorine

  • All plants contain chlorine in the form of sodium chloride



  • Sodium

  • Black willow
  • Cleavers
  • Devil's-bit
  • Fennel seed
  • Meadow sweet
  • Mistletoe
  • Restharrow
  • Shepherd's purse
  • Stinging nettle
  • Waywort


  • Anemia

  • European centaury
  • Nettle leaves
  • Wormwood
  • Brier hip
  • Mix in equal parts. Let 1 tbsp. soak in 1 cup cold water for 8 hours. Then bring quickly to a boil and steep for 10 minutes. Sweeten with honey. Take in the course of a day, in mouthful doses. More info on anemia.

    Anemia

  • Mother of thyme
  • Nettle
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, sweetened with honey, in mouthful doses. More info on anemia.

    Anemia

  • European centaury
  • St. Johns Wort
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 level tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water; then add 1 tsp. honey. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, in mouthful doses.

    More info on anemia.


    Aphrodisiac Tea

  • Mexican daiana leaves
  • Saw palmetto berries
  • Powder and mix in equal parts. Take 1 to 2 tsp. a day, in water, wine or gelatin capsules.

    Aphrodisiac Tea

  • Jasmine flowers
  • Rose buds
  • Rose hips
  • Tea leaves
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 3 tbsp. mixture in 1 cup boiling water for 10 minutes. Sweeten with honey and add lemon if desired.


    Aphrodisiac Bath

  • Corn poppy
  • Early-flowering periwinkle
  • Fragrant valerian
  • Maidenhair
  • Male fern
  • Pansy
  • Mix in equal parts. Add 1 oz. mixture to 1 qt. cold water and bring to a boil. Simmer briefly, then steep 15 to 30 minutes. Strain and add to bath water.


    Appetite, For Lack Of

  • Juniper berries
  • Balm leaves
  • European centaury
  • Nettle leaves
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 to 1 cup a day, sweetened with honey, in mouthful doses. More info on poor appetite.

    Appetite, For Lack Of

  • Watercress (2 parts)
  • Fresh horseradish (3 parts)
  • Soak 3 oz. of the mixture in 2 qt. white wine for several days. Strain. Take 1/2 cup daily, before breakfast. More info on poor appetite.


    Arteriosclerosis

  • Fragrant valerian root (1 part)
  • Shave grass (1 part)
  • European mistletoe (4 parts)
  • Hawthorn (4 parts)
  • Soak 1 tbsp. chopped plant parts in 1/2 cup cold water for 8 hours. Take 1/2 cup a day, spaced out in 3 or 4 doses. More info on arteriosclerosis.


    Arthritis Tea

  • Alder buckthorn bark
  • American angelica root
  • Black cohosh
  • Colombo
  • Fragrant valerian root
  • Rue
  • Skullcap
  • Yellow gentian root
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 heaping tsp. in 1 cup boiling water until lukewarm. Take 3 cups a day, 1/2 cup at a time. More info on arthritis.

    Arthritis Tea

  • Bearberry leaves
  • Black cohosh
  • Chamomile
  • Cascara sagrada
  • Pokeweed root
  • Sassafras
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1-1/2 tsp. mixture in 1 cup boiling water for 10 minutes. Take 1 cup morning and evening. Sweeten with honey if desired. More info on arthritis.

    Arthritis Tea

  • Parsley
  • Yerba buena
  • Yerba santa
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1-1/2 tbsp. mixture in 1 cup boiling water until the tea is cold. Take 2 cups a day, in mouthful doses. More info on arthritis.


    Arthritis Poultice

    - (for swollen joints)
  • Mullein leaves (6 parts)
  • Slippery elm bark (9 parts)
  • Lobelia (3 parts)
  • Cayenne (1 part)
  • Add 3 oz. mixture to boiling water to make a paste. Spread the paste on a cloth and apply to the affected area. More info on arthritis.


    Arthritis Liminent

  • Wintergreen
  • Yerba santa
  • Mix in equal parts. Put any amount of mixture in enough olive oil to cover. Simmer for 30 to 60 minutes. Strain, and apply to affected parts when cool.More info on arthritis.


    Asthma

  • Garlic
  • Blackthorn
  • Ground ivy
  • Blue vervain
  • Mix in equal parts. Simmer 4 tbsp. mixture in 1 qt. water for 20 minutes and strain. Take 3 to 4 tbsp. 3 or 4 times a day.

    More info on asthma.


    Asthma, For Relief of Attack

  • Lobelia
  • Garlic
  • Euphorbia
  • Ground ivy
  • Yerba santa
  • Blackthorn
  • Gum plant
  • Blue vervain
  • Cayenne
  • Simmer 8 tbsp. mixture in 1 qt. water for 30 minutes and strain. Take 4 tbsp. as a first dose, followed by 2 tbsp. every 1/2 hour. When the attack subsides, take 4 tbsp. every 4 hours. More info on asthma.


    Bronchial Asthma

  • Sundew
  • Thyme
  • Fennel
  • Silverweed
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 to 1 cup a day, sweetened with honey, in mouthful doses. More info on asthma.


    Baths

    - (an herbal bath)
  • Hops (1 lb.)
  • Thyme (1 oz.)
  • Sage (1 oz.)
  • Lavender (1 oz.)
  • Put the mixture into a muslin bag and tie securely. Soak the bag in the bath water for 10 minutes.

    Baths

    - (an herbal bath)
    This mixture is composed of herbs that interact to eliminate toxins and metabolic end products such as uric acid.
  • Dandelion root (1 part)
  • Young nettle leaves (1 part)
  • Elder shoots (2 parts)
  • Primrose flowers and leaves (2 parts)
  • Steep 1 to 2 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1 cup a day, sweetened with honey, in mouthful doses.


    Sitzbath For Women's Abdominal Problems


  • Lady's mantle
  • Oak bark
  • Shave grass
  • Oat straw
  • Mix in equal parts. Boil 8 to 9 oz. in 5 qt. water briefly, then steep for 10 minutes. Use warm for sitzbath.


    Blood Builder Tea

    - (vitamins and minerals)
  • Spinach (2 parts)
  • Parsley (1 part)
  • Put 3 handfuls of this mixture through an electric vegetable juicer. Then add an equal amount of orange juice. Take a cup of this "cocktail" 2 or 3 times a day.

    Blood Pressure, High

  • Caraway (1 part)
  • Fennel (1 part)
  • Anise (1 part)
  • Milfoil (1 part)
  • Chamomile (2 parts)
  • Peppermint leaves (2 parts)
  • Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, in mouthful doses. More info on high blood pressure.


    Blood Cleanser

    - (to purify the blood)
    This mixture is composed of herbs that interact to eliminate toxins and metabolic end products such as uric acid.
  • Burdock root (3 parts)
  • Black elder leaves (5 parts)
  • Nettle (5 parts)
  • Pansy (10 parts)
  • Steep 1 heaping tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water for a short time. Sweeten with 1 tsp. honey. For a "spring cure" take 1/2 cup a day for 8 to 14 days.

    Blood Cleanser

    - (to purify the blood)
    This mixture is composed of herbs that interact to eliminate toxins and metabolic end products such as uric acid.
  • Blackberry leaves (2 parts)
  • Nettle leaves (2 parts)
  • Black elder leaes (1 part)
  • Dandelion root (1 part)
  • Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups in the course of a day, in mouthful doses.

    Blood Cleanser

    - (to purify the blood)
    This mixture is composed of herbs that interact to eliminate toxins and metabolic end products such as uric acid.
  • Wormwood (1 part)
  • Milfoil (2 parts)
  • White birch leaves (2 parts)
  • European centaury (2 parts)
  • Peppermint leaves (4 parts)
  • Pansy (4 parts)
  • Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 cup 3 times a day, each time with fresh juice from watercress or nettle.

    Blood Cleanser

    - (to purify the blood)
    This mixture is composed of herbs that interact to eliminate toxins and metabolic end products such as uric acid.
  • Aldr buckthron bark (6 parts)
  • Burdock root (2 parts)
  • Yellow dock (2 parts)
  • Sarsaparilla root (2 parts)
  • Pansy herb (2 parts)
  • Wild clover blossoms (2 parts)
  • Licorice root (3 parts)
  • Coriander seed (1 part)
  • Boild 1 tsp. mixture in 2 cups water for 2 to 3 minutes; let stand 10 minutes and strain. Take 1 cup in the morning and 1 cup at night.

    Blood Cleanser

    - (to purify the blood)
    This mixture is composed of herbs that interact to eliminate toxins and metabolic end products such as uric acid.
  • Anise (1 part)
  • German chamomile (4 parts)
  • Caraway (4 parts)
  • American senna leaves (8 parts)
  • Steep 2 tsp. in 1 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 cup, morning and evening.

    Blood Cleanser

    - (to purify the blood)
    This mixture is composed of herbs that interact to eliminate toxins and metabolic end products such as uric acid.
  • Dandelion root and leaves
  • German chamomile flowers
  • American senna leaves
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 2 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 cup, morning and evening, fresh made each time.

    Blood Cleanser

    - (to purify the blood)
    This mixture is composed of herbs that interact to eliminate toxins and metabolic end products such as uric acid.
  • Witch grass root
  • Ground ivy
  • Nettle
  • Elder leaves
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 heaping tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, sweetened with 2 tsp. honey per cup, in mouthful doses.

    Blood Cleanser

    - (to purify the blood)
    This mixture is composed of herbs that interact to eliminate toxins and metabolic end products such as uric acid.
  • Blackthorn flowers
  • American senna leaves
  • Black elder flowers
  • Milfoil
  • Dandelion
  • Buck bean
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water for 10 minutes. Take 1/2 to 1 cup a day.


    Blood Sugar, To Lower

  • Bean pods (4 parts)
  • Fumitory (5 parts)
  • Euclayptus leaves (5 parts)
  • Dyer's broom (5 parts)
  • Birch leaves (6 parts)
  • Milk thistle seeds (7 parts)
  • Bilberry leaves (7 parts)
  • or

  • Bean pods (1 part)
  • Nettle leaves (1 part)
  • Birch leaves (2 parts)
  • Bilberry leaves (6 parts)
  • Steep 1 tbsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 cup 3 times a day.
    More info on diabetes.


    Boils and Carbuncles

  • Flax seed powder (10 parts)
  • Althea root powder (5 parts)
  • Oat powder (5 parts)
  • Echinacea powder (1 part)
  • Use the powder mixture to make a poultice for treatment. More info on boils and carbuncles


    Bronchitis, Healing and Soothing Tea

  • Althea leaves (1 part)
  • High mallow (1 part)
  • Licorice root (1 part)
  • Flax seed (2 parts)
  • Bring 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup water to a boil. Sweeten with honey; take 1/2 cup, 2 or 3 times a day, as hot as possible.
    More info on bronchitis.

    Bronchitis, Healing and Soothing Tea

  • Anise
  • Licorice root
  • Lance-leaf plantain leaves
  • Fennel seed
  • Coltsfoot leaves
  • Mix in equal parts. Bring 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup water to a boil. Sweeten with honey or brown sugar; take 1/2 cup, 3 times a day, as not as possible. More info on bronchitis.

    Bronchitis, Healing and Soothing Tea

  • Mallow leaves and flowers
  • Mullein leaves and flowers
  • Coltsfoot leaves
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Sweeten with honey; take 1/2 cup, 3 or 4 times a day, hot. More info on bronchitis.

    Bronchitis, Healing and Soothing Tea

  • Mullein
  • Licorice
  • Althea root
  • Althea herb
  • Coltsfoot leaves
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 cup hot, sweetened with honey, 3 or 4 times a day. More info on bronchitis.

    Bronchitis, Healing and Soothing Tea

  • Elecampane root
  • Thyme
  • Nettle leaves
  • Lungwort
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 cup hot, sweetened with honey, 3 or 4 times a day. More info on bronchitis.


    Carinative

    - (for relief of gas and bloat)
  • Balm
  • Chamomile
  • Peppermint
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Taken unsweetened, in mouthful doses.

    Carinative

    - (for relief of gas and bloat)
  • Caraway
  • German Chamomile
  • Peppermint leaves
  • Anise
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tbsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 cup, once or twice a day.

    Carinative

    - (for relief of gas and bloat)
  • Germman chamomile
  • Balm leaves
  • Fennel seed
  • Anise
  • Caraway
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 to 1 cup a day.


    Chest & Lung Problems

    - (tea to relieve congestion & inflammation)
  • Lande-leaf plantain (1 part)
  • Mullein flowers (1 part)
  • Lungwort (1 part)
  • Speedwell (2 parts)
  • Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup of boiling water. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, sweetened with raw sugar or honey, in mouthful doses.

    Chest & Lung Problems

    - (tea to relieve congestion & inflammation)
  • Milfoil (1 part)
  • Coltsfoot leaves and flowers (1 part)
  • Lungwort (2 parts)
  • Nettle leaves (2 parts)
  • Lande-leaf plantain leaves (4 parts)
  • Steep 2 level tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, sweetened with 2 tsp. honey per cup, in mouthful doses.

    Chest & Lung Problem s

    - (tea to relieve congestion & inflammation)
  • Knotgrass
  • Shave grass
  • Hemp nettle
  • Primrose flower
  • Boil equal parts of knotgrass and shave grass lightly, then steep equal parts of hemp nettle and primrose flowers in the decoction for 5 minutes. Add 1 tsp. honey per cup. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, in mouthful doses.

    Chest & Lung Problems

    - (tea to relieve congestion & inflammation)
  • Shave grass
  • Witch hazel
  • Hemp nettle
  • Mix in equal parts. Add 1 heaping tsp. to 1/2 cup cold water. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute, then steep for 1 minute and strain. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, in mouthful doses, sweetened with 2 tsp. honey per cup, if desired.


    Chest Colds

    - (tea to relieve congestion & inflammation)
  • Shave grass (1 part)
  • Nettle leaves (1 part)
  • Lande-leaf plantain leaves (2 parts)
  • Lungwort (2 parts)
  • Steep 3 heaping tsp. mixture in 1-1/2 cups boiling water. Strain and add 3 tsp. honey. Take 1-1/2 cups in the course of a day, in mouthful doses. More info on chest colds.

    Chest Colds

    - (tea to relieve congestion & inflammation)
  • Anise seed (1 part)
  • Coltsfoot leaves (2 parts)
  • Lungwort (2 parts)
  • Steep 2 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Add this tea to 1-1/2 cups althea tea which has been prepared by soaking 1 tbsp. althea root, leaves and/or flowers in 1/2 cup cold water for 8 hours. Take the mixture with honey, in mouthful doses. More info on chest colds.


    For Lung Hemmorhage

  • Shepherd's purse
  • Knotgrass
  • European mistletoe
  • Tormentil root
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take every 4 hours. If condition has reached a serious stage, call the physician without delay.


    Cholagogue

  • Milfoil
  • Pansy
  • St. Benedict thistle
  • Alder buckthorn bark
  • Mix in equal parts. Soak 1 tbsp. in 1/2 cup cold water for 8 hours, then bring to a boil. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, in mouthful doses. More info on cholagogue.


    Cold Compress Formula

  • Horseweed (2 parts)
  • Low mallow leaves (2 parts)
  • Wild sage leaves (2 parts)
  • Henbane leaves (1 part)
  • Celandine leaves (1 part)
  • Boil 1 tbsp. mixture in 1 pint off water for 2 to 3 minutes; let stand until lukewarm, then strain.


    Colic

  • Chamomile
  • Balm
  • Fragrant valerian
  • Buck bean
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tbsp. in 1 cup boiling water for 10 minutes. Drink warm. More info on colic.


    Colic In Infants

  • Fennel seed (4 parts)
  • Water mint leaves (3 parts)
  • Chamomile flowers (2 parts)
  • Fragrant valerian (1 part)
  • Steep 1/2 tsp. mixture in 1-1/2 cups boiling water for 5 inutes, then strain. Give in 5 or 6 doses during the day, in warm milk or by itself. More info on colic.


    Colic, A Tea For Relief

  • Juniper berries
  • Wormwood
  • Chamomile flowers
  • Milfoil
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 cup, unsweetened. More info on colic.


    Constipation, A Good Laxative Tea

  • Take a drink consisting of 2 parts tomato juice and 1 part sauerkraut juice. More info on constipation.

  • Constipation, A Good Laxative Tea

  • Borage leaves and flowers (2 parts)
  • Dandelion (1 part)
  • Sticklewort (1 part)
  • Witch grass (1 part)
  • Steep 1 tbsp. of the mixture in 1-1/2 cups boiling water. Take unsweetened, in mouthful doses. More info on constipation.


    Herbal Enema for Presistnet Constipation

  • European centaury (2 oz.)
  • Dandelion (2 oz.)
  • Witch grass (2 oz.)
  • Mix in equal parts. Bring the mixture to a boil, in a qt. of water, then let steep until lukewarm. Use in the evening.
    More info on constipation.


    Arnold Ehret's Herbal Intestinal Broom


    Note: All "ground" ingredients should be about as coarse as loose tea, the "powdered" ones about as fine as powdered sugar.
  • Ground senna leaves (6 parts)
  • Ground buckthorn bark (3 parts)
  • Ground psyllium seed husks (1 part)
  • Powdered sassafras root bark (1/10 th part)
  • Ground dark anis seed (1/2 part)
  • Ground buchu leaves (1/10 th part)
  • Ground blonde psyllium seed (1/2 part)
  • Powdered Irish moss (1/8 th part)
  • Granulated agar-agar (1/8 th part)
  • Ground dark fennel seed (1/2 part)
  • Mix the first 3 ingredients thoroughly. Then combine the remaining 7 real well, and add this to the mixture. If you have a blender, it makes an ideal mixer for preparing the formula. Use low speed.

    The "Intestinal Broom" is easy to use. Usually a small amount, about the quantity that fits on half a teaspoon, or less, swallowed with a glassful of water, is sufficient for adults. It may be increased or decreased according to your own reaction.

    It may also be used sprinkled over salads, or brewed as a tea: 1/2 tsp. to a cup of boiling water. Remove from heat and allow to steep for 10 or 15 minutes. Strain and enjoy. It has a fascinating flavor.
  • Hedge hyssop leaves
  • Milfoil
  • American senna leaves
  • Caraway
  • Mix equal parts. Add 1 tsp. to 1/2 cup simmering water, bring to a boil, and let cool. Take 1/2 cup, morning and evening. More info on constipation.


    A Good Laxative Tea

  • Alder buckthorn bark
  • German chamomile
  • Garlic
  • Milfoil
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tbsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water for 10 minutes. Take 1/2 cup before eating in the morning. This mixture is a mild laxative. More info on constipation.

    A Good Laxative Tea

  • Alder buckthorn bark
  • American senna leaves
  • Pansy
  • Milfoil
  • Mix in equal parts. Soak 1 tbsp. in 1/2 cup cold water for 3 hours, then bring quickly to a boil. Take 1/2 cup, morning and evening. More info on constipation.

    A Good Laxative Tea

  • Angelica
  • Alder buckthorn bark
  • Mix in equal parts. Take 1/2 to 1 cup a day, unsweetened, in mouthful doses.

    More info on constipation.


    Coughs, A Natural Cough Syrup


    Put 6 cut-up white onions in a double boiler and add 1/2 cup honey. Cook slowly over low heat for 2 hours and strain. Take at regular intervals, preferably warm.


    To Relieve Bronchial Cough

  • Licorice (16 parts)
  • Lungwort (10 parts)
  • Spotted cranesbill (8 parts)
  • Aniseed (8 parts)
  • Wild cherry bark (8 parts)
  • Oswego tea (5 parts)
  • Irish moss (4 parts)
  • Lobelia (3 parts)
  • Boil 1-1/2 tsp. mixture slowly in 2 cups water, in a covered pot, for 2 to 3 minutes; then let stand for 10 minutes. Strain and take 1 cup, morning and evening. Sweeten with honey or raw sugar if desired.


    For Bronchial Cough in Small Children

  • Coltsfoot (2 parts)
  • Horehound (2 parts)
  • Cherry bark (1 part)
  • Simmer 5 tbsp. mixture in 2-1/2 cups water for 20 minutes and strain. Add honey to sweeten. The dose is from 1 to 4 tbsp. 4 times a day, depending on age.


    For Relief of Coughs

  • Coltsfoot leaves and flowers
  • Lungwort
  • Mullein
  • Lance-leaf plantain
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 2 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1-1/2 cups a day, warm, with honey, in mouthful doses.

    For Relief of Coughs

  • Lance-leaf plantain (2 parts)
  • Coltsfoot (2 parts)
  • Knotgrass (3 parts)
  • Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup of boiling water. Sweeten with honey. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, in mouthful doses.

    For Relief of Coughs

  • Licorice root
  • Coltsfoot
  • Althea root
  • Lance-leaf plantain
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, sweetened with honey.

    For Relief of Coughs

  • Witch grass (12 parts)
  • Aniseed (12 parts)
  • Licorice (18 parts)
  • Elecampane root (11 parts)
  • Lungwort (10 parts)
  • Thyme leaves (8 parts)
  • Murillo bark (4 parts)
  • Irish moss (4 parts)
  • Lobelia herb (1 part)
  • Boil 2 tsp. mixture in 3 cups of water for 2 to 3 minutes; let stand for 10 minutes and strain. Take 1 cup, morning, noon and night.


    Coughs, Bronchitis, & Other Respiratory Problems

  • Sage (1 part)
  • Althea root (1 part)
  • Lungwort (2 parts)
  • Milfoil (4 parts)
  • Lance-leaf plantain leaves (2 parts)
  • Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1-1/2 to 2 cups a day, sweetened with 2 tsp. honey per cup; take warm, in mouthful doses. More info on bronchitis.


    Whooping Cough

  • Oil of broom pine (80 parts)
  • Oil of eucalyptus (5 parts)
  • Oil of pine needles (5 parts)
  • Camphor (5 parts)
  • Oil of cloves (2 parts)
  • Mix and shake until the camphor is dissolved. Add 2 tsp. mixture to slowly boiling water and inhale the vapors, or let evaporate in patient's room.

    Whooping Cough

  • Sage (5 parts)
  • Anise (8 parts)
  • Primrose (10 parts)
  • Althea root (15 parts)
  • Elder flowers (15 parts)
  • Thyme (15 parts)
  • Soak 1 tbsp. in 1/2 cup cold water for 3 hours, then bring to a boil and steep 10 minutes. Take 1/2 cup a day, in tablespoon doses.

    Whooping Cough

  • Elecampane root
  • Thyme
  • Nettle leaves
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 10 minutes in boiling water. Strain. Sweeten with honey.

    Whooping Cough

  • Mother of thyme
  • Mouse ear
  • Coltsfoot
  • Licorice root
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 2 tbsp. mixture in 3 cups of boiling water for 30 minutes, covered. Strain and sweeten with honey. Take 1 to 4 tbsp. 4 times a day between meals, dose depending on age.

    Whooping Cough

  • Sundew
  • Elder flowers
  • Lance-leaf plantain
  • Pansy flowers
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 to 1 cup daily, sweetened with honey, in mouthful doses.

    Whooping Cough

  • Sundew
  • Horehound
  • Black currant leaves
  • Sage
  • Garden violet flowers
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1/2 to 1 cup daily, sweetened with honey, in mouthful doses.



    Whooping Cough

  • Sundew (1 part)
  • Fennel (1 part)
  • Primrose flowers (3 parts)
  • Thyme (5 parts)
  • Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup boiling water for 3 to 5 minutes, then add 1 tsp. honey. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, in mouthful doses.

    Whooping Cough

  • Licorice root (2 parts)
  • Sundew leaves (2 parts)
  • Lance-leaf plantain (2 parts)
  • Mother of thyme (5 parts)
  • Steep 1 tsp. of mixture in 1/2 cup boiling water. Take 1 cup a day, sweetened with honey, in mouthful doses. Good for children.

    Whooping Cough

  • European mistletoe
  • Sage
  • Soak 2 tsp mistletoe in 1/2 cup cold water for 6 to 8 hours. Then steep 2 tsp. sage in 1 cup boiling water, strain and let cool to drinking temperature. Add to mistletoe tea. Take the mixed tea, unsweetened, in mouthful doses as needed.


    Cramps & Spasms, To Relieve

  • Silverweed
  • Balm leaves
  • Chamomile flowers
  • Mix in equal parts. Steep 1 tsp. in 1/2 cup of boiling water. Take 1 to 1-1/2 cups a day, sweetened with honey, in mouthful doses.
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