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Warning: Many herbs adversely interact with modern medicines and should only be taken after consulting with medical professionals. Use as directed by a health care provider. Always follow the manufacturers dosage guidelines!


PERIWINKLE HERB (Vinca minor)

Vinca minor or Lesser Periwinkle or myrtle has been used medicinally in Europe, Asia and North America for centuries.

Periwinkle
The Periwinkle leaves and seeds are utilized as a herbal remedy.

The herb can be purchased processed into a concentrate, but the preference is to use whole herb to get all the naturally occurring healing properties of the plant.

Benefits and uses:
Internally:
- leaves have been used for improved oxygen and blood flow to the brain
- enhance memory natural treatment for aging minds
- used to aid diabetes
- used as a cough medicine
- a stypic to stop bleeding
- problems associated with menopause
- a gargle for sore throats
- a remedy for nervous disorders

Externally:
- An ointment can be made by crushing or bruising the Periwinkle leaves and applying directly the affected area to treat dermatitis, eczema, acne, insect stings, bleeding gums, nosebleeds, mouth ulcers, bleeding hemorrhoids, etcetera.

PERIWINKLE HERBAL TEA
To make Periwinkle Herbal Tea, pour 1 cup water over 1 teaspoon of dried herb, steep for 10 minutes, then strain.

The tea can be taken 2 to 3 times daily.

Cautions:
Used externally there are no known side effects to Preiwinkle.

Internally isolated extracts of vincamine and the chemical drug vinpocetine can be toxic, whereas the whole herb form does not pose a significant danger.

The herb should not be used during pregnancy, or if kidney, liver, or lung disease are present.



PLEURISY ROOT (Asclepias tuberosa)

The Pleurisy plant is native to eastern North America and is a member of the Milkweed Family.
PLEURISY ROOT Pleurisy Root has a hairy stem, lots of showy, orange flowers, and alternate, slender leaves, about two to five inches long, the plant averages one to two feet in hight.
The roots of the plant are used medicinally.
The herbal plant is well rooted in North american history and has many folk names including - Pleurisy Root, White Root, Butterfly Weed, Swallow Wort, Tuber Root, Wind Root, Colic Root, Orange Milkweed, Asclepias, Canada Root, Chigger Flower, Flux Root, Indian Paintbrush, Indian Posy, Orange Swallow Wort, Silky Swallow wort,and Yellow Milkweed.
The Pleurisy attracts butterflies with its colour and its large quantity of nectar production.

The main medicinal ingredients of Pleurisy Root are:
Glycosides - asclepiadin, volatile oil, and resins
Flavonoids - rutin, kaempferol, quercitin and isorhamnetin
Miscellaneous - friedalin,lupeol, viburnitol, choline sugars

Benefits and uses:
This herbs is used medicinally for a wide range of respiratory and lung conditions including lung infections, cough, fever,treatment of pleurisy, influenza, bronchitis, and pneumonia.
Pleurisy Root promotes coughing and in turn expels phlegm, while reducing fevers by promoting perspiration.
The Milkweed Root can also be used to treat dysentary and diarrhea, as well relieve menstrual cycle problems.

Tea:
A Pleurisy Root Tea can be made by infusing one teaspoon of dried, chopped root in one cup of water for 10 to 15 minutes. You can combine other herbs such as angelica and sassafras with the Pleurisy Root.
This herbal tea can be taken up to 3 times a day.

Tincture:
As a tincture take 1 to 2 ml of the tincture three times daily, or as directed on the packaging.

Cautions:
In normal amounts Pleurisy Root has no adverse effects. Excessive ingestion can cause intestinal cramping, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. As with any herb or medication always follow directions on the label. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should avoid Pleurisy Root. Pleurisy Root may stimulate uterine contractions.



Warning: Many herbs adversely interact with modern medicines and should only be taken after consulting with medical professionals. Use as directed by a health care provider. Always follow the manufacturers dosage guidelines!






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