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Ginger
Ginger is known as a
flavoring agent but also
used to treat indigestion,
gas pains, stomach aches,
colds, motion sickness and
morning sickness. Basically
you boil the root to make a
tea to treat all of these
illnesses and pains. It could
also be chewed. For
muscle aches soak a towel
in hot ginger tea and place
on sore area.
Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is well
known to treat rashes,
wounds and sunburn
but aloe also speeds
up the healing time of
wounds. Also treats
hair loss!!! Taken in
large amounts may be
toxic!!
Mexican
Heather
Mexican heather is
boiled to make a
tea to either drink
or to bathe people
who have dynasty,
infertility or
fatigue.
Coco Beans
Coco beans contain
chemicals that
treat asthma and
caffeine and
Theobromine
which are both
stimulants
Castor Oil
Castor oil has been
used as a laxative
since ancient times.
The leaves of the
castor plant can be
used as a poultice for
wounds. THE SEEDS
OF THIS PLANT HAVE
A DEADLY POISON!!!!
DO NOT USE UNLESS
EXPIERENENCED IN
DOING SO.
Red
Hibiscus
The red hibiscus
has been used to
treat many
bleeding disorders
such as
postpartum and
hemorrhage. It also
can prevent
miscarriage.
Banana
Leaves
Banana leaves
are commonly
made into a
poultice and
applied
directly to a
wound or burn
Trumpet
flower
The Trumpet
flower contains
atropine and
scopolamine that
may be used to
open the airway in
an asthma attack
but an overdose
may also cause
hallucinations and
possible death
Rosy
Periwinkle
Rosy periwinkle
is the basis for a
new medication
vincristine that is
used to treat
childhood
leukemia.
Sorosi
A tea of Sorosi vine
or condiamor is
useful as a bath to
treat ticks and lice.
As an oral
medication it can
be used to prevent
dysentery and
painful menses.