Some Flowers, Trees Used For Healing
How to Make Some Flowers, Trees Used For Healing
- Basswood Flowers:
Used externally for baths for insomnia, anxiety, nervousness, irritable children. Use internally for teas as a nervine for insomnia, cramps, indigestion.
Used externally for ointments for sores and wounds; lotion for bee and wasp stings. Powdered flowers used to soothe skin rashes. Used internally as an infusion to induce perspiration, treat toothaches.
Used externally as an infusion/bath for irritable children. Used internally in tea form as a nervine to relive indigestion.
- Red Clover:
Used internally as an infusion for colds, asthma, and bronchitis.
- Elder Flowers:
Used externally as cosmetic water for skin, infusion for irritated skin; baths for anxious people. Used internally for tea to induce perspiration, for influenza, sore throats, colds.
Used externally in oil to treat earaches, bruises, piles. Used internally as an infusion for respiratory problems.
Used externally as a skin wash.
Used externally in a tea for rashes, skin ulcers, piles, sores.
Used internally to treat nausea & flu symptoms; fruit as a digestive aid.
Used internally as a general tonic to dispel gas.
Used externally as an infusion to bathe skin irritations, burns, sores, swellings.
The oil is used externally as a topical treatment for rheumatism; poultice for wounds and skin irritations; tea as an antiseptic, scalp wash. Used internally as a diuretic tea.
The bark is used externally to treat rheumatism, headache; leaves to treat sore muscles. Also the bark is used internally as a laxative and the tea is use as a general tonic.
A decoction is used externally to treat bleeding gums, piles, as a footbath; poultice for wounds. Used internally as a decoction of the bark to treat diarrhea.
A compress is used externally for arthritic inflammations. A decoction is used internally for general weakness, diarrhea, urinary tract infections.
- Slippery Elm:
A poultice is used externally to treat boils and wounds. Used internally to ease intestinal irritations, sore throat, cold symptoms, nervousness.