Medicinal Qualities

∞ astringent = causes constriction of body tissue, can be used internally for blood or mucous or externally for small abrasions

∞ antiseptic = antimicrobial

∞ diuretic = increases urine production

∞ expectorant = increases proportion of water in body secretions, beneficial for mucous congestion and sore throats

∞ tonic = substance to improve overall health of body by detoxifying and replacing with high levels of nutrients

 

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