Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Avens (Colewort, Herb Bennet)
Botanical Name   Geum urbanum, Radix caryophyllata
System Affected   mucous membranes, diarrhea, leucorrhea, hemorrhaging
Properties   astringent for mucous membranes contracts blood vessels, stop hemorrhages restore strength to disability. diarrhea leucorrhea (greenish-white vaginal discharge)
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    Benne
Botanical Name   Sesamum indicum
System Affected   laxative/diarrhea, lungs, eyes, menstrual, eye, skin
Properties   oil =laxative; leaves = combat diarrhea, dusentery. relievces catarrhal conditions, lungs, bronchial emphysema, asthma applied directly to skin sooths erupted or bruised skin inflamation or soreness of eye seeds make oil similiar to olive oil. oil hastens & facilitates menstrual period.
Description   leaves & seeds of herb
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Notes   taken as a tea
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