Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Goat's Rue
Botanical Name   Galega officinalis
System Affected   diuretic, intestinal worm, increased milk flow
Properties   diuretic, increased kidney activity destroys worms in intestinal tract Promotes milk flow in nursing mother Amenorrhea (lack of menstruation)
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Toxicity   Avoid during Pregnancy
Dosage   5-20 grains powdered herb

    Goa
Botanical Name   Andira araroba
System Affected   tapeworm, skin
Properties   Destroys the taenia tapeworm (take internally) Skin disease (mix powder w/ vinegar, lemon juice or gylcerine, & apply paste to skin)
Description   yellowish powder in treetrunk
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Dosage   Internal: 3-5 grains in 1tsp honey

    Tribulus (Caltrop, Puncturevine)
Botanical Name   Tribulus terrestris
System Affected   urination, back, aphrodisiac, body-building
Properties   urinary problems kidney, lower back pain aphrodisiac improved male erection and sperm count body-building
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Origin   China
Notes   Also called: Goatshead
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