Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Eucalyptus
Botanical Name   Eucalyptus globulus
System Affected   sinuses, throat, antiseptic, skin ulcers, fevers
Properties   sinus infection, bad breath inhaled for sore throat, bacterial lung infections, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, TB colds stimulant antseptic, antiviral local application for ulcers & cancerous growths fevers, muscular spasms eliminates offensive odors (like from sores, open wounds) croup & spasmodic throat troubles (internal & external use) External: pain (best used with lavender and peppermint)
Description   tree bark, leaves
Origin   the tree
Notes   can be inhaled or imbibed as a tea (from leaves)
Toxicity   (internal use)indegestion, nausa, diarrhea
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    Lavender
Botanical Name   Lavandula, various species
System Affected   fever, nausea, flatulence, burns, stress, insomnia
Properties   depression, headache, fever flatulence burns, stress pain Externally (inhaled): fainting, insomnia (as oil in warm bath or sprinkled on clothes), psoriasis and skin (as essential oil) External (as douche): vaginitis
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Toxicity   non-addictive narcotic
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    Santolina (Lavender Cotton)
Botanical Name   Santolina chamaecyparissus
System Affected   repels moths
Properties   hang dried bunches in closets to repel moths
Description   attractive flowers
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    Sea Lavender
Botanical Name   Limonium latifolium
System Affected   asstringent, dysentery
Properties   astringent diarhhea, dysentery
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    Spanish Sage (Lavender Sage)
Botanical Name   Salvia lavandulifolia
System Affected   blood sugar
Properties   it's oil is effective in lowering blood sugar without affecting insulin levels
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Notes   the only sage used in Spain for cooking.
Toxicity   none
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    Vitex
Botanical Name   Vitex negundo heterophylla
System Affected   headache, cough
Properties   headache, dizziness, coughs mental unrest
Description   lavender-blue honey flower
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