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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    Peppermint
Botanical Name   Mentha piperita
System Affected   colds, fever, stomach, burns, poison oak, sinus, pain
Properties   colds, flu, fever, emphysema, sinusitis stomache ache, flatulence, heartburn, morning sickness, nausea poison oak, burns, scabies navel, hives gall & kidney stones antioxidant, diseases associated with aging gingivitis, tooth decay, bad breath backache, earache, headache (rub on temples), pain
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Notes   Also used as a flavoring
Toxicity   none
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