Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Pilewort (Lesser Celandine)
Botanical Name   Ranunculus ficaria
System Affected   hemorrhoids, astringent
Properties   hemorrhoids, piles astringent, fluid discharges for external use: soak in boiling lard for 24 hrs, use as ointment
Description   use entire herb
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Dosage   internal: 1oz/pint boiling water, 1/2 cup 2/day

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