Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Red Root (Jersey Tea Root)
Botanical Name   Ceanothus americanus
System Affected   astringent, expectorant, asthma, mouthwash, throat
Properties   astringent, checks secretions from mucous membranes Expectorant, anti-spasmodic (stops spasms of asthma & pulmonary complaints) mouthwash or mouth sores possible use as eye wash. Tonsillitis, sore throat, cough, thrush, throat infection For internal use: 1 tsp 3Xs/day.
Description   root of herb
Dosage   1oz powdered root/1pint boiling water

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