Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Culver's Root (Tall Speedwell)
Botanical Name   Veronicastrum virginicum, Veronica virginica
System Affected   indigestion, bile, liver
Properties   indigestion in duodenal of small intestine chronic indigestion laxative (dried root), intestinal cleansing (fresh root) tonic liver, stimulate bile flow
Description   roots & rhizomes of plant
Origin   Canada, USA
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    Speedwell, Garden
Botanical Name   Veronica longifolia
System Affected   headache, lungs, throat
Properties   excellent for sinus, lungs, asthma, throat headache
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Notes   also called: European Tea, Sweet Root
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    Speedwell
Botanical Name   Veronica officinalis
System Affected   skin, coughs
Properties   infusion: coughs, catarrh lotion: skin eruptions, slow-healing wounds
Description   low creeping herb
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