Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Common sow-thistle
Botanical Name   Sonchus oleraceus
System Affected   abdominal
Properties   abdominal organs, liver, stomach
Description    
Origin    
Notes   also: california dwarf sunflower, lacy tansy-aster
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    Sunflower
Botanical Name   Helianthus annuus
System Affected   eyes, lungs, fertility, pain
Properties   eyes lungs male infertility (low sperm count) source amino acid arginine pain
Description   seeds of flower
Origin    
Notes   source of phenylalanine
Toxicity   none
Dosage    

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