Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Turpentine
Botanical Name   Pinus palustris, Pinus maritima
System Affected   chest, respiratory, kidney/bladder, worms, bleeding
Properties   urinary apparatus, chronic disease of kidney & bladder, gonorrhea Mucous membranes of respiratory organs liniment for rheumatism, chest stops bleeding With castor oil destroys tapeworms Pure vapor of oil causes coughing, causing expulsion of products F/ lungs antiseptic Terebene(oil mixed w/sulphuric acid): cough, hay-fever spray (w/cocaine)
Description   oil F/ wood of evergreen tree
Origin   S. USA
Notes    
Toxicity   excess dose: severe illness or death
Dosage    

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