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Monday, March 22, 2010

Plants you should know

Culver's Root

also known as black root.

The root of this plant needs to be dried. Do not eat it fresh! Dry it, and then ground it up. Used for constipation and signs of jaundice.

Decoction: Put 1-2 teaspoonfuls of the dried herb in a cup of cold water and bring to the boil. Simmer for 10 minutes.

Tincture: take 1-2 ml of the tincture three times a day.

Combinations : Black Root will combine well with Barberry and Dandelion. For hemorrhoids combine with Stone Root

If pain develops in the lower abdomen, stop using it!

Caution should be exercise when using this herb. It contains eptandrin, a very strong purgative and emetic. Use

only with medical supervision. Do not drink more than a cup of the tea per day

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