2 teaspoons steeped for 15 minutes in 250 mL boiling water. Very effective migraine relief, and it actually has a nice taste, mostly like chamomile.
Soothes headaches as well as improves concentration.
Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria)
Actions: Antacid, antiseptic, diuretic, hepatic, mild urinary analgesic, diaphoretic, anti-ulcer, anti-coagulant,
anti-rheumatic, anti-inflammatory, stomachic, anti-emetic, astringent, aromatic.
Uses: Heartburn, hyperacidity, gastric and peptic ulcer, reduces fever and relieves pain of rheumatism in muscles and joints, liver disorder, cystitis, oedema, urinary stone. · Calming influence in an overactive digestive system.
· One of the best digestive remedies.
· Protects and soothes mucous membranes of digestive tract.
· Reduces excess acidity and eases nausea.
· Aspirin effect (salicylic acid) on blood vessels.
· Headaches – pain killing properties and anti-inflammatory re blood vessels.
Caution: if aspirin allergy.
Passion Flower (Passiflora incarnate)
Actions: Hypnotic, vasodilator, anti-spasmodic, mild sedative and analgesic without leaving depression.
Hypotensive. Tranquilliser. Central Nervous System relaxant. Strengthens the heart muscle.
Uses: Keynote: General relaxant. Sleeplessness due to mental restlessness. Nervous excitability, over-active brain, hyperactive children,
neuralgia, twitching of limbs, constrictive headache.
· Herb of choice for treating insomnia.
· Aids transition into restful sleep without any narcotic hangover.
· Used as an anti-spasmodic re Parkinson’s disease, seizures, hysteria.
· Very effective for nerve pain re neuralgia and viral infections such as shingles.
· Asthma – where much spasmodic activity especially when associated with tension.
Contraindications: Use low doses in pregnancy.
Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis)
Actions: Anti-bacterial, anti-depressant, anti-spasmodic, antiseptic, circulatory tonic, stimulant, diuretic, sedative.
· Flatulent dyspepsia, headache or depression associated with debility.
· Externally used to treat muscular pain, sciatica and neuralgia.
· Circulatory and nervine stimulant.
· Toning and calming effect on the digestion, therefore good for psychological tension.
· Migraine headache or those from high blood pressure.
· Aids function of the liver.
· Strengthens blood vessels by decreasing capillary fragility and permeability.
Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium)
Actions: Anti-migraine, anti-rheumatic, febrifuge, bitter, carminative, tranquilliser, diuretic, anti-spasmodic,
laxative, vermifuge, anti-thrombotic, vasodilator, anti-inflammatory.
Uses: Protection against clot formation. Meniere’s disease, vertigo; painful, absent or irregular menstruation,
psoriasis; inflammatory rheumatism, arthritis.
· Migraine preventative.
· Best taken as fresh leaf (eaten) or cold tea of dried herb. Less effective if subjected to heat.
Contraindications: Not used in pregnancy or by women on the contraceptive pill. Allergic effects (rare): mouth ulcer, sore tongue, skin rash.
Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)
Actions: Excellent gentle sedative, anti-spasmodic, carminative, anti-inflammatory, analgesic,
antiseptic, vulnerary, aromatic, bitter, diaphoretic,
nervine, sedative, tonic, anti-microbial.
Uses: Peptic ulcers, Candida, anxiety, insomnia, indigestion, inflammations, PMS.
Contraindications: Rare contact skin allergy.
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