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Asclepias tuberosa

Pleurisy Root

Asclepias tuberosa Asclepiadaceae Names: Butterfly Weed. Habitat: USA Collection: The rhizome should be unearthed in March or April. Clean,split and dry. Part Used: Rhizome. Constituents: * Cardenolides, including asclepiadin * Flavonoids; rutin...

Allium sativum

Garlic

Allium sativum Liliaceae Habitat: Cultivated worldwide. Collection: The bulb with its numerous cloves should be unearthed when the leaves begin to wither in September. They should be stored in a cool dry place. Part Used: Bulb. Constituents:...

Eupatorium perfoliatum

Boneset

Eupatorium perfoliatum Compositae Names : Feverwort Habitat : N. America Collection : Boneset should be collected as soon as the flowers open in August or September. Part Used : Dried aerial parts Constituents : Sesquiterpene lactones ; eupafolin...

Influenza

Influenza is a viral infection of the respiratory tract that is very contagious and is spread by contact with an infected person, and can reach epidemic proportions in the winter months. Dr. Janet Zand discusses the common causes and outlines a...

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