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Chionanthus virginicus

Fringetree Bark

Chionanthus virginicus Part Used: The root bark. Constituents: Phyllyrin, a lignin glycoside, Chionanthin. Actions: Hepatic, cholagogue, alterative, diuretic, tonic, antemetic, laxative. Indications: This valuable herb may be safely used in all...

Galega officinalis

Goat’s Rue

Galega officinalis Papilionaceae Names: French Lilac. Habitat: Grows wild in Europe, naturalized in Britain. Collection: The stalks with the leaves and flowers are gathered at the time of flowering, which is between July and August. Dry in the shade...

PCOS and syndrome X

Q I’ve heard a lot recently about syndrome X, but I don’t really understand what it is. Can you please explain what the symptoms are, who is likely to develop it and how it can be treated? - AJ, Plymouth

Polycystic problems

Q My 23-year-old girlfriend suffers from irregular periods and serious pelvic pain. She is slim and blood tests show normal hormone levels. Yet, a year ago, her ultrasound was highly suggestive of polycystic ovaries. Her periods have regulated...

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