cattail moonshine pt 2

Today I’m sharing more medical knowledge from the book

Cattail Moonshine & Milkweed Medicine.

If you haven’t checked it out yet, this is a fraction of

the good information mixed with beautiful artwork in the book.

It’s one of the prettiest books I’ve seen!

Echinacea-immune system, poison, wounds, headaches

Elderberry-cold, flu, cough, fever, stomach, intestinal cramping, Vit A & C, strep, ecoli, cancer, bug repellent

Gooseberries & currants– throat, eyewash, Vit C, circulatory, liver, cancer, skin, joints, PMS

Hawthorn-leaves & flowers edible, heart tonic, diuretic, lower LDL

Hibiscus-rash, Vit C, lowers blood pressure

Hickory– headaches, bug repellent, rheumatoid, syrup

Horse Chestnut (buckeye)- fevers, joint pain, diarrhea, dysentery, malaria, vascular, flour

Horsetail-mineral rich

Maple-sore throat, poison antidote, wounds, measles, menstrual, food syrup, antibacterial anti diabetic, anti cancer, minerals

Mesquite-high in sugar, protein, calcium, iron,syrup, flour

Mexican cacao-wounds, snakebites, anti inflammatory, astringent, antiseptic, antibiotic, lower blood pressure. heart disease

Milkweed-latex wart removal, eyewash, snow blindness, pleurisy, heart, emetic, poising

Nettles-whole body tonic, digestion, allergies, respiratory, skin, blood, prostate, muscle joint pain, arthritis, stomach, childbirth

North American Mint– cramping, antiseptic, stimulant, decongestant, hiccups, toothache, fevers, headaches, breath, colic

Oak-acorns food

Panic grass-grain food and mushroom medium

Passionflower-sleep, stress, anxiety, pain, cuts, bruises, sedative

Persimmon-diarrhea, warts, thrush, heartburn

Pine-expectorant, wounds, splinter cactus removal, Vit C

Prickly pear & cholla-food, Vit C

Raspberry & Blackberry-food, diarrhea, throat, whole body, reproductive

Saw palmetto-enlarged prostate, nocturia (excessive night urination),

Spruce-chewing gum, Vit C, burns, wounds, muscle pain

Squash-food, oil, diuretic, prostate, parasites, burns, sores, boils, laxative

Sunflower-wounds, fatigue, respiratory, warts, food, oil, protein

Valerian-sedative, pain, migraines

Walnuts-anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, food, heart, bones, fiber, brain

Wild rice-food, stomach pain burns

Wild rose-diarrhea, throats, skin, eyes, zinc, Vit C

Wild yam-colic, menstrual cramps, childbirth, aphrodisiac, intestinal pain, arthritis, IBS, fungal, yeast infections, early birth control

Willow-pain, inflammation, spasms, aspirin, blood thinner

Witch hazel-food, finding water, astringent, skin protectant, analgesic, antiviral, sores, inflammation, rashes, psoriasis, eczema, dry skin, insect bites, hemorrhoids

Yew-birth control, arthritis, tuberculosis, kidney, wounds, ovarian & breast cancer

Yucca-soap, joint pain, laxative

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