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Illustrated Phytotherapy Vol. 2 by T Deschauer

Illustrated Phytotherapy Vol. 2 by T Deschauer

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Barbarea Vulgaris

COMMON AND FOREIGN NAMES: Winter Watercress, Winter Cress, Yellow
Rocket Herb. Barbarakraut.

Illustrated Phytotherapy Vol. 2 by Deschauer — Page 70

HABITAT: Europe, U. S. A.

PART USED: Plant.

CHIEF CONSTITUENTS: Volatile oil rich in nitrogen, iodine,
iron, phosphates, potash.

PROPERTIES AND USES:
Plant: A-sco. Pec. Det.

Seed:
Acr. Lit.

Excellent for
creating

an
appetite. The
herb purifies
the blood, is
good for scurvy
and promotes
urination. The
tea is also used
to

wash

wounds

and
ulcers. Used internally to kill worms.
The juice will clear the face from
blotches. A decoction of the seeds is
very valuable for gravel and stones in
kidneys or bladder. The herb is often
used in the form of a salad. It is said
that if eaten a handful every morning
on an empty stomach, that it will be a
great help in ailments of the lungs..

Herb Barbara should not be taken by
women who are in the family way.

Dose: Juice: 1 to 2 fl. ozs.

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