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Fleabane has hemostatic principles and is of value in light internal hemorrhages and mennorhagia and metrorrhagia. It is also used to stop nosebleeds. The essential oil is sometimes used, 2 drops dissolved in a tablespoon of vodka and blended into a cup of water with one-half teaspoon of honey. In the late 1800s and early 1900s doctors used fleabane for kidney and bladder diseases and hemorrhages. The herb tea is sometimes used for colds and other respiratory infections because of its anti-inf
Herbal hormone regulators and astringent herbs can be useful, but when the condition is chronic, a total health program based on one's constitution is essential.
Herbal treatment includes uterine astringent herbs, hormonal balancing herbs, blood-moving herbs, or local immune stimulants for external application.
For minor external hemorrhages, apply an herbal styptic to the site of bleeding. Internal hemmorhages can be treated with a choline-containing anti-hemorrhagic. If the bleeding continues, consult a qualified practitioner as soon as possible.
If the fever comes on quickly as a response to a viral infection, then internal heat-clearing herbs can be used to manage the fever. This kind of internal heat the body generates in response to infections can be cleared through the urine with the help of cooling and aquaretic herbs. Herbal antipyretics help "turn down" the body's temperature control thermostat in the hypothalamus, and thus the metabolic generation of heat, in the same way aspirin works to lower a fever. When a fev
Pennyroyal (), known as American pennyroyal, and , known as English or European pennyroyal, are both members of the Lamiaceae or mint family. These two beneficial herbs, though classified in differens....