Root (Chamaelirium luteum) Reproductive tonic, used for delayed menses,
leukorrhea ovarian pain, female infertility, male impotence. Contains estrogen precursors.
Eases vomiting in pregnancy (small doses). Helps prevent threatened miscarriage.
Fennel Seed (Foeniculum
vulgare) Aids digestion; relieves flatulence and colic; expels mucous; increases
lactation; aids weight loss; flavoring agent; increases digestibility of other herbs.
Anti-inflammatory, used for rheumatoid arthritis, migraine headache relief(long term
basis), asthma and bronchitis. Mild febrifuge, especially good for children. Topically to
relieve swelling from insect bites.
(Scrophularia spp.) Internally and topically for eczema, scrofula, cradle cap psoriasis,
itching and irritated skin. Avoid in cases of tachycardia.
Folic Acid (Folacin) is important in red blood
cell formation. It aids the metabolism of proteins, and is necessary for growth and
division of body cells. Signs of deficiency include poor growth,
gastrointestinal disorders, anemia, and poor memory. Recommended amounts (to avoid
deficiency disease, not for optimal health): Infants: 0.03 - 0.045 mg;
Children: 0.1 - 0.4 mg; Adults: 0.4 mg. There are no known toxic