Herbal Remedies and Medicinal Uses of Daisies:
It is good for wounds in the breast, and very fitting to be kept both in oils, ointments, and plaisters, as also in syrup. The greater wild Daisy, is a very good wound herb. The juice of the small Daisy reduces inflammation of the liver, and the other inward parts.
A decoction cures ulcers and pustules in the mouth or tongue, or in the secret parts. The leaves bruised and applied, reduce swellings. A decoction made of Daisies, and Wallwort, and Agrimony, and places fomented therewith warm, gives ease to the palsy, sciatica, or gout. An ointment made thereof relieves inflamed wounds.
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This page and the rest of the encyclopedia of medicinal herbs was reproduced from old herbals written in the 1700 and 1800s. They are of historical interest to show the traditional uses of various herbs based on folk medicine and ancient wisdom. However the traditional uses for these herbs have not been confirmed by medical science and in some cases may actually be dangerous. Do not use the these herbs for any use, medicinal or otherwise, without first consulting a qualified doctor.
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