The seeds of the Amomum Granum Paradisae, belonging to a genus of plants, all of which bear aromatic seeds. These grains are stimulant, aromatic, and tonic, and have been given in large doses with good effect in agues, and paralysis. They are also used to give strength to beer, wine, &e. In modera­tion, they certainly improve those beverages, and act as a tonic. In veterinary practice, they are very serviceable in the diseases of animals, as a permanent stimulant.
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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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