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what are lymphagogues? what can they help resolve? energetics generally? some are potentially what?

agents that stimulate the movement of lymphatic fluid, thereby relieving congestion and edema and accelerating the removal of waste products
can help resolve infxn and inflammation
generally cooling and stimulating
some are potentially toxic or irritating

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latin name for red root?
family:

latin name for red root? Ceanothus americanus
family: rhamnaceae

3

latin name of red root?
preparation of:
tincture
fluid extract
decoction

red root= ceanothus americanus
preparation and dosage
root tincture: 1:4, 20-40 drops 1-4 x's/d
fluid extract: 1-30 ggt
decoction: 1 tsp/c water taken a few tablespoons at a time throughout the day

4

latin name for cleavers?
family:

latin name for cleavers? gallium aparine
family: rubiaceae

5

latin name of cleavers?
preparation and dosage:
tincture
fresh juice or succus
infusion

latin name of cleavers? gallium aparine
preparation and dosage:
tincture- 1:1 fresh plus dry plant, 30-60 ggt 3x's/d
fresh juice or succus- 3-15 mL 3x's/d
infusion- 2-4 g infused in 60-120 mL of water taken 3 x's/d

6

latin name for poke root?
family:

latin name for poke root? phytolacca americana
family: phytolaccaceae

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latin name for poke root?
preparation and dosage:
tincture
olive oil root extract

latin name for poke root? phytolacca americana
preparation and dosage:
tincture- 1-30 ggts 3x's/d
olive oil root extract- used topically for mastitis and lymphatic swellings

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latin name for poke root?
toxic constituents in poke root? how do you decrease toxicity? what amount of root is toxic to adults? what amount of berries is fatal to children, adults? sxs of overdose?

latin name: phytolacca americana
toxic constituents: phytolaccigenin, phytolaccine, phytolaccotoxin
toxicity decreased w/heat and drying
less than 2 g of root is toxic to adults
less than or equal to 10 berries is fatal to children and 1/2 oz of berries is fatal in adults
sxs of overdose: n/v, tingling throughout body, hypotension, respiratory failure, severe gastroenteritis, diarrhea, BM depression, death from respiratory or cardiac depression

9

latin name for marigold?
family:

latin name for marigold? Calendula officinalis
family: asteraceae

10

latin name for marigold?
dosage and preparation:
tincture
FE
infusion

latin name for marigold? calendula officinalis
dosage and preparation:
tincture- 30-60 ggt TID
FE- 10-40 ggt TID
infusion- 1-4 g flowers/240 mL water

11

latin name for Queen's root?
family:

latin name for Queen's root? Stillingia sylvatica
family: euphorbiaceae

12

latin name for Queen's root?
dosage and preparation:
fresh root tincture
recently dried root infusion
recently dried root

latin name for Queen's root? Stillingia sylvatica
dosage and preparation:
fresh root tincture- 1:1:4, 10-30 ggt 1-3x's/d
recently dried root infusion- 1 tsp/c water infused for 25 mins
recently dried root- small piece chewed occasionally throughout the day

13

latin name for purple coneflower?
family:

latin name for purple coneflower? Echinacea spp.
family: asteraceae

14

latin name for purple cone flower?
dosage and preparation:
decoction
tincture

latin name for purple cone flower? echinacea spp.
dosage and preparation:
decoction- 1-2 tsp/c TID
tincture- 1-5 mL (1:5, 40-50%) TID

15

latin name for red clover?
family:

latin name for red clover? trifolium pratense
family: fabaceae

16

latin name for poke root?
family:

phytolacca americana
family: phytolaccaceae

17

latin name for poke root?
part used:

phytolacca americana
part used: root, some of berries, w/o seeds

18

latin name for red root?
part used:

Ceanothus americanus
part used: root

19

latin name for red root?
energetics:

latin name for red root? Ceanothus americanus
energetics: drying

20

latin name for red root?
actions (4):

latin name for red root? Ceanothus americanus
actions (4): lymphagogue, astringent, sedative, expectorant

21

latin name for red root?
indications:

latin name for red root? Ceanothus americanus
indications: cough, bronchitis, pharyngitis, asthma, splenic enlargement, dysentery

22

latin name for red root?
cautions/c/is:

latin name for red root? Ceanothus americanus
cautions/c/is: speculative, may antagonize anticoagulants, may accelerate coagulation

23

latin name for cleavers?
part used:

latin name for cleavers? gallium aparine
part used: fresh aerial parts

24

latin name for cleavers?
energetics:

latin name for cleavers? gallium aparine
energetics: cooling, drying

25

latin name for cleavers?
actions (5):

latin name for cleavers? gallium aparine
actions (5): lymphagogue, diuretic, nutritive, vulnerary, refrigerant

26

latin name for cleavers?
indications:

latin name for cleavers? gallium aparine
indications: lymphadenopathy, tonsillitis, nodular growths under the skin, painful urinary tract conditions, KD and bladder inflammation

27

latin name for cleavers?
cautions/c/is:

latin name for cleavers? gallium aparine
cautions/c/is: none reported

28

latin name for poke root?
part used:

latin name for poke root? phytolacca americana
part used: root, some use of berries w/o seeds

29

latin name for poke root?
energetics:

latin name for poke root? phytolacca americana
energetics: cooling

30

latin name for poke root?
actions (5):

latin name for poke root? phytolacca americana
actions (5): lymphagogue, antiviral, emetic, purgative, laxative

31

latin name for poke root?
indications:

latin name for poke root? phytolacca americana
indications: hard, painful glandular swellings, mastitis

32

latin name for poke root?
cautions/c/is:

latin name for poke root? phytolacca americana
cautions/c/is: PG

33

latin name for marigold?
energetics:

latin name for marigold? calendula officinalis
energetics: drying

34

latin name for marigold?
actions (4):

latin name for marigold? calendula officinalis
actions (5): lymphagogue, vulnerary, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, antiseptic

35

latin name for marigold?
indications:

latin name for marigold? calendula officinalis
indications: lymphatic congestion w/predilection for chest, axilla and inguinal crease

36

latin name for marigold?
cautions/c/is:

latin name for marigold? calendula officinalis
cautions/c/is: PG, allergy to asteraceae family

37

latin name for Queen's root?
part used:

latin name for Queen's root? Stillingia sylvatica
part used: fresh root

38

latin name for Queen's root?
energetics:

latin name for Queen's root? Stillingia sylvatica
energetics: stimulating

39

latin name for Queen's root?
actions (4):

latin name for Queen's root? Stillingia sylvatica
actions (4): lymphagogue, alterative, emetic, cathartic

40

latin name for Queen's root?
indications:

latin name for Queen's root? Stillingia sylvatica
indications: dry, red, irritated mucous membranes of the larynx, pharynx, bronchi, croupy cough

41

latin name for Queen's root?
toxicity:

latin name for Queen's root? Stillingia sylvatica
toxicity: sylvacrol (in fresh root tincture) may cause GI burning, diarrhea, n/v, tachycardia, muscular weakness, and prostration

42

latin name for purple coneflower?
part used:

latin name for purple coneflower? Echinacea spp.
part used: root, rhizome, whole plant

43

latin name for purple coneflower?
energetics:

latin name for purple coneflower? Echinacea spp.
energetics: cooling, drying, stimulating

44

latin name for purple coneflower?
actions (7):

latin name for purple coneflower? Echinacea spp.
actions (7): immunomodulator, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, stimulates leukocytes, inhibits hyaluronidase, enhances phagocytosis, lymphagogue, vulnerary

45

latin name for purple coneflower?
indications:

latin name for purple coneflower? Echinacea spp.
indications: infection, sepsis, pharyngitis, snake bites, ulcers

46

latin name for purple coneflower?
cautions/c/is:

latin name for purple coneflower? Echinacea spp.
cautions/c/is: avoid use w/inflammatory AI dzs

47

latin name for red clover?
part used:

latin name for red clover? trifolium pratense
part used: flower

48

latin name for red clover?
energetics:

latin name for red clover? trifolium pratense
energetics: cooling

49

latin name for red clover?
actions (7):

latin name for red clover? trifolium pratense
actions (7): alterative, antitumor, antitussive, antispasmodic, phytoestrogenic, anti-inflammatory, lymphagogue

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latin name for red clover?
indications:

latin name for red clover? trifolium pratense
indications: CA, gout, arthritis, acne, spasmodic cough, cachexia, burns w/poor healing, ulcers of skin or mucous membranes, TB or inflammation of lungs