Saturday, October 27, 2012

The amazing dandelion use for an assortment of ills

Dandelion tea for liver and kidneys

Dose, 1 tablespoonful, three times a day.

1 OZ. Broom tops,
1/2 oz. Juniper berries,
1/2 oz. Dandelion root,
1 1/2 pint water.

cayenne


Boil in gredients for 10 minutes, then strain and add a small quantity of cayenne.


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Dandelion Tea for jaundice child

give frequently in teaspoonful doses.

1 OZ. Dandelion root,
1/2 oz. Ginger root,
1/2 oz. Caraway seed,
1/2 oz. Cinnamon bark,
1/4 oz. Senna leaves,
3 pints water,
1/2 lb sugar

Gently boil in 3 pints of water down to 1 1/2 pint, strain, dissolve sugar in hot liquid, bring to a boil again, skim all impurities that come to the surface when clear, put on one side to cool, and give frequently in teaspoonful doses.
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Dandelion Tea for gall stones

take a wine glassful every two hours.

1 OZ. Dandelion root,
1 OZ. Parsley root,
1 OZ. Balm herb,
1/2 OZ. Ginger root,
1/2 OZ. Licorice root.
2 qts water

Place in 2 quarts of water and gently simmer down to 1 quart, strain and serve

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Dandelion Tea for Dropsy

The use of this tea is efficacious in bilious affections, and is also much approved of in the treatment of dropsy.

1 OZ. of Dandelion root

Infuse 1 OZ. of Dandelion in a pint of boiling water for 10 minutes; decant, sweeten with honey, and drink several glasses in the course of the day.

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Dandelion Tea for Dizziness

take a wineglassful after meals for biliousness and dizziness.

1 OZ. Dandelion root,
1 OZ. Black Horehound herb,
1/2 OZ. Sweet Flag root,
1/4 OZ. Mountain Flax.
3 pints water

 Simmer the whole in 3 pints of water down to 1 1/2 pint, strain and serve

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Dandelion Tea for your Liver

Use in a sluggish state of the liver.

2 OZ. of freshly-sliced Dandelion root
1 OZ. of compound tincture of Horseradish.
2 pints water

take 2 OZ. of freshly-sliced Dandelion root, and boil in 2 pints of water until it comes to 1 pint; then add 1 OZ. of compound tincture of Horseradish. Dose, from 2 to 4 OZ.

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