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Reasons Why You Should Not Uproot This Herb At Your Backyard

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By JAYLONJEFF | self meida writer
Published 12 days ago - 1093 views
  • Leaves and whole plant are digestive, diuretic, and febrifuge, hypotensive, narcotic, anesthetic, sedative and stimulant.
  • It is used internally in the treatment of sore eyes, diarrhea, nausea, indigestion, colic, hiccups, rheumatism, malaria and feverish illnesses.
  • Externally, it is used to treat scorpion bites and to remove ticks.
  • Use of the plant depresses the central nervous system, whilst it is also reputedly anesthetic and hallucinogenic.
  • Lucida was one of the most widely used medicinal plants in western Mexico.
  • Whole plant is dried and made into a tea by Indians for treating scorpion bites, fever, ague, and diarrhea and also as an aphrodisiac.
  • Leaves are softened in water and taken internally to cure hiccups.
  • In ceremonies, the Huichol Indians from the Sierra Madre Mountains reportedly have visions when smoking the herb in combination with the consumption of fermented Tarragon tea, which is prepared the same way ‘Sinicuichi’ is prepared.
  • also consider it for natural beauty.

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