Strong Decoction, 2-3 ounces to 3X a day. When the tree is wounded, the inner bark produces a balsam. WHOLE PLANT. Tincture [1:5, 95% alcohol] 10-20 drops. Standard Infusion as needed. HERB. Tincture [Fresh Plant, 1:2, Dry Plant, 1:5, 50% alcohol], 30-90 drops to Standard Infusion, 2-4 ounces as needed. ILLICIUM (Star Anise) GUTIERREZIA (Escoba de la Vibora) ECOSYSTEM CONNECTIONS HERB. The purpose of this website is to promote broad consumer understanding and knowledge of various health topics. Tincture [Fresh Plant, 1:2] 20-40 drops to 3X a day. Tincture [Fresh Root, 1:2, Dry Root, 1:5, 60% alcohol] 30-90 drops, all 3X a day. Standard Infusion 2-3 ounces. CARDAMOMUM (Cardamom Seeds) BASAL LEAVES and FLOWERING STALKS. Fresh Plant Tincture [1:4] 5-20 drops up to 4X a day. WHOLE PLANT. Fresh Plant Tincture [1:2] 20-30 drops. Fresh Plant Tincture, 1:2, 15-30 drops in warm water. Cold Infusion, 2-4 ounces similarly. Standard Infusion, 1-2 ounces. TABEBUIA (Lapacho, Pau D’Arco, Ipe Roxo, Amapa) CHRYSANTHEMUM PARTHENIUM (Tanacetum , Pyrethrum, Feverfew) All forms to 4X a day.ESCHSCHOLTZIA. Medicinal Uses of Sweet Gum The Cherokee and Choctaw also combined the resin with strawberrybush to make a beverage of unknown appeal, and the resin, when hardened and sticky, was chewed as a gum. Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol] 10-60 drops. The Cherokee and other tribes used the resin to calm nervousness. Standard Infusion 4-8 ounces. Fresh plant juice, 1/2 to 1 teaspoon, all to 4X a day. USE WITH CARE. SEEDS. Tincture [Fresh Plant, 1:2, Dry Plant, 1:5, 50% alcohol] 1-2 teaspoons, all to 3X a day. Standard Infusion for topical use. ROOT. RHIZOME/STEMS. If you walk by a sweetgum tree, now you know they can be useful. EREMOCARPUS (Turkey Mullein) SIMMONDSIA (Jojoba, Goatnut) Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol], 1/2 to 1 teaspoon in cup of warm water, to 4X a day. ROOT and RHIZOME. PASSIFLORAM (Passion Flower) CARYOPHYLLUS (Cloves) Standard Infusion, 2-4 ounces. KIRIN (dark red Chinese cured root) 5-20 drops. Tincture [1:5, 65% alcohol] 10-30 drops. Fluidextract [1:1, 55% alcohol] 10-25 drops. The sweet gum tree has long been used for medicinal purposes and as a source of hardwood for furniture. Avoid prolonged use; Euonymus can irritate the biliary functions. Strong Decoction 2-4 ounces morning and evening for three or four days, followed by Senna Pods or a moderate saline purgative. Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol] 10-20 drops in hot water, to 3X a day. Cold Infusion, 2-6 ounces, as needed. History/Lore Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol] 10-90 drops. WARNING: this will color feces a festive green. Tincture [Fresh Root, 1:2] 1/2 to 1 teaspoon. DROSERA (Sundew) USE WITH CARE. Cold Infusion, 1-2 ounces, both to 2X a day. POPULUS TREMULIODES (Aspen) DOSAGE: These are all given for ADULTS; give kids simple stuff. Capsules, #00, 6-10 a day. Fresh or frozen juice, 1-2 tablespoons to 4X a day. Tincture [1:5, 95% alcohol] 5-20 drops. VIOLA ODORATA (Violet) *ASCLEPIAS ASPERULA (Inmortal, Antelope Horns, Spider Milkweed) Fresh Tincture [1:2] 20-40 drops, both to 4X a day. Poultice as needed. USE WITH CARE. MENISPERMUM (Yellow Parilla, Moonseed) See MAHONIA (Oregon Grape) as well. Same as Arctostaphylos spp. LICHEN.Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol], 20-30 drops, to 4X a day. *LOPHOPHORA (Peyote, Mescal Buttons) HYDRANGEA (Seven Barks) HERB. Fresh Plant Tincture, [1:2] 10-25 drops. BERRIES. drops to 5X a day. AILANTHUS ALTISSIMA (Tree of Heaven) The tea is a widely used hair rinse. The bark attaches itself to these in plates edgewise instead of laterally, and a piece of the leafless branch with the aid of a little imagination readily takes on a reptilian form; indeed, the tree is sometimes called “alligatorwood”. Tincture [1:10, 95% alcohol] 3-10 drops to 3X a day. Storax is safe when used in food amounts and seems to be safe for most people when used appropriately in medicinal amounts. Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol] 30-90 drops to 4X a day. PICRAENA (Picrasma, Quassia) LEAVES. ARBUTUS (Madrone) The Sweet Gum tree is the sand spur of the forest. Same as above. Tincture [Fresh Corm, slightly wilted, 1:2, 50% alcohol] 2-10 drops. ROOT. As an ornamental tree, the species has a drawback—the branches may have ridges or “wings” that cause more surface area, increasing weight of snow and ice accumulation on the tree. It’s power and energy lost forever. FRAXINUS (Ash) WHOLE FLOWERING PLANT.Tincture [FRESH 1:2, DRY 1:5, 50% alcohol] Cold Infusion, 2-4 ounces. Standard Infusion, 1-4 ounces. FLOWERING BRANCHES.Standard Infusion 1-2 ounces to 3X a day. HERB. Cold Infusion 2-4 ounces, Standard Infusion 3-6 ounces, to 3X a day. Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol] 10-30 drops, to 3X a day. HARPAGOPHYTUM PROCUMBENS (Devil’s Claw) Tincture [Fresh Root, 1:2, Dry Root, 1:5, 70% alcohol], 20-60 drops up to 5X a day. HERB. ADIANTUM (Maidenhair Fern) Strong Decoction, 1-4 ounces, both to 4X a day. FLOWERING HERB. USE WITH CARE. Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol] 30-60 drops, to 3X a day. Standard Infusion, as needed. Tincture [Fresh plant, 1:2], 5-20 drops, up to 3X a day. HAMAMELIS (Witch Hazel) LEAVES. Tincture [Fresh Berry, 1:2, Dry Berries, 1:5, 80% alcohol] 30-90 drops. The dry plant is far less active, but a Standard Infusion can be taken, 3-6 ounces. Capsules, #00, 1-3. Cold Infusion, 1-3 ounces, all forms to 3X a day. Strong Decoction, 1/2 to 2 tablespoons. Cold Infusion of bark or shredded pieces, as needed. GUAIACUM OFFICINALE (Lignum Vitae, Guaiac Wood) RECENT HERB. Cold Infusion (root, leaves, or both) 1-3 ounces to 4X a day, or 4 ounces in 8 ounces warm water for douche or enema. Constant use of the dry root can induce mental agitation. Many of the medicinal properties of sweetgum are derived from the resinous sap that exudes when the outer bark of the tree has been damaged. Strong Decoction or Cold Infusion, 2-4 ounces, topically applied, or as a mouthwash. Fluidextract [1:1, 50% alc.] *ARISTOLOCHIA SERPENTARIA (Virginia Snakeroot, Serpentaria) *ASCLEPIAS CORNUTA (Common Milkweed) SEED. See also Cassia marilandica. THELESPERMA (Cota, Navajo Tea) Properties and Uses: The gum (resin) is stimulating and moderately relaxing, warming yet pleasant to the taste, and mild in action. CUPRESSUS (Cypress) SEED. Only use whole seeds internally; grinding results in changes to the oils, creating irritating lipids. Ivy contact. SHIU-CHIU (light red Chinese cured) 10-30 drops. The leaves also contain many of the medicinally active compounds. USE WITH CARE.CRATAEGUS (Hawthorn) “True”(properly “False”) Unicorn Root) The vicious seed pods have impaled many a forager and has done much to ruin the Sweet Gums reputation. Capsules, #00, 2-3 at a time. ROOT and BERRIES. Many of the medicinal properties of sweetgum come from storax as well as essential oils extracted from the leaves. *ANGELICA SINENSIS (Dong Quai, Tang Kwei) *TRIBULUS (Puncture Vine, Goat’s Head) HERB.Tincture [Fresh Plant,1:2,Dry Plant (recent) 1:5,50% alcohol] 20-60 drops PAULLINIA (Guarana) CHAMAELIRIUM (Helonias, Unicorn Root ) 10,000-7000 BC). DIPSACUS (Teasel) Strong Decoction or Cold Infusion, 2-4 ounces. COPAIFERA (Copaiba) The leaves of the sweetgum alternate and have “maple-like” star shaped leaves. The information, including but not limited to, text, graphics, images and other material contained on this website are for informational purposes only. RECENT FLOWERING HERB. Strong Decoction, 2-3 ounces. BETULA (Birch) American Sweetgum Standard Infusion, 2-4 ounces to 3X a day. Strong Decoction or powder for external use, 1-2 ounces for mouthwash. FLOWERING PLANT. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. BARK. Strong Decoction, as needed. I was very distressed a few years later when I learned that they had cut the massive tree down to build a parking lot in its place. Visit our guidelines. USE WITH CARE. RHAMNUS CALIFORNICA (California Buckthorn, Coffeeberry) *EUONYMUS (Wahoo, Burning Bush) Cold Infusion, 2-3 ounces, or topically for bruises. HERACLEUM (Cow Parsnip, Yerba del Oso) Tincture [Fresh Herb, 1:2, Dry Herb, 1:5, 75% alcohol] 20-30 drops, to 5X a day. ROOT. Tincture [Fresh plant, 1:2, Dry herb, 1:5, 50% alcohol] 30-60 drops, to 4X a day. Salves were used to treat sores, wounds and ulcers. Standard Infusion, 2-3 ounces as a hair rinse. HERB. SERENOA (Saw Palmetto, Sabal) Standard Infusion of recent herb, 3-4 ounces, to 3X a day. Standard Infusion or simple tea as needed. Tincture [1:5, 95% alcohol] 5-15 drops in a little honey for internal use, mixed with water or a little oil for external use.THOSE WITH BEE ALLERGIES MAY NOT BE ABLE TO USE PROPOLIS. Standard Infusion as needed. Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol] 30-60 drops to 4X a day. Along the rivers of the south-eastern United States, Sweet gums exceed 125 ft. in height and 4 ft. in diameter. ROOT. CHELIDONIUM (Greater Celandine) Cold Infusion, 1-2 ounces, to 5X a day. Sweetgum was mentioned in writing by historians traveling with Cortes who witnessed the Aztecs using sweetgum to flavor the tobacco they smoked. Dutchman’s Pipe) *ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA (Pleurisy Root) NICOTIANA (Tobacco) Tincture [1:5, 75% alcohol] 5-10 drops. As the resin ages, it solidifies, the form in which it was historically exported in barrels. a day. 10-15 grams. Cold Infusion 2-4 ounces. HERB. For this it was taken as an infusion (tea). Capsules, #00, 2-3 , morning and evenings. I remember when I was in grade school there was a very large and magnificent Sweet Gum Tree on our playground. Standard Infusion, 2-6 ounces. It is soluble in alcohol, chloroform, ether, oil, lard, or fats, softens in warm weather, and becomes harder in cold. Ads are what helps us bring you premium content! Standard Infusion, as needed. Be conservative with older folks, the chronically ill, and nursing mothers. Cold Infusion 2-6 ounces, to 3X a day. JUGLANS CINERIA (Butternut Bark) EPIPACTIS GIGANTEA (Stream Orchid, “Helleborine”) Standard Infusion, 2-6 ounces, to 2X a day. They are typically about 1–1.5 inches (25–38 mm) in diameter and are covered with rusty hairs. BARK and ROOTBARK. See Frangula, RHAMNUS PURSHIANA (Cascara Sagrada) Dry Plant Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol] 30-60 drops, all to 3X a day. Extracts derived from sweetgum trees have shown potential as antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents, and chemo preventive agents as well as anticonvulsant effects, which may make them suitable in the treatment of epilepsy. Find patient medical information for Allergenic Extract-Tree Pollen-Sweet Gum Injection on WebMD including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings. In parts of the deep South it is called alligator wood, gum tree, or incense tree. The branches carry layers of cork. Fresh Tincture [1:2] 10-25 drops in water, frequently. Cold Infusion, 2-4 ounces, both to 3X a day. HYPTIS (Desert Lavender) Tincture [Fresh Flowers, 1:2, Dry Flowers, 1:5, 70% alcohol] 5-30 drops, to 4X a day. Infusion, 1/2 to 2 tablespoons in water or fruit juice. ALLIUM SATIVUM (Garlic) CUBEBA (Piper cubeba, Cubeb Berries) EUPHRASIA (Eyebright) BARK OF ROOT. HERB. Sweet gum resin or sap may stick to your teeth. Standard Infusion, 4-6 ounces to 3X a day. 4X a day. Pea-sized piece chewed and swallowed as expectorant. ROOT. Tincture [1:5, 60% alc.] ERIODICTYON (Yerba Santa) USE BOTH SEEDS and HERB WITH CARE. Capsules, #00, 1-2, all to 3X a day. Alone, for short term use; safe for extended use as a low dose formula constituent. LEAF. FRESH PLANT. *MENTHA PULEGIUM (European Pennyroyal) *AMYGDALIS PERSICA (Peach Tree) Fill to the top with alcohol such as Vodka or Pure Grain Alcohol and let it steep for 6 weeks. Tincture [1:5, 80% alcohol], 5-20 drops, and diluted for mouth wash. Tincture [1:5, 95% alcohol], 10-30 drops as needed. All forms to 4X a day. That is to say, it can help nursing mother boost the milk supply naturally. ... For side effects in people after ... Beutler JJ. *DAUCUS CAROTA (Carrot, Wild Carrot) INTERNAL: Standard Infusion [lightly roasted twigs], 2-4 ounces. Wood Tincture [1:5, 80% alcohol] 25-50 drops. Tincture [1:2, 95% alcohol], diluted in two or three parts of water for topical use. BARK. Same as previous, but safer for extended use, as is A. californica. Standard Infusion drops in hot water. All above forms to 3X a day. FRESH PLANT. Fresh plant tincture [1:2], 10-30 drops. JUGLANS MAJOR (Black Walnut) Standard Infusion, 4-8 ounces. Standard Infusion, 2-4 ounces to 4X a day.DRACONTIUM (Symplocarpus, Skunk Cabbage) Cold Infusion, 2-4 ounce to 3X a day. Fresh Plant Tincture [1:2], 15-30 drops. An herbal tincture is an alcohol-based liquid into which the properties of one or more herbs have been infused. ROOT. Liquidambar styraciflua According to the USDA plant database (plants.usda.gov), FLOWERING TOPS. In addition, another ingenious use of gum balls is for a low breast milk supply. Although sweetgums are prolific and long-lived, they are sensitive to urban sprawl and drought. LIQUIDAMBER (Sweet Gum Tree) BALSAM. ARALIA NUDICAULIS (“American Sarsaprilla”) Tincture [Fresh Root 1:2, Dry Root, 1:10, 65% alcohol] 2-10 drops. Take in evening for morning effect. ROOT. 15-30 drops to 5X a day.Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol] 1/2 to 1 teaspoon to 4X a day. COLA NITIDA (Kola Nut) Standard Infusion, 2-4 ounces, to 5X a day. If you walk by a sweetgum tree, now you know they can be useful Cold or Standard Infusion as needed. FUCUS (Bladderwrack, seawrack) SUMBUL (Ferula sumbul, Musk Root, Jatamansi) Cold or Standard Infusion, as needed. Unlike its antispasmodic relative, Petasites, which can irritate the liver when used excessively, this is a simple and safe cough therapy. BRICKELLIA (Prodigiosa, Hamula) From April 2005 to October 2006, gynecology and obstetrics, in the 92th Hospital of People’s Liberation Army, used sweet gum ball to treat 44 cases of postpartum breast distension and the curative effect was quite satisfactory. SMILACINA RACEMOSA (False Solomon’s Seal) LAVANDULA (Lavender) I have also been free with warnings, contraindications and observations. RIPE SEEDS. Chronic overuse can cause intestinal irritation. Cold Infusion, 2-4 ounces, both to 3X a day. Tincture [Fresh Root 1:2, Dry Root, 1:5, 50% alcohol] 5-20 drops before each meal. LEAVES. SEED. Capsules, #0, 1-2. ARALIA RACEMOSA [including A. californica] (Spikenard, California Spikenard) Tincture [ 1:5, 95% alcohol] 5-20 drops. DANGEROUS IN MODERATE, POISONOUS IN LARGER AMOUNTS. Tincture [1:5, 65% alcohol] 5-30 drops. Standard Infusion 2-4 ounces, to 4X a day. ECHINACEA PURPUREA (Missouri Snakeroot, Purple Coneflower) ROOT and HERB. Other extracts derived from sweet gum trees have shown potential as antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents, and chemopreventive agents. ROOT. Standard Infusion 4-8 ounces. HYPERICUM (St. Johns Wort) LEAVES. Myrrh gum is commonly claimed to remedy indigestion, ulcers, colds, cough, asthma, lung congestion, arthritis pain, and cancer. Tincture [Fresh Root 1:2, Dry Root, 1:5, 70% alcohol), 15-30 drops. Standard or Cold Infusion, 2-6 ounces as needed. BARK. Standard Infusion, 2-4 ounces as needed. Frankincense (also known as olibanum, Persian: کندر ‎ , Hebrew: לבונה ‎ , Arabic: اللبان ‎ al-libān or Arabic: البخور ‎ al-bakhūr, Somali: Uunsi) is an aromatic resin used in incense and perfumes, obtained from trees of the genus Boswellia in the family Burseraceae, particularly Boswellia sacra (syn. Cold Infusion, 1-3 ounces. ESSENTIAL OIL. Salves were used to treat sores, wounds and ulcers. *SCOPARIUS (Cytisus scoparius, Broom Tops) Tincture [Fresh Bark, 1:2, Dry Bark, 1:5, 60% alcohol] 20-60 drops. in tea, both once in the morning. LEUCOPHYLLUM (Cenizo, Purple Sage, Texas Ranger) *ALOE (Aloes Socrotine, etc.) This article is copyrighted by Ital is Vital, 2020. If you’d like to grow your own sweet gum, first understand that it’s a commitment to a tree that many describe as a nuisance. Standard Infusion, 2-4 ounces, to 3X a day. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE LEAVES. Cold Infusion, 4-6 ounces. Strong Decoction, 2-4 ounces, to 3X a day. *POLYMNIA UVEDALIA (Bearsfoot, Leafcup) FLOWERING TOPS. Standard Infusion 2-4 ounces; applied topically as needed. Capsules, #00, 1-3. Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol], 1-2 teaspoons. Use with care. DANGEROUS IN MODERATE DOSES. Mix with some hot water for a poultice. Infusion in warm water; sit in it morning and evening. POLYGONUM BISTORTA (Bistort Root) We often played beneath it and I always wondered how old it was and what it must have looked like there years before the neighborhood even existed. BARK. Capsule, 3-6 drops in a binder, with water. Fresh Tincture [1:2] 15-40 drops. LEAVES. Tincture [Fresh Root, 1:2, Dry Root, 1:5, 65% alcohol) 30-60 drops, to 4X WHOLE PLANT. The former species is an uncommon ornamental in the U.S. 10-40 drops. Turpentine has been used experimentally in baths for treatment of disseminated sclerosis and sexual dysfunction; however, data are limited and safety and efficacy have not been established. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4441155/ EPIGEA (Trailing Arbutus) Strong Decoction of Bark is serviceable as well. The deeply cut grey or … Topically, as needed. CAFFEA ARABICA (Coffee) 5-20 drops Standard Infusion as needed. Standard or Cold Infusion, 1-4 ounces, to 3X a day. ROOT BARK. Standard Infusion, 3/4 Senna, 1/4 Coriander Seed (antispasmodic), 4-8 ounces. Tincture [1:5, 85% alcohol] 5-20 drops. LOBELIA CARDINALIS (Cardinal Flower) UMBELLULARIA (California Bay, Pepperwood, Oregon Myrtle) DICENTRA CANADENSIS (Turkey Corn) FREMONTIA CALIFORNICA (Fremontodendron, California Slippery Elm) ROOT. How Liquidambar Styraciflua is effective for various diseases is listed in repertory format. XANTHOXYLUM (Prickly Ash) Standard Infusion as needed. Remove plaster and wash skin. [Dry Root, 1:5, 60% alcohol] 45-60 drops to 4X a day (inferior). PLANT. Seeds chewed as needed. BARK and TWIGS. Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol] 30-90 drops, to 4X a day. HERB IN FLOWER. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment and before undertaking a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website. *ACONITUM CARMICHAELI (CURED) (Fu-tse, Fo-tzu) Tincture [Fresh Plant, 1:2, Dry Plant, 1:5, 50% alcohol] 20-50 drops (as anti-microbial), 5-10 drops (as bitter tonic). BARK, fresh or recent only. *GELSEMIUM (Yellow Jasmine) Standard Infusion, as needed. For short term use only. Strong Tincture [1:3, 70% alcohol], 1/2 to 1 teaspoon, to 4X a day. 1/2 to 1 teaspoon, to 4X a day. Tincture [fresh plant, 1:2], 10-20 drops to 3X a day. Fresh Plant Tincture, [1:2], 15-40 drops. Tincture [Fresh Plant, 1:2, Dry Root, 1:5, 70% alc.) CHOROGALUM (Amole Lily) Leaf, Standard Infusion 2-6 ounces. The tree’s gum resin, for which the tree is named, exudes from the bark of the tree when wounded. For mild to moderate anxiety or depression, try starting with our 300mg tincture. RHIZOME. Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol] 10-15 drops. BALSAMORHIZA (Balsam Root) GINKGO BILOBA (Maidenhair Tree) Topically as needed, either diluted, or Strong Decoction. VALERIANA (Valerian) Darryl Patton at The Southern Herbalist suggests boiling the green balls and drinking the decoction for its anti viral properties. Thank you! BARK. EPHEDRA VIRIDIS (Mormon Tea, American Ephedra, Canutillo) ILLEGAL TO POSSESS AT PRESENT. CYPRIPEDIUM (Lady Slipper Orchid) Best for short term use. LOBELIA INFLATA (Lobelia, Indian Tobacco) FLOWERING PLANT. Cold or Standard infusion 2-4 ounces to 3X a day. Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol] 20-60 drops, both to 2X a day. ROOT. Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol] 30-40 drops, 2X a day. Weak Decoction, 2-4 ounces, to 3X a day. Cold or Standard Infusion, 2-4 ounces.Tincture [Fresh,1:2, Dry, 1:5, 50%alcohol] 45-90 drops. Its antiseptic and antibacterial properties are useful in both contexts. Tincture [1:5, 65% alcohol], 1/4 to 1 teaspoon. ROOT. *SPIGELIA (Pink Root) as needed externally. Some great uses for Sweetgum Balls, those little spiky miracles we find on the ground. ROOT.Tincture [Fresh root,1:2, Recent Dry Root, 1:5, 50% alcohol] 10-30 drops, preferably in small frequent doses. Cold Infusion, 2-4 ounces. ROOT. TARAXACUM (Dandelion) CAPSICUM (Cayenne, African Bird Peppers) It has many names, including liquid amber or copalm balsam. ROOT. in frequent 2-4 ounce doses. Capsules, #00, 1-2, both to 3X a day. WHOLE HERB. Either one to 4X a day. Standard Infusion, 3-4 ounces. It may be clear, reddish, or yellow, with a pleasant smell like ambergris. Cold or Standard infusion, as needed. FLOWERING HERB. BARK. Tincture [Fresh Root 1:2, Dry Root, 1:5, 50% alcohol], 20-60 drops. 5-10 drops in capsule, with food. Tincture [Fresh Root 1:2, Recent Dry Root 1:5, 60% alcohol] 30-90 drops to 4X a day. WOODSGROWN ROOTS. Dry Plant Tincture (inferior) is best as an Acetum Tincture [Dry Herb 1:5 in vinegar] 10-20 drops, or used for local application. USE IN MODERATION. Recent Dry Bark Tincture, [1:5, 50% alcohol] 1-2 teaspoons, to 4X a day. ASPARAGUS OFFICINALE Cold Infusion 2-6 ounces. HERB. Sweet Gum DIY Tamiflu Analog Discover making your own DIY Tamiflu analog from sweetgum burs, and much more about the sweetgum tree. Names of Liquidambar Styraciflua in various languages of the world are also given. HERB. SINAPIS (Mustard) Standard Infusion, 2-4 ounces. NEEDLES. RUBUS VILLOSUS (Blackberry) ESSENTIAL OIL. Tincture [1:5, 50% alcohol] 10-40 drops; small, frequent doses are best. LEAVES. RESIN (Dark Brown, syrupy).EXTERNAL: Mix one part balsam with two parts of lanolin or lard. According to NaturalMedicinalHerbs.net Strong Decoction, 2-4 ounces. Strong Decoction, 2-4 ounces, to 4X a day. For short duration of use only. WHOLE PLANT. When the balls would fall off the tree in Autumn , it would be quite difficult to walk under the tree and if you were not careful, you would fall , it was like walking on golf balls. STIGMAS. Powdered, with water as poultice. Tincture [1:5, 65% alcohol, 15% glycerin],30 50 drops in water as needed. Capsules (root), #00, 2-3. Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol], 20-40 drops. FLOWERS. LEAVES. IMPATIENS (Jewel Weed, Touch-Me-Not) CYNARA (Artichoke) I hope you will take the time to appreciate this tree in the future the next time you notice one. Weak Decoction for external use. PROPOLIS (Hive scrapings, gathered from trees) FRESH TWIGS. FLOWERS. Storax has medicinal uses dating back to the Aztec Empire during the Paleo-Indian Period (ca. ROOT. Same as Rhamnus californica. Standard Infusion, 4-8 ounces to 4X a day. SANTALUM (Santal, White Sandalwood) Any infusion as needed. 30-90 drops, either to 3X a day. Make w/isotonic water for eyes. Tincture [1:5, 60% alcohol, 10% glycerin] 30-90 drops, to 4X a day. *DATURA (Jimson Weed, Stramonium, Thorn Apple) USE WITH MODERATION. CYMOPTERUS FENDLERI (Chimaja) Flowers HEARTWOOD. ROOT. ( Log Out /  ROOT BARK. BERBERIS VULGARIS (Common Barberry) Boiling the inner bark in water effectively removes the balsam and produces storax. Capsules, #00, 2 at a time, to 3X a day. ROOT. ESSENTIAL OIL. Deep, moist, bottomland soils and grow best in full doses, and never with overt or. A day.Tincture [ 1:5, 50 % alcohol ], 10-30 drops, to 4X a.. Previous ), 20-50 drops, to 4X a day the Winter safe cough therapy dating to... ] 45-90 drops with rusty hairs festive green vicious seed pods have impaled many a forager and has much. 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