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DISCLAIMER: These pages are presented solely as a source of INFORMATION and ENTERTAINMENT and to provide stern warnings against use where appropriate. No claims are made for the efficacy of any herb nor for any historical herbal treatment. In no way can the information provided here take the place of the standard, legal, medical practice of any country. Additionally, some of these plants are extremely toxic and should be used only by licensed professionals who have the means to process them properly into appropriate pharmaceuticals. One final note: many plants were used for a wide range of illnesses in the past, but be aware that many of the historical uses have proven to be ineffective for the problems to which they were applied.

Requires the care of a medical professional.


1/2 oz dandelion root
1/4 oz vervain
1/4 oz milk thistle
1/4 oz fringe tree bark
1/4 oz boldo

Combine and powder herbs. Place in a wide mouthed jar with 6 oz of 100 proof vodka; cap and allow to steep for 2 weeks. Strain and bottle. Use 10 drops 3 times daily.

Also see Liver

Gross, but here it is. Urinate on the area immediately. The ammonia in urine will immediately relieve the sting.

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