Gerard tea. Equal parts: Raspberry leaves, Lemon Balm leaves, Agrimony leaves. Mix. Made as ordinary tea: 2-3 teaspoons to small teapot; infuse few minutes. Drink freely.
Fenugreek tea: consume seeds as well as liquor.
Gentian root. 2 teaspoons to cup cold water left to steep overnight. Half-1 cup before meals.
Diet. Oatmeal porridge. Honey.
Supplements. Multivitamins, B-complex, B6, B12. ... Bartrams Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine
Recently chemotherapy has become increasingly e?ective in the treatment of cancer. Numerous drugs, generally CYTOTOXIC, are available; great care is required in their selection and to minimise side-effects. Certain tumours are highly sensitive to chemotherapy
– especially testicular tumours, LEUKAEMIA, LYMPHOMA and various tumours occurring in childhood (e.g. Wilm’s tumour – see NEPHROBLASTOMA) – and may even be cured.... Medical Dictionary
Chemotherapy works by destroying bacteria or cancer cells or by preventing them from multiplying.
Cancer chemotherapy drugs may also have effects on normal tissue such as bone marrow, the intestinal lining, the hair follicles, the ovaries and testes, and the mouth, sometimes causing severe side effects.... BMA Medical Dictionary
Symptoms include: soreness of the mouth and throat, loss of appetite, etc.
For inoperable cancer chemotherapy is often deemed first choice of treatment. To some people this therapy is an endurance test. Many wear wigs because their hair has fallen out. Nausea and vomiting are common side-effects which may have an adverse effect upon moral and physical well-being. Often there is loss of quality of life.
Severity of the vomiting may be increased by defective function of kidneys, liver and pancreas; natural treatments are aimed at strengthening these organs with a possible improvement in a patient’s well-being and quality of life.
Teas. To rid the sickening taste, smell of sour brine and copper, and to dispel nausea: German Chamomile or Black Horehound. Anti-neoplasms – Vinca rosea herb or Violet leaves. 2 teaspoons to each cup boiling water; infuse 15 minutes. 1 cup freely.
Powders. Formula. Echinacea (to strengthen immune system) 2; Blue Flag root (anti-neoplasm) 1; Black Horehound (anti-emetic) 1; Ginkgo (anti-depressive) 2. Dose: 500mg (two 00 capsules or one-third teaspoon) every 3 hours with water or Violet leaf tea.
Liquid Extracts. Formula. Echinacea 2; Blue Flag root 1; Black Horehound 1; Ladyslipper 1. One 5ml teaspoon in water every 3 hours.
Vincristine. Dosage as on marked product.
External. For irritable skin rash: packs steeped in Castor oil, Aloe Vera gel or juice, or Houseleek juice. Note. Sips of Ginger ale have been known to relieve symptoms. ... Bartrams Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine
Constituents: flavonoids, iridoids including rutin, diterpenes.
Action: antispasmodic, laxative, diaphoretic, emmenagogue, vaso-constrictor. (Simon Mills) Nerve and heart sedative. Hypotensive. Action similar to Valerian. (Dr Rudolf F. Weiss) Cardiotonic.
Uses: angina on effort, simple uncomplicated heart conditions to enhance exercise duration; tachycardia from hyperactive thyroid, hypertension, absent or painful menstruation (hence its name), menopausal flushes, schizophrenic tendency, pre-menstrual tension.
“Drink Motherwort tea and live to be a source of continuous astonishment and frustration to waiting heirs.” (Old saying)
Not given in pregnancy.
Combines well with Vervain (equal parts) for relaxing nervine.
Practitioner combinations: Menstrual disorders, equal parts: Black Cohosh, Cramp bark, Motherwort. Heart disorders: Motherwort 1; Hawthorn 1; Lily of the Valley half.
Benzodiazepine addiction to assist withdrawal: equal parts, Motherwort, Skullcap and Valerian. Infusions, extracts or tinctures.
Preparations: Thrice daily.
Tea: 1-2 teaspoons to each cup boiling water; infuse 15 minutes. Half-1 cup.
Tea combination: equal parts, Motherwort, Balm and Lime flowers. 2 teaspoons to cup boiling water: infuse 15 minutes, 1 cup thrice daily. Angina and heart symptoms – to ameliorate.
Liquid Extract: 1:1, 25 per cent alcohol. Dose: 2-4ml (30-60 drops).
Tincture: 1:5, 25 per cent alcohol. Dose: 5-10ml (1-2 teaspoons).
Powders. 2 to 4g.
Tablets/capsules. Popular combination. Powdered extract Motherwort 4:1 – 50mg. Powdered Passion flower BHP (1983) – 90mg. Powdered extract Lime flowers 3:1 – 67mg. For a calming and sedating effect in stressful situations and insomnia. (Gerard House)
Note: Motherwort needs to be taken for weeks. ... Bartrams Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine
Details of surrogacy at the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority website... Oxford | Concise Colour Medical Dictionary