Liquid extract of dried leaf blended with essential oil of dried flowering herb.
Actions: Circulatory stimulant. Mild expectorant, diuretic and emmenagogue. Strong antiseptic.
Uses: Taken in hot water or tea to stimulate sluggish circulation, induce sweating during fevers, or to induce menstrual flow when suppressed by coldness or chill. Treatment of colds, flu and coughs. Apply topically as a stimulating liniment to sore, achy muscles and joints, or to minor cuts and abrasions as an antiseptic.
Dose: Three or four times per day, take 20 to 30 drops in 4 to 8 ounces of water. To optimize stimulating effects, take in hot water or tea. As a liniment, massage freely into affected area. Apply sparingly to broken skin, as it will sting.
Cautions: Do not take undiluted extract drops internally. Large doses may cause stomach irritation. Consult a qualified physician or midwife before taking during pregnancy.
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