Tag Archives: Rheumatism

Yarrow Achillea millefolium (compositae)

Other Names: milfoil, nosebleed, herb militaris, soldier’s woundwort, thousand leaf, thousand seal, field hop
Traditional Uses:rheumatism, toothache, hemorrhage, fever
Magical Uses:
Description: Fine feathered gray-green leaves and flat heads of small white, pink, or red flowering midsummer to autumn.

Use: The part used is the top growth cut before flowering. Used to treat rheumatism, toothaches, headache and fever.

Infusion: Used to prepare more delicate parts of plants. 3 cups of water to 1 ounce dry herb or 1?

Santolina chamaecyparissus (Compositae)

Other Names: cotton lavender
Traditional Uses:rheumatism, painful joints
Magical Uses:
Description: Evergreen perennial shrub with pungent aroma. Branched stems are white and grow up to 20 in with silver gray filamentous leaves. Small fragrant yellow flowers appear in midsummer.

Uses: Use leaves before flowering dried and stripped from the stalk. Use flowers fresh or dried. Used as a vermifuge and a moth repellant. Infusion of leaves rubbed onto the skin will help painful joints. Flowers can be made into a tonic tea.

Infusion: Used to prepare more delicate parts of plants. 3 cups of water to 1 ounce dry herb or 1?