Working with Butternut
Butternut is a gentle laxative herb which shows some antiparasitic activity. In large doses it is emetic and purgative. Butternut is valuable for dyspepsia, flatulence, and burping resulting from overeating or improper food combinations.
Butternut has a taste of BITTER and a temperature of COLD.
Conditions treated with Butternut
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