Working with Fumitory
Fumitory has antiseptic properties which make it beneficial as a wash for skin complaints. It is mildly diuretic and has been used for constipation. Other uses include as an antispasmodic for the gallbladder and bile ducts and the gastrointestinal tract. In traditional medicine it was mixed with wine to strengthen the stomach and improve the appetite.
Conditions treated with Fumitory
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.