Working with Quassia
Quassia is a bitter herb taken for loss of appetite, worms, and giardia. It is used as a wash to rid the hair of lice.
To make a cold infusion–soak 12 grams of quassia wood shavings in a pint of cold water for 12 hours; strain and drink 1 ounce 3 x daily by itself or in a little ginger tea.
Quassia has a taste of BITTER and a temperature of COLD.
Conditions treated with Quassia
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