Definitions

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  • noun medicine The dried stems and leaves of tarweed (Grindelia), used as a remedy in asthma and bronchitis.

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

Examples

  • The extract of grindelia robusta or grindelia squarrosa was used topically, as were fresh mashed leaves of impetigo bush.

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  • Then I added two herbs used by American Indians: the rich, dark-green leaves of plantain for relieving irritated skin and sticky grindelia flowers, or “gumweed,” with their light, fresh scent, to treat the itch of poison ivy and poison oak.

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Formula number 61 Old Indian Cough Syrup combines yerba santa, echinacea, osh, grindelia, wild cherry bark, elecampane, and many other herbs in a pleasant-tasting syrup.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • Then I added two herbs used by American Indians: the rich, dark-green leaves of plantain for relieving irritated skin and sticky grindelia flowers, or “gumweed,” with their light, fresh scent, to treat the itch of poison ivy and poison oak.

    The Last Chance Dog

  • Some expectorants might be yerba santa, grindelia, or mullein, whereas diuretics would include parsley, buchu, uva ursi, and corn silk.

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

  • Another remedy is fluid extract _grindelia robusta_, one dram to four ounces of water.

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  • Among the most valuable are: a lotion of fluid extract of grindelia robusta, one to two drachms to four ounces of water; lotio nigra, either alone or followed by the oxide-of-zinc ointment; a saturated solution of boric acid, with a half to two drachms of carbolic acid to the pint; a lotion of zinc sulphate,

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    Rational Review

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  • Other native American herbs that serve as expectorants include yerba santa (Eriodictyon californica), grindelia grandiflora, balm of Gilead (Populus balsamifera and P.candicans), polygala senega, sundew (Drosera rotundiflora), lobelia seed or leaf tincture (L. inflata), boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum) and pleurisy root (Asclepias tuberosa).

    THE NATURAL REMEDY BIBLE

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