Tincture of boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum) 1:3 45%
Eupatorium perfoliatum, organic grain alcohol
Daily adult dose 1 - 4ml unless otherwise directed.
Common names: Boneset, Common Boneset, Thoroughwort
Parts used: Aerial parts during or just after flowering
Habitat: Native to North America where it is widely distributed in moist woodland. Boneset is a particularly good butterfly food and habitat plant.
Constituents: Sesquiterpene lactones, Polysaccharides, Flavonoids including kaempferol, quercetin and others, diterpenes, phytosterols, small amoiunts of volatile oil and PABA.
Actions: Antipyretic, Aperient, Diaphoretic, Emetic (in large doses), Laxative (in large doses).
Traditional and current uses:
• Colds and flu
• Acute bronchitis
• Catarrh in nose and throat
• Dyspepsia and to improve digestive funtion in the elderly
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