Tincture of Wild Indigo (Baptisia tinctoria) 1:3 45%
Several plants in the Baptisia genus are named "wild indigo"; however, in the available literature, the most commonly used medicinal species is Baptisia tinctoria. Baptisia tinctoria has yellow flowers that eventually become seedpods, whereas Baptisia australis, a similar species, has deep blue-to-violet flowers that resemble sweet pea flowers. When the plant's sap is exposed to air, it turns purple. Although this sap has been used for dying, it is not as colorfast as true indigo (Indigofera tinctoria)
Orally, wild indigo is commonly used to treat influenza. It is also used orally for upper respiratory tract infections, common head cold, tonsillitis, stomatitis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), inflammation of the mouth and throat mucous membranes, fever, lymphadenitis, furunculosis, scarlet fever, typhoid, and pharyngitis.
Topically, wild indigo is used for painless ulcers, inflamed nipples, as a douche for leukorrhea, and for cleaning open and inflamed wounds.
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Baptisia tinctoria, organic grain alcohol
For treating flu and feverish conditions, or lymphatics conditions with swollen nodes (glands) take 2ml tincture 2-3 times per day.
Baptisia combines very well with myrrh and Calendula as a mouthwash for sore throats, infected gums, tonsilitis and pharyngitis.
Not to be used in pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Gastric Disorders:Use of wild indigo is contraindicated in patients with inflammatory gastrointestinal conditions, particularly with accompanying capillary congestion.
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