Agrimony Medicinal Uses are many and it has a very long history as far as its use in herbal medicine is concerned. Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria) is a perennial herb.
Agrimony Medicinal Uses Overview
- It is a bitter, slightly astringent herb used to relieve diarrhea and vomiting, improve liver and gall bladder function and control bleeding.
- It can be used as a gargle for sore throat or gum inflammation.
- Externally Agrimony can be used to help heal minor injuries, relieve conjunctivitis, varicose veins and hemorrhoids.
Agrimony Herbal Preparations and Uses
Infusion – Agrimony Medicinal Uses include the use of infusions. It is a gentle remedy which is ideal in the treatment of diarrhea, particularly those which tend to affect infants and small children.
Tincture – This herbal remedy is much more potent and has a greater drying effect compared to the herbal infusion. An Agrimony tincture is very effective in the treatment of condition which involves the production of excessive phlegm or excess mucus, such as in the treatment of bronchitis. Agrimony tincture can be used in the treatment of disorders such as cystitis and urinary infections. It is also helpful and in the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding in women.
Poultice – A herbal poultice made from Agrimony leaves can be applied directly on to the head as a topical relief measure for migraines.
Wash – Agrimony can also be used in the form of an herbal wash or herbal infusion to cleanse and disinfect wounds, all types of sores, to treat eczema, and in the treatment of varicose ulcers.
Eyewash – A weakened form of the herbal infusion, usually a mix of 10 gm herb to 500 ml water can be used as eyewash to clear conjunctivitis and related eye infections.
Gargle – Herbal infusions made from Agrimony can also be used to treat sore throats.
Agrimony Herbal Recipes
Cough Treatment: Pour 2 ½ cups of boiling water over 2 Tbsp of dried agrimony flowers or leaves and 1 Tbsp dried parsley. Cover and steep until the mixture is cool. Strain. Use as a gargle to soothe sore throats. To stop persistent coughs, take 2-3 Tbsp of the infusion morning and evening.
3 Tbsp agrimony leaves
2 Tbsp self-heal
4 cups water
Combine the herbs in a pan; cover with the water; bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes; cool and strain. Drink as needed, up to one cup a day
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