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Wild indigo is a herb to be considered wherever there is a focus of infection. This remedy supports and stimulates the body’s own immune response to infection. It is especially useful in the treatment of infections and catarrh in the ear, nose and throat. It may be used for laryngitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis and catarrhal infections of the nose and sinus. Used internally it may be helpful in the treatment of enlarged and inflamed lymph glands and also to reduce fevers.
Baptisia (Wild Indigo)
Antibacterial, Antibiotic, Astringent, Alterative, Anticatarrhal, Antipyretic, Laxative
Arborvitae, Cleavers, Echinacea
Toxic amounts could cause nausea, anorexia, hypersalivation, tachypnea, tachycardia, respiratory paralysis.
Pharmacy: Tincture: (1:5, 60%), 1-3 ml TID. Decoction: 1 tbsp/cup water, simmer 15 min, TID. Dried herb: 1g, TID. Mouthwash, gargle, douche