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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Alteratives may act through a combination of effects including: choleretic, cholagogue, enhancing detoxification pathways in the liver, increasing cellular metabolism, laxative, nerve tonic, and stimulation of glandular functioning. Arctium is useful in conditions such as eczema, acne, psoriasis, and possibly in the treatment of cancer. It is a useful adjunct in the treatment of rhuematoid arthritis and tonic to the digestive system. Powerful, effective antibacterial.
Diuretic, Alterative, Antibacterial, Anticancer, Antifungal, Antiinflammatory, Antimicrobial, Detox, Diaphoretic, Immunostimulatory, Vulnerary
Astragalus, Sassafras, Clove, Milk Thistle, Liqourice
Infusion: 1 tsp root/cup; 1 cup TID for several weeks. Tincture: (1:5, 40%), 2-4 ml TID. Best when used long-term.