Form : 25 Tea Bags
Botanical Name : Nymphea odorata
Usage : The root is astringent, demulcent, anodyne, and antiscrofulous, used in dysentery, diarrhoea,gonorrhoea, and leucorrhoea externally. The leaves and roots have been used in form of poultice to boils, tumours, scrofulous ulcers and inflamed skin; the infusion is used as a gargle for ulcers in the mouth and throat.
---Dosage---The powdered root, 1/2 drachm. Infusion up to 2 fluid ounces.
The virtues of the root are quickly imparted to water.
A poultice of leaves and roots relieves boils, tumours, ulcers, and inflamed skin. A complete cure of uterine cancer by a decoction and a vaginal injection is recorded.
This is well known from the beautiful flower which it bears, opening only to the sun, and closing again at night.