Tonsilitis (ID: 2394)

All Complaints for this Species

    • Wound Healing Anti-septic

      1. Apply fresh leaves to wound & replace x1/day.
      2. Decoct leaves in water & use to wash & clean purulent wound/ lesion.

    • Wound Healing Anti-Infective, Vulnerary

      Use vinegar or water to wet ground flax seeds, spread over cloth & apply.

    • Wound Healing Vulnerary

      Use leaves. (Preparation/ Admin not specified. )

    • Wound Healing Vulnerary

      Mix wine vinegar + salt + oil & apply to burn.

    • Wound healing Antiseptic

      1. Place fresh leaves on wound & replace daily.
      2. Decoct leaves & wash/ clean affected area with decoction.

    • Women`s Health Haemostatic

      Boil stems in water & drink 1 cup x3/day.

    • Venoms, Bites & Stings Anti-venom

      Pour distilled alcohol (cognac, araq, ) over bite & tie string on both sides (of the bite).

    • Surgical/ Trauma Haemostatic

      1. Use leaves as a compress.
      2. Mix donkey dung (see NOTES & CAUTIONS) + wine + honey & apply to haemorrhage.

    • Respiratory Anti-tussive, Demulcent

      Cook Sambucus nigra in water + dried figs or raisins & drink liquid.

    • Respiratory Anti-Infective, Anti-catarrhal

      1. Wine + Cinchona (Admin. not specified.)
      2. Mix grape wine vinegar + Capparis leaves & apply as compress.
      3. Massage with distilled alcohol + lemon juice or vinegar.
      4. Apply vinegar compress to forehead & to wet cloths & inhale.

    • Pain Relief Analgesic

      Immerse finger in cup of "araq" (distilled alcohol) until pain subsides.

    • Oral Health Analgesic

      1. Mix grape wine vinegar + Capparis leaves or salt. (Admin. not specified.)
      2. Use distilled alcohol (cognac, "araq") alone or + water as mouthwash or gargle.
      3. Cook bark of Cinchona sp. in vinegar + cypress cones + alum (hydrated double sulfate salt of aluminium) & gargle mornings.
      4. Cook aerial parts of Majorana syriaca + vinegar + cumin + olive oil & apply to tooth.

    • Oral Health Anti-caries, Anti-gum disease

      1.Cook grapevines (Vitis) in water + flowers of Rosa sp. + Myrtus communis leaves + lentils & gargle
      2. Mix distilled alcohol (cognac, araq) + water & use as mouthwash (for gingivitis).

    • Oral Health Anti-septic, Mouth wash

      Mix distilled alcohol (cognac, araq) + water & use as mouthwash.

    • Oral health Anti-gum disease

      Use distilled alcohol (cognac, "araq") + water as mouthwash or gargle.

    • Opthalmic Non-specific

      Collect juice secreted from branches when pruning & apply to eyes.

    • Nervous System Analgesic

      1. Rub head with (wine) vinegar alone or + lemon juice or + distilled alcohol (araq)
      2. Infuse cloves (Eugenia sp.) + rose flowers in (wine) vinegar; spread over cloth & place on forehead.
      3. Grate onions + mint & macerate in (wine) vinegar; spread over forehead.
      4. Mix grape wine vinegar + crushed ginger & apply as poultice to forehead & temples. Chronic Headache: 5 .Prepare dough of wine vinegar + flour & apply to forehead.
      6. Inhale wine vinegar.
      7. Mix henna (Lawsonia sp.) or ground myrtle (Myrtus) leaves + wine vinegar; spread on cloth & apply to head.
      8. Migraine: Boil roasted ground seeds of Nigella sativa + olive oil or vinegar & inhale fluid through nose.

    • Musculoskeletal/ Joints Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory

      1.Mix wine vinegar + goat or sheep dung + goat`s blood (see NOTES & CAUTIONS) & bandage knee.
      2. Mix wine + water + wheat fiber & bathe in mixture. (Unclear if Cinchona sp. Is also added to this recipe)

    • Musculoskeletal/ Joints Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory

      Heat wine vinegar + Dorema ammoniacum, add Pistacia lentiscus resin & heat till mixture turns red; cool, spread on cloth & apply to painful area.

    • Men`s Health/ Sexuality Aphrodisiac

      1. Eat dried fruits (raisins).
      2. Prepare alcohol from raisins & drink.

    • Mental Health Anti-psychotic, Sedative

      Mix raisins + almonds + nuts + bee honey + Majorana + garlic + Nigella + Cinnamomum Cassia + black pepper + olive oil & eat.

    • Infectious Diseases Anti-Infective

      Spread distilled alcohol (cognac, "araq") over body. Burn goat`s hair & sleep in smoke filled room well covered. ( Z adds "disease exits through abdomen").

    • Helminth infections Anthelmintic, Vermifuge

      1. Drink grape wine vinegar + "qat" (Catha edulis).
      2. Soak seeds of Cicer arietinum in white vinegar, drink liquid & eat seeds.

    • General Refrigerant

      Eat large amounts of grape jam.

    • General Nutritive

      Eat ripe fruits.

    • General Anti-pyretic, Refrigerant

      Mix wine vinegar + rose water & rub on forehead.

    • General Anti-pyretic

      1. Mix wine + Cinchona sp. (Admin not specified).
      2. Mix grape wine vinegar + Capparis sp. leaves & apply as compress.
      3. Rub head with vinegar alone or + lemon juice.
      4. Infuse cloves (Eugenia sp.) + rose flowers in vinegar; spread mixture over cloth & place on forehead.
      5. Grate onions & mint & macerate in vinegar; spread over forehead. For high fever:
      6. Rub body/ head with wine vinegar alone or + salt.
      7. Crush Mentha sp. & prepare bandage with water or vinegar on cloth; tie on forhead or chest.

    • General Tonic

      1. Eat raisins (dried fruits) morning & evening.
      2. Boil raisins in water & drink 1 cup x3 /day.

    • Gastrointestinal Hepatic

      1. Eat fresh fruits in season.
      2. Drink fruit juice x1 cup/ day.

    • Gastrointestinal Anti-haemorrhoidal

      Prepare rectal suppository with raisins + lard + sugar.

    • Gastrointestinal Laxative

      1. Eat fruit. (Z)
      2. Grind dried fruit (raisins) + figs + dates & eat x1 teaspoon before sleep. (Z)
      3. Eat fresh fruits in season. (B)
      4.Drink fruit juice x1 cup/day. (B)

    • Gastrointestinal Carminative

      1. Drink wine + cinnamon.
      2. Drink x1 cup distilled alcohol (cognac, araq) alone or +sugar.

    • Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Anti-Infective

      Mix wine vinegar + alum (hydrated double sulfate salt of aluminium) + honey & gargle.

    • Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Haemostatic

      Inhale steam of wine vinegar over a fire.

    • Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Anti-Infective, Demulcent

      Cook in (wine) vinegar Cinchona bark + alum + honey + water & gargle.

    • Ear, Nose & Throat Anti-tumor

      Apply distilled alcohol + ? tartar oil (mustard seed) & apply to affected area.

    • Dermatological Anti-allergy, Anti-pruritic

      Eat dried fruits (raisins) x2 teaspoons mornings for 3 days. ( Z notes it "causes contraction of the bile ducts causing rash." )

    • Dermatological Anti-fungal

      1. Mix wine vinegar + egg yolk & apply to affected area.
      2. Mix wine vinegar + goat dung (see CAUTIONS), spread over cloth & bandage affected area.

    • Dermatological Anti-pruritic

      Massage irritated area with wine vinegar.

    • Dermatological Hair restorer

      1. Immerse tip of young branch in cup of water & steep for 12 hrs; water becomes cloudy with white sediment. Drink water & spread on head. (Z)
      2. Wash hair with grape water. (B)

    • Dermatological Anti-inflammatory

      Apply grape wine vinegar + henna (Lawsonia sp.) + Rheum sp. to affected area.

    • Dermatological Anti-Infective, Vulnery

      1.Mix wine vinegar + cow dung & bandage lesion (see CAUTIONS).
      2. Prepare dough of distilled alcohol ("araq") + flour & apply to affected area.
      3. Grind seeds of Linum usitatissimum, moisten + water or vinegar & bandage affected area.

    • Dermatological Anti-Infective, Vulnerary

      Prepare poultice from leaves & apply to abscess over night for 3 days.

    • Cosmetic Dye

      Cook grape leaves + mulberry leaves (Morus nigra) + fig leaves (from tree producing black fruit) & wash hair with mixture.

    • Child Health Anti-diarrheal

      Mix 1.5 cups of wine (Vitis) + dried bread in saucepan & heat a little; spread mixture over cloth & wrap baby in it at night.

    • Ageing Nootropic

      Drink alcohol prepared from raisins (dried grapes).

Tonsilitis (ID: 1445)

All Complaints for this Species

    • Wound Healing Vulnerary

      1. Grind seeds, moisten + water or vinegar & bandage affected area.
      2. Cook ground seeds in little water, spread over cloth & bandage lesion (softens & opens lesion).
      3. Apply powdered seeds to dry purulent lesion after pus is released.
      4. Unravel flax/linen (Linum) cloth, dip in cold water & apply flax fibers to lesion for not more than 6 hours. (CAUTION: cloth should not be left on the lesion for too long.)

    • Womens Health Anti-inflammatory

      Decoct seeds + "khubbazi" (Malva sp.) & use as douche or enema.

    • Respiratory Anti-catarrhal, Anti-tussive

      1. Boil/blanch seeds (Hebrew: "tashlik") (See NOTES 3) or prepare infusion of them & drink.
      2. Roast seeds over fire, grind + fadi sugar & eat x3 teaspoons/day.
      3. Cook seeds + "babunej" (Matricaria sp.) + Althaea sp. + sugar & drink.

    • Oral Health Mouth wash

      Boil seeds in water & use to gargle.

    • Nervous System Analgesic

      Mix roasted, ground seeds + sugar & eat x1 teaspoonful mornings followed by raw egg.

    • Musculoskeletal/ Joints Analgesic, Anti-arthritic, Anti-inflammatory, Uricolytic

      1.Prepare poultice (See NOTES 1) by adding boiling water to powdered seeds or cold water to powdered seeds & boiling. (Admin. not specified but probably applied to affected area).
      2. Prepare compress (See NOTES 2) by macerating seeds in water & adding to cloth for external application.

    • Kidney & Urinary Tract Anti-lithic

      1. Cook seeds + barley or barley + "hilbeh" (Trigonella foenum-graecum) & drink.
      2. Boil seeds in water & drink.

    • Kidney & Urinary Tract Anti-inflammatory

      Boil/ blanch seeds (Hebrew "tashlik") (See NOTES 3) or prepare an infusion & drink.

    • Infectious Diseases Anti-Infective

      Macerate/ soften seeds in water, prepare a compress & apply to swelling.

    • Infectious Diseases Anti-Infective

      Boil/blanch seeds (Hebrew "tashlik")(see NOTES 3) or prepare an infusion & drink.

    • Gastrointestinal Anti-Infective, Anti-inflammatory, Demulcent

      Decoct seeds & use as an enema.

    • Gastrointestinal Anti-Infective, Anti-diarrheal

      Boil/blanch seeds (Hebrew: "tashlik" (see NOTES 3) or prepare an infusion & drink.

    • Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) Anti-Infective

      Cook seeds in water, mash & spread on cloth/bandage; apply to throat.

    • Dermatological Rubefacient

      Prepare compress/ poultice using either Linum seeds or Linum seeds + mustard seeds. (See NOTES 1 & 2).