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Unformatted text preview: inflammatory). For internal bleeding and for piles, the tea also has a soothing effect on the nervous system similar but no as effective as lemon balm; because of this action it may lower stress induced blood pressure. Topically, the fresh leaves and flowers can be applied to scrapes, cuts, insect bites, and sun burn. Also useful as an eyewash. Some have said recently that an extract from the plant can inhibit the HIV virus. Contraindications: NONE KNOWN Cultivation: Seeds are difficult to root, so use root cuttings. References: 1. Medicine from the Mountains: Medicinal Plants of the Sierra Nevada. Kimball Chatfield. 1997. 2. The Complete Medicinal Herbal. Penelope Ody. 1993. 3. Botanical.com. http://botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/s/selfhe40.html . Mikhail Gadomski...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Turnbull during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Santa Cruz.
- Spring '07