Fumitory Herbal Remedies
Fumitory has antiseptic properties which make it beneficial as a wash for skin complaints. It is mildly diuretic and has been used for constipation. Other uses include as an antispasmodic for the gallbladder and bile ducts and the gastrointestinal tract. In traditional medicine it was mixed with wine to strengthen the stomach and improve the appetite.
Fumitory Proper Dose
|Fumitory Infusion||1-2 cups 2 x daily|
|Fumitory Tincture||2-4 droppersful 2 x daily|
Fumitory Reference Information
|Latin Name||Fumaria officinalis|
|Other Names||Common fumitory|
|Herb Forms||Tincture, bulk herb.|
|Affects||Digestive system, Liver|
|Botanical Info||An annual weed with delicate leaves and pink flowers.|
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