FIGWORT


When lymph nodes swell & become congested to the point of being hard & painful to the touch figwort disperses & clears the swellings.
Figwort is an overall cleansing herb that stimulates the purging of toxins from the body.
It is always a useful herb to include in congestive skin troubles, such as some forms of acne, psoriasis & eczema.
Can be useful for the dispersal of tumours & the cleansing & healing of ulcers, wounds, burns & haemorrhoids.
It stimulates the liver & strengthens kidneys & bladder, thus supporting the eliminative processes.
You can prepare both, a tea for inner cleansing & washing of external wounds, as well as an ointment for external use on haemorrhoids.

Its purgative & diuretic actions enhance the cleansing effect.
It may also be used as a mild laxative in constipation.

PRECAUTIONS:

Do not use if you have an abnormal heartbeat or heart condition.
Do not use if you are pregnant.

MAGIC:

Toss this herb to smoke on the Midsummer Fire & your home will be
protected throughout the year.
Figwort is a protective herb. It was said to ward off witches & to protect against the evil eye.
The root is used as an amulet to protect or heal skin disease & problems of the neck & throat, especially scrofula.
It was also hung around the necks of cows to protect them from the same evil.
Hang Figwort around your neck to remain healthy.