Dosages Balm of Gilead

Stem juice sweet when chewed; ripe fruits edible; leaves used for fodder; underbark used as tea substitute (GHA; HOC).

• Christians dissolved bits of myrrh in wine as a digestive (BIB).

• Dhofari Arabs rub the resin over the body as a deodorant (GHA).

• Dhofari Arabians use the bark and resin as a cosmetic, and a soothing agent for dogbite (GHA).

• Dhofari Arabs use water from boiled bark to lighten skin color (GHA).

• Isfahans swallowed a few fruits, whole, for colds and shivering (BIB).

• Lebanese use the myrrhs similarly, as carminative, fumitory, and vulnerary, using dried fruits for gastric problems and flu. They direct the smoke onto wounds (HJP).

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Stop Headache Drug Free

Stop Headache Drug Free

If you are suffering from headaches, you can make the pain stop just by following some basic but little known principles. Take 15 minutes browsing through this guide and you'll find dozens of tips to gain control in the battle against headache pain.

Get My Free Audio Book


Post a comment