(Herbs Knowledge) Kousso

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Kousso Scientific Names and Common Names,Kousso Biochemical Information,Uses,Warning,Where Found,Parts Usually Used,Kousso Description of Plant(s) and Culture,Medicinal Properties.


Parts Usually Used | Plant(s) & Culture | Where Found | Medicinal Properties
Uses | Formulas or Dosages | How Sold | Warning | Bibliography

Scientific Names

Hagenia abyssinica L.

Parts Usually Used

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Description of Plant(s) and Culture

Don’t go out looking for a kousso tree unless you happen to be in the tablelands of northeastern Ethiopia. The flowers are small and greenish-purple.
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Where Found

Northeastern Ethiopia
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Medicinal Properties

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If taken in proper doses, the flowers have no effect except to eliminate tapeworms.
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Formulas or Dosages

Kousso flowers are obtained in powder form.

Infusion: add 1/2 oz. powder to 1 cup warm water. If the worms have not been expelled after 4 hours, take 1 tbsp. castor oil.
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How Sold

Powdered flowers
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Excessive doses may cause nausea and vomiting.
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, by John Lust, Bantam Books, 666 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. copyright 1974.

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