(Herbs Wiki) Rhatany

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

(Herbs Wiki) Rhatany

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Common Names | Parts Usually Used | Plant(s) & Culture | Where Found | Medicinal Properties
Uses | Formulas or Dosages | Bibliography

Scientific Names

Krameria triandra L. Krameriaceae

Common Names

Peruvian rhatany
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Parts Usually Used

Root
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Description of Plant(s) and Culture

Rhatany is a shrubby, leguminous, perennial plant that you are not likely to encounter unless you are wandering in the dry, gravely hills of Peru. The long, horizontal root produces a procumbent, branching stem with alternate, hoary, oblong to obovate leaves. Red flowers grow on short stalks and bloom all year.
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Where Found

Found in the dry, gravely hills of Peru.
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Medicinal Properties

Astringent, diuretic, styptic
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Uses

The root is a strong astringent used for diarrhea. Its styptic properties make it useful to stop internal and external bleeding. The root has been recommended, but to be used with care, for typhoid fever and for conditions involving inflammations of the alimentary system; enteritis, gastritis, proctitis.
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Formulas or Dosages

Infusion: steep 1 tsp. root in 1 cup hot water. Take 1 cup per day.

Powder: run water through powdered root until a red solution is obtained.

Tincture: a dose is from 5 to 20 drops.
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Bibliography

, by Clarence Meyer, Meyerbooks, publisher, PO Box 427, Glenwood, Illinois 60425, 1973

, by John Lust, Bantam Books, 666 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY. copyright 1974.

, by Alma R. Hutchens, Shambala Publications, Inc., Horticultural Hall, 300 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, 1973

, Third College Edition, Victoria Neufeldt, Editor in Chief, New World Dictionaries: A Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 15 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10023, 1984

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