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Hedeoma pulegioides (L.) Pers.

This result should not be considered complete or definitive and is for reference only. Care must be taken when using any wild plant for food, fiber, medicine or any other non-traditional uses. The information was complied using multiple sources and these references should be consulted for more complete descriptions of usage(s) and potential health risk. We are not responsible for any ill effects from the information included on this page.

Uses Part Preparation Effect Notes
Insect-pesticide  Leaf Rub Insect repellent
Medicine  Leaf Tea, poultice Head/eyes Headache
Leaf Beaten Teeth/mouth Hold in mouth for toothache
Plant Decoction Colds/sore throat/earache
Plant Tea Digestion
Plant Tea Female/childbirth
Plant Tea Fever
Plant Muscle pain/rheumatism Topical
Plant Crushed greem Skin/sores/bleeding Remove marks from bruises and burns
Plant Decoction Stimulant/tonic


         
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