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Medicinal Properties of Some Herbal Spices
Spice Medicinal properties
Allspice Stimulant, digestive and canninative
Basil, sweet Stomachic, anthelmintic, diaphoretic, expectorant, antipyretic canninative,stimulant, diuretic,demulcent
Bay leaves (laurel) Stimulant, narcotic
Caraway Stomachic, carminative, anthelmintic, lactagogue
Celery Stimulant, tonic, diuretic, carminative, emmenagogue, anti-inflammatory
Chive Stimulant, diuretic, expectorant, aphrodisiac, emmenegogue, anti inflammatory
Coriander Carminative, diuretic, tonic, stimulant,stomachic, refrigerent, aphrodisiac,analgesic, anti inflammatory
Dill Carminative, stomachic. Antipyretic
Fennel Stimulant, carminative, stomachic,emmenagogue
Fenugreek Carminative, tonic, aphrodisiac
Leek Stimulant, expectorant
Marjoram Carminative, expectorant, tonic, astringent
Mint (peppermint) Stimulant, stomachic, carminative, antiseptic
Mint (spearmint) Stimulant, carminative and antispasmodic
Oregano Stimulant, carminative, stomachic, diuretic, diaphoretic and emmenagogue
Parsley Stimulant, diuretic, carminative, emmenagogue, antipyretic, anti inflammatory
Rosemary Mild irritant, carminative, stimulant, diaphoretic
Sage Mild tonic, astringent, carminative
Tarragon Aperient, stomachic, stimulant, febrifuge
Thyme Antispasmodic, carminative, emmenagogue, anthelmintic, spasmodic, laxative, stomachic, tonic, vermifuge
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