Liatris spicata [Liatr.]
Liatris Spicata (Serratula)
A vascular stimulant. Increases
functional activity of the skin, mucous membranes.
Of use in dropsy due to liver and
spleen diseases, also renal dropsy. Here the suppressed urination is most
favorably influenced. GENERAL ANASARCA due to heart and kidney disease.
DIARRHOEA, with violent urging and pain in lower part of back. Colic. Locally,
applied to ulcers and unhealthy wounds.
A prompt diuretic.
1 to 4 drams of tincture or