Fertility, divination, clairvoyance, psychic powers.
Carry in a sachet for fertility and conception.
Add to any herbal mixture to boost divination.
Burn with frankincense during divination or to enhance psychic powers.
Carry in a yellow flannel bag to attract wealth & good fortune.
Sprinkle an infusion of bistort around the home to drive out poltergeists.
Also Called: Bistort Root, Dragonwort
The root is powerfully astringent, demulcent, diuretic, febrifuge, laxative and stronglystyptic.
It is also taken internally in the treatment of a wide range of complaints including catarrh, cystitis, irritable bowel syndrome, peptic ulcers, ulcerative colitis and excessive menstruation.
Externally, it makes a good wash for small burns and wounds, and is used to treat pharyngitis, stomatitis, vaginal discharge, anal fissure etc.
A mouth wash or gargle is used to treat spongy gums, mouth ulcers and sore throats.
The leaves are astringent and have a great reputation in the treatment of wounds.