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  CHESTNUT   
 

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(Castanea dentata)
Common names: American Chestnut, Horse Chestnut, Spanish Chestnut, Sweet Chestnut.
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Parts Used: Leaves, inner bark. Methods Used: Hot water extraction.
Spiritual Uses: None identified to date.
Physical Uses:

A tea made from the leaves has long been considered an effective cough treatment as well as a cure for hiccups.

A combination of Lobelia (Lobelia inflata) and Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides) is used as an antispasmodic.

Chestnut tea has been used to treat diarrhea and whooping cough.

A poultice may be used to treat bleeding hemorrhoids.

 
 
 
     
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