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  • Fungicide  + (Arrests the growth of, or kills, fungi.)
  • Honey fungus  + (As the name suggests Honey fungus is a funAs the name suggests Honey fungus is a fungus. It exists primarily on dead plant material, but can also become a parasite feeding on live plant and tree roots. It attacks a wide variety of plant life ranging from trees to bulbs. The first symptom you will probably notice with plants and trees affected by Honey Fungus is general ill-health. Leaves do not grow so well, are discoloured and fruit is small. Surprisingly, flowering plants may produce larger than normal flowers immediately before they die back completely. Then you will notice white to cream honey-coloured growths of the Honey Fungus appearing in the soil around the base of the plant / tree - see the above picture. These growths are fan-shaped.When you pull the plant up, there will probably be dark brown rhizomorphs which look like brown to black root-like growths which resemble bootlaces. In advanced cases these root-like growths appear above the soil level. In many cases, beneath the bark of the trunk and branches you will see white mycelium. These form a thin creamy-white layer with a strong mushroom smell.-white layer with a strong mushroom smell.)
  • Haemolytic  + (Breaks down red blood corpuscles to separate haemoglobin)
  • Resolvent  + (Breaks down tumors. This might be placed under antitumor)
  • Milk  + (Can be used as a milk substitute.)
  • Drink  + (Can be used to make a drink. Does not include tea or alcohol.)
  • Alterative  + (Causes a gradual beneficial change in the body, usually through improved nutrition and elimination, without having any marked specific action)
  • Abortifacient  + (Causes an abortion)
  • Acrid  + (Causes heat and irritation when applied to the skin)
  • Irritant  + (Causes irritation or abnormal sensitivity in living tissue)
  • Hallucinogenic  + (Causes the mind to hallucinate)
  • Deobstruent  + (Clears obstructions from the natural ducts of the body)
  • Expectorant  + (Clears phlegm from the chest by inducing coughing)
  • Haemostatic  + (Controls internal bleeding)
  • Refrigerant  + (Cools the body)
  • Antibilious  + (Corrects the secretions of bile)
  • Antiperiodic  + (Counteracts recurring illnesses such as malaria)
  • Antiscrophulatic  + (Counteracts scrofula. (TB, especially of the lymph glands))
  • Antacid  + (Counters excess acidity in the stomach)
  • Antidote  + (Counters poisoning)
  • Cytotoxic  + (Destroys body cells. Used in the treatment of diseases such as cancer, where it is targeted against the cancer cells)
  • Mydriatic  + (Dilates the pupils of the eyes)
  • Waterproofing  + (Does what it says. See also Pitch and Oil.)
  • Dysmenorrhea  + (Dysmenorrhea is the medical term for menstrual cramps, or the pain that many women have just before or at the beginning of their periods.)
  • Depurative  + (Eliminates toxins and purifies the system, especially the blood)
  • Essential  + (Essential oils that are used in perfumery, medicines, paint solvents, insect repellents etc.)
  • Stimulant  + (Excites or quickens activity of the physiological processes. Faster acting than a tonic but differing from a narcotic in that it does not give a false sense of well-being)
  • Vermifuge  + (Expels and kills internal parasites)
  • Anthelmintic  + (Expels parasites from the gut)
  • Pipes  + (For carrying water etc.)
  • Straw  + (For drinking with.)
  • Preservative  + (For food, or for treating wood, ropes etc.)
  • Cleanser  + (For various materials. Perhaps best included under separate headings.)
  • Sedative  + (Gently calms, reducing nervousness, distress and irritation)
  • Adhesive  + (Glues.)
  • Gum  + (Gums have a wide range of uses, especially as stabilizers, emulsifiers, thickening agents, adhesives etc.)
  • Oxytoxic  + (Hastens parturition and stimulates uterine contractions. See also birthing aids)
  • Aromatic  + (Having an agreeable odour and stimulant qualities)
  • Adaptogen  + (Helps the body 'rise' to normal stress situations, thus preventing the many chronic degenerative diseases)
  • Seasoning  + (Herbs, spices and other plants that can be used as seasonings for food.)
  • Tonic  + (Improves general health. Slower acting than a stimulant, it brings steady improvement)
  • Appetizer  + (Improves the appetite)
  • Cork  + (Including any plants used as a cork substitute. Cork is used for insulation (sound or heat), fire-retardant, bottle stops etc.)
  • Bitter  + (Increases the appetite and stimulates digestion by acting on the mucous membranes of the mouth. Also increases the flow of bile, stimulates repair of the gut wall lining and regulates the secretion of insulin and glucogen)
  • Cholagogue  + (Increases the flow of bile and its discharge from the body)
  • Aphrodisiac  + (Increases the sexual appetite)
  • Cooked  + (Indicates this plant part can be eaten after cooking.)
  • Diaphoretic  + (Induces perspiration)
  • Emetic  + (Induces vomiting)
  • Blood tonic  + (Is this any different to a blood purifier?)
  • Weaving  + (Items such as grass and palm leaves that are woven together for making mats, baskets etc. See also Basket making and Fibre.)
  • Antibacterial  + (Kills bacteria)
  • Insecticide  + (Kills insects.)
  • Deodorant  + (Masks smells.)
  • Vasoconstrictor  + (Narrows the blood vessels, thereby increasing blood pressure)
  • Anaesthetic  + (Numbs the feeling in a local or general area of the body)
  • Dried  + (Part of the plant is good for drying for storage or processing.)
  • Salad  + (Parts of this plant can be used as a salad ingredient.)
  • Salt  + (Plant contains large amounts of natural salt or is otherwise a good salt substitute.)
  • Oil  + (Plant derived oils can be edible and used in cooking, or as lubricants, lighting, soap and paint making, waterproofing and a whole host of other uses.)
  • Kindling  + (Plant material that burns easily and can be used for starting fires.)
  • Blotting paper  + (Plant that can be used to make blotting paper.)
  • Basketry  + (Plant used in making baskets and other items such as chairs. Includes plants that are only used as an ornamental addition.)
  • Herbicide  + (Plants or plant extracts that can inhibit the growth of other plants.)
  • Repellent  + (Plants that are said to deter but not necessarily kill various mammals, birds, insects etc.)
  • Foot care  + (Plants that are used in various ways to treat foot problems)
  • Chocolate  + (Plants that can be used as a chocolate substitute.)
  • Varnish  + (Plants that can be used as a varnish without any special treatment. Does not include varnishes made from oils etc.)
  • Ink  + (Plants that can be used as an ink.)
  • Bottles  + (Plants that can be used as bottles.)
  • Buttons  + (Plants that can be used as buttons. Not including making buttons from wood.)
  • Cotton wool  + (Plants that can be used as substitutes for cotton wool.)
  • String  + (Plants that can be used as they are as a temporary string or can be easily made into a string. See also Fibre.)
  • Lighting  + (Plants that can be used as torches etc. See also Oil and Wax.)
  • Fencing  + (Plants that can be used for fencing.)
  • Tea  + (Plants that can be used for tea.)
  • Weather protection  + (Plants that can be used to give the body protection from severe weather.)
  • Liquid feed  + (Plants that can be used to make a liquid fertilizer.)
  • Rust treatment  + (Plants that can be used to prevent or treat rust.)
  • Fire retardant  + (Plants that do not easily burn and can be used in barrier plantings to limit the spread of forest fires.)
  • Soap making  + (Plants used as an ingredient in making soaps. Does not include the essential oils, dyes and oils that are also used in making soap.)
  • Hair care  + (Plants used as hair shampoos, tonics, to treat balding etc.)
  • Paint  + (Plants used directly as a paint. Does not include oil plants and dyes that can be used as ingredients in paints.)
  • Soap  + (Plants used directly as a soap substitute.)
  • Compost  + (Plants used for activating compost heaps, providing biomass for composting, using as instant compost etc.)
  • Skin  + (Plants used in miscellaneous treatments for the skin)
  • Bach  + (Plants used in the Bach flower remedies)
  • TB  + (Plants used in the treatment of tuberculosis)
  • Dental care  + (Plants used to clean and care for the teeth.)
  • Pollution  + (Plants used to combat pollution.)
  • Polish  + (Plants used to give a shine to metals, wood etc.)
  • Sandpaper  + (Plants used to smooth rough wooden surfaces by means of abrasion.)
  • Aromatherapy  + (Plants whose essential oils are used in Aromatherapy)
  • Containers  + (Plants, such as gourds, that can be used as containers. Does not include baskets or containers made from wood.)
  • Strewing  + (Plants, usually aromatic, that are strewn on the floor to give a nice smell, repel insects etc.)
  • Antiseptic  + (Preventing sepsis, decay or putrefaction, it destroys or arrests the growth of micro-organisms)
  • Antitumor  + (Preventing, or effective against, tumors, it is used in the treatment of cancer. Probably synonymous with Cytotoxic)
  • Contraceptive  + (Prevents fertilization occurring in females)