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    • 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)
    • Antidermatosic  + (Prevents or cures skin complaints)
    • Antitussive  + (Prevents or relieves coughing)
    • Antiecchymotic  + (Prevents or treats bruising)
    • Anticholesterolemic  + (Prevents the build up of cholesterol)
    • Antiemetic  + (Prevents vomiting)
    • Astringent  + (Produces contraction in living tissue, reducing the flow of secretions and discharges of blood, mucus, diarrhoea etc)
    • Errhine  + (Produces sneezing)
    • Emmenagogue  + (Promotes or increases the menstrual flow. In early stages of pregnancy it can induce an abortion)
    • Sternutatory  + (Promotes sneezing and nasal discharges)
    • Galactogogue  + (Promotes the flow of milk in a nursing mother)
    • Vulnerary  + (Promotes the healing of wounds)
    • Fertilizer  + (Provides a concentrated solid plant food.)
    • Biomass  + (Provides a large quantity of plant material that can be converted into fuel etc.)
    • Insulation  + (Providing insulation against extremes of temperature, sound or electricity.)
    • Blood purifier  + (Purifies the blood)
    • Hypotensive  + (Reduces blood pressure, it is used in the treatment of high blood pressure)
    • Febrifuge  + (Reduces fevers)
    • Carminative  + (Reduces flatulence and expels gas from the intestines)
    • Antiphlogistic  + (Reduces inflammation)
    • Antiinflammatory  + (Reduces inflammation of joints, injuries etc)
    • Antihydrotic  + (Reduces perspiration)
    • Anaphrodisiac  + (Reduces sexual desire)
    • Hypoglycaemic  + (Reduces the levels of sugar in the blood)
    • Paper  + (Related to the entry for Fibre, these plants have been specifically mentioned for paper making.)
    • Antispasmodic  + (Relaxes muscular spasms and cramps, calming nervous irritation)
    • Analgesic  + (Relieves pain)
    • Narcotic  + (Relieves pain, induces drowsiness and gives a sense of well-being)
    • Anodyne  + (Relieves pain, it is milder than an analgesic)
    • Pectoral  + (Relieves respiratory diseases, a remedy for chest diseases)
    • Anticoagulant  + (Removes blood clots)
    • Decongestant  + (Removes phlegm and mucous, especially from the respiratory system)
    • Lithontripic  + (Removes stones from the kidney, bladder etc)
    • Restorative  + (Restores consciousness or normal physiological activity)
    • Antiaphonic  + (Restores the voice)
    • Cytostatic  + (Slows or controls the growth of tumours)
    • Emollient  + (Softens the skin, causing warmth and moisture)
    • Salve  + (Soothes and heals damaged skin)
    • Demulcent  + (Soothes, lubricates and softens irritated tissues, especially the mucous membranes)
    • Lenitive  + (Soothing, palliative)
    • Musical  + (Specific mention of plants used as musical instruments. Does not include the various woods that can be used for making musical instruments.)
    • Nervine  + (Stimulates and calms the nerves)
    • Laxative  + (Stimulates bowel movements in a fairly gentle manner)
    • Sialagogue  + (Stimulates the secretion of saliva)
    • Galactofuge  + (Stops or reduces the flow of milk in a nursing mother)
    • Rooting hormone  + (Substances that can be used to promote the production of roots in plant cuttings.)
    • Fruit ripening  + (Substances that promote the premature or rapid ripening of fruits.)
    • Leather  + (Substitutes for Leather.)
    • Waxed paper  + (Substitutes that is.)
    • Turning  + (The art of turning wood on a lathe. Table legs, tool handles and walking sticks are examples of items often made from a piece of wood turned on a lathe.)
    • Fresh  + (The fruit or vegetable can be eaten raw, without cooking it.)
    • Alcohol  + (The plant can be used to make an alcoholic drink.)
    • Flour  + (The seed, or other part of the plant, can be ground into a flour for cooking.)
    • Women's complaints  + (This is a legacy medicinal term imported from PFAF which covers "a miscellany of problems peculiar to the female sex". It should be replaced with a specific term related to the condition alleviated (eg. Dysmenorrhea, PMS, etc) or removed.)
    • Antivinous  + (Treats addiction to alcohol)
    • Antiarthritic  + (Treats arthritis)
    • Antiasthmatic  + (Treats asthma)
    • Antihalitosis  + (Treats bad breath)
    • Enuresis  + (Treats bed wetting)
    • Antidandruff  + (Treats dandruff)
    • Parasiticide  + (Treats external parasites such as ringworm This should perhaps be joined with Parasiticide in 'Other Uses')
    • Ophthalmic  + (Treats eye complaints)
    • Antipyretic  + (Treats fevers. See Febrifuge)
    • Antihaemorrhoidal  + (Treats haemorrhoids (piles). This would probably be best added to another heading)
    • Antipruritic  + (Treats itching of the skin)
    • Mouthwash  + (Treats problems such as mouth ulcers)
    • Antirheumatic  + (Treats rheumatism)
    • Odontalgic  + (Treats toothache (temporary measure only) and other problems of the teeth and gums)
    • Antiviral  + (Treats virus diseases)
    • Unknown use  + (Uh-oh! This part of the plant hasn't been assigned a use. Please refer to the accompanying text for this use type.)
    • Starch  + (Used as a fabric stiffener.)
    • Packing  + (Used as a filler in boxes etc in order to protect the contents.)
    • Bedding  + (Used as a lining for sleeping on or putting fruits etc on.)
    • Wick  + (Used as a wick for candles, lamps etc.)
    • Egg  + (Used as an egg substitute.)
    • Beads  + (Used as necklaces etc.)
    • Pins  + (Used as needles and pins in sewing etc. Also used to lance boils, extract splinters from the skin etc.)
    • Brush  + (Used for cleaning clothes, as a paintbrush etc.)
    • Scourer  + (Used for cleaning pots, pans, plates etc.)
    • Disinfectant  + (Used for cleaning wounds)
    • Mulch  + (Used for covering the ground to conserve the nutrients in the soil.)
    • Charcoal  + (Used for fuel, drawing, deodorant, filter, fertilizer etc.)
    • Ethanol  + (Used for fuel.)
    • Lining  + (Used for lining boxes, baskets etc so that fragile items can be more safely carried in them.)
    • Mordant  + (Used for making a dye more permanent, it also affects the colour of the dye.)
    • Wax  + (Used for making candles etc.)
    • Fibre  + (Used for making cloth, rope, paper etc.)
    • Potash  + (Used for making glass, soap and as a fertilizer.)
    • Thatching  + (Used for making thatched roofs.)
    • Needles  + (Used for sewing, darning etc.)
    • Friction sticks  + (Used for starting fires when there are no matches.)
    • Tinder  + (Used for starting fires. See also Kindling.)
    • Litmus  + (Used for testing whether a substance is acid or alkaline.)
    • Pitch  + (Used for waterproofing, in paints etc.)
    • Birthing aid  + (Used in facilitating birth, but not just to cause uterine contrctions)
    • Stuffing  + (Used in making soft toys, mattresses, pillows etc.)
    • Rust treatments  + (Used in the prevention and treatment of rust.)
    • Plaster  + (Used in the treatment of broken bones)
    • Cancer  + (Used in the treatment of cancer)
    • Cardiac  + (Used in the treatment of heart problems)
    • Kidney  + (Used in the treatment of kidney diseases)
    • Stings  + (Used in the treatment of stings and insect bites)
    • VD  + (Used in the treatment of venereal disease)
    • Warts  + (Used in the treatment of warts, corns etc)
    • Infertility  + (Used in treating problems of human fertility)
    • Size  + (Used on materials, paper etc to give a surface that will take ink, dyes etc.)
    • Curdling agent  + (Used to curdle milks.)
    • Roofing  + (Used to give a waterproof roof to buildings. See also Thatching.)
    • Cosmetic  + (Used to improve the physicalappearence of a person.)
    • Water filter  + (Used to strain out particles from liquids.)
    • Thickener  + (Used to thicken stews, soups, and so on.)
    • Plant support  + (Usually bamboos, used as canes in the garden for holding up plants.)
    • Miscellany  + (Various medicinal actions that need more clarification)
    • Baby care  + (Various plants that can be used in place of items such as nappies.)
    • Vasodilator  + (Widens the blood vessels, thereby reducing blood pressure)
    • Timber  + (Wood prepared for use in building and carpentry.)
    • Dye  + (is a material which can be used as a soak to change the colour of fabric, animal skins, etc.)