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  • 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)
  • Antidermatosic  + (Prevents or cures skin complaints)
  • Antitussive  + (Prevents or relieves coughing)
  • Antiecchymotic  + (Prevents or treats bruising)
  • 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)