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A list of all pages that have property "Has definition" with value "Herbs, spices and other plants that can be used as seasonings for food". Since there have been only a few results, also nearby values are displayed.

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  • 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)
 (Herbs, spices and other plants that can be used as seasonings for food)
  • 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)
  • Hypnotic  + (Induces sleep)
  • 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.)