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  • 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.)
 (Used as a fabric stiffener)
  • 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)