Tansy, Feverfew and Mullein. Receptaria: Hildegard von Bingen

Tansy emmenagogue A woman who is in pain from obstructed menses should take TANSY (Tanacetum vulgare) and equal weight FEVERFEW (Tanacetum parthanium), a bit more MULLEIN (Verbascum) than either of the others. She should cook these in water FROM A FREELY FLOWING STREAM which is tempered by the SUN AND AIR.

Tanacetum vulgare / Tansy

Venus owns this herb, which when bruised and applied to the navel, stays miscarriages. The decoction, or juice, drunk in wine, is profitable to expel wind from the stomach, belly and bowels, to provoke women’s courses and expel windiness in … Read More