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An expansive list of herbs that are commonly found around each Clan territory and their respective uses. Use this page as a reference when writing for medicine cats. If you're looking for a specific ailment, try using Ctrl + F to pinpoint the keyword/illness you want to treat:
► Addar Barrack: Used for toothache.
► Alfalfa: If chewed, prevents tooth decay.
► Almond: Helps soothe sore throats if chewed into a pulp and put with other herbs.
► Aloe Vera: The gel inside of the leaves helps cure skin problems and burns. Leaves can be chewed and spit on skin problems and burns.
► Ash Tree Seeds: May be consumed to fight pain.
► Aspen Tree Bark: Relieves stress and soothes restlessness and distraughtness.
► Ash Tree: New shoots should be chewed and then applied to an adder or viper wound to resist the effects of the poison.
► Beech Leaves: Useful for carrying other herbs, especially small or delicate ones.
► Belladonna: Calms spasms and cramps.
► Bindweed: Helps fasten sticks together to keep a broken leg in place.
► Birthwort: When chewed, induces contractions.
► Blackberry Leaves: When chewed, reduces swelling from bee stings.
► Blessed Thistle: Increases circulation of blood if swallowed.
► Borage Leaves: Reduces fevers. To be chewed and eaten. The plant can be distinguished by its small blue or pink star-shaped flowers and hairy leaves. Great for nursing queens as it helps increase their supply of milk.
► Borage Root: Leaves and roots may be consumed to stave off fevers.
► Borage Seeds: Should be given to a queen to help her provide more available milk.
► Bramble Twig: Helps to sleep if chewed into a fine syrup and consumed.
► Broken Rosemary Blooms: Heals wounds near the eyes or eyelids; also helps for eye infections.
► Broom: Its poultice is used for broken limbs.
► Broom Malice Poultice: Heals open wounds.
► Burdock Leaves: If chewed, should be applied to a non-infected wound to speed up healing.
► Burdock Root: The sap is used for rat bites; usually infected ones; may also draw out infection.
► Burnet: Gives a cat strength.
► Buttonbush Down: If digested, helps with constipation and urinal problems.
► Catchweed: Burrs can be used to help hold treatment onto a cat.
► Catmint: Treats whitecough and greencough; may also help relax a cat. Also treats congestion.
► Celandine: Useful for cats with weak eyesight. Rub it on the eye.
► Chamomile: Calms a cat. May also add to physical strength. Soothes depression, fatigue, and the heart.
► Chaparral: Helps clean the face.
► Chervil: The juice of the leaves is used for infected wounds. The root, if manually chewed, is good for bellyaches.
► Chewed Gumweed: Helps to seal wounds from infection. It slightly stings but collects the skin together and makes it close faster, therefore preventing infection.
► Chickweed: Helps treat greencough and blackcough.
► Cob Nuts: Can be made into ointments for skin irritation.
► Cobwebs: Used to stop bleeding.
► Coltsfoot: Good for shortness of breath and kitten cough.
► Comfrey: Treats broken bones.
► Comfrey Root: If chewed and rubbed on a wound, it cleans it.
► Crushed Pawpaw Roots: If digested, useful for healing kitten cough.
► Crushed Iris Petals: Stimulates breathing during the birthing process; also useful for a kit's sore throat. Only useful if digested.
► Crushed Marigold Petals: Prevents infection of serious wounds. Avoid using around eyes; can result in serious irritation.
► Crushed Rose Thorns: Helps seal the wound.
► Culver's Root: Use with feverfew, when a cat takes a dip in some sort of water.
► Daisy Leaves: If chewed into a paste, can be a useful remedy for aching joints.
► Dandelion: Soothes bee stings and light, but irritating, scratches. Can be chewed to act as a painkiller.
► Deathberries (Yew)/Nightshade: Fatally poisonous berries that can kill in a matter of minutes. Never give to a cat. If a cat is beyond saving, however, you may give them deathberries so they will be killed instantly and suffer no pain.
► Deathberry Roots: Roots and leaves can be chewed together and applied to sore places, but never to an open wound.
► Dock Leaves: When chewed, forms a slippery substance. If rubbed on a cat's fur, it can be useful for releasing the cat from entrapment. Also used for soothing scratches and cracked pads.
► Dried Oak leaf: Collected in the autumn and stored in a dry place. Stops infections.
► Echinacia: Eases infection.
► Fennel: Eases pain in the hips. Useful for kitting queens.
► Ferns: Cleans a wound.
► Feverfew: Leaves are used to cool fevers and treat head pains. May also be consumed for stomach ailment and to cure colds.
► Foxglove Cloves: Purges toxins from the body by making a cat vomit them.
► Foxglove Leaves: Used on deep wounds to stop bleeding quickly.
► Foxglove Seeds: Treat the heart, but can cause paralysis and heart failure if overdosed.
► Garlic: Used for fleas.
► Garlic Juice: Dripped into wounds to prevent infection. Sets off a slight stinging sensation.
► Ginger: Used for asthma and coughs if consumed.
► Goldenrod: Used to treat aching joints and stiffness; also a good remedy for healing wounds.
► Goldenrod Juice: Dripped into wounds to numb pain; basically a painkiller. It does no actual healing.
► Grass: Used for upset stomachs if consumed.
► Hawthorn Berries: Treats indigestion. Very similar to deathberries; watch out.
► Heather Nectar: Improves the taste of bitter herbs, such as dock and yarrow. Does no harm to the poultice, herb, or otherwise cure in the process.
► Holly Berries: Like deathberries, can kill a cat instantly and without pain if they cannot be saved.
► Honey: Soothes infection and, if swallowed, will sooth sore throats. Particularly good for smoke inhalation.
► Hops: Calms or soothes scattered nerves, anxiety, etc.
► Hornbeam: If chewed, good for depression.
► Horsetail: Used to treat infected wounds. If chewed, stops infection.
► Ivy Juices: Calms a cat if consumed.
► Ivy Leaves: Useful for storing herbs, especially small or delicate ones.
► Juniper Berries: Used for bellyaches as well as soothing pain. It also helps cats regain their strength.
► Lady's Mantle: Stops bleeding.
► Lamb's Ear: Good for strength.
► Lavender: Treats chills. Leaves and flowers are particularly good for head and throat pains. Inhaling the scent of fresh flowers may calm a cat.
► Lavender Stem: Calms a cat in shock.
► Lotus Roots: Keeps a cat awake.
► Mallow Leaves: Soothes bellyaches.
► Marigold: Used to stop and soothe infections in wounds as well as healing wounds and sores. If swallowed, may relieve chills.
► Milkweed Juice: Used for sores and burns. Poisonous if ingested; do not use around the ears or eyes.
► Mint: Hides the scent of death. May also ease bellyaches.
► Mouse Bile: Used for removing ticks.
► Narcissus Flower Petals: Used when a she-cat has contractions. Helps soothe their mind.
► Parsley: Used to stop a queen's milk if her kits perish.
► Peathingy Flower Petals: Helps kitten cough by clearing clogged throats and nasal passages. (Note: Doesn't have to be used just for kits, although it is especially effective against kitten cough.)
► Poppy Seed: Used to soothe distress and pain; useful for making a sick cat sleep.
► Poppy Flower: Flower heads may be consumed together to stop coughing.
► Ragweed: Gives a cat extra strength and energy.
► Ragwort: Used for strength. Also useful for aching joints.
► Raspberry Leaves: Eases pain and bleeding. Particularly useful during a rough, early kitting.
► Rosemary: Hides the scent of death.
► Rosemary & Thyme: If mixed together and applied to a cat's fur, makes a fantastic flea repellent. Fleas hate the smell.
► Rosinweed: Cleans out the system when poison(s) have been digested. Takes effect upon relieving yourself.
► Rush: Holds broken legs in place.
► Sacred Root: Used for upset stomachs if digested.
► Sage Root: Heals cracked pads. Use with poppy seeds.
► Shock Root: Stimulates the nerve system. Use after a cat has been knocked out, poisoned, or head trauma.
► Skullcap Seeds: Gives a cat extra strength.
► Smut Rye: Stimulates uterine contractions.
► Snakeroot: Counters poison.
► Snapdragon Seeds: Clears up ringworm; also helps rid the cat of fleas.
► Sorrel: Gives a cat strength.
► Sticks: Distracts cats from pain, and helps bind broken legs.
► Stinging Nettle: Used to lower swelling. The spiny green seeds can be administered to a cat that's swallowed poison.
► Sweet-Sedge: Eases infection.
► Tansy (Flower): Consumed to stop coughing. Leaves, flowers, and stems are consumed to remove worms. Do not give to a pregnant queen; it will make her miscarry. Administer all tansy in small doses.
► Tansy Leaves: May be chewed to relieve joint pains. Do not give to a pregnant queen; it will make her miscarry. May also keep a cat's hunger at bay.
► Thinned Heather Down: Helps the indigestion of a kit by lining the kit's stomach and absorbing the uncomfortable juices. Only useful if digested.
► Tormentil Roots: Useful for treating wounds and extracting poisons.
► Thyme Leaves: Used to treat shock. May calm a cat and aid in restful sleep as well as frayed nerves.
► Water Hemlock: A dangerous poison, but looks similar to parsley. Causes writhing, pain, and foaming at the mouth. If yarrow isn't used quickly, will kill a cat. Not recommended for use, even if a cat is beyond saving.
► Watermint: Best cure for bellyache.
► Wild Garlic: Prevents infection. Rolling in a patch of wild garlic can help prevent infection, especially for dangerous wounds like rat bites.
► Willow: Water from beneath the bark may be dropped into a cat's eye to cure blurriness of vision. May be applied to dry patches of skin to relieve itches.
► Willow Bark: Small amounts may ease pain, inflammation, and to ease diarrhea or fevers.
► Willow Leaves: Stops vomiting.
► Windflower Shoots: Useful for cramps, especially if those of a pregnant she-cat's.
► Wintergreen: Treats wounds and some poisons.
► Witch Hazel: An energizer.
► Wormwood: Relieves pain when chewed.
► Yarrow: Makes cats vomit. Useful for expelling poison. However, if used on an extremely ill cat, it could make them sicker. A flowering plant whose leaves can be made into a poultice and applied to wounds or scratches to expel poison.
(C) ELLIE @ GANGNAM STYLE
An abbreviated list of herbs cats should ingest before embarking on a long journey:
► Burnet: Gives extra strength.
► Chamomile: Gives extra strength, as well as a calming effect.
► Daisy: Keeps joint aching down during walking, and keeps hunger at bay.
► Sorrel: Gives extra strength.
(C) ELLIE @ GANGNAM STYLE
Posted Aug 1, 2018 18:32:43 GMT
Edited by lyric Aug 7, 2018 17:48:39 GMT