Queen’s delight

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Queen’s delight

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb that contains cyanogenic alkaloids, calcium oxylate, resin and volatile oil; it is diuretic, emetic, expectorant, and laxative. Once used for syphilis, modern herbalists use Queen’s delight for respiratory tract infection (laryngitis, bronchitis) and skin conditions.
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Queen's Delight Root (Stillingia sylvatica) is used as a tonic for the treatment of psoriasis and rheumatism, as well as a laxative.