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    Falabella Shire
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    Herbalism - Miscellaneous

    Post  Falabella Shire on Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:53 am

    Miscellaneous

    How to use dependent on each individual herb

    Name: Yerba santa
    Type: Miscellaneous
    Required Herbalism Level: 15
    Posts to take effect: Effective Immediately
    Duration of effect: 5 posts
    Primary Effect: Keeps airways open for proper breathing
    Other Effect: none
    Additional Details: none
    Counters effect of: Blocked airway
    Counter with: N/A
    Found: where it grows in several types of habitat, including chaparral (mild, wet winters and hot dry summers) and wildfire, featuring summer drought-tolerant plants with hard sclerophyllous evergreen leaves), in the coastal and inland hills and mountains
    Physical Description: a hairy to woolly shrub growing one to three meters tall. The leaves are up to 17 centimeters long by 6 wide, gray-green with a coat of woolly hairs, and sometimes toothed along the edges. The inflorescence is a cluster of bell-shaped lavender flowers.
    Part(s) Used: Leaves and flowers
    How to use: Crush herb into a poultice, apply directly onto effected skin, or make into a drink of 50/50 (hide it in strong flavored food or drink if desired).  Only need a teaspoon ingested to be effective (ingestion takes one extra post for effect).  Can be inhaled in the form of smoke.

    Name: Clove
    Type: Miscellaneous
    Required Herbalism Level: 20
    Posts to take effect: 1 post
    Duration of effect: 1 post
    Primary Effect: Makes you cough up any fluid or mucus in the airway and lungs
    Other Effect: none
    Additional Details: Also used for upset stomach. The oil is used topically to treat toothache.
    Counters effect of: drowning
    Counter with: N/A
    Found: Clove grows best in rich loamy soils in the wet tropics.  Can also grow in heavier red soils, but in either case, needs good drainage.  Prefers partial shade and even rainfall.  This plant does best in tropical conditions
    Physical Description: a triangular shaped evergreen tree growing about 40 feet tall with smooth gray bark and 5-inch-long, glossy opposite leaves that resemble bay leaves. The attractive red and white bell shaped flowers bloom year round in 1/4-inch clusters at the ends of the branches and have four tiny petals surrounded by a long, four-parted calyx (the “stem” of the clove) and numerous stamens. The buds are pink, but the calyx changes from yellow to deep red-pink after the stamens fall.
    Part(s) Used: leaves and flowers
    How to Use: Crush herb into a poultice, apply directly onto effected skin (over chest and throat area), or make into a drink of 50/50 (hide it in strong flavored food or drink if desired).  Only need a teaspoon ingested to be effective (ingestion takes one extra post for effect).  Can be inhaled in the form of smoke.


    Name: Wolfberry
    Type: Miscellaneous
    Required Herbalism Level: 85
    Posts to take effect: 1 post
    Duration of effect: 5 posts
    Primary Effect: Vision boosted, see clearly 200’ away
    Other Effect: None
    Additional Details: Assists in ailments of the liver, lungs, and kidneys.
    Counters effect of: N/A
    Counter with: N/A
    Found: Hedges, on walls and waste ground.  Moderate climate, found most everywhere.
    Physical Description: Deciduous woody perennial plants, growing 1–3 m high.  Leaves form on the shoot either in an alternating arrangement or in bundles of up to three, each having a shape that is either lanceolate (shaped like a spearhead longer than it is wide) or ovate (egg-like). Leaf dimensions are 7-cm wide by 3.5-cm broad with blunted or round tips.  The flowers grow in groups of one to three in the leaf axils. The calyx (eventually ruptured by the growing berry) consists of bell-shaped or tubular sepals forming short, triangular lobes. The corolla are lavender or light purple, 9–14 mm wide with five or six lobes shorter than the tube.   Produces a bright orange-red, ellipsoid berry 1–2-cm deep
    Part(s) Used: Fruit and flower
    How to Use: Coat a weapon with a 50/50 mixture of crushed herb and water, Crush herb into a poultice, apply directly onto effected skin (over closed eyes), or make into a drink of 50/50 (hide it in strong flavored food or drink if desired).  Only need a teaspoon ingested to be effective (ingestion takes one extra post for effect).  Can be inhaled in the form of smoke.

    Name: Kratom
    Type: Miscellaneous
    Required Herbalism Level: 100
    Posts to take effect: 1
    Duration of effect: N/A
    Primary Effect: Negates Opium poppy addiction.  Opium poppy is addictive if used more than every other battle topic.  Addiction will reduce Stat boost of Opium poppy by 5 points for every battle topic over allowed amount.  Will require 1 dose of Kratom (Mitragyna speciosa) to void withdrawal symptoms for every post above usage allowed.
    Other Effect: None
    Additional Details: Known to prevent or delay withdrawal symptoms in an opiate dependent individual, and it is often used to mitigate cravings thereafter
    Counters effect of: Over using Opium poppy
    Counter with: N/A
    Found: warm and tropical conditions
    Physical Description: Kratom trees usually grow to a height of 12–30 ft. tall and 15 ft. wide, although under the right conditions, certain species can reach up to 40–100 ft. in height. The stem is erect and branching. The leaves of the kratom tree are a dark green color and can grow to over 7 inches long and 4in wide, ovate-acuminate in shape, and opposite in growth pattern
    Part(s) Used: Leaves
    How to Use: Coat a weapon with a 50/50 mixture of crushed herb and water, or make into a drink of 50/50 (hide it in strong flavored food or drink if desired).  Only need a teaspoon ingested to be effective (ingestion takes one extra post for effect).  Can be inhaled in the form of smoke.


    Last edited by forty on Thu Jul 04, 2013 1:31 pm; edited 2 times in total (Reason for editing : took out memory herbs)


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