(Cornflower - a.k.a Cyani) (Centaurea cyanus)
Cornflower is an herb used by the Plains Indians for stings, insect bites and snake bites. The properties in Cornflower are very close to Blessed Thistle.
The water that is distilled from the Cornflower petals has been used to treat weak or sore eyes. When Cornflower is dried as a powder, it is used to treat bruises. And when the leaves, seeds or distilled water of Cornflower is taken in wine, it is said that it is a guard against infectious diseases. This herb has been used for ulcers and sores/ulcers in the mouth.
None known at this time.
Cornflower is used to treat conjunctivitis, corneal abrasions, dermatitis, eye problems, gastro-intestinal discomfort, nervous conditions, poisonous bites, insect bites and stings, and toothaches.
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