NAME : FUMITORY
GAELIC NAME :
LATIN NAME : Fumaria officinalis.
COMMON / FOLK NAMES : Earth
MEDICINAL PART : The flowering herb.
HABITAT : Everywhere on Earth.
DESCRIPTION : Fumitory is an annual plant found practically everywhere on
earth, mostly around areas where other plants are cultivated. The sub-erect, hollow stem
is angular, smooth, and bluish hued. The leaves are alternate, gray-green and bi- or
tri-pinnate with small, narrow divisions.
FLOWERING PERIOD : The small flowers vary from reddish-purple to
yellowish-white, have a reddish-black spot at the tip, and grow in loose racemes from May
PROPERTIES : Cholagogue
USES: Fumitory is used internally primarily for liver and gallbladder
Large doses act as a laxative and diuretic, but excessive doses can cause
diarrhoea and stomach-ache.
For chronic constipation, use Fumitory in combination with other appropriate herbs.
Take Fumitory also for scabies and other skin
Preparation and Dosage: Use the dried herb.
GENDER : Feminine
PLANET : Saturn
ELEMENT : Earth
POWERS : Money
An infusion of Fumitory sprinkled around your house and rubbed onto
your shoes once a week will draw money to you quickly. Fumitory has been burned to
exorcise evil spirits for centuries.