FUMITORY

NAME : FUMITORY

GAELIC NAME : 

LATIN NAME : Fumaria officinalis.

COMMON / FOLK NAMES : Earth smoke Hedge Fumitory Beggary Fumiterry Fumus Fumus Terrae Kaphnos Nidor Scheiteregi Taubenkropp Vapor Wax Dolls

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 to September.

PROPERTIES : Cholagogue Diuretic Laxative Stomachic Tonic

USES: Fumitory is used internally primarily for liver and gallbladder problems. 

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 problems.

Preparation and Dosage: Use the dried herb.

MAGICAL PROPERTIES

GENDER : Feminine
PLANET : Saturn
ELEMENT : Earth
POWERS : Money Exorcism

DEITIES: Aine Dagda

MAGICAL USES

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.

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