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    Herbs of the clans

    Post by Starclan on Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:04 am

    Key:
    Red Name = Treatment of Wounds
    Yellow Name = Treatment of Diseases
    Gray Name = Poisonous
    Green Name = Other

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    Alder Bark

    Description: Bark of the alder tree.
    Location: Unknown.
    Usage: For tooth pain
    Effect: Eases toothaches


    Beech Leaves

    Description: The distinguishing feature of the leaf is the serrated edges
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: By ThunderClan medicine cats for carrying other herbs.
    Effect: None


    Blackberry Leaves

    Description: Leaves from the prickly blackberry bush.
    Location: Almost anywhere; they are very hardy plants.
    Usage: These leaves are chewed into a pulp.
    Effect: Eases the swelling of beestings.


    Borage Leaves

    Description: It is easily distinguished by its small blue or pink star-shaped flowers and hairy leaves.
    Location: Grows best in forests
    Usage: It is chewed and eaten by nursing queens.
    Effect: It produces more and better milk. It also brings down fevers.


    Burdock Root

    Description: Tall-stemmed thistle with a sharp smell and dark leaves.
    Location: Best in dry areas
    Usage: The root is dug up, the soil is washed off, and then it is chewed into a pulp.
    Effect: Lessens and heals the pain of infected rat bites.


    Burnet

    Description: Has oval-shaped leaves with serrated edges. Stems grow 50-200cm tall, with large clusters of small flower buds on top.
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: A traveling herb
    Effect: Is said to help stop minor bleeding on humans. Keeps a wolf's strength up



    Catchweed

    Description: A plant with fuzzy green balls on long clining stems.
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: The burrs are put on the pelt where poltices are.
    Effect: Stops poltices from being rubbed off without hurting the skin.


    Catmint

    Description: A leafy and delicious-smelling plant.
    Location: Rarely found in the wild; mostly found in Twoleg gardens.
    Usage: Eaten
    Effect: Best remedy for the deadly greencough, which pups and elders usually catch in the season of leaf-bare. Can also be used for whitecough.


    Celandine

    Description: Yellow flower with four petals
    Location: Grows better on ThunderClan's territory, though it also grows on RiverClan's territory.
    Usage: Juice is trickled into the eye
    Effect: Soothes damaged eyes.



    Chamomile

    Description: A small, white flower with a large, yellow center
    Location: Can be found in Twoleg gardens
    Usage: Eaten
    Effect: Strengthens the heart and soothes the mind. Also given to traveling wolves for strength.



    Chervil

    Description: A sweet-smelling plant with large, leafy, fern-like leaves and small white flowers.
    Location: In the Forest Territories, it was found at Snakerocks.
    Usage: Chewed to extract the juice of the leaves or the root.
    Effect: For infected wounds and bellyache, respectively. Can be used during whelping



    Chickweed

    Description: Tall-stemmed plant with fat, almond-shaped leaves.
    Location: In the Forest Territories, it grew near Sunningrocks.
    Usage: Unknown
    Effect: Treats greencough, though catmint is often preferred.



    Cob Nuts

    Description: A smooth brown nut with a hard outside shell. A type of hazelnut.
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Made into ointments.
    Effect: Unknown



    Cobwebs

    Description: Long, thin, shiny strands spun into a web by spiders. Very common.
    Location: All around the forest
    Usage: Press over wound.
    Effect: To soak up and stop (or slow) the bleeding. It may also be used to bind broken bones.



    Coltsfoot

    Description: A flowering plant with yellow or white flowers resembling dandelions. Grows best in newleaf.
    Location: Grows by a waterfall in RiverClan's forest territory. It also grows well in ShadowClan's lake territory[27]
    Usage: Leaves chewed into a pulp
    Effect: Eases breathing or puppy-cough, as well as cracked or sore pads.



    Comfrey Root

    Description: It has large leaves, small bell-shaped flowers, which are pink, white, or purple, and fat, black roots. Tangy smell
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Roots are chewed into a poultice
    Effect: Repairs broken bones or soothes wounds. Also used for wrenched claws. Can be used for itching, Used for inflammation on stiff joints



    Daisy Leaf

    Description: Thick, dark green, oval shaped leaves
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Chewed into a paste
    Effect: Eases the pain of aching joints. It is also a travelling herb.



    Dandelion

    Description: Common yellow-flowered plant with long, hollow stems.
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: The white liquid is thought to be applied to bee stings, Leaves can be chewed
    Effect: Thought to soothe and heal bee stings. Its leaves can also be chewed to act like a painkiller.




    Dock

    Description: Common, large-leafed plant with a tangy smell and taste.
    Location: Doesn't grow well in mountains, best in leafy areas
    Usage: Chewed up and applied to scratches. Similar to sorrel.
    Effect: Soothes scratches, though can sting when being applied. Soothes sore pads



    Fennel

    Description: Thin, spiky leaves
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Stalks are broken and juice is squeezed into the receiver's mouth



    Feverfew

    Description: Small bush with flowers resembling daisies, sharp tangy smell, small soft leaves
    Location: Grows best along the water
    Usage: Eaten
    Effect: Reduces body temperature for cats with fever or chills. Also heals aches and pains, especially good for headaches
    Effect: Helps pain in the hips



    Goldenrod

    Description: A tall plant with bright, yellow flowers.
    Location: Grows well on the WindClan moors
    Usage: Chewed into a poultice.
    Effect: Good for healing wounds.



    Heather Nectar

    Description: Nectar found in bell-shaped flowers.
    Location: Best grown in shady areas
    Usage: Included in herbal mixtures.
    Effect: Makes swallowing easier and sweetens mixtures



    Honey

    Description: A sweet, golden-coloured liquid made by bees.
    Location: In honeycombs or bees nests up in trees.
    Usage: Eaten, or given by moss soaked in it.
    Effect: Soothes infections, smoke-damaged or sore throats, and helps wolves swallow other concoctions.



    Horsetail

    Description: A tall, bristly-stemmed plant, referred to with fleshy stalks
    Location: Any marshy area.
    Usage: Chewed to a poultice, and applied to wounds
    Effect: Treats infections



    Ivy Leaf

    Description: Leaves from the ivy vine.
    Location: Grows in the ThunderClan medicine den
    Usage: By ShadowClan medicine wolves to store other herbs.
    Effect: None



    Juniper Berries

    Description: Purple-blue berries from the dark green, spiky-leaved juniper bush.
    Location: Grows in places that are not wet
    Usage: Chewed and eaten.
    Effect: Soothes bellyaches, gives strength, and helps troubled breathing. It is also used to help calm cats.


    Lamb's Ear

    Description: Soft, fuzzy green plant.
    Location: Commonly found in the mountains
    Usage: Unknown
    Effect: Gives a wolf strength.


    Lavender

    Description: A small, purple, flowering plant.
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Unknown
    Effect: Cures fever and chills. Also a herb used to hide the scent of death.



    Mallow Leaves

    Description: Three-nubbed leaves from a flowering shrub, sweet rose scent
    Location: Grows best near shore, but best collected at sunhigh, when they are dry.
    Usage: Eaten
    Effect: Soothes bellyache.



    Marigold

    Description: A low-growing flower, yellow to bright orange
    Location: Near water
    Usage: Petals or leaves chewed in a poultice. Juice can be used as well
    Effect: Stops infection. Stops bleeding. Used for inflammation of stiff joints



    Mint

    Description: None
    Location: Patch beside ThunderClan nursery
    Usage: Rubbed on a dead body
    Effect: Hides the scent of death



    Mouse Biles
    Extracted from the mouse. The only remedy for ticks, mouse bile is foul smelling, and is stored in moss. When dabbed on a tick, the tick falls off. Smell can be masked by wild garlic, or by washing paws in running water. If accidentally swallowed, can leave a horrible taste in mouth for days. Medicine cats always have to remember to wash their paws in a body of water, such as a creek or stream, after using mouse bile.



    Dried Oak Leaf

    Description: Round, cartoony ruffled leaves.
    Location: All over the forest floor and collected in leaf-fall.
    Usage: Unknown, but stored in a dry place.
    Effect: Stops infection from setting in.



    Parsley

    Description: A long-stemmed plant with ragged-edged crinkly leaves, Sharp scent, tastes cold and fresh, tastes the same fresh or dried
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Eaten
    Effect: Stops a queen from producing milk if her pups die, don't need milk anymore, or are producing too much milk. Also used to cure bellyache.



    Poppy Seeds

    Description: Small black seeds that are shaken out of a dried poppy flowerhead.
    Location: All over the forest
    Usage: Chewed on
    Effect: They can put a wolf to sleep, soothe shock or distress, or ease pain. Not recommended for nursing queens.



    Ragwort Leaves

    Description: Tall shrub with yellow flowers, Tastes foul to cats
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Crushed and chewed; mixed with juniper berries, it can help aching joints.
    Effect: Treats aching joints and keeps a wolf's strength up



    Ragweed

    Description: Ragged-leaved plant resembling a fern.
    Location: Thought to be commonly found in the mountains
    Usage: Thought to give wolves extra strength
    Effect: Like lamb's ear, ragweed gives a wolf extra strength and energy



    Raspberry Leaves

    Description: Soft to the touch, but with jagged edges.
    Location: In the forest, it grew near the catmint
    Usage: It could be a painkiller, or help stop bleeding during whelping
    Effect: Could possibly ease pain, or stop bleeding



    Rosemary

    Description: Tall with needle-like leaves and purple flowers.
    Location: Near the ThunderClan warriors den in the forest territory.
    Usage: Put on the pelt of a dead wolf to prepare for burial.
    Effect: Hides the scent of death.


    Rush

    Description: It has long narrow leaves and lavender-colored head stalks
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Used to bind broken bones
    Effect: Helps hold a broken limb in place, such as casts for Twolegs



    Snakeroot

    Description: The best remedy for poison, especially snake bites
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Thought to be applied to wounds
    Effect: Thought to heal poison



    Sorrel

    Description: Similar to dock, Sorrel is used as a traveling herb
    Location: Can be found near Twoleg nests
    Usage: Eaten
    Effect: Traveling herb



    Stinging Nettle

    Description: It has green, spiny seeds.
    Location: All over the forest
    Usage: The seeds are eaten by a cat who's swallowed poison, or the leaves are chewed into a poultice for a wound.
    Effect: Induces vomiting, or brings down swelling, respectively. Can be mixed with comfrey to help heal broken bones. Helps with wounds



    Tansy

    Description: The tansy plant has round, yellow leaves, and has a very sweet and strong scent, making it good for disguising a cat's scent
    Location: Found in the forest and near Twoleg places
    Usage: To be consumed, but only in small doses.
    Effect: Cures coughs. Can be used to cure wounds and poisons. Stops cats from getting greencough. Soothes throats.



    Tormentil

    Description: It has a strong, romantic scent to it and a sharp taste
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Chewed and put on the wound
    Effect: Its root is good for treating all wounds and extracting poison



    Thyme

    Description: Small, delicate, thick, sticky leaves with a fresh tang
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Leaves can be chewed on
    Effect: Calms nervousness, anxiety, and wolves who are in shock.



    Travelling Herbs
    Traveling Herbs consists of sorrel, daisy, chamomile and burnet. Used to give a wolf more energy and strength.



    Watermint

    Description: A green, leafy plant
    Location: Usually found in streams or damp earth
    Usage: It is usually chewed into a pulp, and then eaten
    Effect: Eases the suffering that originates from a bellyache



    Wild Garlic

    Description: Due to its strong smell, it is good for hiding the scent of a certain Clan, and disguising cats on raids.
    Location: Not far from the forest entrance in the ThunderClan camp.
    Usage: One must roll in it
    Effect: Prevents infection, especially rat bites.



    Willow Bark

    Description: Bark of the willow tree
    Location: Grows near Twoleg places
    Usage: Unknown
    Effect: Eases pain



    Wintergreen

    Description: Easily identifiable by its red berries
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Unknown
    Effect: Treats wounds and some poisons



    Yarrow

    Description: A flowering plant
    Location: Snakerocks
    Usage: Its leaves are chewed into a poultice that can be given to cats or applied to a wound depending on the situation.
    Effect: Extracts poison from wounds. Will make a cat vomit up toxins. The ointment will soften and help heal cracked pads.



    POISONS


    Deathberries

    Description: Red berries from the dark-leaved, poisonous yew bush.
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Sometimes used to kill other cats by making them eat the berry.
    Effect: Kills a wolf within minutes when consumed.



    Foxglove Seeds

    Description: Tiny, black seeds from the bell-shaped flower of the foxglove plant.
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: They are used to treat the heart
    Effect: They can easily cause paralysis and heart failure


    Holly Berries

    Description: Plant with spiny leaves that produces red berries with no medicinal value.[120]
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Unknown
    Effect: Not a bother to adult wolves, however can be poisonous for pups.




    Nightshade

    Description: Tubular flower with radiating petals
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: To kill a wolf who cannot be saved quickly.
    Effect: Poisonous



    Water Hemlock

    Description: Green or white flowers with petals in umbrella-shaped clusters
    Location: Unknown
    Usage: Unknown
    Effect: Causes writhing and foaming at the mouth.

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