Turnip - Nabo
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Type in Ailment or Herb
Turnip, common name for a hardy, biennial herb, of the
mustard family, grown for its edible root. Turnips are native to Europe and
parts of Asia and are cultivated in temperate and subarctic regions throughout
The yellow flowers, arranged in erect racemes, have four sepals, four petals,
six stamens, and a solitary pistil. The fruit is a long, slender, many-seeded
pod. The turnip differs from the rutabaga in having densely grouped stems and
white-fleshed roots. Turnips are grown extensively for food and to provide feed
Scientific classification: The turnip
belongs to the family Brassicaceae
(formerly Cruciferae).It is
classified as Brassica rapa, Rapifera Group.
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Nabo Properties Favored by Aztec's
- Eliminates Bile Stones,
- Calms Cough,
- Cures Colds,
- Whooping Cough
- also used externally for Itchy Skin.
Methods of Use
- To eliminate Bile Stones: Mix 6 Turnip slices,10
Tomato Plant leaves, 10 Wormwood leaves, 2 pinches of Resurrection Fern
and the juice of 2 Lemons in a liter of water.
Drink 3 cups of this brew, the first cup on an EMPTY
STOMACH before going to bed the second cup in the morning and the last cup
- To Calm Coughs, Cure a Cold, Bronchitis and Whooping
Cough: Drink a Hot Cup of Turnip Root decoction and Bundle Up
- To Sooth Itchy Skin: Apply external cataplasms of
peeled and cooked Turnip over the affected area.
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This presentation is not a guide to the identification of plants or their use
as a substitute for standard medical treatments.
Many plants with medicinal properties are also toxic and frequently
if taken at incorrect dosages or if not prepared in a specific fashion.
We do not advocate the consumption of reputed medicinal plant products
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