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Scrophularia nodosa (Figwort)

Scrophularia nodosa detoxifies the body and treats various kinds of skin disorders related to itchiness and irritation (psoriasis, eczema�) through its diuretic and laxative properties. Like the genus reveal, figwort was used in the past for cases of scrofula, a type of tuberculosis infection that causes symptoms in the lymph nodes of the neck, because the flowers bear similarities with the throat. It�s also a cardiac stimulant and should be avoided by people with an abnormally rapid heartbeat.