Thursday, April 11, 2013

Primrose Panacea

In modern medicine, primrose is allegedly used to (deep breath) aid weight losss, reduce high blood pressure, helps treat skin disorders, female menstrual disorders, multiple sclerosis, alcoholism, nervous conditions, migraines, vertigo, hysteria, epilepsy, convulsion, insomnia, general weakness, nervous conditions, rheumatism, palsy, backache, cystitis, urine retention, as an expectorant, as an ointment for burns, softens wrinkles (!) and lightens freckles.  whew.

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