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PostSubject: List of Medicines and Ailments   Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:48 pm


These are the herbs used to cure and wounds or ailments in the Clans, as well as the known ailments and injuries.
If you are looking for a cure to a certain illness, press Control + F (Command + F on a Mac) on your computer keyboard to search for a keyword. For example, if I were looking for a cure to venom, I would search "poison," and medicines used to fight poison would be highlighted.

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Medicines and Cures

  • Alderbark: Eaten to cure toothache

  • Alfalfa: Used to prevent tooth decay

  • Aloe: Relieves burning and skin problems

  • Ash (tree): New shoots are chewed and applied to the bite of an adder or viper to stave off the poison effects; seeds may be eaten to fight the pain of a stitch in the side

  • Blessed Thistle: Helps strengthen the heart and lungs and increases circulation

  • Borage Leaves: Used to treat fevers and bring milk to queens

  • Bramble Twigs: Helps bring sleep when chewed into syrup

  • Broom: Helps broken legs and wounds, chew into poultice and spit into wound

  • Burdock root: Chew and place onto wound to help heal rat bites and joint pain

  • Celadine: Used to help the eyes; it will not prevent or cure blindness, but can postpone it

  • Catchweed (burrs): Can be used to stick a treatment to the wound

  • Catmint: Can be used to ease pain and help cure whitecough, greencough and blackcough by gathering and pressing into wounds (this also stops bleeding)

  • Chamomile: Can be eaten to calm and strengthen a cat

  • Chapparal: Can be used to clear "acne"

  • Chervile leaves: Chew into to paste and press onto wound to help prevent or cure infections

  • Chervile root: Helps cure bellyache

  • Chickweed: Used to treat greencough

  • Cobwebs: Used to stop bleeding

  • Coltsfoot: Used to treat kittencough; helps with breathing

  • Comfrey: Stems help strengthen bones; used for broken bones

  • Daisy leaves: Used to treat bellyache and aching joints

  • Dandelion leaves: For shock and calming

  • Deathberries (yew): Kills a cat almost instantly; sometimes used as an act of mercy

  • Dock leaves: Can sooth the pads of a cat, also make a cat's body slippery if they get stuck in a small place

  • Echinacia: Used to treat infection

  • Fern: After "crunching" off the outer "shells," it may be used to help cleanse wounds

  • Feverfew: Used to treat fevers and headaches

  • Ginger: Used to treat asthma and coughs

  • Goldenrod: Used in a poultice to treat joints and stiffness; can also be used for severe injuries

  • Hawthorne Berries: Used to treat burns and indigestion

  • Honey: Helps sore throats and kittencough; if catnip is not available, it is sometimes used to help fight whitecough, greencough or blackcough but will not get rid of it completely

  • Horsetail: Apply juice onto wound to fight infection

  • Juniper berries: Chewed with ragwort to help aching joints; helps bellyaches and whitecough--do NOT swallow

  • Lavender: Leaves and flowers can be eaten to cute headaches, sore throats and fever; inhaling scent can have a calming effect

  • Marigold leaves: Used to treat infection and calm wounds, sores, etc.

  • Mouse bile: Can be rubbed onto ticks to remove them; has horrible taste and smell

  • Nettle leaves: Used to treat swelling

  • Nettle seeds: Used as an antidote to poison

  • Oak leaves: Used to fight infections

  • Parsley: Used to stop the flow of a queen's milk

  • Poppy: Seeds, petals and leaves are eaten to numb pain; they make a cat very sleepy

  • Poppy heads: Eaten to stop continuous coughing

  • Ragwort leaves: Used in a poultice with juniper to treat aching joints; do NOT swallow

  • Snake root: An antidote for poison

  • Stinging nettle: Leaves can be applied to reduce swelling; seeds are eaten by those who have swallowed poison

  • Tansy: To treat normal coughs

  • Thyme: Has a calming effect when eaten

  • Traveling herbs: Give you strength and prevent hunger; eat before traveling long distances

  • Watermint: Used to treat bellyache

  • Wild garlic: Rolling in this may help stop infection

  • Flowering willow (tree): Water from beneath the bark may be used as "eyedrops" to help blurry vision, can also be applied to dry skin as a moisturizer; small bits of bark may be eaten to cure pain, inflammation, fever and diarrhea

  • Yarrow leaves: Eaten to make cats vomit up poison, also used for scraped paws


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Ailments and Injuries

  • Aching joints: Arthritis in cats

  • Chill: A very mild sickness; like whitecough, but instead of fever, chills

  • Cough: A regular cough--what a cold would be to a human; dangerous to elders and young kits

  • Cracked pads: The paw of a cat becomes cracked from dryness or cold.

  • Greencough: Similar to pneumonia in humans--symptoms include coughing, wheezing, pus dripping from eyes, sneezing, and fever

  • Whitecough: A milder version of greencough

  • Blackcough: A very severe version of greencough, always fatal

  • Poisoning: Poisoning from deathberries, Twoleg junk, etc.

  • Of course there's also starvation, freezing, etc., but I shouldn't have to mention those.
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