Medical Herbs Catalogue



amily: N.O. Leguminosae
Mimosa fragrifolia is an acrid astringent.

M. linguis is a diuretic astringent.

M. humilis, Brazilian Mimosa or Sensitive Plant, so called because the leaves close at the least contact. Tincture of the leaves is used by homoeopaths for swelling of ankles.

Cassia nictitans, or Wild Sensitive Plant, is used for certain forms of rheumatism.