Broom

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Broom
Cat Given Name : Broom
Other Name(s) :
Description :

A low shrub of the evergreen type with stiff, spine-tipped leaves. In the spring it grows small green flowers and in late autumn the flowers give way to bright red berries.

Properties :

The roots of the plant are used to help flush the kidney and bladder, increasing urination and forcing stones from the organs. The roots can also be used to drive phlegm from the chest. The berries aid in the healing and formation of bones and joints.

Related Knowledge
Complaints : Broken Bone (Open), Blackcough, Broken Bone (Closed), Dislocated hip, Dislocated shoulder,
Symptoms :
Species :
Seasonal Availabilities by Territory *
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
* To find a plant that is not available in an area, it must first be approved by the Game Admins. Please PM one of the Admin Team for that permission.
^ The listed seasons are those in which the herb is ready in some way for harvest. Consult the collection methods below for details.
Collecting & Storing Broom
When to Collect : Late Leaf-fall
How to Collect : Pluck fully ripe, red berries from the branches.
How to Preserve : Lay in full sun until fully dry.
How to Store : Store in loose piles in a cool, dark place. Care should be taken to check over berries regularly to prevent mold from starting.
Collecting & Storing Roots
When to Collect : Late Green-leaf
How to Collect : Carefully dig up roots, taking care not to damage them. Select only whole roots with no signs of damage. Care should also be taken to avoid taking so many as to eliminate a patch of the plant.
How to Preserve : Wash the roots carefully, then lay in full sun until throughly dried.
How to Store : Store in stacks in a cool, dark place. Make sure to sort roots often to ensure rot does not start among them.
Detailed Usage Information
Berries : Chew and apply over the site of a broken bone to aid in healing
Berries : Chew and apply over the site of a dislocated joint to aid in healing
Roots : Consume to aid in the removal of Phlegm from the lungs
Roots : Consume to increase urination
Roots : Consume to aid in the flushing of a stone from the urinary system