Herbs Intermediate

Medicine Cats depend on their knowledge of herbs and the properties they have. The following lists are intended as tools of rote memorization for a Medicine Cat in his or her intermediate training phase. Mastery of these lists will expand the knowledge base of a medicine cat and ensure that they are well prepared for advanced situations.

OOC NOTE: As new herbs come into the database the various mixtures might be altered to reflect that. IC you simply ignore discrepancies that pop up as new herbs are added as it should be assumed that new information has been here all along.

Herbs to Know

Bolded items are new for this level of training.

Mixtures to Master

Mixture

Ingredients:

Preparation

Directions

Dosage

Treats:

Burn Treatments

Basic Burn Poultice

Basic Burn Poultice is taught at the Beginning Level of MCA training.

Infected Burn Poultice

Ingredients:
1 Part Daisy Leaves
1 Part Red Dock Leaves
1 Part Willow Bark
½ Part Chickweed Leaves
1/2 Part Chervil Leaves
1/2 Part Alder Leaves
1/2 Part Burdock Leaves

Preparation: Chew the ingredients together, mixing throughly.

Directions: Spread thickly over the affected area as a poultice.

Dosage: Enough to adequately cover the affected area.Treats: A 2nd and 3rd degree Burn that has become infected.

Severe Burn Poultice

Ingredients:
1 Part Alder Leaves
1/2 Part Burdock Leaves
1/2 Part Chickweed Leaves
1 Part Daisy Flowers
1 Part Goldenrod Leaves

Preparation: Chew the ingredients together, mixing throughly.

Directions: Spread thickly over the affected area as a poultice.

Dosage: Enough to adequately cover the affected area.

Treats: A 2nd and 3rd degree Burn.

Tonic for Burn Victims

Ingredients
1-2 Poppy Seeds (optional)
1 Part Willow Bark
1 Part Feverfew Leaves
2 Parts Celandine Flowers

Preparation: Chew the ingredients together, mixing throughly.

Directions: Have the patient take internally.

Dosage: On the first day; a dose the size of two paws for an average-sized cat (size up or down according to cat size). On all following days until the burn is well along in healing; a dose the size of a paw for an average-sized cat (sizing up or down accordingly).

Treats: A cat with a 2nd or 3rd degree burn.