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Local herbal remedies should only be used under the guidance
of a knowledgeable herbal medicine practioner!

For post-delivery and other female health care, Citrus × aurantium, sour orange, is often used, combined with other herbs, especially bonné kawé (Cardiospermum microcarpum), as a tisane or tea.  The juice, added to the water used to boil a shoot of pistach mawon (Desmodium barbatum), with a little salt is said to bring in the mother’s milk.  It is also used for colds with china (Exostema sanctae-luciae). An inch of china bark is boiled in little water; the juice of ½ sour orange and a spoon of whale oil is added.  Also warm a sour orange in hot ashes, cut it and rub it on the feet for athlete’s foot.  I children eat large quantities of the peel of sour orange it can cause violent colic and death.

Verna Slane 1987