A little Hamamelis, or witch hazel, which is the same thing, snuffed up, will, at once, stop an ordinary bleeding from the nose.
Ambrosia artemesiaefolia [Ambro]
Blackwood Philadelphia says that a decoction of the rag-weed Ambros. art. in strong doses will stop nose bleed where it attains dangerous significance in diseases. A specific for nose bleed. If the weed cannot be found, use the mother tincture-i.e. the fresh plant tincture.
Let it bleed Dr. Constantine Hering claims that nose bleed, if not caused by an injury, ought nor to be stopped at once, not stopped at all, unless it goes to excess, for, he says, it benefits the patient considerably. Once phlebotomy was a cure-all, but it is now nerve practiced; nose bleed is nature’s way of bleeding a man who needs it, so Hering thought.