Herbal medicine

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Herbal medicine

A pack of herbal concoctions typically extracted from the healroot plant. Less potent than industrial pharmaceuticals, but much better than nothing.


Type
Medical ItemMedicine
Stack Limit
75

Base Stats

Beauty
−4
Deterioration Rate
6
Flammability
1
Market Value
10
Mass
0.35
Max Hit Points
60
Medical Potency
0.6

Stat Modifiers




Herbal medicine is an organic medicine used in doctoring to improve the results of medical treatment over not using medicine at all, but is significantly less effective than medicine and glitterworld medicine. In addition, herbal medicine will spoil if not frozen.

Herbal medicine is only truly valuable for treating injuries. During a disease, if a colonist's immunity is sufficiently far ahead of the disease progress, herbal medicine can be used to conserve better medicines while still giving treatment.

Under most circumstances it is not practical to use herbal medicine for surgery, as a 70% medical potency means surgery has a chance to fail, unless when using your most enhanced doctors.

Herbal medicine can either be harvested from healroot or purchased from neolithic traders. Herbal medicine can also be used to make medicine when combined with cloth and neutroamine at a drug lab, which requires somebody who has at least 6 medicine skill and 3 crafting in order to do.