Scientific name :
It is a blend of the leaves that is used to treat liver
ailments including jaundice, ulcers, diarrhea and skin problems.
The leaves are also used as a diuretic. For external purposes
it is used as a fomentation for athlete's foot, sores, slow-healing
wounds, and insect bites.
Scientific name :
It is used for treating anemia, fatigue, kidneys, peptic
ulcers, pituitary problems, and for building general health, retaining
water in the body, relieving urinary and bowel problems. This
herb is effective for the treatment of narcotic and alcohol addiction.
Scientific name :
It relieves toothache and is used as a mouth freshener
for fresh breath.
Scientific name :
Aloe vera, Aloe spp.
The gel obtained from the inner part of the aloe leaf is used
to treat burns, skin rashes, insect bites, healing wounds by drawing
out infection, and preventing infection from starting and chafed
nipples from breast-feeding. This gel can also be used internally
to keep the bowels functioning smooth. It must be noticed that
this medicine when taken internally causes intestinal cramping
and there are other herbs that do this job better. This gel is
best effective when used fresh rather than "stabilized"
gels found in the stores. The fresh gel was used by Cleopatra
to keep her skin soft and young.
Scientific name : Amaranthus
It is best to treat stomach flu, diarrhea, and gastroenteritis.
This herb is also helpful in stopping menstruation and for contraception.
It reduces tissue swelling caused due to sprains and tick bites
when applied externally. It is advisable not to be used by pregnant
or lactating women.
Scientific name :
It is a herbal tea that is used to treat colic, gas, indigestion,
hepatitis, and heartburn. It is also a remedy for afflictions
of the respiratory system, liver problems and digestive difficulties.
This herb also promotes circulation and energy in the body, often
stimulates circulation in the pelvic region and also stimulates
suppressed menstruation. It is advisable not to be used by pregnant
women or diabetics.
Scientific name : Pimpinellaa
Like angelica this herb is good for the treatment of colic,
gas, and indigestion. It is a trusted remedy for cough being the
mildest of the herbs used for these purposes.
Scientific name : Pyrus
It is used to treat constipation, lower cholesterol level,
cures heart diseases and prevents infection if rubbed after crushing
apple leaves on fresh wound.
Scientific name : Astragalus
This herb strengthens metabolism and digestion, raises metabolism,
aids in strengthening the immune system and is used in the healing
of wounds and injuries.
(Black Indian Hemp)
Scientific name : Apocynum
cannabinum L. or A. androsaemifolium L.
It is used to treat congestive heart failure as it contains cardio-
active glycosides This herb doesn't have an edge over digitalis
and hence is not advisable to be used by any human.
Scientific names : Arnica
If used externally this herb reduces inflammation and pain of
bruises, aches, and sprains. While usage it must be kept in mind
that internal application of this herb has a toxic effect on the
heart and causes very high blood pressure.
Scientific names : Stachys
officinalis (L.) Trev.
It is an astringent used to treat diarrhea and ease gum, mouth
and throat irritation. A blend or tea of these leaves can be either
drunk or used as a gargle or mouthwash. It is also an effective
treatment for mucous membrane irritation and diarrhea but overdosing
may cause excessive irritation of the stomach.
Scienitfic name : Cytisus
scoparius (L.) Link
Meidicnal value It has abundantly used as an alternative
to marijuana, which has negative effects. It has an action of
a diuretic but is not advisable to use it as a diuretic also.
Scientific name :
Vaccinium myrtillus L.
It is a food supplement and increases the visual acuity apart
from preventing glaucoma, cataracts, and macular degeneration.
Scintific names : Betula
verrucosa Erh. or B. pubescens Erh.
This herb is taken with a lot of water along. They act
as a mild diuretic and are used for the treatment of kidney and
urinary tract infections.
Scientific name :
Sanguinaria canadensis L.
It is bets to use as a mouthwash as it helps reducing plaque cavities.
Scientific name :
This herb is bets of the treatment of stomach cramps, vomiting,
fevers, colds, flu, headaches, whooping cough, and menstrual pains.
Furthermore, it reduces stomach acid and contributes to the cure
of ulcers. To withdraw poison of insect bite from the body this
herb is used externally. The herb is known for eliminating worms
from the intestines and when applied in oil form to treat skin
Scientific name :
This herb, strengthens blood vessels, increases circulation and
also augments the vitality of the total body systems. Even vaginal
infections can be cured by tea of Bayberry that stands good for
gargle, sore throat and tonsillitis.
Scientific name : Monarda
This herb also known as Oswego tea and Bee Balm is good for the
treatment of nausea, vomiting, cold and flu. If used in oil form
is an effective treatment for acne, coughs, fevers, tension, stress,
Scientific name : Polygonum
For the treatment of diarrhea and dysentery the herb is boiled
and drunk several times a day. It also acts as a dressing for
cuts and wounds when mixed with echinacea, myrrh, and golden seal.
Scientific name : Rubus
It is an infusion of leaves that is good for the treatment
of diarrhea and sore throat. It is often used as syrup prepared
form the root.
Scientific name :
For the treatment of arthritis this herb is used a lot as it improves
blood circulation. This herb is often used to cure delayed and
painful menstruation besides being used as a conjunction with
other herbs in treating menopause symptoms. It is advisable not
to be used during pregnancy. Black Cohosh can be poisonous in
Scientific name :
It is useful in strengthening heart and in all remedies for lung,
kidney, and liver problems and also as a brain food for stimulating
the memory. During menopause and for menstrual cramping and often
for lactating women to stimulate blood flow to the mammary glands
and increases the flow of milk, this herb is advised by ayurveda.
Scientific name : Caulophylum
To regulate menstrual flow and suppressed menstruation this herb
is used. This herb is also used to induce labor, also during childbirth
to ease the pain and difficulty that accompany birthing, This
herb should not be taken during pregnancy.
Scientific name : Eupatorium
This herb is used for treating severe fevers, flu and catarrh
Scientific name :
This herb is used for treating bronchitis, rashes and to increase
This herb is used for the treatment of skin diseases, boils, fevers,
inflammations, hepatitis, swollen glands, some cancers and fluid
retention. It is an excellent blood purifier and its tea is used
for indigestion. Helps clear persistent teenage acne if taken
for three to four weeks.
Scientific name: Carum
This herb is used for aiding digestion, promoting menses, increasing
mother's milk and to add to cough remedies as an expectorant.
Scientific name: Rhamnus
This herb is used treating chronic constipation, stimulating digestive
system and is safe as a laxative. It is used for treating intestinal
gas, liver and gall bladder complaints and enlarged liver also.
For home remedies for colds, flu, fevers, upset stomach and insomnia,
particularly good for children with upset stomachs in a very mild
infusion this herb is a very effective medicine.
Scientific name: Uncaria
This herb is also known as una de gato and is used for the treatment
of arthritis, gastritis, tumors, dysentery, female hormonal imbalances,
viral infections. This herb should not be taken by those who have
received an organ transplant or by pregnant or nursing women.
Scientific name: Capsicum
For herbal use, the peppers are usually ground into a powder and
mixed with other powdered herbs in capsules.
This herb is used for all sorts
of arthritis and muscle aches and it also benefits heart and circulation
when taken alone or added to other remedies. This herb normalizes
blood pressure and is good for ulcer. It is used in antibiotic
combinations, for menstrual cramps and as a part of treatment
Scientific name: Matricaria
chamomilla (German chamomile), Anthemus nobilis (Roman chamomile)
This herb is used as tea for nerves and menstrual cramps. The
tea is also useful for babies and small children with colds and
stomach troubles. For inducing sleep in insomniac conditions and
wash sore eyes and open sores this herb is advised.
Scientific name: Stellaria
This herb is an excellent source of many B vitamins and various
minerals and thus is used to treat bronchitis, pleurisy, coughs,
colds and as a blood builder. Externally it is good for skin diseases,
and the tea added to the bath is good for soothing skin irritations
Scientific name: Cinnamomum
This herb is used for acute symptoms, as this herb is a stimulant
to other herbs and the body, enabling herbal remedies to work
faster. It is a blood purifier and an prevents infections. .
This herb is used as a nerve tonic, as a sedative for exhaustion,
to strengthen children with weak systems and is used with children
for coughs, bronchitis, wheezing, as it is mild to their systems.
In combination with other drugs it is used for the treatment of
cancer and for skin eruptions (acne).
Scientific name: Eugenia
This herb stops toothache when it is applied directly
to the cavity as oil. It is very useful with people who have cold
extremities. Cloves promote sweating with fevers, colds, and flu
and are often used in remedies for whooping cough. Cloves are
also safe and effective for relieving vomiting during pregnancy.
Scientific name: Tussilago
This herb is used to treat respiratory problems and acts as a
soother for the stomach and intestines. A combination of horehound,
ginger, licorice root and Coltsfoot soothes throat when used as
a cough syrup.
Scientific name: Symphytum
Besides being a healer for wounds, burn, sores and bruises when
applied as an ointment Comfrey is an effective remedy for coughs,
ulcers, healing broken bones, sprains and asthma.
It must be kept in mind that large
dosages can cause liver damage and if used externally it should
be used as tea rather than capsules.
Scientific name: Centaurea
The juice of the stem of this herb treats wounds and cuts.
Scientific name: Viburnum
This herb is mainly used for treating feminine problems like aiding
menstrual cramps, after birth, preventing miscarriages and internal
hemorrhages and is used as an uterine sedative also.
Scientific name: Turnera
This herb regulates the female cycle of menstruation, stimulates
sexual appetite and is good for urinary problems, nervousness
Scientific name: Taraxum
This herb is good for proper functioning of liver as it clears
obstructions (such as stones) and detoxifies poisons that gather
in liver, spleen and gall bladder. This herb finds its utility
in treating premenstrual syndrome, as a diuretic, to reduce cholesterol
and uric acid and to clear skin eruptions when used both internally
Scientific name: Anethum
Dill is an herb effective for the treatment of colic, gas,
Scientific name: Angelica
Being a uterine tonic and hormonal regulator this herb is an effective
herb for female reproductive system. And is often used in premenstrual
syndrome formulas as well as menopausal formulas.
Scientific name: Daemonorops
This herb's resin has an external use as a healer and to stop
bleeding apart from being used internally for chest pains, post-partum
bleeding, internal traumas, and menstrual irregularities.
Scientific name: Echinacea
This herb is used as a natural antibiotic and immune system stimulator,
helping to build resistance to colds, flu and infections. It increases
the production of white blood cells, and improves the lymph glands.
The tea from this herb should be used in all infections and has
been used in treating skin cancers and other cancers.
This herb is an internal cleanser when fighting flu and colds.
Acne can also be treated with this herb when taken as a tea Elder
flower oil is a remedy for chapped skin and is also used to cleanse
the body, build the blood, treat inflammation, fever and soothe
the respiratory system. Being an antiseptic it heals external
wounds and is also used as an insect repellant. Fresh Elder's
stem has cyanide and hence should not be used internally by pregnant
or lactating women.
Scientific name: Inula
This herb is an effective remedy for treating intestinal
worms, water retention and to lessen tooth decay and firm the
gums. This herb can be externally used for washing wounds and
itching rashes. It is burned to repel insects.
Scientific name: Eucalyptus
This herb has antiseptic values when used as an oil and
is used to treat pyorrhea (gum disease) and prevent infections
after burning. The oil and steam of leaves if breathed in will
help clear the sinuses. When mixed with water or vegetable oils,
it makes a good insect repellant.
Scientific name: Oenothera
This herb's oil stimulates to help with liver and spleen conditions.
Even Multiple Sclerosis, low blood pressure, pain of angina can
be cured by it besides being an element to slow the production
of cholesterol. It is a valuable part of an herbal remedy for
treating the symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS) and menstrual
Scientific name: Euphrasia
This herb stimulates the liver to remove toxins from the
body and can be used externally and internally to treat eye infections
and afflictions such as pink- eye. The herb strengthens the eye,
and helps to repair damage.
Scientific name: Chamaelirium
This herb is used sooths very delicate stomach and stimulates
the reproductive organs in women and men. This herb is very important
for use during menopause, due to its positive effects on uterine
disorders, headaches and depression.
Scientific name: Foeniculum
This herb is used as a sedative for kids. It also improves digestion,
cures cough and takes away appetite. It is used for cancer patients
after radiation and chemotherapy treatments and enriches the flow
of milk for lactating women.
Scientific name: Trigonella
This herb is used to soften and expel mucous whereas its antiseptic
properties kill infections in the lungs. It helps reducing fever
when taken with lemon and honey and also nourishes the body during
illness. It is used to relax the uterus and can be taken by pregnant
Scientific name: Tanacetum
This herb is used for the treatment
of cold, fever, flu, digestive problem, to end migraines and other
Scientific name: Linum
This herb is used for maintaining
cardiovascular health, to help in menopause and as a mild laxative,
apart from being used in seed form for the treatment of cancer.
The oil helps slow the kidney disease that accompanies lupus.
This herb relieves menstrual pains, rheumatic aches and pains.
Externally it is used for liniments and for its antiseptic properties.
This herb is a powerful herb used as a natural antibiotic and
has the capability to stimulate cell growth and activity. It reduces
blood pressure in hypertension and is an excellent cure for all
colds and infections of the body.
This herb is an excellent remedy for strengthening and healing
the respiratory system, fighting off colds and flu, removing congestion,
soothing sore throats and relieving headaches and body aches.
It is recommended during pregnancy for treating morning sickness
and digestive problems and for colds and sore throats.
Scientific name: Gingko
This herb is used to treat memory loss, head injuries, tinnitus,
circulatory problems, strengthening the cardiac system, impotence,
asthma, allergies that affect breathing and Alzheimer's disease
in its early stages.
Scientific name: Panax
quinquefolia (American ginseng), Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian
ginseng), Panax spp.
This herb stimulates the body to overcome all forms of illness,
lower blood pressure, increase endurance, relieving depression
and in sex. It is used to tone the body during stress and to overcome
fatigue. During menopause it aids in rejuvenating the system and
balances hormones as well as aids in regulating hot flashes.
Scientific name: Hydrastis
This herb is used for pregnant women and as an antiseptic.
The herb goes straight to the bloodstream and eliminates infection
in the body and enables the liver to recover.
Scientific name: Centella
This herb is and excellent mental stimulant and is often used
after mental breakdowns and if used regularly it can prevent nervous
breakdown besides relieving mental fatigue, senility and aids
the body in defending itself against toxins.
Scientific name: Camellia
sinensis, Various spp.
This herb is an effective anti-oxidant and it reduces the
risk of many forms of cancer, has the ability to stabilize blood
lipids, aiding in treating high cholesterol, hypertension and
stimulate immune functions. This herb also eases mental fatigue,
and lowers the risks for arteriosclerosis.
This herb is used to cure insomnia, prevent miscarriage, heart
ailments, strengthening muscles, prevent arteriosclerosis, angina,
poor heart action and for treating nervousness.
Scientific name: Calluna
This herb when made to tea suppresses cough and aids sleeplessness.
Scientific name: Hyosycamus
This herb is used to stop pain, lessens perspiration. As it is
very toxic it is not advisable for use by pregnant women or weak
children and must be taken in extremely small amounts for external
use only and not on a regular basis.
Scientific name: Humulus
This herb is a sedative used for treating insomnia, coughs, bladder
ailments, liver ailments and nervous tension. It is used in brewing
beer and ales. Externally it is used to treat itching skin rashes
and hives and it also removes poisons from the body.
Scientific name: Marrubium
This herb is used as a home remedy for children's cough and as
a tonic for the respiratory system and stomach. In large doses
it acts as a laxative.
Herb oil is used to massage away muscular aches and help loosen
chest congestion. It can be used to warm a cold body, and to clear
up drippy sinuses.
Scientific name: Equisetum
This herb is used for treating urinary tract infections,
aid in coagulation, decrease bleeding, help broken bones heal
faster, help brittle nails and hair and treatment for rheumatoid
arthritis. When the plant boiled in water it makes an effective
foot soak for tired feet and for the treatment of athlete's foot.
It is advised to be not used by pregnant or nursing.
Scientific name: Hysoppus
This herb is used for treating lung ailments, aid in healing of
wounds, soothe sore throats and inhibit the growth of the herpes
Scientific name: Cetraria
This herb is used to cure all kinds of chest ailments
and nourish the weak, elderly and weak children.
Scientific name: Hedera
This herb is used as an effective remedy for treating sores, ulcers
and other skin eruptions externally.
Scientific name: Jasminum
Jasmine tea is drunk for calming and because of its aphrodisiac
qualities. Jasmine oil used in massage is soothing to the skin,
menstrual cramps and treats depression and nerve conditions.
Scientific name: Simmondsia
The oil of this herb promotes hair growth and relieves skin problems
for centuries. It is an effective treatment for dandruff, psoriasis,
dry and chapped skin.
Scientific name: Juniperis
This herb is used to clear uric acid from the body apart from
healing pancreas with its high content of natural insulin. It
is useful for all urinary infections and for water retention problems.
To compress acne, athletes' foot and dandruff Juniper is used
Scientific name: Piper
This herb is used for treating insomnia, nervousness, relieving
stress after injury, for pains associated with nerve and skin
diseases. Large doses can create a toxic substance in the liver.
Scientific name: Fucus
This herb strengthens and promotes the glands, controls the thyroid
and regulates metabolism. It is a terrific boost for pregnancy
and good for child's development.
Scientific name: Lavandula
This herb is an antidepressant and
is used in combination with other herbs for a remedy of depression,
nervous tension, headache and stress.
Scientific name: Melissa officinalis
This is used to treat children with fever, flu and colds and treat
adults with cold, headache, depression, menstrual cramps, insomnia,
nervous stomach, hyperthyroidism (Grave's disease), herpes simplex
This herb is a major source of female hormone, estrogen.
It is used to treat cough and chest ailments and also used as
a remedy for stomach and heart problems, indigestion and most
respiratory ailments. Should not be used by pregnant women.
This herb eases bloating and flatulence and is used with other
herbs to counteract colds and flu.
Scientific name: Podophyllum
This herb is a strong gland stimulants and is used to treat skin
problems, digestion, and chronic liver diseases. Pregnant women
should not use this herb
This herb is used to treat headaches, earaches and reduces
fevers. It is excellent for heart, circulation and to heal wounds
Scientific names: Origanum
This herb is an effective cure for asthma, coughs and is used
to strengthen the stomach and intestines.
Scientific name: Althea
This herb aids in the spittle of difficult mucous and phlegm,
helps to relax and soothe the bronchial tubes. It is an anti-irritant
and anti-inflammatory for joints and the digestive system. Externally
with cayenne it is used to treat blood poisoning, burns and gangrene.
Scientific name: Filipendula
This herb is used to treat headaches, fever, arthritis, rheumatism,
menstrual cramps, flu and diarrhea in children. It also helps
in recovery from drug and alcohol abuse.
This herb is used to treat nervousness, shaking, insomnia,
induce menses and cramp bark. Often used to stimulate the liver
and as a digestive aid. Pregnant women should not use it.
Scientific name: Verbascum
This herb is not addictive or poisonous and is as a painkiller
and to bring on sleep. It loosens mucous and for treating lung
Scientific name: Commiphora
This herb is a powerful antiseptic and is a strong cleaning and
healing agent, soothing the body and speeding the healing process.
It is most often used in mouthwashes, gargles and tooth pastes
for fighting and preventing gum disease.
Myrtle is used to treat bronchitis, bruises, bad breath, wounds,
colds, sinusitis and coughs.
Scientific name: Azadirachta
It is used to treat wounds, burns, sprains, bruises, earache,
headache, fever, sore throat, food poisoning, shingles, colds,
flu, hepatitis, mononucleosis, fungal infections, yeast infections,
sexually transmitted diseases, acne, skin diseases, heart diseases,
blood disorders, kidney problems, digestive problems, ulcers,
periodontal diseases, nerve disorders, malaria, fatigue and many
other ailments. It is being closely studied for combating AIDS,
cancer, diabetes, allergies and as birth control for both men
and women. It should not be used by internally by pregnant women.
This herb is used for treating high blood pressure, anemia, fatigue,
edema, menstrual difficulties, eczema, enlarged prostate (especially
when combined with Saw Palmetto), urinary tract problems, hay
fever and allergies, gout, PMS, rheumatism, ending diarrhea, scurvy,
liver and prostate problems. Externally it is used as a compress
to treat neuralgia and arthritis. It is very supportive during
Nutmeg relieves chronic nervous problems as well as heart problems,
it aids in digestion and relieves nausea. Large doses can be poisonous
and causes miscarriage for pregnant women.
Scientific name: Quercus
This herb is used to treat diarrhea, dysentery, and bleeding and
if used externally the bark or leaves are boiled and then applied
to bruises, swollen tissues, wounds that are bleeding, and varicose
Avena sativa, A. fatua
Oats helps in recovering from an illness,
supplies necessary fiber in the diet and Oats pastes clear up
many skin disorders, such as acne.
Scientific name: Allium
Onion is used externally as an antiseptic and internally
it can alleviate gas pains, reduce hypertension and reduce cholesterol.
Scientific name: Origanum
This herb is useful for the promotion of perspiration,
as a treatment for colds, flu, and fevers, to bring on menses
and relieve associated menstrual discomfort, to clear lungs and
Scientific name: Passiflora
This herb is used for the treatment of hyperactivity, insomnia,
Parkinson's disease, nervous tension, eye infections and eye-
Scientific name: Pogostemon
cablin, P. patchouli
Patchouli is used to treat dysentery, diarrhea, cold without
fevers, vomiting and nausea.
Pennyroyal herb removes gas from the digestive system, before
menstruation aids a suppressed flow, used in treatments for clods,
upset stomach and to stimulate blood flow to the pelvis area.
It should not be taken or used by pregnant women.
Peony root treats menstrual cramps and irregularities,
gout, asthma and emotional nervous conditions.
Scientific name: Mentha
Peppermint cleans and strengthens the body, acts as a sedative
on the stomach and strengthens the bowels
Scientific name: Vinca
major, Vinca minor
Periwinkle is used made into a tea for external use to
treat skin problems, dermatitis, eczema and acne.
Scientific name: Plantago
lanceolata, P. major
Plantain is used to clear mucous from the body, to neutralize
poisons, to treat lung problems in children, to treat stomach
ulcers, for diarrhea, bladder infectionsand for treating wounds.
Scientific name: Papaver
oppy is used for pain, insomnia, nervousness and chronic
Scientific name: Daucus
Queen Anne's Lace is used for treating gallstones, kidney stones,
water retention, strains and sprains. It is also called Wild Carrot.
This herb is good for females as it strengthens the uterine wall
during pregnancy, reduces the pain of childbirth, helps to reduce
false labor pains, eases menstrual cramps and regulates the flow
during menstruation. It is also good for vomiting in small children,
dysentery and diarrhea in infants. After childbirth it also decreases
uterine swelling and cut down on bleeding.
Scientific name: Rosa
The vitamin c of this herb nourishes the skin, acts as
a blood purifier, as a remedy for infections, cold and flu.
This herb stimulates the circulatory system, treat bites
and stings (externally). treats migraines, bad breath, stimulates
sexual organs, treats nervous disorders, upset stomachs, regulates
menstrual cycle and eases cramps (internally). It is also used
in lotions to ease arthritis and muscle pain.
This herb helps in expelling from the body, poison from
snake bite, scorpion, spider or jellyfish. Pregnant women should
not use it.
Scientific name: Crocus
This herb is prevents heart disease, build-up of cholesterol,
soothes membranes of the stomach and colon. Pregnant women should
not take it.
Scientific name: Salvia
This herb relieves excess mucous buildup, eases mental
exhaustion, strengthens concentrating abilities, treats sores
and skin eruptions, stops bleeding in all cuts, soothes mouth
sores and sore throats, is good for all stomach troubles, diarrhea,
gas, flu, colds, rinses hair and removes dandruff. It is used
to regulate the menstrual cycle, to decrease milk flow in lactating
women, aid in treating hot flashes and is used as a deodorant.
Scientific name: Hypericum
This herb for treating bronchitis, internal bleeding, healing
wounds, septic wounds, to ease depression, headaches, hysteria,
neuralgia, shingles, symptoms that occur during menopause and
is useful in swellings, abscesses, and bad insect stings. Recent
research proves that St. Johnswort is effective in combating AIDS
by increasing the immune functions of the body.
Scientific name: Santalum
This herb is used to cool the body during fevers and heat stroke,
to aid in passing of kidney and gall- stones and for infections
in the urinary tract.
Scientific name: Serenoa
repens, S. serrulata
This herb is used for all wasting diseases, diseases of the reproductive
glands and organs, for the mucous membranes as well as for treating
bronchitis and lung asthma. For treating enlargement of the prostate
gland this is an effective treatment.
Scientific name: Scutellaria
This herb is food for the nerve, it relieves from all chronic
and acute diseases that affect the nerves, regulates sexual desires,
lessen the affects of epilepsy, aids in easing insomnia and restlessness,
is a remedy for feminine cramps and menstrual troubles and reduces
Scientific name: Cassia
This herb is an effective laxative, often used as a cleanser during
a fast and is not to be used for prolonged periods to avoid the
bowel becoming dependent.
Scientific name: Ulmus
This herb neutralizes stomach acids, boosts adrenal glands,
draws out impurities and heals all parts of the body. It is most
useful for the respiratory system and can be externally used to
heal burns, skin cancers, poison ivy and wounds.
Scientific name: Polygonatum
This herb is effective for treating tuberculosis, diabetes, wasting
diseases and is used as a kidney tonic and as a healer of broken
This herb help stopping vomiting during pregnancy and is gentle
enough to use for colic in babies while aiding in curing colds,
flu and gas.
Scientific name: Mitchella
This herb is most beneficial in childbirth as it strengthens the
uterus, helps prevent miscarriage and relieves congestion of the
uterus and ovaries. Its antiseptic properties make it valuable
for treating vaginal infections.
Scientific name: Tabebuia
This herb also known as Pau d' Arco has antibiotic and virus-killing
properties and hence is able to give body the energy needed to
defend itself and to help resist diseases. To combat cancer and
leukemia and for aiding all chronic diseases this is an effective
Scientific name: Artemisia
This herb's mild infusion is used to treat insomnia and hyperactivity.
It stimulates that appetite and aids in digestion.
Scientific name: Thymus
This herb is a powerful antiseptic used in cases of anemia, bronchial
ailments, intestinal disturbances, against tooth decay, fungal
infections as in athlete's foot and skin parasites such as crabs
and lice. It is good for colic, flatulence and cold.
This herb strengthens and tones the urinary tract and is useful
for kidney infections, bladder infections, inflammatory disease
of the urinary tract, diabetes, postpartum women to return the
womb to its natural size and prevent infection of the womb after
childbirth. Pregnant women should not use it.
Scientific name: Valeriana
This herb relaxes, treats insomnia, nervous tension and pain,
strengthens heart, lower blood pressure, IBS, menstrual cramps
and muscle spasms. It is often used as a tranquilizer.
This herb is used to treat liver diseases, exhaustion, fatigue,
fever, insomnia, asthma, post-natal depression, malaria, dysentery,
congestion, painful or irregular menses, increases the flow of
mother's milk and is a pain reliever. Do not use during pregnancy.
Scientific name: Viola
This herb is an effective healer for internal ulcers, malignant
growths. It is used both internally and externally for pimples,
abscesses, tumors and swollen glands.
Scientific name: Vitex
This herb normalizes the reproductive system, treats infertility,
PMS, menopausal problems and hormonal imbalances.
Scientific name: Juglans
nigra (Black Walnut)
The bark of this tree is used to treat dysentery and skin diseases.
The nut is used to promote strength and weight gain whereas the
ground hull of the nut is used to treat skin diseases, herpes,
head, body lice and internal parasites. Walnut leaf is used to
treat eczema, hives and boils. Diluted walnut oil is used to treat
Scientific name: Prunus
This is a good expectorant, is useful for all illnesses related
to lung congestion.
Scientific name: Dioscorea
This herb treats liver and the endocrine system. It also regulates
the female system, particularly during menopause, menstrual distress
Scientific name: Salix
This herb is used to cleanse and heal eyes that are infected or
Scientific name: Hamamelis
This herb is used for healing insect bites, burns, bleeding wounds,
hemorrhoids, and varicose veins externally. Internally it stops
bleeding from internal organs, treats bronchitis, flu, coughs
and stomach ulcers. It is often used as a mouthwash for conditions
of the mouth and throat, and for bleeding gums
Scientific name: Artemisia
This herb is used for treating all problems within the digestive
system, liver and bladder ailments. It promotes menstruation and
helps with menstrual cramps.
Scientific name: Achillea millefolium
This herb stimulates and regulates the liver, acts as a blood
purifier and heals the glandular system. It is often used as a
contraceptive, as a part of diabetes treatment, for treating gum
ailments, cold, flu, fevers and toothache also. It arrests internal
and external bleeding during childbirth. Pregnant women should
avoid this herb.
This herb is a blood purifier, astringent and is used for treating
all diseases of blood and skin, anemia. It nourishes the spleen
and liver, detoxifies the liver, cleans and enriches the blood.
Scientific name: Yucca
This herb is an effective treatment for joint pain caused by arthritis,
inflammation in the joints, dandruff and other scalp conditions.