Wednesday, January 26, 2011


Use the flowers. This is a beautiful herb and is widely used. Many do not
realize that it is an effective treatment for headaches related to stress.
Also good for depression.

Natural cortisone. Used for hypoglycemia, adrenal glands and stress.
Also for coughs and chest complaints, gastric ulcers and throat conditions.

The most powerful relaxant. Reduces palpitations of the heart.
Strengthens muscle action. Fine treatment for fevers, pneumonia,
meningitis, pleurisy, hepatitis and peritonitis.

Excellent to bathe sore and inflamed eyes. Also good for lung trouble,
hoarseness, catarrh, diarrhea and dysentery and all kidney diseases.
Also good for a vaginal douche

Monday, January 24, 2011

The root is used. Excellent for low blood pressure. Increases the capillary
circulation of the brain and also helps with nervous exhaustion. Useful for
chest troubles, colds stomach and lungs.

Golden Seal
Use the root. A powerful agent used in treating ulcers, diphtheria,
tonsillitis and spinal meningitis. It is one of the best substitutes for quinine.
It acts as an insulin.

Gotu Kola
Contains remarkable rejuvenating properties. Is known as “The Secret of
Perpetual Youth.” It strengthens the heart, memory and brain.
Use dried roots, rhizomes. The greatest use for Hydrangea is for treating
enlarged prostate glands. It is also effective for urinary infections like
cystitis, including stones.Hyssop
A body cleanser it is also effective for nervousness and recovering from

Juniper Berries
Excellent for kidney and bladder problems relating to pancreas and
adrenal glands. Works well for dropsy and leucorrhea.

As we mentioned earlier, we will include descriptions that are not
necessarily herbs. This is one of them. Kelp is excellent for the thyroid
gland and goiters. Has a remedial and normalizing action on the sensory
nerves. Good for nails and hair and cleanses radiation from the body.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Kind of herbal

Also known as Knitbone. Comfrey has high levels of allantoin which is a
healing chemical that stimulates cell growth. This makes it wonderful for
internal and external use. Works well for gastric ailments including
duodenal ulcers and colitis. Is also beneficial for bronchitis.

Use the leaves to treat migraine headaches, arthritis, dizziness and

For treatment of sore throat and mucous membranes.

Excellent for mental depression. Has been used to help memory.

Garlic is one of the few herbs that have universal recognition and uses. It
stimulates the activity of the digestive organs. It is used to emulsify

Excellent for stomach trouble, prostrate and any urinary ailments.

Corn Silk
Use the stigmas from the female flowers to use as a diuretic, antiinflammatory
or tonic. Corn Silk will help in any irritation of the urinary

Use the seed. Excellent treatment for swellings, fever, blood poison
prevention and as a tea for sore throat.

User either the root or leaf. Useful as a powerful diuretic, it is a good
source for potassium. Help in fighting anemia, also used for fever, liver,
skin and urinary ailments.

Devils Claw
Very effective in arthritis as well as liver and kidney problems.

It is the seeds that are used for treatments. An excellent remedy for
flatulence and colic, it also helps to sooth the nerves.

Excellent strengthening energy to nerves and limbs, Damiana has a
reputation as a great sexual rejuvenator, particularly in lethargy of the
sexual organs. Whether that old wives tale is true or not, it does have a
definite positive effect on the central nervous system and the hormonal
system as well as a being useful as an anti-depressant.

Also known as Purple Coneflower, this is probably one of the most widely
recognized herbal treatments available today. While most people know
it's usefulness for fighting colds flue and infections, it is an excellent blood
cleanser. It also clears up carbuncles, boils and blood poisoning.

Treatment for coughs, asthma, bronchitis, tuberculosis, mucous, kidney
and bladder stones.
This is the main herb for protecting and maintaining the health of the eye.
Acts as an internal medicine for the constitutional tendency to eye
weakness. Will also remove cysts that have been caused by chronic

Also known as Blue Gum. The leaves and bark are used. Excellent
treatment for fever, bronchitis and asthma

Use the seeds. Excellent for obesity because it helps take away the
appetite. Aids indigestion when uric acid is the problem. Is also good for
gas acid stomach, gout and colic in infants.

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Type of herbs

Use the bark to treat phlegm in the throat, tuberculosis, coughs,
bronchitis, heart and blood pressure.

Use the root to treat fever, stomach ailments, sores, burns, ulcers. Also
known to destroy a taste for tobacco!

California Poppy
Use dried aerial parts. A non-addictive alternative to the Opium Poppy.
Used as a sedative for children where there is over-excitability and

You probably know this as Marigold. Use the whole flower tops or just the
petals. One of the best herbs for treating local skin problems and may be
used wherever there is an inflammation on the skin.

The part of this to use is the seeds. A calming herb that will help to ease
flatulence. This use is particularly helpful in children. It also stimulates
the appetite and because it is also an astringent it will help laryngitis,
bronchitis and bronchial asthma.

Cascara Sagrada
Also known as Sacred Bark, Chittem Bark, and Cascara. The part to use
is the bark after aging. Best use is for chronic constipation.

Also known as Capsicum, Chili or Chili Pepper, Hot Pepper and Tabasco
Pepper. This is an effective treatment for pleurisy, kidney problems, skin
and colds.

Also known as Catmint and Catnep. This is a traditional cold and flu
treatment. Can also use it to drive your cat crazy!

Celery Seeds
Use dried ripe fruits to use as an anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic,
diuretic or anti-spasmodic. Great for treating rheumatism, arthritis and

Very useful in cases of acne, arthritis, chronic backache, skin conditions of
warts and blotches. Also one of the best cancer herbs.

Use inner bark and leaves to treat colds and liver ailments.

Makes a great antiseptic and use to treat colds.
Also known as Coughwort, Horsehoof and Foals Foot. Use the dried
flowers and leaves. There are useful levels of zinc in the leaves of this
herb, which has been known to have anti-inflammatory results. Use for
coughs, bronchitis, whooping cough and asthma.

The total list of benefit and treatments for Camomile is huge. Just a few
come to mind, insomnia, anxiety, menopausal depression, loss of
appetite, dyspepsia, diarrhoea, colic, aches and pains of 'flu, migraine,
neuralgia, teething, vertigo, motion sickness, conjunctivitis, inflamed skin.
This may seem too good to be true, but it reflects the wide range of actions
in the body.

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Type of herbal

Blue Cohosh
Also known as Papoose Root or Squawroot. Use the root and rhizome.
Interesting that the secondary names pertain to women and children. This
is an excellent tonic for the uterus and may be used wherever there may
be a weakness. Because it has a anti-spasmodic action, it will ease false
labor pains. When labor does ensue, using Blue Cohosh shortly before
birth will help in an easy delivery.

Also known as Lappa and Beggars Buttons. The part of the plant that is
used is the rhizome. This is a bitter herb, but very effective for the
treatment of skin diseases such as dry and scaly skin and when used over

Black Root
Relieves liver congestion, jaundice and for an inflamed gall-bladder.

Black Walnut Hulls
Expels parasites and tape worms. Rich in manganese which is important
for nerves, brain and cartilage. Also used for many kind so skin diseases.

Blue Flag
The part of this plant to use is the root. It is active for cancer, rheumatism,
blood impurities, skin, liver and a good laxative.

Useful for treatment of rheumatism, osteo-arthritis and rheumatoid
arthritis. Also has a stimulating effect on the walls of the colon and
digestive juices.

Boneset is one of the best remedies for the relief of symptoms that come
with the flue. It will quickly relieve the aches and pains as well as help to
reduce fever.

Blood Root
Also known as Red Root, Red Indian Paint and Tetterwort. The part of the
plant that is used is the dried rhizome (root). It is effective for the treatment
of bronchitis easing the bronchial muscles. Also proven effective for the
treatment of asthma, croup and laryngitis.

Blessed Thistle
Excellent for hormone balance. Helps in all types of female disorders.
Good for migraine headaches by improving on taking oxygen to the brain.

Effective treatment for kidneys, ringworm, mouth sores and the blood. It is
highly recommended after any treatment with cortisone or steroids as it
will revive and renew the adrenal glands over time.

Use the leaves to treat urinary ailments as well as kidney, bladder,
perspiration and prostate illness.

Bugleweed is specific for over-active thyroid glands where there is
tightness of breath, palpitations and shaking. Good for the central nervous

Buckthorn Bark
Acts as a mild, yet reliable and effective laxative. It also works again gout
and dropsy.
a long period of time can be helpful in the treatment of psoriasis.

Also known as Butternut, White Walnut, Lemon Walnut, Oilnut. It
influences, with great energy, the liver, small intestines, colon and rectum,
causing and increased manufacture and elimination of bile, as well as
increased activity of the glands of the intestinal tract.

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Herbal information

Black Cohosh
Also known as Black Snakeroot, Bugbane, Rattleroot, Rattleweed,
Squawroot. The dried root is the part used. This is a powerful relaxant as
well as being extremely effective with easing painful menstrual cramps.
Ovarian cramps will be relieved as well as bringing on a delayed menstrual
cycle. It is also effective in the treatment of arthritis, osteo-arthritis,
rheumatic pain and neurological pan. In small doses, appetite and
digestion are greatly improved and is very beneficial for the nervous
system in general.

Beet Root (Red)
A liver and spleen cleanser. It reactivates a sluggish liver. Should be taken
in small amounts.

Bitter Sweet
Use root and twig for purifying blood, treating ailments of the liver,
pancreas, spleen, glandular organs, piles, jaundice, burns skin and fever.

Black Haw
Used the dried root. A powerful relaxant for the uterus, is used to assist in
threatened miscarriage as well as false labor pains. Also good for
reducing blood pressure

Bee Pollen
Good for allergies. Excellent as an energy food. Aids in radiation sickness,
the kind people get when they undergo radiation therapy for cancer.

Useful for soothing the stomach and flatulence.

Useful as a blood purifier, also effective for epilepsy, jaundice and colic.

Leaves are an effective treatment for cystitis and other urinary infections.
Also good for gout, arthritic pain and rheumatism.

Bitter Root
Use the root for fever, liver problems, bowels, gallstones diabetes and
ailments involving mucous membranes.

Use the bark of the root and rhizome. A safe, gentle remedy that can be
used for diarrhea, dysentery and externally for skin eruptions and burns.

Black Catechu
Effective treatment for diarrhea, dysentery and as a local application for
sore mouths and gums.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Kind of herbal

Balm of Gilead
Also known as Poplar buds and Balsam Poplar. Bark and leaves are
used to alleviate discomfort of cough colds, lung trouble and kidneys.
Secondary, the buds can be used as a tea for gargling making it an
excellent remedy for sore throats, coughs and laryngitis.

Also known as Lemon Balm, Sweet Balm or Melissa. Using the green
leaves and flowers, balm is a natural deterrent to perspiration, will also
bring boils to a head, is useful for stings and toothache as well as
flatulence and digestion.

Use to correct liver function and promote the flow of bile. Also effective for
the inflammation of the gall bladder due to gall stones.

Yes this is the same basil that you use in cooking. Create a tea from the
dried herb to treat nausea.

Also known as Bitter Herb, Snake Head, Turtle Head or Turtle Broom.
Good for the liver, stomach and used in the treatment of eczema. Also
used in treatment of gall stones, inflammation of the gall-bladder and in
jaundice. It stimulates the appetite, eases colic, dyspepsia and
biliousness and is helpful in debility.

Also known as Candleberry, Waxberry and Wax Myrtle. Use bark, leaves
and flowers. For treatment of sore throat, piles, bleeding of the stomach,
lungs, bowels and very effective as a douche.

Create a tonic from the leaves for strength. Also aids in digestion and

Monday, January 10, 2011

Kind of herbal

Agar Agar
An algae from seaweed, it is a gelatinous natural thickener and is a natural

Use the dried fruit. The strong oil in Aniseed provides the basis for its
internal use to ease griping, intestinal colic and flatulence. It also has an
expectorant and anti-spasmodic action and may be used in bronchitis, in
tracheitis where there is persistent irritable coughing, and in whooping
cough. The oil itself can be the base for an ointment to help control lice
and the oil can be used directly in the control of lice.

Use both the root and seed. Roots and leaves are used medicinally, the
stems and seeds are used in confectionery. This herb is a useful
expectorant for coughs, bronchitis and pleurisy, especially when they are
accompanied by fever, colds or influenza.

Use as a demulcent and nutritive food for urinary and bowel affections in
infants and invalids in convalescence.

Apple Tree
Use the bark to create a tonic that will treat gravel in the bladder and also
aid in reducing fever.

Widely used in Chinese Medicine, it boosts the immune system. Use for
anything from the common cold to cancer.

Not to be taken internally, this is an excellent treatment for bruises and
sprains. Will also help relieve rheumatic pain as well as pain and
inflammation of phlebitis.

Thursday, January 6, 2011


Chamomile tea is a trusted herbal remedy that helps with many common ailments such as insomnia, depression, stomach problems, infections and it is one remedy that has been passed down from generation to generation. Some people actually started to grow chamomile in their herbal gardens and with good reason.

Chamomile tea has been used as a healing drink for centuries so it's no wonder that it is estimated that over 1 million cups are ingested every day. The medicinal properties of this tea are wide and many, but perhaps the best known is it's ability to help you relax. Many people like to drink it before bedtime as a sleep inducer and one herbal medicine guide claims that drinking chamomile tea before bed will stop nightmares

Because of its antiseptic proprieties (it calms pains and reduces swelling), wild chamomile is used externally through cataplasm, enema, throat wash in different afflictions. Wounds with puss, burns, hemorrhoids, throat pains, different ulcerations of the skin, leucorrhea, dental abscess, conjunctivitis, etc. are ameliorated by chamomile. Chamomile has a whole list of benefits, that include things like stress relief, muscle and joint pain relief, antiseptic and antibacterial properties and even the ability to ease annoyances associated with your menstrual cycle, such as PMS and bloating. In addition to these, chamomile has been known to aid in the relief of digestive problems, such as gas, diarrhea, bloating, and sore stomachs.