An algae from seaweed, it is a gelatinous
natural thickener and is a natural laxative.
valuable remedy for the digestive system it stimulates the digestive and liver secretions. It is also the herb of choice for
appendicitis. Also treats incontinence, sore throats and laryngitis. As a salve it will aid in healing wounds and bruises.
Use leaves for swelling. Especially helpful in easing pain
of swollen breast or burning and aching feet. Should be avoided if pregnant.
A highly nutritive herb, good for the pituitary gland, it alkalizes the body rapidly and detoxifies the
liver. Essential in rebuilding decayed teeth and helps with arthritic and rheumatic pain.
Such as Aloe Vera, are
good for burns. While this is a well known treatments, what you may not know is that aloes are also helpful in treating cancer
and stomach ailments.
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 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 the bark to create a tonic that will treat gravel in
the bladder and also aid in reducing fever.
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.
as a demulcent and nutritive food for urinary and bowel affections in infants and invalids in convalescence.
Widely used in Chinese Medicine, it boosts the immune system.
Use for anything from the common cold to cancer.
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.
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 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.
to correct liver function and promote the flow of bile. Also effective for the inflammation of the gall bladder due to gall
Yes this is the same basil that
you use in cooking. Create a tea from the dried herb to treat nausea.
Create a tonic from the leaves for strength. Also aids in digestion and cramps.
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.
Good for allergies. Excellent as an energy food. Aids in
radiation sickness, the kind people get when they undergo radiation therapy for cancer.
A liver and spleen cleanser. It reactivates a sluggish liver. Should be taken
in small amounts.
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.
Use the root
for fever, liver problems, bowels, gallstones diabetes and ailments involving mucous membranes.
Use root and twig for purifying blood, treating ailments of the
liver, pancreas, spleen, glandular organs, piles, jaundice, burns skin and fever.
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.
Effective treatment for diarrhea, dysentery and as a local application for sore mouths and gums.
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.
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
Relieves liver congestion, jaundice and for an inflamed gall-bladder..
Expels parasites and tape worms. Rich in manganese which is important for
nerves, brain and cartilage. Also used for many kind so skin diseases.
Excellent for hormone balance. Helps in all types of female disorders. Good for migraine headaches by improving
on taking oxygen to the brain.
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.
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.
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 flu. It will quickly relieve
the aches and pains as well as help to reduce fever.
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 system.
Acts as a mild, yet reliable and effective laxative. It also works again gout and
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 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.